Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicNew zealand

Topic: new zealand

Covid-19: Germany sees fresh spike days before curbs due to expire, China’s viral ‘bunny’ dance

ThePrint brings you some important global stories on the coronavirus pandemic.

Fed’s hawkish pivot sends sovereign yields soaring to highs across Asia, Australia, NZ

With growing expectations that the Fed stance will spur rapid tightening from central banks all over, yields rose across regions including in Asia.

PM Jacinda Ardern cancels wedding as New Zealand moves to ‘red’ setting over Omicron concerns

The government has delayed a phased reopening of the border as increasing numbers of cases were identified at border isolation facilities.

As Kiwis turn to Indian spin, Mumbai welcomes home Ajaz Patel and Rachin Ravindra

New Zealand's Ajaz Patel and Rachin Ravindra, both in their first year of Test cricket, will see a homecoming like no other when they come to Mumbai for the Test match.

Even captain Kane’s super-fast 85 couldn’t beat toss ‘curse’ as Kiwis stumble again in ICC final

Like both semifinals, the final was also decided with an over to spare. Australia come out as champions as a poorly contested World T20 ends.

Calm New Zealand’s explosive method as they get even with England, first to enter T20 WC final

With Guptill & Williamson gone early and others struggling for timing, New Zealand looked hopeless, but then Neesham & Mitchell took over.

India knocked out of T20 World Cup as New Zealand beat Afghanistan to enter semifinal

Sunday's result renders India's final league engagement against Namibia inconsequential. The team was outplayed in its first two Super 12 matches by Pakistan and New Zealand.

Pakistanis get another ‘mauka’. After India’s World Cup loss, they say play ludo, not cricket

Comments on India’s performance also came from former Pakistani cricketers Inzamam ul Haq and Shoaib Akhtar. Inzamam said Team India was demoralised.

‘Don’t think we were brave enough’ says Kohli as India lose to NZ, on the brink of T20WC exit

India struggled to 110/7 before New Zealand chased down target with 8 wickets and 5.3 overs left. Kohli’s team is winless in 2 matches, and unlikely to progress to final four.

Device used to send threat to New Zealand cricket team belonged to India, claims Pakistan

Pakistan minister Fawad Chaudhry alleged that a fake ID was used & the threat was sent from Maharashtra, adding the device had 13 other IDs, nearly all of which were Indian names.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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