Despite New Zealand’s low profile in tennis, the country hosts an ATP and WTA event very home summer, giving local fans a chance to watch some of the sport’s bigger names warm up for the year’s first Grand Slam in neighbouring Australia. … [Read more...] about New Zealand thrilled to snatch sporting spotlight with Premier League
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In New Zealand, health authorities have not found any new virus cases for a week. Of the 1,504 people who were infected, 22 have died and all but one of the rest have now recovered. The nation’s borders remain closed and staying virus-free when they eventually reopen poses a big challenge. … [Read more...] about New Zealand near eradication, but Covid-19 has grim hold on the planet
On Thursday, the state government had appealed to the union civil aviation ministry to reduce the number of incoming flights into the state – especially from coronavirus hotspots like Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh - so as to ease the pressure on the institutional quarantine mechanism in the state. … [Read more...] about Karnataka sees biggest single-day spike with 248 new Covid-19 cases
England went on to win their maiden ICC World Cup title in 2019 after beating New Zealand on the basis of more number of boundaries scored after the Super Over of the final clash also ended in tie at the Lord's. … [Read more...] about On this day in 2019, England hammered South Africa in World Cup opener
The Coronavirus or Covid-19 pandemic has brought the world to a standstill, at least a major part of it, if not all. With countries religiously following lockdown for months, this stagnant period has shut down many small businesses and caused almost irreparable financial damage from which the citizens and economies are trying to limp back to normalcy. As workplace and businesses, both online and offline, start to open slowly, and in a staggered manner, many are worried about their safety at the workplace. Also, the question about how this would help the economy return to a strong position looms large. Work from home: Good or bad? It is heartwarming to see how organisations across the world are trying to find their own solutions to this never-before-encountered situation. Some organisations, like the micro-blogging site Twitter, were in favour of work from home and Twitter recently announced that its employees can work from home even after social-distancing norms are eased-up. However, … [Read more...] about Can a 4-day working week be the answer to revive the failing economy and strike work-life balance?