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13-Nov-2018 Paris

Facebook agrees to work with French regulators on hate speech

In a first, Facebook has agreed to allow French regulators to monitor what steps the social networking giant is taking to combat hate speech, the media reported.Addressing the Internet Governance Forum held in Paris on Monday, French President Emmanuel...

12-Nov-2018 Paris

Canadian intelligence received Khashoggi tape : Justin Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has become the first Western leader to acknowledge that his country's intelligence received an audio recording of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said last week that...

10-Nov-2018 Paris

India is voice for peace, non-violence : M. Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said India has always been a voice for peace and non-violence and in an inter-dependent world progress can be achieved only through dialogue and understanding.Naidu, while addressing the Indian diaspora at Unesco in Paris...

23-Oct-2018 Paris

Harsimrat Kaur Badal calls for greater French investments in India

Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has exhorted the French food processing companies to significantly enhance their engagement with the Indian market."The French have one of the world's most renowned food processing industries and India...

19-Oct-2018 Paris

Disagreement on Irish border can sink talks : Top EU official

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator on Friday said a lack of consensus on how to maintain a soft border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland could torpedo any future deal between the entities.Speaking to France Inter radio, Michel Barnier did...

15-Oct-2018 Paris

Hurricane Leslie kills 6 in France, wreaks havoc across Europe

Hurricane Leslie, the most powerful Atlantic storm to hit Europe in decades, has claimed at least six lives in France and left devastation in its wake as it also blew across Portugal and Spain, officials said on Monday.Leslie dumped vast quantities of water across...

23-Aug-2018 Paris

2 killed in Paris knife attack, assailant dead

A man stabbed his mother and sister and seriously injured a third person on a street in a Paris suburb before being killed by the police. The attack was claimed by the Islamic State, but the French government was not treating the incident as terror-related.According...

11-Jun-2018 Paris

Tennis important but not everything : Rafael Nadal

After lifting his record-extending 11th title the French Open, Spanish great Rafael Nadal stayed positive about his future, insisting that tennis is undoubtedly an important part of his life but not everything.With his 17th major title on Sunday, Nadal, 32,...

10-Jun-2018 Paris

Rafael Nadal clinches 11th French Open title

Rafael Nadal of Spain powered past Austrian Dominic Thiem in straight sets to clinch his record-extending 11th men's singles title at the French Open tennis championships here on Sunday.Following his 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory, Nadal became the second player in...

27-Mar-2018 Paris

Huawei launches two new smartphones

Chinese electronics giant Huawei on Tuesday announced the debut of the 'HUAWEI P20 Series' with the launch of two new smartphones -- HUAWEI P20 and HUAWEI P20 Pro -- that will be available in India from the next week."P20" with 5.8-inch screen features a Leica...

02-Feb-2018 Paris

5 killed as two military aircraft collide in France

At least five people died on Friday in an accident involving two military helicopters in southeastern France, the Defence Ministry said.The crash happened at Carcès lake, north of St. Tropez. Both Gazelle helicopters belonged to the French Army Light Aviation...

14-Dec-2017 Paris

4 killed in France train-bus collision

At least four students were killed and 24 others seriously wounded after a train collided with a school bus in France on Thursday."Of the 24 injured, 21 are school students," said Philippe Vignes, an official with the county of Pyrenees-Orientales where...

02-Nov-2017 Paris

Rafael Nadal secures world No.1 until end of year

Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal secured a year-end top position in the ATP Rankings following his victory over South Korean talent Chung Hyeon in the second round of the Paris Masters, while promising German star Alexander Zverev was stunned by Dutch Robin Haase...

31-Oct-2017 PARIS

Roger Federer skipped Paris Masters with eye on London : Rafael Nadal

 Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal has said Swiss great Roger Federer pulled out of the Paris Masters so he could be in top form for the ATP Finals, which will be held in London."After winning Shanghai and winning Basel, he believes (missing Paris) will be better...

29-Oct-2017 PARIS

Shuttler Srikanth wins French Open title

 Star Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth defeated Japan's Kenta Nishimoto in straight games to win the men's singles title at the French Open Superseries here on Sunday.Srikanth dominated from the start to carve out a 21-14, 21-13 win in 34 minutes. Sunday's...

28-Oct-2017 PaRIS

Shuttler Srikanth enters final, Sindhu bows out of French Open

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth bounced back to win 14-21, 21-19, 21-18 in a three-setter against H.S Prannoy and enter the men's singles final but P.V. Sindhu crashed out of the women's singles at the $325,000 French Open Superseries here on Saturday.Srikanth...

27-Oct-2017 PARIS

Shuttlers Prannoy, Sindhu reach French Open semis

India's H.S. Prannoy entered the semi-finals of theA $325,000 French Open Superseries after defeating South Korea's Jeon Hyeok Jin 21-16, 21, 16 in the men's singles quarter-finals here on Friday.Earlier, Rio Olympics silver medallist P.V. also stormed into...

26-Oct-2017 Paris

P.V. Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth advance, Saina Nehwal exits French Open

Indian shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth advanced to the quarter-finals, while Saina Nehwal, B. Sai Praneeth and the women's doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N. Sikki Reddy suffered losses in the second round of the French Open World Superseries...

21-Aug-2017 PARIS

Chunky Pandey's daughter among international high society debutantes

Ananya Pandey, daughter of Bollywood actor Chunky and his wife Bhavana Pandey, will soon make her debut in high society at le Bal.Each year since 1992, 'le Bal', also referred to as le Bal des Débutantes, brings together 20 girls and 20 boys from a dozen nationalities.For...

22-Jun-2017 Paris

Usain Bolt to run 100m in Monaco for worlds preparation

Eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt will feature in the 100 metre event at the IAAF Diamond League Monaco meeting, the organisers have confirmed.The meeting in the Municipality, slated on July 21, is the final Diamond League fixture before August's IAAF...

07-Jun-2017 Paris

Timea Bacsinszky, Jelena Ostapenko advance to French Open semis

Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky and Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko advanced to the women's singles semi-finals in the French Open tennis championships.The 27-year-old Bacsinszky on Tuesday defeated Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic 6-4, 6-4 in one hour and 49 minutes in a...

03-Jun-2017 Paris

PM holds talks with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today met French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris.Addressing media after the meeting, the Prime Minister thanked President Macron for the warm welcome and congratulated him for the election victory.The Prime Minister...

03-Jun-2017 Paris

Narendra Modi meets French President

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron for one-on-one talks ahead of delegation-level bilateral discussions here.Macron, who assumed office on May 14, welcomed Modi with a warm hug at the Elysee Palace."A...

01-Jun-2017 Paris

Rafael Nadal storms into French Open third round

Rafael Nadal confidently moved one step closer to a potential 10th French Open title with a 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 second-round victory over Robin Haase.The Spaniard needed just an hour and 49 minutes on Wednesday to overcome his 46th-ranked opponent, playing a clean...

08-May-2017 Paris

France gets youngest President in Macron, EU elated

Pro-EU Emmanuel Macron on Sunday became France's youngest President with a landslide victory over far-right rival Marine Le Pen, a result hailed by European Union leaders.Wild celebrations broke out in Paris and across France as Macron, 39, bagged an overwhelming...

12-Apr-2017 Paris

Cruise performs thrilling stunts in 'Mission : Impossible 6'

Actor-producer Tom Cruise is seen swinging back and forth in the air using a harness and crashing his car into a tree in the videos shot during the filming of the upcoming movie "Mission: Impossible 6".In one of the videos, the 54-year-old actor is watched by a lot...

17-Nov-2016 Paris

Mallika Sherawat 'attacked with tear gas and beaten' in Paris

Indian actress Mallika Sherawat was attacked with tear gas, beaten and robbed by three masked intruders outside her Paris apartment block, a report here said. A criminal investigation has been launched.The police revealed on Thursday about the incident, which...

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