Denmark

  • Kapur, Chowrasia, Bhullar make the cut in Denmark tourney 4 days ago

    Aalborg, Denmark: Shiv Kapur and SSP Chowrasia shot contrasting rounds to make the midway cut at the Made in Denmark golf tournament here. Kapur carded a bogey-free 68 with three birdies, all between 10th and 12th, while Chowrasia had two birdies and two bogeys for his 71. Chowrasia had two birdies...
  • World's fastest network would let you download 5375GB of data in 1 second! August 4, 2014

    London: Danish researchers claim to have set a new data transfer world record by transmitting over a single optical fibre at an incredible speed of 43 terabits per second. Researchers at Technical University of Denmark (DTU) used a new type of optical fibre to claim the world data transfer record. The team...
  • We hope to win a medal in Thomas Cup: Jorgensen May 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Denmark will be without the services of retired great Peter Gade and injured doubles specialist Mathias Boe but star shuttler Jan Jorgensen is confident that his team has enough firepower to win a medal at the Thomas Cup which gets underway at the Siri Fort Complex here on...
  • Denmark withdraws animated election video showing a muscular man aggressively interrupting a couple having sex after protests May 14, 2014

    Sex. Violence. Elections. Oops. Officials in Denmark have retracted a controversial animated cartoon that was intended to inspire young people to vote in upcoming elections for the European Parliament. The 90-second video featured a mustachioed, muscular man aggressively interrupting a couple having sex and punching people into a polling station. It was...
  • Danish woman gangrape: Delhi Police arrests 2 suspects January 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Wednesday evening arrested two suspects in connection with the gangrape of a Danish national on Tuesday night in Paharganj area of the national capital. The police had earlier said that they have identified all the eight men who allegedly gangraped the foreign national. The police...
  • Confident Subrata Paul aims big in his Danish sojourn January 3, 2014

    Kolkata: India's top shot-stopper Subrata Paul is neither excited nor intimidated in his endeavour to become the first player in independant India to play for a first division club in Europe as he gets ready for his six-month stint at Denmark's FC Vestsjaelland. The first ever Indian footballer to play in...
  • Norway, Denmark agree to transport Syria's chemical weapons December 7, 2013

    Norway and Denmark will work together in transporting Syria's chemical weapons for destruction, the Norwegian Foreign Ministry said Friday. "Based on decisions by the United Nations Security Council and the OPCW (the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons), Norway and Denmark have agreed to offer a joint contribution to the...
  • India ranked 98th on list of best countries for business: Forbes December 5, 2013

    India has been ranked 98th in the Forbes list of world's best countries for doing business that has cited poverty, corruption and discrimination against girls among the challenges facing the country. According to the list compiled by the US publication, among the BRIC economies, Brazil was placed higher at the 80th...
  • Defending champion Saina Nehwal bows out of Denmark Open October 18, 2013

    Odense: The Indian challenge came to an end at the $400,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier here Friday after both Saina Nehwal and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt lost their respective quarterfinals. Defending champion Saina lost a marathon women's singles contest 21-13, 18-21, 19-21 in a thrilling one hour and six minute-battle against Ji...
  • Denmark Super Series: Saina Nehwal, Gurusaidutt enter quarters, P Kashyap out October 18, 2013

    Odense: Defending champion Saina Nehwal advanced to the quarter-finals of the Denmark Super Series Premier with a straight-game thrashing of Scotland's Kirsty Gilmour in the second round of the women's singles competition on Thursday. The London Olympics bronze medallist notched up a 21-12 21-7 victory over Gilmour in a women's singles...
  • Saina, Kashyap reach 2nd round; Sindhu crashes out in Denmark October 16, 2013

    Odense: Top shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap along with two other Indians sailed into the second round of the Denmark Super Series Premier with contrasting wins in the opening round, but it was curtains for P V Sindhu on Wednesday. Defending champion Saina brushed aside Bulgaria's Stefani Stoeva 21-16, 21-12...
  • Shuttler Anand Pawar reaches main draw of Denmark Open October 15, 2013

    Odense: Indian shuttler Anand Pawar powered his way to the main draw of the men's singles competition with a straight-game victory over German's Dieter Domke in the Denmark Super Series Premier on Tuesday. Pawar notched up a 26-24, 21-15 win over local player Flemming Quach in the first round and then...
  • Saina Nehwal looking for first 2013 title in Denmark Open October 14, 2013

    Odense: Rejuvenated after a one and a half month break following the IBL, defending champion Saina Nehwal will now eye her maiden title of the season when she competes at the USD 400,000 Denmark Super Series Premier which begins with the qualifiers here Tuesday. "I am the defending champion in Denmark....
  • Italy took problematic mentality: Coach October 12, 2013

    Rome: Italy head coach Cesare Prandelli said his side adopted a wrong mentality in their 2-2 draw with Denmark in their penultimate World Cup qualifier on Friday. Alberto Aquilani scored in the stoppage time to salvage the draw for Italy. The Azzurri were 1-0 ahead through Dani Osavaldo before Nicklas Bendtnera...
  • Saina will play in Denmark Open, says Gopichand September 6, 2013

    Hyderabad: Saina Nehwal, who has decided to skip the Japan Open Super Series tournament this month, will play in the Denmark Open in October, chief national coach Pullela Gopichand said here on Friday. "She will be playing in Denmark and France," he told reporters here on the sidelines of inauguration of...
  • Ashwini Ponnappa-Jwala Gutta to renew partnership in Denmark September 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Doubles shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa will join hands with former partner Jwala Gutta once again, starting from the Denmark Open Super Series Premier October 15-20. The 2011 World Championships women's doubles bronze medallists will also play the French Open Super Series (Oct 22-27) and the Bitburger SaarLoxLux Open Grand Prix...
  • Indian badminton is strong and growing fast: Fischer August 16, 2013

    New Delhi: London Olympics bronze-medallist in mixed doubles, Joachim Fischer Nielsen of Denmark feels India has a "strong" men's and women's singles pool and the country is fast emerging as a force to reckon with in world badminton. Talking about the competition in men's singles, Fischer said, "The competition in men's...
  • Awadhe Warriors replace banned Jongjit with Boe August 3, 2013

    New Delhi: London Olympics men's doubles silver-medallist, Denmark's Mathias Boe, has been roped in by Awadhe Warriors as a replacement for banned Thai shuttler Maneepong Jongjit in the upcoming Indian Badminton League. The IBL governing council ratified the decision here on Saturday, following a request from Awadhe Warrior to pick up...
  • Pedersen sets 200 metres breaststroke world record August 1, 2013

    Barcelona: Rikke Pedersen of Denmark set a world record in the womens 200 metres breaststroke in her semi-final at the world championships in Barcelona on Thursday. Pedersen, 24, clocked two minutes 19.11 seconds to beat the previous mark of 2:19.59 set by American Rebecca Soni at the Olympic Games in London...
  • 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 feet-high sculpture in...
  • Thirty dead dogs found in Danish man's freezer May 7, 2013

    Copenhagen: Danish police found 30 dead dogs, including 25 puppies, in a freezer while investigating complaints of loud barking. Police spokesman Soeren Bach said that they discovered the dogs on Monday at a 66-year-old man's house after he had refused to pay fines for disturbing the peace and ignored an...
  • Denmark asks India to give fresh proposal for Davy extradition March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Talks between India and Denmark on expediting the extradition of prime accused in Purulia arms drop case Kim Davy to face trial here failed to make any headway on Thursday as the European country asked for a fresh proposal which will be examined by their justice department. "The...
  • Nicklas Bendtner fined $147,000 for drink driving March 5, 2013

    Copenhagen: Danish striker Nicklas Bendtner has been fined 842,000 Danish Crowns and had his driving licence suspended for three years after admitting to drink driving, a Copenhagen court heard on Tuesday. Bendtner, on a season-long loan to Juventus from Arsenal, was stopped by police after driving against the traffic in downtown...
  • Saina reaches world number 3 after Denmark win October 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Riding on her maiden Denmark Open title triumph last Sunday, India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal gained a position to climb up to third spot in the latest World badminton ranking announced on Thursday. The London Olympics Bronze medallist Indian is now just one step away from regaining her world...
  • Saina targets another title at French Open October 23, 2012

    Paris: Fresh from her maiden Denmark Open title triumph, India ace Saina Nehwal will now look to clinch her fifth title of the year when she starts her campaign in the women's singles at the French Open Super Series here on Wednesday. The 22-year-old Indian capped her return to court after...
  • IOA hail Saina's Denmark Super series triumph October 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association on Monday congratulated badminton star Saina Nehwal for winning the Denmark Open Super Series Premier Trophy. "Saina's consistent good showing in the International tournaments argues well for Indian sports in general and Badminton in particular," IOA acting President Vijay Kumar Malhotra said in a statement...
  • Saina Nehwal beats Juliane Schenk to win Denmark Open October 21, 2012

    Odense: Olympic bronze-medallist shuttler Saina Nehwal fought through a troubling knee to clinch her fourth title of the year by lifting the Denmark Open Super Series Premier trophy with a dominating win in the final here Sunday. The 22-year-old Saina, who was competing in her first tournament after the London Games,...
  • Saina Nehwal in Denmark Open final: Catch the live action here October 21, 2012

    India's badminton ace Saina Nehwal takes on Juliane Schenk of Germany in the Denmark Open final on Sunday. We'll bring you all the updates live through our tweets. Saina made it to the summit clash after beating World No. 1 Wang Yihan of China, who retired with a knee injury...
  • Saina Nehwal reaches final of Denmark Open October 20, 2012

    Odense (Denmark): Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal booked her place in the finals of the Denmark Super Series Premier tournament after world number one opponent Yihan Wang of China retired midway through the semi-final clash because of a knee injury. The London Olympics silver medallist looked in great physical distress...
  • Saina Nehwal enters Denmark Open semis October 20, 2012

    Odense: Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal set up a semi-final clash against old nemesis and world number one Yihan Wang of China after easing past local hope Tine Baun in straight games at the Denmark Open badminton tournament here. Third seed Saina took just 33 minutes to beat fifth seed Baun 21-10,...