Everything you need to know about South City-i: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about South City-i: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
London, Dec. 19 (ANI): British Airways has announced that starting today; it will allow passengers to use their electronic gadgets during take-off and landing.
Johannesburg, Dec 19 (ANI): Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has accepted an FA charge over an offensive gesture, but will contest the mandatory two-game ban, according to reports.
London, Dec 19 (ANI): Manchester United had defied rain to gain an impressive 2-0 victory over Stoke City in their Capital One Cup clash on Wednesday away at the Britannia Stadium.
Singapore City, Dec. 18 (ANI): The Government of Singapore has said that it will deport 52 Indians for their participation in riots in the "Little India" precinct on December 8.
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) South Africa's celebrated KWV wines will be available in India by the month-end, as Kristal Spirits India (KSIPL) Thursday announced a marketing and distribution tie-up with the South African wine major.
Los Angeles, Dec 18 (IANS) Actress Courteney Cox is currently dating musician Johnny McDaid. The duo was spotted together at actress Jennifer Aniston's annual Christmas party.
Johannesburg, Dec. 18 (ANI): Tweets on former South African President Nelson Mandela has reported a sharp decline from almost six million on the day he died to just 3, 28, 000 on his cremation.
Johannesburg, Dec 18 (ANI): The Football Association (FA) have announced on Tuesday that Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has been charged over an alleged offensive gesture during his side's Premier League defeat at Manchester City last Saturday, according to reports.
Brasilia, Dec 18 (IANS) Edward Snowden, the former contractor for the US National Security Agency (NSA), has offered to help Brazil investigate the extent of NSA's spying against the South American country in an open letter published Tuesday.
Khartoum, Dec 17 (IANS) The South Sudan government Tuesday said military clashes in the country's capital city of Juba since Sunday night have left 26 people dead and 140 injured.
Johannesburg, Dec. 17 (ANI): South African sign language interpreter, who was branded fake at Nelson Mandela's memorial service, has dismissed media claims that he had faced murder charges in the past.
Johannesburg, Dec. 17 (ANI): All-rounder Shane Watson has said the Australian team had turned the corner since Darren Lehmann was appointed as the national coach.
Johannesburg, Dec. 17 (ANI): Former England batsman Geoff Boycott has described Kevin Pietersen as 'selfish'.
London, Dec. 17 (ANI): Manchester City has reportedly been drawn against Barcelona in the round of 16 of the Champions League.
Islamabad, Dec. 17 (ANI): Pakistan is seeking to defeat Sri Lanka in a five-match series starting in the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday.
London, Dec. 17 (ANI): Manchester City has drawn against Barcelona and Arsenal will now face Bayern Munich in the last 16 of the Champions League.
London, Dec. 17 (ANI): AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli modelled a new pair of newspaper boots in Serie A draw with Roma.
The Hague, Dec 16 (IANS) Guus Hiddink will return as coach of the Dutch football team after the 2014 World Cup, Dutch media reported Monday.
Johannesburg, Dec. 16 (ANI): Former South African President Nelson Mandela's shrine has been designed with a winding path to recreate his "long walk" to freedom.
Sydney, Dec 16 (ANI): Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri has insisted that even Real Madrid and Barcelona would want to avoid a clash with Manuel Pellegrini's team in February and March, according to reports.
Johannesburg, Dec 16 (ANI): Former South African player Dave Callaghan has said that David Miller, the man with the primary role as key 'finisher' in the Proteas' one-day international side, must stay in the mix for the long haul.
Islamabad, Dec 16 (ANI): All-rounder Shahid Afridi is not going to take part in South Africa's domestic Twenty20 cricket league this season, according to reports.
Mexico City, Dec 16 (IANS/EFE) Ten burned bodies have been found in a vehicle in Santiago Juxtlahuaca, a city in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, along with another body that had gunshot wounds, officials said.
Los Angeles, Dec 16 (IANS) Actress Amy Adams hopes her three-year-old daughter, Aviana Olea Le Gallo, will have a "strong sense of self" when she grows up.
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 15 (IANS) Brazilian football giants Botafogo and Clarence Seedorf are in talks to extend the Dutch midfielder's contract until the end of next year's Copa Libertadores.
South Africa's Hero and first black president Nelson Mandela laid to rest with full state honors in his native village.
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Charlie Chaplin made 'City Lights' co-star Virginia Cherrill perform one scene for 342 times in the 1931 film, it has been revealed through the behind-the-scenes footage released by film archive the Criterion Collection.
Pretoria, Dec 15 (IANS) The state funeral of the late South African president Nelson Mandela is under way in the village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape province, ending the 10-day official mourning period since the global icon passed away Dec 5.
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Miley Cyrus recently took to Twitter to post a picture of her boobs covered by hearts in a holiday-inspired photo in support of documentary 'Free the Nipple'.
Johannesburg, Dec 15 (ANI): Former Proteas stalwart Paul Harris has told his team to stick with the attacking spin qualities offered by Imran Tahir for the first Test against India at the Wanderers from next Wednesday, according to reports.
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Arsene Wenger is set to sign a new Arsenal contract next month keeping him at the club until 2017, according to reports.
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere was caught on camera giving the middle finger during his side's 6-3 loss at the Etihad, according to reports.
Cape Town, Dec 15 (IANS) Around 450 guests will be allowed at the burial site during former South African president Nelson Mandela's funeral, the government said Saturday.
Johannesburg, Dec 15 (ANI): An eagle and two birdies in the closing stretch allowed South African Dawie van der Walt to shoot a 66 and secure an emotional two shot victory at the curtailed Nelson Mandela Championship on Saturday, according to reports.
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Manchester City powered to a 6-3 win over Arsenal to put themselves within touching distance of the Premier League leaders, according to reports.
Cape Town, Dec 15 (IANS) The South African government confirmed Saturday that it did not send any invitation to Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu to attend former president Nelson Mandela's funeral, as it did not send any invitation to anybody.
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Argentina beat South Africa 4-1 to finish 11th in the Hockey Junior World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Saturday.
Pune, Dec. 14 (ANI): Countries in the South Asian region should improve levels of cooperation and interaction to make the region more development oriented, more competitive at the global level and prosperous, said Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Saturday.
Dubai, Dec 14 (IANS) India will open its Under-19 Cricket World Cup title defence against traditional rivals and two-time former champions Pakistan at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium (DICS) here Feb 15, 2014.
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Minister of Human Resource Development M.M. Pallam Raju Saturday said there is immense need of public-private partnership to completely eradicate illiteracy from society.
London, December 14 (ANI): Various gangs in Europe posing as penniless vagrants make an astounding 700 pounds a week, while raking in 50,000 pounds per year, it has been revealed.
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Nothing beats the magic of soft, sweet and light doughnuts. Krispy Kreme, a US doughnut chain launched here Saturday, brings the experience home.
Washington, December 14 (ANI): The highly addictive 'Candy Crush Saga' game is going to get a massive update, which will not only add an additional game world but also 65 brand new levels, it has been revealed.
Washington, Dec. 14 (ANI): China, it seems, is trying to make life difficult for the United States for sailing in the South China Sea.
London, Dec 14 (ANI): Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has said that he is really bad at diving and therefore unwilling to risk a yellow card by going down too easily, according to reports.
Agadir (Morocco), Dec 14 (IANS) African club champion Al Ahly of Egypt look forward to re-proving themselves at the 2013 Club World Cup opener against Guangzhou Evergrande here at Stade Adrar.
London, Dec 14 (ANI): Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said that he does not envy Manchester City's squad as he prepares for Saturday's Premier League visit to the Etihad Stadium, according to reports.
Johannesburg, Dec. 14 (ANI): Iran has reportedly quit nuclear talks with the world powers, accusing the U.S. of going against the spirit of the interim agreement reached last month by expanding its sanctions blacklist.
Johannesburg, Dec 14 (ANI): The Indian team's poor record away from home in Test cricket is the fault of the players and not the coach, spin bowler Ravichandran Ashwin said recently.
London, Dec 14 (ANI): Spain's Jorge Campillo and South African Colin Nel both shot 59 in the rain-hit Nelson Mandela Championship but they will not count as the lowest scores in European Tour history, according to reports.
Johannesburg, Dec 13 (IANS) South African Minister of Arts and Culture Paul Mashatile Friday apologised to the deaf community for the performance of the sign language interpreter at the memorial service to honour former president Nelson Mandela.
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Children from schools in the National Capital Region (NCR) gathered here Friday for a moving celebration of the life of former South African president Nelson Mandela, who died Dec 6 at the age of 95.
Washington, Dec. 13 (ANI): A South Korean judge has rejected a lawsuit filed by Samsung to ban Apple devices in the country.
London, Dec 13 (ANI): Kolo Toure has said that he knew Liverpool was the club for him when he first had a conversation with manager Brendan Rodgers, according to reports.
Johannesburg, Dec 13 (ANI): Japan midfielder Keisuke Honda is set to join AC Milan early in the New Year, the Italian club's vice-president Adriano Galliani has confirmed, according to reports.
Rome, Dec 13 (IANS) Italian football team head coach Cesare Prandelli said his dream is to win the World Cup with the Azzurri next year in Brazil.
Johannesburg, December 13 (ANI): Idris Elba's new album, 'Mi Mandela', is a "love letter" to the late Nelson Mandela.
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Pakistan hammered South Africa 4-0 in the 9-12 classification match at the Hockey Junior World Cup here Thursday.
Sydney, Dec 12 (IANS) The discovery of 11 children of a incest cult has shocked Australia after the deformed children admitted to authorities of years of sexual abuse perpetrated by close relatives, media reported Thursday.
Johannesburg, Dec 12 (IANS) The Nelson Mandela memorial sign language interpreter, who has been dubbed a fake, has said that he suffers from schizophrenia.
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) Ibiza, Amsterdam, Las Vegas -- head out to international locations such as these for an escape to bid farewell to this year and ring in 2014 in style.
Buenos Aires, Dec 12 (IANS) Argentina's Lanus defeated Brazil's Ponte Preta 2-0 to win the Copa Sudamericana football final 3-1 on aggregate.
London, Dec. 12 (ANI): Prince Harry has said that they are just three-and-a-half day away from their destination, and that he cannot wait to reach the South Pole as the charity trek nears to an end.
Agadir (Morocco), Dec 12 (IANS) South American champions Atletico Mineiro from Brazil and European champions Bayern Munich have directly been slotted in the semifinals of the FIFA Club World Cup which kicked off here Wednesday.
Agadir (Morocco), Dec 12 (IANS) The tenth FIFA Club World Cup football tournament opened on a windy but passionate night when Raja Casablanca knocked out Auckland City FC in a last-gasp 2-1 victory to enter the quarter-final and repay their home fans' fanatic support.
Berlin, Dec 12 (IANS) Bayern Munich's defender Jerome Boateng has signed a new contract binding him to the Bavarians until summer 2018, the club announced on their official homepage.
Centurion, Dec 12 (IANS) The third ODI at the Super Sports Park was washed out as South Africa took the series 2-0 against India here Wednesday.
Nairobi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) says Grevy's zebra, a rare species, is in danger of becoming extinct if urgent measures are not taken to reverse the trend.
Los Angeles, Dec 11 (IANS) Freida Pinto's rise to global fame is "courageous", says Hollywood actor Josh Brolin, who starred with the Indian beauty in Woody Allen's "You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger".
Beijing, Dec. 11 (ANI): China is seen as a 'confident, belligerent and arrogant' country across the globe, state-run media reported.
Melbourne, Dec. 11 (ANI): Kenyan politician Mike Sonko's photoshop gamble has been busted with mixed reactions pouring in on social networks for his attempt to morph heavyweight boxing champion Muhammed Ali who was pictured with Nelson Mandela.
London, December 11 (ANI): Jennifer Aniston has revealed that she likes to watch reruns of her hit TV show 'Friends' with her fiance Justin Theroux.
Washington, Dec. 11 (ANI): Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush has become the latest high-profile political figure to join Twitter.
Washington, Dec. 11 (ANI): Samsung has reportedly asked a Canadian customer to remove a video showing his damaged Galaxy S4, as it is apparently denting the company's image.
Washington, Dec. 11 (ANI): Uruguay has become the first country to legalize the cultivation, sale and consumption of marijuana in a bid to fight against drug trafficking.
Berlin, Dec 11 (IANS) The German giants' 10-game winning steak came to an end after all they sit atop the standings in group D following their 3-2 defeat to the "Citizens" Tuesday.
Copenhagen, Dec 11 (IANS/EFE) Cristiano Ronaldo set a new Champions League scoring record here Tuesday as Real Madrid topped Copenhagen 2-0 in their final match of the group stage.
Johannesburg, Dec 10 (IANS) Leaders from over 90 countries Tuesday paid rich tributes to former South African president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela at a memorial service here, five days after his demise, with Indian President Pranab Mukherjee describing the global statesman's death as the departure of a venerated elder.
Johannesburg, Dec 10 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee arrived here on Tuesday to attend a memorial service in honour of South Africa's anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Jennifer Aniston has confessed that she had the most awkward phase of her life during her 30's, which ironically also happens to be the time when she was married to Brad Pitt.
New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will attend the memorial service for anti-apartheid icon and former South African President Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg today.
Johannesburg, Dec. 10 (ANI): Former South African President Nelson Mandela was like a "magician," who turned the country burning up in flames on the brink of war into a glorious, multi-coloured rainbow of united people with his magic wand, Archbishop Desmond Tutu said.
Johannesburg, Dec. 10 (ANI): South African banknotes with images of the former President Nelson Mandela are reportedly being auctioned on eBay at huge premiums as demand grows for memorabilia of the anti-apartheid icon.
Johannesburg, Dec 10 (IANS) The South African civil aviation system announced Monday that they are ready to serve Mandela mourning activities.
Johannesburg, Dec 10 (ANI): The two-day warm-up match between the Indian cricket team and a South African Invitation XI has been brought forward by a day, Cricket SA announced on Monday, according to reports.
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Despite having already qualified for the quarterfinals, Malaysia played hard and handed England a 4-2 loss to register their third consecutive Pool D win while New Zealand edged past South Africa 1-0 to also secure a last eight berth at the Hockey Junior World Cup here Monday.
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Abbey Clancy is backed by fans of her hubby Peter Crouch's football team Stoke City to win the show 'Strictly Come Dancing'.
Dubai, Dec 9 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday announced that Waqar Younis and Adam Gilchrist will be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame later this week.
London, Dec. 09 (ANI): Former South African President Nelson Mandela's grandson might face a ban on attending his funeral following months-long bitter family feud.
New Delhi, Dec. 9 (ANI): Vietnamese social networking app Paktor has set a new Guinness world record for the largest speed dating event.
New Delhi, Dec. 9 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today paid tribute to the South African anti-apartheid hero, Nelson Mandela whose life epitomized the fight for freedom and equality.
New Delhi, Dec.9 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visited the Embassy of South Africa on Monday to pay a condolence tribute and message to anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela.
London, Dec. 09 (ANI): Former South African President Nelson Mandela's eldest daughter has said that the doctors already knew his father would die on Thursday night and she saw him losing grip on life.
Johannesburg, Dec 9 (ANI): Australian captain Michael Clarke has said that his team still has plenty to do if they want not only to win back the Ashes from England but also to become the world's top Test team, according to reports.
It was a slaughter, first by South African batsmen than by their bowlers. Indian team looked so tiny when they face their opponent in the second ODI at Kingsmead on Sunday.
Paris, Dec 9 (IANS) Following are the UEFA Champions League standings ahead of Tuesday's sixth and final round of first round group matches (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), reported Xinhua.
Islamabad, Dec 9 (ANI): Pakistan's Test and One-Day International captain Misbahul Haq has emphasised that the cricket fraternity and International Cricket Council (ICC) must understand that the country needs the return of international cricket, according to reports.
Johannesburg, Dec 9 (ANI): Batting prodigy Quinton de Kock has hit his second successive century to set up a convincing, series-clinching 134-run win for South Africa in the second one-day international against India at Kingsmead on Sunday, according to reports.
New Delhi, Dec.9 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will join 52 other heads of state and government at memorial events for former South African president Nelson Mandela this week.
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Malaysia edged past South Africa 2-1 to top Pool D and secure a Hockey Junior World Cup quarterfinal berth at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Sunday.