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India ranks 143 among 188 countries on health index; Iceland tops list

Despite rapid economic growth, India was ranked 143rd, below Comoros and Ghana," the first annual assessment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) health performance published in the Lancet and launched at a special event at the UN General Assembly in New York said.

Ericsson plans to stop manufacturing in Sweden, cutting 3,000 jobs

Ericsson plans to stop manufacturing in Sweden, cutting 3,000 jobs

 Mobile telecoms equipment maker Ericsson plans to close the last of its Swedish manufacturing sites as part of planned savings, cutting about 3,000 jobs, Swedish daily Svenska Dagbladet reported.

Swedish court maintains arrest warrant for Julian Assange

Swedish court maintains arrest warrant for Julian Assange

Assange has been taking refuge in the Ecuador embassy in London since 2012 after a long trial ruled in favour of him being extradited to Sweden. 

Swedish court upholds arrest warrant for Julian Assange

Swedish court upholds arrest warrant for Julian Assange

A Swedish appeals court on Friday upheld an arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over a 2010 rape accusation, rejecting his request to have it lifted.

People with alcohol addiction lack key enzyme: Scientists

 In people with alcohol dependence, the production of a key enzyme shuts down in brain cells and the deficiency leads to continued use of alcohol despite adverse consequences, say researchers.

Do you know low socioeconomic status can be a factor for heart attack? - Read

The study, published in the journal European Society of Cardiology, found that the risk of a second attack was 36 per cent lower for those in the highest income quintile than those with the lowest. 

Swedish minister resigns after being caught drink-driving

Local media reported she would likely face a fine and a driving ban.

Sweden`s youngest ever minister resigns over drink driving

Sweden`s youngest ever cabinet minister, who came to the country as a refugee from Bosnia, announced her resignation on Saturday after being caught driving under the influence of alcohol.

Ecuador says will let Sweden interview Assange in London

Ecuador has reached agreement to allow the Swedish government to interview WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Quito said late Wednesday.

Ecuador says will let Sweden interview Julian Assange in London

Ecuador says will let Sweden interview Julian Assange in London

Prosecutors in Sweden want to interview WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in connection a 2010 rape allegation against him.

Sweden, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia, Bolivia elected to UNSC for 2017-18

Sweden, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia, Bolivia elected to UNSC for 2017-18

Sweden, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia and Bolivia were elected to the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday for 2017-18, but further voting was due to take place to decide the final seat with Italy and the Netherlands almost locked in a tie.

Nexit, Frexit or Italeave? British vote fires up EU's 'Outers'

Nexit, Frexit or Italeave? British vote fires up EU's 'Outers'

Britain`s vote to leave the European Union fired up populist eurosceptic parties across the continent on Friday, giving fresh voice to their calls to leave the bloc or its euro currency.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic can still achieve more in football, Eden Hazard on the Swede's Euro 2016 exit

Zlatan Ibrahimovic can still achieve more in football, Eden Hazard on the Swede's Euro 2016 exit

Belgium will meet Hungary in the round of 16 and Hazard stressed his colleagues must not underestimate the Group F winners.

Sweden clamps down on asylum seekers

Sweden toughened its rules for new asylum seekers on Tuesday as well as for refugees wanting to join their families in the country, after receiving 160,000 asylum claims last year.

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange marks 5 years holed up in Ecuadorean embassy​

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange marks 5 years holed up in Ecuadorean embassy​

 Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, facing rape allegation in Sweden, on Sunday marked the fifth anniversary of his life holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy here.

Euro 2016: Italians ready for Zlatan ​Ibrahimovic and Sweden

A defeat would leave the Scandinavians needing to beat Belgium, ranked number two in the world, in their last group game and hope they get among the four best third-placed group finishers to sneak into the last 16.

When Lord Shiva and Goddess Kali adorned matchboxes!

When Lord Shiva and Goddess Kali adorned matchboxes!

Austrian matchboxes came up with labels o" "Hunoom"n" (Hanuman) and Gaja Lakshmi.

Did our Sun steal 'Planet 9' 4.5 billion years ago?

Did our Sun steal 'Planet 9' 4.5 billion years ago?

Computer-simulated study suggests that our sun, in its youth some 4.5 billion years ago, stole Planet 9 from its original star.

Swedish court upholds Julian Assange arrest warrant

Swedish court upholds Julian Assange arrest warrant

A Swedish court upheld on Wednesday the arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

See pics: Rare view of southern Sweden and fascinating salt domes in Iran!

See pics: Rare view of southern Sweden and fascinating salt domes in Iran!

NASA astronaut Jeff Williams, who is currently aboard the International Space Station (ISS), is following the footsteps of his fellow astronauts of sharing photographs of the Earth from space.