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2022 CGW: India eager to host another Commonwealth Games, ready to step in for defaulted Durban

2022 CGW: India eager to host another Commonwealth Games, ready to step in for defaulted Durban

New Delhi successfully hosted two Asian Games in 1951 and 1982, but the 2010 Games were overshadowed by a string of corruption scandals involving top sports officials and budget overshoots.

Mar 15, 2017, 15:58 PM IST

6 die in gas leak at South African naval base, several hurt

Paramedics in South Africa say six men have died and several were injured in an apparent gas leak at a naval base in the city of Durban.

Feb 17, 2017, 19:29 PM IST
WATCH: Faf du Plessis takes superb one-handed catch to dismiss Sri Lanka's Dickwella during 2nd ODI

WATCH: Faf du Plessis takes superb one-handed catch to dismiss Sri Lanka's Dickwella during 2nd ODI

The first day of February witnessed two stunning catches of contrasting natures on either side of the hemisphere.

Feb 02, 2017, 20:14 PM IST

Indian Navy warships conclude South African visit

INS Kolkata, INS Trikand and INS Aditya, under the command of Rear Admiral Ravneet Singh, were on an initiative to highlight India's participation in ensuring maritime security in the Indian Ocean region.

Sep 24, 2016, 07:42 AM IST
Queen's Park Oval get warning, 'poor' rating for India Test

Queen's Park Oval get warning, 'poor' rating for India Test

A similar warning was also handed out to Kingsmead in Durban following a South Africa versus New Zealand Test match where more than three and half days of play was lost.

Sep 08, 2016, 20:12 PM IST
South Africa vs New Zealand: 1st Test drawn as sodden outfield prevails at Kingsmead

South Africa vs New Zealand: 1st Test drawn as sodden outfield prevails at Kingsmead

The tourists were replying to South Africa`s first innings total of 263 all out on a difficult batting surface in what was the first winter test to be played in Durban.

Aug 23, 2016, 14:12 PM IST
South Africa vs New Zealand, 1st Test, Day 4: Play abandoned again in Durban

South Africa vs New Zealand, 1st Test, Day 4: Play abandoned again in Durban

The series will then hinge on the second and final Test starting at Centurion on Saturday.
 

Aug 22, 2016, 18:28 PM IST
South Africa vs New Zealand, 1st Test, Day 3 — Wet outfield wipes out day three in Durban

South Africa vs New Zealand, 1st Test, Day 3 — Wet outfield wipes out day three in Durban

New Zealand remained on 15 for two in reply to South Africa`s first innings total of 263.

Aug 21, 2016, 18:37 PM IST
South Africa vs New Zealand, 1st Test, Day 3 — Match delayed by a wet outfield at Kingsmead

South Africa vs New Zealand, 1st Test, Day 3 — Match delayed by a wet outfield at Kingsmead

Follow Day 3 actions from the first Test match between South Africa and New Zealand being played at Kingsmead, Durban.

Aug 21, 2016, 16:27 PM IST
South Africa vs New Zealand — 1st Test, Day 2 at Kingsmead, Durban

South Africa vs New Zealand — 1st Test, Day 2 at Kingsmead, Durban

Follow Day 2 actions from the first Test match between South Africa and New Zealand being played at Kingsmead, Durban.

Aug 20, 2016, 16:13 PM IST
LIVE SCORE: South Africa vs New Zealand — 1st Test, Day 1 at Kingsmead, Durban

LIVE SCORE: South Africa vs New Zealand — 1st Test, Day 1 at Kingsmead, Durban

Follow Day 1 actions from the first Test match between South Africa and New Zealand being played at Kingsmead, Durban.

Aug 19, 2016, 16:38 PM IST
Watch what PM Modi said about Mahatma Gandhi in Durban

Watch what PM Modi said about Mahatma Gandhi in Durban

PM Modi said that Pietermaritzburg in Durban marks the transformation of "Mohandas" into "Mahatma".

Jul 09, 2016, 16:26 PM IST
South Africa trip is 'tirth yatra' for me; visited all places Mahatma set foot: PM Modi

South Africa trip is 'tirth yatra' for me; visited all places Mahatma set foot: PM Modi

“South Africa's journey has become "tirth yatra" for me, have visited all three places, significant in India's history and Mahatma Gandhi,” PM Modi said.

Jul 09, 2016, 15:56 PM IST

Modi arrives in Durban

Durban is home to 800,000 of the around 1.2 million people of Indian origin in South Africa, making it the city with the largest Indian population outside of India.

Jul 09, 2016, 04:38 AM IST

Commonwealth Games: Five facts

Five Commonwealth Games facts ahead of the expected announcement in Auckland Wednesday that South African city Durban will host the 2022 event: 

Sep 01, 2015, 06:39 AM IST

Know what Mr. Raghunathan has to say about Yoga Day

Watch Mr. Raghunathan's message on Yoga Day. He is the Consul General of India in Durban, South Africa.

Jun 16, 2015, 17:16 PM IST

South Africa strike season looms after attacks on migrant workers

South Africa`s annual season of labour strikes often turns violent, but a recent wave of deadly xenophobic attacks has heightened fears that this year`s protests could fuel further aggression towards migrant workers.

May 10, 2015, 09:40 AM IST

South Africa to deploy army over anti-immigrant attacks

 South African soldiers will be deployed to tackle gangs hunting down and killing foreigners, officials said Tuesday, after at least seven people died in a wave of anti-immigrant violence.

Apr 22, 2015, 01:32 AM IST

South Africa reports seven deaths in anti-immigrant violence

South Africa's president has postponed a key ceremony after the deaths of seven people in recent attacks on immigrants in South Africa, his office said on Monday.

Apr 20, 2015, 21:07 PM IST

Zulu king denies triggering South Africa attacks

Zulu king Goodwill Zwelithini on Monday denied whipping up xenophobic hatred in South Africa after he was accused of triggering violence that has left at least seven people dead and forced thousand

Apr 20, 2015, 18:54 PM IST