french press

‘Peddlers’ heads to Toronto film fest

August 1st, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) After the 65th Cannes International Film Festival, debut director Vasan Bala's "Peddlers" is now set for screening at the 37th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) ... Read more...

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French president supports Grameen’s Yunus

April 6th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 6 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy has said his government will closely monitor the developments regarding Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus' removal from Grameen Bank and will take ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bottle of French rare vintage fetches a record 77,412 dollars at auction

February 6th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 06 (ANI): A bottle of yellow wine, Vin jaune, from 1774 has fetched 77,412 U.S. dollars in eastern France, setting a record price.The 237-year-old bottle of wine, brewed from ... Read more...

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‘Miracle’ diet drug ‘linked to deaths of thousands’ in France

December 28th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): A new official report has revealed that a 'miracle' diet drug prescribed to French people may have killed thousands.Since its launch in 1979, Mediator was prescribed to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Saudi Clerics Endorse a Ban on Female Cashiers

November 2nd, 2010 - 1:35 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The top clerics in Saudi Arabia are challenging the government’s policies to expand the jobs available to women, citing that they should not be allowed to work as ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

73-yr-old former actress to challenge Sarkozy for French Presidency

October 18th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): Brigitte Bardot, the sixties sex symbol, has announced that she could be running for French president in the next election in 2012.The former actress turned animal activist ... Read more...

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French press scathing of Les Bleus’ World Cup performance

June 23rd, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): The French press have been predictably scathing today following Les Bleus' humiliating first-round exit at the World Cup.France crashed out of the tournament with a 2-1 defeat ... Read more...

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Chelsea boss Ancelotti says Sturridge’s twin-goals saved him from ‘running naked’

January 4th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 4 (ANI): Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti insists that striker Daniel Sturridge's two-goal FA Cup display against Watford will save him from a naked sprint around the club's training ground. ... Read more...

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Armstrong Team investigated because of used syringes

October 14th, 2009 - 1:14 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Oct 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) French prosecutors have launched a preliminary investigation and inquiry to examine used syringes found in medical waste containers during the Tour de France race. The eventual ... Read more...

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Sarkozy’s new “pet” - karate black belt female minister of ‘birds, flowers’

July 19th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): Chantal Jouanno, Nicolas Sarkozy's junior environment minister, is being described in the French press as his latest "pet".However, the mother-of-three, who is a karate black belt and winner ... Read more...

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Sarkozy promises bail-out for French press

January 24th, 2009 - 2:26 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 24 (DPA) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Friday proposed a series of measures intended to bring the country's newspapers out of their economic crisis.According to an estimate by the daily Le ... Read more...

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