About 80 injured as two trains collide in S Africa

Two trains crashed into each other in South Africa`s eastern coastal city of Durban on Tuesday, injuring about 80 people, rescuers said.

South Africa mall collapses, one worker dead, 50 trapped

At least one person was killed and up to 50 more were trapped under rubble after a half-built shopping mall collapsed near the South African coastal city of Durban, emergency services and domestic media said on Tuesday.

South Africa road collision kills 27

South African authorities say 27 people have died in a road collision in the eastern part of the country.

PM seeks joint mechanism with China on Chinese dams on Brahmaputra

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in his first meeting with new Chinese President Xi Jinping has sought a joint mechanism to assess the construction work on dams on Brahmaputra river in Tibet.

PM declines to comment on marine issue

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh declined to comment on case of two Italian marines and the issue of delays in setting up a special court to try them on charges of killing 2 fishermen off Kerala coast.

Manmohan leaves Durban after BRICS Summit

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday flew out of Durban after attending the two-day BRICS summit, where he also interacted with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Manmohan Singh-Xi meeting will help build mutual trust: China

Ahead of the first meeting between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Durban, China on Wednesday said such a meeting will help to build mutual trust and cooperation between the two countries.

Gursharan Kaur to meet Chinese president`s wife

PM Manmohan Singh`s wife Gursharan Kaur will meet Peng Liyuan, wife of China`s newly-elected President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the BRICS summit in Durban, South Africa, next week, according to BJP MP Tarun Vijay.

Manmohan to meet Xi, Putin at BRICS summit

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will hold talks with new Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the BRICS summit in Durban, South Africa, next week.

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Do you agree with India’s stand on climate change?

Durban: Rainbow effort to solve climate jigsaw

The latest round of global climate talks have begun in South Africa.

No concrete or final pronouncement at Durban expected: Ramesh

India is not expecting any "concrete" or "final pronouncement" at the climate conclave in Durban.

Shah Rukh, Shahid and Priyanka set to rock Durban

Shah Rukh, Shahid and Priyanka will groove to their hit numbers at an event to celebrate 150 years of India-South Africa friendship.

Canada boycotts UN racism conference

Canada`s immigration minister says the event has negatively targeted Israel.


Surf City, Durban, with its sub-tropical climate, is located right on the warm Indian Ocean. Surfing is part of the city`s lifestyle with as many as 500 surfers enjoying the waves on a good weekend morning.

62 years after his death Gandhi`s ashes immersed off Durban

Sixty two years after Mahatma
Gandhis`s assassination, ashes of the apostle of peace,
preserved by a family friend, were finally immersed in the
Indian Ocean off the South African coast on Saturday.