Boost for S African defence industry from Indian military deal

India, world's largest arms importer, has signed defence deal worth nearly USD 80 million with South African companies for integrated self-protection systems on its indigenously developed Dhruv Advanced Light Helicopters.

Captaincy row rages as N. Zealand head to S. Africa

New Zealand cricket chiefs issued a public apology to axed captain Ross Taylor today, as a weakened Black Caps side prepared to depart for South Africa without the in-form batsman.