India has entered the finals of the Thomas Cup for the first time in its history. On May 13, the team won the tournament and created history after securing a position after 73 years. Indian Men's Badminton Team triumphed over Denmark in a hard-fought semi-final. India is now assured of Silver and will play against Indonesia in semi finals. The Thomas Cup 2022 is a major victory for India.
PM Narendra Modi met Denmark's Queen Margrethe II and the Crown Prince Couple where Queen hosted a dinner in Christian VII'S Palace at Amalienborg. It was the first time in 20 years that the Indian PM made an official visit to Denmark. PM Modi also his Danish Counterpart Mette Frederiksen in the Danish capital. According to the Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra, two leaders held talks in a one-on-one format.
PM Modi is all set to visit Denmark, after spending a day in Germany, during his three-nation Europe trip. On May 3, the Union EAM S Jaishankar tweeted, "The first leg of PM @narendramodi's visit concludes. Has reinforced the India-Germany partnership. Next stop > Copenhagen". Notably, PM Modi started his international visit from Berlin on May 2, and held bilateral talks with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.
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India ranked at 85 among 180 countries in its Corruption Perception Index report(CPI), of 2021. According to Transparency International Reports, India's rank improved by one place to 85 in 2021 from 86th in 2020. However, it raised concern over the country's democratic status. ''Journalists and activists are particularly at risk and have been victims of attacks by bureaucrats'', it stated. Notably, Denmark topped the list with the highest… read-more
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Recently released footage featuring the killing of 1,400 white-sided dolphins in the name of tradition and cultural identity at Denmark's Farore Islands sparked anger among activists. Under the traditional practice called Grindadrap or the Grind, dolphins are killed and their remains are distributed as food.… read-more
Danmarks Radio (DR), the Danish public broadcaster, has said that the US National Security Agency (NSA) used Danish intelligence to spy on European politicians from 2012-14. According to DR, the NSA used Danish data cables to spy on top politicians, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other officials from Norway, Germany and Sweden. However, it is still unclear that whether Denmark itself allowed the use of its surveillance system… read-more
Denmark's PM Mette Frederiksen will be visiting India in mid-April owing to the bilateral Green Strategic Partnership. Reportedly, there has been a notable outreach between India and the Nordic countries after the first virtual summit between Prime Ministers Frederiksen and Narendra Modi in 2020. Earlier, India had participated in virtual summits with three nordic countries Denmark, Sweden, and Finland to discuss key issues like the COVID-19… read-more
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In what could be called as a breath-taking attempt, Denmark's Stig Severinson has set a Guinness World Record by swimming 662 feet and 8.7 inches in a single breath. Stig swam into the La Paz in Mexico and created the new feat by holding his breath for 2 minute and 42 seconds. The record was attempted to motivate children and raise the public's awareness about protecting oceans and wildlife.
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Indian ace shuttler PV Sindhu, has withdrawal her name from the 2020 Thomas and Uber Cup, specifying her personal reasons. Sindhu had returned to Pullela Gopichand academy last month to resume her training, but her father, PV Ramana has confirmed her unavailability for the tournament. The tournament which was supposed to be played from October 3 to 11, at Aarhus, Denmark, was… read-more
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