March 2016

Norwegian Ambassador to India and Bhutan present credentials to His Majesty of Bhutan

Ambassadors from six countries presented their credentials to His Majesty The King at the Throne Room of the Tashichhodzong, today

Business

Continued growth for Norwegian Pension Fund in India

Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) investments in India have grown substantially in the last year.

Norway’s Storebrand chooses Cognizant for digital transformation

Norwegian financial services firm becomes the latest Nordic-based organisation to sign a major IT outsourcing deal with an India-based supplier

Norwegian parent wants more local food on MTR’s plate

Keen to build foods portfolio in more States

Culture

Picturesque Norway beckons Indian filmmakers

The stunning fjords of Norway and its picturesque towns are likely to become a more common sight for Indian film lovers.

Namma fjord

If you cant shoot in Iceland, maybe you could check out Norway where the Kannada film, Akira has completed a schedule.

Norway filming incentive attracts Indian interest

Norway’s recently-launched 25% filming incentive is attracting interest from India’s production industry.

Connections Festival sets stage for harmony of Western, Indian arts

Ljodahatt, a Nordic outfit, will be performing an original blend of rock, folk and pop, a smorgasbord of styles and of moods. The band, whose name translates as "magic song".

Food

Nosh in Norway

Celebrity chef Sebastian Myhre talks about the staple food of his country

Sport

An Indian goalkeeper in Europe

All you need to know about Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, the first Indian footballer to play for a top-division European club, the Norwegian club Stabæk.

Human rights

Norway team to spread word on child rights

To create awareness on the convention of the rights of the child, a team from Norway, is doing a campaign at the coastal district, 'Walk of Change' in association with Namma Bhoomi, an NGO.

Climate

Seeds of the world kept in Norway in case of global catastrophe Deep in the Arctic mountainside on the remote island of Spitsbergen, Norway, lies a huge vault which could be crucial to the survival of mankind if we ever face a global catastrophe.

Health

Birth of the $1 diarrhoea vaccine The vaccine Rotavac was developed by a joint vaccine development initiative supported by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Research Council of Norway, and the UK Department for International Development.