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Champions League: Chelsea Inch Closer To Knockouts After Defeating Malmo 1-0

Nov 03, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Hakim Ziyech's early goal was enough for Chelsea to eliminate host Malmo from the Champions League.

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.


Gimme Gimme Gimme... More Of ABBA: Revisiting ABBA's Top 5 Hits and Their History

On the heels of the comeback announcement of the Swedish supergroup ABBA, we revisit some of the band’s iconic songs, and trace their journey of becoming one of the most iconic bands in the history of pop music.

‘Mamma Mia!’: Fans Cant Keep Calm As ABBA Announce Return After 40 Years

Sep 03, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The forthcoming album ‘Voyage,’ to be released Nov. 5, is a follow-up to 1981's ‘The Visitors,’ which until now had been the swan song of the Swedish supergroup.


Recovery From Pandemic Should Be Sustainable To Address Climate Change: Mattias Frumerie

Mattias Frumerie shares with Outlook’s Lola Nayar how carbon taxes and stimulus can play a significant role in shaping India's green recovery.

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05 February, 2021

Russia Expels Diplomats From Sweden, Poland And Germany For Attending Pro-Navalny Rally

Associated Press (AP)

They were required to leave Russia 'in the nearest future,' a ministry statement said.


05 February, 2021

Study Reveals Which Covid-19 Patients Are At High Risk Of Dying

Outlook Web Bureau

The study clearly shows that cardiac arrest and Covid-19 is a very lethal combination


04 February, 2021

Delhi Police File FIR Against Greta Thunberg, She Says 'I Still Stand With Farmers'

Outlook Web Bureau

Greta Thunberg has been accused of 'criminal conspiracy and promoting enmity on grounds of religion'.


01 December, 2020

Sweden Mother Suspected Of Locking Up Son In Apartment For 28 Years, Held

Associated Press (AP)

The son who is now 41-year-old, was found by a relative who then alerted authorities


27 November, 2020

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Sweden comeback edges closer as FIFA reveals European World Cup pots

Stats Perform

Belgium and reigning champions France head Europe's list of top-seeded teams for World Cup qualifying - and they may have to face a Sweden side with Zlatan.


09 October, 2020

UN World Food Programme Awarded 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

Associated Press (AP)

The Rome-based organisation provided assistance to almost 100 million people in 88 countries around the world last year.


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08 October, 2020

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

PTI

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


07 October, 2020

Emmanuelle Charpentier, Jennifer Doudna Receive 2020 Nobel Prize In Chemistry For Genome Editing

PTI

The prestigious award comes with a gold medal and prize money of 10 million krona (more than $1.1 million)


21 September, 2020

Covid-19: The Temporary Shock And The Permanent Change

Anindya

The permanence of change is not so much of a function of the crisis itself but more a response to address the existing inefficiencies that get highlighted during these shock events.


29 August, 2020

Sweden's Malmo City Sees Riots After Quran Burning By Far-right Activists

Associated Press (AP)

The violence followed the burning of a Quran on Friday afternoon near a predominantly migrant neighbourhood, that was carried out by far-right activists and filmed and posted online.


01 May, 2020

Missing Pakistan Journalist Found Dead In Sweden

AFP

Sajid Hussain was the chief editor of the Baluchistan Times, an online magazine he had set up, in which he wrote about drug trafficking, forced disappearances and a long-running insurgency.


11 December, 2019

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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


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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.


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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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