Tag: New Zealand

England wins the Cricket World Cup in most dramatic manner

Newsroom24x7 Network England are the new World Champion London: England defeated New Zealand in a photo finish match at Lords, the home of Cricket here, to lift the ICC Cricket World Cup for the first time. England batting second was chasing a target of 242 for victory but they ended up tied at 241 due

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Stronger gun laws in New Zealand: Assault rifles banned

Military style semi-automatics and assault rifles banned under stronger gun laws Immediate action to prevent stock-piling Military style semi-automatics and assault rifles will be banned in New Zealand under stronger new gun laws, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today announced. “On 15 March our history changed forever. Now, our laws will too. We are

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We look forward to high quality free trade agreement with New Zealand – Merkel

Newsroom24x7 Desk Germany: German Chancellor Angela Merkel, in her joint press release with New Zealand’s Prime Minister John Key said that Germany looks toward intensification of mutual relations between the two countries. This came in as a follow up of her visit to in November last year, and Merkel stood determined to take the bilateral

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Australian deportation law irks New Zealand PM

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Zealand : New Zealand Prime Minister John Key and Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop had a blunt chat about the issue of Australian deportation laws which resulted in a conclusive distaste for the New Zealand PM. The laws, introduced last year, indicate that any non-Australian criminal imprisoned for a year or more

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Delhi Police busts betting racket during Cricket World Cup Final

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The North District Police cracked down upon a betting syndicate that was operating during the match between Australia and New Zealand during the Cricket World Cup final  on Sunday. Three persons, who were allegedly involved in the betting racket,  have been arrested. According to AATS/North District Police here, the total amount invoved in

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Cyclone Pam: UK provides emergency assistance

Newsroom24x7 Desk London: The UK will provide up to £2 million to support international relief efforts following the widespread damage caused by Cyclone Pam, International Development Secretary Justine Greening has announced. Working closely alongside the Governments of Vanuatu, Australia and New Zealand, the Department for International Development will provide support to UN organisations and aid

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Lifetime Visa to PIOs and the Security issue

Lalit Shastri On the eve of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (Overseas Indian Day) meet which will be inaugurated at 10 am this morning, President Pranab Mukherjee, it is learnt, cleared the ordinance to amend the Citizenship Act to merge the Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) and the Person of Indian Origin (PIO) schemes to allow lifelong Indian

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