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  • Instagram influencers react to new Norway law mandating disclosure of edited photos Jul 06, 2021 04:56 PM IST

    Instagram influencers react to new Norway law mandating disclosure of edited photos

    The Norway government website states: “Among other things, a duty is introduced to mark retouched or otherwise manipulated advertising when this means that the person's body in the advertisements deviates from reality in terms of body shape, size, and skin.”

  • Nordic countries experience heatwave, Finland records highest temperature for June: Report Jul 06, 2021 03:12 PM IST

    Nordic countries experience heatwave, Finland records highest temperature for June: Report

    Finland's national meteorological institute recorded its highest temperature for June since records began in 1844.

  • Norway prime minister Erna Solberg fined by police over virus rules violation Apr 09, 2021 02:13 PM IST

    Norway prime minister Erna Solberg fined by police over virus rules violation

    The fine is for 20,000 Norwegian crowns ($2,352) police chief Ole Saeverud told a news conference.

  • COVID-19 Update | Three health workers who received AstraZeneca vaccine treated for blood clots, Norway says Mar 13, 2021 10:24 PM IST

    COVID-19 Update | Three health workers who received AstraZeneca vaccine treated for blood clots, Norway says

    Before Denmark’s and Norway’s move, Austria stopped using a batch of AstraZeneca shots while investigating a death from coagulation disorders and an illness from a pulmonary embolism.

  • Norway suspends Rolls-Royce asset sale on security grounds Mar 09, 2021 05:04 PM IST

    Norway suspends Rolls-Royce asset sale on security grounds

    Norway’s NSM security agency is assessing the 150 million euro ($178 million) sale of Bergen Engines to a company controlled by Russia’s TMH Group, the ministry said.

  • 23 senior citizens die soon after taking Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in Norway Jan 16, 2021 04:08 PM IST

    23 senior citizens die soon after taking Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in Norway

    Both Pfizer and BioNTech are coordinating with the Norwegian drugs regulator to ascertain the cause behind the deaths of the 23 elderly persons and the former has said that the incident is not alarming and “in line with expectations."

  • Norway's Orkla to acquire Eastern Condiments, merge with arm MTR Foods Sep 04, 2020 03:03 PM IST

    Norway's Orkla to acquire Eastern Condiments, merge with arm MTR Foods

    The transaction which values the Kerala based firm at Rs 2,000 crore will result in Orkla picking up nearly 68 per cent stake through its wholly owned subsidiary MTR Foods

  • Amid COVID-19 outbreak, world's largest sovereign wealth fund reports $21 billion loss Aug 19, 2020 10:45 AM IST

    Amid COVID-19 outbreak, world's largest sovereign wealth fund reports $21 billion loss

    Norway’s $1.15 trillion wealth fund expects more turmoil on financial markets as the world continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Researchers trying to identify COVID-19 case from cough sounds Jul 24, 2020 07:45 PM IST

    Researchers trying to identify COVID-19 case from cough sounds

    A mobile App has been developed by Norway-India Partnership Initiative, in which people who are not infected by the virus are recording their cough sound, while researchers have collected such sounds from COVID-19 patients.

  • Ebay sells classifieds business to Norway's Adevinta in $9.2 billion deal Jul 21, 2020 02:20 PM IST

    Ebay sells classifieds business to Norway's Adevinta in $9.2 billion deal

    Ebay will receive $2.5 billion in cash and 540 million shares of Adevinta, making it the largest shareholder with a 44 percent stake of the pro forma company, they said.

  • World's largest wealth fund blacklists Glencore, other giants over coal use May 13, 2020 08:22 PM IST

    World's largest wealth fund blacklists Glencore, other giants over coal use

    Norway's parliament agreed in June 2019 to toughen existing limits on coal investments by the world's largest fund by excluding firms that mined more than 20 million tonnes of coal a year or generated more than 10 gigawatts of power from coal.

  • India, Norway ink 4 MoUs in field of research, higher education Feb 04, 2020 02:55 PM IST

    India, Norway ink 4 MoUs in field of research, higher education

    The agreements were signed here during the visit of a delegation of prominent education and research institutions from Norway led by Director-General, Anne Line Wold, Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research.

  • Woman stranded on desolate Norway road rescued, thanks to Tinder Jan 27, 2020 06:55 PM IST

    Woman stranded on desolate Norway road rescued, thanks to Tinder

    The stranded woman's friend came up with the idea of joining Tinder to find a match in one of the locals of the area.

  • No snow in winter? Norwegians make it instead Jan 24, 2020 04:40 PM IST

    No snow in winter? Norwegians make it instead

    The Institute's modelling forecasts forests around Oslo may see just 50 days of snow deeper than 30 cm in 2050, down from 80 days today and 140 days in 1900 - a slump it puts down to climate change.

  • Telenor picks Ericsson for Norway 5G, abandoning Huawei Dec 13, 2019 01:56 PM IST

    Telenor picks Ericsson for Norway 5G, abandoning Huawei

    Fearing high-tech espionage, and battling with China over trade, the United States has pushed NATO allies such as Norway to exclude Huawei from lucrative 5G deals, and the Norwegian security services also warned against the firm.

  • Norway creates world record for selling more electric vehicles than petrol, diesel cars Apr 11, 2019 05:08 PM IST

    Norway creates world record for selling more electric vehicles than petrol, diesel cars

    The Norwegian government exempted electric engines from the taxes.

  • Now dine beneath the Norwegian sea: Europe's first underwater restaurant opens in Norway Mar 23, 2019 04:36 PM IST

    Now dine beneath the Norwegian sea: Europe's first underwater restaurant opens in Norway

    The overall demeanour of the restaurant is light and airy, with the custom oak furniture warming up the place maintaining the balance between the exterior sea bed and the interior.

  • World's biggest sovereign wealth fund to decide on dumping oil Mar 08, 2019 09:50 AM IST

    World's biggest sovereign wealth fund to decide on dumping oil

    While the decision is said to be based solely on financial considerations and not on the environment or climate change, a divestment by an investor worth more than USD 1 trillion would be a major blow to polluting fossil fuels.

  • India, Norway sign first joint initiative to combat marine pollution Feb 12, 2019 08:05 AM IST

    India, Norway sign first joint initiative to combat marine pollution

    The letter was signed by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) establishing the initiative with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a statement from the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) said.

  • India, Norway agree to closely collaborate on SDGs, ocean economy Jan 08, 2019 04:47 PM IST

    India, Norway agree to closely collaborate on SDGs, ocean economy

    The two countries also signed an MoU for holding an India-Norway Ocean Dialogue.

  • PM Modi holds talks with Norwegian PM Erna Solberg Jan 08, 2019 01:10 PM IST

    PM Modi holds talks with Norwegian PM Erna Solberg

    Erna Solberg, who arrived here on January 7, was accorded a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan this morning.

  • India, Pakistan big enough countries to decrease tensions without help from outside: Norway PM Solberg Jan 07, 2019 10:19 PM IST

    India, Pakistan big enough countries to decrease tensions without help from outside: Norway PM Solberg

    Solberg made the remarks during a media interaction after the inauguration of a new green compound at the Royal Norwegian Embassy.

  • Norway's $1 tn sovereign fund to beef up scrutiny on sustainability, ocean pollution Sep 05, 2018 06:06 PM IST

    Norway's $1 tn sovereign fund to beef up scrutiny on sustainability, ocean pollution

    The fund invests the revenues of Norway's oil and gas production and is a global investor with stakes in some 9,000 companies across 72 countries.

  • India to join Norway in WTO case against US on steel, aluminium duties Jun 28, 2018 10:31 PM IST

    India to join Norway in WTO case against US on steel, aluminium duties

    In May, India has already dragged the US to the World Trade Organisations dispute settlement mechanism over the imposition of these import duties.

  • Suven Life gets product patents from New Zealand, Norway May 22, 2018 12:13 PM IST

    Suven Life gets product patents from New Zealand, Norway

    These patents are valid till 2034 and 2027, respectively, the company said in a BSE filing.

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