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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
20 Jan 2015
Nelson: Kane Williamson made a welcome return to the New Zealand side with an elegant century to set up a four-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the fourth one-day international on Tuesday.
20 Jan 2015
Nelson: An innings of 94 from Mahela Jayawardene and 76 from Kumar Sangakkara helped Sri Lanka to reach 276 against New Zealand in the fourth one-day international at Nelson on Tuesday.