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  • Expanding Internet access would do more good than tackling HIV: Study December 12, 2014

    Geneva: Dramatically expanding broadband access would boost the global economy and could do more good than investing in HIV prevention or clean drinking water, according to a study published Thursday. Economists commissioned by think-tank Copenhagen Consensus Centre calculated that tripling access to mobile broadband networks in developing countries by 2030 would...
  • Helicopter crashes in Denmark, killing at least 3 September 6, 2014

    Copenhagen: Danish police say that at least three people were killed and fourth person is missing after a small private helicopter crashed into the sea in central Denmark. In a statement on Saturday, police said that four people were inside the USbuilt Robinson 44 helicopter when it crashed off the...
  • As it happened: World Badminton Championships semifinals August 30, 2014

    (For Live Updates scroll down to the bottom of the page) The world No. 11 Indian, who has secured a bronze for herself, takes on the world No. 9 Carolina Marin in the lastfour clash at Copenhagen, Denmark. Tough fight in the quarterfinal: Leading Indian shuttler PV Sindhu created history on Friday...
  • Champions League playoff: Ramsey sees red as Arsenal held to a draw at Besiktas August 20, 2014

    London: Arsenal held on with 10 men to draw 00 at Besiktas in the Champions League playoff round on Tuesday, while Bayer Leverkusen are better placed to reach the group stage after winning 32 at FC Copenhagen. Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey was sent off with 10 minutes left in the first...
  • Nicklas Bendtner will be fined for Copenhagen trip, says Arsene Wenger March 14, 2014

    Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner will be fined by the club for taking an unauthorised trip to Copenhagen this week, manager Arsene Wenger said on Friday. "Nobody gave him any permission to go to Copenhagen and he will be fined for that," Wenger told a news conference. Bendtner, 26, was alleged to have...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 10, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Copenhagen Wheel: A new device that transforms a bicycle into an electrichybrid vehicle December 19, 2013

    Cambridge: A US startup is launching a new device that transforms almost any bicycle into an electrichybrid vehicle using an app on a smartphone. The device, called the Copenhagen Wheel, is installed as part of a rear hub of a bike wheel and is packed with a proprietary computer, batteries and...
  • Recordbreaking Ronaldo leads Real Madrid to 20 win at Copenhagen December 11, 2013

    Denmark: Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score nine goals in the group stage of the Champions League on Tuesday as he helped the Spanish giants to a 20 victory at Copenhagen. Madrid, who already secured top spot in Group B, took the lead when Croatia playmaker Luka Modric curled...
  • Real Madrid plan to deploy big guns against Copenhagen December 10, 2013

    Madrid: Real Madrid are not planning to ease off in their final Champions League Group B match at FC Copenhagen on Tuesday despite having secured top spot and a place in the last 16, coach Carlo Ancelotti said. Cristiano Ronaldo, joint top scorer in Europe's elite club competition this season with...
  • Real Madrid win thanks to Ronaldo and Di Maria doubles October 3, 2013

    Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo took his Champions League tally to five goals in two outings this season when he scored with two headers to help Real Madrid to a thumping 40 victory over FC Copenhagen in Group B on Wednesday. Angel Di Maria also struck twice at the Bernabeu and set up...
  • Injured Gareth Bale to miss Champions League match October 2, 2013

    Madrid: Real Madrid's Wales winger and record signing Gareth Bale has a muscle strain in his left thigh, the La Liga club said on Wednesday. Real did not say how long Bale, who became the world's most expensive player when he joined from Tottenham Hotspur for a fee of 100 million...
  • Parimarjan Negi wins Politken Cup August 4, 2013

    New Delhi: India's young chess Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi on Sunday won the Politiken Cup in Copenhagen remaining unbeaten, according to information received here. Negi won eight rounds and drew two to finish with a score of nine points out of a possible 10. Negi, the lone Indian invited to the tournament, returned...
  • Copenhagen: Sudarsan Pattnaik wins 'The Danish Grand Prize' May 21, 2013

    London: Internationally acclaimed Indian Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has won the grand prize at the prestigious Copenhagen International Sand sculpture festival in Denmark for his sculpture on environment. Pattnaik, who is from Orissa, won the prize for his sand sculpture 'Go Green, Save Earth'. He created the 15 feethigh sculpture in...
  • Man eaten alive by tigers in Denmark zoo July 12, 2012

    Copenhagen: A 21yearold man was found dead on Wednesday inside a tiger den at the Copenhagen Zoo after having received a fatal bite to his throat, officials said Wednesday. It was unclear how or why the 21yearold Afghanborn man had entered the Siberian tiger den, but investigators could not exclude suicide...
  • Indian wins Copenhagen sand sculpture contest June 1, 2012

    London: Odishabased sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik beat stiff competition from nine participants to win an international sand sculpture championship in Denmark on Friday, making India proud at the first such event in Copenhagen. Pattnaik's 2.5 metres high sand sculpture of a mermaid pleading for human effort to save the oceans...
  • Wozniacki loses to Kerber in Copenhagen final April 16, 2012

    Copenhagen, Denmark: Angelique Kerber of Germany beat topseeded Caroline Wozniacki 64, 64 to win the eBoks Open on Sunday and her second title of the year. The secondseeded Kerber, who won her first WTA tournament at the Paris Indoors in February, broke the Dane's serve three times in each set...
  • 'C'hagen terror plan was to behead hostages' May 27, 2011

    Chicago: Working on a plot more sinister than Mumbai attack, David Headley and his Pakistani handlers, Illyas Kashmiri in particular, were to behead the heads of the hostages and throw the heads out of the window for their planned terrorist strike in Copenhagen. Luckily for the world, Headley, a 26/11 coaccused...
  • Major goofup by CBI in Purulia arms drop case May 19, 2011

    New Delhi: Two days after the 'most wanted list' gaffe by the Home Ministry, there has been another major goofup by investigating agencies. A CBI team landed in Copenhagen for Kim Davy's extradition in the Purulia arms drop case with an expired warrant. The team was unaware that the warrant, which had...
  • Eating out? A list of world's top 50 restaurants April 20, 2011

    Danish restaurant Noma in Copenhagen was crowned the world's best restaurant for the second year in a row in an annual list, beating out top eateries in Spain, Italy, Britain, the United States and elsewhere. Following is a full list of the top 50, as chosen at the S Pellegrino World's...
  • Denmark's Noma wins world's best restaurant tag April 19, 2011

    London: Danish restaurant Noma in Copenhagen was crowned the world's best restaurant for the second year in a row in an annual list, beating out top eateries in Spain, Italy, Britain, the United States and elsewhere. The S Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants, produced by Britain's Restaurant Magazine, were unveiled in...
  • Cancun: Activists take their protest underwater December 7, 2010

    Cancun: Activists took to the streets of Cancun vandalizing fast food restaurants and throwing muck in the streets. Activists from around the world have been gathering in Cancun to urge governments to take action against global warming. Some activists even went under water to register their protest alongside 400 lifesized...
  • India supports Copenhagen Accord January 24, 2010

    New Delhi: India, China, Brazil and South Africa on Sunday announced their support to the Copenhagen Accord to combat climate change but emphasised it was a political rather than a legal agreement, which must feed into a legally binding global accord negotiated by all countries. After a sevenhour meeting in,...
  • Melbourne experienced hottest night since 1902 January 12, 2010

    Melbourne/London: Are the warnings by scientists about sharp climatic fluctuations already getting underway, as the Australian city of Melbourne experienced the hottest night since 1902, while parts of Spain witnessed first ever snowfall in fifty years. Melbourne which is witnessing unprecedented heatwave with mercury ranging in the range of 30s, saw...
  • Devil's Advocate: 'West wasn't let off at Copenhagen' December 27, 2009

    Hello and welcome to Devil's Advocate. How should we view the Copenhagen accord? As a failure or as a success? Karan Thapar asked this to Shyam Saran, the Prime Minister's Special Envoy on climate change. Karan Thapar: Mr Saran, do you view Copenhagen as a small step forward, as a...
  • BJP sees red over Copenhagen, govt says all's well December 22, 2009

    New Delhi: The debate over whether Copenhagen Climate Change Summit was a cop out or breakthrough was carried forward in Parlaiment on Tuesday. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Arun Jaitley blamed the Centre of failing to keep its words. "You said India will not be the fall guy but we have fallen...
  • Jairam sells Copenhagen deal, says India did well December 22, 2009

    New Delhi: India has not only protected but enhanced its interests at the Copenhagen climate summit, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Tuesday, adding that the close coordination between India, China, Brazil and South Africa at the negotiations was another big plus to emerge out of the conference. Making a statement...
  • US can challenge India on Copenhagen goals December 21, 2009

    Washington: A top White House adviser has described the limited, nonbinding Copenhagen accord as "a great step forward" saying the US could challenge India and China if they don't meet their stated goals. As part of the agreement between the US and four other countries, China and India have set goals...
  • Watch: Leaders react to USBASIC climate deal December 20, 2009

    Barack Obama says the deal is good but not enough. ...
  • Copenhagen climate talks end with eye on next year December 20, 2009

    Copenhagen: A historic UN climate conference ended with only a nonbinding "Copenhagen Accord" to show for two weeks of debate and frustration. It was a deal short on concrete steps against global warming, but signaling a new start for richpoor cooperation on climate change. The agreement brokered by US President Barack...
  • In Pics: Delegates who slept off at Copenhagen December 20, 2009

    Delegates rest, after a 24hour period of plenary sessions at the UN Climate Summit in Copenhagen, on Saturday December 19, 2009. UN SecretaryGeneral Ban Kimoon said "We have a deal" after a climate conference in Copenhagen decided to recognise a political accord brokered by President Barack Obama with China and...