Norway

Norwegian woman summits ninth mountain in pursuit of 'super peaks' record

Last week, Sanu Sherpa, from Nepal, became the first person to complete the double summit of all 14 super peaks after reaching the top of Gasherbrum II.

published on : 29th July 2022

Indian U-17 women's football team assistant coach suspended following allegation of  'miscoduct'

According to the source, head coach Thomas Dennerby himself was a witness to the "incident" and it was he, who immediately informed the AIFF. 

published on : 30th June 2022

Oslo gay bar shooting: Norway Police arrest 'Islamist terror' suspect

Despite the city's Pride march being called off, thousands spontaneously gathered to march through the Norwegian capital in a display of unity also seen at Pride marches across Europe.

published on : 26th June 2022

Praggnanandhaa wins title in Norway Chess Open

R Praggnanandhaa emerged winner in the Norway Chess Group A open chess tournament here with 7.5 points from nine rounds.

published on : 11th June 2022

Norway Chess: Viswanathan Anand beats Aryan Tari in final round; settles for third place

Viswanathan Anand won the Armageddon encounter against Aryan Tari after the classical match finished in a 22-move draw.

published on : 11th June 2022

Norway Chess: Viswanathan Anand loses to Shakhriyar Mamedyarov; Magnus Carlsen surges ahead

Viswanathan Anand slipped to third with 13 points at the conclusion of the eighth and penultimate round.

published on : 10th June 2022

Norway Chess: Anand claims another win over world champion Carlsen; leads standings 

In Armageddon, the 52-year-old Anand recreated the magic of old when he stunned Carlsen to post a win in 50 moves. 

published on : 6th June 2022

Norway Chess: Anand's winning run ends, but still in joint lead with Carlsen

The 52-year-old former world champion now shares the lead with Magnus Carlsen on 8.5 points each. The regular Classical game between Anand and So ended in a draw in 28 moves. 

published on : 4th June 2022

Norway chess: No stopping Anand, remains on top after third straight win 

The 52-year-old Anand won the Armageddon (sudden death game) early on Friday after the regular classical match was drawn after 39 moves.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Norway chess: Anand posts second straight win in Classical event, takes lead

The 52-year-old Anand trumped his opponent in 36 moves in the battle of the veterans to make it two out of two after the second round late on Wednesday. 

published on : 2nd June 2022

Anand beats Vachier-Lagrave in Norway Chess tournament

The win over the French player late on Tuesday enabled the Indian GM to gain 3 points.

published on : 1st June 2022

Anand beats Carlsen in blitz event of Norway Chess, finishes fourth 

The Indian GM started with a win over Aryan Tari (Norway) in the blitz before drawing with So in round two. 

published on : 31st May 2022

Russia-Ukraine war surges Norway's oil, gas profit. Now, it's urged to help

As the money pours in, Europe's second-biggest natural gas supplier is fending off accusations that it's profiting from the war in Ukraine.

published on : 28th May 2022

Norway FA president Lise Klaveness thinks Qatar should have decriminalised homosexuality before selling tickets

Qatar and FIFA have consistently said taking the World Cup to the country has accelerated positive changes in the nation's laws and society.

published on : 1st April 2022

Norwegian skiers, other Olympic hopefuls positive for ​COVID-19

Norwegian cross-country manager Espen Bjervig said in a video call their participation in the Olympics was uncertain.

published on : 27th January 2022

Talks with Taliban begin in Norway 

Taliban representatives are also meeting with women's rights activists and human rights defenders from Afghanistan and from the Afghan diaspora.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Taliban to hold meeting in Norway next week

Norwegian Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeldt stressed that the visit was “not a legitimation or recognition of the Taliban. But we must talk to those who in practice govern the country today.”

published on : 21st January 2022

Norwegian mass killer Breivik appears before parole hearing

A decade ago, the Norwegian mass killer was sentenced to 21 years in prison for a bombing in Oslo and an armed rampage on the island of Utøya.

published on : 18th January 2022

Rani Mukherji's 'Mrs Chatterjee Vs Norway' to release in May 2022

Billed as an untold story about a journey of a mother's battle against an entire country, the movie is based on a true incident that rocked children and human rights at an international level.

published on : 7th December 2021

Norway reports large outbreak of omicron variant infections

On Wednesday the city of Oslo urged people who visited two restaurants in the capital to be tested. One reportedly was where the Christmas party was held.On Wednesday the city of Oslo urged people who

published on : 2nd December 2021
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