Hashim Amla, playing his first series since succeeding Graeme Smith as Test captain, has fought off Sri Lanka's spinners to seal a 1-0 series win.
Hashim Amla faced a stern test in his first series as captain after SA lost three key wickets against a Sri Lankan bowling attack in the second Test.
Kumar Sangakkara smashed his 49th half-century as Sri Lanka fought back on the fourth day of the first Test against South Africa on Saturday.
Hashim Amla's appointment as permanent skipper signals changing times for the Proteas.
A gang of men who savagely raped and beat a woman on a bus in New Delhi tried to run her over after the attack that left her fatally injured.
Rich Indians have stashed away almost $500-billion of illicit money abroad, parking the funds in countries considered the "least corrupt".
Indian activist Anna Hazare, whose hunger strike in August attracted public support, held a one-day fast demanding government to tackle corruption.
Sailors have recounted the horrors they faced during their captivity by Somali pirates who kept them in chains and treated them "like animals".
A clinical Chennai Super Kings had clinched their second Indian Premier League title in a row with a 58-run thrashing of Royal Challengers Bangalore.
The Indian Premier League has been as noisy and flamboyant as ever, but some experts believe it has suffered a poor year.