Finland approves construction of nuclear plant by Russia

Finland`s Parliament on Friday gave the green-light to the construction of the country`s third nuclear plant by Russia`s Rosatom.

Genes link criminality and intelligence
Genes link criminality and intelligence

Data collected from over one million Swedish men shows that sons whose fathers have criminal records tend to have lower intelligence than sons whose fathers have no criminal history.

Finland keen to tie-up with India in cleantech, ICT, education

 Finland, known for its knowledge- based society, is keen to team up with India in range of areas like cleantech, ICT, education, environment and energy, as the two nations have agreed to double the trade volume over the next three years, top Finnish officials said.

Presidential visit helps India establish presence in key Arctic region

With the resource-rich Arctic region becoming the focus of heightened attention, President Pranab Mukherjee's visit to the two Nordic countries of Norway and Finland last week was a crucial step by India to assert its "willingness to have a strong presence in the Arctic Council and to work closely with" the eight countries of the region.

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.

Jingle bells ring early for President Mukherjee!

 Jingle bells rang two months earlier this year for Pranab Mukherjee as he became the first Indian President to visit Santa Claus's official workplace here today and met him in person.

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.

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.

President arrives in Finland on a two-day visit

President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday arrived here on a two-day visit after completing his maiden visit to Norway.

President Pranab Mukherjee leaves for Norway, Finland

With an aim of giving a boost to India's relations with Scandinavian countries, President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday left on a tour of Norway, the first by the Head of State, and Finland during which efforts will be made to attract investment from Norway to India.

Finland: Russia warships intercept research vessel

The Finnish Environment Institute says that Russian military ships have twice recently intercepted one of its research vessels in international waters in the Baltic Sea.

President Mukherjee to visit Norway, Finland from Oct 12

A visit to the village of Santa Claus will make President Pranab Mukherjee the first Indian Head of State ever to cross the Arctic Circle during his six-day visit to Norway and Finland starting October 12.

President Mukherjee to visit Norway, Finland from Oct 12

President Pranab Mukherjee will embark on a two-nation visit to Norway and Finland from October 12 during which he will meet Heads of the States and important functionaries.

Basketball World Cup: USA, Spain start with comfortable wins
Basketball World Cup: USA, Spain start with comfortable wins

Defending champions United States and hosts Spain both breezed to comfortable victories on Saturday during the first day of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.

Finland accuses Russia of third airspace breach in a week

Finland accused Russia on Thursday of violating its airspace for the third time in less than a week, saying it would demand an explanation for what the defence minister termed an unacceptable incursion.

Ogier crashes out of Rally of Germany

World champion Sebastien Ogier pulled out of the Rally of Germany on Saturday after writing off his Volkswagen in his second crash of the day.

Latvala leads in Germany as Ogier takes wrong road

Finland`s Jari-Matti Latvala led the Rally of Germany on Friday after world champion and Volkswagen teammate Sebastien Ogier came off the road and then took a wrong turn as he tried to rejoin the race.

Finland sets to wipe out tobacco use by 2040

With its success in arresting smoking, Finland has now issued an action plan to eliminate the use of tobacco products by the end of 2040.

Two jailed in Finland for campus massacre plot

A Finnish court jailed a man and a woman on Friday who met online and plotted a massacre at the country`s largest university.

New Finnish government after prime minister quits

Former European affairs minister Alexander Stubb has taken over as the head of Finland`s conservative-led government after Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen resigned to pursue a position in the European Commission.