Sunday, 26 June, 2022

Topic: France

France evacuates 21 Indians from Kabul who were providing security at French Embassy

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar thanked his French counterpart for evacuating the Indian nationals from Kabul to Paris, in the backdrop of the Taliban takeover.

France fines Google $593 million for failing to pay media companies fairly for news

Google is facing a global onslaught as regulators across the world sharpen scrutiny of the largest tech firms, their advertising business, apps and search.

Stung by French fine, Google promises to change its advertising model around the world

Google said it is committed to working proactively with regulators everywhere to make improvements to its products, and that it will be 'testing & developing behavioural changes'.

Covid-19 pandemic: Brazil crosses 4 lakh deaths, Hong Kong fears 5th wave with new mutant

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Rafale training of IAF pilots in France comes to an end, eyes on ‘Lethal 16’ next

Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria also flagged off 4 more Rafale fighters in France that are expected to land in India Thursday, taking the total number of the aircraft to 18.

All about Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan, extremist group now outlawed by Imran Khan regime

Last week, Pakistan banned the TLP under the Anti-Terrorism Act. The party has been seeking downgrade of Paris-Islamabad ties, among other demands.

US has highest number of museums but China draws most visitors: Study

Many are familiar with the Louvre in France, the world’s most famous and visited museum. But there are other interesting choices that deserve their place on a bucket list.

France advises its citizens in Pakistan to leave country as violent protests grow

The Tehreek-i-Labaik Pakistan, a banned, radical religious group, took to streets Monday to force the government to expel the French envoy over 'blasphemous' caricatures.

Quad is not ‘Asian NATO’, India never had ‘NATO mentality’, Jaishankar says

Speaking at Raisina Dialogue, Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar says the Indo-Pacific construct is about overcoming the Cold War, not reinforcing it.

Pfizer halts vaccines to Israel as it fails to pay up & French ministers `caught’ partying

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.