South Africa
Sports  /  Published 10.09.21

T20 World Cup: Ben Stokes out, no Faf too

Ben Stokes was not included in their squad, but England have brought left-arm quick Tymal Mills back for the T20 World Cup which begins next month in the UAE. All-rounder Stokes is taking an indefini...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, London

World  /  Published 06.09.21

Zuma in parole for rest of term

South Africa’s jailed former President Jacob Zuma has been placed on medical parole because of his ill health, the government’s correctional services department said on Sunday. “Med...
By Reuters in Johannesburg

India  /  Published 03.09.21

RT-PCR test must for more arrivals

Travellers from seven additional countries, including Bangladesh and China, would need to undergo a mandatory RT-PCR test for Covid-19 on arrival in India, the Union health ministry announced on Thurs...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 01.09.21

Steyn ends his long & fine spell

Virender Sehwag calls him “fire”, Kevin Pietersen considers him the greatest fast bowler in all conditions. Dale Steyn, the man whose graceful, rhythmic run-up could culminate into an unpl...
By Our Bureau and Agencies

Sports  /  Published 28.08.21

Tough three months: Faf

South Africa batsman Faf du Plessis said he is at the end of a “tough three months” after suffering a concussion, as the 37-year-old aims to return to action. Du Plessis suffered some mem...
By Reuters in Johannesburg


Sports  /  Published 23.08.21

Boucher apologises for singing offensive songs

Former South Africa wicketkeeper and current head coach Mark Boucher has apologised for being part of the group that sang offensive songs and used nicknames for coloured teammates in his playing days....
By Our Bureau

World  /  Published 19.07.21

Pope stresses on need to take a break

Pope Francis made his first public appearance since returning to the Vatican mid-week after an 11-day hospital stay, telling well-wishers they should take a break and switch off from the stress of mod...
By Reuters in Vatican City

Sports  /  Published 15.07.21

In loss to Ireland, wake-up call for Proteas

South Africa’s struggle in international cricket hit another low when Ireland beat them comprehensively in the second ODI of the three-match series at Malahide, near Dublin, by 43 runs on Tuesda...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

World  /  Published 03.07.21

J&J jabs effective against Delta

Johnson & Johnson said late on Thursday that its single-shot Covid-19 vaccine showed promise against the highly contagious Delta variant in a laboratory study.  An analysis of blood from eig...
By Reuters in New York

World  /  Published 30.06.21

Jacob Zuma gets 15 months in jail

South Africa’s highest court on Tuesday sentenced ex-President Jacob Zuma to 15 months in jail for failing to appear at a corruption inquiry, as Zuma appeared to run out of options in his battle...
By Reuters in Johannesburg


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