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4 held for New Zealand mosques shootings

Mosques shooting:Four people were arrested on Friday after two gunmen opened fire at two mosques in New Zealand’s Christchurch city, with the police saying that there were “multiple fatalities”. Police Commissioner Mike Bush said the four arrested people comprised three men and one woman, CNN reported. “We are not aware of other people, but we

New Zealand beat Indian women in 1st T20I

New Zealand beat Indian women in 1st T20I

New Zealand beat Indian women in 1st T20I. New Zealand defeated India by 23 runs in the first women’s Twenty20 International here on Wednesday. Chasing a target of 160 runs, the Indians were dismissed for 136 in 19.1 overs.The hosts have taken a 1-0 lead in the three-match

India beat New Zealand in 5th ODI, win series 4-1

Ambati Rayudu, Vijay Shankar and all-rounder Hardik Pandya rose to the occasion to hand India a 35-run victory against New Zealand in the fifth and final One Day International match and clinch the limited overs series 4-1 here on Sunday.After losing four quick wickets for just 18 runs, Rayudu (90), Shankar (45) and Kedar Jadhav

New Zealand register consolation win over India in 4th ODI

New Zealand register consolation win over India in 4th ODI

New Zealand register consolation win over India in 4th ODI. New Zealand beat India by eight wickets in the fourth ODI to register a consolation win in the five-match series here on Thursday.Trent Boult shone with the ball for New Zealand with figures of 5 for 21 to bundle out India for 92 in 30.5

India women beat New Zealand by 9 wickets in 1st ODI

India women beat New Zealand by 9 wickets in 1st ODI. The Indian women’s cricket team defeated New Zealand by nine wickets in the first One-Day International here Thursday. Brief Scores:  India Women: 193/1 in 33 overs (Smriti Mandhana 105, Jemimah Rodrigues 81 not out). New Zealand Women: 192 all out in 48.5 overs (Susie

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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