South Africa
Calcutta  /  Published 07.03.21

1 flier tests positive for SA variant

An international flier, who reached the city recently, has been found positive for the South African-strain of the coronavirus and three others have tested positive for the UK-strain, senior officials...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 03.03.21

Dale Steyn wakes up late from IPL slumber

South Africa pace great Dale Steyn thinks the IPL is more about money and less about cricket. But interestingly, his realisation comes at the fag end of his career when, irrespective of his interest o...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, Karachi

Opinion  /  Published 21.02.21

Lessons from deaths of two remarkable women

‘Birthday’ is a standard word. But not ‘deathday’. Too inauspicious, perhaps. Too grim. But that is surely ahistorical. Some deathdays are to be celebrated for the persons who ...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi in

Sports  /  Published 19.02.21

Chris Morris home truth for South Africa

The IPL just doesn’t cease to surprise. Quite a few names that are truly big in international cricket were part of Thursday’s auction in Chennai, but trumping every one, South African all...
By in Calcutta

People  /  Published 18.02.21

Arun on ultra-marathons & more

Your running role model: Zola Budd Pieterse, my daughter’s nickname is Zola after her! The most important skill for ultra-marathon running: The attitude to never give up Your favourite city to...
By Priyam Marik in


Sports  /  Published 17.02.21

Du Plessis retires from Test cricket

"The next two years are ICC T20 World Cup years. Because of this my focus is shifting to this format and I want to play as much of it as possible around the world so that I can be the best player...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Johannesburg

India  /  Published 17.02.21

Virus variant found in 4 travellers

India has detected in four travellers from Africa the so-called South African novel coronavirus variant that has become a source of worry among scientists worldwide because of its potential to evade v...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 15.02.21

Pak lower order fires in victory

Pakistan overcame David Miller’s 45-ball 85 to beat South Africa by four wickets in the third and final T20 International and clinch the series 2-1 on Sunday.  Zahid Mahmood, Pakistan&rsqu...
By AP, PTI in Lahore

Sports  /  Published 11.02.21

Pak eye win repeat in T20I series

Pakistan aim to capitalise on their 2-0 victory in the Test series against South Africa when they take on the Proteas in the three-match Twenty20 series that begins here on Thursday. “The resul...
By AP, PTI in Lahore

Sports  /  Published 09.02.21

SA choke on seam

Seamer Hasan Ali took a career-best match-haul of 10 wickets as Pakistan blitzed South Africa with the new ball on Monday to complete a 95-run victory in the second and final Test here and win the ser...
By Agencies in Rawalpindi


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