Ambassador's interview on NIPI
Norway would extend its full cooperation to India in improving maternal and newborn child healthcare as inequitable mortality across states in this area here remains a challenge, its envoy said.
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Seminar on energy security at the Norwegian Embassy
The penetration of electrical vehicles (EV) is set to grow in the coming years and may reduce the growth in global oil demand, according to Rystad Energy at a seminar on India's challenges to achieve energy security held recently at the Norwegian Embassy.
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Consul General Ann Ollestad in Goa
Goa is a small state but it is of strategic importance in India’s maritime sector, said Ann Ollestad, Consul General of Norway in Mumbai.
Hexagon Chief Executive Ola Rollen did not commit insider share trading when he bought shares in Next Biometrics in 2015, the Swedish businessman's lawyer told a Norwegian court on Wednesday.
Studies have shown that immigrants in welfare states such as Norway, whose child protection measures are held up as an ideal by the EU, are disproportionately targeted by their child welfare services.
Norway’s prestigious Rafto Prize for human rights will be conferred here to two prominent human rights activists, Parvez Imroz and Parveena Ahangar, from disputed Jammu and Kashmir, Sunday, November 5. Both the Kashmiri activists will be speaking at the ceremony titled, ‘Voices of Kashmir - Defending Civilians in a Heavily Militarized Zone.’
This year Norway made paying taxes less costly by reducing the statutory corporate income tax rate. It also performs particularly well, coming in 6th overall, for resolving insolvency, which takes an average of 0.9 years and costs 1% of an estate.
The Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) has said it will withdraw its dedicated work in India, to continue marketing efforts there from its headquarters in Norway.
Partners in Fram licence have decided to invest in a new project to increase production from Fram field.
Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, on Friday called for more transparency in global foreign exchange markets to cut the cost of transactions and make them more efficient.
Can Norway dump $35 billion in oil and gas investments, and simultaneously convince that same industry to throw money into the country’s own fossil-fuel future?
With India's economy on an upswing, Norway is looking to capitalize on the trade and investment opportunities available in India, especially Goa, which occupies a strategic location in peninsular India. A Norwegian delegation headed by consul general Ann Ollestad arrived in Goa to explore partnerships in the shipping, renewable energy, defence manufacturing and information technology.
The Nordic Innovation, an organisation working for promotion of cross-border trade for countries including Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland recently visited Ghaziabad exploring opportunities for investment.
Research and technology
Norway's Petroleum Safety Authority ordered the closure of the 100,000 barrel of oil per day field in the Barents Sea on Oct. 6 because of safety issues with its explosion-proof electric motors.
“We mark the start of a new era for the Norwegian Armed Forces,” said Norway’s Minister of Defence Frank Bakke-Jensen. “The new combat aircraft will be a key factor in deterring any attack on Norway, as well as ensuring that we meet our obligations to the NATO alliance. The F-35 remains crucial to the continued modernization of our Armed Forces and our ability to preserve Norwegian and allied security and interests.”
Norway's plans for Arctic oil exploration are unconstitutional and should be stopped, an Oslo court was told on Tuesday.
Early exposure to environmental toxins like lead, air pollution, and arsenic can have long-lasting and irreversible consequences for children’s brain development, especially in the developing world. Kam Sripada, is a PhD candidate at the Norwegian University for Science and technology.
The Norwegian government's plan to slash funding for its carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology unit Gassnova has thrown the plans for building Europe's first industrial CCS plant into turmoil, Gassnova and industry executives said.
Ole Johansson, from the Institute of Transport Economics in Norway, surveyed a large group of high-school students and a group of adults.
There’s oil and then there’s oil, says Norway’s Statoil, which is pitched in a race to develop the cleanest crude as countries wean themselves off fossil fuels
Her husband Rune Jul Larsen is from Norway, a country with its own unique mythology and which gives Sujata the ability to draw inspiration from nature, while Paris continually elevates her aesthetic repertoire.
His film What Will People Say, a Norwegian-Urdu drama, directed by the Oslo-based Iram Haq was screened at the recently concluded Dharamshala Film Festival where he also conducted a masterclass.
Organised by the Nordic-Baltic embassies -- Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden -- the festival will take place from November 13 at India Habitat Centre here.
Papagoya is a unique kindergarten started by Helen Issar and Darshana Rajaram. It follows the Barnehage model and aims to help working women not choose between work and their child.
Fans of the Norwegian powerhouse of talent Kyrre Gorvell-Dahll, popularly known as DJ Kygo and Alan Walker can rejoice as a probable collaboration between the duo might be a possibility in the near future.
Keeping it as simple as a Scandinavian can, Kygo is casually dressed in a white tee and cream coloured hoodie with black shorts, sneaker and his signature black snapback. The Norwegian DJ, who shot to fame after his mix of Ed Sheeran’s I See Fire went viral, humbly introduces himself as Kyrro Gørvell-Dahll. Now, the 26-year-old has had two new albums, multiple chartbusters and he’s traveling the world.
Travel and tourism
Denmark, Sweden and Norway are expecting Indian tourists to consume more than 3.5 lakh hotel room nights in a year as the three Scandinavian nations are going all out to attract travellers from the country by promoting their tourism destinations.
Diverse in its sights, sounds and landscape, Norway's Lofoten islands.