Monday, 3 October, 2022

Topic: Sweden

Russia says Nord Stream leaks appear to be result of state-sponsored ‘terrorism’

The EU is investigating the cause of the leaks which it suspects to be sabotage. An EU official said the incident had fundamentally changed the nature of the conflict in Ukraine.

EU ramps up energy infrastructure security after Nord Stream pipelines ‘sabotage’

Denmark & Sweden on Tuesday said big leaks on two Nord Stream pipelines in Baltic Sea were purposely caused. The EU warns of a 'robust, united response' should there be more attacks.

Why ‘Natoisation’ of Sweden and Finland is bad news for Putin

Sweden and Finland’s accession to NATO is not sudden. Despite official neutrality, they have been close NATO partners for decades.

Finland, Sweden can join NATO. But Russia needs to be handled first

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Why NATO should rethink Finland and Sweden induction

Neither nation is in fear of a Russian invasion, and they may just free-ride off US security like other Europeans.

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.

Med-tech, fintech, gaming, defence could drive future India-Sweden trade, says business council

A survey released last week says Swedish firms plan to invest $1 billion in India over the next two years. From 2015-20, firms already invested a total of $2 billion in India.

Gadkari to sue Swedish media houses for defamation after reports link family to Scania ‘bribes’

Swedish media report that Scania officials paid bribes for deal in India. Nitin Gadkari's office says neither he nor his family have anything to do with the purchase or sale of any Scania bus.

Why Sweden’s parking lots are replacing cars with tables, benches and plants

The effort is part of a govt plan that aims to enable people to access most facilities they need within their neighbourhoods.

Why Swedish towns are banning masks, forcing people to remove them

These local mask bans are a logical product of nine months of consistent anti-mask statements by the Swedish state.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.