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India to Sweden: Man cycles 5 months to reunite with his love

A man travelled on cycle from India to Sweden for love. His story is now going viral again. Many have reacted to it.

Man travels from India to Sweden on cycle to reunite with his love.(Instagram/@mignonettetakespictures)
Published on May 26, 2023 09:33 AM IST
ByVrinda Jain

Security, Indo-Pacific, tech top agenda for Jaishankar’s 3-nation tour

On Thursday, Jaishankar arrived in Bangladesh for a two-day visit, during which he will participate in the Indian Ocean Conference being organised in Dhaka by the India Foundation in partnership with the foreign ministries of the two countries

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar (File Photo)
Updated on May 11, 2023 07:54 PM IST

Iran hangs Iranian-Swedish man over 2018 attack killing 25

Farajollah Cha’ab, also known as Habib Asyoud, had been a leader of the Arab Struggle Movement for the Liberation of Ahwaz, an Arab separatist movement

Cha'ab's execution comes as a Swedish court last year sentenced an Iranian to life in prison over his part in the 1988 mass executions in Iran at the end of its war with Iraq. (File)
Published on May 06, 2023 02:07 PM IST
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Is a four-day week for India’s greater good?

The UK conducted the world?s largest trial for a four-day work week between June and December 2022, and most companies chose to continue with it. Similar trials have been conducted in Sweden, Iceland, and France. Microsoft tested a four-day work week in Japan in 2019, increasing productivity by almost 40%. However, companies implementing a four-day work week must ensure that targets and projects can be accommodated within a shorter time frame. In India, a four-day work week is gaining popularity, but implementing it nationally is likely to violate labour codes that came into effect in 2022.

Sweden, the UK, Australia, Iceland and Belgium have trialled the four-day work week and found that it’s better for employees’ work-life balance. (Shutterstock`)
Updated on Apr 28, 2023 11:11 PM IST
ByUrvee Modwel

Russia's Foreign Minister Lavrov warns EU of becoming 'militarised', like NATO

Russian President Vladimir Putin has long complained about NATO’s expansion, especially toward Russia, & partly used that as justification for invading Ukraine.

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told a news conference he has no doubts that there is now “very little difference” between the EU and NATO.
Updated on Apr 26, 2023 10:02 AM IST
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