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Tag: New Zealand

New Zealand outlaws assault rifles after Mosque massacre

Wellington: Military style semi-automatic weapons (MSSA) and assault rifles are to be banned in New Zealand, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Thursday, a week after 50 people were massacred in two mosques by an Australian man. The New Zealand government has also moved to ban a number of accessories which can take lower capacity semi-automatic […]

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New Zealand firms to pull ads from Facebook, Google

Wellington: A collective of some of New Zealand’s biggest companies is set to pull ads from Facebook and Google in the wake of the March 15 Christchurch mosques shootings in which the gunman live-streamed his massacre of 50 people. Using a GoPro camera, the gunman broadcast extremely graphic footage of him shooting people at the Al […]

Death toll rises to 50 in NZ mosque attacks

Wellington: The death toll from the terror attack on two mosques in New Zealand’s Christchurch has risen to 50 as one more victim was found at one of the shooting scenes, the police said on Sunday. Investigators found the victim while removing bodies from the Al Noor mosque where more than 40 people were killed […]

5 Indians confirmed dead in New Zealand terror attack

Christchurch: Five Indians were among the 50 people killed by a white supremacist, who opened fire on worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch, in the worst attack on Muslims in New Zealand, the Indian High Commission said Sunday. The attacker, identified by authorities as Australia-born Brenton Tarrant, 28, reportedly targeted immigrants during Friday prayers. Witnesses […]

Christchurch killing: Indian kin still await news

Hyderabad: More than 24 hour after the terror attack at two mosques in New Zealand’s Christchurch city, a man from Hyderabad remains missing while another who was shot at is recovering. Mohammed Sayeeduddin was still waiting for information about his son Farhaj Ahsan, 31, who remained missing. “We are still waiting for information. He is […]

Christchurch carnage suspect charged with murder

Christchurch: An Australian man, who is the main suspect in the massacre of 49 people at two mosques in Christchurch, on Saturday appeared in a court here where he was been charged with murder. Brenton Harrison Tarrant, 28, appeared before the Christchurch district court dressed in a white prison jumpsuit, handcuffed and barefoot. He did […]

New Zealand PM shows solidarity to Muslim community

Christchurch: A day after 49 people were killed in the horrific Christchurch mosques shootings, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Saturday showed solidarity to the Muslim community, saying “this is not the New Zealand people know”. She made the remark during her 40-minute address at the Christchurch Canterbury Refugee Centre, where she delivered a message of […]

Hyderabad man shot at in NZ massacre

Hyderabad: A man from Hyderabad was critically injured and another was missing in the horrific massacre at one of the two mosques in New Zealand’s Christchurch city on Friday. Ahmed Iqbal Jehangir, who was at the Al Noor Mosque for Friday prayers, was injured and taken to hospital, his brother Mohammed Khursheed Jehangir told IANS […]

Shocked by Christchurch terror attack, Modi to NZ PM

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed his deep shock and sadness at the “loss of scores of innocent lives” in the heinous terrorist attack at Muslim places of worship in New Zealand’s Christchurch. In a letter to his New Zealand counterpart Jacinda Ardern, he expressed his deepest condolences to the families bereaved […]

9 Indians missing after Christchurch shootings

Wellington: At least 9 people of Indian nationality or Indian origin are missing after Friday’s shootings at two mosques in New Zealand’s Christchurch left 49 people dead, High Commissioner Sanjiv Kohli said. “As per updates received from multiple sources, there are 9 missing persons of indian nationality/origin. Official confirmation still awaited. Huge crime against humanity. […]

49 die in New Zealand mosques massacre

Christchurch: At least 49 people were killed when gunmen said to be whites opened indiscriminate fire at two mosques in Christchurch city on Friday in what Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described as “one of New Zealand’s darkest days”. The shootings took place at the Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Masjid, The New Zealand Herald reported. […]

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

Wellington: 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 […]

3rd ODI: Dominant India eye biggest series win against New Zealand

Hamilton: A confident India will aim to maintain their winning streak when they take on hosts New Zealand in the fourth contest of the five-match rubber at the Seddon Park here on Thursday. The Indian team has already taken an unassailable 3-0 lead and will now be led by stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma as Virat […]

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Confident India aim to seal ODI series against New Zealand

Mount Maunganui: Confident India will aim to display another dominant performance to seal the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series when they face New Zealand in the third match here on Monday. After registering big victories in the first two ODI matches, the Indian team is high on confidence and is likely to dominate the proceedings […]

2nd ODI: India post challenging 324/4 vs New Zealand

Mount Maunganui: A brilliant batting display guided India to 324/4 against New Zealand in the second contest of the five-match series at the Bay Oval here on Saturday. The entire top order of the visitors clicked against the hosts to help India put a challenging total against the Kiwis. Opener Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan […]

India eye dominance; New Zealand aim to stay afloat

Mount Maunganui (New Zealand): After a near perfect beginning, India would look to tighten the noose around a struggling New Zealand with a barrage of spin in the second ODI here on Saturday. New Zealand batsmen looked all at sea against India’s spin duo of Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal in their own backyard following […]

1st ODI: Kuldeep, Dhawan shine as India hammer New Zealand by eight wickets

Napier: An all-round display helped India register a comfortable eight-wicket win over New Zealand in the first contest of the five-match ODI rubber at the McLean Park here on Wednesday. Chasing a meagre 156-run target, opener Shikhar Dhawan (75 not out) starred with the bat to help his side cross the line with ease and […]

1st ODI: Discipline bowling restricts New Zealand to 157

Napier: India rode chinaman Kuldeep Yadav and pacer Mohammed Shami’s exceptional bowling effort on Wednesday to restrict New Zealand to a paltry 157 runs in the first of the five-match ODI rubber at the McLean Park here. While Kuldeep’s figures were 4/39, Shami was also phenomenal with the leather, scalping three Kiwi wickets conceding just […]

New Zealand opt to bat in first ODI

Napier: New Zealand won the toss and opted to bat in the first ODI against India here on Wednesday. India have recalled Ambati Rayudu and Kuldeep Yadav after dropping them out of the third and final ODI against Australia at the MCG on Friday. The duo has replaced Dinesh Karthik and Ravindra Jadeja. Meanwhile, the […]

Siraj, Kaul in Indian limited overs squad, Bumrah rested

Sydney: Debutant pacer Mohammed Siraj will replace Jasprit Bumrah in the Indian squad for the upcoming limited overs series against Australia and New Zealand. “The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to rest India pacer Jasprit Bumrah for the forthcoming ODI series against Australia and the tour in New Zealand,” BCCI […]

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Dhoni recalled for T20Is vs New Zealand

New Delhi: Former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was on Monday recalled to India’s T20I squad that will play a three-match rubber in New Zealand. The selectors also announced the One-day International (ODI) squads for the three and five-match rubber against Australia and the Kiwis respectively. Dhoni was rested from both the T20I squads that took […]

Hockey World Cup 2018: England ease past NZ 2-0 to meet Argentina in quarters

Bhubaneswar: England outclassed New Zealand 2-0 in the first crossover match of the Men’s Hockey World Cup here at the Kalinga Stadium on Monday. England, who will now take on Olympic champions Argentina in the first quarterfinal on Wednesday, scored their first goal in the 25th minute as Will Calnan got on the scoresheet with […]

N.Zealand win first away Test series over Pakistan in 49 years

Abu Dhabi: Debutant Will Somerville grabbed three key wickets to guide New Zealand to their first away series win over Pakistan in 49 years with a crushing 123-run win in the third and final Test on Friday. The off-spinner took 3-52 and was aided by fellow spinner Ajaz Patel’s 3-42 as Pakistan came up well […]

Hockey World Cup 2018: Argentina beat New Zealand 3-0

Bhubaneswar: Olympic champions Argentina lived up to their billing and beat New Zealand 3-0 to inch closer towards a direct quarterfinal spot at the men’s hockey World Cup here on Monday. Argentina were the better side on display as they created more chances and scored thrice through Agustin Mazzilli (23rd), Lucas Villa (41st) and Lucas […]

CWG 2018: India's men's hockey team loses to New Zealand in semis

Gold Coast: India’s men’s hockey team lost to New Zealand 2-3 in a semi-final of the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Friday. India put up a disastrous defensive performance in the first quarter to concede two goals to Hugo Inglis (seventh minute), Stephen Jenness (13th). But Harmanpreet Singh converted a penalty stroke in the […]

Cyclone Gita causes flight cancellations in New Zealand

Wellington: Flights at five airports in New Zealand were cancelled on Tuesday due to Cyclone Gita, which has caused extensive destruction. Air New Zealand reported that it had cancelled all flights in and out of Wellington airport due to the cyclone, which was expected to reach central New Zealand with winds of up to 150 […]

Indian teenager sets swimming record

Wellington: India’s Rohan More on Sunday became the first Asian swimmer and the youngest ever to swim across the Cook Strait between North and South Islands of New Zealand. The teenager from Pune completed the feat in eight hours and 37 minutes. Starting from the North Island in temperatures of around 19 degrees Celsius, More […]

ICC U-19 CWC Final: Clash of two most successful teams in the history

Bhubaneswar/Tauranga (New Zealand) : Australia and India will lock horns in the final game of the ongoing ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup in New Zealand tomorrow. The Prithvi Shaw-led Indian team has been unbeaten so far in the tourney and has also defeated Australia earlier in this World Cup by an impressive margin of […]

U19 World Cup: India thrash Zimbabwe in last group tie

Tauranga (New Zealaland): India crushed Zimbabwe by 10 wickets in a Group A clash to maintain their all-win record at the ICC U19 World Cup here on Friday. Left-arm apinner Anukul Sudhakar Roy spearheaded the Indian bowling effort with figures of 4/20 as Zimbabwe were dismissed for 154 runs in 48.1 overs. Openers Harvik Desai […]

Kohli meets India U-19 boys

Mumbai: India captain Virat Kohli gave the national U-19 cricket team a quick pep talk here on Wednesday ahead of their departure for the U-19 World Cup. Kohli who captained India’s successful team to the U-19 World Cup in 2008, praised current U-19 skipper Prithvi Shaw, hailing him as a special talent. Shaw has already […]

3rd T20I: India beat New Zealand to clinch series

Thiruvananthapuram: India defeated New Zealand by six runs in the third and final Twenty20 International (T20I) to win the series at the Greenfield International Stadium here on Tuesday. The three-match series was locked 1-1 after the hosts won the opening match in Delhi while New Zealand clinched the second encounter in Rajkot. With heavy rain […]

New Zealand beat India in 2nd T20I

Rajkot: New Zealand dominated with both bat and ball to defeat India by 40 runs in the second Twenty20 International (T20I) at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday. The Kiwis, who had lost the first match by 53 run in New Delhi, have now levelled the three-match series at 1-1. Opting to bat […]

India beats New Zealand by 6 runs to win series 2-1

Kanpur: A brilliant all-round performance helped India beat New Zealand by six runs in the third and final One Day International (ODI) at the Green Park Stadium here on Sunday. India have thus clinched the three match ODI series 2-1. Chasing a daunting target of 338 runs, the Kiwis could only manage 331/7 in their […]

Apple buys out wireless charging firm PowerbyProxi

San Francisco: Apple has bought New Zealand-based firm PowerbyProxi which specialises in wireless charging technologies for an undisclosed amount. “PowerbyProxi employs about 55 staff and holds more than 300 patents relating to wireless charging,” a report published in stuff.co.nz on Wednesday. Powerbyproxi’s team would be “a great addition as Apple works to create a wireless […]

Siraj, Iyer included in Indian squad for NZ T20Is

Mumbai: The BCCI’s selection panel inducted Hyderabad pacer Mohammed Siraj and Mumbai batsman Shreyas Iyer in the India squad for the three Twenty20 Internationals (T20I) against New Zealand. Veteran Ashish Nehra has been selected only for the first T20I in New Delhi. “Iyer has been prolific across formats — in first-class, one-dayers, T20 — he’s been […]

India lose to Kiwis in 1st ODI at Wankhede

Mumbai: New Zealand rode on brilliant knocks from Tom Latham and Ross Taylor to a comprehensive six-wicket victory over India in the first One-Day International (ODI) at the Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday. The duo contributed a 200-run stand for the fourth wicket as the visitors overtook India’s total of 280/8 with six balls to […]

Kohli's ton helps India reach 280/8 in first ODI

Mumbai: Ton of skipper Kohli drives helps men in blue put a decent total of 280/8 against the visitors New Zealand in the first of the three-match One-Day International (ODI) series at the Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday. Kohli (121), who is playing his 200th ODI, brought up his 31st ton to guide his side […]

Board Presidents XI beat New Zealand in practice match

Mumbai: Indian Board Presidents XI defeated New Zealand by 30 runs in the first One-day practice match at the Brabourne Stadium here on Tuesday. Chasing 295, New Zealand never looked in the contention as the visitors lost wickets at regular intervals. Apart from skipper Kane Williamson (49) and Tom Latham (59), no other batsman rose […]

Bond eyeing head coach role in IPL

Auckland: Former New Zealand speedster Shane Bond has now set his eyes on the position of head coach of an Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise. Bond, the current Mumbai Indians bowling coach, is currently on a short-term contract as New Zealand A coach for the tour of India, where they will play two four-day games […]

Formidable India fancy chances against Sri Lanka in first Test

Galle: After a dominating end to the home Test season that included series wins against New Zealand, England, Bangladesh and Australia, India are all set to start afresh under new coach Ravi Shastri, when they take on Sri Lanka in the three-Test series here. Going into the first Test of the series on Wednesday, the Virat […]