Rio de Janeiro, Jan 31 (IANS) Brazil and Sweden will meet in an international friendly football match in Switzerland Aug 14. The match, to be played at St
Canberra, Jan 30 (IANS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will run for a Senate seat in the 2013 Australian federal election, Assange's mother said Wednesday. "He will be awesome," Xinhua quoted Christine Assange as telling the Australian Associated Press.
London, Jan 28 (IANS) A Swedish man will stand trial for manslaughter for allegedly killing his German girlfriend during a brutal sex game, a media report said Monday. The 28-year-old German woman exchange student was hit over 100 times with a wooden blackboard pointer by the 31-year-old man at his home in Umea in northern Sweden in October 2012, the Daily Mail reported
Sydney, Jan 25 (IANS) Despite all the hype over global warming, astronomers say that the universe has actually cooled down just the way the Big Bang theory predicts. The Big Bang is an explosion of dense matter that, according to current cosmological theories, marked the origin of our universe. Using the Commonwealth Scientific Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Australia Telescope Compact Array in New South Wales, a team from Sweden, France, Germany and Australia has measured how warm the Universe was when it was half its current age
Stockholm, Jan 21 (IANS) Nanowires could pave the way for more efficient and cheaper solar cells, new research from Sweden says. "Our findings are the first to show that it really is possible to use nanowires to manufacture solar cells," says Magnus Borgstrom, researcher in semiconductor physics at Sweden's Lund University, who led the study.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 20 (IANS) Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Sunday said he would create a sculpture of Lord Ganesh on snow in Japan next month. "I am the only artist from India to have been selected to participate in the 40th International Snow Sculpture Contest that will start from Feb 3-8 at Sopporo, one of the largest cities in Japan," Pattnaik told IANS Sunday. Artists from 12 other countries including Indonesia, Singapore, Sweden, Thailand, Taiwan, Daejeon (Korea), New Zealand, Hawaii, Portland (US), Malaysia, Finland and Chile are expected to participate, he said
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) India needs to accelerate the rate of growth of foreign tourist arrivals, Union Tourism Minister K. Chiranjeevi said Saturday.
Stockholm, Jan 18 (IANS) Middle-aged women cope with burnout, which is caused by a prolonged exposure to stress, in different ways, says a Swedish study. Burnout involves emotional, physical and mental exhaustion, manifesting as poor sleep, depression, anxiety, even cardiovascular and immune disorders among other symptoms. Contrary to a previous study showing burnout to be stable over time, researchers from the Karolinska Institute, Sweden, were able demonstrate that women respond to and cope with burnout in different ways, the Journal of Women's Health reports.
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Tata Consultancy Services has entered into a long-term agreement with global mobile communications leader Nokia to help transform its IT landscape, the company announced here Thursday.
An over zealous cleaning woman in Sweden took an empty commuter train for a joyride, and ended up crashing it into the side of an apartment building