Monday, 5 December, 2022

Topic: Iceland

‘24-hr daylight for India-Pak match’—Iceland’s journey to cricket relevance, one tweet at a time

Iceland Cricket’s Twitter account is trying to make the sport popular in a football-loving country. Behind the account are unpaid volunteers who love the game.

66-year-old U.S. man is the fifth in the list, but the oldest patient to be cured of HIV

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Meet the 4 Nordic women PMs whom Modi interacted with in Europe, all pioneers of climate action

Iceland PM Katrin Jakobsdottir, Finland PM Sanna Marin, Sweden PM Magdalena Andersson, Denmark PM Mette Frederiksen— all have been mobilising global action on climate change.

Before you celebrate Iceland’s four-day work week, read this

There is no reason why the march towards reduced working hours should stop at the arbitrary ‘standard’ figure of 5 days and 40 hours established in the post-WW II period.

Shaken by 18,000 quakes in over a week, Iceland braces for 800-year dormant volcano to erupt

Intense seismic activity has peaked in Iceland after nearly a year of regular quakes in the area, which includes some that were felt in the capital city of Reykjavik.

New research shows how silent carriers spread coronavirus

Silent carriers of coronavirus may play a significant role in spreading the disease, according to research conducted in Iceland.

Iceland holds a ‘funeral’ – for its glacier that it lost to climate change

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them.

On Camera


Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.