Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicIndia-South Africa

Topic: India-South Africa

South Africa beat India by 7 wickets in third Test to win series 2-1

India had won the opening Test in Centurion before the hosts bounced back in the second Test in Johannesburg with a seven-wicket victory.

Concerns rise about India’s cricket tour of South Africa amid Omicron variant spread

Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur said Saturday that the BCCI should consult the government before sending the senior men's cricket team to South Africa.

India’s Covid resurgence prompts South Africa to consider additional curbs

President Cyril Ramaphosa eased Covid restrictions in March, scrapping most limits on alcohol sales, shortening a night-time curfew and permitting larger public gatherings.

US, Europe still oppose India-SA plan to waive Covid vaccines’ IPR, WTO to discuss on 4 Feb

India has told WTO that due to new restrictions in intellectual property, countries are facing delays in their Covid vaccine rollout programmes.

Shami and Jadeja rout South Africa as India win Vizag Test by 203 runs

Mohammed Shami’s 5 wickets and Ravindra Jadeja’s 4 help India overcome SA’s late-order resistance and grab 40 more points in the World Test Championship.

India set to partner with South African defence firm which UPA govt had blacklisted

Ahead of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s visit, govt of India confirms the sanctions imposed on the state-owned firm have been lifted.

Virat Kohli plays the Ugly Indian. But a victorious one, so who are we to complain

Hail a dazzling genius-brat who hates losing and thinks manners are for sissies. He’d rather be crude and competitive than courteous and an also-ran, the old Indian good-loser.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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