Parler website is back with ‘technical difficulties’ update, but app remains offline

NEW YORK: The chief executive of social media platform Parler, popular with American right-wing users but which virtually vanished after the U.S. Capitol riot, posted a brief message on the company’s website. Parler’s app, however, remains offline.”Hello world, is this thing on?,” John Matze asked in a message dated Saturday, posted above a note from […]

Parler May ‘Be Back Up’ By End of Month, CEO Matze Says as He Touts ‘Big Milestone’

“I’m confident that by the end of the month, we’ll be back up”, Matze told Fox News on Sunday night, in an interview that followed Parler registering its domain with host sharing website Epik. He said that even though “every day it changes wildly”, he feels “confident now” and that the company is “making significant […]

Pakistan to announce initial 20-member squad for home Test series against South Africa

A reliable source said that some changes can be expected in the Pakistan Test squad with top domestic performers like spinners Zahid Mahmood and Nauman Ali, pacer Waqas Maqsood and batsmen like Saud Shakeel, Kamran Ghulam and Usman Salahudin are likely to be included in the initial 20-member squad.

Good things to be found in our annus awfulish

Some good things happened. Shane Jones’ erratic regional spending spree built on generous previous multi-million dollar grants – to continue our base hospital’s redevelopment, save St Mary’s and reshape Mt Taranaki’s access to trampers – by defusing the Yarrow Stadium controversy.