Tag: Paris

Notre Dame fire under control, main structure saved

Paris: A devastating fire that engulfed the Notre Dame, the 850-year-old Unesco world heritage landmark in Paris, was brought under control on Tuesday, while the Cathedral’s main structure as well as its two towers has been saved, the city’s fire brigade has confirmed. “The fire is completely under control. It is partially extinguished, there are residual […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Rajnath Singh To Perform Shastra Puja In Paris on Tuesday

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will on Tuesday perform ‘Shastra Puja’ (worship of weapons) on the occasion of Dussehra in Paris where he will receive the first Rafale fighter jet, officials said. Singh has been performing ‘Shastra Puja’ for last several years including in his tenure as the Union Home Minister in the previous […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Kiren Rijiju
Will push for Kabaddi's inclusion in next Olympics: Rijiju

New Delhi: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has said that the government will be pushing hard for the inclusion of Kabaddi in the 2024 Olympic Games scheduled to be held in Paris. “As a Sports Minister, I am very excited and have always thought of how to promote indigenous sports in a big way. Kabaddi […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Pak delegation reaches Paris for 2-day FATF meeting

Islamabad/Paris: A Pakistani delegation, headed by Economic Affairs Minister Hammad Azhar, has reached Paris to attend a crucial two-day session of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) set to commence on Monday. According to sources, the FATF meeting would discuss a report on the steps taken by Pakistan till April 2019 and a decision would […]

  • Saturday, 24 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
Sona Mohapatra
Singer Sona Mohapatra Reaches For The Stars!

Mumbai: Singer Sona Mohapatra has been invited by French space agency Ariane for an Indian satellite launch by ISRO in Paris. “My childhood fascination for space is well known in my close circles. My answer to the question — ‘What do you want to become when you grow up’ from the age of 6 to […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
2015 Paris Attacks: 14 Suspects Face Trial Over Charlie Hebdo Massacre

Paris: Fourteen people are on trial that started in France on Wednesday over the 2015 massacre at the office of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris. While 11 of the defendants were present in the courtroom, three were being tried in absentia, the BBC reported. The 14 suspects are accused of helping the the […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021