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Indian digital economy will touch $1 trillion-mark by 2022: DEA Secy

Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg on Saturday said that India’s digital economy is expected to touch a $1 trillion mark by 2022.  Garg in the Platinum Jubilee Celebrations of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) said on last evening, “”We expect the Indian economy to be a $1 trillion digital economy by

India, France ink 14 MoUs in key sectors

India, France ink 14 MoUs in key sectors. India and France on Saturday signed 14 agreements in key sectors in an effort to bolster the bilateral relations between the two sides. An agreement was signed on the prevention of illicit consumption and reduction of illicit traffic in narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and chemical precursors and related offences. It will facilitate the two countries in combating

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French President meets PM Modi

French President Emmanuel Macron met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Hyderabad House here on Saturday. Earlier in the day, Macron met External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj.Macron visited Rajghat while being accompanied by his wife, Brigitte Macron and M.J. Akbar, the Minister of State for External Affairs, and paid his tribute at memorial of Mahatma Gandhi. The resident Macron signed the

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France bans cellphone use in cars

France has banned the use of cellphones in cars even when the engine is off as long as one has not stopped in a designated parking area, local media reported. According to a new court ruling, violating the ban could lead to the immediate suspension of one’s driver’s license, Xinhua news agency quoted French daily Le

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Adults disguised as school rugby team by human traffickers in Punjab

Human traffickers: Travel agents in Punjab forged documents of 23 adults to send them to France. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested three men after they allegedly tricked the families sending them to France for what they said was a rugby camp. Those who have been sent  to France were neither school children nor rugby

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New Limelight Networks Report Reveals Consumers Worldwide Spend Nearly 17 Hours A Week Online

Consumers Worldwide Spend: Consumers worldwide are spending more time online and are quick to avoid websites that provide poor user experiences or have had security breaches, according to the latest “State of the User Experience” research report from Limelight Networks, a global leader in digital content delivery. The annual global report, which highlights consumer online

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PM Modi meets Florence Parly in Delhi

French Minister of Armed Forces Florence Parly, who is on a two day visit to India, met Prime Minister of country Narendra Modi in Delhi. India and France will jointly conduct naval exercise Varuna next year. This was decided during a meeting between Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Florence Parly on Friday.India and France also vowed to strengthen bilateral

French presidency gives official role to Brigitte Macron

Paris, Aug 21, The French presidency said today that Brigitte Macron, the wife of President Emmanuel Macron, would have a official role representing France but would not be paid or have her own budget or staff.A proposal by Macron during campaigning earlier this year to create a new First Lady status for her has been shelved

UK: petrol, diesel and hybrid cars to be banned

UK: Petrol, diesel and hybrid cars to be banned

The British government has decided to ban petrol, diesel and hybrid cars by 2040 after reviewing air pollution. France has also decided to stop the petrol and diesel cars from 2040.The government has plan to ban the sale of new diesel and petrol cars by 2040 and encourage the people to buy electric vehicle.After the

Parents of ailing Indian in France get visas

New Delhi: Parents of an ailing sikh man Amarinder Singh, who is admitted in a France hospital have got visas to visit him after the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara General Secretary Manjinder Singh Sirsa had taken up the issue with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj as well as French Embassy for getting visa for the parents.

Trump's France visit to focus on Syria, terrorism issues

Trump’s France visit to focus on Syria, terrorism issues

US President Donald Trump will travel to Paris later this week to attend the annual Bastille Day celebrations and hold discussions with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on issues like Syria and counter-terrorism, the White House says. “The president will arrive in Paris mid morning on Thursday, July 13th to conduct meetings with President Macron

Qatar's Emir to visit France in Late summer

Qatar’s Emir to visit France in Late summer

Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani will go on a France tour. France’s newly elected president, Emmanuel Macron, talked about the situation in the al-Thani area of the Gulf region, according to the President’s Office of the French.According to the statement, Al-Thani expects to visit France in late summer this year.Earlier, the sources said

Gunmen open fire outside a mosque in France, 8 injured

Gunmen open fire outside a mosque in France, 8 injured

Eight people were wounded in a shooting in front of a mosque in the southern French city of Avignon in an incident police consider to be a settling of scores rather than a militant attack, a source close to the investigation said on Monday.Two of the eight wounded were hospitalised after the incident, according to

Burkini controversy renewed after swimsuit banned from French leisure park

The burkini controversy has been reignited after the mayor of a small town in France banned the full-body swimwear from a new leisure park, despite high courts having ruled the ban as illegal the previous year.The mayor of a small town in central France has reignited the burkini debate after banning the full-body swimwear from

let's know about Bicycle,whose price same as luxury car

let’s know about Bicycle,whose price same as luxury Car

let’s know about Bicycle,whose price same as luxury car. Paris: Telling about a bicycle the cost of this is around Rs. 26 lakhs. The French car maker, Bugatti, has built this designer bike and costs 400,000 dollars to 25 lakh 92 thousand 200 rupees. This bicycle color you can change according to your choice. But

Fitness blogger killed after whipped cream dispenser explodes

Fitness blogger killed whipped cream dispenser explodes. Strasbourg, Jun 22 (AFP) An Instagram star and well-known fitness blogger has died in a freak accident after a pressurised cannister used for dispensing whipped cream exploded, hitting her in the chest, her family has said.Rebecca Burger, who had a large following on the social media site, where

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UK goes to the ballot: All you need to know about the 2017 election

Britain takes a leading role in global anti-terror efforts and is a key member of the US-led coalition bombing Islamist State group positions in Iraq and Syria. It holds veto power at the United Nations, where it is one of the five permanent members of the Security Council along with China, France, Russia and the United

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Women to be allowed in combat role in Army, says Gen Bipin Rawat

In a transformational move, the Indian Army is all set to open up combat positions for women, a gender barrier broken by only a few countries globally. Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat said the process to allow women in combat role, currently an exclusive domain of men, is moving fast and initially women will be recruited

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India is helping build world’s largest nuclear fusion reactor

Near the banks of the Sabarmati, in the green city of Gandhinagar, a team of 122 scientists and engineers from across India is working silently on building some crucial nuclear components. These are meant to power the world’s largest nuclear reactor, coming up in the Cadarache province of southern France. At a time when an


PM Modi reaches France, to hold talks with President Emmanuel Macron

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reached France for the final leg of his four-nation tour of Europe where he will meet newly-elected President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. In a tweet, the prime minister said, “Reached France for a vital visit to enhance ties with one of our most important strategic partners.” According to reports, the