15th of June, Muslims all over the world celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.
Sharing is caring: An Indo-Norwegian energy collaboration
99 % of Norway’s energy production is generated through renewable sources.
Wow Mom! A success for India’s birth-giving mothers
The last three years, there has been a record decline in India’s Maternal Mortality Rate, from 167 to 130 per 100 000 live births.
Time to get lost
Norwegians are not like other people. While people around the world want to spend their time off work with their closest family and friends, many Norwegians have a different wish: Escaping to the woods.
Norwegian prize awarded India-research
Last week, the Norwegian scholar Francesca Jensenius was awarded the prestigious Nils Klim Prize for her extensive research on Indian politics.
World Oceans Day
What does single-use plastic bags, bottles, and straws have in common? All of this waste is too often found at beaches, on the bottom of the sea, and inside whales and fish.
Nurturing care: How caregiving can save lives
One quarter of the world’s neonatal deaths happens in India. The care and nurturing of newborns is crucial to give babies a healthy start on their lives.
Soon, there will be more plastic than fish in our oceans. The need to clean up our oceans is more urgent than ever.
A visit to the Thunder Dragon
Ambassador Nils Ragnar Kamsvåg recently returned to New Delhi from a trip to Bhutan. Being accredited to the small mountain kingdom as well as to India, Kamsvåg visits “The Land of the Thunder Dragon” once or twice a year.
“Need to create circular economy around plastic”
The CEO of the Norwegian company TOMRA, Stefan Ranstrand, recently visited Hyderabad to discuss India’s potential for plastic bottle recycling.
Norway has efficient bottle recycling – here’s how India can repeat the success story
Beating plastic pollution is at the heart of this year’s World Environmental Day, and a topic that Norway has worked with for years. The Norwegian system for recycling plastic bottles is close to perfect, with a recovery rate of more than 95 percent.