Tag: France

Jr Hockey WC: Pep Talk From Manpreet, Harman Egged India Colts After France Disappointment
Jr Hockey WC: India Thrash Poland 8-2, To Clash With Belgium In Quarters

Poland scored both their goals in the fourth and final quarter through Wojciech Rutkowski (50th) and Robert Pawlak (54th). India will now face last edition's runners-up Belgium in the quarterfinal on December 1.

  • Saturday, 27 November 2021
France detects new Covid-19 variant B.1.X

France has detected several cases of a new Covid-19 variant, raising concerns amid a surge in cases of the infectious disease in Europe. The variant, is known as B.1.X or B.1.640

  • Monday, 15 November 2021
France denounces North Korea's missile launch

Paris: France denounced “in the strongest possible terms”, the latest missile launch by North Korea over Japanese territory, the country’s Foreign Ministry officials said. Reiterating solidarity with its Asian partners on Friday, France called North Korea’s move to build a nuclear and ballistic program a “violation of its international obligations”, which put at risk the […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
France struggle past China 1-0 to enter quarterfinals

Bhubaneswar: France eked out a narrow 1-0 win over debutants China in the second cross-over match to advance to the quarterfinals of the men’s hockey World Cup here on Monday. The lone goal of the match came in 36th minute from the stick of Timothee Clement. France might be the lowest ranked team in the […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
France upset Argentina; knock Spain out of hockey World Cup

Bhubaneswar: In what turned out to be the biggest upset of the ongoing men’s hockey World Cup, minnows France on Thursday outclassed Olympic champions Argentina 5-3 in their final must-win pool A fixture to keep their quarter-final dreams alive. The result meant Spain were knocked out of the World Cup after finishing last in the […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Hockey World Cup 2018: Spain draw match against France 1-1

Bhubaneswar: Skipper and goalkeeper Quico Cortes led from the front with a superb penalty stroke save to help three-time medallist Spain eke out a hard-fought 1-1 draw against lowly France in their second Pool A match at the ongoing men’s hockey World Cup here on Monday. The draw kept both the teams in the hunt […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Hurricane Leslie kills 6 in France, wreaks havoc across Europe

Paris: 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 the west of the continent and left 28 people […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Rafale controversy: France, Dassault Aviation contradict Hollande on Indian partners

New Delhi: The French government and Dassault Aviation have contradicted former President Francois Hollande’s claim in choosing Indian industrial partners in the multi-million dollar Rafale jet deal. The statement by the French government issued here late Friday comes after Hollande claimed that the Indian government suggested a particular private firm for Rafale offset contract. Hollande […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Japan top Spain 3-1 in women's U-20 World Cup

Vannes (France): A disciplined Japanese squad prevailed 3-1 over Spain in the final of the women’s Under-20 World Cup. It was Japan’s first triumph in the competition on Friday, following third-place finishes in 2012 and 2016, reports Efe news. The Spanish, though disappointed, can be still be proud after delivering their country’s best-ever performance in […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
India will be centre of ISA's 'sunshine' countries: Prabhu

New Delhi: India will be at the centre of the “sunshine” countries of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) promoted jointly by it and France, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Friday. Addressing the Renewable Energy Dialogue here, he also said that India has set a target of achieving 40 per cent of total electricity generation […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
FIFA 2018: France beat Peru 1-0 to enter World Cup pre-quarters

Yekaterinburg (Russia): Kylian Mbappe became France’s youngest goal-scorer in FIFA World Cup history as they beat Peru 1-0 in a Group C match here on Thursday to enter the pre-quarterfinals. Mbappe’s 34th-minute strike from close range was the lone goal scored in the match at the Ekaterinburg Arena as Peru’s hopes to reach the second […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Syria missile strike: India calls for restraint

New Delhi: India on Saturday, while describing an alleged chemical attack in Syria as “deplorable”, called for restraint after the US, Britain and France launched coordinated missile attacks on the West Asian nation. “We have taken note of the recent strikes in Syria. India is closely following the situation. The alleged use of chemical weapons, […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
France best partner for India: Macron

New Delhi: French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday said that France should be the best partner for India and the entry point to Europe. Macron, who arrived here on Friday on a four-day visit to India during the course of which he will co-chair the founding conference of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) with Prime […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
CBI busts human trafficking racket that stranded 23 youth in France

New Delhi: The CBI on Friday said it has busted a human trafficking racket and booked three persons on charges of sending 23 teenaged students to France in 2016 for “a rugby training camp”. The CBI on Friday also conducted searches at four places in Delhi which resulted recovery of incriminating documents and other articles […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
France to join India for developing Indo-Pacific security architecture

New Delhi: After officials of India, the US, Japan and Australia held first-ever quadrilateral meeting in Manila on the security architecture and development of the Indo-Pacific region, French Ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler said that his country is forging a security partnership with India over this region on Wednesday. “We have got key cooperation with […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021