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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.

Rafale maker paid €7.5 million to middleman between 2007-12: Report

09 Nov 2021

India
Rafale maker paid €7.5 million to middleman between 2007-12: Report

French manufacturer Dassault Aviation paid at least 7.5 million euro (Rs. 60 crore) in bribes to a middleman to help secure the sale of 36 Rafale fighter jets to India, French portal Mediapart reported.

Centre should take cognizance of Rafale deal corruption allegations: Mayawati

05 Jul 2021

Politics
Centre should take cognizance of Rafale deal corruption allegations: Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Supremo Mayawati on Monday said on Twitter that the Centre should take cognizance of the alleged "corruption" in the Rafale deal.

Ligue 1: PSG handed title after season declared over

01 May 2020

Sports
Ligue 1: PSG handed title after season declared over

Paris St-Germain have been awarded the Ligue 1 honor after it was announced the season would not resume because of the coronavirus pandemic.

China accuses ex-Interpol chief Meng Hongwei of bribery, other crimes

08 Oct 2018

World
China accuses ex-Interpol chief Meng Hongwei of bribery, other crimes

Chinese authorities said today they are investigating the former President of Interpol for bribery and other crimes and indicated that political transgressions may have also landed the Chinese official in trouble.

Rafale deal 'smells-like-scam'; Defense Minister doing flip-flop on secrecy-clause: Rahul

22 Jul 2018

India
Rafale deal 'smells-like-scam'; Defense Minister doing flip-flop on secrecy-clause: Rahul

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today alleged the controversial Rafale jet deal "smells like a scam" and accused Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of doing a "flip-flop" on the secrecy clause.

Nadal sues ex-French sports minister

14 Oct 2017

Sports
Nadal sues ex-French sports minister

World number one tennis player Rafael Nadal has sued former French sports minister Roselyne Bachelot for wrongly accusing him of covering a dope test.

Carnatic music legend M Balamuralikrishna passes away

22 Nov 2016

Entertainment
Carnatic music legend M Balamuralikrishna passes away

Expert Carnatic musician Dr. M. Balamuralikrishna passed away in Chennai; he was 86 years old.