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French fashion designer Pierre Cardin dies at 98

December 29, 2020 8:32 pm

Born on July 7, 1922 in Venice, Italy, Cardin was known for savvy business moves and his space-age designs that made him highly successful

Diplomats grapple for deal in third day of Iran nuclear talks

November 09, 2013 6:12 pm

Kerry,Ashton and Zarif were to hold talks later after the three met until nearly midnight on Friday.

Punjabi Talkies

October 12, 2013 1:06 am

Much to the horror of the French — the proud parents of etiquette — their famous phrase for common courtesy,RSVP,acquired a whole new personality once it hit Punjab.

Rafael Nadal a step away from top step

October 05, 2013 3:29 am

He continued his domination in the second set as he built a 4-1 lead but faltered with victory in sight.

Russia,France disagree on Syria sarin attack

September 18, 2013 1:16 am

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius set out their countries’ opposing views.

French among favorites in PU,other language courses struggle to find takers

July 19, 2013 2:55 am

When it comes to admission to foreign language departments,French tops the popularity chart among the new comers.

Locals ask bankers not to finance Jaitapur

April 14, 2014 11:23 am

Alleging the Nuclear Power Corporation of India is distorting facts and concealing information about the proposed Jaitapur project,local fishermen and farmers have written to French and European bankers,asking them not to finance it.

French fisherman survives Australian crocodile attack

April 22, 2013 10:31 am

He escaped but was treated for wounds to his head and neck at a hospital.

Found in Translation

October 09, 2012 3:40 am

Among the several avenues that have opened up as an impact of globalisation during the last two decades,translation has become a popular profession in the corporate industry.

Do Readers Digest?

June 11, 2012 1:31 am

It measured 20x28 inches,weighed 66 pounds and came with a custom-made stand created by French designer Philippe Starck.


In pics: The legacy of French fashion designer Pierre Cardin, who passed away today at age 98

December 29, 2020 7:08 pm

The French designer was an innovator not just of fashion but also of pens, furniture, fragrance, and more. Each of his creations speak about his experimental nature and his avant-garde style in the 1960s and 70s


Ceremonial reception for Hollande at Rashtrapati Bhavan

January 25, 2016 7:26 am

New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): A ceremonial reception was held at the Forecourt, Rashtrapati Bhavan, for French President Francois Hollande on Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Union Minister Prakash Javdekar and MoS Prime Minister office jitendra Singh were among the other present at the ceremony. President Hollande, who will be the chief guest for the Republic Day Parade, is on a three-day visit to India.

Hollande arrives in Delhi

January 25, 2016 4:24 am

New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): French President Francois Hollande arrived in New Delhi for his two-day stay and to witness the Republic Day celebrations. Hollande began his visit with a welcome from Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Chandigarh, a city designed by the renowned Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier. The two leaders took a tour of the Rock Garden feature, Capitol Complex and an Art Museum. Hollande will be the guest of honour at the Republic Day parade on January 26, in a sign of deepening political and commercial ties.

French tourist vows to clean Ganga

January 14, 2016 12:15 pm

Varanasi, Jan 14 (ANI): A French tourist is actively promoting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Clean Ganga' campaign in Uttar Pradesh, vowing to spread the message of keeping the holy river free from impurities in rural parts of the country. Krish, who came to India to take part in the 'Kumbh Mela' or 'Pitcher Festival' last year, was concerned on seeing the condition of the river considered holy by the Hindus. Inspired by the Clean Ganga campaign, Krish took the responsibility of cleaning the river in the 3,000-year-old riverside city of Varanasi. Krish says he will soon embark on an expedition from the holy town of Rishikesh to Kolkata city by boat in a bid to spread the message of keeping the river free from impurities.