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

Anders Behring Breivik killed 77 people in 2011.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Major Russian naval deployment to intensify Aleppo assault: NATO diplomat

Russian warships off the coast of Norway are carrying fighter bombers that will likely reinforce a final assault on the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo in two weeks, a senior NATO diplomat said on Wednesday citing Western intelligence.

Norway seeks ban on burqas in the classroom

Norway`s right-wing government on Wednesday announced plans to ban the full-face Islamic veil from classrooms and university lecture halls.

Norway appeals court rejects Snowden extradition lawsuit

A Norwegian appeals court has rejected a lawsuit from fugitive former US spy contractor Edward Snowden against the Norwegian government, upholding the verdict of a lower court, it said on Wednesday.

Norway hairdresser fined for turning away client in hijab

Norway hit a hairdresser with a roughly 1,000-euro fine today after she was convicted of discrimination for turning away a Muslim client wearing a headscarf.

Wipro bags 3-year IT deal from Norway's NSB

Wipro bags 3-year IT deal from Norway's NSB

 Software services firm Wipro has bagged a three-year IT contract from NSB Group, one of Norway's largest transportation groups.