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 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.
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.
12 Jun 2013
President Barack Obama is wishing for a ‘speedy recovery’ for ailing former South African President Nelson Mandela.
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.
14 Mar 2015
London: A historic bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled on Saturday at the Parliament Square here in a rare honour bestowed by the government in Britain whose colonial regime he had overt0hrown by his non-violent campaign.
20 Feb 2015
Cape Town: South African President Jacob Zuma on Thursday denied that he was a racist and assured white people that they should not fear being "chased" out of Nelson Mandela's "Rainbow Nation".
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.
06 Dec 2014
Johannesburg: The West Indies cricket team joined millions of South Africans here in marking the first death anniversary of former South African President and global icon Nelson Mandela.