Chief engineer Rigmor Leirvik from Statsbygg at the solar panel covered rooftop of the new embassy.Chief engineer Rigmor Leirvik from Statsbygg at the solar panel covered rooftop of the new embassy.

The construction of a new embassy in New Delhi is soon to be completed. What awaits is a greener embassy, including sustainable solutions for water usage, electricity, cooling and heating. The new embassy will be one of the few buildings in India to make use of geothermal wells, taking advantage of the cool temperature of the Chanakyapuri underground.

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Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg, testing the electric delivery vehicle Paxster. 
Photo: Prime Minister's Office / Flickr.

The world of transportation is becoming greener every day. E-rickshaws are providing battery-powered rides in Indian cities and towns. In Norway, a company making electric delivery vehicles has multiplied its production.

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Photo: Luis Mata via Flickr (Creative Commons).

A beautiful but alien plant, Lantana camara, was introduced to India from South America around 200 years ago. Today, the invasive weed is turned into beautiful furniture in the forests of Karnataka with Norwegian support.

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Photo: Kjell Tormod Pettersen/MFA.

To be able to handle a national or regional crisis in the best possible way is of great importance to any foreign mission. Last week, the Norwegian Embassy organised a crisis management exercise, where the scenario was a devastating earthquake hitting India.

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Photo: Petter Foss.

Også i år blir det 17. mai-feiring for nordmenn i India, men det vil bli arrangert søndag 15.mai i New Delhi og lørdag 14. mai i Mumbai.

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Prime Minister Modi visiting the Norwegian pavilion, headed by Director General of the Norwegian Maritime Authority, Olav Akselsen.

The Norwegian pavilion received much attention at the Maritime India Summit in Mumbai last week. Prime Minster Narendra Modi, who visited the pavilion, said high priority will be given to the maritime sector, in order to realise India’s growth potential.

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Photo: Jacek Rózycki / Visit Norway.

The Atlantic Road in Norway is a unique stretch of road which takes you right out to the ocean’s edge. Specially designed fishing bridges make it possible to catch fish along what is known to be one of the world's most beautiful drives.

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Photo: Statoil.

Aker Solutions is one of the world’s leading providers of engineering, design, production systems and services to the oil and gas industry. In India, the company has almost 2,000 employees, which have delivered over 3 million man-hours for projects on the Norwegian continental shelf alone.

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