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  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 20-03-2014 10:48 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Norway ship reaches site of suspected Malaysian plane debris 20-03-2014 08:43 PM

    Norwegian car carrier Hoegh St. Petersburg has reached the area in the southern Indian Ocean off Australia where two floating objects, suspected to be debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner, were spotted, the ship's owner said on Thursday. ...
  • Watch: SOS Mayday conducted a social experiment to see if strangers would help a boy shivering in the cold at a bus stop in Norway 22-02-2014 12:46 PM

    Would you give your jacket, gloves, scarf or anything warm to protect a random child from shivering in the cold? That's the theme of SOS Mayday's recent ad campaign. The viral ad, which has been viewed more than eight million times, features an 11-year-old boy sitting on a bus stop...
  • Ten-year-old Norwegian boy claims he's a dwarf after driving parents' car into snowy ditch 13-02-2014 02:17 PM

    A ten-year-old Norwegian boy came up with a novel excuse after he drove his parents' car into a snowy ditch on Wednesday morning: he told police he was a dwarf who forgot his driving license. The boy lives near Dokka, a town about 110 kilometers north of Oslo. Sometime before...
  • Just a bunch of girls hanging out: Photo of women defence ministers of Norway, Sweden, Netherlands and Germany go viral 04-02-2014 02:13 PM

    If you saw this photo out of context, you'd think it's just another bunch of women posing for a group photo during a night out perhaps? Actually, these are the female defence ministers of Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands and Germany got together for a group photo at Munich's Bayerischer Hof...
  • Norway keen to invest in Himachal Pradesh 19-01-2014 07:12 PM

    Norway's Ambassador Eivind S Homme called on Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh here Sunday and expressed interest in investing in the state's hydropower projects. "Norway has expressed desire to invest in a big way, particularly in the hydropower sector," a state government statement said. Homme apprised the chief minister...
  • Incredible photo of fishes frozen solid mid-swim on island shore off Norway 18-01-2014 03:27 PM

    Icicles on frozen fruits, fountains frozen mid-air and T-shirts frozen solid - fascinating pictures from the effect of the worst winter in a 100 years have hit headlines in the recent past. Canada and the US have taken the worst hit due to the polar vortex as the mercury dipped...
  • All Norwegians become crown millionaires, in oil saving landmark 10-01-2014 07:58 AM

    Oslo: Everyone in Norway became a theoretical crown millionaire on Wednesday in a milestone for the world's biggest sovereign wealth fund that has ballooned thanks to high oil and gas prices. Set up in 1990, the fund owns around 1 per cent of the world's stocks, as well as bonds...
  • Vaccination key to combat cervical cancer: Researchers 26-12-2013 03:42 PM

    Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women and is responsible for nearly 10 percent of cancer deaths in women, particularly in developing countries. In India, it kills over 74,000 women every year. Now, researchers have completed a systematic and comprehensive genomic analysis of cervical cancer in two...
  • Norway, Denmark agree to transport Syria's chemical weapons 07-12-2013 12:23 PM

    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...
  • I was outplayed by Carlsen, says Anand 29-11-2013 09:53 PM

    New Delhi: In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN after losing his world title, Viswanathan Anand said that he was outplayed by the 22-year-old Magnus Carlsen. "The thing is Magnus is a different opponent with a different style and I could not figure him out. He also has a radical approach...
  • India slips to 134th spot in ease of doing business list: World Bank 29-10-2013 03:25 PM

    India has slipped three positions to 134th spot in the latest ease-of-doing business list, which is topped by Singapore, according to World Bank. In the 'Ease of Doing Business' ranking of 189 economies, India has dropped from 131 spot last year while Singapore continues to remain at the top. Singapore...
  • Magnus Carlsen refuses to comment on 'illness clause' 19-08-2013 11:01 PM

    Chennai: World number one Norwegian chess sensation Magnus Carlsen on Monday refused to comment on the controversial 'illness clause' in his contract for a world championship match against Viswanathan Anand from November 7 to 28 in Chennai. Carlsen agreed to play against reigning world champion Anand in his home town...
  • Chess sensation Carlsen wants 'illness clause' for match in India 19-08-2013 05:32 PM

    Chennai: Norwegian chess sensation Magnus Carlsen has inserted an "illness clause" in his contract to play a world championship match in India due to fears of falling sick, an official told AFP on Monday. Carlsen, ranked world number one, agreed to play the title match against Chennai-based reigning world champion...
  • B Adhiban loses to Hikaru Nakamura in World Chess Cup 18-08-2013 05:55 PM

    Tromso, Norway: Indian Grandmaster B Adhiban went down to Hikaru Nakamura of United States in the first game of the third round of World Chess Cup in Tromso, Norway. The loss as white came as a huge blow as Adhiban will now have to play for a victory with black...
  • Germany beat Norway 1-0 in women's Euro final 29-07-2013 12:32 AM

    Solna: Germany won their eighth women's European championship by beating Norway 1-0 on Sunday in front of a record 41,000 spectators in Sweden. Celia Okoyino da Mbabi raced down the left wing and passed to substitute Anja Mittag, who scored in the 49th minute at Friends Arena in Solna, located...
  • Viswanathan Anand loses to Hao Wang; finishes joint fourth 19-05-2013 12:27 PM

    Stavanger (Norway): World champion Viswanathan Anand suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Hao Wang of China for the second time this year to sign off joint fourth in the Norway Chess 2013 super tournament that concluded here. In with a chance to finish first in a major tournament,...
  • Anand loses to Hao, finishes fourth in Norway Chess 18-05-2013 10:16 PM

    Sandnes: Going all out for a win to clinch the title, world champion Vishwanathan Anand suffered a heart-breaking loss at the hands of Wang Hao of China in the final round to finish a disappointing fourth in the Norway Super Chess tournament here on Saturday. Anand, who needed a win...
  • Viswanathan Anand beats Ludvig Hammer to jump to joint second 18-05-2013 11:24 AM

    Sandnes (Norway): Riding high on confidence, world champion Viswanathan Anand outsmarted Jon Ludvig Hammer of Norway to jump to the joint second spot in the Norway chess 2013 super tournament, here. The penultimate round victory turned out to be an important one for Anand as it brought him within striking...
  • Viswanathan Anand looking for finish at Norway Tournament 17-05-2013 10:35 AM

    Sandnes (Norway): World champion Viswanathan Anand remains a contender for the title despite being 1.5 points behind the leader as he will take on the lowest-ranked players in the remaining two rounds of the Norway Chess 2013 Super Tournament here. Anand started with two draws and a fine victory against...
  • Viswanathan Anand beats Teimour Radjabov; joint third now 16-05-2013 11:43 AM

    Sor Hidle (Norway): World champion Viswanathan Anand outclassed Teimour Radjabov of Azerbaijan to jump to joint third spot after the seventh round of Norway chess 2013 super tournament, here. It turned out to be a good day in office for Anand as he won an important game with black pieces...
  • Anand draws against Karjakin in 6th round of Norway Chess 15-05-2013 10:21 AM

    Sandnes: World champion Viswanathan Anand let Russian Sergey Karjakin off the hook and drew after a stellar performance in the sixth round of Norway Chess 2013 Super Tournament here. Right from the start, Anand was seen pressing for some advantage and it came after some real hard work. However, Karjakin...
  • Anand held by Svidler; Carlsen beats Karjakin 14-05-2013 10:51 AM

    Sandnes: World champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw against Russian Peter Svidler as black while world number one Magnus Carlsen turned the tables on Sergey Karjakin of Russia for a twist in the tale of Norway Chess 2013 Super Tournament here. After a shocking loss at the hands...
  • Anand disappoints with loss to Nakamura 13-05-2013 01:28 PM

    Bryne, Norway: World champion Vishwanathan Anand was in for a shocker as he lost to Hikaru Nakamura of United States in the fourth round of Norway Chess 2013 Super tournament while Sergey Karjakin of Russia remained on path of creating history after he scored a victory over Levon Aronian of...
  • Viswanathan Anand to meet Hikaru Nakamura in fourth round 12-05-2013 08:30 PM

    Bryne (Norway): Fresh from a brilliant victory against Bulgarian Veselin Topalov, world champion Viswanathan will next take on Hikaru Nakamura of United States in the fourth round of Norway chess 2013 Super Tournament here. The three rounds for Anand have been contrasting so far. It was s sedate start with...
  • Anand crushes Topalov, moves to joint second 11-05-2013 09:52 AM

    Sandnes: World champion Viswanathan Anand crushed his former challenger Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria in the third round to jump to the joint second spot in the Norway Chess 2013 super tournament, here. Sergey Karjakin of Russia scored his third straight victory at the expense of Wang Hao of China to...
  • Anand holds Carlsen in Round 2 of Norway Chess meet 10-05-2013 10:23 AM

    Sandnes, Norway: World champion Viswanathan Anand won the psychological battle holding his world championship challenger Magnus Carlsen of Norway to an easy draw in the second round of the Norway Chess 2013 Super tournament in progress here. The much awaited clash turned out to be a full entertainer to the...
  • Finland best place to be a mother; India behind China, Pakistan 08-05-2013 05:47 PM

    Beijing: Finland has topped the list of countries where mothers enjoy the best conditions in the world, while India ranks a low 142nd, below China and Pakistan, according to a new global report. The annual report called 'State of World's Mothers 2013' was issued by an international NGO "Save the...
  • Viswanathan Anand to meet Aronian in Norway opener 08-05-2013 04:51 PM

    Sandes: World champion Viswanathan Anand will take on Levon Aronian of Armenia in the first round of the Norway Chess 2013 super tournament that gets underway here. Anand secured five whites in the nine-round tournament by finishing joint second in the blitz event that was played to prepare the drawing...
  • Fulham defender Riise quits playing for Norway 06-05-2013 08:22 PM

    Oslo: Norway's most capped footballer, John Arne Riise, says he's giving up playing for the national team to concentrate on Premier League side Fulham. Riise says on his website that he wants to "fully focus" on club football. He joined Fulham in July 2011, having previously played for Roma and...