Samantha shared her experience and journey of skiing through her Instagram post. The post read: "I began my skiing journey with toddlers on a bunny slope.Very humbling!
Switzerland has legalized a coffin shaped-like ‘suicide machine’, named Sarco - which allows users to kill themselves ‘peacefully and painlessly’ by inducing hypoxia and hypocapnia reportedly in less than a minute.
Puri: After bagging medals at the recently concluded Para Athletics Junior Championships at Nottwil in Switzerland, Jayanti Behera of Puri has set the Dubai Asian Youth Para Games as her next target. “When our national anthem was rendered in Switzerland, I felt immensely proud. I will also try to grab gold in Dubai Asian Youth […]
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Putting aside the disappointment at the London World Para Athletics Championships (Senior), Odia para athlete Jayanti Behera struck gold for India in the 400mts event at the World Junior Para Athletic Championships held at Nottwil, Switzerland. Jayanti clocked a timing of 1:01 minutes and came ahead of Amanda Cerna of Chile and Long […]
Kaliningrad (Russia): A late goal by Xherdan Shaqiri earned Switzerland 2-1 win over Serbia in a Group E clash of the FIFA World Cup at the Kaliningrad Stadium here. Aleksandar Mitrovic handed Serbia the lead in the fifth minute during the match on Friday. Switzerland equalised in the second half, thanks to a superb long […]
Sochi: Brazil coach Tite dispelled doubts on Wednesday regarding the team that will play against Switzerland in their first FIFA World Cup match, confirming that he will use the starting XI who beat Austria 3-0 in a friendly over the weekend. Brazil’s starting lineup will be made up of goalkeeper Alisson; defenders Danilo, Thiago Silva, […]
Hyderabad: Telangana’s Commerce Minister K.T. Rama Rao has received an invitation to the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Switzerland next month — an invite generally restricted to Union Ministers or Chief Ministers, said an official statement on Wednesday. The Information Technology, Industries and Commerce Minister has been invited to the prestigious meet in […]
New Delhi: In a bid to fight the menace of black money stashed in offshore accounts, India on Thursday entered into an agreement with Switzerland for automatic exchange of tax-related financial information between the two countries. According to the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the agreement was inked at the North Block here. “With […]
New Delhi: First edition of the Hot Air Balloon Festival is all set to kick off at Araku valley near Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. Scheduled to start from Tuesday, the three daylong event will experience participation of 13 countries that include the US, Switzerland, Japan, Malaysia and Taiwan. The Hot Air Balloon festival is being […]
Kolkata: Switzerland’s Esther Staubli will become the first female referee to officiate a match at the FIFA U-17 World Cup when Japan clash with New Caledonia in the final round group E match here on Saturday, a statement said. This is in line with FIFA’s objective to further develop women’s football. Staubli is one of seven […]
New Delhi: Microsoft has announced that the next major update to Windows 10 — the Windows 10 Creators Update — will begin rolling out to the 400 million monthly active devices worldwide on April 11. The company will also launch Surface Book and Surface Studio devices in new markets soon. Surface Book and Surface Studio […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government is hopeful of getting the Bhitarkanika National Park, the country’s second largest mangrove forest after the Sundarbans in neighbouring West Bengal, included in the list of Unesco World Heritage Sites. “A meeting of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) would be held in Europe in May or June to […]
Bern: Bollywood star Ranveer Singh on Monday inaugurated a ‘Ranveer on Tour’ train, which is in honour of his contribution to the increasing popularity of Switzerland as a preferred destination for Indian tourists. The train is on the Golden Pass Line, and has been launched by Switzerland Tourism and the Swiss Travel System. Ranveer is […]
New Delhi: The next plenary session of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is likely to be held in Swiss capital Bern next month, but the chances of any breakthrough on India’s entry into the elite group still look slim, given China’s persistent opposition to it. India had officially applied for membership of the grouping which […]
The Union Finance Ministry on Saturday said that increase in deposits of Indians in Swiss Banks could be on account of an increase in business of Swiss bank branches located in India and raised Inter-bank transactions, rather than due to an increase in alleged black money held by Indians in Switzerland.