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Ritika Chibber

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The new meaning of bold and sexy. Bollywood had seen Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s eyes, Bipasha’s body and Deepika Padokone long legs which have ruled over millions of hearts. And now here comes the Dhamaka of Dubai Ritika Chibber, she has all of their qualities in one. She has the killer looks and flamboyant body to beat all the actresses of ... Read More »

The Humblest Person Big B Ever Met

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Nelson Mandela. Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan today mourned the death of the South African anti-apartheid revolutionary Nelson Mandela. The veteran actor told NDTV, “I went to meet Madiba. Most humble person I have ever met. I spent a long time talking about normal things, how wonderful it was for me.” Big B also said he was in awe of the ... Read More »

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

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Mandela was the victim of various forms of repression. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born in 1918 near Umtata, in the Transkei. His father was chief councillor to the Acting Paramount Chief of the Thembuland. When his father died, Rolihlahla became the Chief’s ward. In the Chief’s household Rolihlahla was himself groomed for the chieftainship, but, listening to the case before ... Read More »

OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg

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‘We will not fail you’. Address by Nelson Mandela - 27 October 2006. In December 1990 Oliver returned to South Africa, having been in exile from his native land for three decades. It was wonderful to have him near.’ That is a quote. I wrote those words in Long Walk to Freedom. The words are coming back to me strongly tonight. ... Read More »

India High Commission in South Africa


Tribute to Madiba. He was a symbol of hope to those who had opposed the apartheid regime. His Excellency, the High Commissioner of India in South Africa, Mr. Virendra Gupta had the privilege of personally meeting former President Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela that he will personally cherish as one of the greatest events in his life. Mr. Gupta vividly remembers his ... Read More »

The Indian Community, Johannesburg

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Address by Nelson Mandela. 13 February 1993 – Assalaam Ualaikum, Namaste and Good Evening. We are gathered here today at a time when South Africa is at the threshold of some of the most momentous political changes. I am advised that this gathering tonight represents some of the most senior business and community leaders of the Indian community throughout the ... Read More »

Madiba Poem


Gandhi said: “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” Madiba was that change Viktor Frankl said: “no longer able to change a situation we are challenged to change ourselves” Madiba changed himself and Frankl said: “to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances (is) to choose one’s own way” Madiba chose his own way In ... Read More »

Consumers drowning further in debt


National Credit Regulator Release, 4 December 2013. Nomsa Motshegare, CEO of the National Credit Regulator, said today that the credit bureau statistics reported for the quarter ended September 2013 indicate that consumers are drowning further in debt. She encouraged consumers to monitor their budgets closely and carefully during the National Credit Regulator and to save enough for the coming year. She further ... Read More »

Rice Pulao Recipe


Rice pulao is a divine combination of rice,  cashews, raisins, and spices. Cooked with ghee (clarified butter) this dish is very pure, sattvic, and tasty! Ingredients 42 cups Basmati rice, rinsed 44-5 dried bay leaves 42-3 whole cinnamon sticks 44-5 whole small green cardamom pods 41/4 cup whole cashews 41/4 cup golden raisins 41 tbsp. ginger, finely chopped 41 tbsp. green chillies, ... Read More »

Alvin Pillay

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Head of the ’Voice of the People’ Radio Station Lotus FM known as the heartbeat of the nation that brings up-to- the-minute news, views and reviews amid vibrant, exciting and foot tapping tunes has become extremely popular to the young and old. Broadcasting nationally it has attracted lovers of Indian music, food, culture and tradition. Diverse in its exciting and ... Read More »

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