24 Dec 2013
Sivaganga: Launching a scathing attack on BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said some people were making ‘cruel and fierce’ speeches and regretted that kindness and tenderness of leaders like Mahatma Gandhi were disappearing.
18 Dec 2013
Kolkata: The state school syllabus revamp committee is in talks with the West Bengal education department to include detailed chapters on anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela and cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar in state-run schools' curriculum, officials said on Wednesday.
12 Jun 2013
President Barack Obama is wishing for a ‘speedy recovery’ for ailing former South African President Nelson Mandela.
11 Feb 2014
Johannesburg: South Africa's postal service has issued a commemorative stamp with a portrait of Nelson Mandela on the 24th anniversary of his release from prison during white minority rule.
03 Feb 2014
Johannesburg: South Africa's anti-apartheid legend Nelson Mandela has left an estate valued at over USD 4.13 million for his family, staff, schools and the ruling African National Congress, executors of his will said on Monday.
08 Feb 2014
Johannesburg: South Africa will go to the polls on May 7, President Jacob Zuma said, in what is expected to be the most hotly contested elections since the ruling African National Congress (ANC) came to power after the first democratic elections in 1994.
25 Jan 2014
Davos: As the world's elite debate at the WEF Annual Meeting various issues affecting the mankind, they also watched here last night a biopic made by Indian-origin Anant Singh on the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela.
15 Dec 2013
Qunu: South Africa's first black President Nelson Mandela was on Sunday laid to rest with full state honours in his childhood village after teary-eyed friends and family members bid adieu to the anti-apartheid icon whose courage and freedom struggle turned him into a giant of history.
24 Jan 2014
Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan lent support to the Indian premiere of Anant Singh's "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom" about former South African president Nelson Mandela, whom he remembers as a kind person.
06 Dec 2013
Mumbai: The Indian film fraternity paid tribute to anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela Friday and remembered him as "a man of will, belief and perseverance" and "torch bearer of peace and harmony".