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Denmark, Sweden, Norway bullish on India, woo Indian tourists

The Scandinavian Tourist Board (STB) has been actively holding promotional events in India in its bid to reach out to Indian travellers.

Nov 17, 2017, 16:06 PM IST

Missing Russian chopper found on Arctic seabed, eight presumed dead

A Russian helicopter that went down off the coast of Norway's Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic this week has been found and the eight Russians on board are presumed dead, Norwegian rescue crews said on Sunday.

Oct 29, 2017, 16:49 PM IST

Russian copter with eight people goes down in sea in Norway

A Russian helicopter with eight people on board went down into the sea on Thursday about two to three km from Barentsburg.

Oct 26, 2017, 23:43 PM IST
India and Norway join hands to boost maternal, adolescent health

India and Norway join hands to boost maternal, adolescent health

According to the Union Health Ministry, the cooperation between India and Norway will continue to be aligned with the development goals of India as outlined in its National Health Policy 2017 for achievement of Sustainable Development Goals.

Sep 28, 2017, 18:25 PM IST

Russia warns Norway that hosting US Marines will hurt ties

The Russian Embassy in Norway warned on its Facebook page Saturday that the move could "escalate tensions and lead to destabilization of the situation in the northern region." 

Jun 25, 2017, 00:14 AM IST

Norway Supreme Court won`t hear Breivik case on prison conditions

Anders Behring Breivik killed 77 people in 2011.

Jun 08, 2017, 16:38 PM IST
Indian Army to open doors to women in combat roles: General Bipin Rawat

Indian Army to open doors to women in combat roles: General Bipin Rawat

Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat said the process to allow women in combat role, currently an exclusive domain of men, is moving fast and initially women will be recruited for positions in military police.

Jun 04, 2017, 19:15 PM IST

Norway to build world's first ship tunnel at sea

Norway on Wednesday unveiled plans to build the world's first sea tunnel to pass through a mountain, avoiding dangerous waters that intimidated even the Vikings.

Apr 05, 2017, 20:45 PM IST

Syrian refugee regional plan remains 91% underfunded: UN

Two UN organisations on Tuesday warned of low funding for their ongoing support operations for Syrian refugees.

Apr 04, 2017, 18:41 PM IST
India ranks 122, even below Pakistan and Nepal in World Happiness Report 2017

India ranks 122, even below Pakistan and Nepal in World Happiness Report 2017

It's really sad and tough to accept but the bitter truth is that India ranked a lowly 122 on a list of the world's happiest countries, dropping four slots from last year and coming behind China, Pakistan and Nepal.

Mar 21, 2017, 13:16 PM IST
India among world's least happy nations, ranks 122nd in happiness index

India among world's least happy nations, ranks 122nd in happiness index

According to the World Happiness Report 2017, India came down by three slots as compared to last year when it was placed at 118th spot.

Mar 21, 2017, 09:21 AM IST

Norway Nobel Committee chairwoman dies aged 65

Kaci Kullmann Five was married to Carsten O Five, a former finance magazine editor, and had two children. She died on Sunday.

Feb 20, 2017, 17:11 PM IST

Philippines resumes assaults on rebels after talks scrapped

Philippine troops have resumed assaults against communist rebels, killing at least one guerrilla, after President Rodrigo Duterte scrapped peace talks with the insurgents, military officials said today.

Feb 06, 2017, 20:24 PM IST

Norway says Breivik a VIP inmate with `cosy` conditions

Norway on Tuesday insisted mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik enjoyed "cosy" conditions in prison, including cells with a view, an Xbox, and a comfy armchair, as it appealed a lower court conviction for "inhumane" treatment.

Jan 17, 2017, 22:35 PM IST

US Marines land in Norway for contested deployment

Some 300 US Marines arrived in Norway today for a rotational deployment in the Scandinavian country, to neighbouring Russia's dismay amid rising tensions with the West.

Jan 16, 2017, 19:32 PM IST
10 countries less populated than Delhi

10 countries less populated than Delhi

Believe it or not, there are countries that are less populated than Delhi.

Jan 11, 2017, 12:20 PM IST
Norway child row: Natural parents must get custody of Aryan, says Sushma Swaraj

Norway child row: Natural parents must get custody of Aryan, says Sushma Swaraj

Ahead of the Indian ambassador's meeting with authorities in Norway in connection with a row over the custody of a five-year-old child belonging to an Indo-Norwegian family, the government on Tuesday made it clear that it wants the boy united with his natural parents.

Dec 27, 2016, 11:21 AM IST
Norway child custody row: Centre to represent mother, says EAM Sushma Swaraj

Norway child custody row: Centre to represent mother, says EAM Sushma Swaraj

The Indian government will represent the mother of a five-year-old child in Norway who has been separated from his parents who have been accused of beating him up, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Friday.

Dec 23, 2016, 14:37 PM IST
Sushma offers help to Indian couple in Norway after authorities take their child's custody

Sushma offers help to Indian couple in Norway after authorities take their child's custody

"I have asked Indian Ambassador in Norway to send me a report," Swaraj tweeted.

Dec 22, 2016, 19:44 PM IST

NRI parents seek govt help as Norwegian authorities take custody of their child

A five-year-old child has been separated from his NRI parents by Norwegian authorities.

Dec 22, 2016, 08:19 AM IST