Robben Island

  • For Mandela, harsh island jail was a crucible December 10, 2013

    Cape Town: A halfcentury ago Nelson Mandela was taken as a prisoner to Robben Island, 11 kilometers (seven miles) across the bay from Cape Town, where he would begin serving a life sentence for plotting to overthrow South Africa's racist apartheid system. The island jail was where Mandela became a worldwide...
  • Record holder swim sisters but no sponsors! October 13, 2011

    New Delhi: Amidst the doom and gloom there are many Indians who are living examples of courage and decency and who believe in doing constructive work for a better future. South Atlantic Ocean's temperature 9.4 degree celsius icy, shark infested waters and only the toughest can attempt to take up...