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French rape case: Indian law will prevail, says Krishna


June 20th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) A day after French consulate official Pascal Mazurier was arrested for allegedly abusing his minor daughter, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna stressed Wednesday that he ... Read more...

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Big B admires Preity’s guts, drive


June 20th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is all praises for Preity Zinta's frankness and her guts to survive in a "cruel" world without any help."I have always admired ... Read more...

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French official arrested, jailed on sexual abuse charge (Second Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 19 (IANS) French consulate official Pascal Mazurier was Tuesday arrested on the charge of sexually abusing his minor daughter over the past few weeks, police said. A court ... Read more...

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French official held for sexually abusing daughter (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 19 (IANS) Bangalore police early Tuesday arrested French official Pascal Mazurier, 39, on the charge of sexually abusing his minor daughter over the past weeks, a senior police ... Read more...

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No diplomatic immunity for accused official: French embassy


June 18th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 18 (IANS) A French diplomat, accused of sexually abusing his minor daughter, has no diplomatic immunity from being tried under Indian laws for the alleged crime, the French ... Read more...

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Nine French tourists detained in Bihar


April 22nd, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 22 (IANS) Nine French tourists were detained in Bihar's Nawada district for violating visa conditions and later sent out of the state Sunday, police said.Bihar police chief Abhyanand ... Read more...

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Capital to host 2nd edition of human rights film fest


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The capital is set to host the second edition of Flashpoint Human Rights Film Festival, which will bring 16 films from various parts of the ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka protests over LTTE stamps in France


January 3rd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 3 (IANS) Sri Lankan Foreign Minister G.L. Peiris Tuesday met French ambassador to Colombo Christine Robichon and lodged a protest over postage stamps issued in France with images ... Read more...

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India, France to bond over new age dance Nov 2-8


October 18th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) An Indo-French Festival of Contemporary Dance, "DanSe Dialogues" Nov 2-8 will bring contemporary and alternative dances practices to the capital to popularise new age dance in ... Read more...

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Jaitapur plant will get consent: French ambassador


September 24th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) France is confident that the Jaitapur nuclear plant that has run into trouble because of earthquake concerns will get the green light, says outgoing French ... Read more...

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Another row over India-funded presidential mansion in Ghana


August 22nd, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 22 (IANS) More than two years after the completion of the controversy-prone presidential mansion in Ghana's capital built with Indian support, another storm has engulfed the project, suggesting ... Read more...

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Put off award function, Ash asks France after Mumbai blasts


July 14th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai, who was to receive an honour from the French government here Wednesday, requested officials to postpone the ceremony in the ... Read more...

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A book on Indian maharajas and their cars


April 28th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A glimpse into the life of former Indian maharajas and the magnificent limousines they drove can be had in a new book that was launched ... Read more...

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Two French terror suspects held in Lahore


April 15th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) Two French nationals suspected of belonging to an international terror group were arrested in Lahore late Thursday, officials said.The two are suspected of being part of ... Read more...

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$1 billion fund to spur industrial innovations: Pitroda


March 24th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) In a move to support and spur new innovations for various industry segments in the country, the National Innovation Council would set up a venture ... Read more...

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Quake-hit Japanese search for shelter to evade radiation


March 16th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) It was 11 a.m. Tuesday in Tokyo when Prime Minister Naoto Kan finally admitted that damage to a nuclear reactor in Fukushima may represent a ... Read more...

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France, Egypt send planes to Libya to evacuate people


February 22nd, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 22 (IANS) France and Egypt sent armed forces' aircraft Tuesday to evacuate their nationals from Libya, after fighter jets bombed parts of the Libyan capital Tripoli where furious anti-government protesters ... Read more...

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Tunisians demand recall of new French envoy


February 20th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, Feb 20 (IANS) A number of people in Tunisia have demanded that newly-appointed French Ambassador to Tunisia Boris Boillon be recalled. Hundreds of protesters Saturday gathered before the French embassy ... Read more...

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Bruni meets AIDS patients, dazzles Delhi (Second Lead)


December 6th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The glamorous French First Lady Carla Bruni had a different kind of day out in Delhi Monday as she interacted with HIV positive patients and counsellors at ... Read more...

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Hariprasad Chaurasia gets top French honour


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Classical flute exponent Hariprasad Chaurasia will be conferred the Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, the highest civilian award in France, by the French government ... Read more...

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Gilani’s sudden cancellation of Europe trip raises doubts over Islamabad-Paris relations


September 25th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 25 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani's sudden cancellation of his Europe trip has raised speculations over whether the decision was linked to an Islamabad-Paris tiff, which began ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama White House ‘hell’ claim dismissed


September 17th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 17 (ANI): The White House has dismissed claims in a new book that Michelle Obama told French first lady Carla Bruni that her life as America's first lady was "hell"."The ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson’s Swarovski glove up for grabs


August 17th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) A black Swarovski glove worn by the late King of Pop Michael Jackson is set to go under the hammer as part of a pop culture auction ... Read more...

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Angelo Marsella Recalls D Day


June 6th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Brookhaven, June 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) June 6 might be just another Sunday for many of us, but for the Veterans of the Second World War it is one of the ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni ‘eager’ to meet David Cameron


May 16th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): Carla Bruni has reportedly indicated that she's looking forward to meet David Cameron when her husband, Nicolas Sarkozy, visits London next month.While the French Prez has ... Read more...

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Hot air balloon crashes near Abu Dhabi, 2 killed


April 26th, 2010 - 2:46 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dubai, Apr 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A hot air balloon crashed near Abu Dhabi. At least 2 people were killed in the mishap, and several people were injured. Amongst the dead are an ... Read more...

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UAE to stage first public opera


April 22nd, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 22 (IANS/WAM) A musical extravaganza awaits opera lovers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), as they will be able to watch a public performance in the Emirates for the ... Read more...

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First French education fair in UAE


April 13th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 13 (IANS/WAM) France will organise an education fair in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to highlight the education opportunities in that country. The fair will be held at HCT Men's ... Read more...

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France expresses solidarity with India over Kabul terror


February 27th, 2010 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) France Friday expressed solidarity with India in the wake of the terror attack in Kabul in which 9 Indians were killed and conveyed its condolences to ... Read more...

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Delhi gangster admits hand in Nepal media tycoon’s killing


February 8th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 8 (IANS) A former scalper from New Delhi's Tilak Nagar who became Indian underworld don Chhota Rajan's aide, has admitted responsibility for the audacious killing of Nepal's controversial ... Read more...

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Haiti earthquake: 200 missing in Hotel Montana collapse


January 13th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-au-Prince, Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A very popular hotel in the Haiti capital collapsed due to the massive earthquake. Hotel Montana collapsed and around 200 people are missing.A French minister said ... Read more...

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Policeman killed in Yemen shooting


January 5th, 2010 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), Jan 5 (DPA) One policeman was killed and three were wounded following clashes at a demonstration in the city of Aden on Monday, police said. Brigadier General Abduallah Qairan, head of ... Read more...

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Lata ‘doubly honoured’ for being chosen for French award


December 1st, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) The French embassy Wednesday will honour singing legend Lata Mangeshkar with the 'Officier de la Legion d'Honneur', France's highest civilian award, for her contribution ... Read more...

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UAE to organise lecture on ‘Dialogue of Civilisations’


November 1st, 2009 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 1 (IANS) A lecture titled "Dialogue of Civilisations between yesterday and today" will be organised here Monday under the patronage of Sheikh Sultan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, president's representative ... Read more...

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US re-designates Algerian group as terrorist body


October 28th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) The United States has re-designated Algerian-based group Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), an Islamist militia that aims to overthrow the Algerian government and institute an Islamic ... Read more...

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