Ambassador’s interview on NIPI has appeared in the Statesman newspaper.
Norway’s Ambassador to India Nils Ragnar Kamsvåg, in a meeting with Manu Srivastava, Principal Secretary, New and Renewable Energy Department of Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday, sought to have a better understanding of the advancements by the State in renewable energy sector in MP.
The networking dinner aimed at presenting fresh salmon from Norway that is produced in the cold, clear and pristine Fjords of Norway. The fresh Norwegian salmon was highly appreciated amongst the Executive Chefs, sales directors and F&B managers that were present from the top hotels in Delhi.
Ambassador Kamsvåg's visit to Madhya Pradesh
Norway’s ambassador to India Nils Ragnar Kamsvåg inaugurated Family Participatory Care (FPC) centre at JP Hospital on Monday.
Norwegian ambassador Nils Ragnar Kamsvåg inaugurated the family care centre (FCC) at JP hospital on Monday. The centre is being supported by the government of Norway. Set up as part of Norway India Partnership Initiative (NIPI), FCC provides a new approach to improve infant care in Sick Newborn Care Unit (SNCU) at JP hospital.
Chief Secretary Basant Pratap Singh was called on by the Ambassador of Norway Nils Ragnar Kamsvåg today and discussed about the schemes and programmes being implemented in the state in the field of health, education and renewable energy.
Madhya Pradesh is leading far ahead in Norway-India Partnership Initiative (NIPI) being implemented in Health sector between India and Norway. This was informed to the Minister for Health and Family Welfare Rustam Singh by the Ambassador of Norway Nils Ragnar Kamsvåg, Counsellor Health Rannveig Rajendram and Second Secretary Norway Marta Gjørtz. Assistance is being provided by NIPI to Rajasthan, Orissa and Bihar beside Madhya Pradesh.
Norway Ambassador Shri Kamsvåg Meets Health Minister Shri Rustam Singh.
The Royal Norwegian Consulate General and Norwegian Seafood Counsil about promoting salmon
For well over two decades, Norwegian seafood is being served at high-end eateries in India but the imports have been significantly small due to high customs duties.
Norwegian salmon has been sold in India for the past 20 years, however it has been limited to the high end segment of hotels and restaurants make the volumes sold small. Yogi Shergill, vice counsel, Royal Norwegian Consulate General (Mumbai) & director (India) of Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) spoke to BW Hotelier about his plans to promote Norwegian salmon in India.
Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg today announced a cabinet reshuffle putting women in "the top three spots" of government.
Norwegian Defence Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide was named as minister of foreign affairs on Friday, making her the first woman to hold the post in the Nordic country.
Israeli nuclear whistle-blower Mordecai Vanunu has been granted permission to immigrate to Norway so he can be united with his Norwegian wife.
Tor Dahlstrom, Norway's Consul General a regular volunteer donned the gloves once again as did first timers—various groups of students from Swami Vivekananda Education college from Chembur, SIES, IIT Powai, KJ Somaiya, and children from Dhai Akshar an NGO for the less privileged with its founder Nyla Masood.
US$3.4 billion project would connect Northern Europe with Russia, China and Arctic Ocean deep-water ports.
The World Wealth Report by CapGemini has mapped the world’s high net worth individuals, or people with combined savings of at least a million U.S. dollars in securities, real estate, or cash (HNWIs).
Aker BP has agreed to buy the Norwegian unit of U.S. oil firm Hess in a $2 billion deal to further expand its portfolio, the companies said on Tuesday.
Norwegian biotech firm Hofseth Biocare expects to report stronger results ahead as it enters a new commercial phase, its chief executive officer told Reuters, after reporting higher preliminary figures for the third quarter on Tuesday.
Research and Technology
The country has improved its expat explorer overall score to 0.51 in 2017 from 0.43 in 2016 which is the average of the economics, experience and family score covering 27 key questions from the survey…Singapore topped the list for the third year in a row, followed by Norway and New Zealand which ranked second and third, respectively. The survey covered 27,587 expats from 159 countries and territories in March and April of this year.
The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare signed the Letter of Intent with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, of the Government of Norway here to this effect.
The Mumbai based WestCoast Group, a fully integrated aquaculture company, has partnered with Norway's AKVA Group for innovative and sustainable aquaculture solutions and technology.
Fridtjof Nansen was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1922 for his work on rehabilitation for the displaced victims of the First World War.
'Proximity to fault lines makes Shillong quake prone'.
Several Norwegian speakers emphasized the need for holistic management of ocean resources at the SAGAR conference that was recently held in Goa.
Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) in Luxembourg for upgrading three SINDRE I air surveillance radars in Norway.
Seafood will take on a whole different meaning here.
Norwegian-Pakistani filmmaker Iram Haq speaks to Aseem Chhabra about the making of her film and how it helped her to understand her father.
Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but there’s no fire — delightful or otherwise — inside “The Snowman,” a suitably frosty but flaccid first attempt at Hollywoodizing the oeuvre of popular Norwegian noir merchant Jo Nesbø.
Travel and tourism
In Norway, fjords are as much a part of the landscape as roads. And ferrying across these fjords can be a gorgeous break. Somewhere between Oslo and Geiranger, I did just that.
Finnair has announced new routes to commence between its Helsinki hub and Bergen and Tromsø in Norway in May 2018, connecting the regions to Finnair’s extensive Asian network.
When the team of the Kannada film Akira explored Norway for a song sequence and presented audiences with some breathtaking visuals, not many thought that anyone could better that. But Anish Tejeshwar, who was the hero of Akira, had the opportunity to do just that in his next.
Denmark and Norway had also established the Danish East India Company! The ruins of their capital fort, Dansborg, still stand in Tamil Nadu. Completing the Scandinavian presence in India was the short-lived Swedish East India Company. Given how prosperous India was, it is no surprise that everyone wanted a piece of the trade cake.
Neera Saggi is awed with her visit to the classic tourist favourites… Switzerland, Norway & Iceland.