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Nokia hires 350 workers to speed up 5G development

Nokia has recruited 350 staff in Finland this year, 240 in its mobile networks unit and many dedicated to developing SoC (system on chip) integrated circuits - a key element for its 5G equipment, a Nokia spokeswoman said via email.

Oct 30, 2019, 19:13 PM IST

Euro 2020 qualifiers: Harsh penalty earns Italy 2-1 win over Finland

Italy lead Group J with 18 points from six games, six ahead of second-placed Finland who remained on course for their first-ever major tournament appearance despite the defeat.

Sep 09, 2019, 14:36 PM IST

Robert Prosinecki resigns as Bosnia coach after Armenia debacle

Second-placed Finland, who were playing the Italians later on Sunday, have 12 points from five games and third-placed Armenia are on nine from six after their impressive home win over the Bosnians.

Sep 08, 2019, 23:57 PM IST

Finland tops world's happiest countries list again: UN report

It ranked 156 countries according to things such as GDP per capita, social support, healthy life expectancy, social freedom, generosity and absence of corruption.

Mar 20, 2019, 22:35 PM IST

Shiva Thapa, Mohammed Hussamuddin enter finals of Finland boxing tourney

Signing off with bronze medals after semifinal losses were Sumit Sangwan (91kg) and former youth world champion Sachin Siwach (52kg). 

Mar 10, 2019, 10:17 AM IST

Hima Das scripts history in Indian athletics, WATCH her 'golden' run in Tampere

Hima registered a time of 51.46 seconds in the final at the Ratina Stadium to become the first Indian athlete to win gold in a world championship across all age groups.

Jul 13, 2018, 13:07 PM IST

Indian golfer Vani Kapoor makes cut in Finnish Open

Indian golfer Vani Kapoor made the cut in the Viaplay Ladies Finnish Open after making a jump of eight places to lie tied 14th at the end of second round in Messila, Finland.

Jun 09, 2018, 12:32 PM IST

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

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

Apr 16, 2018, 18:03 PM IST

100 years after independence from Moscow, Finland anchored firmly to West

 A century after gaining independence from its powerful neighbour Russia, Finland continues to consolidate its ties to the West, as tensions flare between Moscow and the West.

Dec 04, 2017, 08:43 AM IST

Four killed, 11 injured as train collides with army truck in Finland

Four people were killed and several injured when a train crashed into an army truck during a military exercise in southern Finland on Thursday, police and the armed forces said.

Oct 26, 2017, 20:49 PM IST

Finnish police release 3 suspects in stabbing attack

Police say he deliberately targeted women in the attack, in a market square in the port city.

Aug 26, 2017, 19:09 PM IST

Suspect admits killings in Finnish stabbing spree

The main suspect in last week`s stabbing attack in Finland admitted Tuesday to killing two people and injuring eight others but denied any intent to murder, his lawyer said.

Aug 22, 2017, 21:33 PM IST

Finland stabbing suspect may have been radicalised

Between 2015 and the end of 2017, a total of 247 Moroccan citizens applied for asylum in Finland.

Aug 21, 2017, 19:41 PM IST

Finland marks minute of silence for stabbing victims

At the market square where the attack happened, several hundred people gathered to hold a minute of silence at 10:00 am

Aug 20, 2017, 17:40 PM IST

Spain hunts suspect over Barcelona carnage

In March 2004, it was hit by what remains Europe`s deadliest attack, when bombs on commuter trains in Madrid killed 191 people in an assault claimed by Al Qaeda-inspired extremists.

Aug 19, 2017, 22:41 PM IST

Finland suspect an asylum seeker, targeted women: Police

Two women were killed in Friday`s attack, and eight other people were injured. Among the eight were six women and two men.

Aug 19, 2017, 17:55 PM IST

Police investigating Finland stabbing as terror attack

Police are now investigating a stabbing spree in Finland that left two people dead as a terrorist attack, police said Saturday, identifying the suspect as an 18-year-old Moroccan citizen.

Aug 19, 2017, 14:13 PM IST

Finland raises terror threat level by a notch

Finland`s intelligence and security agency Supo on Wednesday raised the country`s terror threat level by a notch, seeing an increased risk of an attack committed by the so-called Islamic State (IS).

Jun 14, 2017, 16:48 PM IST

Finnish govt survives as new populist faction emerges

Its support has almost halved from 17.7 percent in the May 2015 general election to 9.0 percent in a poll published Thursday by YLE.

Jun 13, 2017, 21:57 PM IST