SOUTH AFRICA

From South Africa to England: Turbulent journey of Kevin Pietersen

Kevin Pietersen, often regarded as one of the most talented batsmen to ever don the England shirt, had a career marked by brilliance and controversy.

Explained: How true is South Africa’s genocide claim against Israel in Gaza war?

NEW DELHI: In the quiet halls of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the world awaited a landmark ruling in the case South Africa had brought against Israel over alleged genocidal acts in Gaza. The courtroom buzzed with anticipation, as this case stirred global interest and put the spotlight on the age-old conflict in the […]

BRICS gains traction: 30 countries express willingness to join in 2024, says Russia

NEW DELHI: On January 1, 2024, BRICS welcomed five new nations into its fold, namely Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, Iran, and Ethiopia. Despite receiving an invitation in August of the previous year, Argentina opted not to join BRICS. With these additions, BRICS has expanded to a 10-member bloc now. Further expansion is anticipated at […]

Are BRICS nations eyeing common currency in 2024?

NEW DELHI: The world’s economic stage stands at the brink of a significant transformation, as the BRICS nations consider introducing a groundbreaking currency in 2024. This potential move signifies a crucial milestone in the bloc’s efforts to reduce reliance on the US dollar, sparking intense discussions among experts and analysts. The addition of five new […]

Pakistan seeks BRICS membership, submits application for 2024

NEW DELHI: Pakistan’s recently appointed Ambassador to Russia, Muhammad Khalid Jamali, revealed during a recent interview that Pakistan has submitted a membership application to join the BRICS group of nations in 2024. This information was reported by the Russian news agency TASS. Originally formed in 2010, the BRICS union comprised Brazil, Russia, India, China, and […]

How India plans to take care of 12 South African Cheetahs at MP’s Kuna National Park

There are several challenges of keeping translocated cheetahs healthy. Their immediate habitat, diet, and other such factors have to be taken care of. The Environment Ministry has made elaborate plans to keep the big cats safe and happy

It was a memorable debut in Cape Town: Vaishnavi Phalke

The youngster from Satara, Maharashtra made her international debut for the senior Indian women's hockey team during their Tour of South Africa

FIH Hockey World Cup: Argentina overcome South Africa in opener

Argentina overcame a dogged but wasteful South Africa at the Kalinga Stadium in the opener

Ambanis Enter South Africa T20 League, RIL To Own Team

Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Industries on Wednesday announced that it will acquire a franchise in Cricket South Africa’s upcoming T20 league. Based in Cape Town, the new franchise will take forward the legacy of ‘Mumbai Indians brand and comes close on the heels of acquiring the UAE-based International League T-20 team. Reliance Industries has been instrumental […]

Dr Jaishankar Calls For UNSC Reforms At BRICS Meet

NEW DELHI: Highlighting the Ukraine crisis, External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar called for United Nations Security Council reforms at the BRICS Foreign Ministers’ Meet on Thursday. “BRICS has repeatedly affirmed respect for sovereign equality, territorial integrity and international law. We must live up to these commitments. The knock-on effects of the Ukraine conflict have […]