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Swedish Clubs Sign Qatar Protest, Demands FIFA To Stand Up For Migrant Worker's Rights In World Cup 2022

Nov 19, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Swedish national team has not yet qualified for the FIFA World Cup 2022, but it can still do so via the European playoffs.

Stockholm Tennis Open: Andy Murray Beats Jannik Sinner To Reach Quarterfinals

Nov 11, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

It was Andy Murray's second victory over a top-10 opponent in the past two weeks. He will next face Tommy Paul.

Stockholm Tennis Open: Andy Murray Beat Viktor Durasovic, Sets Up Match Vs Jannik Sinner

Andy Murray saved a set point before closing it out on his third match point in the Stockholm Open.

Tanzanian Abdulrazak Gurnah Wins Nobel Prize For Literature

Oct 07, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Abdulrazak Gurnah, who recently retired as a professor of post-colonial literature at the University of Kent, got the call from the Swedish Academy in the kitchen of his home in southeast England.

Nobel Panel To Announce 2021 Prize For Chemistry

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences will announce the recipient at about 11:45 a.m. (0945 GMT; 5:45 a.m. EDT).

08 October, 2020

American Poet Louise Glück Wins Nobel Literature Prize


Louise Glück's poetry is “characterized by a striving for clarity," often focusing on childhood and family life, and close relationship with parents and siblings, it said.

08 October, 2020

Panel To Announce Nobel Prize For Literature Today, After Years Of Tumult


Authors often mentioned as contenders include Kenya's Ngugi Wa Thiong'o, Canadian poet Anne Carson and Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami.

11 December, 2019

Abhijit Banerjee Turns Up In Dhoti, Esther Duflo In Saree At Nobel Prize Ceremony

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On Tuesday, Abhijit Banerjee became only the second Indian to receive Nobel Prize in Economics.

09 December, 2019

Amartya Sen's Bicycle, Malala Yousufzai's Shawl, Kailash Satyarthi's Kurta: The Stories Of Artefacts At Nobel Museum

Mirza Arif Beg

On December 10, Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Cremar will be honoured at the Stockholm Concert Hall, and all eyes are now set on what this year's laureates will be gifting the museum.

26 November, 2019

'Treat Them The Way They Want To Be Treated': What India Can Learn From Sweden's Fight Against Dementia Diseases

Mirza Arif Beg

Founded by Queen Sylvia in 1996, Silviahemmet aims to contribute to the highest possible quality of life for those suffering from dementia in Sweden and abroad.

10 October, 2019

Olga Tokarczuk Wins 2018 Literature Nobel, Peter Handke Wins 2019 Award

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The Nobel Prize for Literature was postponed last year after a sexual harassment scandal left the institution paralysed.


08 October, 2019

2019 Nobel Prize In Physics Awarded For Work On Understanding Evolution Of Universe

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Three scientists will share the 9-million kronor (USD 918,000) cash award, a gold medal and a diploma.

17 June, 2019

Number Of Nuclear Warheads In World Declines, But Nations Modernising Arsenals: Report

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All nuclear weapon-possessing countries are modernising these arms - and China, India and Pakistan are also increasing the size of their arsenals.

13 May, 2019

Julian Assange: Swedish Prosecutors To Announce Their Decision On Rape Case

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Assange, who denies the charges, has avoided extradition to Sweden for seven years after seeking refuge at the Ecuadorean embassy in London in 2012.

13 April, 2019

Julian Assange Rape Probe May Be Reopened, Says Sweden

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Assange was accused of rape and other sexual offences, against two women, following a WikiLeaks conference in Stockholm in 2010.

29 November, 2018

Air India Plane Hits Building At Stockholm Airport

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It occurred at 5:45 pm (1645 GMT), about 50 meters (yards) from Terminal 5, the main terminal for international flights.

08 October, 2018

William Nordhaus, Paul Romer Win 2018 Nobel Prize For Economics

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The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences is awarded in memory of Swedish philanthropist Alfred Nobel.


01 October, 2018

Man At Centre Of Nobel Literature Scandal Convicted Of Rape

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Judge Gudrun Antemar said the role of the court was to decide whether the prosecutor had proven the charges beyond a reasonable doubt.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz