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What are Norwegians doing in Kashmir? Omar Abdullah asks Centre to clarify

What are Norwegians doing in Kashmir? Omar Abdullah asks Centre to clarify

Former Norway prime minister Kjell Magne Bondevik had on Friday met senior separatist leaders in Srinagar.

Nov 27, 2018, 11:16 AM IST
Russia prepares to search nuclear missile lost at sea months ago

Russia prepares to search nuclear missile lost at sea months ago

Russian experts are gearing up to recover one of the crashed missiles amid fears it is leaking nuclear material into the Barents Sea

Aug 22, 2018, 23:55 PM IST
Muslim teacher, who lost his job in Norway for refusing to shake hands with women, alleges discrimination

Muslim teacher, who lost his job in Norway for refusing to shake hands with women, alleges discrimination

The teacher was employed as a substitute teacher at the Ekeberg elementary school in Oslo. 

Aug 09, 2018, 14:50 PM IST
The weird to the wonderful -- football pitches of the world

The weird to the wonderful -- football pitches of the world

 Playing football, nothing could be simpler, right? All you need is a ball, a few players and -- a pitch.

Jun 08, 2018, 10:37 AM IST
We were robbed!" Panama World Cup team hotel raided during Oslo match

We were robbed!" Panama World Cup team hotel raided during Oslo match

 At around the time that World Cup minnows Panama were playing Norway in Oslo this week, thieves were busy rifling their Oslo hotel rooms, police told to AFP today.

Jun 07, 2018, 16:31 PM IST
Australia's Bert van Marwijk cautious despite warm-up win

Australia's Bert van Marwijk cautious despite warm-up win

 The World Cup-bound Socceroos were thrashed 4-1 by Norway in Bert van Marwijk`s first game in charge just two months ago so it was no great surprise that he was not about to get carried away by their 4-0 win over the Czech Republic on Friday.

Jun 02, 2018, 12:15 PM IST
Viswanathan Anand holds Hikaru Nakamura to an easy draw in Norway

Viswanathan Anand holds Hikaru Nakamura to an easy draw in Norway

  Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw against American Hikaru Nakamura in the second round of Altibox Norway Chess tournament.

May 31, 2018, 09:25 AM IST
Viswanathan Anand lies tied second in Norway blitz

Viswanathan Anand lies tied second in Norway blitz

World rapid champion Viswanathan Anand came up with a fine performance to be placed tied second in the blitz tournament of the Altibox Norway chess tournament.

May 28, 2018, 22:31 PM IST
PM Modi holds bilateral meetings with premiers of Finland, Denmark, Iceland and Norway

PM Modi holds bilateral meetings with premiers of Finland, Denmark, Iceland and Norway

PM Modi on Tuesday held bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Finland, Denmark, Iceland and Norway.

Apr 17, 2018, 22:42 PM IST
Business, India's international outreach top agenda for PM Narendra Modi's visit to Sweden, UK, Germany

Business, India's international outreach top agenda for PM Narendra Modi's visit to Sweden, UK, Germany

India is set to co-host the first India-Nordic Summit in Sweden. 

Apr 16, 2018, 18:03 PM IST
Winter Olympics superstar Marit Bjorgen quits, says not motivated enough

Winter Olympics superstar Marit Bjorgen quits, says not motivated enough

Norway`s legendary cross-country skier Marit Bjorgen, who won an eighth gold medal at last month`s Winter Olympics, on Friday said she would call it quits at the age of 38. "I don`t feel I have the motivation required to give 100 percent for another season, that`s why I`m quitting," she told Norwegian public broadcaster NRK. 

Apr 06, 2018, 17:29 PM IST
Bizarre! This town in Norway bans people from dying

Bizarre! This town in Norway bans people from dying

Longyearbyen is located in one of the most northern parts of the world that are inhabited by 2,000 locals and sees no sunlight for months of the year.

Mar 22, 2018, 19:18 PM IST
More UFO sightings? Mysterious objects seen hovering over Mount Everest and Norway – See pics

More UFO sightings? Mysterious objects seen hovering over Mount Everest and Norway – See pics

The search for alien life has been going on for years and those involved in alien hunting or UFO hunting have many a time, come close enough to provide evidence justifying it.

Feb 24, 2018, 16:41 PM IST
Norway's Marit Bjoergen becomes most successful Winter Olympian ever

Norway's Marit Bjoergen becomes most successful Winter Olympian ever

Bjoergen's bronze with Maiken Caspersen Falla in women's cross country skiing team sprint free put her on 14 Olympic medals, outstripping fellow Norwegian Ole Einar Bjoerndalen who has 13 in biathlon. 

Feb 21, 2018, 17:07 PM IST
Norway Winter Olympics team accidentally orders 15,000 eggs in Pyeongchang

Norway Winter Olympics team accidentally orders 15,000 eggs in Pyeongchang

Egg sandwiches. Bacon and eggs. Egg salad. Eggs on toast. Scrambled eggs, or fried. After taking receipt of 15,000 eggs instead of the 1,500 they wanted, Norway's team at this month's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics may have a pretty limited menu.

Feb 09, 2018, 13:55 PM IST

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

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