It’s a brand new year and the Daily Roti is back amongst other exciting innovations at Indian Spice. You would have noticed that the website has undergone a refresh bringing together lifestyle news, entertainment news from Bollywood, Kollywood and other exciting stuff.
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Top read of the day: In a matter of just a few weeks since the death of Dingalings’ Melvyn Davids‘ death another Dingalings star has lost his life. Twenty two year old Adhir Singh passed away after a fatal car crash in Durban. Read the story here
On a daily basis #IndianSpice breaks stories that matter to our generation of readers, online – we bring you the latest Indo-Asian news, stories & entertainment from across the world… but what we want to hear are the issues that matter to you.
Irrespective of the way the last year unfolded, this is a new start, one that comes with its own set of anticipation, challenges and surprises. With hopes of a better tomorrow and brighter future in all aspects of life – love, career, money and the well-being, here’s what the New Year has to offer and what the stars have in store for you. Read these and pay heed to them.
Talking to the LGBT community of Indian diaspora across the world! Gay Desi our lesbian,gay, bisexual, transgender section has had a makeover! Make this your first stop resource for support, current affairs, entertainment & lifestyle news. click here
When is Thaipoosam Kavady 2018? Thaipusam Kodiyetram (flag hoisting) 22nd January 2018 and Thai Kavady 31st January 2018. We’ve added a brand new resource featuring all #Thaipoosam kavady information check it here!
In South Africa with the imminent release of the #MatricResults2017 thousands of parents & learners who expect they may not have done as well as required are feeling anxious and uncertain about the future. Read more here
India creating jobs with new training institute in KZN South Africa has offered to provide land at no cost to set up this training hub proposed to be run by Indian experts and entrepreneurs. Read more
Superstar Rajini confirms his entry in to Indian politics.
- #Rajinikanth: ‘Not Religious, But Spiritual Politics’ here’s the full text of Thalaivar’s speech in English.
- Watch the celebration when he made the announcement. click here
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India will tour South Africa for a three-Test, six-ODI and three-Twenty20 series, starting this Friday, January 5 and it is being touted as the most challenging assignment so far for Kohli as captain.
The Men In Blue will play the first Test on January 5, 2018 in Cape Town. Centurion will hold the second Test between the two countries from January 13, while the third and the final Test of the series is scheduled for January 24.
- IND v SA full schedule click here
- India’s bond with SA on and off the field click here
- Cricketer Dhawan’s family blocked from travelling to SA click here
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Adventures of 9Boy an Indian entertainment platform based in South Africa producing hilarious videos, audio series and web series on channels at IndianSpice.
Tanz Govender has become a household name across South Africa and expats bringing you the best comedy possible, Indian Spice played an integral part in supporting the creativity of 9 Boy who rose to fame with his unique take on South African Indian persona’s of everyday life. Here’s some of his recent work here
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The website has gone through a makeover to cater for the demands of an audience that consumes content on-the-fly and 90% on mobile devices compared to 5 years ago where readers spent time on desktops.
The website primarily catered for the core verticals in the audience market providing mainstream news, opinion, entertainment news, arts & culture, LGBT news and diary events. The lifestyle segments demanded more and Spice incorporated new additions to the website which include careers, business, travel, home, personal finance, Indian weddings and a range of other lifestyle interests.