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Davis Cup: Somdev, Bopanna give India 2-0 lead against South Africa
Johannesburg, Sep 18 (IANS) Rohan Bopanna gave India a 2-0 lead against South Africa after beating their No.1 player Rik De Voest 2-6, 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 in the second singles rubber on day one of the Davis Cup World Group tennis play-off tie at the Ellis Park Indoor Arena here Friday.

Friday, September 18, 2009 8:39:25 PM

Somdev puts India one-up in Davis Cup World Group play-off
Johannesburg, Sep 18 (IANS) India's No. 1 Somdev Devvarman lived up to expectations, overpowering South Africa's second singles player Izak van der Merwe 7-6 (5), 6-3, 6-4 in the first rubber of the Davis Cup World Group tennis play-off at the Ellis Park Indoor Arena here Friday.

Friday, September 18, 2009 7:06:23 PM

Somdev puts India ahead against South Africa in Davis Cup
Johannesburg, Sep 18 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman gave India a 1-0 lead against South Africa in the Davis Cup World Group tennis play-off at Ellis Park Indoor Arena here Friday.

Friday, September 18, 2009 6:02:54 PM

Beauty business thrives in Africa
Johannesburg, Sep 18 (DPA) Mercy Ndhlovu and Nomsa Mncube run a beauty 'salon' under the open sky on the edge of a street near a Johannesburg shopping centre.

Friday, September 18, 2009 8:41:18 AM

Davis Cup: Somdev plays opening singles, Bopanna to partner Bhupathi
Johannesburg, Sep 17 (IANS) Rohan Bopanna will be the man under pressure when India take on South Africa in the Davis Cup World Group play-off tennis tie, from Sep 18-20, at the Ellis Park Indoor Arena here Friday.

Thursday, September 17, 2009 6:47:06 PM

Somali insurgents vow revenge against US for Al Qaeda raid
Nairobi, Sep 15 (DPA) Somali insurgent group al-Shabaab Tuesday vowed to retaliate against the US as it confirmed that one of its 'top leaders' died in a US raid.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 7:46:25 PM

Israeli woman in 39th week of pregnancy dies of swine flu
Jerusalem, Sep 14 (DPA) A 33-year-old mother of ten children, in her 39th week of pregnancy, died in Jerusalem from swine flu, Israel's health ministry said Monday.

Monday, September 14, 2009 3:27:46 PM

Shimon Peres discharged from hospital after collapsing
Jerusalem, Sep 13 (DPA) Israeli President Shimon Peres was released from hospital Sunday morning, where he spent the night after collapsing during an event in Tel Aviv, the presidential spokeswoman said.

Sunday, September 13, 2009 1:48:01 PM

Experts eye African cheetahs for reintroduction, to submit plan
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Cheetah experts who gathered in Gajner in Rajasthan to discuss plans to reintroduce the animal in India have endorsed a proposal to bring cheetahs from Africa, six decades after they became extinct in the country.

Friday, September 11, 2009 10:14:32 AM

Over 200 feared dead in Sierra Leone boat accident
Nairobi/Freetown, Sep 10 (DPA) More than 200 people were missing and feared dead after a boat sank off Sierra Leone's coast during a heavy storm, the government said Thursday.

Thursday, September 10, 2009 7:16:39 PM

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