Photo: Hexagon.Photo: Hexagon

With increased production and use of alternative energy sources, the demand for suitable storage and transport solutions also increases. The leading supplier of lightweight gas cylinders, Hexagon, yesterday launched an Indian joint venture to help develop the Indian gas market.

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Norway will be host to the World Congress Against the Death Penalty in June. The Congress will include participation from countries that are still practicing the death penalty and countries that have abolished this type of punishment.

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Photo: Yngve Ask / Visitnorway.com.

Oslo is one of the few capitals where you can catch salmon. In summer, sprawling salmon move from the Oslofjord and up into the rivers flowing through the city.

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Norwegians are some of the most valuable music fans in the world. The music market in Norway is even bigger than in populous countries like India, and only one country spends more on music than Norwegians do.

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A vital component of India’s public health programs are the auxiliary nurse midwives, who provide basic healthcare to women and children in rural areas. The Norway India Partnership Initiative (NIPI) recently conducted a study to find out more about these important healthcare workers.

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The Norwegian National Day was celebrated with a reception at the Embassy on the 17th of May. Guests were entertained by scenes from several Indian blockbusters recently shot in Norway.

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In June 2013, the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand experienced severe flooding and landslides, resulting in a catastrophic natural disaster. An Indo-Norwegian cooperation project now provides technical support for mitigating disasters in the state and beyond.

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Only 4 percent of the world’s top leadership positions are held by women. To change this gender inequality is the mission of Kari Egge, who became the first Norwegian to receive the award “Iconic Women in Social Change” at the Women Economic Forum in New Delhi this week.

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