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  • Mamma Mia! 40 years of supergroup ABBA: The group's greatest moments in 24 black and white, stunning, rare images 08-04-2014 10:54 AM

    Members of the Swedish supergroup ABBA marked 40 years since their international breakthrough hit 'Waterloo' on April 7, 2014 with a party for hundreds of guests at London's Tate Modern gallery.Bjorn Ulvaeus said he felt "extremely proud and humbled" by decades of success that includes hit records, the stage and...
  • Hennes & Mauritz to open first store in India in 2014 12-02-2014 02:25 PM

    Hennes & Mauritz will open its first store in India this year, it said on Wednesday, as the world's second-biggest fashion retailer becomes the latest to take advantage of the opening of Asia's third-largest economy to foreign operators. H~~amp;amp;M, which said last year it plans to spend around 100 million...
  • Watch: Musicians play instruments made of ice at Swedish concert 24-01-2014 11:45 AM

    A Swedish city hosted a concert where all the instruments are made of ice. The performance was held in an igloo. Along with the violins and a viola, cellos and a bass, there was an ice banjo too. ...
  • H&M gets govt nod to invest $115 million in India 02-12-2013 10:47 PM

    Mumbai: Swedish retailer Hennes & Mauritz (HMb.ST) has received final approval from India's Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) to invest 7.2 billion rupees in the country, according to a government statement on Monday. The world's second biggest fashion retailer had said in April this year it plans to open 50...
  • Wall on India's Nobel laureates set up at Metro station 10-11-2013 06:44 PM

    DMRC in collaboration with the Swedish Embassy has set up a Nobel Memorial Wall at the Rajiv Chowk Metro Station in New Delhi to spread awareness about Nobel laureates of India with special focus on Rabindranath Tagore. An exhibition on the country's Nobel laureates and their work will be on...
  • Let there be Tagore renaissance: Swedish scholar 26-10-2013 12:24 AM

    Describing Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore as "ever inspiring", a Swedish scholar on Friday called for extensive translation of the bard's literary works across the world. "The world has so much more to learn from the ever-inspiring Tagore. It is sad not much of his works have been translated for the...
  • Literature Nobel Prize to be announced today 10-10-2013 09:23 AM

    The panel that selects the winner of the Nobel Prize for literature says it will announce its decision on Thursday.That means the dates of all the 2013 Nobel Prize announcements have been set. The Swedish Academy receives hundreds of nominations from literary and language professors from around the world, as...
  • Nobel prize in literature: what to look out for 10-10-2013 09:09 AM

    After three days of science awards the Nobel spotlight turns to the art of writing Thursday when the Swedish Academy will announce the winner of the Nobel Prize in literature. Will it be a woman for the first time since 2009? Or the first American in two decades? The secretive...
  • Higgs, Englert get Physics Nobel for God particle research 08-10-2013 05:19 PM

    Stockholm:Francois Englert of Belgium and British scientist Peter Higgs have shared the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics, announced the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm on Tuesday. The Nobel was awarded to the two scientists "for the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the...
  • Serena Williams wins Swedish Open 21-07-2013 07:35 PM

    Bastad, Sweden: Serena Williams won her 53rd WTA title by beating Johanna Larsson 6-4, 6-1 in the final of the Swedish Open on Sunday. The 24-year-old Swede broke to lead 3-1 in the first set before Williams fought back to 3-3. Larsson advanced to 4-3 before caving in to the...
  • Serena Williams enters Swedish Open final 20-07-2013 09:54 PM

    Bastad, Sweden: Serena Williams defeated Klara Zakopalova 6-0, 6-4 on Saturday in the semi-finals of the Swedish Open. After losing the first eight games, the Czech managed to break Williams' serve and tie the second set at 2-2. Zakopalova used the momentum to keep the set close, but top-ranked Williams...
  • Serena Williams advances to semis in Swedish Open 20-07-2013 08:55 AM

    Bastad: Serena Williams easily won her Swedish Open quarter-final, breaking Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain three times in each set to win 6-1, 6-1 on Friday. Also, third-seeded Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic breezed past Richel Hogenkamp of the Netherlands 6-2, 6-3, while home favorite Johanna Larsson beat Mathilde...
  • Serena Williams cruises into quarters in Sweden 18-07-2013 08:53 PM

    Bastad, Sweden: Serena Williams cruised into the quarter-finals of the Swedish Open by beating Anna Tatishvili of Georgia 6-2, 6-3 on Thursday. The 16-time Grand Slam champion broke four times in the first set and twice in the second at the clay-court tournament. She had seven aces, while her opponent...
  • Four players into Swedish Open quarter-finals in Bastad 17-07-2013 07:13 PM

    Bastad, Sweden: Fifth-seeded Lourdes Dominguez Lino, No. 8 Johanna Larsson, Klara Zakopalova and Virginie Razzano reached the quarterfinals of the Swedish Open on Wednesday. Dominguez Lino rallied past Teliana Pereira 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, and Larsson defeated Nina Bratchikova 6-2, 6-3 at the clay-court tournament on Sweden's west coast. Zakopalova broke...
  • Serena Williams advances to 2nd round in Bastad 16-07-2013 08:06 PM

    Bastad: Top-seeded Serena Williams advanced to the second round of the Swedish Open by beating Sesil Karatancheva of Kazakhstan 6-1, 6-2 on Tuesday. Williams broke Karatancheva's serve five times, twice in the first set and three times in the second, to advance at the clay-court tournament on Sweden's west coast....
  • Berlocq upsets Verdasco to win Swedish Open 14-07-2013 10:34 PM

    Bastad: Carlos Berlocq upset eighth-seeded Fernando Verdasco to win the clay-court Swedish Open 7-5, 6-1 on Sunday for his first ATP Tour title. Berlocq broke the Spaniard's serve twice in the second set after a grueling opening set that lasted more than an hour. It was the second ATP final...
  • Fernando Verdasco, Carlos Berlocq to meet in Swedish Open final 13-07-2013 10:13 PM

    Bastad, Sweden: Fernando Verdasco and Carlos Berlocq will play for the Swedish Open title on Sunday. Spain's Verdasco, seeded eighth in the clay-court tournament, beat fifth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov in the first semi-final on Saturday. Verdasco came from behind and broke the Bulgarian's serve in the third set to win 7-6(3),...
  • Top seeds Berdych, Almagro lose at Swedish Open 12-07-2013 09:37 PM

    Bastad: Top seeds Tomas Berdych and Nicolas Almagro were knocked out in the Swedish Open quarter-finals on Friday. Unseeded Thiemo De Bakker of the Netherlands beat top-seeded Berdych 7-5, 7-5, while second-seeded Almagro was defeated by Spanish compatriot Fernando Verdasco 6-4, 4-6, 7-5. Berdych and Almagro were playing their second...
  • Berdych, Almagro advance to last 8 at Bastad 12-07-2013 09:10 AM

    Bastad, Sweden: Top seeds Tomas Berdych and Nicolas Almagro began the Swedish Open by reaching the quarter-finals on Thursday. Berdych and Almagro received first-round byes, and had contrasting wins. Almagro, a three-time finalist in Bastad, got off to a rough start against fellow Spaniard Guillermo Garcia-Lopez but rallied to win...
  • Berdych, Almagro make last 8 at Swedish Open 11-07-2013 11:43 PM

    Sweden: Top seeds Tomas Berdych and Nicolas Almagro began the Swedish Open by reaching the quarter-finals on Thursday. Berdych and Almagro received first-round byes, and had contrasting wins. Almagro, a three-time finalist in Bastad, got off to a rough start against fellow Spaniard Guillermo Garcia-Lopez but rallied to win 3-6,...
  • Albert Ramos ousts 2-time champ Tommy Robredo at Stockholm 10-07-2013 10:07 PM

    Stockholm: Two-time former champion Tommy Robredo lost to Spanish compatriot Albert Ramos 6-3, 6-4 Wednesday at the Swedish Open. The fourth-seeded Robredo didn't reach a break point against Ramos. Grigor Dimitrov rallied to beat Filippo Volandri 2-6, 6-1, 6-4. Dimitrov also recovered from a set down in his first-round win...
  • Verdasco, Troicki advance at Swedish Open 10-07-2013 09:03 AM

    Bastad, Sweden: Spain's Fernando Verdasco and Viktor Troicki of Serbia won in straights sets Tuesday as they advanced to the second round of the Swedish Open. Verdasco, who pushed eventual Wimbledon champion Andy Murray to five sets in the quarter-finals, had 12 aces in eliminating Sweden's Andreas Vinciguerra 6-4, 7-6...
  • Dimitrov rallies past 17-year-old Swede in Bastad 09-07-2013 08:42 AM

    Bastad: Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov rallied after dropping the first set to Elias Ymer, a Swedish wild card ranked 1,032, to secure a 5-7, 6-2, 6-4 victory in the opening round of the SkiStar Swedish Open. The fifth-seeded Dimitrov was broken twice in the opening set before finding his service form...
  • Sweden's Princess Madeleine marries New York banker 09-06-2013 07:08 AM

    Stockholm: Princess Madeleine, fourth in line to the Swedish throne, married US-British banker Christopher O'Neill on Saturday at a ceremony attended by royals and socialites from around the world. The 30-year-old princess married O'Neill, 38, before some 600 guests in the chapel of the Royal Palace of Stockholm. O'Neill fought...
  • Govt clears IKEA's Rs 10,500 crore FDI proposal 02-05-2013 09:30 PM

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday allowed Swedish furniture major IKEA to invest Rs 10,500 crore - the biggest ever FDI proposal in single brand retail - for setting up home furnishing stores in the country. "Whatever proposal of IKEA was there has been cleared," Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish...
  • WikiLeaks allegations only a sensation: Congress 08-04-2013 03:16 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress has trashed the latest WikiLeaks revelation naming late former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi as mere 'sensation with no substance'. Reacting to the revelation, Congress leader Janardhan Dwivedi said, "I do not know on what grounds such a story was published." "Right below this article, is an...
  • WikiLeaks allegations: Oppn demands answers from Cong 08-04-2013 11:02 AM

    New Delhi: The Opposition has questioned the Congress over the latest revelations by US cables WikiLeaks naming late former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in a scandal. The Bharatiya Janata Party has demanded that the Congress comes clean on it. "Today, the WikiLeaks revelations are serious. They are connected to the...
  • Credibility of WikiLeaks is questionable, says Congress 08-04-2013 09:54 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress has rejected the WikiLeaks revelation that named late former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in a scandal. Reacting to the allegations, Congress said, "The credibility of WikiLeaks is questionable and any case the author is planning a political party. We don't give importance to the allegations and...
  • Was Rajiv Gandhi a middleman for Swedish jets before becoming PM? 08-04-2013 08:20 AM

    New Delhi: The latest WikiLeaks revelations from US Embassy cables have named former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in a scandal. National daily The Hindu has published their findings of the Kissinger cables, which claim that Rajiv Gandhi may have been a middleman for a Swedish Company before he became the...