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Man kills daughter because she didn’t smile at him


August 9th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) A man in New Zealand has been charged with murdering his two-year-old daughter after he allegedly threw her against a wall and then stomped on her ... Read more...

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South Africa set to host Champions League T20


June 26th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) South Africa is set to host the fourth edition of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) tournament later in the year."South Africa will host CLT20 this ... Read more...

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West Indies-New Zealand to play T20 in Florida


May 1st, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, May 1 (IANS) The West Indies and New Zealand will go head to head in two Twenty20 Internationals June 30 and July 1 at Lauderhill - a suburb of ... Read more...

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Indian women’s hockey team thrashed 2-5 by Australia


April 19th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Pakuranga (Auckland), April 19 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team went down fighting 2-5 to Australia in the second leg of the Women's Four-Nation Hockey Tournament at Lloyd Elsmore Hockey ... Read more...

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New Zealand grounds ATRs after finding cracks


March 18th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 18 (IANS) More than 3,000 passengers were affected Sunday when Air New Zealand grounded its fleet of ATR aircraft following the discovery of hairline cracks in one plane.The ... Read more...

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Venus pulls out of Australian Open


January 10th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 10 (IANS) Venus Williams, the seven-time Grand Slam singles champion, has withdrawn from the Australian Open.The US star announced Monday she was still struggling to return from ... Read more...

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Champions Trophy hockey: Australians seek revenge against Dutch


December 7th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 7 (IANS) Defending champions Australia will look for revenge when they face fellow medal contenders the Netherlands in hockey's Champions Trophy Thursday.The Dutch inflicted a 6-1 defeat on ... Read more...

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David White appointed chief executive of New Zealand Cricket


December 6th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 6 (IANS) New Zealand Cricket (NZC) Tuesday confirmed the appointment of former Test batsman-turned-rugby union administrator David White as its new chief executive.White will begin his tenure as ... Read more...

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Mercer’s 2011 ‘Quality of Living index’ names Vienna as the best place to live in the world


November 30th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vienna, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mercer’s 2011 Quality of Living Index has named the Austrian capital Vienna as the best place to live in the world. The city which has a population ... Read more...

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Bajwa hopeful of Pakistan’s good showing in Champions Trophy


November 17th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Pakistan's hockey is riding high on confidence after winning a three-nation tournament beating hosts Australia in Perth and will be no pushovers at next month's Champions ... Read more...

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Pakistan announce 30 probables for Champions Trophy


September 26th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 26 (IANS) Pakistan has recalled Sohail Abbas and goalkeeper Salman Akbar but again ignored former captain Rehan Butt while naming 30 probables for the Champions Trophy hockey tournament ... Read more...

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We can win tournament: Somerset captain


September 26th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IAN) Somerset still consider themselves underdogs in the Champions League Twenty20 but believe they can win the tournament.Despite the five wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at ... Read more...

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US captain cited for dangerous play during Rugby World Cup


September 16th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 16 (IANS) The United States rugby team captain Todd Clever has been cited for dangerous play in a match against Russia at the Rugby World Cup in New ... Read more...

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New Zealand replace India as hosts of 2011 Champions Trophy


September 13th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lausanne, Sep 13 (IANS) The FIH Tuesday announced that New Zealand will replace India as the hosts of the the 2011 edition of the men's Champions Trophy hockey tournament, which ... Read more...

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Leicestershire, Somerset complete Champions League line-up


August 28th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) Leicestershire and Somerset have joined the Nokia Champions League Twenty20 field after winning their respective England domestic T20 semifinals at Edgbaston Saturday. On a remarkable day ... Read more...

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Sania crashes out of Texas Open first round


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dallas (US), Aug 23 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza was outplayed by Germany's Sabine Lisicki 3-6, 0-6 to crash out of women's singles first round of the Texas Tennis Open ... Read more...

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Closing 13 foreign offices saved AI Rs.5.28 crore: Ravi


August 10th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The government Wednesday said that national carrier Air India is likely to save approximately Rs.5.28 crore per year after it closed 13 offices abroad."Since January ... Read more...

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Vettori bestowed with Queen’s honour


July 30th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 30 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Daniel Vettori has been named an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit on the occasion of Queen's Birthday Honours ceremony in Auckland.Vettori, ... Read more...

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Infosys acquires software business of New Zealand firm


June 8th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 8 (IANS) Indian IT bellwether Infosys Ltd. Wednesday announced acquiring the software solutions business of Gen-i in New Zealand for an unspecified amount."We have entered into a strategic ... Read more...

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Quantas flight makes emergency landing in Sydney


April 13th, 2011 - 8:03 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr. 13 (ANI): A Qantas flight that flew out of Auckland on Wednesday, had to make an emergency landing at Sydney Airport after the crew requested a priority landing due to ... Read more...

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Sania playing in a Tour quarterfinals after 2007


April 8th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Charleston (US), April 8 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza has entered her first quarterfinals at a WTA Tour tournament after three and a half years when she beat German wildcard Sabine ... Read more...

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Indians in New Zealand thrilled over World Cup win


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (New Zealand), April 3 (IANS) Amid whoops of joy, Indians in New Zealand took to the streets as soon as Indian skipper M.S. Dhoni hit a huge six to ... Read more...

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Bank of Baroda to expand operations in New Zealand


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (New Zealand), April 3 (IANS) Bank of Baroda is all set to expand its banking operations in New Zealand, an official said.The bank's first branch was opened in Auckland ... Read more...

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Conservative game plan at World Cup proved costly for Black Caps: Astle


March 31st, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Mar 31(ANI): Former New Zealand batsman Nathan Astle reckons that the Black Caps' inability to adapt their game plan is what cost them a place in the World Cup final.The Black ... Read more...

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Southee to play for Chennai Super Kings in IPL


March 31st, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Mar 31(ANI): Chennai Super Kings (CSK) has signed New Zealand fast bowler Tim Southee for this year's Indian Premier League (IPL), assistant coach Steve Rixon has said.Former New Zealand captain ... Read more...

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Hayley Westenra plans NZ Quake Aid gig


March 14th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): Singer Hayley Westenra is planning a huge benefit concert, dubbed Quake Aid, to raise funds for her home town of Christchurch in New Zealand.The singer will invite global ... Read more...

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Gillard apologises for “dreadful accent” during her New Zealand visit


February 15th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 15 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has apologised for her "dreadful accent" during her visit to New Zealand.Gillard was attempting a Maori greeting but mangled it, news.com.au ... Read more...

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Being vice-captain does not guarantee Taylor future New Zealand captaincy: Vaughan


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Feb 14(ANI): New Zealand vice-captain Ross Taylor, long considered the heir apparent to Daniel Vettori who will stand down from the captaincy after the World Cup, is not "guaranteed" the ... Read more...

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‘I’m probably fitter than I’ve ever been’, says injury-prone Jesse Ryder


February 10th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Feb 10(ANI): New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder has said that he is the fittest he has ever been, and would not be any better if he spent more time in ... Read more...

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Mills backs New Zealand to peak ‘Mt. Everest of cricket’


February 9th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Feb 9(ANI): New Zealand fast bowler Kyle Mills has described the World Cup task in front of his side akin to climbing Mt. Everest.However, Mills believes that his team can overcome ... Read more...

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New Zealand ‘down on confidence’ heading into World Cup: Doull


February 6th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Feb 6(ANI): Former New Zealand fast bowler Simon Doull reckons the national team is looking like a 'side down on confidence' going into the World Cup on the Indian subcontinent.Doull's comment ... Read more...

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Shehzad guides Pakistan to rare ODI series win in New Zealand


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Hamilton, Feb 3(ANI): Pakistan opening batsman Ahmed Shehzad's maiden century inspired the visitors to a 41-run win over New Zealand in the fifth ODI played in Hamilton on Thursday.Pakistan now has ... Read more...

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Husband of burnt Auckland Indian woman was son of Hindu priest


January 26th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland (New Zealand), Jan.26 (ANI): The husband of an Auckland-based Indian woman, who was burnt to death, is the son of a Hindu high priest and was nearly deported from New Zealand ... Read more...

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Kiwi TV journalist continues to ’stalk’ Maria Sharapova


January 18th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 18 (ANI): A New Zealand television journalist once again disrupted Maria Sharapova's post-match media conference after the tennis star accused him of stalking her.This is the third time the ... Read more...

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Anna Faris thinks Kiwi men are vulgar


January 16th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 16 (ANI): 'Scary Movie' star Anna Faris thinks that men in New Zealand are vulgar.She complained of being sexually harassed by Kiwi men while in Auckland during the filming of ... Read more...

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