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Nelson Mandela’s Funeral under Way

Pretoria: The state funeral of the late South African president Nelson Mandela is under way in the village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape...

Mandela’s Funeral to be Held on December 15

Johannesburg: The South African government announced Friday that the country's former president Nelson Mandela's funeral will be held Dec 15. The decision came after President...

Sandy Tribute to Nelson Mandela on Puri Beach

Bhubaneswar: Well known sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Friday created a sculpture of Nelson Mandela on the Puri beach in Odisha to pay tribute to...

Parliament Pays Tribute to Nelson Mandela, Both Houses Adjourned

New Delhi: Parliament paid tribute to anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela Friday, with both houses being adjourned for the day after obituary references. In the Lok...

Anti-apartheid Icon Mandela Passes Away at 95

Johannesburg: South Africa's first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has died, President Jacob Zuma announced here late Thursday. The Nobel laureate was...

Mandela Continues to Respond to Treatment: Presidency

Johannesburg: Ailing 94-year-old former South African president Nelson Mandela continues to respond to treatment. He remains critical but stable, the Presidency has said. The statement...

Mandela’s Life Should Inspire African Youths: Obama

Johannesburg: US President Barack Obama urged the youths of Africa Saturday to follow the footsteps of former South African president Nelson Mandela in building...

Mandela Still Critical, President Cancels Mozambique Trip

Pretoria: South African President Jacob Zuma cancelled a scheduled trip to Mozambique after visiting former leader Nelson Mandela, who remains critically ill in a...

Mandela in Critical Condition

Johannesburg: Former South African president Nelson Mandela, who has been in the hospital since June 8 with a recurring lung infection, is in "critical"...

Nelson Mandela Hailed as ‘King of Human Equality’

Mexico City: The World Boxing Council proclaimed South Africa's Nelson Mandela as "King of Human Equality" in recognition of his decades-long struggle against racial...
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Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Awards Presented

Bhubaneswar: The concluding evening of the Award Festival on Wednesday witnessed the presentation of the prestigious NALCO Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award. This year, instead...