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Man hospitalized after being headbutted by giraffe


March 6th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pretoria, South Africa, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 32-year-old man has been hospitalized after he was headbutted by a giraffe. Paramedics say the man was trying to draw a blood from the ... Read more...

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India-Brazil joint commission meet Dec 11-13


December 8th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) India and Brazil will hold their joint commission meeting here Dec 11-13 when the two sides will discuss the entire gamut of their strategic ... Read more...

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Population management key for sustainable development: Azad


November 1st, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria (South Africa), Nov 1 (IANS) Observing that population management was the key to sustainable development, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Tuesday said population dynamics will play a key role ... Read more...

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India will raise EU aviation tax issue: Natarajan


October 4th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Expressing reservations about European Union's (EU) decision to put a charge on carbon emissions from airlines, India Tuesday said it will raise the matter in ... Read more...

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South Africa to create over 10,000 jobs in tourism


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria (South Africa), April 22 (IANS) Offering a hope to the large unemployed population in the country, the South African government has decided to generate over 10,000 jobs in ... Read more...

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Train crash in South Africa kills 1, injures more than 80


April 8th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by BNO News
PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- At least one person has been killed and more than 80 others have been injured after two passenger trains collided in the South African city of ... Read more...

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South African terror suspect threatened to unleash biological weapons on the UK, US


February 13th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by BNO News
PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- South African police on Saturday arrested a 64-year-old businessman who had threatened for months to unleash biological weapons on Britain and the United States.The South African ... Read more...

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No need to panic over Mandela’s health, says government


January 28th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria (South Africa), Jan 28 (IANS) The South African government has tried to allay people's fears about former president Nelson Mandela's health, saying medically there is no need to panic.Acting South African ... Read more...

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Female crickets fall for louder songs sung by younger males


January 15th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): Female crickets fall for the higher-pitched and louder songs sung by younger males, suggests a study.The study has challenged a well-established theory that females prefer older males because ... Read more...

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Andres Iniesta named Man of the Match


June 26th, 2010 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria (South Africa), June 26 (DPA) Andres Iniesta won FIFA Man of the Match as Spain beat Chile to top Group H. The Barcelona midfielder recovered from injury and scored the second goal ... Read more...

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S.African soccer star says team doing a great job


June 14th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Pretoria (South Africa), June 14 (ANI): South African football star Kagisho Dikgacoi has told Football365.co.za that the team is doing a good job and working well as a unit, and added that ... Read more...

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Luxury train carrying Americans, Britons and other tourists derails in South Africa


April 21st, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by BNO News
PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- At least three people were killed, including an unborn child, and scores were injured when a luxury passenger train carrying Americans, Britons and other tourists derailed ... Read more...

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Train carrying Americans, Britons, French and Germans derails in South Africa


April 21st, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by BNO News
PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- At least three people were killed, including an unborn child, and dozens more were injured when a passenger train carrying Americans, Britons and other tourists derailed ... Read more...

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Largest orb-weaving spider discovered in South Africa


October 21st, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 21 (ANI): Scientists from the United States and Slovenia have discovered the largest orb-weaving spider in South Africa.The spider belongs to the Nephila species, and researchers have shown that on ... Read more...

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Winnie Mandela not included in Zuma Cabinet


May 11th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Pretoria (South Africa), May 11 (ANI): Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the ex-wife of former South African President Nelson Mandela, has been left out of President Jacob Zuma's Cabinet.According to the South African Press ... Read more...

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Obama not to attend new South African president’s inauguration


April 30th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Pretoria (South Africa), Apr.30 (ANI): US President Barack Obama will not be among the heads of state attending ANC leader Jacob Zuma's inauguration as the country's fourth democratically-elected president, the foreign ... Read more...

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A unique diamond auction


April 21st, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
On Monday,the Sotheby's New York previewed the vivid blue diamond, slightly smaller than a dime and shaped like a cushion. The unique and the rare diamond which is 7.03-carat blue diamond, expected ... Read more...

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S. Africa’s Bishop Tutu gets a gift from the Dalai Lama


April 19th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Pretoria (South Africa), Apr. 19 (ANI) - Archbishop Desmond Tutu received a spiritual leadership award - and a gift from Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama - at Freedom Park in Pretoria ... Read more...

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The seal that tried to rape a penguin!


May 3rd, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by admin
London , May 3 (ANI): Animals will often attack other species when theyre looking for food. One seal however, had sex on its mind when it set its sights on a ... Read more...

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