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  • madonna defends altered photos of martin luther king jr.

    Madonna defends altered photos of Martin Luther King Jr. and Mandela (see pics)

    Hollywood | January 03, 2015 13:04 IST

    New York: Madonna is defending herself against criticism after she posted Instagram photos of Martin Luther King Jr. and Nelson Mandela that were altered to look like her own image on her new album.Madonna's cover

  • nelson mandela leaves 4 million estate to family and staff

    Nelson Mandela leaves $4 million estate to family and staff , ignores ex-wife Winnie

    World | February 04, 2014 8:23 IST

    Johannesburg : South African icon  Nelson Mandela, who died in December 2013, aged 95, has left his roughly $4.1 million estate to his wife Graca Machel, family members, staff, schools and the African National Congress,

  • mandela statue unveiled in south africa capital

    Mandela statue unveiled in South Africa capital

    World | December 16, 2013 18:03 IST

    Pretoria: South Africa has unveiled a gigantic statue of anti-apartheid fighter Nelson Mandela to cheers and singing at the Union Buildings in its capital.The mood was joyous Monday in Pretoria as a military band played

  • mandela s remains to be buried in childhood village

    Mandela's remains to be buried in childhood village

    World | December 15, 2013 13:18 IST

    Qunu: Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela's remains will be buried today in his childhood village of Qunu in eastern South Africa, bringing down the curtains  on ten days of national mourning for the Nobel laureate whose

  • mandela s magnitude compares to gandhi solzhenitsyn putin

    Mandela's magnitude compares to Gandhi, Solzhenitsyn: Putin

    World | December 10, 2013 16:07 IST

    Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin today paid rich tribute to Nelson Mandela, comparing the colossus of 20th century politics to Mahatma Gandhi and Soviet dissident Alexander Solzhenitsyn.Mandela “is undoubtedly one of the outstanding world figures

  • world leaders gather in south africa for mandela memorial

    World leaders gather in South Africa for Mandela memorial

    World | December 09, 2013 21:43 IST

    Johannesburg: President Pranab Mukherjee will be among over 90 heads of state and government who will attend an emotional memorial service in South Africa tomorrow for anti-apartheid legend Nelson Mandela, making it one of the

  • president leads high level delegation for mandela s

    President leads high-level delegation for Mandela's memorial service

    India | December 09, 2013 21:15 IST

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee today said the visit of a high-level delegation headed by him to attend the memorial service for Nelson Mandela is to convey the "intense grief and personal loss" India feels

  • left rally mourns mandela s death

    Left rally mourns Mandela's death

    India | December 08, 2013 7:30 IST

    Kolkata: The Left parties Saturday took out a rally in the central part of the city to condole the death of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.Around 3,000 leaders and workers of various Left parties walked shoulder

  • i am prepared to die speech that put mandela in prison for

    'I Am Prepared To Die' speech that put Mandela in prison for 27 years

    World | December 06, 2013 11:53 IST

    New Delhi: Nelson Mandela was born the son of a Tembu tribal chieftain on July 18, 1918, at Qunu, near Umtata, in South Africa. He renounced his right to succeed his father and instead chose

  • thanks for praying for granddad mandela s granddaughter

    Thanks for praying for granddad: Mandela's granddaughter

    World | September 07, 2013 12:02 IST

    Durban: "My grandfather has come home and thank you everyone for your prayers," ailing former South African president Nelson Mandela's granddaughter Ndileka said here.She was speaking at the first edition of the South Africa India

  • mandela responding to treatment zuma

    Mandela responding to treatment: Zuma

    World | September 03, 2013 18:26 IST

    Pretoria: Ailing former South African president Nelson Mandela was responding to treatment although he remained critical, said President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday.Mandela, who was discharged from hospital on Sep 1, had reached a point of

  • mandela returns home condition remains critical presidency

    Mandela returns home, condition remains critical: Presidency

    World | September 01, 2013 15:51 IST

    Johannesburg: Anti-apartheid icon and former South African President Nelson Mandela was today discharged from a hospital and returned home where he will continue to receive intensive care, the presidency said.“Former President Nelson Mandela has this

  • south africa celebrates mandela s birthday

    South Africa celebrates Mandela's birthday

    World | July 18, 2013 14:43 IST

    Johannesburg, Jul 18:  South Africa today celebrated the 95th birthday of former president Nelson Mandela, with the good news that the ailing anti-apartheid hero's health condition has steadily improved.   South Africans got united to celebrate the

  • obama extends warmest wishes to mandela on 95th birthday

    Obama extends warmest wishes to Mandela on 95th birthday

    World | July 18, 2013 13:12 IST

    Washington, July 18: US President Barack Obama has extended his "warmest wishes and prayers" to Nelson Mandela, as the former South African president will spend his 95th birthday Thursday in a hospital."Our family was deeply

  • mandela continues to respond positively to treatment says

    Mandela continues to respond positively to treatment, says wife

    World | July 13, 2013 7:06 IST

    Cape Town, July 13: Ailing 94-year-old former South African president Nelson Mandela "continues to respond positively to treatment", his wife Graca Michel has said."He continues to respond positively to treatment. I would say that today

  • doctors rejected turning off mandela life support friend

    Doctors rejected turning off Mandela life support: Friend

    World | July 06, 2013 20:33 IST

    Johannesburg, Jul 6: Nelson Mandela's doctors have dismissed the idea of switching off the ailing anti-apartheid icon's life support until there was a genuine state of organ failure, a close friend of the South African

  • south africa mandela nears a month in hospital

    South Africa: Mandela nears a month in hospital

    World | July 06, 2013 13:52 IST

    Johannesburg, Jul 6: Former South African leader Nelson Mandela has been in a hospital for nearly a month.There was no official update Saturday morning on the condition of the 94-year-old former president, who is in

  • mandela is critical but stable reiterates south african

    Mandela is critical but stable, reiterates South African government

    World | July 05, 2013 19:29 IST

    Johannesburg, July 5: A court document concerning Mandela family graves had said affidavits would be provided from his physicians that show Mr. Mandela "is in a permanent vegetative state." A later filing dropped that phrase.Nelson

  • mandela grandson to face charges in grave dispute

    Mandela grandson to face charges in grave dispute

    World | July 02, 2013 22:13 IST

    Johannesburg, Jul 2: A family feud over the burial site of three of ailing Nelson Mandela's children intensified Tuesday when criminal charges were filed against one of his grandsons, as the beloved 94-year-old former president

  • mandela remains in hospital condition unchanged

    Mandela remains in hospital, condition unchanged

    World | July 01, 2013 16:58 IST

    Johannesburg, July 1: Former South African President Nelson Mandela has now been in critical condition for more than a week.There have been no official updates since President Jacob Zuma said Saturday that the beloved 94-year-old

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