New Zealand seal Bangladesh T20 series with dramatic 28-run win

New Zealand downed Bangladesh by 28 runs in a rain-affected second Twenty20 International in Napier Tuesday to secure the three-match series and complete a home sweep against all comers. New Zealand made 173 for five off 17.5 overs aft ...

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Tuesday, 30 March 2021
10 in dock for kidnapping Cape Town businessman

Ten suspects are scheduled to appear in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court following the kidnapping of a 47-year-old man. The man has since been rescued in Nyanga and reunited with his family. According to the local CPF, kidnappi ...

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Tuesday, 30 March 2021
Total COVID-19 caseload in India crosses 1.19 crore

New Delhi [India], March 28 (ANI): As India reported 62,714 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24-hours, the total number of coronavirus infections in the country now stands at 1,19,71,624. The country recorded 28,739 recoveries from COVID ...

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Tuesday, 30 March 2021
U.S. Congress explores role of Google, Twitter, Facebook in riot

WASHINGTON D.C.: At a virtual hearing held by the two subcommittees of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, U.S. lawmakers asked the chief executives of Facebook, Google and Twitter "yes or no" whether their platforms bore ...

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Tuesday, 30 March 2021
Municipalities that don’t spend government grants could lose out

In March 2020, the National Treasury stopped grants to 47 municipalities. Provinces or municipalities that do not spend their allocated grants from national government or comply with grant conditions, could find fund transfers wi ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Powell comments on interest rates ignites Asian stock markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia — Stocks in Asia rose across the board on Thursday, in line with the global trend, following comments by U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. "Powell said it will take three years for them to achieve ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
U.S. stocks accelerate skywards, Dow Jones adds 425 points

NEW YORK, New York — U.S. stocks closed sharply higher on Wednesday adding to the volatility this week which has seen extremes in both directions and intra-day U-turns. "You have the normal concern ... investors who want to protec ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Sensex nosedives 1,939 points amid rising bond yields

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 26 (ANI): A broad-based sell-off in equities and weak global cues amid rising bond yields played a Black Friday for Indian stock markets. The BSE SP Sensex closed 1,939 points or 3.8 per cent lower at ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Egis supports Civil Surgeon’s Office to set up IT Center

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], February 26 (ANI/NewsVoir): We are in the midst of an unprecedented situation as the world and India grapples with the threat of COVID-19. As corporate citizens, we in industry must lend our meaningful support ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Equities tumble amid global selloff, private lenders hit

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 26 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices cracked by nearly 1.5 per cent during early hours on Friday tracking similar feeble trend in global markets amid continued sell-off in bond markets. At 10:15 am, ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
How Will Kyrgyzstan Repay Its Huge Debts To China?

Faced with a struggling economy and few financial lifelines, Kyrgyzstan is feeling the weight of its swelling state debt -- a significant proportion of which is owed to China -- and considering some drastic measures to meet its obligatio ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Andhra CM asks town planners to find solutions

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], February 27 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy here on Friday called upon the town planners to come up with solutions to the emerging challenges with a futuristic outlook on the ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021