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Jul 13, 2017
Rex Tillerson says Liu Xiaobo embodied human spirit, urges China to release Nobel laureate's wifeUS Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Thursday mourned the death of Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo and called on the Chinese government to release his wife from house arrest and allow her to leave the country
Jun 12, 2017
Norway govt proposes ban on 'face-covering Muslim veils' in educational institutionsAfter France and the Netherlands, Norway aims to ban face-covering Muslim veils in kindergartens, schools and universities, the government said on Monday
May 02, 2017
Norway billionaire Kjell Inge Rokke reveals plan to give away his fortuneOslo: A Norwegian billionaire announced on Tuesday he wants to contribute to society by giving away the "lion's share" of his fortune, including funds for an oceanographic research vessel for the scientific community.
Jan 10, 2017
Norway prepares for controversial FM radio shutdown in favour of digital platformsNorway on Wednesday will become the first country in the world to start shutting down its FM radio network in favour of digital radio, a bold move watched closely by other countries around Europe.
Dec 23, 2016
India will provide help to the mother whose boy has been taken away by Norway: Sushma SwarajExternal Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said India will provide help on the request of the mother of the boy, who has been taken away by the Norway authorities even as Norwegian embassy here asked for "restraint" in the case, assuring that it is being handled with "complete sensitivity and awareness".
Dec 09, 2016
Kailash Satyarthi writes for Firstpost: From India a strong voice for children will riseBe it the mines, fields, brick kilns, or carpet looms, the condition of children working in them is inhuman and a concerted global effort is needed to protect their childhood, writes Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi in Firstpost.
Oct 07, 2016
Nobel Prize 2016: Peace Prize winner is anyone's guess this yearSyrian rescuers risking all to save war-hit civilians and the brokers of Iran's nuclear deal are among contenders for Friday's Nobel Peace Prize after Colombia's peacemakers fell from pole position. As the annual Nobel prize-giving week reaches its peak, the five-member Norwegian committee will unveil its decision at 0900 GMT, the only one of six awards to be presented in Oslo and the one which traditionally garners the greatest attention.
Oct 04, 2016
Nobel Prize for Yoshinori Ohsumi: Here's what he did to achieve the awardNobel Prize 2016 gives away awards from 3 October on, beginning with the Nobel Medicine Prize awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi of Japan.
Mar 15, 2016
Norwegian terrorist Breivik, accused of slaughtering 77 people, makes Nazi salute in courtRightwing extremist Anders Breivik, who killed 77 people in 2011 in Norway, turned to journalists in court and stretched out his right arm in a Nazi salute
Dec 12, 2014
Norway denies asylum to Mexican who gatecrashed Nobel ceremonyNorwegian authorities have denied the request for political asylum by a young Mexican who interrupted the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony held in Oslo Town Hall.