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Countdown begins to longest-ever lunar eclipse in the universe

Friday will turn into a day to remember, as the world will witness the longest lunar eclipse to date, which will last for an hour and forty-five minutes.According to CNN, the moon will be in perfect alignment with the sun and Earth, with the moon in the middle of the Earth and the sun. Coupled with

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Hockey: Indian’s men hockey team clean sweeps New Zealand

Indian men’s hockey team defeated world number 9 New Zealand in a three-match Series here at the Sports Authority of India club on Sunday.Showing some brilliant sticks work, the Indian team thrashed the New Zealand side by 4-0 registering their consecutive victory in the series. As the home team wrapped up much-needed practice matches before Asian

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Rocket launched in New Zealand deploys commercial satellites

A rocket launched from New Zealand has successfully reached orbit carrying small commercial satellites. California-based company Rocket Lab said its Electron rocket, which carries only a small payload of about 150 kilogrammes, successfully deployed an earth imaging and two other satellites for weather and ship tracking after blastoff from the Mahia Peninsula on North Island’s

New Zealand restaurant’s ‘racist menu’ sparks anger

Wellington, Jan 12, A New Zealand restaurant has been accused of using mocking racial cliches on its menu. Asian fusion restaurant Bamboozle in Christchurch features dishes with the names “Chirri Garrik an Prawn Dumpring”, “Ho Lee Kok” and “Zhou Dynasty ‘Snake Mother'”. Alice Galletly, a customer, first commented on the menu with a picture this

First Blue Moon total lunar eclipse in 150 yrs to occur soon

First Blue Moon total lunar eclipse in 150 yrs to occur soon

First Blue Moon total lunar eclipse 150 yrs: A rare total lunar eclipse that involves the second full moon of the month — popularly referred to as a Blue Moon — is set to take place on January 31 for the first time in over 150 years.This will be the first eclipse of 2018. For

Pre-historic human-sized penguins' fossils found

Fossils of pre-historic human-sized penguins found

A giant species of penguins, which had the size of an adult human, inhabited New Zealand between 55 and 60 million years ago, scientific researchers revealed on Wednesday.A group of researchers from Germany and New Zealand revealed in a study published in the scientific journal Nature Communications that this ancient species measured about 1.65 meters

Exposure to smoke during pregnancy linked to asthma risk in babies

Exposure to smoke during pregnancy linked to asthma risk in babies

Exposure smoke pregnancy linked asthma risk babies: Exposure to cigarette smoke during pregnancy and in home at three and 15 months of age is linked to increased risks of wheeze and asthma in babies, warms a study. The team conducted a study on 376 newborns and obtained detailed information from parents about smoking exposure during

Wagner bags career-best seven wickets as Windies crumble

Wellington, Dec 1 (AFP) Wagner bags career-best seven wickets as Windies crumble. New Zealand’s Neil Wagner took a career-best seven-wicket haul to orchestrate a stunning collapse as West Indies slumped to 134 all out on day one of the first Test in Wellington today. Twice in the innings Wagner took two wickets in successive balls,

ICC U19 World Cup 2018 launched in New Zealand

The ICC U19 World Cup 2018 was today launched here with 44 days to go for the 16-team event that brings together future stars who will compete across four cities and seven venICC U19 World Cup 2018ues in New Zealand from 13 January to 3 February. The function was attended by Hon Grant Robertson, Minister for

Ashish Nehra 'satisfied' to retire on a high

Ashish Nehra ‘satisfied’ to retire on a high

Ashish Nehra satisfied to retire on a high: New Delhi, Very few cricketers bid adieu to international cricket with both the bowling ends named after them and that too in their home ground but veteran pacer Ashish Nehra called himself “fortunate” to have all these during his farewell game — the first T20 International against New

Mithali rises to top spot in ICC batswomen ranking

Mithali rises to top spot in ICC batswomen ranking

Mithali top spot ICC batswomen ranking: Indian women cricket team captain Mithali Raj on moved up one place to occupy the number one spot in the latest ICC ODI rankings for batswomen. Ellyse Perry of Australia and Amy Satterthwaite of New Zealand also jumped one place each to be at second and third spots while

Virat Kohli's ICC ODI batting rankings

Virat Kohli again on top in ICC ODI batting rankings

Virat Kohli’s ICC ODI batting rankings : Virat kohli retrieved top spot in the the ICC One-day International batting rankings on Monday after smashing his sixth ton of the year as India won a series over New Zealand. Kohli was the highest run-getter in the New Zealand series, accumulating 263 in three matches. Kohli has moved

India aim to clinch ODI series against New Zealand

Kanpur, Oct 28, Coming from a six-wicket victory, India will look to defeat New Zealand in the third and final One-Day International (ODI) to clinch the series at the Green Park here on Sunday. The series is currently level at 1-1, with the New Zealand taking lead in the initial match and the hosts levelling

Apple acquires New Zealand-based wireless charging firm

Apple acquires New Zealand-based wireless charging firm

Apple that recently introduced wireless charging to its smartphone lineup has acquired a New Zealand-based firm PowerbyProxi for an undisclosed sum. According to a report in stuff.co.nz on Wednesday, Apple bought PowerbyProxi which specialises in wireless charging technologies based on the Qi wireless standard.Auckland entrepreneur Fady Mishriki set up PowerbyProxi in 2007 with the goal

Kohli’s record ton takes India to 280/8 vs NZ in 1st ODI

Mumbai, Oct 22, Skipper Virat Kohli made it a memorable 200th ODI with a record breaking century in demanding conditions to guide India to respectable 280 for 8 against New Zealand in the opening encounter of the three- match series, here today. Kohli mixed caution with aggression hitting 121 off 125 balls — his 31st

Eden Park to host first day-night Test in New Zealand

Eden Park to host first day-night Test in New Zealand

Eden Park to host first day-night Test in New Zealand. The iconic Eden Park in Auckland is all set to create history by hosting New Zealand’s first ever day-night Test against England next year. The first game, beginning from March 22, of the two-match series between the two sides was tentatively slated to be held

Pakistan qualify Hockey World Cup 2018

Pakistan qualify for Hockey World Cup 2018

Pakistan qualify Hockey World Cup 2018. Pakistan men’s hockey team has become the 13th team to qualify for the World Cup 2018 that will take place in India from 28 November to 16 December.  The Green Shirts, currently ranked 14th in the World Rankings, finished at the seventh position in the Hockey World League Semi-Final in

Cricketer Tom Pritchard passed away at age of 100

Cricketer Tom Pritchard passed away at age of 100

Cricketer Tom Pritchard  passed away at the age of 100. New Zealand’s oldest Cricketer Pritchard claimed 818 wickets 23.30 across 200 first-class games, including 695 during a decade of service at Edgbaston. He, however, never played Test cricket. The right-arm pacer came close to a call-up at the age of 20 in 1937, but a combination

NRI Sikhs demands ‘Independent House’

NRI Sikhs demands Independent House. Sikh Khalistanis settled in abroad have united to expedite their activities. They has announced the world class Sikh organization “World Sikh Parliament”. A 15-member Coordination Committee has been formed. The main objective of this committee will be to achieve (Azad Ghar) Independent House for the Sikh community. This decision was

Sikh man asks to take off kirpan in Auckland

A Sikh man was asked to remove his kirpan (ceremonial knife) after he boarded a bus in Auckland on Tuesday. The incident took place in the area around Britomart and Queen St. at about 10 am local time.Eye witness told New Zealand Herald that “We looked out of the window and we could see the