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China adds 1,290 deaths to Wuhan's tally; admits past miscalculations

17 Apr 2020

China adds 1,290 deaths to Wuhan's tally; admits past miscalculations

China, which has faced accusations of under-reporting cases during the coronavirus pandemic, has now admitted to some errors made in the past.

COVID-19: Cannes postponed again, organizers exploring other options

15 Apr 2020

COVID-19: Cannes postponed again, organizers exploring other options

Had the world been the same as last year, Cannes organizers would have currently been busy announcing the line-up of shows for its 2020 edition.

Here's what you need to know about WEF summit 2020

20 Jan 2020

Here's what you need to know about WEF summit 2020

On Tuesday, the world's top political leaders, academicians, business persons and others, will assemble in Davos, Switzerland for the 50th World Economic Forum.

It's faith: Rajnath defends performing Shastra Pooja on Rafale jet

11 Oct 2019

It's faith: Rajnath defends performing Shastra Pooja on Rafale jet

When Defense Minister Rajnath Singh went to France this week to officially receive the first Rafale jet, he perhaps didn't expect that he would be criticized by many back home for performing pooja on the high-tech jet.

UN chief agrees to support India in its NSG bid

27 Aug 2019

UN chief agrees to support India in its NSG bid

In a welcome development for India, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he would help New Delhi in its bid to get a seat on table of Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

UK PM put his foot up during meeting with French-President?

23 Aug 2019

UK PM put his foot up during meeting with French-President?

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson made himself a bit too comfortable while talking to French President Emmanuel Macron at the latter's palatial residence.

Soon, France will weaponize its satellites with guns and lasers

30 Jul 2019

Soon, France will weaponize its satellites with guns and lasers

Humanity's future in space revolves around manned missions to Mars and beyond.

French MPs boycott teen activist Greta Thunberg's Parliament appearance

25 Jul 2019

French MPs boycott teen activist Greta Thunberg's Parliament appearance

Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg (16) was recently mocked by right-wing French lawmakers, who also boycotted her appearance in the French Parliament.

Modi arrives in Japan for G20 summit, to meet Trump

27 Jun 2019

Modi arrives in Japan for G20 summit, to meet Trump

On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Japan for the G20 summit, which is being held in Osaka between June 28 and June 29.

President Ram Nath Kovind dissolves 16th Lok Sabha

25 May 2019

President Ram Nath Kovind dissolves 16th Lok Sabha

Two days after results of Lok Sabha elections were declared, President Ram Nath Kovind signed an order dissolving the 16th Lok Sabha on Saturday.

He once played Ukraine's President, is now one in real-life

22 Apr 2019

He once played Ukraine's President, is now one in real-life

A comedian with no political experience won a landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election, drawing congratulations from global leaders while dealing a stunning rebuke to his country's political establishment.

Notre-Dame fire: Design of 850-year-old cathedral made firefighters' job difficult

16 Apr 2019

Notre-Dame fire: Design of 850-year-old cathedral made firefighters' job difficult

On Monday, Parisians watched one of their city's iconic cathedral go up in flames and the rest of the world mourned the loss of history too.

Trick or treat? Brexit delayed until Halloween, October 31

11 Apr 2019

Trick or treat? Brexit delayed until Halloween, October 31

European Union leaders and Britain today agreed to a Brexit extension that will allow the UK to delay its EU departure date until Halloween.

Smriti slams RaGa on Parrikar meet, says he is hallucinating

31 Jan 2019

Smriti slams RaGa on Parrikar meet, says he is hallucinating

In a stinging Facebook post, Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani tore into Congress President Rahul Gandhi on the claims he made after his recent meeting with Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.

Nations agree on milestone common rulebook for Paris climate treaty

16 Dec 2018

Nations agree on milestone common rulebook for Paris climate treaty

Nations today struck a deal to breathe life into the landmark 2015 Paris climate treaty after marathon UN talks that failed to match the ambition the world's most vulnerable countries need to avert dangerous global warming.

All about France's worst civil riots in a decade

02 Dec 2018

All about France's worst civil riots in a decade

After demonstrations in Paris turned violent on Saturday, the French government is considering declaring a state of emergency in a bid to prevent a repeat of the worst civil unrest in the country in a decade.

Six politicians who professed their love for their wives, unabashedly

02 Dec 2018

Six politicians who professed their love for their wives, unabashedly

Politicians are mostly vocal about everything: their party, its policies, opposition and their follies.

I will never accept violence: Macron says after Paris protests

02 Dec 2018

I will never accept violence: Macron says after Paris protests

French President Emmanuel Macron yesterday denounced protesters against him as chaos seekers, as the growing demonstrations first triggered by planned fuel price hikes turned violent.

Paris: Thousands protest in 'feminist tidal wave' against sexist violence

25 Nov 2018

Paris: Thousands protest in 'feminist tidal wave' against sexist violence

Tens of thousands of people rallied across Europe yesterday against sexist violence, with more than 30,000 turning out in Paris.

Jamal Khashoggi's body was dissolved in acid, poured down drain

10 Nov 2018

Jamal Khashoggi's body was dissolved in acid, poured down drain

In the latest development in Jamal Khashoggi murder case, a Turkish newspaper, on Saturday, reported that the journalist's body had been chopped into pieces, dissolved in acid, and the remains poured down a drain.

#ChampionsOfTheEarth: "Clean and green environment is NDA government's priority"

03 Oct 2018

#ChampionsOfTheEarth: "Clean and green environment is NDA government's priority"

A clean and green environment is at the root of his government's policies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in Delhi today as he was presented the UN's 'Champions of the Earth' award by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

Narendra Modi supports UN Chief's campaign to combat sexual abuse

28 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi supports UN Chief's campaign to combat sexual abuse

PM Narendra Modi is among the world's 48 other leaders who've endorsed a collective statement by UN chief Antonio Guterres reaffirming their continued support to combat sexual exploitation across the UN system.

PM Modi, French President Macron get UN's highest environmental honor

27 Sep 2018

PM Modi, French President Macron get UN's highest environmental honor

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron have been jointly awarded the UN's highest environmental honor for their pioneering work in championing the International Solar Alliance (ISA) and promoting new areas of cooperation on environmental action.

Rafale-deal: Macron says he wasn't in power during finalization

26 Sep 2018

Rafale-deal: Macron says he wasn't in power during finalization

Diving into the controversy over Rafale Deal, French President Emmanuel Macron has said he wasn't in power when the agreement was inked and maintained it was a government-to-government discussion.

Narendra Modi led-NDA saved Rs. 59cr/aircraft in Rafale Deal: Report

25 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi led-NDA saved Rs. 59cr/aircraft in Rafale Deal: Report

As the political controversy around Rafale Deal is widening, a report claims that NDA government got a better price than the previous UPA rule.

Paris: 'Spiderman' saves child hanging from balcony, gets French citizenship

28 May 2018

Paris: 'Spiderman' saves child hanging from balcony, gets French citizenship

Move aside Tom Holland, the Internet has fallen in love with a new 'spiderman' who risked his life and saved a dangling child from a balcony in Paris.

Fresh protests expected as Palestinians get ready to commemorate 'Nakba'

15 May 2018

Fresh protests expected as Palestinians get ready to commemorate 'Nakba'

Following the death of 55 Palestinians at the hands of Israeli forces on Monday, tensions remain high in Gaza as Palestinians get ready to commemorate the 70th anniversary of 'Nakba,' or Catastrophe, that saw hundreds of thousands of Palestinians displaced when Israel was created in 1948.

Man shouting "Allahu Akbar" kills one, injures four in Paris

13 May 2018

Man shouting "Allahu Akbar" kills one, injures four in Paris

One person was killed and four injured on the rue Monsigny in Paris yesterday, when a man stabbed them with a knife shouting "Allahu Akbar."

UN Chief "deeply concerned" by US decision to exit Iran-nuclear-deal

09 May 2018

UN Chief "deeply concerned" by US decision to exit Iran-nuclear-deal

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he is "deeply concerned" over US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran, calling on all other nations to support the agreement and preserve the deal.

Syria airstrikes by UK, France, US 'successful': British PM May

14 Apr 2018

Syria airstrikes by UK, France, US 'successful': British PM May

Air strikes by Britain, France, and the United States in Syria sent a "clear message" against the use of chemical weapons, British PM Theresa May said today, declaring the action "successful".

US, UK and France launch missile strikes on Syria

14 Apr 2018

US, UK and France launch missile strikes on Syria

Acting on his previous threat, US President Donald Trump has ordered a military attack against Syria, joining allies UK and France. These strikes are in response to a suspected chemical attack on Syrian town of Douma last week.

Syria conflict: Donald Trump threatens Russia with strikes

12 Apr 2018

Syria conflict: Donald Trump threatens Russia with strikes

Responding to an alleged chemical attack near Damascus on Saturday, US President Donald Trump has threatened Russia to be prepared for missiles being fired at Syria.

PM Modi, French President Macron inaugurate UP's largest solar plant

12 Mar 2018

PM Modi, French President Macron inaugurate UP's largest solar plant

Taking a step forward in the direction of green energy, PM Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron inaugurated 75 MW solar power plant in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur.

Harsimrat urges PM to discuss turban laws with French president

11 Mar 2018

Harsimrat urges PM to discuss turban laws with French president

Union minister for food processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss raise with French President Emmanuel Macron the issue of a law in France that asked Sikh community to remove their turbans while being photographed for all official identification.

SpiceJet enters whopping Rs. 81,000cr-deal with France's Safran for aircraft-engines

10 Mar 2018

SpiceJet enters whopping Rs. 81,000cr-deal with France's Safran for aircraft-engines

No-frills India airline SpiceJet has inked a $12.5bn (Rs. 81,000 crore) deal with French major Safran Group for CFM aircraft engines; it's one of the biggest-ever aviation sector deals.

French President Macron in India: France best partner for India

10 Mar 2018

French President Macron in India: France best partner for India

French President Emmanuel Macron is on a four-day visit to India, invited by his Indian counterpart PM Modi. Yesterday, he and his wife Brigitte Marie-Claude Macron were received warmly by Modi at Delhi Airport.

Solar Summit, Odisha Parba to choke Delhi roads this weekend

09 Mar 2018

Solar Summit, Odisha Parba to choke Delhi roads this weekend

As dignitaries arrive in Delhi for the Founding Conference of the International Solar Alliance (March 11), residents should expect heavy traffic congestion starting today till March 12.

French President Macron to arrive in India on maiden visit

02 Mar 2018

French President Macron to arrive in India on maiden visit

French President Emmanuel Macron will arrive in India on March 9 on a four-day maiden visit, during which he would discuss bilateral economic, political and strategic ties, the MEA said today.

Gallup International Survey: Modi ranked 3rd; ahead of Trump, Putin

12 Jan 2018

Gallup International Survey: Modi ranked 3rd; ahead of Trump, Putin

PM Modi adds another feather to his cap. Gallup International's annual survey "Opinion of Global Leaders" has put him at number three among world leaders.

UN Security Council to vote on Trump's Jerusalem announcement

18 Dec 2017

UN Security Council to vote on Trump's Jerusalem announcement

The UN Security Council is set to vote today on a draft resolution calling for a withdrawal of US President Donald Trump's recent announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.