Sierra Leone

  • Sierra Leone, England win in Kabbadi World Cup December 4, 2013

    Gurdaspur: Sierra Leone Wednesday registered a decisive win defeating Scotland 58-25 in mens' Kabadi during the ongoing fourth World Cup Kabadi here. In womens' event England defeated Mexico 45-29. In the third match Pakistan defeated Denmark 77-22. Inaugurating the World Cup, Gurcharan Singh Babbehali, Chief Parliamentary Secretary and Nirmal Singh Kahlon, former...
  • 'Top award-winning writers at Jaipur lit fest' January 14, 2013

    New Delhi: A star-studded lineup of international writers, including Commonwealth Prize winner Aminatta Forna from Sierra Leone, Booker Prize winner Howard Jacobson and Orange Prize winners Linda Grant and Madeline Miller, will lend glamour to the DSC Jaipur Literature Festival Feb 24-28. Commenting on the international line-up Friday, festival co-director and...
  • Graham Greene inspired me: Tim Butcher January 5, 2011

    London: Following the footsteps of author Graham Greene through remote rainforest and malarial swamps in some of the most dangerous parts of Africa was a challenge Tim Butcher relished for his latest book. The Cape Town-based writer's new book "Chasing the Devil" is an account of his attempt to re-discover a...
  • Man demands Rs 15 lakh to send wife's dead body back June 26, 2008

    New Delhi: The husband of a 33-year-old woman Preeti Raisinghani, who committed suicide in a West African country, is allegedly demanding Rs 15 lakh from her parents to send her body home to India. Preeti allegedly committed suicide in Sierra Leone on May 27 and her body has since been...
  • Don't ignore problem of child mortality: Beckham January 23, 2008

    New Delhi: England football star David Beckham has finished his trip to Sierra Leone as a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Children's Fund. After completing his trip Beckham said that whatever he had seen in the west African country had brought home to him the urgency of the problem of...