With New Zealand lacking any men in the ATP’s top 500 singles rankings, the “Premier League” will feature a grab-bag of college players and doubles specialists like Queenstown resident Ben McLachlan, who switched allegiance to Japan and played Davis Cup for the Asian nation. … [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
That was a sharp shake for a Monday morning, NZ! M5.8, centred 30 kilometres NW of Levin and 45 kilometres deep. We've registered nearly 37,000 felt reports from all over the country - from north of Auckland to Dunedin. Hope everyone's OK! #eqnz https://t.co/HRXg8fQ2RZ pic.twitter.com/qgZFEL4SRW … [Read more...] about ‘Quite a decent shake here’: Jacinda Ardern’s TV interview interrupted by earthquake
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?