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Bolt escapes unhurt in a minor car crash


June 11th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica) June 11, (IANS/CMC) Double sprint world record holder Usain Bolt escaped injury after he was involved in a minor car crash here in the Jamaican capital.The Olympic champion crashed ... Read more...

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Strongest earthquake in years hits northwest of Norway, no damage


May 25th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by BNO News
OSLO, NORWAY (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck the Norwegian Sea northwest of Norway on late Thursday evening, making it one of the strongest tremors to hit the region in recent ... Read more...

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Sweden finds possible debris from missing Norwegian plane


March 17th, 2012 - 4:58 am ICT by BNO News
OSLO, Norway (BNO NEWS) -- Swedish forces on late Friday afternoon discovered possible debris from a Norwegian military transport plane which went missing over the Scandinavian Mountains on Thursday, officials said.The Norwegian ... Read more...

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Kerala woos tourists from Scandinavian countries


November 20th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 20 (IANS) In a marketing strategy to rev up the dwindling receipts from global tourism, Kerala unfolded a range of products and packages to woo more tourists from ... Read more...

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Kanye West falls onstage in Norway


August 12th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oslo, Norway, Aug 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rapper Kanye West fell on stage during a performance in Norway. The singer was entertaining fans during a concert in Bergen when he fell. It took ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Big B hopes for peace gadget!


July 25th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The terror attacks in Norway have made megastar Amitabh Bachchan wonder if science and technology can come up with a device that can remove ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

PNB mulls Rs.100 crore investment in proposed arm


July 6th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) The public sector Punjab National Bank (PNB) Wednesday said it is planning to invest around Rs.100 crore in its proposed Canadian subsidiary that is awaiting regulatory ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Norwegian paper says it has access to over 250,000 Wikileaks documents


December 24th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by BNO News
OSLO, NORWAY (BNO NEWS) --Norwegian daily newspaper Aftenposten says it has been able to access over 250,000 Wikileaks documents, including diplomatic cables.Ole Erik Almlid, Aftenposten news editor, said the paper has not ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Nobel prize ceremony of Chinese dissident: India undecided


December 3rd, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) With Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao set to visit India this month, New Delhi remains undecided whether to attend the Oslo ceremony to award Nobel Peace prize to ... Read more...

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‘Telehealth’ monitoring system to send body organs’ updates to your phone


October 9th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): A new type of wireless body area network (BAN) has been unveiled that can keep a check on the function of vital body organs and warn the patients ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Finland-based Iran diplomat ‘defects’ in protest against regime


September 11th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.11 (ANI): An Iranian diplomat based in Finland has reportedly defected after quitting his job in protest at the Islamic Republic's treatment of its citizens. Hossein Alizadeh said he was the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hindus laud Norway’s Oya Music Festival for environment friendliness


August 16th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug 16 (ANI): Hindus have applauded Norway's Oya Festival (Oyafestivalen) for being a sustainable and green festival in an environmentally friendly zone, calling it "a step in the right direction".Noted ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China to have its first gay beauty pageant


January 11th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 11 (IANS) China will be witnessing its first gay beauty pageant Friday, an organiser said, adding "the gay community is here and it's healthy, sexy, trendy". Gayographic, Beijing's only gay PR ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Will Smith’s Daughter Willow Smith Accompanies Her Parents To The Nobel Prize Ceremony


December 12th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec.12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Willow Smith, the 9 year old daughter of Hollywood actor Will Smith, attended the Nobel Prize ceremony which took place at the City Hall in Oslo, Norway. ... Read more...

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Will Smith vows to watch his dumbness at Nobel Peace Prize Concert!


December 11th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): Will Smith has vowed to keep a check on his 'dumbness' when he presents at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo, Norway with his wife Jada ... Read more...

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Obama receives 2009 Nobel Peace Prize, justifies war for peace at times


December 10th, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
Oslo (Norway), Dec.10 (ANI): The United States President, Barack Obama, on Thursday accepted the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize in a special award ceremony"I receive this honor with deep gratitude and ... Read more...

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Obama arrives at Oslo to receive Nobel Award


December 10th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Oslo (Norway), Dec 10 (ANI): U.S President Barack Obama arrived here on Thursday to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.Obama is the third sitting American President to acquire the honour.Earlier, Theodore Roosevelt ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama wins Nobel Peace Prize for 2009


October 9th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Oslo (Norway), Oct.9 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama has been surprisingly given the Nobel Peace Prize for 2009 for his extraordinary efforts in strengthening international diplomacy and for taking landmark ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Exercise beats shockwaves for chronic shoulder pain


September 16th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 16 (ANI): Supervised exercise helps ease chronic shoulder pain better than sound shockwave treatment, a new study suggests.In the study, published in the online British Medical Journal, team of researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nearly 62 mn Indians live in slums: Selja


August 28th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Nearly 62 million Indians live in slums and the government is working to ensure them social justice and empowerment, Housing and Poverty Alleviation Minister Kumari Selja said ... Read more...

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Focus of poverty is shifting to cities: Selja


August 27th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IBNS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IBNS) The Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation & Tourism, Selja Thursday said that what is striking in the trends of urbanization in developing countries is that ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kumari Selja to leave for Oslo today


August 26th, 2009 - 11:13 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 26 (ANI): Union Minister of Tourism and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja will leave for Oslo, Norway today to attend meeting of the board of governors on ... Read more...

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Selja headed to Norway for tourism roadshows


August 25th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) A series of "Incredible India" roadshows will be held for the first time in the Scandinavian countries to promote India as a tourist destination and Tourism ... Read more...

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Kashmir ‘cornerstone’ of Pak foreign policy : Gilani


August 21st, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.21 (ANI): Terming the Kashmir issue as a 'cornerstone' of country's foreign policy, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said his government is 'vigorously' pursuing the issue.Speaking in the ... Read more...

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PPP will not comprise with India on Kashmir issue: Pak Minister


August 19th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Oslo (Norway), Aug.19 (ANI): Pakistan's Minister for Kashmir Affairs, Qamar Zaman Kaira, today said that neither his country nor the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party would compromise with India on the Kashmir ... Read more...

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Common variation in a gene may lead to structural changes in the brain


August 18th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 18 (ANI): Common variations in a gene behind Retts Syndrome, autism, and mental retardation have been found to be linked with differences in brain structure in both healthy individuals and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rebecca Loos, partner welcome baby boy


July 21st, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): English model Rebecca Loos has become a proud mother of a baby boy.The 32-year-old beauty gave birth to her first child with Norwegian doctor Sven Christjar Skaiaa ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Government inefficiency places people in coastal zones at risk from tsunamis


July 11th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): A team of international experts has determined that governments have largely failed to seriously implement integrated management in coastal zones, placing people at risk of disasters such as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

As coastal cities expand, quality of life deteriorates there


July 11th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 11 (IANS) Expansion of coastal cities is accompanied by a decline in the quality of life of the people, says a new study. Many megacities such as Tokyo (population 36 ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Norwegian referee scoffs at Chelsea fans’ threats


May 9th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 9 (ANI): Penalty row Norwegian referee Tom Henning Ovrebo has scoffed at Chelsea fans' death threats, insisting: "I'm not scared." According to The Sun, the dad of three, who ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sri Lanka condemns attack on its Oslo embassy


April 13th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 13 (IANS) Sri Lanka Monday "strongly condemned" the attack on its embassy in Oslo, Norway, by suspected Tamil protesters, causing extensive damage to the mission, a government statement here said. Nobody ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Saregama Introduces The Strangely Familiar Pop Sound Of The Year


March 30th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Something Sally's long awaited debut album, released last year in Norway, is released in India this month - March 09. The album is titled "Familiar Strangers" and when you listen to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Study finds no definitive role of diets in rheumatoid arthritis treatment


January 28th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 28 (ANI): A new review of 15 studies has found that there is no definitive evidence that changing ones diet can help treat rheumatoid arthritis, a disease in which ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Johansson urges people to note peace is real victory


December 13th, 2008 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson is urging the world to take note of Nobel laureate Martti Ahtisaari's pioneering meditation techniques because she's convinced they can solve world problems.The actress ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Somali pirates have collected 150 million dollars over past year


November 22nd, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Nairobi, Nov.22 (ANI): Kenyas Foreign Minister Moses Wetangula has clamed that Somali pirates have collected over 150 million dollars in ransoms over the past year, and appealed to ship owners not ... Read more...

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