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Bodies of foreign climbers retrieved from Indian mountain

A group of mountaineers from the paramilitary Indo-Tibetan Border Police found the seven bodies near an unnamed peak on Nanda Devi East.

Landmark India ruling ends same sex ban

Section 377 of the Indian penal code, enacted by British rulers in 1861, banned 'carnal intercourse against the order of nature'

Fake news adds to India’s flood torment

The Kerala state government and India's military have issued rare warnings about viral social media messages

India ignored warnings of Kerala flood disaster: experts

Muralee Thummarukudy, a UN disaster response expert, and ecologist Madhav Gadgil warned in 2011 that a mega-monsoon was inevitable

Amla leads Proteas to historic Test series win in Sri Lanka

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.

Amla leads SA fightback

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.

New era for SA cricket as Amla made skipper

Hashim Amla's appointment as permanent skipper signals changing times for the Proteas.

Rich Indians stash illegal $500bn abroad

Rich Indians have stashed away almost $500-billion of illicit money abroad, parking the funds in countries considered the "least corrupt".

Ten months in chains: Sailors tell of piracy ordeal

Sailors have recounted the horrors they faced during their captivity by Somali pirates who kept them in chains and treated them "like animals".

Chennai smash Bangalore to win IPL title

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.

IPL struggles to maintain explosive growth

The Indian Premier League has been as noisy and flamboyant as ever, but some experts believe it has suffered a poor year.

Warne bows out of cricket on a low

Shane Warne bows out of professional cricket on Friday after a frustrating final IPL season replete with rows, fines and other off-field distractions.

Valthaty puts IPL stars in the shade

Paul Valthaty may not inspire much confidence when he trudges in to bat -- no funky haircut and no flashy bling on show in the Indian Premier League.

India and Pakistan in World Cup showdown

India and Pakistan head into an epic World Cup showdown on Wednesday that will showcase the bitter rivalry and common bonds between the neighbours.

Eight teams left standing

After four gruelling weeks and 42 matches, the World Cup quarterfinals will still feature the world's eight top-ranked teams.

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Hope grows on Durban beachfront

Ten homeless men who turned a vacant lot into an organic vegetable garden are now reaping the rewards of their toil

Zuma maintains his true colours at Zondo commission

The former president’s escapades at the commission of inquiry into state capture are a far cry from Nelson Mandela’s response when summonsed to testify in the high court

Shadow of eviction looms over farm dwellers

In part two of a series on the lives of farm dwellers, Tshepiso Mabula ka Ndongeni finds a community haunted by the scourge of eviction

Press Releases

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!