Norway: News

13 Dec 2022


Dazzling pink auroras captured over Norwegian skies: Check it out

On the night of December 10, a pink aurora was seen over the skies of Tromso in Norway. This stunning aerial display was triggered by a magnetic substorm.

07 Oct 2022

Nobel Peace Prize

3 human rights campaigners jointly clinch Nobel Peace Prize 2022

The Nobel Peace Prize 2022 was awarded jointly to Belarusian human rights activist Ales Bialiatski, the Russian human rights organization Memorial and Ukraine's Center for Civil Liberties.

04 Jul 2022


Copenhagen mall shooting: Man opens fire killing 3, injuring many

Three people were killed and several others injured in a shooting incident at Denmark's Copenhagen mall on Sunday, Danish police stated, adding that one suspect, a 22-year-old Dane, had been arrested.

16 Jun 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 unique places to stay in Norway

Norway is a beautiful country surrounded by magnificent mountains, oceans, incredible hiking trails, and world-famous fjords.

03 Jun 2022


5 most scenic rail routes in the world

Who loves a nice long train journey?

24 Mar 2022


5 famous lighthouses in the world

Lighthouses are usually set up at harbor and bay entrances and have served as crucial landmarks for hundreds of years for ships.

21 Aug 2021


Footballer fired, others warned over involvement in stadium sex party

A Norwegian first division football club, SK Brann, has fired one player and issued warnings to 10 others following a late-night sex party they organized at the club's stadium.

02 Jul 2021


Athletics: Karsten Warholm breaks 29-year-old 400 metres hurdles world record

Norway's Karsten Warholm has broken the long-standing record of Kevin Young in athletics.

17 Jan 2021


Norway raises COVID-19 vaccine concerns for elderly after 29 deaths

Norway has expressed concern over the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech among older populations as 29 people died after receiving the shot.

16 Dec 2020


India slips on Human Development Index, takes the 131st rank

In a worrying piece of news, India slipped on the Human Development Index (HDI), taking the 131st position this year, as compared to the 129th place a year ago.

19 Jul 2020


Audi e-tron becomes the most popular electric SUV in Europe

The Audi e-tron has emerged as the most popular electric SUV in Europe. In Norway, it made up for 92% of all the Audis sold, while in Iceland, the number stood at 93%.

26 Dec 2019


Author Ari Behn, ex-husband of Norway Princess Martha, kills himself

The former son-in-law of Norway's King Harald V has died, announced his manager.

13 Oct 2019


Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Here are the key results

Spain edged closer to Euro 2020 qualification after being held to a 1-1 draw by Norway in the ongoing qualifiers.

05 Aug 2019


Five countries to explore, if you want to travel solo

Whether your friends are too busy to join you or you want to cut your social life for a while to seek inner peace, solo travel is never a bad idea.

30 Apr 2019

Russia News

This mysterious whale could be Russian spy, marine experts claim

In a weird case, marine experts in Norway are suspecting that a white beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas) is a Russian Navy operative.

20 Feb 2019


Samsung leaks Galaxy S10's ad hours before launch

In a few hours, Samsung will celebrate the 10th anniversary of Galaxy series with the launch of all-new Galaxy S10 and its siblings.

13 Feb 2019


Norwegian pays Rs. 28,000 for street-haircut in Ahmedabad. Here's why

Small street businessmen in India often hoodwink foreign tourists by charging them over double the original price.

11 Jan 2019


Tea-seller and globetrotter: Story of a 70-year-old Keralite couple

If you think you are too broke to travel the world, you might want to take some tips from this Keralite couple who has traveled to 23 countries just by selling tea and coffee.

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.

19 Dec 2018


Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been appointed United's interim manager

Manchester United have appointed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as their interim manager after sacking Jose Mourinho.

21 Nov 2018


UN environment chief, under fire for travel expenses, resigns

UN environment chief Erik Solheim resigned yesterday after an audit questioning his huge travel expenses triggered an outcry.

05 Sep 2018


Adil Hussain's film declared Norway's official entry for the Oscars

Actor Adil Hussain has announced that his film 'What Will People Say' has been declared as the official entry of Norway for the 2019 Academy Awards.

30 Jul 2018

Viswanathan Anand

Explainer: What are the different formats of chess?

Internationally, chess is played in three formats, namely, classical, blitz and rapid; the main difference being time allotted to make a move.

30 May 2018


Legendary sprinter Bolt trains with Norwegian top-flight club

Former Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt has started training with Norwegian club Stromsgodset.

18 Jan 2018


French start-up makes world's first hydrogen-powered bike

French start-up Pragma Industries is reportedly manufacturing the first hydrogen-powered bicycles in the world called Alpha bikes.

26 Aug 2017


Ahead of crucial rallies, Rahul Gandhi leaves for Norway

In a move that has garnered attention, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is leaving for Oslo "for a few days" on the invitation of Norway's Foreign Affairs Ministry.

23 Jun 2017


Nobel Laureate faces public ire for making sexist comment

Always think before you speak and if you are a Nobel Laureate, think more than twice or risk public ire.

03 Mar 2017


Sweden re-introduces military conscription

The Swedish government has voted to bring back military conscription. According to sources, service will be made compulsory form 1 January 2018.

04 Feb 2017

Donald Trump

Former Norwegian PM detained at US airport over Iran visit

Kjell Magne Bondoevik, who served as Norway's prime minister from 1997-2000 and 2001-05, said he was detained at an airport in the US earlier this week.

19 Aug 2016


Norway's sovereign wealth fund uncertain about UK property prices

Norway's sovereign wealth fund (SWF), one of the Britain's biggest foreign investors, said that it was uncertain about the value of its property investments in the UK.