Sunday, 26 June, 2022

Topic: PARIS

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.

Brexit is hell for the British public, and Macron flees burning Paris

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

GLOBAL PULSE: Paris pullout is a gift to China, Russia’s patriotic hackers and a belated Beatlemania for Cubans

PARIS PULLOUT IS A STRATEGIC GIFT TO CHINA Trump has managed to turn “America First into America Isolated”, said The New York Times. His pull out of the Paris climate accord creates a vacuum of global leadership and is “the greatest strategic gift to the Chinese”.

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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.