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Anni Dewani case: Opposing psychiatrists are partners


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Psychiatrists hired by the prosecution as well as the defence in the honeymoon murder case of Indian-origin bride Anni Dewani were business partners, The Sun reported.Michael ... Read more...

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South Africa tops continent’s medal standings


August 14th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Aug 14 (IANS) South African athletes won more medals than any other African country at the London Olympics but fell short of the projected tally, authorities said.South Africa ... Read more...

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Nairobi planning to bid for the 2024 Olympics


August 9th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nairobi, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kenya’s Prime Minister Raila Odinga announced on Wednesday that they are preparing the country so that they can host the Olympic Games in 2024. Odinga said that ... Read more...

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US expects South Africa to make Iran shun n-programme


August 9th, 2012 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Aug 9 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has urged South Africa to use its "rare authority" to persuade Iran in giving up its nuclear programme, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Anni Dewani’s South African killer gets 25 years jail


August 8th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) A South African man accused of killing Indian-origin honeymooning bride Anni Dewani in that country has been jailed for 25 years.Mziwamadoda Qwabe pleaded guilty to murder, ... Read more...

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South Africans being urged to save electricity


August 6th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Aug 6 (IANS) At a time when the country is faced with an increased pressure of electricity shortage, a massive public awareness drive has been launched in ... Read more...

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I don’t believe in crash diets: Deepika Padukone


July 24th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Deepika Padukone's orange bikini scene from her latest film, "Cocktail", has been the talk of the town. The actress says the secret behind her perfect ... Read more...

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South African president to fight corruption in police


July 24th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, July 24 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma has vowed to fight rising corruption among police officers."The fact that a number of police officers have been arrested after ... Read more...

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‘Aashiqui 2′ shooting to start from next month


July 4th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Filmmaker Mohit Suri will start shooting for "Aashiqui 2" from next month with Shraddha Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapoor in the lead roles, and says that ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton praises Ela Bhatt for empowering women


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has praised Indian social activist Ela Bhatt as one of her "heroines" for her work for empowerment of women."I have a ... Read more...

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Mukesh Bhatt’s son debuts as director with ‘Murder 3′


June 17th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Mukesh Bhatt, whose production house is known for giving break to newcomers in the showbiz, is set to launch his son Vishesh as a director ... Read more...

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South Africa dump Boxing Day Test for T20s


June 6th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 6 (IANS) South Africa for the first time in two decades have dumped the traditional Boxing Day Test, played in Durban since Proteas re-entered international sport in 1992, ... Read more...

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Mandela looks healthy on TV


May 31st, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, May 31 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela has appeared on TV at his home in Qunu, Eastern Cape, looking healthy.The footage Wednesday shows Mandela receiving a ... Read more...

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Sports minister gives away cash awards to 158 athletes


May 10th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi May 10 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Thursday gave away cash awards worth to Rs 2.12 crore to 158 sportspersons who have won medals in international events from ... Read more...

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Indian held in South Africa for human trafficking


May 7th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, May 7 (IANS) Six people including an Indian have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the trafficking of at least 47 victims in South Africa, a media ... Read more...

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Graeme Smith recovering well from ankle surgery


April 26th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, April 26 (IANS) South African Test captain Graeme Smith is recovering well after undergoing surgery on his left ankle three weeks ago.Cricket South Africa (CSA) said in a statement ... Read more...

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Six South African rugby players feared drowned


March 27th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, March 27 (IANS) Six South African rugby players were feared drowned after being swept out to the sea at Port Elizabeth, Xinhua reported.The players were having a swim ... Read more...

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It’s tough to make Raghavan happy: Saif


March 19th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Actor-producer Saif Ali Khan says it isn't easy to please Sriram Raghavan, but he is glad the director is happy with their final product "Agent ... Read more...

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I wanted ‘Blood Money’ to be titled ‘Kalyug 2′: Mahesh Bhatt


March 13th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has revealed that he wanted his upcoming production "Blood Money" to be titled "Kalyug 2" but couldn't do so due to stiff opposition ... Read more...

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South African sports ministry keeping close watch on SAFA


March 8th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, March 8 (IANS) The South African sports ministry is keeping a close watch on the activities of the country's football association, ministry spokesperson Paena Galane has said. Galane ... Read more...

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South Africans deceived into match-fixing scandal: FIFA


March 6th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, March 6 (IANS) A FIFA investigation has found that South Africa was duped into match-fixing in the warm-up games leading to the 2010 World Cup.The South Africans were ... Read more...

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FIFA investigators in SA to probe match fixing


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, March 2 (IANS) A FIFA delegation arrived in South Africa as part of a global tour to investigate match fixing.The delegation, led by Chris Eaton, will spend four ... Read more...

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$65,000 reward to nab South Africa rhino poachers


February 13th, 2012 - 3:25 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Feb 13 (IANS) Police in a South African province Sunday announced a reward of 500,000 rand ($65,000) for information leading to the arrest of suspects involved in the ... Read more...

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Zinc-antibiotic saves kids with pneumonia


February 8th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Feb 8 (IANS) Respiratory tract infections, including pneumonia, are the biggest killers of children under five years old. But standard antibiotic therapy, given to children with zinc, improved ... Read more...

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Mandela in good health: Official


January 28th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Jan 28 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela was in good health contrary to reports that gave rise to rumours that he may be suffering from health ... Read more...

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America indispensable in world affairs: Obama


January 25th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Joining issue with those suggesting that Washington's influence was on the decline, President Barack Obama has asserted that America remains the one indispensable nation in ... Read more...

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Anything less than a whitewash will be sad: Clarke


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 22 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke is looking for a 4-0 whitewash against India as the two team gear up for the fourth and the final Test at ... Read more...

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South African footballer stabbed to death


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Jan 22 (IANS) South African footballer Jeffrey Ntuka was stabbed to death Saturday, a football website said.The stabbing took place in a nightclub in the 26-year-old Ntuka's hometown ... Read more...

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Six killed in South African car accident


January 16th, 2012 - 7:52 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Jan 16 (IANS) A total of six people were killed after a car rammed into a shop in Cape Town Sunday, said South African police.Five occupants in the ... Read more...

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MCC upset with India over DRS, member Dravid has different view


January 11th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town/Perth, Jan 11 (IANS) The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) World Cricket Committee said it was wrong not to have Decision Review System (DRS) in Test matches involving India.The Indian ... Read more...

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Proteas thrash Sri Lanka for first home series win since 2008


January 6th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Jan 6 (IANS) South Africa defeated Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in the third and final cricket Test here for their first home series win since 2008.Following on, ... Read more...

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Swaziland withdraws from African Nations Cup


January 2nd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Jan 2 (IANS) Due to financial constraints, Swaziland has withdrawn from the 2013 African Nations Cup,.The announcement came just a week before Swaziland were due to play the ... Read more...

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South African mother suspected of killing three kids


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Jan 2 (IANS) A 36-year-old pregnant woman in South Africa is being investigated for allegedly murdering three of her children in Western Cape province, said authorities.The lady, whose ... Read more...

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19 dead in South Africa road accident


December 28th, 2011 - 3:43 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Dec 28 (IANS) Nineteen people were killed in a head-on between a minibus and car in South Africa, police said Tuesday.The vehicles caught fire after the collision late ... Read more...

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Handling injuries Shaun Marsh’s biggest challenge: Moody


December 26th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) Former Australian all-rounder Tom Moody, the man who transformed Shaun Marsh's career, feels that the young batsman's biggest challenge after giving up part lifestyle is his ... Read more...

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