Johannesburg

Eye-catching Navdeep Saini set to be assessed during net sessions

Eye-catching Navdeep Saini set to be assessed during net sessions

Delhi pace sensation Navdeep Saini has been called to South Africa not just as a net bowler for Indian batsmen but also as a future prospect for the team after his prolific domestic season.

Jan 19, 2018, 17:57 PM IST
India have impressed me, says AB de Villiers

India have impressed me, says AB de Villiers

South African swashbuckler AB de Villiers on Wednesday found a positive for India in what has been a thoroughly disappointing Test campaign here so far - their "lively pace attack," which, he says, has surprised the hosts.

Jan 18, 2018, 19:39 PM IST
South Africa v India Tests: Indian team visits High Commissioner in Johannesburg for good downtime

South Africa v India Tests: Indian team visits High Commissioner in Johannesburg for good downtime

 Ahead of the second Test against South Africa in Centurion, the Indian cricket team was hosted by the Indian High Commissioner in Johannesburg on Thursday, and the players appeared to have a good time, shooting the breeze with fans.

Jan 12, 2018, 13:52 PM IST
India vs South Africa Tests: Virat Kohli leaves Newlands defeat behind, looks ahead to Centurion

India vs South Africa Tests: Virat Kohli leaves Newlands defeat behind, looks ahead to Centurion

One of the important traits all great players share is their ability to quickly move on from bad experiences.

Jan 11, 2018, 19:19 PM IST
18 dead, 254 injured as South Africa train slams into truck

18 dead, 254 injured as South Africa train slams into truck

Flames ripped through the twisted wreckage and choking black smoke rose into the air as desperate passengers clambered out of the train travelling from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg to escape the inferno.

Jan 05, 2018, 13:02 PM IST
India's medal count at 2017 Commonwealth Wrestling Championships swells to 20

India's medal count at 2017 Commonwealth Wrestling Championships swells to 20

At the end of the second day of the tournament in Johannesburg, India's medals tally stood at nine gold, seven silver and four bronze medals.

Dec 17, 2017, 10:41 AM IST
Sushil Kumar all set for Commonwealth Wrestling Championship

Sushil Kumar all set for Commonwealth Wrestling Championship

Sushil, the winner of four gold medals and a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Championship, will be competing at an international event for the first time in three years.

Dec 14, 2017, 19:26 PM IST

South African borders on alert to ensure Grace Mugabe does not flee

Police have put a "red alert" on South Africa`s borders to prevent any attempt by Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe, accused of assaulting a model in a Johannesburg hotel, to flee the country.

Aug 17, 2017, 22:13 PM IST
South African police confirm Grace Mugabe remains in the country

South African police confirm Grace Mugabe remains in the country

South African police confirmed on Wednesday that Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe remained in the country and had applied for diplomatic immunity after being accused of assaulting a 20-year-old model in an upmarket Johannesburg hotel.

Aug 16, 2017, 22:42 PM IST

Grace Mugabe turns self into South Africa police over alleged assault

Last month she urged her 93-year-old husband to name his chosen successor, fuelling renewed speculation about the race to take over from the world`s oldest national leader.
The Zimbabwe government made no immediate comment.

Aug 15, 2017, 17:53 PM IST

South African opposition calls for new election, accused of hallucinating

Jacob Zuma, who has held power since 2009, has now survived nine no-confidence votes despite a record in office marred by allegations of sleaze and influence-peddling. He hailed his win as a victory for the ANC.

Aug 09, 2017, 21:45 PM IST

Rhino breeder in South Africa plans online auction of horn

Most of the world's rhinos live in South Africa.

Jun 26, 2017, 17:14 PM IST

South Africa confronts apartheid-era custody deaths

Timol, a 30-year-old activist with the then-banned South African Communist Party (SACP), was arrested in Johannesburg on the night of October 22, 1971.

 

Jun 24, 2017, 11:50 AM IST

Why did Mandela's closest Comrade end up as tour guide?

Saeed Naqvi/IANS

Apr 04, 2017, 10:18 AM IST
Veteran anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada dies after brain surgery

Veteran anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada dies after brain surgery

Affectionately known as "Uncle Kathy", the 87-year-old liberation struggle stalwart was hospitalised in Johannesburg earlier in March after surgery to relieve blood clotting on the brain.

Mar 28, 2017, 10:39 AM IST

S African Indian man killed in Syrian conflict?

A 24-year-old Indian-origin South African Muslim man has been reportedly killed in Syria where he had gone to join a militant group.

Feb 24, 2017, 21:16 PM IST
South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: Bees invade Johannesburg`s Wanderers Stadium — WATCH

South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: Bees invade Johannesburg`s Wanderers Stadium — WATCH

Luckily for both the teams, and also for the spectators, no overs were lost.

Feb 04, 2017, 21:29 PM IST
South Africa vs Australia, 2nd ODI — As it happened...

South Africa vs Australia, 2nd ODI — As it happened...

2nd ODI: Live score and Live Updates from the second ODI match between South Africa and New Zealand at Johannesburg.

Oct 02, 2016, 14:00 PM IST
WATCH: How an Indian cricketer performed 'Impromptu dance' within the 22 yard

WATCH: How an Indian cricketer performed 'Impromptu dance' within the 22 yard

But when he arrived at the crease in the second innings, something happened that no-one thought would.

Sep 11, 2016, 19:52 PM IST
John Kerry heading to Africa for talks on counterterrorism

John Kerry heading to Africa for talks on counterterrorism

Secretary of State John Kerry is arriving in Africa on Monday for talks in Kenya and Nigeria on countering terrorism.

Aug 21, 2016, 09:34 AM IST