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Redemption: Bolt rules Oslo


Usain Bolt bounced back from a rare defeat with a track record at the Bislett Games on Thursday in his debut 200 meters of the season.
“I’m not in as bad shape as I thought I was,” Bolt said.

UN plans new formula to turn planet greener

A new United Nations plan to involve all nations in marshalling science to fix environmental problems ranging from toxic chemicals to climate change will be put to the test from Monday at talks in Nai

Malala, ex-Eastern bloc activists up for Nobel Peace Prize


Malala Yousafzai, the shot Pakistani schoolgirl-turned-icon of Taliban resistance, and ex-Eastern bloc activists are among those known to be nominated for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, as the deadline expired today.

Indian couple convicted; father gets 18 months, mother 15

The Indian couple facing criminal charges of child abuse were convicted today by a district court here with the father getting an 18-month jail term and mother being sentenced to 15 months.

Norway child abuse case: Indian couple charged

The Indian couple arrested here in an alleged child abuse case have been charged with ‘gross repeated maltreatment’ of their child for which the prosecution has proposed a minimum sentence of one year and three months for the parents.

Monsoon may fail more often due to climate change: Study

The monsoon is likely to fail more often in the next 200 years threatening food supplies, unless governments agree how to limit climate change, a study showed on Tuesday.

The monsoon rains could coll

Crisis-torn European Union wins 2012 Nobel Peace Prize

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The Nobel Peace Prize was on Friday awarded to the European Union, an institution today wracked by crisis but that is credited with bringing more than half a century of peace to a continent ripped apa

EU wins Nobel Peace Prize for uniting continent

The European Union won the Nobel Peace Prize for its long-term role in uniting the continent, the Norwegian Nobel Committee said on Friday, an award seen as morale boost for the bloc as it struggles to resolve its debtcrisis.

US Embassy in Norway evacuated due to bomb scare

The U.S. Embassy in Norway was evacuated on Tuesday after its security staff found a suspicious object beneath a nearby automobile.

July 22, 2011: the day hell descended on Norway


Norway, known for its tolerance and high living standards, was brutally wrenched out of its serenity on July 22, 2011 by twin attacks that plunged the normally peacful nation into horror.

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.