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Musician lived in obscurity not knowing he was star abroad


September 11th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Sep 11 (IANS/EFE) The documentary "Searching for Sugar Man" tells the story of a Mexican-American musician who in the 1970s recorded two albums that did not have much success ... Read more...

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‘Women of India, South Africa should partner each other’


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Women of India and South Africa should enter into partnerships in economic development programmes, South Africa's High Commissioner Harris Majeke said here Wednesday.Speaking at ... Read more...

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South Africa declares week of mourning


August 20th, 2012 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 20 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma Sunday declared a week-long national mourning after 44 people died during a labour unrest.Thirty-four people were killed in a shootout Thursday ... Read more...

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South African president orders probe in mine shootout


August 18th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 18 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma has issued an order to probe the platinum mine shootout which left 34 people dead and over 78 injured."I have decided ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Special children celebrate Nelson Mandela Day (With image)


July 18th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Around 50 visually impaired children from a reputed Mumbai school Wednesday celebrated the 94th birthday of South African freedom icon Nelson Mandela with musical performances and ... Read more...

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Midnight drama, deals in battle for AU’s top job


July 16th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 16 (IANS) It was midnight drama, intrigue and last-minute deal-making at the Chinese-built new building of the African Union as rival camps upped the stakes for the ... Read more...

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Mandela in good health: Zuma


July 12th, 2012 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela is in good health, incumbent Jacob Zuma said after paying a visit to Mandela's rural home in Qunu village in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Britain blamed for Indian Malaysians’ ‘plight’ in ex-colony


June 30th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) An exiled Indian Malaysian human rights lawyer plans to file a lawsuit against the British government for failing to provide adequate safety to the community under ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malaysian lawyer to sue Britain for independence wrongs


June 30th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) An exiled human rights lawyer from Malaysia has decided to re-file a billion dollar suit against the British governnment, blaming it for having failed to protect ... Read more...

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India to host Africa Festival (With Image)


June 6th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Artistes from as many as five African countries - the Seychelles, Zambia, Sudan, Ghana and Senegal - will bring to India their folklores, dances and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

India has the will to bring change: Desmond Tutu


February 9th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) India has the political will to bring change that can help abolish evils like child marriage, Nobel laureate and South African anti-apartheid icon archbishop Desmond ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to meet Desmond Tutu


February 9th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 9 (IANS) Two Nobel laureates and long-time friends -- Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai lama and South African anti-apartheid icon archbishop Desmond Tutu - will come face to ... Read more...

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Talking against child marriage, Bihar girls impress The Elders


February 9th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 9 (IANS) Speaking out against child marriage, some youths in Bihar, particularly girls, have impressed The Elders, a visiting group of world leaders led by Nobel laureate Desmond ... Read more...

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Tutu calls for end to child marriages in Bihar


February 8th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 7 (IANS) Nobel laureate and anti-apartheid icon Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa has expressed concern over the high rate of child marriages in Bihar and urged people, ... Read more...

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Rowe initiates legal action against Jamaica Cricket Association


November 11th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Nov 11 (IANS/CMC) West Indies batting legend Lawrence Rowe has launched legal action against the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) for its decision to withdraw his name from the Players ... Read more...

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Abolish death penalty, say rights groups


September 5th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) In the wake of a court stay on the execution of three convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case and the ongoing debate over the ... Read more...

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South African Police probe controversial Facebook photo figure


August 29th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Johannesburg, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The South African police are hunting for a person who posted a disturbing picture of a white man dressed like a hunter on the side of what ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

New documentary about Paul Simon being made


August 24th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A documentary about composer Paul Simon is being made. The documentary focuses on the life of Simon and his return to South Africa after the UN ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Delhi toasts spirit of Nelson Mandela


July 18th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The national capital had a brush with the spirit of Nelson Mandela Monday. Singing by students and celebratory chants blended with reminiscences of the living ... Read more...

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Millions of South African students greet Mandela on birthday


July 18th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, July 18 (IANS) Millions of South African schoolchildren greeted former president Nelson Mandela Monday by singing "Happy Birthday" as the nation marked his 93rd birth anniversary.Approximately 12 million students ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Russia unfazed by NSG guidelines, backs India’s membership


July 8th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Russia Friday came out strongly in support of India's bid for full membership of the 46-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group and underlined that the new guidelines ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama arrives in South Africa


June 21st, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Johannesburg, S.A., June 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US First Lady Michelle Obama arrived in South Africa on an official visit. The trip is the second solo trip for Michelle since her husband ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Rowe apologise for hurting Caribbean sentiments


June 21st, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), June 21 (IANS) Twenty-eight years after he hurt the Caribbean sentiments by leading two rebel tours to Apartheid-ruled South Africa, former West Indies cricketer Lawrence Rowe apologised after ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Former South African President Mandela goes home to rest


May 23rd, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG (BNO NEWS) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela went back to his home in the Eastern Cape on Sunday to rest, the government said. It is his first public appearance ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Hindus and Jews ask Miley Cyrus to raise Gypsy apartheid issue on her “Gypsy Heart” tour


April 25th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 25 (ANI): Hindus and Jews want American singer-actress Miley Cyrus to use her upcoming "Gypsy Heart" world tour to spread awareness about the apartheid faced by about 15-million ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ryan Phillippe shocked by photographers’ death in Libya


April 25th, 2011 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
April 25 (IANS) Actor Ryan Phillippe was in shock following the death of two photojournalists in Libya just hours before he premiered his new film about renowned combat snapper Kevin ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Miley Cyrus asked to raise Gypsy apartheid issue on her “Gypsy Heart” tour


April 24th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada, Apr 24(ANI): Hindus and Jews want American singer-actress Miley Cyrus to use her upcoming "Gypsy Heart" world tour to spread awareness about the apartheid faced by about 15-million European Gypsies ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Apartheid prevails at Australian hotel’s pubs


April 6th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 6 (IANS) A hotel in Australia has opened two separate bars to keep the non-indigenous people and the Aboriginals away from each other. One is called Sportsman's Bar ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Poor World Cup for African nations


March 31st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) It is a World Cup dominated by sub-continental teams and not an African Safari, as many believed seeing the all-round strength of the South African team.For ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘The Eagle’ fails to take flight (IANS Film Review)


March 26th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Film: The Eagle; Director: Kevin Macdonald; Actors: Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell and Donald Sutherland; Rating: **1/2Films once pandered to the simplistic black and white notion where good battles bad, and nad ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hindus want Martin Sheen to take up cause of apartheid of European Roma


February 26th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 26 (ANI): Golden Globe winner Hollywood star Martin Sheen (The West Wing) reportedly says that all of Europe and the Spanish government is far beyond the curve in dealing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bono sparks anger in SA for endorsing ‘Shoot the Boer’ song


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): U2 frontman Bono has provoked criticism in South Africa for apparently endorsing an anti-apartheid song, which includes the lyrics 'Shoot the Boer'.The Irish pop star compared the song ... Read more...

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Hindus denounce Romania proposal of renaming “Roma” as “Gypsy”


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada(US), Feb 3 (ANI): Hindus strongly object to reported Romania proposal of officially changing the term "Roma", currently used for its largest minority group, to "Gypsy".Notable Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Freed American female hiker summoned to Iran to stand trial over spying charges


February 1st, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Feb 1 (ANI): Sarah Shourd, An American woman who was released last year after spending 14 months in an Iranian jail, has been asked to stand trial in Tehran over ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hindus, Jews Ask Pope to Abandon Double Standards on Roma Apartheid


January 17th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 17 (ANI):Hindus and Jews claim that Pope Benedict holds double standards on the issues of Roma (Gypsy) apartheid in Europe.Hindu statesman Rajan Zed; and Rabbi Jonathan B. Freirich, prominent ... Read more...

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