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Anand Mahindra conferred with France's highest civilian award

Anand Mahindra conferred with France's highest civilian award

Mahindra & Mahindra Chairman and Managing Director Anand Mahindra has been conferred with Chevalier de la LÉgion d'Honneur (Knight of the Legion of Honour) by the French authorities.

No evidence to prove ISIS threat against Hollande's India visit 'real': Envoy

No evidence to prove ISIS threat against Hollande's India visit 'real': Envoy

The envoy said that they are used to receiving such threats and they are generally a hoax.

Suspected mastermind of Paris attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, killed in Saint-Denis raid: Reports

Suspected mastermind of Paris attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, killed in Saint-Denis raid: Reports

Reports calimed that suspected mastermind of Paris attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, was killed in Police raid.

1.2 lakh Indians issued French Visa this year: Ambassador

More than 1.2 lakh Indians have been issued visas in the last 10 months which is way more than 97,000 total visas issued last year, France Ambassador to India Francois Richier said on Monday.

France to act tough against paedophiles, says Ambassador to India

Concerned over increasing paedophile cases involving French citizens in India, France has stepped up its cooperation with CBI to deal with the crime, which has seen a six-fold increase in the last three years in South East Asia.

France to act tough against paedophiles

 Concerned over increasing paedophile cases involving French citizens in India, France has stepped up its cooperation with CBI to deal with the crime, which has seen a six-fold increase in the last three years in South East Asia.

Paris climate meet must have universal agreement: French envoy

French Ambassador Francois Richier Thursday said the climate change conference in Paris later this year should frame a "universal agreement" of all countries' commitment to reduce rising temperature and that it must address different situations of carbon emission faced by them.

France working on minimising carbon footprint during COP21

France is working on minimising carbon footprint that would be generated during the UN Climate Change Conference (COP21), which the European nation will host later this year in Paris.

'Rural women can play crucial role in tackling climate change'

Women, especially those living in rural areas, can play a crucial role in tackling climate change "by changing the way they cook, gather wood or maintain household", French Ambassador to India Francois Richier said Thursday.

Cannes Film festival will remain world's best, says envoy

The Cannes Film Festival is the world's best movie fest and even the Berlin Film Festival event cannot compete with it, the French Ambassador said here on Saturday.

French envoy to visit West Bengal

 In a bid to strengthen France`s ties with West Bengal, French ambassador Francois Richier begins a three-day visit to the state from Monday.

Initiatives needed to stop destruction of environment: French Ambassador to India Francois Richier

In view of incessant rains and floods causing massive destruction in Jammu and Kashmir, French Ambassador to India Francois Richier on Wednesday said governments should take initiatives to stop disruption of environment to prevent catastrophes in the future.

France, Indian Air Force chiefs to take part in `Garuda-5

French Air Chief General Denis Mercier with his country`s Ambassador Francois Richier and French defence attache Group Captain Benedict Smith along with Indian Air Force Chief Arup Raha will arrive here on Monday to participate in the ongoing fifth Indo-French air exercise `Garuda-5`.

Will share knowhow with Puducherry to restore beach: French ambassador

France will share its technology
with the Puducherry government as part of a joint initiative to restore and strengthen the beach in the Union Territory, French Ambassador to India, Francois Richier, said here today.

French schools follow secular policy: French envoy

Defending the ban on wearing headgear in government schools, French ambassador Francois Richier on Thursday said schools there follow a stringent secular policy.

French ambassador calls on Punjab Governor

French ambassador Francois Richier called on Punjab Governor Shivraj Patil here on Thursday and discussed various issues, including collaborations between the two countries.

French ambassador meets Narendra Modi, discusses partnership

Ambassador of France to India Francois Richier with a business delegation met Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in Gandhinagar on Tuesday and discussed potential areas for partnership.

68th anniversary of end of WWII observed in Puducherry

French Ambassador to India Francois Richier paid homage at the statue of `Soldat Inconnu` (Unknown Soldier) at the French government maintained War Memorial.

French Naval destroyer FNS Montcalm to undertake joint training

French Naval destroyer FNS Montcalm will make a five-day port call in Goa from Saturday and undertake joint training activities with the Indian Navy.

India-France trade target missed due to economic crisis, says official

The European economic crisis has hit the trade relations between India and France missing the target of reaching 12 billion euro by 2012, according to a top French diplomat.