Photo: Lise Haug Halvorsen.Photo: Lise Haug Halvorsen

“The volume of the Arctic summer ice has been reduced by 70 % over the last decades,” Harald Steen from the Norwegian Polar Institute told students at Jawaharlal Nehru University during the seminar cum exhibition “On Thin Ice: The Arctic Antarctic and the Himalayas.” Over two days students and experts discussed climate change on the three poles, how the changes affects people and shared stories...

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Photo: Gati Dance Forum.

We are thrilled to declare that Gati Dance Forum's book Tilt Pause Shift: Dance Ecologies in India is ready for sale! The book has been published with support from the Royal Norwegian Embassy, Pro Helvetia- Swiss Arts Council, Goethe-Institut/ Max Mueller Bhavan and Raza Foundation.

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Heart of Asia delegates during a visit to the Golden Temple in Amritsar. 
Photo: Press Trust of India.

- Norway is a long-term partner of Afghanistan and a strong supporter of regional cooperation in the Heart of Asia. This was among the messages conveyed by the Norwegian delegation to the 6th Heart of Asia Ministerial Conference on Afghanistan that took place in Amritsar earlier this week.

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Wall painting in Khirkee Village

Women are taking back the streets in neighborhoods in Delhi, an art project by the Norwegian Embassy’s partner Khoj is a contributing driving force for cultural rights. India has a rich cultural heritage and one of our partners in Delhi is Khoj International Artist Association. Khoj aims to connect creative practitioners and experimentation to create new possibilities of art and art-making.

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Nursing students at ANM school in Hajipur, Bihar.

Did you know that one of the best ways to improve maternal health is to empower nurses? Jhpiego, a global non-profit health organization have partnered up with the government of Bihar and the State Health Society to tackle the challenges within the state on nursing education. The project is partly funded by the Norwegian Indian Partnership Initiative (NIPI).

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Photo: Flickr.

The Norwegian Business Association India (NBAI) & Royal Norwegian Consulate General, Mumbai in collaboration with the Commercial section of Royal Norwegian Embassy, Innovation Norway, India for the very first time, undertook a Business Climate survey to assess the current and near future business climate for Norwegian companies with specific focus on the Maritime sector. The survey was launched...

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St. Olavs Hospital, Trondheim, Norway. 
Photo: Flickr/ St. Olavs Hospital.

Women tend to live longer than men. However, among women suffering from heart disease whom undergoes open heart surgery the findings differ. A study from St. Olavs Hospital in Trondheim, Norway shows that women under the age of 70 undergoing open heart surgery is less likely to survive in comparison to male patients.

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Campus Blindern, University of Oslo. 
Photo: ISS, UiO.

Explore Norway socially and academically from June 24th – August 4th 2017 at the International Summer School in Oslo (ISS). The school offers 14 Bachelor’s courses focusing mainly on Norwegian language, culture and society, and 7 Master’s courses on topics of broad international interest. Oslo University (UiO) and its team provide a great opportunity to study and meet colleagues from all around...

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