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Ster-Kinekor releases Bollywood horror film: Alone

  Alone is a Bollywood horror film that promises to keep you on the edge of your seat till the final credits roll. Conjoined twins, Anjana and Sanjana lived by the promise made to each other: We will always be together. We will never separate. However, mysterious circumstances lead to the death of one twin and years later, the ghost ... Read More »

Festival of India in South Africa

Hindi Literary Programme The Festival of India in South Africa – Hindi Literary Programme will be held from July 25 to July 30-2014 in association with the Ministry of External Affairs – India represented by the High Commission of Indian in Pretoria. Ten highly acclaimed Hindi academics from India representing the “Sahitya Akademi” of India will form the integral component ... Read More »

United Nations anti-homophobia Bollywood clip

The United Nations human rights office launched in Mumbai today the latest phase of its global fight against homophobia: a Bollywood-style video called The Welcome, accompanied by an appeal from Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to end the prejudice that forces millions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people to live in fear or hide in shame. Unveiled at a press conference ... Read More »

MISS SOUTH AFRICA 2O14: 21-year-old Rolene Strauss takes the title

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SUN CITY, SUNDAY MARCH 30: A radiant Rolene Strauss has been crowned Miss South Africa 2014 at a glittering ceremony held at the Sun City Superbowl, presented by Sun International and sponsored by Cell C. Runners-up are Ziphozakhe Zokufa from the Eastern Cape (1st Princess) and Limpopo’s Matlala Mokoko (2nd Princess). An excited and overwhelmed Strauss – a medical student ... Read More »

Last parole extension for Sanjay Dutt

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Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt gets one more month parole extension for wife Manyata’s sickness. His parole has been extended to March 20th. Manyata has undergone two operations and recovering at home. Sanjay has applied for parole extension early this month and after looking into the fact, he was granted parole. Sanjay wrote to the Pune Divisional Commissioner Prabhakar Deshmukh earlier last ... Read More »

Raising Children as Good Hindus

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Parents Are the First Gurus in Religion and Character Building. Many Hindu families visiting our Hawaii monastery, particularly those with young children, ask if I have any advice for them. I usually respond with one or two general suggestions. I always stress the importance of presenting Hinduism to their children in a practical way so that it influences each child’s ... Read More »

Chinese New Year

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Message from President Zuma. President Jacob Zuma has sent warm wishes to the Chinese community in South Africa as they prepare to celebrate the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Horse, tomorrow, 31 January. The Horse is an auspicious symbol in China, heralding a year that looks forward to action, speed, achievement and the realizing of goals. “The relations ... Read More »

Who is Vivek Mishra?

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Asks Candy Brar. Model-turned-corporate professional Candy Brar, who entered the Bigg Boss house after a very controversial statement by ex- contestant of Bigg Boss Vivek Mishra as he commented on her personal life. She is very disappointed with Vivek Mishra who maligned her reputation during his stay on the show. Candy refuses to recognize Vivek Mishra and she said, “I ... Read More »

Branding South Africa in India

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Ms. Hanneli Slabber. Tell us about yourself I am the Country Manager for South African Tourism in India and am at the helm of affairs, spear heading initiatives of the National Tourism Board. Prior to this role, I was the Global Product Head for the Tourism Board and was based in South Africa. After completing my Honours Degree in Applied ... Read More »

Honey Glazed Chicken with Asparagus

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Serves 2 Ingredients • 2 Chicken deboned breasts with skin • 1/2 Lemon • 1 tsp Honey • 1 tbsp Soy sauce • 1 Bunch asparagus (the thin green asparagus are the tastiest.) • 2 tbsp Sunfoil Pure Sunflower oil • Garnish • Half an onion thinly sliced and half a red pepper sliced and diced into pieces about 2cm ... Read More »