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10 items of heritage furniture auctioned in Paris for Rs 2.74 cr

January 31, 2021 2:10 am

A heritage table, reportedly belonging to Panjab University, fetched the highest bidding amount of 66,300 Euros (Rs 58.67 lakh).

Virus pushes storied Paris fan museum to brink of folding

January 23, 2021 4:53 pm

"It is a tragedy. I can't believe Parisians will let a part of their heritage die. I have a problem, because I always believed there would be a miracle," the museum's 74-year-old director, Anne Hoguet, told the AP

Woman ruled dead in 2017 fights to be declared alive

January 19, 2021 5:00 am

The 58-year-old woman says she lives in constant fear, not daring to leave her house in the village of Saint Joseph, in the Loire region.

Champs-Élysées in Paris to turn into an 'extraordinary garden'

January 13, 2021 8:52 pm

Champs-Élysées was originally a mixture of swamp and kitchen gardens, which seems to have "lost its splendour during the last 30 years"

Explained: Why Paris is being fined for appointing 'too many women' in senior positions

December 20, 2020 10:36 am

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo — who led the drive to bring more women into the city’s government —mocked the fine as “unfair”, “irresponsible” and “absurd” during a meeting of the city council, earlier this week.

Non, Monsieur

December 18, 2020 9:06 am

France should reward, not fine, Paris mayor for hiring more women in positions of power. That’s where they belong.

Explained: How breakdancing broke onto the Olympic stage for Paris 2024

December 15, 2020 3:18 pm

Breakdancing at the Olympics: While the old school hasn't stopped rolling its eyes, the regulars on the breaking circuit vouch for this new Olympic discipline's faster, higher and stronger fundamentals.

Paris police officers suspended over beating of Black man

November 27, 2020 2:23 pm

Three French police officers have been suspended after footage emerged of them attacking an unidentified Black man. The interior minister says the police watchdog will investigate the incident.

Iranian diplomat, three others face trial over suspected bomb plot in Paris

November 27, 2020 2:20 pm

The diplomat was arrested while he was on a holiday in Germany and was handed over to Belgium, where two of his suspected accomplices had been arrested with half a kilo of TATP explosive and a detonator. This is the first time an EU country has put an Iranian official on trial under terrorism.

You don't have to be an Emily to click pictures at these real locations from 'Emily in Paris'

October 26, 2020 3:50 pm

If you, like Emily, find yourself in Paris some time next year, here are some real locations from the fictional life of Emily that you can visit


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.