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Legendary British athlete Roger Bannister dies aged 88

Legendary British athlete Roger Bannister dies aged 88

British athlete Roger Bannister, the first man to run a mile in under four minutes, has died aged 88, British media reported on Sunday, citing a statement from his family.

Mar 04, 2018, 17:43 PM IST

Four killed, 11 injured as train collides with army truck in Finland

Four people were killed and several injured when a train crashed into an army truck during a military exercise in southern Finland on Thursday, police and the armed forces said.

Oct 26, 2017, 20:49 PM IST
Donald Trump says remark about Sweden referred to something on TV

Donald Trump says remark about Sweden referred to something on TV

Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump's remarks that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country.

Feb 20, 2017, 10:25 AM IST

Attention middle-aged! Physical exercise in midlife can improve cognitive function later in life

The research, carried out by a team from the universities of Helsinki, Jyväskylä and Turku, was a long-term follow-up of 3050 twins from the Finnish Twin Cohort, which looked at an association between midlife moderately vigorous physical activity and cognitive function.

Sep 19, 2016, 12:16 PM IST

Finnair says sorry for delay in aid to bleeding Indian passenger

An Indian passenger of Finnair AY832 from London to the airline`s hub Helsinki was left bleeding on the tarmac of the airport for 29 minutes, with a jaw bone fracture, a deep gash and four teeth broken when she slipped and fell down while de-boarding on September 15, her family says.

Sep 25, 2015, 19:43 PM IST

Finnair left injured, bleeding mom for 30 minutes on Helsinki tarmac: Daughter

An Indian passenger of Finnair AY832 from London to the airline`s hub Helsinki was left bleeding on the tarmac of the airport for 29 minutes, with a jaw bone fracture, a deep gash and four teeth broken when she slipped and fell down while de-boarding on September 15, her family says.

Sep 25, 2015, 17:04 PM IST
IAAF suspends 28 athletes in doping retests

IAAF suspends 28 athletes in doping retests

The international governing body for athletics, IAAF has suspended 28 athletes following retests of their samples from the 2005 and 2007 world championships.

Aug 12, 2015, 09:43 AM IST

Finland says no answers on possible sub incursion

Finland on Thursday closed an inquiry into a possible submarine incursion in April, saying it was impossible to determine whether a foreign power had violated its waters.

May 28, 2015, 17:45 PM IST

Finnish military reaches out to reservists, denies Russia link

The Finnish military began sending letters to some 900,000 reservists on Monday in the largest campaign of its kind, amid increased tensions between the Nordic states and Russia over the Ukraine crisis.

May 05, 2015, 11:04 AM IST

'Major problem' if Britain EU bill not solved: Cameron

Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday warned there would be a "major problem" if a row over an EU demand for Britain to pay a 2.1-billion-euro surcharge was not settled.

Nov 08, 2014, 00:13 AM IST

Finnish politician suspected of killing woman

A leader of the ruling National Coalition Party (NCP) in Finland was suspected of killing a woman, reported media reported Saturday.

Oct 19, 2014, 03:53 AM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee awarded Helsinki Medal of Honour

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday was awarded the Helsinki city Medal of Honour during his two-day his state visit to Finland.

Oct 15, 2014, 22:33 PM IST

President Mukherjee begins two-day visit to Finland

President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday began his two-day state visit to Finland during which 15 agreements and Memorandum of Understanding will be signed between the two countries.

Oct 15, 2014, 14:45 PM IST

Ukraine free to make choices: Russian FM

The Ukrainians should have their own choices without any foreign intervention, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.

Jun 10, 2014, 10:19 AM IST

Finnish divers find German submarine lost in 1915

A group of Finnish divers Thursday claimed they found the wreckage of the German submarine U-26, which sank in the Gulf of Finland nearly 100 years ago.

May 29, 2014, 21:36 PM IST

Cech out, Rosicky in for Czechs` friendly in Finland

The Czech Republic will miss injured Chelsea keeper Petr Cech in a friendly against Finland in Helsinki on May 21, head coach Pavel Vrba said on Tuesday.

May 13, 2014, 16:17 PM IST

Tear gas used to disperse protesters in Helsinki

Police used tear gas to calm down hundreds of demonstrators who were against the government`s budget cuts in downtown Helsinki Friday evening, Finnish media said.

Apr 26, 2014, 04:56 AM IST

4 students stabbed at vocational school in Finland

Police say that a young man has stabbed four students at a vocational school in northern Finland.

Oct 10, 2013, 20:06 PM IST

Mumbai is world`s second most honest city

Mumbai is not just India`s most `attractive` city but also the second most honest in the world.

Sep 26, 2013, 09:18 AM IST

‘3 people killed in Finland farm shooting’

At least three people have been killed at a farm in the country`s southwest, according to Finnish media.

Nov 17, 2012, 21:50 PM IST