21 Jul 2015
Zurich: FIFA president Sepp Blatter was showered with fake paper money by a British protester before the start of a press conference on Monday and, visibly shaken, walked out of the auditorium.
18 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Nelson Mandela Day on Saturday, paid tribute to the former South African president, whom he described as a "shining beacon of democracy".
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.
09 Jul 2015
Mumbai: The Dallas Mavericks today introduced 19-year-old Satnam Singh Bhamra as the first-ever Indian National Basketball Association (NBA) draft pick in Dallas.
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.
29 May 2015
New Delhi: India will get a taste of professional boxing with the launch of the Champions Boxing Night in which former Youth Commonwealth Games medallist Neeraj Goyat will square off against Filipino Nelson Gulpe for the 66kg Asian title here on Saturday.
24 Mar 2015
London: A posthumous memoir by Nelson Mandela, recounting his time as South Africa's first democratically elected president, is scheduled to be published around the world next year.
22 Apr 2015
Pretoria: A 3,133 square metres blanket, knitted together by people of six countries including India to pay tributes to the legacy of South African anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, on Wednesday set a new Guinness World record.
27 Aug 2011
Nelson Mandela Foundation's launched a clothing line featuring garments marked with "46664", the anti-apartheid hero's prison number, as part of a fundraising campaign to counter HIV. The line, manufactured by South African company Seardel, debuted at a leading Johannesburg store and includes men's shirts, polos and jeans bearing the famous anti-apartheid "Hand of Africa" symbol as a logo. Women's dresses of various colours are also available.