Saturday, 19 January, 2019

Topic: NORWAY

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in conversation Norwegian PM Erna Solberg during the ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi | Praveen Jain/The Print

Why Norway PM’s offer to help resolve Pakistan problem won’t work

Norwegian PM Erna Solberg’s suggestion is at odds with the purpose of her visit to India.

Parliament’s quota debate smacks of political opportunism

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Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg greets her counterpart Narendra Modi | Praveen Jain/ThePrint

Norway has a history of brokering peace, but slim chance of mediating on Kashmir

Norway PM Erna Solberg has said the Nordic nation is open to the idea of playing mediator on Kashmir if India and Pakistan so wish.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in conversation Norwegian PM Erna Solberg during the ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi | Praveen Jain/The Print

In Photos | Norwegian PM Erna Solberg receives a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg's second day in India started with a ceremonial reception followed by meetings with PM Modi and external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj.
Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg at the Indo-Norwegian Business Conference in New Delhi | Kamal Kishore/PTI

Can mediate if asked, but India, Pakistan must find own solution to Kashmir: Norway PM

Ahead of her meeting with PM Narendra Modi, Erna Solberg says ‘nobody from outside can create peace or make changes, it has to come from inside’.
Hurriyat leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani (L) and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq (C) with Kjell Magne Bondevik (R), former Norwegian prime minister | @MirwaizKashmir ‏/Twitter

Norway’s former PM visits Kashmir as part of Modi govt’s ‘Glasnost’

Modi govt felt it was ‘time to open up to the outside world’, in the hope that the high-profile visitors would help in changing the narrative on Kashmir.
Berlusconi

Global Pulse: It looks like Berlusconi is going to be back in power in Italy

Ireland will hold a referendum on abortion in May, in which the people will be asked whether they want to repeal of retain the the ban on abortions.

GLOBAL PULSE: Theresa May is contrite but not on her knees, Norway to ban burqa and China bans celebrity gossip sites

THERESA MAY IS CONTRITE, BUT NOT ON HER KNEES Diminished, contrite and defiant, Theresa May faced one of her toughest audiences — her own MPs.

Karnataka crisis: Can horse-trading be checked or should it be accepted as part of politics?

The Karnataka Congress called a legislature party meeting Friday to address the issue of horse trading in the state and put up a show of strength. The Congress ...