Oslo, June 14 (IANS/CMC) Olympic champion Usain Bolt rebounded from a 100m defeat last week to produce a dominant performance to win the 200 metres at the Bislett Diamond League here. Bolt streaked away from the field on the home straight to win comfortably Thursday with a world leading time of 19.79 seconds, his first competitive race of the season over the distance
Oslo, May 15 (IANS) Norway welcomed India and five other countries after they secured permanent observer status in the inter-governmental forum Arctic Council Wednesday. In a Twitter posting, Norwegian Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide extended his welcome to Japan, South Korea, China, India, Singapore and Italy as observers, Xinhua reported. Eide described as "a major breakthrough" the decision taken by the eight-member Arctic Council to have six new observers.
Oslo, April 20 (IANS) It seems actress-singer Selena Gomez and pop star Justin Bieber have talked out their differences and are together again.
Oslo, April 20 (IANS) Singer-actress Selena Gomez was seen arriving here from Los Angeles, where ex-boyfriend is also staying. This has led to speculations of a patch-up between them. Gomez came here Thursday
Oslo, March 22 (IANS) A Norwegian woman has been kidnapped in the Sinai desert in Egypt, the country's foreign ministry said Friday. "We can confirm that a Norwegian citizen has been abducted in Egypt," Xinhua quoted Svein Michelsen, a spokesman for the Norwegian foreign ministry, as saying in a statement. While travelling in a car between two tourist destinations -- Nuweiba and Dahab -- the Norwegian woman and an Israeli Arab man were stopped by gunmen suspected to be armed Bedouin tribesmen, according to the Norwegian-language newspaper Aftenposten.
Oslo, March 8 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica's national goalkeeper Duwayne Kerr has moved to top division football in Norway after signing a deal with one of the country's leading clubs.
Oslo, Feb 10 (IANS) An iPhone app, known as iDichotic, places psychological testing at your fingertips, yielding results as reliable as lab tests, says a new study. Dichotic listening, a lab test, indicates which side of the brain is most active during language processing. The iPhone app was launched in 2011.
Oslo, Dec 29 (IANS) An 11-year-old boy from southern Norway's Telemark county has died of swine flu, a media report said. Citing Norwegian-language newspaper Aftenposten, Xinhua said the boy was seriously ill for two weeks before being transferred from a hospital in Porsgrunn to the Riks Hospital in Oslo. A doctor confirmed that the boy died of influenza A caused by the H1N1 virus.
Oslo, Dec 10 (IANS/EFE) The representatives of the European community institutions Sunday defended the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the European Union after six decades of stability on the continent.
Oslo, Oct 24 (IANS) Retired Norwegian cyclist Steffen Kjaergaard admitted that he had used performance-enhancing drugs during his cycling career. At a press conference here Tuesday, Kjaergaard said he did not tell the truth for nearly 15 years about what he called the "dark days" of his past, reports Xinhua. "My career started in