Cricket and football are popular in India and Norway. However, it is the men’s team that are getting most of the attention and support. The success of India’s women’s cricket team and the Norwegian women’s football team may be a game changer.
The book forest
Imagining writing a book today, that will be published in a hundred years from now.
Digital revolution race
According to a recent study, the Nordic countries are the world’s most advanced digital economies – but they will have to shape up in order to remain in the lead.
New Born Innovations
This month, the National Health Mission of India organized a summit on good practices and innovations in public health care systems. Norway India Partnership Initiative (NIPI) received positive reviews on their New Born and Jhpiego projects.
Saving lives in time
Stopping natural calamities may not be possible, but the loss of life and economic losses can be mitigated with the development of an early warning system. This is what an Indo-Norwegian collaborative project is trying to address.
Reducing the education gap
A new report from Statistics Norway (SSB) shows that Norwegian-born children of immigrant parents top the statistics for higher education.
Natural resource governance: Norway and India among top 10
Four-fifths of the world’s major mining, oil and gas-producing nations fail to productively manage their natural resources due to inadequate corruption and transparency standards.
Bhutanese acoustics in Norway
Last week, the music festival Førdefestivalen took place in Western Norway. Invited to the festival was Jigme Drukpa, Bhutan’s first and only ethno-musicologist.
Learning by playing
India’s first barnehage (Norwegian kindergarten) – Papagoya – opened its doors in November 2016 in Bangalore, introducing the traditional Norwegian concept to Indian parents and households.
The business of environment
The 19th World Congress on Environment Management took place in Hyderabad recently. The theme of this year’s gathering was ‘Managing Environment & Climate Change: Transitioning to a Sustainable Economy’.
‘Songs on Syncretism’- merging Norwegian-Indian musical traditions
The month of June saw the coming together Indian and Norwegian musical traditions through the tour of renowned Hindustani Classical vocalist Madhumita Ray to Norway.