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Have you seen this Paris-based duo's fusion of hip-hop and Bharatanatyam

August 03, 2020 9:00 pm

In the video that is now making rounds on the internet, Orlane Dede and Usha Jey can be seen performing a fusion of Hip-Hop and Bharatanatyam.

Notre Dame Cathedral to rebuilt as before — no modern twists

July 10, 2020 4:21 pm

It took nearly a year to clear out dangerous lead residue released in the fire and to get to the point where workers could start removing scaffolding that had been in place before the fire for a previous renovation effort. Actual reconstruction won't start until next year.

Massive sports corruption case finally heard at Paris trial

June 08, 2020 3:45 pm

Lamine Diack, who served as president of the sport’s governing body for nearly 16 years, is one of the alleged recipients of the payments.

Black Lives Matter Paris protest marred by tension and tear gas

June 03, 2020 2:29 pm

Thousands of people joined a banned protest over George Floyd's death in the US, racial injustice and police violence. It began peacefully, but later fires were lit and police reportedly replied with tear gas.

In Paris, an Indian filmmaker sees the lockdown bring fear, music and tragedy

May 10, 2020 6:47 pm

In his lockdown diary, Vijay Singh notes his daily 8 pm ritual: applause for healthcare workers, as his penthouse neighbour plays music, as well as how the pandemic snatched away the life and dreams of a fellow Indian in Paris

Police battle uptick of unrest in locked-down Paris

April 22, 2020 11:31 am

Paris police said officers arrested nine people in two suburbs overnight Tuesday.

Macron is a technocratic fiscal conservative with a penchant for showmanship

February 28, 2020 10:21 pm

Decline in Emmanuel Macron’s popularity, his protracted battle over pensions in France, are a cautionary tale on perils of personality-driven politics.

Why Paris remains a tourist favourite

February 02, 2020 6:15 pm

Much has been written about Paris — one of the greatest cities on earth — and the everlasting sway it holds over visitors. Yet, it isn’t until you experience the French capital for yourself that you begin to understand why.

Paris mayor troubled by new Olympic sponsor Airbnb

November 19, 2019 11:33 am

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, who has been at odds with Airbnb in recent years, set out her issues with the platform to IOC President Thomas Bach last week after news of the sponsorship leaked.

This Indian city has made it to the 50 'most beautiful cities in the world' list

October 30, 2019 4:53 pm

Compiled by Flight Network, the list was charted in consultation with some of the world’s top travel professionals, including travel writers, bloggers and agencies.

PARIS PHOTOS

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.

PARIS VIDEOS

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.