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Last straw for McDonald’s, Burger King and others in Mumbai plastic ban

The new ban, in force since Saturday, prohibits the use of disposable plastic items such as bags, cutlery, cups and bottles under a certain size

Indian student’s gang rape: Protests flare as teen is sentenced to 3 years

The sentencing of a teenager to three years in a juvenile detention centre over the fatal gang rape of a student in New Delhi has sparked outrage.

Police arrest fifth suspect in Mumbai gang-rape incident

Mumbai police have arrested the final member of a gang suspected of raping a photographer, a crime that reignited anger about women's safety in India.

Police arrest second suspect in Mumbai gang rape case

A second man has been arrested in the gang rape of a photojournalist in Mumbai as police promise swift justice.

Gang rape of journalist in Mumbai sparks comparisons with Delhi attack

The rape of a photojournalist in the Indian city of Mumbai has evoked comparisons to a similar assault in New Delhi that led to nationwide protests.

The last of a Parsi culinary legacy

Mumbai’s grand old Parsi cafes are a symbol of the city’s diverse cuisine and ethnic groups, but they are a dying breed.

Slumming it through Dharavi

<b>Nickolaus Bauer</b> journeys through India's slum of Dharavi: a world filled with poverty, drugs and petty criminals, and little will for change.

SA condemns Mumbai bombings

South Africa has condemned the "unjustifiable" terror bombings in India in which 17 people were killed and more that 130 were injured two days ago.

Police mount search for Mumbai bombers

Indian police searched for clues on Thursday about who was behind three coordinated bomb blasts that killed at least 17 people in Mumbai.

India reels after triple terror blasts rip through Mumbai

Three terrorist bomb attacks have killed at least 20 and injured scores of people in Mumbai, threatening to destabilise peace talks with Pakistan.

Hobbling Murali leads Sri Lanka to victory

Veteran spinner Muttiah Muralitharan shrugged off a worrying injury scare to take four wickets as Sri Lanka defeated New Zealand by 112 runs.

Ponting will be charged after TV damage claims

Australian skipper Ricky Ponting will be charged after allegedly damaging a TV in the dressing room during his side's match against Zimbabwe.

Cricket World Cup final venue fails fire inspection

Wankhede Stadium, venue for the Cricket World Cup final on April 2, has not met fire safety standards, the chief fire officer for Mumbai said.

Mumbai gunman: ‘Go ahead, hang me’

The sole surviving gunman of last year's Mumbai attacks said on Wednesday he was prepared to be put to death after making a dramatic confession.

Pakistan ‘terror culture’ cited in Mumbai attacks trial

The Islamist militant attacks on Mumbai were the product of Pakistan's "strategic terror culture", an Indian court was told on Friday.

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Constitutional Court ruling on restructuring dispute is good for employers

A judgment from the apex court empowers employers to change their workers’ contracts — without consultation

KZN officials cash in on ‘danger pay for Covid-19’

Leadership failures at Umdoni local municipality in KwaZulu-Natal have caused a ‘very unhappy’ ANC PEC to fire the mayor and chief whip

The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

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Introducing the new CSIR strategy and identity

This will guide the research, development and innovation organisation in its pursuit to conduct research that enables a capable state

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

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