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New Delhi, Hyderabad drop 18 positions in Global Smart City Index; Singapore tops
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New Delhi, Hyderabad drop 18 positions in Global Smart City Index; Singapore tops

Among other Indian cities, Bengaluru and Mumbai were degraded as well where respondents said city administration needs to focus on the problem of air pollution

America's peace deal with Taliban conditions-based agreement, first step towards political solution to end war, says US Defence Secretary Mark Esper
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America's peace deal with Taliban conditions-based agreement, first step towards political solution to end war, says US Defence Secretary Mark Esper

Mark Esper reiterated that this is an important first step towards a political solution to end the war in Afghanistan

US-Taliban peace deal hits first roadblock as Ashraf Ghani says he won't free prisoners belonging to militant group
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US-Taliban peace deal hits first roadblock as Ashraf Ghani says he won't free prisoners belonging to militant group

The US-Taliban deal is seen as a historic opportunity to extricate the United States from Afghanistan, a nation convulsed by conflict since the Soviet invasion in December 1979.

Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace Prize 2019 for ending stand-off with Eritrea
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Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace Prize 2019 for ending stand-off with Eritrea

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for his peacemaking efforts with Eritrea, The prize, worth nine million Swedish crowns, or around $900,000, will be presented in Oslo on 10 December

Oya 2019: Sights and sounds from Oslo's music festival, with lessons for Indian organisers
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Oya 2019: Sights and sounds from Oslo's music festival, with lessons for Indian organisers

Oya Festival in Oslo is widely regarded as one of the best in Europe. Its line-ups, like those of Primavera Sound in Barcelona, continue to amaze fans year after year.

Norway mosque shooting: Police take into custody suspect in firing on Al-Noor Islamic Centre
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Norway mosque shooting: Police take into custody suspect in firing on Al-Noor Islamic Centre

A gunman armed with multiple weapons opened fire in a mosque near Oslo on Saturday

EU, UN condemn Israel's controversial demolition of Palestinian buildings near Jerusalem; 24 people displaced, says report
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EU, UN condemn Israel's controversial demolition of Palestinian buildings near Jerusalem; 24 people displaced, says report

Israel said on Tuesday that a total of 12 Palestinian buildings it considered illegally constructed were demolished in a controversial operation.

Diamond League: Indian javelin thrower Shivpal Singh finishes eighth; Germany's Johannes Vetter clinches gold
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Diamond League: Indian javelin thrower Shivpal Singh finishes eighth; Germany's Johannes Vetter clinches gold

In his first Diamond League appearance, Indian javelin thrower and Asian Games silver medallist Shivpal Singh finished at the eighth spot here in Oslo, Norway

Moscow expresses concern over Norway's decision to station US troops for defence purposes near border
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Moscow expresses concern over Norway's decision to station US troops for defence purposes near border

Moscow criticised Norway's plans to ask Washington to double the number of US troops stationed in the country and deploy them nearer the border with Russia

FIFA World Cup 2018: Panama national team's hotel rooms raided during international friendly against Norway
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Panama national team's hotel rooms raided during international friendly against Norway

The Panama national team's hotel rooms were robbed as they took on Norway in an international friendly in Oslo. The total value of objects stolen is $62,000.

Rex Tillerson says Liu Xiaobo embodied human spirit, urges China to release Nobel laureate's wife
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Rex Tillerson says Liu Xiaobo embodied human spirit, urges China to release Nobel laureate's wife

US 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

Norway govt proposes ban on 'face-covering Muslim veils' in educational institutions
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Norway govt proposes ban on 'face-covering Muslim veils' in educational institutions

After France and the Netherlands, Norway aims to ban face-covering Muslim veils in kindergartens, schools and universities, the government said on Monday

Norway billionaire Kjell Inge Rokke reveals plan to give away his fortune
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Norway billionaire Kjell Inge Rokke reveals plan to give away his fortune

Oslo: 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.

Norway prepares for controversial FM radio shutdown in favour of digital platforms
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Norway prepares for controversial FM radio shutdown in favour of digital platforms

Norway 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.

India will provide help to the mother whose boy has been taken away by Norway: Sushma Swaraj
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India will provide help to the mother whose boy has been taken away by Norway: Sushma Swaraj

External 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".

Nobel Prize 2016: Peace Prize winner is anyone's guess this year
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Nobel Prize 2016: Peace Prize winner is anyone's guess this year

Syrian 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.

Nobel Prize for Yoshinori Ohsumi: Here's what he did to achieve the award
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Nobel Prize for Yoshinori Ohsumi: Here's what he did to achieve the award

Nobel Prize 2016 gives away awards from 3 October on, beginning with the Nobel Medicine Prize awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi of Japan.

Norwegian terrorist Breivik, accused of slaughtering 77 people, makes Nazi salute in court
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Norwegian terrorist Breivik, accused of slaughtering 77 people, makes Nazi salute in court

Rightwing 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

Norway denies asylum to Mexican who gatecrashed Nobel ceremony
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Norway denies asylum to Mexican who gatecrashed Nobel ceremony

Norwegian authorities have denied the request for political asylum by a young Mexican who interrupted the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony held in Oslo Town Hall.

Photos: India's Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai's Nobel moment
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Photos: India's Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai's Nobel moment

Nobel Peace Prize winners Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India, right, wave to people from a balcony of their hotel before attending the Nobel Banquet in Oslo, Norwa. AP