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2021-05-12

#ThrowbackToday: The strange case of how the table knife came to be about four centuries ago today

In today's #TBT, you'll never guess what we want to talk to you about today. Table knives and their journey through the years. You see, it all started with one Cardinal on one fine day in France...

Published on 13th May 2021
2021-05-22

#ThrowbackToday: The valour that enabled Joan of Arc to victory is unmatched in the history of France

In today's #TBT, we would like to tell you the story of French heroine Joan of Arc. It's a story of a young girl who led an army to victory and was burnt at the age of 19 for it. Here's the story...

Published on 23rd May 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: When four teenagers and a dog stumbled upon a prehistoric cave

In today's #TBT, we recall an adventurous day when a bunch of teenagers and their dog actually discovered a cave that went on to be declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Published on 12th September 2021
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79 Indian students invited to France as language assistants

The Language Assistants programme will see the participation of 60 countries

Published on 15th June 2017
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Abhay Ashtekar, renowned Indian American theoretical physicist wins prestigious Einstein Prize

After receiving his Ph.D. in 1974 from the University of Chicago, Ashtekar went on to hold influential positions in France, Canada and India.

Published on 15th October 2018
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Adios Prince Charming, Glass slippers and voiceless Princess! Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls introduces strong female leads into the world of fairytales

Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo, authors of Goodnight Stories reveal why they felt the need to write a book that features the inspirational stories ofa hundred extraordinary women.

Published on 6th June 2017
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Bon Voyage: How these students cracked a start-up competition to head to France

Repaul Kanji, a PhD student from IIT Roorkee, led his team in the 24H Chrono Entrepreneurship Challenge, and will not further his start-up dream in France

Published on 20th February 2018
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Facebook expands Community Help feature for COVID-19 efforts

The social networking giant is starting to roll it out in the US, the UK, France, Australia and Canada in the next few days

Published on 1st April 2020
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French International School in Delhi now open for Indian students too

The Ambassador of France to India, Alexandre Ziegler, made the announcement in this regard on Wednesday

Published on 9th May 2018
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Gates Foundation poll finds young people more optimistic about the future than older generations

Data were collected from more than 40,000 respondents ages 12 and older in higher-income countries (Australia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Sweden, the United States, and Saudi Arabia)

Published on 24th September 2018
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Global COVID-19 cases surpass 85mn mark, India has second highest number of cases: John Hopkins University

The US remains the world's worst hit while countries like Brazil, Russia, France, UK, Italy and Turkey have more than a million confirmed cases

Published on 4th January 2021
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Here's how Facebook plans to expand its dedicated news section to 'multiple countries' including India

Apart from India, the company, in a blog post, said it is considering the UK, Germany, France and Brazil for the expansion of Facebook News

Published on 26th August 2020
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India shortlisted among five countries for Uber's new aerial taxi venture

After evaluating countries across the globe, Uber Elevate - the ride-hailing platform's aerial taxi arm - announced Japan, India, Australia, Brazil and France

Published on 30th August 2018
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India to receive 28 tonnes of medical equipment sent by France tomorrow

This comes after Lanain announced on Tuesday France will send not only immediate relief but also build long term capacities, as the country fights an unprecedented health crisis

Published on 1st May 2021
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Meet 11-year-old Riddhima Pandey who joined Greta Thunberg in climate change campaign

The child activist returned from France on Thursday where she participated in a summit to tackle global warming

Published on 27th September 2019

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