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Finland retains title as the world's happiest country

19 Mar 2021

Finland retains title as the world's happiest country

The past one year, marred by the coronavirus pandemic, was tough for millions of people across the globe, but it did little to alter the rankings of the world's happiest countries.

Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Here are the key results

16 Oct 2019

Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Here are the key results

Three-time champions Spain qualified for Euro 2020 after earning a 1-1 draw against Sweden.

J&K: What is the ground situation, now?

21 Sep 2019

J&K: What is the ground situation, now?

In the first week of August, the Narendra Modi-led Centre fulfilled one of the core ideologies of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by abrogating Article 370 and withdrawing the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.

Want to experience North Pole from hotel? Shell out $100,000

18 Sep 2019

Want to experience North Pole from hotel? Shell out $100,000

If you have ever wanted to visit the North Pole, albeit with a cozier experience than say, a survival expedition, now's your time.

Finland Boxing Tournament: Shiva Thapa sweeps aside Mikhail Varlamov

10 Mar 2019

Finland Boxing Tournament: Shiva Thapa sweeps aside Mikhail Varlamov

India's boxing sensation Shiva Thapa was on top gear after clinching a 5-0 win against Mikhail Varlamov.

This bread in Finland is made of 70 dried crickets

21 Jan 2019

This bread in Finland is made of 70 dried crickets

We often hear about peculiar food items in the world, like mealworm hummus, crispy tarantulas, etc., which are made from weird ingredients.

#GamingBytes: Five richest gamers in the world

15 Jan 2019

#GamingBytes: Five richest gamers in the world

Gaming has been a form of entertainment for a long time. However, recently, it has become a sport, with the rise of eSports tournaments.

Rolls-Royce just demoed world's first fully autonomous ship: Details here

27 Dec 2018

Rolls-Royce just demoed world's first fully autonomous ship: Details here

Self-navigating cars are the future, there's no doubt about that.

Here are world's safest and most-unsafe travel destinations for 2019

24 Dec 2018

Here are world's safest and most-unsafe travel destinations for 2019

As we are stepping into 2019, we have also started making our travel lists.

Javelin thrower Neeraj impresses ahead of Asiad, wins top prize

30 Jul 2018

Javelin thrower Neeraj impresses ahead of Asiad, wins top prize

Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has been amongst the medals in recent times.

Trump put to test over his 'friendship' moves with Russia

16 Jul 2018

Trump put to test over his 'friendship' moves with Russia

After months of anticipation, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin meet today in Finland's capital Helsinki to put to the test the US President's ambition to forge a personal bond with the Kremlin chief.

Who is India's athletics sensation Hima Das?

13 Jul 2018

Who is India's athletics sensation Hima Das?

18-year-old Hima Das has captured the imagination of every Indian as she became the first athlete to bag a gold medal in the 400 metre final-event at the World U20 Championships in Finland.

Finnish Supreme Court doesn't consider sexual-abuse of 10-year-old as rape

06 May 2018

Finnish Supreme Court doesn't consider sexual-abuse of 10-year-old as rape

In a surprising judgment, the Finland Supreme Court refused to consider sexual abuse of a 10-year-old girl, by 23-year-old asylum seeker, as rape.

Loan fraud: Case registered against former Aircel promoter Sivasankaran's companies

26 Apr 2018

Loan fraud: Case registered against former Aircel promoter Sivasankaran's companies

The CBI has registered a case against former Aircel promoter C Sivasankaran's companies, Axcel Sunshine Ltd and Finland-based Win Wind Oy, for allegedly defaulting on loans worth Rs. 600 crore taken from IDBI Bank, officials said on Thursday.

Despite terrorism, Pakistan is happier than India

15 Mar 2018

Despite terrorism, Pakistan is happier than India

Pakistanis are happier than Indians, according to 2018 World Happiness Report, which has ranked India's neighbor 58 places ahead of it.

When are you the most popular? Research says 25

02 Mar 2018

When are you the most popular? Research says 25

Those in your mid-20s, beware. A study revealed 25 is when you hit "peak friendship". It's all downhill from there.

Scientists develop printable film that can power Internet of Things

16 Jan 2018

Scientists develop printable film that can power Internet of Things

A team of scientists from Finland, including one of Indian origin, has developed a thin film that is printable and might help power the Internet of Things (IoT).

Iceland becomes world's first nation to criminalize gender pay gap

04 Jan 2018

Iceland becomes world's first nation to criminalize gender pay gap

It is now illegal in Iceland to pay men more than women for the same amount of work.

When are you the most popular? Research says 25

07 Sep 2017

When are you the most popular? Research says 25

Those in your mid-20s, beware. A study revealed 25 is when you hit "peak friendship". It's all downhill from there.

Making food is now as easy as turning on switch!

06 Sep 2017

Making food is now as easy as turning on switch!

While we are nowhere close to producing any desired food using replicators like in Star Trek, a recent study has proven that food can be created out of thin air.

Men, beware! Binge drinking more risky for men than women

05 Sep 2017

Men, beware! Binge drinking more risky for men than women

While the general perception is that binge drinking affects women more than men, researchers say that the opposite is true.

Attacks in Finland's Turku: Man held for stabbing several people

18 Aug 2017

Attacks in Finland's Turku: Man held for stabbing several people

A knifeman who stabbed several people in the Puutori-Market Square of Finland's Turku city has been taken into custody by the police.

Making food is now as easy as turning on switch!

01 Aug 2017

Making food is now as easy as turning on switch!

While we are nowhere close to producing any desired food using replicators like in Star Trek, a recent study has proven that food can be created out of thin air.

When are you the most popular? Research says 25

09 Jun 2017

When are you the most popular? Research says 25

Those in your mid-20s, beware. A study revealed 25 is when you hit "peak friendship". It's all downhill from there.

Nokia 3310 to return in new-avatar, available for Rs. 3310

16 May 2017

Nokia 3310 to return in new-avatar, available for Rs. 3310

The classic Nokia 3310 will return on May 18 in a new avatar, and will be available for Rs. 3,310.

Finland launches basic income experiment for the unemployed

03 Jan 2017

Finland launches basic income experiment for the unemployed

Finland rolled out a unique social trial to pay its unemployed citizens a "universal basic income", becoming the first European country to do so.

Come 2017, new Nokia phones to enter smartphone market

03 Dec 2016

Come 2017, new Nokia phones to enter smartphone market

After battling rising competition and technology changes, Finnish telecom giant Nokia is all set to re-enter the smartphone market next year.

India to criminalize viewing torrent websites?

22 Aug 2016

India to criminalize viewing torrent websites?

Reports have suggested that the Indian Government would impose a jail term of 3 years and a fine up to 3,00,000 for viewing torrent websites or downloading content from such websites.

Torrentz.eu pulls its shutters down

06 Aug 2016

Torrentz.eu pulls its shutters down

Torrentz.eu, the world's largest torrent search engine, shut down this week without any explanation for the same.