Jul 18, 2020 07:29 AM IST
July 18 is International Nelson Mandela Day. On this day, let’s find his footprints virtually.
- Aug 16, 2017 11:25 AM IST
"No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion," the tweet read.
- Jul 18, 2016 07:28 AM IST
The billionaire philanthropist's pledge of USD 5 billion is in addition to the USD 9 billion that he has already invested in Africa.
- Jul 09, 2016 04:10 PM IST
On the second day of his visit to South Africa, Modi boarded a train at Pentrich and travelled to Pietermaritzburg, a distance of around 15 km, paying tribute to Gandhi's fight against racial discrimination.
- Apr 28, 2016 09:34 AM IST
Modi even got a glimpse of his wax figure before it was taken to London. Modi was brought face-to-face with the statue at his residence as he could not make it to London for its unveiling.
- Oct 28, 2015 05:32 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the 10th most admired personality globally, as per a new survey by the World Economic Forum (WEF) that has ranked late South African President Nelson Mandela on the top.
- Feb 04, 2014 04:12 PM IST
Mandela has left the money for his family members, ANC, ex- staff and local schools.
- Dec 31, 2013 09:22 AM IST
Three companies known for socially conscious or religiously-themed investment strategies have created emerging markets funds in the past two years, adding to a Dimensional Fund Advisors' ethical emerging markets portfolio that's been available since 2006.
- Dec 17, 2013 09:31 AM IST
South Africa, a medium-sized emerging economy, is still being buffeted by the after-effects of the global financial crisis and growth is struggling to recover from a 2009 recession, the first since the end of apartheid in 1994.
- Dec 15, 2013 08:04 PM IST
A military escort carried Mandela's casket to the family plot where Mandela was accorded a traditional burial, marking the end of an exceptional journey for the prisoner-turned- president who transformed South Africa.
- Dec 11, 2013 09:36 AM IST
Many Chinese internet users have noted the apparent contradiction of Beijing lauding Mandela's legacy at the same time that it continues a harsh crackdown on its own human rights activists.
- Dec 10, 2013 08:41 PM IST
Representing the government and the people of India, Mukherjee, one of the few foreign speakers to give their eulogies at the Memorial Service for the anti-apartheid icon, said "we stand by you in your hour of bereavement and we share your sense of loss today".
- Dec 10, 2013 09:53 AM IST
Coinciding with UN-designated Human Rights Day, the memorial service for Mandela in the 95,000-seat Soccer City stadium is the centrepiece of a week of mourning for the globally-admired statesman, who died on Thursday aged 95.
- Dec 08, 2013 07:58 PM IST
The delegation is likely to include UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj, Union Minister Anand Sharma and CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury.
- Dec 06, 2013 08:57 AM IST
Barack Obama, the first black US president, said Mandela "achieved more than could be expected of any man.
- Dec 06, 2013 08:30 AM IST
some important dates and events in the life of former South African President and anti-apartheid fighter Nelson Mandela, who died on Thursday aged 95
- Dec 06, 2013 08:17 AM IST
Former South African President Nelson Mandela died peacefully at his Johannesburg home on Thursday after a prolonged lung infection, President Jacob Zuma said.
- Oct 01, 2013 08:43 AM IST
Edward Snowden, who disclosed classified US surveillance programmes has been shortlisted for a European human rights prize.
- Sep 01, 2013 02:22 PM IST
Anti-apartheid leader and former South African President Nelson Mandela was discharged from hospital and returned home on Sunday after being treated for a recurring lung infection, the government said in a statement.
- Aug 31, 2013 04:31 PM IST
The presidency said reports by some international media that Mandela, 95, had been discharged and returned to his home were "incorrect"
- Jul 20, 2013 03:57 PM IST
From America to Africa, UN workers honoured Nelson Mandela's dedication to public service by volunteering at least 67 minutes of their day â€“ one minute for each year of the iconic South African political leader's service â€“ to help make a difference in their communities.
- Jul 18, 2013 07:33 PM IST
Renowned South African anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela turned 95 today. The ailing icon's medical condition was reported to be steadily improving from a life threatening lung infection.
- Jul 07, 2013 10:39 PM IST
South Africa's anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela, battling for life with a recurring lung infection, on Sunday completed a month in hospital. Sunday marks the 30th day the revered democracy icon has been in hospital, his longest stay. The 94-year-old statesman has been hospitalised four times since December
- Jul 05, 2013 09:13 AM IST
Doctors treating Nelson Mandela said he was in a "permanent vegetative state" and advised his family to turn off his life support machine a week ago, court documents showed today. The June 26 court filing, obtained by AFP, shows for the first time just how close the still critically ill 94-year-old came to death.
- Jul 01, 2013 09:14 AM IST
President Barack Obama said on Sunday the United States would help propel Africa along a path of prosperity and peace, and urged the continent to follow the example of Nelson Mandela.