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SWITZERLAND NEWS

FIFA World Cup 2022, Group G: Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland and Cameroon aka 'The Indomitable Lions' face each other

November 17, 2022 8:03 pm

2022 FIFA World Cup, Group G Teams Guide: This group consists 5-time champions Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland and Cameroon aka 'The Indomitable Lions.'

Swiss woman 'seriously injured' after being run over thrice by own car

November 05, 2022 4:31 pm

The 45-year-old woman got out of her car with the engine switched on in a residential area in St Gallen in northeastern Switzerland, the police said.

Shenaz Treasury lists 'safest countries for solo women travellers'; take a look

September 23, 2022 2:20 pm

"Of course, there is no 100 per cent guarantee anywhere..." Treasury, an actor and blogger adds

Switzerland plans controversial nuclear waste storage facility near German border

September 11, 2022 2:37 pm

A plan for a nuclear waste storage facility in Switzerland is raising safety concerns among Germans close to the border. The project, which is backed by power plant operators, requires approval by the Swiss government.

Two-headed tortoise Janus celebrates 25th birthday

September 04, 2022 7:13 pm

The reptile has two hearts, two pairs of lungs and even two distinct personalities.

Body of German man missing for 32 years found on Swiss glacier

August 31, 2022 9:56 am

A retreating glacier helped solve the cold case of a 27-year-old who went missing in the Alps while hiking alone in 1990.

Switzerland: Glaciers have shrunk by half since 1930s, study finds

August 23, 2022 1:52 pm

A new study has found Switzerland's glaciers have lost half their volume since 1931. The process is showing no sign of slowing down with researchers saying glacier retreat is "accelerating."

Coast Guard rescues 5 crew of Swiss yacht

August 13, 2022 12:48 am

Four of the five rescued are foreign nationals. The vessel was stationed off Mandwa and was on its way to the Maldives from the UAE.

Livia Leu writes: India and Switzerland's deepening partnership

August 02, 2022 9:11 am

Livia Leu writes: As geopolitical sands shift, India remains a foreign policy priority for Switzerland.

Kalimpong school band performs at Swiss fest, makes history

July 20, 2022 3:42 am

The pipes and drums band of Kumudini Homes, a government higher secondary school in Kalimpong, were invited by the Swiss Federal Department of Defence to perform at Basel Tattoo, an annual military tattoo show that features international military bands, display teams, popular musicians and tattoo formations.

SWITZERLAND PHOTOS

Post Cannes, Hina Khan is enjoying the mountains of Switzerland

May 29, 2019 9:13 am

Hina Khan, who is currently holidaying in Switzerland, took to her Instagram to share loads of photos and stories from the picturesque place.

A room without a view: Snapshots of Swiss Army bunkers converted to hotels

January 19, 2016 12:30 am

For upwards of almost $200 a night, guests at a Swiss hotel might expect to catch a glimpse of the towering Alps or overlook one of the country's famous lakes. But visitors to Hotel La Claustra get a room without a view. The 17-room hotel is buried in the Gotthard mountain range and, with cavernous walls and minimalist interior, offers the chance to spend a few nights in an ex-army bunker.

11 injured as train cars derail in Swiss Alps

August 14, 2014 5:33 pm

Three train cars derailed and 11 people were injured Wednesday after a landslide hit a mountain train in the Swiss Alps.

SWITZERLAND VIDEOS

FM Jaitley at World Economic Forum

January 23, 2016 3:30 pm

Switzerland, Jan 23 (ANI): Finance Minister, Arun Jaitely, on Saturday attended the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. Finance Minister Jaitley said that there are a set of structural reforms which are in progress and there are a large number of steps which the Government of India has taken over the last year-and-a-half. He further added that India's co-operative federalism has transformed to competitive federalism, and that's really a good news for India.

Britain's FM, Arun Jaitley hold bilateral talks

January 20, 2016 5:49 am

London, Jan 20 (ANI): British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne held bilateral talks with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, ahead of the World Economic Forum. Both the ministers discussed cooperation between the two countries at the residence of the British Finance Minister at Downing Street in central London. The talks focused on infrastructure and financial services. Jaitley also addressed an investors summit at the London Stock Exchange on Tuesday morning and will fly to Davos, Switzerland, in the evening.

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