Monday, 28 November, 2022

Topic: PARIS

‘Best feeling of the week,’ Paris champion Holger Rune on beating Djokovic

The 19-year-old rallied from a set down to overcome Djokovic and deny him a 7th title in the tournament, capping off a spectacular run in which he also beat four other top-10 players.

Though high on tourists, Agra still 6th among cities with least Airbnbs in world, says study

Research by the website Inkifi also found that Bengaluru is the second cheapest city to live in an Airbnb, with an average daily rate of Rs 1,864.91.

Heirloom recipes to home baking — 3 entrepreneurs are serving the Parisian experience in India

It’s expensive and makes no concessions for taste buds ruined by decades of exposure to artificial flavours and industrial quantities of refined sugar. But incredibly, it’s working.

Cairn targets Indian assets in Paris: What is its dispute with Modi govt & why it’s escalated

A tax dispute stemming from a 15-year old transaction has adversely impacted India’s efforts to project itself as an investor friendly destination. ThePrint explains

Covid-19 pandemic — Families stuck in Hong Kong’s quarantine facilities, Paris under lockdown

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

Eiffel Tower reopens after 104-day shutdown due to coronavirus

The lifts that usually whisk visitors up the 324-meter tall wrought-iron Eiffel Tower will remain closed and people have to take the stairs.

UK Defence Secretary sacked over Huawei leak

Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in prison for bail breach and clash between protesters and police in Paris May Day rallies.

Notre Dame’s terrible fire unites the world in dismay

Notre Dame is a summit of human achievement, and once restored, will stand for an added measure of human resilience.

Millennium of symbolism burns with Notre Dame

Notre Dame, which captured French monarchy and stood over dark events and many celebrations, including during World War II  may now also become an unpleasant symbol of current events like politics of anger.

Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris survives massive blaze but loses its Gothic spire

Fire services said the fire could be linked to the heavy restoration work being done at the 850-year-old cathedral.

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Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.