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A giant complex geometric pattern formed from thousands of footsteps in the snow near to the capital Helsinki, in Espoo, Finland, Sunday Feb. 7, 2021. Under the guidance of an amateur artist Janne Pyykko, 11 snowshoe-clad volunteers stamped a series of complex geometric patterns on a golf course. Together, the designs resemble a huge snowflake. The artwork measures about 160 meters (525 feet) in diameter.(AP)

Stunning geometric artwork created by snowshoe-clad volunteers in Helsinki

AP
PUBLISHED ON FEB 11, 2021 12:21 AM IST
Under the guidance of local resident and amateur artist Janne Pyykko, 11 snowshoe-clad volunteers stamped a series of complex geometric patterns on a golf course.
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Russia lifts travel ban for Finland, Vietnam, India and Qatar(Unsplash)
Russia lifts travel ban for Finland, Vietnam, India and Qatar(Unsplash)

Russia removes travel ban for Indian, Vietnam, Finland and Qatar

Reuters, Moscow
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2021 09:04 AM IST
On Monday, Russia lifted the travel ban that it had imposed last year in order to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus. Travellers from India, Finland, Vietnam and Qatar will now be able to fly to Russia.
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Finland not yet going to open borders for tourists(Pexels)
Finland not yet going to open borders for tourists(Pexels)

Finland to not open borders for tourists any time soon, says Interior Ministry

ANI, Helsinki
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 08:00 PM IST
  • On Friday, the Finnish Ministry of the Interior announced that they will not open borders for tourists, in fact, they are ready to introduce new coronavirus-related restrictions on travel.
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People wear face masks at the Hakaniemi Sunday market amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak in Helsinki, Finland.(Reuters)
People wear face masks at the Hakaniemi Sunday market amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak in Helsinki, Finland.(Reuters)

Covid-19 vaccine to be free in Finland

By Asian News International | Posted by Mallika Soni | Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON DEC 03, 2020 10:50 AM IST
Vaccinations will be offered by priority: medical personnel, patients of hospitals and nursing homes, people of older age groups, according to Finland’s health ministry
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Finland's Daniel O'Shaughnessy and teammates with referees after the match.(REUTERS)
Finland's Daniel O'Shaughnessy and teammates with referees after the match.(REUTERS)

France slump to 2-0 defeat against Finland

By Reuters | PARIS
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 12:44 PM IST
Marcus Forss and Onni Valakari scored in the first half to give Finland their first win against Les Bleus, having lost all their previous eight encounters going into the game at the Stade de France.
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Covid-19-related restrictions have suspended flights between the two countries and Finland is working to slowly open up its immigration services, particularly for students and skilled professionals, from November, Koukku-Ronde said. (Photo @AmbKoukkuRonde)
Covid-19-related restrictions have suspended flights between the two countries and Finland is working to slowly open up its immigration services, particularly for students and skilled professionals, from November, Koukku-Ronde said. (Photo @AmbKoukkuRonde)

Working with India to find solutions to Covid pandemic: Finland envoy

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 10:39 PM IST
The pandemic has “shown very strongly that we need strong multilateral cooperation and rules-based order”, but the crisis is also an opportunity to make changes to address issues such as climate change, said Finland’s ambassador Ritva Koukku-Ronde.
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Santa Claus is pictured in his chamber behind a plexiglas screen at Santa Claus Village in the Arctic Circle near Rovaniemi, Finland.(REUTERS)
Santa Claus is pictured in his chamber behind a plexiglas screen at Santa Claus Village in the Arctic Circle near Rovaniemi, Finland.(REUTERS)

Santa’s home in Lapland, Finland sees fall in tourism due to Covid-19 this Christmas

By Reuters | Posted by: Sanya Budhiraja | Rovaniemi, Finland
PUBLISHED ON OCT 16, 2020 08:56 PM IST
The northern part of Finland, where many businesses rely on tourists flying in to meet Santa Claus, see the Northern Lights or take a snowmobile safari, has seen visitor numbers plummet.
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New computer interface creates images of human thoughts by monitoring brain signals(Twitter/MilitaryMonitor)
New computer interface creates images of human thoughts by monitoring brain signals(Twitter/MilitaryMonitor)

New computer interface creates images of human thoughts by monitoring brain signals

By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | Helsinki [Finland]
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2020 11:12 AM IST
In a novel brain-computer interface, researchers have developed a model that can create images of thoughts taking place inside a human’s brain
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Sniffer dog Miina, being trained to detect the coronavirus from the arriving passengers' samples, works in Helsinki Airport in Vantaa, Finland.(REUTERS)
Sniffer dog Miina, being trained to detect the coronavirus from the arriving passengers' samples, works in Helsinki Airport in Vantaa, Finland.(REUTERS)

Puppy power: Dogs trained to detect coronavirus used for pilot project at Finland’s Helsinki airport

By Reuters | Posted by: Amrita Kohli | Helsinki, Finland
PUBLISHED ON SEP 24, 2020 04:57 PM IST
A team of 15 dogs and 10 instructors are being trained for the job in Finland by volunteers, sponsored by a private veterinary clinic.
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Representational Image(Unsplash)
Representational Image(Unsplash)

Computer that predicts your thoughts, create images based on them developed

By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Helsinki, Finland
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2020 05:08 PM IST
Researchers developed a technique in which a computer model visual perception by monitoring human brain signals. In a way, it is as if the computer tries to imagine what a human is thinking about.
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The third phase of the Vande Bharat Mission got underway on Thursday and will continue till July 2.(PTI)
The third phase of the Vande Bharat Mission got underway on Thursday and will continue till July 2.(PTI)

India repatriates 227 stranded citizens from Finland, Denmark, Estonia and Latvia

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Helsinki/Tel Aviv
PUBLISHED ON JUN 13, 2020 02:22 PM IST
Air India’s Country Manager in Israel, Pankaj Tiwari, whose office coordinated the repatriation flight told PTI that the AI 1184 flight landed in New Delhi on Saturday.
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Sunil Chhetri(HT Photo)
Sunil Chhetri(HT Photo)

Can’t remember eating so much and not working out: Sunil Chhetri

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2020 02:09 PM IST
With all sporting events suspended, and most training centres and national camps shut, what are athletes doing with their forced leisure time? Everyday a top athlete will write about her or his experience of dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic. This is Sunil Chhetri, India’s football captain who has scored 72 international goals in 115 games. He also leads Bengaluru FC.
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Chandigarh gets glimpse of world folklore via puppetry

By Poulami Kundu | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2020 01:03 AM IST
People from different walks of life from across the globe took part in the festival and showcased their culture through various forms of puppetry, including stop-motion and string
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McKenna said she cried when the ring arrived in the mail at her Brunswick home last week. (representational image)(Pixabay)
McKenna said she cried when the ring arrived in the mail at her Brunswick home last week. (representational image)(Pixabay)

Woman gets back lost ring from Finland after 47 years

By Associated Press | BRUNSWICK, Maine
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2020 02:51 PM IST
Shawn gave McKenna the ring before he left for college, and she accidentally left it in a department store.
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Diana Davids and Dov Steinberg.
Diana Davids and Dov Steinberg.

Malavika’s Mumbaistan: Ambassador of empathy

By Malavika Sangghvi | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2020 04:54 PM IST
This weekend, a host of his friends and admirers gathered to welcome the Ambassador of Israel to Finland and Estonia, Dov Steinberg, at a sparkling Sunday brunch in his honour
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Finland’s prime minister, 34-year-old Sanna Marin.(HT FIle Photo)
Finland’s prime minister, 34-year-old Sanna Marin.(HT FIle Photo)

Fact Check: Did Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin propose 4-day work week? Here’s the truth

By Bloomberg | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2020 02:55 PM IST
No, Finland’s Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin didn’t propose a 4-day work week.
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The picture actually shows TikTok stars from Nepal, twin sisters Deepa and Damanta and Prisma and Princy.(Instagram/@deepadamanta)
The picture actually shows TikTok stars from Nepal, twin sisters Deepa and Damanta and Prisma and Princy.(Instagram/@deepadamanta)

No, this pic doesn’t show Finland’s new ministers. Truth behind viral photo

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2019 06:30 PM IST
A picture of four women incorrectly identified as Finland’s new ministers is doing the rounds of the Internet.
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Christmas 2019: Lapland’s Regional Council says that tourism brought in one billion euros ($1.1billion) to the region last year.(Unsplash)
Christmas 2019: Lapland’s Regional Council says that tourism brought in one billion euros ($1.1billion) to the region last year.(Unsplash)

Christmas 2019: The curious tale of Santa’s official home you didn’t know about

By HT Correspondent | Agence France-Presse, Rovaniemi, Finland
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2019 02:03 PM IST
Christmas 2019: In Finland’s remote Lapland region, the Santa Claus Village amusement park is a snowy wonderland of reindeer rides, ice castles and igloo hotels. Lapland is also the homeland of the indigenous reindeer-herding Sami people, who protest that some in the tourist industry spread offensive stereotypes about Sami people and seek to profit from their ancient culture.
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Sanna Marin narrowly won Sunday’s vote to replace outgoing leader Antti Rinne(via REUTERS)
Sanna Marin narrowly won Sunday’s vote to replace outgoing leader Antti Rinne(via REUTERS)

Finland elects youngest-ever prime minister

By Agence France-Presse | Helsinki
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2019 08:13 AM IST
Sanna Marin narrowly won Sunday’s vote to replace outgoing leader Antti Rinne, who resigned on Tuesday after losing the confidence of the coalition partner Centre Party over his handling of a postal strike.
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Teemu Pukki of Finland celebrates his goal with Jasse Tuominen and Paulus Arajuuri.(REUTERS)
Teemu Pukki of Finland celebrates his goal with Jasse Tuominen and Paulus Arajuuri.(REUTERS)

Finland into first major finals as Sweden seal Euro 2020 place

By Press Trust of India | Paris
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2019 11:12 AM IST
Norwich City forward Teemu Pukki scored twice in Helsinki and Jasse Tuominen also netted to bring the home crowd pouring onto the pitch at the final whistle as Finland wrapped up second place behind Group J winners Italy on Friday.
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‘Ice eggs’ of different sizes covered about 100 feet of area on the beach.(Instagram/sirpatero)
‘Ice eggs’ of different sizes covered about 100 feet of area on the beach.(Instagram/sirpatero)

Bizarre yet beautiful ‘ice eggs’ wash up on beach. Seen the pics yet?

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 03:57 PM IST
The onlookers termed the view of “ice eggs” as extraordinary and also added that they have not seen anything like this.
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The eggs had been photographed by Risto Mattila, an amateur photographer, and his wife, who were walking along Marjaniemi beach,Hailuoto island when they noticed the ‘ice eggs’.(Risto Mattila)
The eggs had been photographed by Risto Mattila, an amateur photographer, and his wife, who were walking along Marjaniemi beach,Hailuoto island when they noticed the ‘ice eggs’.(Risto Mattila)

Thousands of ‘ice eggs’ spotted on Finland beach by photographer

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2020 01:19 AM IST
An exceptional collection of ‘ice eggs’ has been noticed in Finland, an occurrence which takes place only under very rare conditions, according to scientists.
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Finlad’s foreign minister Pekka Haavisto, with external affairs minister S Jaishankar.(Twitter: @Haavisto/Twitter)
Finlad’s foreign minister Pekka Haavisto, with external affairs minister S Jaishankar.(Twitter: @Haavisto/Twitter)

Finland minister says Valley situation is not sustainable

By Rezaul H Laskar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 08, 2019 03:56 AM IST
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Watch | India should ease restrictions in Kashmir: Finland foreign minister

By Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2020 01:17 AM IST
Finland’s foreign minister Pekka Haavisto talks about collaborating with India on issues such as climate change and clean technologies, and on the need for India to ease restrictions in Kashmir.
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Emmanuel Macron poses with Teemu Pukki jersey.(Twitter)
Emmanuel Macron poses with Teemu Pukki jersey.(Twitter)

Teemu Pukki fever reaches France as Emmanuel Macron is gifted Finn’s jersey

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2019 04:30 PM IST
Macron was gifted a jersey bearing the name of Finland’s soccer hero after an official meeting with the country’s Prime Minister Antti Rinne at the Elysee Palace in France on Wednesday.
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Amit Panghal in action during the World Boxing Championship.(HT Photo)
Amit Panghal in action during the World Boxing Championship.(HT Photo)

Four Indians march into World Boxing Championship quarter-finals

By Press Trust of India | Ekaterinburg
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2019 11:47 PM IST
Amit Panghal was joined by Asian silver-winner and fifth seed Kavinder Singh Bisht (57kg) and the debutant duo of Commonwealth Games silver-winner Manish Kaushik (63kg) and Sanjeet (91kg).
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Goalkeeper Lukas Hradecy fails to stop the penalty by Italy's Jorginho.(REUTERS)
Goalkeeper Lukas Hradecy fails to stop the penalty by Italy's Jorginho.(REUTERS)

Euro 2020 qualifier: Jorginho edges Italy to 2-1 win against Finland

By AFP | Tampere
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 02:35 PM IST
Chelsea midfielder Jorginho’s 79th-minute penalty in Tampere made it six wins from six for Roberto Mancini’s side and sent them six points clear of the second-placed Finns in Group J.
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Khan is expected to focus his UNGA speech exclusively on Kashmir and allege human rights violations in the Valley in the aftermath of the abrogation of Article 370.(HT image)
Khan is expected to focus his UNGA speech exclusively on Kashmir and allege human rights violations in the Valley in the aftermath of the abrogation of Article 370.(HT image)

S Jaishankar to set stage for Narendra Modi’s visit to UNGA

By Shishir Gupta | Hindustan Times, Singapore
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 06:12 AM IST
Jaishankar is expected to leave for Finland, which takes over the European Union leadership, on September 19 and reach Houston on September 21 before Prime Minister Modi’s address to the Indian diaspora on September 22.
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Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma regularly post pictures on Instagram.(Instagram)
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma regularly post pictures on Instagram.(Instagram)

Virat Kohli reveals his love story with Anushka Sharma: ‘The first time we met, I was all nervous, jittery’

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 04:39 PM IST
Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli are one of the most fancied celebrity couples in India. In a new interview, Virat has spoken, at great length, about his relationship with Anushka.
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Competitors perform a stunt, holding the pose for as long as they can.(Twitter/@TorillHRV)
Competitors perform a stunt, holding the pose for as long as they can.(Twitter/@TorillHRV)

‘Dods’ or alive: Defying gravity in Norway’s ‘death diving.’ Watch

By Agence France-Presse | Oslo
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2019 01:45 PM IST
Some svelte and muscular, others paunchy and tattooed, nearly all the competitors are Norwegian, apart from a few from Sweden, Spain, Denmark and Finland.
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