Olafur Ragnar Grimsson

Iceland elects new president in vote eclipsed by Euros, Brexit

Iceland began it's voting in a presidential election on Saturday at 0900GMT,  two months after the Panama Papers scandal tainted part of the political elite, with newcomer Gudni Johannesson seen clinching an easy victory.

Jun 25, 2016, 15:29 PM IST

Iceland PM calls for dissolution of Parliament after tax scandal

Prime Minister Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson has asked for parliament to be dissolved after the opposition called a vote of no confidence in the government, Iceland`s President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson said on Tuesday.

Apr 05, 2016, 19:52 PM IST

Iceland Prez showers praise on Uttarakhand

Iceland President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson today showered praise on Uttarakhand, saying the state is endowed with great natural beauty and has tremendous scope for power generation and tourism.

Apr 02, 2013, 20:00 PM IST

Iceland prez arrives on three-day visit to Uttarakhand

Iceland President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson arrived here today on a three-day visit to the state.

Apr 01, 2013, 20:16 PM IST