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Pacer Neil Wagner bags six wickets as New Zealand restrict Zimbabwe to 164 on Day 1

Pacer Neil Wagner bags six wickets as New Zealand restrict Zimbabwe to 164 on Day 1

New Zealand closed the day on 32 without loss, with Tom Latham on 16 and Martin Guptill on 14.

A rat-free land: New Zealand announces plan to become 'predator-free' by 2050!

A rat-free land: New Zealand announces plan to become 'predator-free' by 2050!

The NZ $28 million project will kick start from next year and a new company, Predator Free New Zealand Ltd, is taking the responsibility to wipe out the predators that cause maximum damage to the country's economy and environment. 

Muslim woman told to remove hijab for job application in New Zealand

Muslim woman told to remove hijab for job application in New Zealand

A 25-year-old Muslim girl in New Zealand was left embarrassed after she applied for a job at a jewellery shop and was told it was a waste of time unless she removed her hijab.

New Zealand's Queenstown Airport evacuated after 'bomb message' found on plane

New Zealand's Queenstown Airport evacuated after 'bomb message' found on plane

New Zealand's Queenstown Airport was partially evacuated on Sunday after a cleaner found a 'message' about an explosive device on board a plane.

NIA seeks assistance of six countries in ISIS case probe

NIA seeks assistance of six countries in ISIS case probe

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has sought assistance from six countries, including the US, UAE, and Canada, in its ongoing investigation into various suspected ISIS operatives and their terror activities in the country.

`Better angels` will prevail in US election: Joe Biden

`Better angels` will prevail in US election: Joe Biden

The "better angels in America will prevail" in the upcoming presidential elections, Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday as he warned about xenophobia during a visit to Australia.

Nintendo shares rise highest with Pokemon Go's success

Nintendo shares rise highest with Pokemon Go's success

The `Pokemon Go` fever that has gripped smartphone users across the globe has led Japanese videogame giant Nintendo to double its value at the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Tuesday.

Strong 6.3 magnitude quake hits New Zealand's Kermadec Islands: USGS

Wellington: A strong 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck New Zealand`s Kermadec Islands in the South Pacific late Wednesday, the US Geological Service that monitors quakes worldwide said.

The quake`s epicentre was 201 kilometres (124 miles) north east of Raoul Island -- the largest and northernmost of the main Kermadec Islands, striking 12 kilometres below the surface, the USGS said.

There were no reports of casualties or damage and no tsunami warning was issued.

The uninhabited Kermadecs, New Zealand`s northernmost islands, lie 1,100 kilometres north of Auckland.

They are part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, a hotbed of volcanic and earthquake activity at the intersection of several tectonic plates. 

Stranded Pacific lawmaker flees to New Zealand

A Nauru opposition figure dramatically escaped from the Pacific nation this week after being trapped there for a year.

'Sultan' crosses Rs 300 crore mark in opening weekend worldwide

'Sultan' crosses Rs 300 crore mark in opening weekend worldwide

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan's Eid release "Sultan" has crossed the Rs 300 crore mark worldwide in just five days since its release. The sports-drama film is now touted to be the highest grossing Bollywood film in terms of opening weekend collection worldwide.

IWC demands action on rare New Zealand dolphin

IWC demands action on rare New Zealand dolphin

Population numbers of the Maui's dolphin, the world's smallest and scarcest sub-species found only in waters off New Zealand's North Island, have dwindled to less than 50, prompting fears it could reach the point of no return without strong action, including a ban on fishing in its habitat.

Fiji murder case twist as tourist finds human head

A New Zealand holidaymaker told Tuesday how he stumbled across a human head on a Fiji tourist beach -- the latest apparent twist in the gory case of a Russian couple murdered and dismembered in the tropical paradise.

UN to choose new non-permanent Security Council members

Bolivia heads into the Tuesday vote unopposed and will take over the Latin American seat currently occupied by Venezuela, EFE news reported.
 

Awaiting BCCI directives on pink-ball cricket: Sourav Ganguly

Awaiting BCCI directives on pink-ball cricket: Sourav Ganguly

Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) President and former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Thursday said they would wait to see what directives the regional governing body gets from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) regarding pink-ball cricket.

New Zealand softens stand on India's NSG membership bid as Pakistan lobbies for its application

New Zealand softens stand on India's NSG membership bid as Pakistan lobbies for its application

New Zealand is now pressing for a criteria-based approach for inducting new members as against giving one-time exception to any country.

Virat Kohli is a world class phenomenal player, says Sir Richard Hadlee

Virat Kohli is a world class phenomenal player, says Sir Richard Hadlee

India's Test captain Virat Kohli is a "phenomenal player and a treat to watch", feels legendary New Zealand fast bowler Sir Richard Hadlee.

Extensive discussions in NSG to admit new nations: China

While the US and a majority of the 48 members back India's admission, China along with New Zealand, Ireland, Turkey, South Africa and Austria are reportedly opposed to India's entry.

Several nations opposing India's NSG membership bid soften their stand, say reports

Several nations opposing India's NSG membership bid soften their stand, say reports

China has been stressing that if NSG decides to induct India, it should also give same treatment to Pakistan, which is its close ally.

No deliberate attempt to schedule Indo-Pak clash: ICC sources

No deliberate attempt to schedule Indo-Pak clash: ICC sources

In the tournament supposed to be held between June 1-18, next year, India and Pakistan have been placed in group B and are scheduled meet on June 4 at Edgbaston in Birmingham.

World No Tobacco Day 2016: Plain packaging can save lives, says WHO

Plain packaging reduces the attractiveness of tobacco products, restricts use of tobacco packaging as a form of advertising, limits misleading packaging and labelling, and increases the effectiveness of health warnings.