Ardern to be next New Zealand PM
Wellington: New Zealand will get its youngest prime minister in more than 150 years after the small, nationalist New Zealand First Party agreed to form a new government with Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern, ending the National Party's decade in power.
The outcome caps a remarkable rise for 37-year-old Ardern, who only took over the party's top job in August, and marks another victory for a youthful global leader promising change, with big implications for the world's 11th most traded currency, the central bank, immigration, and foreign investment.
School athletics meet: Palakkad's Ajith breaks national record
Pala: Palakkad began their title defense in style as P. N. Ajith clinched gold on the opening day of the 61st state school athletics meet with a national record here on Friday. Ajith, who won silver in the national school meet, led from the start to come up trumps in senior boys' 5,000m race in 14:48.40 seconds.
Asia Cup hockey: India thrash Malaysia
Dhaka: A clinical India maintained their unbeaten run in the tournament with a 6-2 thrashing of Malaysia in their second Super 4 match of the 10th men's Asia Cup here on Thursday. It was a perfect display of attacking hockey as the Indian strikers toyed with the Malaysian defense with short passes, one-touch ball delivery to pump five beautiful field goals.
Google offers bug bounty to clean up mobile apps...
San Francisco: Google is offering security experts a bounty to identify Android app flaws as the Alphabet Inc unit seeks to wipe out bugs from its Google Play store.
Each flaw will score at least $1,000 under the program announced on Thursday to back up automated checks that have failed to block malware and other problems that security experts say infect the 8-year-old app store far more than Apple Inc's rival App Store.