Everything you need to know about South City-ii: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about South City-ii: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
In a bid to celebrate the 96 th birth anniversary of the charismatic South African hero Nelson Mandela, Google released an impressive doodles on him. The doodles presented in very attractive way on the home page of Google, is displaying a glimpse of the life and teaching of the Nelson Mandela
Madrid, June 12 (IANS) Andres Iniesta was the hero of the 2010 World Cup as the Barcelona and Spain midfielder scored the 116th minute goal which took the Spanish to their first World title with a 1-0 win over Holland.
New York, June 12 (IANS) The South Asian Times, a leading newspaper for the Indian community in the US, has bagged an Ippies award given to the ethnic and community press for "Best Investigative/In Depth Story".
Rio de Janeiro, June 12 (IANS) Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio has travelled to Brazil to party with friends on yacht during the World Cup.
Cape Town, June 12 (IANS) The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has expressed concern over recent attacks targeting foreigners including refugees in South Africa.
The Hague, June 12 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has announced that South Africa skipper Marsha Cox, England's Anne Panter, Germany's Moritz Furste and Australia's Liam De Young were elected by the World Cup players to the FIF Athletes Committee.
Sao Paulo, June 11 (IANS) Defending champions Spain and hosts Brazil start as favourites for the 2014 FIFA World Cup crown but South American giants Argentina and new kids on the block Belgium can spring a few surprises.
Mexico City, June 11 (IANS) The Mexican Football Federation has said the city of Santos in Sao Paulo state welcomed their national team for the FIFA World Cup with celebration.
Salvador (Brazil), June 11 (IANS) Spain captain Iker Casillas believes his side are favourites to win the FIFA World Cup which kicks off Thursday.
All eyes will be on Sao Paulo, Brazil's richest and South America's most globalised city, as it plays host to the opening kickoff of the soccer World Cup at the Itaquerão Stadium on June 12. But this sassy city of a fast modernising Brazil, the world's third largest democracy and seventh biggest economy, has an another distinction - a model of economic paradiplomacy.
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) At least 10 people were confirmed dead after a gas outburst occurred in a coal mine in China's Guizhou province early Wednesday.
United Nations, June 10 (IANS) The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said that a total of 1,500 cholera cases has been reported in South Sudan till date, media reported Tuesday.
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The government would follow a foreign policy based on "enlightened national interest" and a "doctrine of mutually beneficial relationships", focusing on the immediate South Asian neighbourhood first, President Pranab Mukherjee said Monday.
Moscow, June 9 (IANS) Russian football team manager Fabio Capellp said his players were in a positive mood and determined to give their best in the FIFA 2014 World Cup but didn't want to predict anything.
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee said the government sent a "unique and bold signal" to South Asia and the world by inviting the SAARC leaders to the swearing-in of Prime Minister Narendra Modi May 26, and that it was indicative of the government's determination to build a "strong and interlinked neighbourhood".
Mexico City, June 9 (IANS/EFE) Investigators found the bodies of at least 13 people in five clandestine graves outside Zumpango, a community in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, officials said.
Moscow, June 8 (IANS) Russia's national football team headed by manager Fabio Capello left for the FIFA World Cup in Brazil Sunday.
Rio De Janeiro, June 8 (IANS) Former Brazil striker Fernandao has died in a helicopter crash in Brazil.
Barcelona, June 7 (IANS/EFE) Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez will wait until after 2014 World Cup to decide whether to move to Qatar, where he received an attractive offer, or stay at the Catalan club.
Pretoria, June 7 (IANS) The South African government said that it has not compiled a proposal regarding the legal trade of rhino horns.
Madrid, June 6 (IANS/EFE) Barcelona's Spanish defender Gerard Pique was overheard telling Vicente del Bosque, coach of the Spanish national team, that his side's midfielder Cesc Fabregas's deal is already sealed for 33 million euros.
Mexico City, June 6 (IANS) Mexico's national football team slipped from No. 19 to No. 20 in the world ranking with a total of 882 points in the latest FIFA rankings released Thursday.
Cape Town, June 6 (IANS) South Africa's economy would be hit by another massive strike by thousands of metal workers, media reported Thursday.
Cape Town, June 6 (IANS) South Africa supports international efforts aimed at the establishment of a viable Palestinian state, President Jacob Zuma said Thursday.
Mexico City, June 5 (IANS) Mexican newspapers took the national team to task for losing to Bosnia in a friendly warm-up just days before the FIFA World Cup.
Dubai, June 4 (IANS) Sri Lanka's 3-2 series win over England helped it gain one ratings point to move up to 112 and replace India in the second place of the International Cricket Council (ICC) ODI team rankings.
Washington, June 4 (IANS) England midfielder Frank Lampard suggested Major League Soccer (MLS) would be one of the options for his post-Chelsea career after the World Cup.
Rio de Janeiro, June 4 (IANS) Group G of the 2014 FIFA World Cup is one of two pools, along with B, where all the four teams have played in the last edition in South Africa.
Rio de Janeiro, June 2 (IANS) Former champions France hope to put behind an unimpressive qualifying campaign while Switzerland will be looking to justify their perfectly-timed rise as a seeded nation in Group E that promises to dish out exciting fare in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Osijek (Croatia), June 1 (IANS) Croatian coach Niko Kovac named a 23-player squad for the World Cup in Brazil, leaving out injured Hamburg SV midfielder Milan Badelj.
Washington, June 1 (IANS) The San Antonio Spurs edged the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-107 after overtime, winning the series 4-2 to book an NBA finals rematch with the Miami Heat.
Rio de Janeiro, June 1 (IANS) Group D or the group of death at the 2014 FIFA World Cup has three former champions in the mix - Italy, Uruguay and England - and the fourth team, Costa Rica, qualifiers from the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association (CONCACAF), are no pushovers.
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Rio de Janeiro, May 31 (IANS) Ronaldinho's Atletico Mineiro have confirmed plans to play three friendlies in China within seven days during the Brazilian championship's World Cup recess.
Washington, May 31 (IANS) Miami Heat beat Indiana Pacers 117-92 in Game Six of the NBA Eastern Finals, outclassing them 4-2 to win their fourth straight Eastern title.
Beijing, May 30 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak Friday agreed to strengthen dialogue to maintain stability in the South China Sea.
The Hague, May 30 (IANS) India will have to punch above its weight for a respectable show against the giants, like tournament favourites the Netherlands, Germany and Australia, in the 12-team FIH Hockey World Cup that starts here Saturday.
Madrid, May 30 (IANS) It will be a big night for the Spanish players as chief coach Vicente del Bosque will prune down his squad to 23 members for the FIFA World Cup after the international friendly against Bolivia in Seville on Friday.
Abuja, May 30 (IANS) As the 2014 FIFA World Cup draws nearer, Nigerians are hopeful that the team representing the West African country at the global tournament will hoist the national green-white-green flag higher and higher.
Washington, May 30 (IANS) San Antonio Spurs overwhelmed the Oklahoma City Thunder 117-89, taking a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven NBA Western Finals series.
Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) A raunchy film poster featuring actress Eva Green has been banned by America's movie classification board.
London, May 30 (IANS) Swansea Thursday signed Poland goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski from Arsenal on a free transfer after his contract expired with the north London club.
Madrid, May 29 (IANS/EFE) Atletico Madrid forward David Villa is about to sign a three-year contract with New York City FC, according to news reports Thursday.
The Hague, May 29 (IANS) India registered a resounding 4-1 victory over South Africa here in their last warm-up game ahead of the hockey World Cup.
New York, May 28 (IANS) Do you know that in past 3.5 billion years, over 80 asteroids - larger than the rocks that wiped out dinosaurs 66 million years ago - have bombarded earth?
Seoul, May 28 (IANS) At least 21 people were killed and seven others injured when a fire broke out at a sanatorium in southern South Korea early Wednesday, the media reported citing police and fire officials.
Seoul, May 26 (IANS) Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his South Korean counterpart Yun Byung-se discussed bilateral relations here Monday.
Madrid, May 26 (IANS) Spain coach Vicente del Bosque kept his players guessing as he finalised a list of 19 players for his side's friendly game against Bolivia, May 30, as part of preparations for the FIFA World Cup.
Kingston (Jamaica), May 25 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican football team has been invited to participate in next year's Copa America, local federation president Horace Burrell said.
Strasbourg (France), May 25 (IANS) Puerto Rican No.1 Monica Puig won her first WTA title Saturday, beating Spain's Silvia Soler-Espinosa in the final of the Strasbourg International.
Pretoria, May 24 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma was sworn in Saturday for a second five-year term at a ceremony attended by hundreds of foreign dignitaries.
Berlin, May 24 (IANS) Germany suffered another injury blow as midfielder Lars Bender was ruled out of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil due to a thigh injury.
Washington, May 24 (IANS) South Carolina's Republican governor Nikki Haley and Neera Tanden, president of liberal think tank, the Centre for American Progress have been named among 50 Most Powerful Moms of 2014 by The Working Mother magazine.
Madrid, May 24 (IANS/EFE) Former US interior secretary Ken Salazar has said he favours "normalising" relations between his country and Cuba, and expressed optimism at the chances of seeing that happen in the next few years.
Los Angeles, May 23 (IANS) Actress Jessica Alba says she may have played sexy characters on-screen but she never slept her way through Hollywood.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) South Africa will grant visas to Indian businessmen wishing to explore prospects in the country within four days of submitting an application, its envoy here said Thursday.
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Gulshan Grover,, who will be honoured with an award at the New York City International Film Festival May 29 for his work across continents, is excited that others are happy with his achievement.
London, May 21 (IANS) The truth is out. It is not only the short duration of lovemaking that sexually frustrate majority of women but the fact that the man suffering from premature ejaculation is focused too strongly on delaying ejaculation.
Dubai, May 21 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) received Tuesday its first installment of a nuclear reactor from South Korea, a media report said.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Though Indian men shuttlers have lost their chance of making the Thomas Cup quarterfinals, they will be fighting for pride in their last Group C tie against Germany Wednesday.
Rio de Janeiro, May 20 (IANS) Brazil President Dilma Rousseff has guaranteed that the country's airports will cope with increased demand during the football World Cup starting next month.
Oslo, May 20 (IANS) Norway has decided to give 372 million Norwegian kroner (about $63 million) as emergency aid to South Sudan, a media report said Monday.
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Tata Communications Monday announced it would sell its 67 percent stake in South African telecom unit Neotel to Vodacom -- an arm of Vodafone Group -- for around $676 million (7 billion South African Rands).
Washington, May 17 (IANS) Oklahoma City Thunder power forward Serge Ibaka would miss the rest of the NBA season because of left calf injury.
Johannesburg, May 16 (IANS) A gunman went on a shooting rampage Friday in South Africa's North West Province, killing a government official and wounding three before turning the gun on himself, police said.
Berlin, May 15 (IANS) Joachim Loew cut four players from the provisional World Cup squad ahead of the training camp, the German Football Association (GFA) announced.
Cape Town, May 15 (IANS) South African astronomers have discovered the very first known stars in the flared disk of the Milky Way Galaxy.
The Hague, May 14 (IANS) Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal excluded some big names in the provisional squad of 30 players for the FIFA World Cup, with the omission of Paris Saint-Germain right-back Gregory van der Wiel as the biggest surprise.
La Paz (Bolivia), May 14 (IANS) Thursday's Libertadores Cup quarter-final match between Bolivia's Bolivar and their Argentine rival Lanus is sold out, with expectations running high among local fans.
London, May 13 (IANS) England manager Roy Hodgson has announced a youthful squad, including the likes of Ross Barkley, Raheem Sterling and Luke Shaw, for the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
Vienna, May 13 (IANS) Iran's national football team arrived in Austria for a three-week-long camp ahead of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
Baghdad, May 13 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 49 injured Tuesday when a series of car bombs exploded in Iraq's capital Baghdad, an official source said.
Accra, May 12 (IANS) The Ghana senior women's national team will play South Africa in an international friendly May 18 in Johannesburg.
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) For two months, they moved through dusty roads and narrow village alleys, asking people to vote for them. Bengal's celebrity Lok Sabha candidates Monday lined up at polling booths to vote in the last phase of the general election.
London, May 12 (IANS) For the second time in their history Manchester City lifted the Premier League title, in one of the tightest finishes of the English football season. But for Liverpool it was a case of being so near, yet so far.
London, May 12 (IANS) Following are the leading scorers in English Premier League after the last round's competition Sunday, according to Xinhua.
Cape Town, May 12 (IANS) All South Africans should unite behind a common goal of moving the country forward now that the divisive political battles have ended with the conclusion of the 2014 general elections, the government said Sunday.
London, May 11 (IANS) What if you are told that your grandchildren would retrieve a hidden camera 100 years from now - May 16, 2114 to be precise - to witness municipal changes in your city!
London, May 11 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary William Hague Saturday welcomed South Africa's conclusion of its elections, congratulating the country on its determination to "maintain Mandela's legacy", Xinhua reported.
Ho Chi Minh City, May 11 (IANS) Goalkeeper Yushi Sekiguchi saved three penalties in the shootout as Japan retained the AFC Futsal Championship title Saturday, Xinhua reported.
Nairobi, May 11 (IANS) Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said here Saturday that his country would deepen cooperation with UN agencies to boost green development, address climate change, so as to promote the world's sustainable development.
Nairobi, May 11 (IANS) The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said Saturday it plans to expand its emergency programmes in South Sudan.
Pretoria, May 10 (IANS) The South African Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has counted 100 percent of the votes in the 2014 general elections, media reported Saturday.
Mexico City, May 10 (IANS) At least seven people were killed Friday in two separate shooting incidents in Mexico's Tamaulipas state, said the state attorney general's office.
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) At least two people were killed and four injured in an explosion in a coal mine in China's Heilongjiang province Friday, authorities said.
Pretoria, May 9 (IANS) The African Union (AU) declared Friday that the 2014 South African national and provincial elections were free, fair, transparent and credible.
Pretoria, May 9 (IANS) South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) increased its vote share Friday to 62.5 percent (10,287,024 votes) from Thursday's 59.72 percent (2,870,576) as just five percent of the votes cast in the May 7 general election remain to be counted, a media report said.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) India Friday voiced concern at recent developments in the South China Sea where Vietnamese naval ships and Chinese vessels collided in the contested waters and stressed that maintenance of peace in the region is vital.
Mexico City, May 9 (IANS) A strong earthquake, measuring between magnitude 6.4 and 6.6, jolted Mexico Thursday noon and shook the capital of Mexico City, rattling buildings and prompting offices to be evacuated.
Mexico City, May 9 (IANS) A strong earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale hit Mexico Thursday. There was no immediate report of any casualty or damage to property, Xinhua reported.
Cape Town, May 8 (IANS) South Africa's biggest opposition party Democratic Alliance (DA) is expected to win 88 seats in the National Assembly, 21 seats more than what it got in the 2009 elections, according to the latest election predictions published Thursday.
Pretoria, May 8 (IANS) The South African government Thursday thanked its citizens for making the fifth democratic elections in the country "successful and peaceful".
Rio de Janeiro, May 8 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff cheered the selection of the national team to compete in the upcoming 2014 World Cup, minutes after the 23-member line-up was announced.
Pretoria, May 8 (IANS) South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) has taken a lead Thursday as counting of votes cast in the country's general elections began, media reported.
Seoul, May 8 (IANS) The number of people missing in the South Korean ferry sinking disaster rose after two unregistered Chinese nationals onboard were detected to be missing, authorities said Thursday.
Los Angeles, May 7 (IANS) Actress Jessica Alba won't bare all on-screen because she doesn't want her grandparents to see her in the buff.
London, May 7 (IANS) LONDON, May 6 (Xinhua) Following are the leading scorers in English Premier League after Tuesday's match, according to Xinhua.
Washington, May 7 (IANS) Two Indian-American chefs have won James Beard awards named after "the father of American cuisine" and considered the Oscars of the food and beverage industry.
Cape Town, May 6 (IANS) The South African government Tuesday appealed to the global community, the African Union (AU) and the Nigerian government to do whatever they can for the release of over 200 girls abducted by Boko Haram, a Nigerian radical group.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils batsman JP Duminy said here Tuesday that he is enjoying his role of batting down the order in the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).