Working with India's leading research centres, the Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research (CEFIPRA) is seeking more scientific partnerships for the country's remote areas, particularly the northeast states, an official said here Thursday.
French actress Julie Gayet, whose affair with President Francois Hollande made headlines worldwide, opened the Beirut International Film Festival on Wednesday and criticised "fundamentalism" in neighbouring Syria.
Just three years after France`s upper house Senate made history with its first ever swing to the left, the right clawed back a majority Sunday in a new setback for Socialist President Francois Hollande.
"The match has begun," French political veteran Alain Juppe said today after his rival and ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy announced his comeback, as the battle for supremacy over the country's beleaguered opposition kicked off.
Nearly two-thirds of French people want beleaguered President Francois Hollande, who is grappling with record unpopularity, double-digit unemployment and a stagnant economy, to resign, a poll said Thursday.