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We helped but G20 success due to India, no view on Canada’s allegation: Brazil FM

Brazil’s foreign minister Mauro Vieira said IBSA was a “very important grouping” where the three countries share a common goal of global institutional reform and discuss a range of social and political issues, drive cooperation on the global stage, serve as a steering committee for G20, and deliver development benefits elsewhere

Brazil FM Mauro Vieira (Centre), India FM S Jaishankar (right) and South Africa FM Naledi Pandor (left) on UNGA78 sidelines (Twitter/@DrSJaishankar)
Updated on Sep 23, 2023 10:36 AM IST

At least 20 mine workers killed after bus collides with lorry in South Africa

South Africa has one of the most developed road networks on the continent, but also has one of the worst road safety records.

Updated on Sep 18, 2023 05:01 AM IST

South Africa wins 3rd straight match to beat Australia 3-2 in ODIs ahead of WC

Put into bat, South Africa scored 315-9 and dismissed Australia for 193 in 34.1 overs with Marco Jansen taking 5-39 to win by 122 runs.

South Africa cricket team celebrates their 3-2 series wine against Australia at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa(AP)
Published on Sep 17, 2023 10:41 PM IST
AP |

Kuno cheetahs offer hope for conservation

The cheetah exercise has been successful, raising hope for such active ventures in the future

One of the eight cheetahs brought from Namibia in Kuno National Park in Sheopur on Sunday. (ANI)
Published on Sep 15, 2023 10:05 PM IST

Markram ton and spin twins see South Africa to ODI win over Australia

CRICKET-ODI-ZAF-AUS:Cricket-Markram ton and spin twins see South Africa to ODI win over Australia

South Africa's Aiden Markram (L) celebrates after scoring a century(AFP)
Published on Sep 13, 2023 12:20 AM IST
Reuters | , Potchefstroom

India, Brazil, S Africa, US reaffirm strong commitment to G20 cooperation

As the G20's current and next three presidencies, India, Brazil, South Africa, and the US called for building on the "historic progress" of India's presidency.

The World Bank President, Ajay Banga and leaders of the four countries pose for a picture on Saturday.
Published on Sep 09, 2023 09:16 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Nisha Anand

Veteran South African politician & Zulu Minister Mangosuthu Buthelezi dies at 95

Buthelezi founded the Inkatha Freedom Party, the third largest political party in South Africa.

Late South African Minister Mangosuthu Buthelezi (Reuters)
Updated on Sep 09, 2023 02:57 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Sreelakshmi B

18 suspected robbers including 2 women killed in shootout in South Africa

The gang was suspected of robbing armored vans used for carrying cash from banks and had been under surveillance for days.

The crime scene after cash-in-transit robbers were shot and killed during a shootout with a specialised airborne police unit in Makhado, Limpopo, South Africa.(via REUTERS)
Published on Sep 02, 2023 06:45 AM IST
AP |

Australia win T20I series in South Africa with game to spare

The Australians minced the chase in 2nd T20I, lashing 165-2 to win by eight wickets with 31 balls remaining.

Australia's Nathan Ellis celebrates taking a wicket with teammates (REUTERS)
Published on Sep 02, 2023 06:28 AM IST
AP |

52 people killed in fire in multi-story building in South Africa's Johannesburg

Authorities said the fire had been largely extinguished, but smoke still seeped out of windows of the blackened building downtown.

People walk past a building after a deadly blaze in the early hours of the morning, in Johannesburg, South Africa August 31.(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 31, 2023 11:41 AM IST
AP |

PM Modi lands in Greece's Athens for one-day trip after BRICS Summit

PM Modi arrives in Greece's Athen for a one-day official trip at the invitation of his Greek counterpart Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

PM Modi being received in Greece's Athens on Friday. (ANI)
Published on Aug 25, 2023 10:12 AM IST

Nagaland shawl to Gond painting: PM Modi's special gifts for BRICS leaders

The prime minister presented Bidri work Pair of Surahi, a purely Indian innovation of 500 years old Persian exclusive to Bidar, to Ramaphosa.

PM Modi poses with BRICS nations' leaders(via REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 24, 2023 11:22 PM IST

Facing China at Brics, India stands its ground

India's growing economic potential and favourable global strategic environment position it as a rising power within Brics and a challenge to China's dominance

The Johannesburg summit revealed how far India has come on the international stage(via AFP)
Published on Aug 24, 2023 09:33 PM IST

Xi Jinping's awkward moment at BRICS as aide stopped by security | Video

BRICS summit 2023: A Chinese official lagging behind Xi Jinping was prevented by security from entering the event hall on Wednesday.

Chinese president Xi Jinping at the BRICS summit in South Africa on Wednesday.
Published on Aug 24, 2023 11:42 AM IST
By | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

PM Modi calls ISRO chief, congratulates on Chandrayaan-3 mission success

PM Modi, who is in South Africa to attend the 15th BRICS summit congratulated Somanath and his whole team

PM Modi(ANI/ X)
Updated on Aug 23, 2023 07:20 PM IST

PM Modi spots tricolour on ground during BRICS photo. Here's what he did next

The BRICS leaders, including PM Modi, arrived at the Sandton Convention Centre on Wednesday to attend the plenary sessions.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi picks up the Tricolour placed on the stage as a marker for his standing position, during the group photo session at the 15th BRICS Summit.(PTI)
Published on Aug 23, 2023 05:49 PM IST

‘A country's hegemony… ’: Chinese minister at BRICS key meet as Xi Jinping skips

Chinese minister at BRICS Summit said, “Some country obsessed with maintaining its hegemony has gone out of its way to cripple the emerging markets.”

China's Minister of Commerce Wang Wentao delivers his remarks during the 2023 BRICS Summit at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg on Tuesday.(AFP)
Published on Aug 23, 2023 09:23 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao

PM Modi to virtually witness Chandrayaan-3's landing on Moon from South Africa

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in South Africa's Johannesburg on Tuesday to attend the 15th BRICS Summit.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Published on Aug 23, 2023 08:42 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao

What can Brics meet achieve?

A China cloud looms large over the meeting. India will have to manage the contradictions

Whichever way one looks at it, the shadow of China looms large over the summit(Reuters | Representational Image)
Published on Aug 22, 2023 10:37 PM IST
ByHT Editorial

Women of Indian diaspora tie Rakhi to PM Modi in South Africa. Watch

Women of Indian diaspora tied Rakhi to PM Modi in South Africa during BRICS summit.

Women tie Rakhi to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in Johannesburg, Tuesday.(PTI)
Published on Aug 22, 2023 10:20 PM IST

BRICS Summit: PM Modi departs for Johannesburg, issues statement. Details

15th BRICS Summit: “I also look forward to holding bilateral meetings with some of the Leaders present in Johannesburg,” Narendra Modi said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi before departing for Johannesburg, South Africa, to participate at the 15 BRICS Summit.
Updated on Aug 22, 2023 07:32 AM IST

On way back from Brics Summit in South Africa, Modi skeds a quick visit to Greece

There is no official word from the Indian side whether the Chinese president will be among the leaders with whom PM Modi will hold talks on the sidelines of Brics Summit in South Africa

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will first travel to South Africa during August 22-24 to attend the Brics Summit andmake an official visit to Greece on August 25 on way back (AFP File Photo)
Updated on Aug 18, 2023 10:53 PM IST

China's Xi to attend BRICS leaders' meeting, visit South Africa

This will be Xi's second international trip of 2023, after paying an official state visit to Russia in March.

Chinese President Xi Jinping (Reuters/File)
Published on Aug 18, 2023 07:45 AM IST

South Africa select batting talent 'Baby AB' Brevis for Australia series

Dewald Brevis has the highest score in South Africa’s domestic T20 cricket with 162 from 57 balls.

Dewald Brevis has the highest score in South Africa’s domestic T20 cricket(Twitter/ICC)
Published on Aug 14, 2023 10:53 PM IST
Reuters | , Cape Town

India to seek financing, tech transfer before net zero target goals for aviation

International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has embarked on a decarbonisation agenda focused on increasing the use of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) to gradually replace jet fuel

The crux of the transition will be technology for the production of sustainable aviation fuels. (AFP)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 10:00 AM IST

Russian, Indian institutes eye partnership in quantum tech

An official proposal is expected to be presented before India to explore possible collaborations in the upcoming BRICS meeting to be hosted by Russia.

Russian institutes are already in talks with individual research centres in India to collaborate on developing various aspects of quantum technologies
Updated on Jul 31, 2023 03:51 AM IST
By, Moscow

‘My presence is more important in Russia’: Putin on skipping BRICS Summit

Russian President Putin will not attend the BRICS summit amid an arrest warrant issued against him by the International Criminal Court.

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a press conference following the Russia-Africa summit in Saint Petersburg, Russia, July 29, 2023. (via REUTERS)
Published on Jul 30, 2023 04:29 AM IST

Russia's Putin will not attend BRICS summit: South Africa

By mutual agreement, President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation will not attend the summit, a spokesman for President Cyril Ramaphosa, said.

Russia's President Vladimir Putin(AFP)
Updated on Jul 19, 2023 04:55 PM IST

Mandela's lasting legacy through a Tamil film's lens

On Nelson Mandela Day, remember Mandela's values through a Tamil movie with themes of identity, education, non-violence, hope, and social cohesion.

Mandela recognized India's consistent and principled role in focusing global public opinion on the evils of apartheid,(File)
Updated on Jul 18, 2023 07:52 AM IST

Eighth cheetah dies in Kuno, injury marks on body, say officials

On Tuesday, another male cheetah Tejas died due to “traumatic shock” as his weight had reduced from 55 kg in February to 43 kg in July

KNP now has 16 Cheetahs (File Photo)
Updated on Jul 14, 2023 07:27 PM IST
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