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Paris meet with Macron concludes PM Modi's Europe tour

05 May 2022

World
Paris meet with Macron concludes PM Modi's Europe tour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris.

PM Modi arrives in Berlin as part of Europe tour

02 May 2022

World
PM Modi arrives in Berlin as part of Europe tour

PM Narendra Modi on Monday arrived in Berlin, Germany, the first stop on his three-day, three-nation tour to Europe. It also marks his first international tour in 2022.

#KaneTanaka: Lifestyle habits of those endowed with a long life

26 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
#KaneTanaka: Lifestyle habits of those endowed with a long life

A Japanese woman recognized as the world's oldest person, Kane Tanaka, died at age 119 recently.

PM Modi to meet France's Emmanuel Macron during Europe tour

25 Apr 2022

India
PM Modi to meet France's Emmanuel Macron during Europe tour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to meet the freshly re-elected French President Emmanuel Macron during his upcoming Europe tour from May 2 to 6.

French President Emmanuel Macron wins second term defeating Le Pen

25 Apr 2022

World
French President Emmanuel Macron wins second term defeating Le Pen

France President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday won the re-election for his second term by defeating his rival far-right leader, Marine Le Pen.

Google honors French artist Rosa Bonheur on 200th birth anniversary

16 Mar 2022

Lifestyle
Google honors French artist Rosa Bonheur on 200th birth anniversary

Google is celebrating French artist Rosa Bonheur's 200th birthday today with a beautiful Doodle.

Russia declares ceasefire again in Ukraine to open humanitarian corridors

07 Mar 2022

World
Russia declares ceasefire again in Ukraine to open humanitarian corridors

Russia has declared a ceasefire on Monday again to open humanitarian corridors in several Ukrainian cities including the capital Kyiv at 1000 Moscow time (0700 GMT).

New IHU variant in France has more mutations than Omicron

04 Jan 2022

World
New IHU variant in France has more mutations than Omicron

A new strain of coronavirus—IHU (B.1.640.2)—has been discovered in France that is more mutated than Omicron.

Omicron: Record surge in daily COVID-19 infections across Europe

29 Dec 2021

World
Omicron: Record surge in daily COVID-19 infections across Europe

Several European nations are witnessing a record surge in COVID-19 cases as the new variant of coronavirus rips through the continent.

$100T world economy in 2022; China #1 by 2030: Report

26 Dec 2021

Business
$100T world economy in 2022; China #1 by 2030: Report

The global economic output is set to surpass $100 trillion in 2022, two years earlier than previously forecast, said a report by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR).

Why surge in COVID-19 infections in Europe is a concern?

25 Nov 2021

World
Why surge in COVID-19 infections in Europe is a concern?

Europe is witnessing a fresh surge in COVID-19 cases, as over 60% of the world's cases and deaths were reported from the continent over the last week.

AUKUS deal: India, Japan to not be included, US clarifies

23 Sep 2021

World
AUKUS deal: India, Japan to not be included, US clarifies

The United States has ruled out the possibility of adding India or Japan to the new trilateral security alliance between the US, the United Kingdom, and Australia, known as AUKUS.

Modi, Macron discuss cooperation after France's fallout with Australia, US

21 Sep 2021

India
Modi, Macron discuss cooperation after France's fallout with Australia, US

India and France have vowed to "act jointly" in the Indo-Pacific region, a statement from the French presidency said on Tuesday.

France allows visitors vaccinated with Indian-made AstraZeneca vaccine

17 Jul 2021

World
France allows visitors vaccinated with Indian-made AstraZeneca vaccine

France will now allow international travelers who have received AstraZeneca's Indian-manufactured vaccine into the country starting Sunday.

French court allows Cairn Energy to seize 20 Indian properties

08 Jul 2021

Business
French court allows Cairn Energy to seize 20 Indian properties

A French court order has reportedly allowed Britain's Cairn Energy to seize some 20 properties owned by the Indian government in Paris.

India takes up Covishield's exclusion from the EU's 'Green Pass'

28 Jun 2021

India
India takes up Covishield's exclusion from the EU's 'Green Pass'

Covishield, the Indian version of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, has been excluded from the European Union's "Green Pass."

France supports India over lifting export curbs on vaccine materials

12 Jun 2021

World
France supports India over lifting export curbs on vaccine materials

French President Emmanuel Macron has asked the Group of Seven (G-7) countries to end restrictions on the export of raw materials needed for the production of coronavirus vaccines - a demand India has been raising with the United States as it struggles with shortages.

France President Emmanuel Macron slapped in face; 2 arrested

08 Jun 2021

World
France President Emmanuel Macron slapped in face; 2 arrested

French President Emmanuel Macron was slapped in the face during a walkabout in southern France on Tuesday.

French Army is testing robot dog Spot from Boston Dynamics

11 Apr 2021

Technology
French Army is testing robot dog Spot from Boston Dynamics

The foremost military school of France, École Spéciale Militaire de Saint-Cyr, has posted on Twitter about a recent combat training exercise utilizing robots in offensive operations.

Dassault paid 1M euros to 'middleman' in Rafale deal: Report

05 Apr 2021

India
Dassault paid 1M euros to 'middleman' in Rafale deal: Report

The French anti-corruption agency Agence Française Anticorruption (AFA) has reportedly found that Dassault Aviation paid 1 million euros to a "middleman" after signing the 2016 Rafale deal.

France to close schools, ban domestic travel as virus surges

01 Apr 2021

World
France to close schools, ban domestic travel as virus surges

French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday announced a three-week nationwide school closure and a month-long domestic travel ban, as the rapid spread of the virus ramped up pressure on hospitals.

Coronavirus: Why are people in France hesitant to get vaccinated?

19 Mar 2021

World
Coronavirus: Why are people in France hesitant to get vaccinated?

Over a year into the coronavirus pandemic, several accelerated vaccines have offered hope in containing the number of infections globally.

Why European countries are halting the AstraZeneca shot

16 Mar 2021

World
Why European countries are halting the AstraZeneca shot

The largest and most influential European countries, like Germany, France, and Italy, have paused the rollout of coronavirus vaccine, developed by the University of Oxford and British-Swedish pharma giant AstraZeneca over blood clot fears.

Olivier Dassault, France's billionaire politician, dies in helicopter crash

08 Mar 2021

World
Olivier Dassault, France's billionaire politician, dies in helicopter crash

Olivier Dassault, a French politician and billionaire, died on Sunday around 6 pm (local time) due to a helicopter crash near Deauville in northern France, multiple reports said.

Class-action lawsuit: French Police discriminate in checks

27 Jan 2021

World
Class-action lawsuit: French Police discriminate in checks

In a first for France, six non-governmental organizations launched a class-action lawsuit on Wednesday against the French Government for alleged systemic discrimination by police officers carrying out identity checks.

Top French advisor talks third lockdown as coronavirus cases surge

25 Jan 2021

World
Top French advisor talks third lockdown as coronavirus cases surge

France will have to enforce a third national lockdown to handle the worrying surge of coronavirus cases, the country's top medical advisor Prof Jean-Francois Delfraissy said on Sunday.

French designer Pierre Cardin, licensing pioneer, dies at 98

30 Dec 2020

World
French designer Pierre Cardin, licensing pioneer, dies at 98

French designer Pierre Cardin, who was the ultimate entrepreneurial designer, passed away on Tuesday. He was 98.

Stella Tennant, iconic British model, has died aged 50

24 Dec 2020

Entertainment
Stella Tennant, iconic British model, has died aged 50

Stella Tennant, the renowned British model known for her indomitable beauty and style, has passed away at the age of 50.

French President Emmanuel Macron tests positive for coronavirus

17 Dec 2020

World
French President Emmanuel Macron tests positive for coronavirus

French President Emmanuel Macron has tested positive for coronavirus, joining the long list of notable international personalities to have contracted the disease, that originated in China late last year.

Belgium crowned FIFA's Team of the Year for third consecutive-year

11 Dec 2020

Sports
Belgium crowned FIFA's Team of the Year for third consecutive-year

Belgium have been named as FIFA's Team of the Year for the third consecutive time.

UEFA Nations League, Portugal vs France: Preview, Dream11 and stats

14 Nov 2020

Sports
UEFA Nations League, Portugal vs France: Preview, Dream11 and stats

Portugal host France in League A Group 3 of the UEFA Nations League 2020-21 tonight.

Football international friendlies: A look at the key records scripted

12 Nov 2020

Sports
Football international friendlies: A look at the key records scripted

The latest European international friendlies produced several crucial results as teams gather impetus ahead of the UEFA Nations League.

IAF's fleet becomes stronger as eight Rafale jets join

06 Nov 2020

India
IAF's fleet becomes stronger as eight Rafale jets join

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has become stronger than ever, as its fleet now has eight Rafale jets. After the first batch of five jets arrived in July, the second batch of three landed in India on Wednesday.

France round-up: Attack flayed globally, Malaysia's ex-PM justifies violence

30 Oct 2020

World
France round-up: Attack flayed globally, Malaysia's ex-PM justifies violence

A knife-wielding attacker beheaded a woman and killed two others at a church in Nice, France, on Thursday, evoking anger and disbelief in the European country, and condemnation globally.

France: Days after teacher's beheading, three killed in knife attack

29 Oct 2020

World
France: Days after teacher's beheading, three killed in knife attack

In a deplorable incident, a knife-wielding attacker killed three people, including a woman, at a church in the French city of Nice, police said on Thursday. Several others are said to be injured.

Macron, lambasted for criticizing radical Islam, finds support in India

29 Oct 2020

India
Macron, lambasted for criticizing radical Islam, finds support in India

France's President Emmanuel Macron, who is facing the heat from Muslim nations for his views against radical Islam, got support from India on Wednesday, a move that shows the amicable ties between both the nations.

Charlie Hebdo's caricature featuring Erdogan deepens spat between Turkey, France

28 Oct 2020

World
Charlie Hebdo's caricature featuring Erdogan deepens spat between Turkey, France

France's satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, has become the latest reason for tensions between Paris and Ankara after Wednesday's edition mocked Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

President Macron calls teacher's beheading in France "Islamist terrorist attack"

17 Oct 2020

World
President Macron calls teacher's beheading in France "Islamist terrorist attack"

The teacher, who showed caricatures of Prophet Muhammad to his class, became a victim of an Islamist terrorist attack, President Emmanuel Macron said.

Nations League, France, Portugal and Belgium win: Records broken

15 Oct 2020

Sports
Nations League, France, Portugal and Belgium win: Records broken

Matchday four started with Group A4 matches in the UEFA Nations League and now we had the other groups in action.

International friendlies: A look at the key records scripted

08 Oct 2020

Sports
International friendlies: A look at the key records scripted

The international friendlies produced some superb results to start proceedings in a lively manner.

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