Tag: France

France freezes assets of JeM chief

Paris: The French government announced on Friday that it has decided to freeze the assets of Masood Azhar, the founder and leader of the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist group, a media report said. A joint statement issued by the French Interior Ministry, Finance Ministry and Foreign Ministry said that France would also discuss putting Azhar […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
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COVID-19: France Delivers 28 Tonnes Of Medical Supplies To India

New Delhi: France on Sunday delivered to India 28 tonnes of ready-to-use medical supplies including eight large oxygen plants as part of the first phase of its solidarity mission to…

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
COVID-19: France To Send Oxygen Generators, Containers To India As Part Of Solidarity Mission

New Delhi: France on Tuesday announced that it is sending to India oxygen generators, liquid oxygen containers, ventilators and other medical supplies by air and sea to support the country…

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Kashmir in backdrop as Modi visits France, UAE, Bahrain

New Delhi: India will seek to reinvigorate its relations with three countries that backed India openly over the Kashmir issue — France, UAE and Bahrain, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting the three this week. France, which has backed India in the UN Security Council over its moves to bring in development into Kashmir through […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
India, France To Deepen Defence Ties; Agree To Combat Terrorism

Paris: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday that he had “fruitful deliberations” with his French counterpart during which they reviewed the full spectrum of the bilateral defence engagement and reaffirmed their strong commitment to further deepen cooperation to combat terrorism. Singh and French Minister of Armed Forces Florence Parly held the second ministerial level […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
FIGHTBACK: Germany And France Join India's Fight Against Covid Second Wave

New Delhi: Germany and France have joined India’s fight against the second Covid wave, which continues to rampage across the country. Germany is showing the way in this joint exercise…

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
India, France Begin Counterterrorism Exercise Shakti 2019

Jaipur: Shakti 2019, a 14-day joint military exercise involving India and France, started on Friday at the Mahajan Field Firing Ranges in Bikaner. Soldiers of the Sikh Regiment, part of Sapt Shakti Command, and the 21st Marine Infantry Regiment, part of 6th Armoured Brigade of the French Army, commenced the exercise with an opening ceremony […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
France slaps $166mn fine on Google over anti-trust practices

London: In yet another shock for Google, France’s competition watchdog has slapped it with a $166 million for abusing its position in the online search advertising market. The French competition watchdog said it considers that the Google Ads operating rules imposed by Google on advertisers are established and applied under non-objective, non-transparent and discriminatory conditions. […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Notre Dame Will Not Host Xmas Mass For First Time In 213 Years

Paris: For the first time in 213 years there will be no Christmas mass at Notre Dame here. Since 1803, the iconic gothic cathedral has hosted a Christmas mass but the devastating inferno of 15 April has put the tradition on hold, Efe news reported. Instead the mass officiated by Dean Patrick Chauvet has moved […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
India Becomes 5th Largest Economy, Overtakes UK, France: Report

New Delhi:  India emerged as the world’s fifth-largest economy by overtaking the UK and France in 2019, says a report. A US-based think tank World Population Review in its report said that India is developing into an open-market economy from its previous autarkic policies. “India’s economy is the fifth-largest in the world with a GDP […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
US, France, Russia Issue Alert For Their Citizens In Delhi

New Delhi: The US, France and Russia on Wednesday issued a security alert for their citizens in the national capital after 23 people were killed in violent clashes between pro and anti-CAA protesters in North-East Delhi in the last couple of days. The US Embassy in New Delhi in its security advisory asked the US […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Coronavirus: Updates From Around The Globe Today

Global COVID-19 cases top 3.5 million Global confirmed COVID-19 cases topped 3.5 million, reaching 3,502,126 as of 7 p.m. (2300 GMT), according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. A total of 247,107 people worldwide have died of the disease, according to the CSSE, Xinhua news reported on Sunday. […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
COVID-19 Updates From Around The Globe Today

The novel coronavirus pandemic has brought countries around the world to a standstill. Here are the latest updates on the COVID-19 crisis from around the globe on Thursday. Italy’s COVID-19 death toll rises to 29,684 A further 369 COVID-19 patients had died in the past 24 hours in Italy, bringing the country’s death toll to […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Global COVID-19 cases surge past 4 million mark, death toll over 277000

Washington: More than four million confirmed cases of coronavirus have been reported around the world, according to a data collated by Johns Hopkins University. The global death toll has also risen to above 277,000, the BBC reported citing the data. The US remains the worst-hit country, accounting for over a quarter of confirmed cases and […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 280,000 mark

Washington: The global death toll due to the novel coronavirus pandemic has surpassed the 280,000 mark, while the cases have surged to over 4.1 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University. As of Monday morning, the global death toll stood at 282,719, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) said in its latest […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021