Tag: Paris

Paris honours Nadal after his 11th French Open victory

Paris: The city of Paris paid tribute to Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal on Monday, a day after he won his record-extending 11th French Open title. Hours after thrashing Austria’s Dominic Thiem in straight sets, Nadal was playfully quizzed by Paris Mayor Anne Higaldo about a potential 12th French Open title, reports Efe. Nadal replied […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
OPPO to launch flagship 'Find X' smartphone on June 19

Shenzhen: Chinese smartphone maker OPPO on Tuesday announced that its flagship smartphone “Find X” is set to be launched in Paris on June 19. This comes barely a week after the handset maker revived its “Find” series of smartphones on its website and social media channels. “‘Find X’ represents OPPO’s endless exploration of the ultimate […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Nadal wins damages over doping claim

Paris: A Paris court has ordered former French Sports Minister Roselyne Bachelot to pay $14,000 to tennis star Rafael Nadal over a doping allegation. Nadal sued her for damages, saying her comments were harmful to his image. He had sought 100,000 euros ($117,798.27) in damages. The world number one said he would donate the compensation […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Singhania is India's official choice for FIA WMSC seat

Chennai: Gautam Singhania will contest the FIA elections to be held in Paris on December 8, hoping to reclaim a seat for India on the prestigious FIA World Motor Sports Council. The FMSCI announced this in a statement on Tuesday, revealing that Mr Singhania was nominated for the Titular’s post by the Board earlier this […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Kim Kardashian now more anxious since Paris robbery

Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian feels more “anxiety” since being robbed at gunpoint in Paris last year. The 36-year-old was a victim of an armed robbery in the French capital in October last year, and she says the incident has changed her outlook towards life, reports usmagazine.com. “I definitely get a lot more […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dead

Paris: Liliane Bettencourt, the heiress to cosmetics firm L’Oreal, has died aged 94, her family has confirmed. A statement said she had died at home “peacefully” overnight, BBC reported on Thursday. With an estimated 2017 net worth of $40 billion, she was the world’s richest woman. She left the company’s board in 2012 and was […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
British Airways plane evacuated after threat

Paris: A British Airways flight from Paris was evacuated at Charles de Gaulle airport here on Sunday for security reasons after passengers were told a “direct threat” had been made towards the aircraft. Flight BA303 was due to take off for London when the incident occurred, with police and fire engines surrounding the plane on […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
IOC confirms Paris, LA as hosts for 2024, 2028 Olympics

Lima (Peru): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed Paris and Los Angeles as the Summer Olympics host cities for 2024 and 2028 respectively, through a vote by a show of hands here. “Congratulations to Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028! This historic double allocation is a ‘win-win-win’ situation for the city of Paris, the […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Modi arrives in Paris

Paris: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Friday on the final leg of his six-day, four-nation tour of Europe. On Saturday, Modi will hold his first meeting with newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. Earlier on Friday, Modi attended for the first time the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, an annual […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Paris Mayor may ban black feminist festival

Paris: Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo has called for a black feminist festival in the city to be banned on the grounds that it excludes white people, the media reported. The Nyansapo Festival is slated to be held in July. Billed as “blackfeminist”, 80 per cent of the venue will be reserved for black women, the […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Kim Kardashian's anxiety struggle

Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian says she wanted to disappear from spotlight after being robbed in Paris last year. The 36-year-old has battled anxiety since being robbed at gunpoint in Paris. She says her fragile state of mind even led her to prematurely leave one of her husband’s gigs, reports people.com. “I just want […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Tom Cruise films 'Mission: Impossible' in Paris

Paris: Actor Tom Cruise was spotted filming the sixth instalment of the popular “Mission: Impossible” franchise here. The 54-year-old was seen at the Bercy district on Saturday morning, where he was commanding attention as on screen character Ethan Hunt, reports mirror.co.uk. Dressed in a white, prison straitjacket, Cruise was forced to scale a rooftop surrounded […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth seek success in French Open

Paris: Indian badminton stars, including defending champion Kidambi Srikanth, P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal will be eyeing their first major BWF title of the year when the French Open begins here on Tuesday. World number 10 Saina, who did well to the reach the Denmark Open final on Sunday before losing to nemesis and […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Kerry skipped Paris march for 'important work' in India

Washington: In damage control mode, US admitted that it should have sent a higher profile official to the Paris unity march, but said President Barack Obama could not go because of security considerations.

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Double hostage crisis grips Paris

France was embroiled in a double hostage crisis Friday as two gunmen who had massacred 12 people in French satirical magazine held a hostage in northeast Paris while a third gunman who killed a policewoman held five people hostage in a Jewish supermarket, both places surrounded by police and sharpshooters

  • Monday, 21 June 2021