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Sweden Recommends Fourth COVID Vaccine Dose To Older People

For most of the pandemic, Sweden has stood out among European nations for its comparatively hands-off response.

14 February 2022

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.


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.


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

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

03 November 2021

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

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.


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

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

05 February 2021

Tanzanian Abdulrazak Gurnah Wins Nobel Prize For Literature

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.

07 October 2021

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

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

05 February 2021

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04 February 2021
Delhi Police File FIR Against Greta Thunberg, She Says 'I Still Stand With Farmers'

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

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

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

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

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

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

UN World Food Programme Awarded 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

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


08 October 2020
Panel To Announce Nobel Prize For Literature Today, After Years Of Tumult

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.


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

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

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

Covid-19: The Temporary Shock And The Permanent Change

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...


29 August 2020
Sweden's Malmo City Sees Riots After Quran Burning By Far-right Activists

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

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...


01 May 2020
Missing Pakistan Journalist Found Dead In Sweden

Missing Pakistan Journalist Found Dead In Sweden

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...


11 December 2019
Abhijit Banerjee Turns Up In Dhoti, Esther Duflo In Saree At Nobel Prize Ceremony

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

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

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

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...


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29 November 2019
'It's More About Getting To Know & Be Informed About Indian Society': Swedish King Ahead Of State Visit

'It's More About Getting To Know & Be Informed About Indian Society': Swedish King Ahead Of State Visit

The Royal Swedish couple will be accompanied by a 150-strong delegation of businessmen with a 'big interest' in India.


28 November 2019
King and Queen of Sweden on Six-day Visit to India From Sunday

King and Queen of Sweden on Six-day Visit to India From Sunday

The King will have meetings with President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on bilateral and...


27 November 2019
'Treat Them The Way They Want To Be Treated': What India Can Learn From Sweden's Fight Against Dementia Diseases

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

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.


25 September 2019
Teen Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Wins Swedish Rights Prize

Teen Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Wins Swedish Rights Prize

Thunberg's global climate movement 'Fridays for Future' began in August 2018 when she started sitting alone outside Sweden's parliament with her now iconic...


13 May 2019
Julian Assange: Swedish Prosecutors To Announce Their Decision On Rape Case

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

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

Julian Assange Rape Probe May Be Reopened, Says Sweden

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


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