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Citi trader made error behind flash crash in Europe stocks

May 03, 2022 5:49 pm

A trader at the U.S. firm made a mistake “inputting a transaction,” Citigroup said late last night, after a knee-jerk selloff in Swedish stocks in five minutes wreaked havoc in bourses from Paris to Warsaw, wiping out 300 billion euros ($315 billion) at one point. The bank said it identified the error “within minutes” and corrected it.

A photo essay of Paris in the ’70s by Parmanand Dalwadi, who once assisted Henri Cartier Bresson, has contemporary resonance in India

April 22, 2022 2:08 pm

Displayed last week at Delhi’s Taj Diplomat, the travelling exhibition is part of Bon Jour India, a cultural confluence of the Indo-French relationship

Paris attacks trial: Key suspect speaks, shocking images

April 02, 2022 2:39 pm

It was a jarring end to the most crucial week in the months-long trial over the Islamic State attacks on the Bataclan, cafes in Paris and France's national stadium on Nov. 13, 2015, which killed 130 people. With thousands of plaintiffs, this trial is among the the biggest in modern French history.

Major strike at Paris metro disrupts daily commute for millions

February 18, 2022 2:33 pm

The French capital's RATP public transport company said six subway lines were closed, down from eight reported earlier on Friday, with the remaining lines operating only partially.

Dior couture show in Paris had tapestries that celebrated the works of Indian artist couple

January 25, 2022 1:31 pm

On the walls were tapestries inspired by the works of Delhi-based artist couple Madhvi and Manu Parekh, carefully embroidered at the Chanakya School of Craft in Mumbai.

French burn fewer cars on New Year's Eve due to pandemic

January 02, 2022 12:27 am

There is no information on burned cars last year because of a nation-wide lockdown in 2020 during the coronavirus pandemic.

‘Emily in Paris’ and the city I thought was mine

December 31, 2021 5:44 pm

I’d lived in Paris, knew my way around French culture and French men (I’d just married one). I’d postured as some sophisticate with better taste than the millions who come through each year. And here was Emily, in one of her stupid outfits, at my cafe

‘Emily in Paris’ returns, with even more fantastical fashion

December 21, 2021 9:40 pm

The show provided a welcome escape for those stuck at home.

The world's most expensive city to live in is...

December 04, 2021 6:57 pm

No, it's not Japan or New York.

Ballon d’Or 2021 Live Streaming: When and where to watch, who are the nominees?

November 30, 2021 12:22 am

The race to be crowned the best men's player of 2021 is between Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandowski, with Karim Benzema the third favourite.


In pictures: Paris' Arc de Triomphe wrapped in shimmering fabric

September 21, 2021 2:03 pm

Imagined by late Bulgarian-born artist Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude, “L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped” was finally brought to life by Christo’s nephew, Vladimir Yavatchev

Eiffel Tower reopens after longest closure since World War II

June 25, 2020 5:47 pm

Marking another milestone in France's recovery from coronavirus lockdown, the Eiffel Tower reopened to visitors Thursday after its longest-ever closure in peace time: 104 days.

Aladdin Paris premiere: Mena Massoud, Will Smith and Naomi Scott attend

May 12, 2019 7:58 am

Aladdin is a live-action remake of the 1992 animated Disney classic of the same name. Directed by Guy Ritchie, Aladdin stars Mena Massoud, Will Smith and Naomi Scott in lead roles.

Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral ablaze, part of spire collapses

April 16, 2019 11:15 am

Smoke could be seen billowing out from the top of the gothic cathedral, as flames lept out besides its two bell towers. The cathedral dates back to the 12th century and is famous for featuring in Victor Hugo's classic novel the Hunchback of Notre-Dame.

Paris assesses injuries, damage after worst riots since 1968

December 05, 2018 8:32 am

Earlier Sunday, Macron visited the Arc de Triomphe, which had damaged statues as well as graffiti. One slogan on the famed war memorial read: "Yellow jackets will triumph"

Police in Paris conduct anti-terror raids to flush out extremists behind 13/11 attacks

November 18, 2015 3:29 pm

Police in Paris said the operation is targeting the suspected mastermind of last week's (13/11) attacks, believed to be holed up in an apartment in Saint-Denis with several other heavily armed suspects.

JE SUIS CHARLIE: France united in grief

January 08, 2015 4:49 pm

Three hooded attackers stormed the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo, a weekly known for lampooning religions.


The people ‘are hungry’: Scenes from the ‘Yellow Vest’ protests in Paris

June 22, 2020 6:09 pm

Ambulance workers and students joined anti-government demonstrations after hundreds were arrested or wounded in confrontations in Paris over the weekend. It’s the third week of the “Yellow Vest” protests that have been spurred on by a tax on gas.

Decided to invite President Hollande the day Paris was attacked: PM Modi

January 24, 2016 5:24 pm

Chandigarh, Jan 24 (ANI): Lauding France for its ability to combat terrorism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday revealed that he had decided to invite President Francois Hollande as the chief guest for India's Republic Day parade, the day Paris was attacked on 13/11.He further said that within days of the Paris attack, France hosted so many world leaders at the COP 21. People, the media of France must be appreciated.

PM Modi played a decisive role at COP 21: Francois Hollande

January 24, 2016 5:14 pm

Chandigarh, Jan 24 (ANI): French President Francois Hollande who is in India to attend the Republic Day celebrations, praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's participation at the recent COP 21 in Paris and said that he had played a decisive role at the climate summit. Addressing the India France Business Summit here, the President said that his visit has two main goals- consolidate strategic partnership with India and implement decisions taken during Prime Minister Modi's visit to France.

Man in 'suicide vest' shot dead in Paris

January 07, 2016 2:21 pm

Paris, Jan 07 (ANI): A man in northern Paris has been shot dead outside a police station and was reportedly wearing a suicide vest. According to Sky News, there are mixed reports about the man. Police union sources said that the man attempted to enter the building with a knife before he was shot by officers and cried 'Allahu Akbar' while Le Parisien reported that he was wearing an explosives vest.

International Solar Alliance will collaborate on research and innovation: PM Modi

December 22, 2015 12:26 pm

Paris, Nov 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with French President Francoise Hollande launched the International Solar Alliance consisting of around 120 solar-rich countries with India in Paris on Monday. The Prime Minister pledged USD 30 million to host the initiative which aims to attract investments in the solar sector, encourage joint ventures and develop innovative financing mechanisms at affordable cost. He added that International Solar Alliance will collaborate on research and innovation. Prime Minister Modi further said that India will host the International Solar Alliance (ISA) initiative in the premises of the National Institute of Solar Energy.