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December 2016

Salmon from Norway comes to India with 'Desi' Twist

Sea food lovers are in for good news as they can now relish salmon, native to tributaries of North Atlantic and Pacific Ocean, in Indianised versions like 'Amritsari Tawa Salmon' and 'Bengali yogurt mustard Salmon'.

Google celebrates Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen’s South Pole expedition

Google is celebrating the 105th Anniversary of Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen’s successful expedition

Norway's Telenor to push ahead with digital strategy –CEO

Norwegian telecoms firm Telenor will present the latest revisions to its digital strategy in February, the company's chief executive said on Wednesday following a bruising conflict with the head of the board of directors.

Maestros to perform at Gwalior's Tansen Samaroh

To celebrate the universal language of music, artists from Norway, Iraq, Israel, Belgium and Switzerland will also perform in different sessions.

Syria scare spurs work on gene bank 2.0

India has also kept some of its samples in safe custody at SGSV in Norway. But all samples cannot be kept abroad for strategic reasons. So, India is looking for a second secure vault where it can keep duplicates of all samples. At present, India has a very small experimental facility at Chang-La in the Himalayas — maintained by the DRDO of the defence ministry.

Reindeer may be shrinking due to warming: Scientists

Scientists from Britain and Norway have found that adult Svalbard reindeer born in 2010 weigh 12 percent less on average than those born in 1994.

User-friendly medication packaging may boost patient safety

“Although human factors guidelines for the design of medication packages exist, they do not ensure that patients are receiving consistent information about the medicine they take," said Tor Endestad, associate professor at the University of Oslo in Norway.

Telenor says created more than 50K jobs in India in 2015

GVA is essentially the measure of the contribution to the economy of an individual producer, industry or sector, net of intermediate consumption.

Mega show of science films

28 Internationally acclaimed and awards winning foreign films from countries like Israel, USA, UK, Sweden, France, Russia, Germany and Norway are to be screened at the film festival.

“Regional cooperation leads to more regional cooperation”

As the Norwegian government steps up cooperation on research on polar issues and the Himalayan region, the Norwegian ambassador spoke to about cooperation during times of climate change

Indigo offers musical experience under the Northern Lights in Norway

The newly launched experience faction of India’s international station Indigo 91.9 FM,, is inviting registrations for a musical opportunity to experience the Northern Lights in Norway.

Norwegian maestros to host music workshop

As part of the ongoing Indo-Norwegian cooperation, Spic Macay will organize a workshop of western classical music in violin, cello and piano by renowned musicians from Norway, from December 4 to 8 between 2.30 and 6.30pm at the Black Box, Kala Academy, Panaji.


Scandinavia aims 10% growth from India in 2016

Scandinavian Tourist Board, collaboration between tourism boards of Denmark, Norway and Sweden, is betting big on India due to the sustained growth in Indian arrivals in last five years.

Launch of the Business Climate Survey in New Delhi. All major newspapers including Times of India, Indian Express, Business Standard, Financial Express have covered the event.

Lauding demonetisation, Norwegian Ambassador says India-Norway trade ties to be strengthened

Speaking on the India-Norway ties during the Business Climate Survey Report 2016, Ambassador of Norway to India Nils Ragnar Kamsvåg said India is a developing economy and much progress could be made if ties between the two countries are strengthened. Kamsvåg also lauded the current government’s demonetisation move and said that India was progressing as an economy.

More than 75 pct of Norwegian companies find India a favourable destination

90 Norwegian companies in India looking to increase staff...

The 90-odd Norwegian companies operating in India by and large find the business climate here favour...

Bureaucracy, corruption main hurdles for companies in India: Report

 The report has described India as the "only bright spot" on the global economic scenario.