New Zealand

  • Man slashed in New Zealand gurdwara
    1:11 PM

    Auckland, Jan 10 (IANS) A man was slashed in the face with a kirpan — a ceremonial religious knife — after an altercation at a gurdwara in New Zealand, media reported. Police were called to the Otahuhu gurdwara in Auckland and confirmed that they had taken a man to the

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  • Wozniacki, Venus to compete in Auckland Classic
    5:45 AM

    Auckland, Jan 4 (IANS) Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki and Venus Williams will headline the Auckland Classic which starts Monday in the build-up to the Australian Open. They are drawn to potentially clash in the final of the tournament, which features five top 30 players, two weeks before the

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  • IOC’s ‘life-changing factory’ in place at Nanjing 2014
    12:28 PM

    Nanjing (China), Aug 14 (IANS) The Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games will offer participating athletes more than two dozen cultural and educational events that promote the spirit of Olympism while integrating real-life issues faced by young sportspersons on and off the field of play. The events are considered a key

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  • Russell onslaught fires Tallawahs into CPL final
    10:38 AM

    Basseterre (St. Kitts), Aug 14 (IANS/CMC) A breathtaking onslaught from Andre Russell overpowered Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel and sent Jamaica Tallawahs rocketing into the finals of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) here. Russell grew in stature as a finisher with yet another stunning display of power hitting in a

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  • Hand sanitisers in schools ineffective to curb illnesses?
    11:48 AM

    Wellington, Aug 13 (IANS) Hand sanitisers in the classrooms does not help reduce the rate of school absences in children owing to illnesses, says a significant study. In a randomised trial at 68 city primary schools in New Zealand, researchers asked children to use the alcohol-based hand sanitiser dispensers after

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