Virender Sehwag backs India, South Africa, West Indies, New Zealand as potential ICC World T20 2016 semi-finalists

India are yet to lose to Pakistan in a world event and of late have had an upper hand over the arch-rivals. The two teams meet again in the mouthwatering World T20 clash in Dharamsala on March 19. What is the reason for India’s recent dominance over Pakistan? Sehwag said: “It is difficult to pinpoint […]

Ardern’s online messages keep spirits up in New Zealand’s coronavirus lockdown

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Hours after New Zealand imposed a nationwide lockdown to beat a coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern took to Facebook, livestreaming in a sweater from bed, to “check in” on citizens and tell them of the day’s events.

New Zealand: Police Website to Inform on Neighbours Breaking Lockdown So Popular It Crashes

The South Pacific nation is in the midst of a four-week Covid-19 lockdown, with residents under orders to stay at home or remain at least two metres (6.5 feet) apart if they must go outside.

New Zealand’s Ant Timpson Is Watching the End of the World From the Ends of the Earth

I’ve been trying to rein it back in, but I really dislike those parents who want to make mini-mes of themselves in terms of the things that their kids are influenced by. The joy of discovery is such an important part of creating taste. It’s just a lifelong thing, you can’t buy it, you can’t […]

Gunmen kill New Zealand man at Freeport mine office in Indonesia’s Papua

FILE PHOTO: Trucks are parked at the open-pit mine of PT Freeport’s Grasberg copper and gold mine complex near Timika, in the eastern region of Papua, Indonesia on September 19, 2015 in this file photo taken by Antara Foto. REUTERS/Muhammad Adimaja/Antara FotoATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS […]

DAILY BLOG, March 26: What new $500m stimulus package means for you and your family

Local stocks had rocketed in the final minutes of trade on Wednesday after US politicians finally reached a deal – yet to be passed – on a $A3.3 trillion stimulus measure to shore up the world’s biggest economy.

This Is New York City, According to the ‘This Is New York City’ Ad for Brooklyn to Host the 2016 DNC

Mayor de Blasio’s plan to bring the next Democratic National Convention to Brooklyn now has a commercial. “From Barclays to Broadway,” the voice-over offers, “Carroll Gardens to Corona. The Apollo Theater to the Staten Island Ferry.” (Flashy and new, but also working-class and diverse!) “This is a city where history is made in the Bronx, […]

COVID-19: Microsoft Cloud services witness massive 775% jump

“We have placed limits on free offers to prioritise capacity for existing customers. We also have limits on certain resources for new subscriptions. These are ‘soft’ quota limits, and customers can raise support requests to increase these limits,” informed Spataro.

‘We’ve been classed as essential workers’: Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield explain why they’ll continue to host This Morning live from the studio amid UK’s COVID-19 lockdown

‘Safeguarding the well-being of everyone involved with our programmes is our priority and in this dynamically developing situation we will obviously continue to review these new arrangements on a day by day basis and follow at all times the latest PHE and WHO guidelines.’

New York Weather: CBS2 3/29 Sunday Forecast

By Mark McIntyre, CBS2 Meteorologist/Weather Producer Good Sunday morning folks! Expect another cool, damp day with clouds prevailing, on-and-off rain and temps in the lower 50s. The best bet for rain this morning will be north of the City, with drizzle for most through the day. Heading into the later evening, some more potent showers […]