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South Africa to evacuate rhinos from Kruger

Rhinoceros rest at the Kruger National Park near Nelspruit in South Africa.  	— AFP

Upto 500 can be relocated to curb illegal hunts for rhino horn

Oscar Pistorius’ trial ends, verdict on September 11

A verdict in the high profile murder trial of sports star Oscar Pistorius has been set for September 11, after lawyers wrapped up five months of drama-filled proceedings on Friday.

‘Pistorius an appalling witness’


Oscar Pistorius was an “appalling witness” who repeatedly lied in his testimony in a crude attempt to defend against a murder charge for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, the chief prosecutor said o

Defence rests Oscar’s case, final date set


Lawyers defending Oscar Pistorius on charges of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp rested their case on Tuesday, heralding the final stages of the high-profile trial that has gripped South Afric

Pistorius a ‘suicide risk’, says report


Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius, on trial over the killing of his girlfriend, is suffering from post-traumatic stress and is a suicide risk, a South African court heard on Wednesday.

Oscar Pistorius is not mentally ill, testify experts after tests

Oscar Pistorius

The murder trial of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius resumed on Monday with experts saying they had found no sign of mental illness after a month of psychiatric tests.

Psychiatric tests ordered for Pistorius

A South African judge on Tuesday ordered Oscar Pistorius to undergo up to 30 days of psychiatric tests to establish if he is “criminally responsible” for killing his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day 2013

Thumping victory for anc in South African polls

South Africa’s ruling ANC on Friday notched up a commanding victory in the fifth post-apartheid election, giving President Jacob Zuma a second term in office after the first was marred by controversie

South Africa’s ANC takes lead in elections

The ruling African National Congress (ANC) took a clear lead on Thursday in South Africa’s fifth post-apartheid election, giving President Jacob Zuma the political clout to push through pro-business r

The first time terrorists abducted hostages with a political message to foreign powers warning them against intervention was the series of kidnapping done by “Islamic Jihad” in Lebanon during the 1980s.

In January this year there was a special meet in a town in northern Maharashtra to celebrate the 900th birthday of the Indian mathematician Bhaskaracharya. According to records, his birth place was near Chalisgaon, although like many historical events in our country, lack of proper records makes this claim subject to controversy.