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  • Black money: Luxembourg offers to send financial experts team 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Luxembourg, one of the biggest routes for investments into India, on Monday offered to send a team of experts in New Delhi to brief the government on measures taken by it to curb illegal financial transactions. The offer was conveyed by Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn to his Indian...
  • India Rafale fighter jet sale talks advance: France February 25, 2015

    Paris: Talks on the sale of 126 Rafale fighter jets to India are advancing, a French defence ministry spokesman said during a visit to India by Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian to salvage a deal stalled on the issue of local assembly of the aircraft. Talks about the contract, worth a...
  • France to holds talks with India to rescue Rafale fighter jets deal for IAF February 24, 2015

    New Delhi: French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will hold talks with his Indian counterpart in New Delhi on Tuesday to salvage a deal to supply 126 Dassault fighter jets that has stalled on the issue of local assembly of the aircraft. Under the terms of the contract, 18 of the...
  • 'Wild' review: It proves to be that rare movie about an epic life-changing journey February 20, 2015

    Cast: Gaby Hoffmann, Reese Witherspoon Director: Jean-Marc Vallée Too many metaphors are employed to convey the story of Cheryl Strayed, a young woman who sets off on a grueling 1000-mile hike in order to exorcise personal demons, in 'Wild'. Reese Witherspoon plays the protagonist, who's shouldering a massive backpack that symbolizes...
  • 'Two Days, One Night' review: Marion Cotillard's portrayal of a Belgian working woman is real yet empathetic February 20, 2015

    Directors: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne Actors: Marion Cotillard, Fabrizio Rongione Language: French (Deux jour, une nuit) It is the first time Derdenne brothers have taken an A-list star to play the lead in their movie. The decision to cast the French actress Marion Cotillard was a great one and it is proved...
  • Islamic State says airstrike killed US hostage, US skeptical February 7, 2015

    Beirut: Islamic State extremists claimed that an American woman held hostage by the group has been killed in a Jordanian airstrike in northern Syria, but the government of Jordan dismissed the statement as "criminal propaganda" and the US said it had not seen any evidence to corroborate the report. The...
  • Philippe Streiff apologises to FIA after legal threat January 24, 2015

    Paris: Former Formula One driver Philippe Streiff has apologised to FIA president Jean Todt and medical head Gerard Saillant for comments he made about the investigation into Jules Bianchi's Japanese Grand Prix accident. Todt and Saillant had threatened legal action on Thursday for defamation.. "I let myself get carried away in front...
  • French Formula One winner Beltoise dies at 77 January 5, 2015

    French former Formula One driver Jean-Pierre Beltoise, who won the Monaco Grand Prix in torrential rain in 1972, died on Monday at the age of 77. The French motor sport federation (FFSA) paid tribute to Beltoise, whose Monaco victory was the 17th and last by the now-defunct BRM team, in a...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio ushers in the New Year at St Barts; girlfriend Toni Garrn was nowhere to be seen January 5, 2015

    Los Angeles: Hollywood superstar Leonardo DiCaprio was spotted partying with bikini-clad women at the beach in St Barts last week. The 'Wolf of Wall Street' star hit the beach last week for a little partying with friends, reported E!Online. Dressed in colourful floral-print swim trunks and sunglasses, the 40-year-old star celebrated New...
  • 'Goodbye to Language' top pick of NYC film critics January 4, 2015

    New York: The National Society of Film Critics has chosen the 3-D movie 'Goodbye to Language' as the best picture of 2014 in their 49th annual awards meeting in New York City. Society members gathered at Lincoln Center in Manhattan on Saturday to vote, choosing French director Jean-Luc Godard's 70-minute film...
  • To prevent girls from 'straying', Bihar panchayat bans jeans, mobiles December 21, 2014

    Gopalganj: A village panchayat in Bihar has banned girls from wearing jeans and using mobile phones claiming that they increase the chances of girls "going astray". Confirming that such a diktat has been issued in Singha panchayat in Hathua block of the district, Hathua Block Development Officer Jitendra Kumar said the...
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme to return for 'Kickboxer' remake December 2, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor-martial artist Jean-Claude Van Damme, who is known for his action in 1989 film 'Kickboxer', is in final negotiations to return for its remake. John Stockwell will be directing the movie. It will feature 'Guardians of the Galaxy' star Dave Bautista and 'X Men: Days of Futue Past' actor...
  • India gets its first Bvlgari flagship store November 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Italian jewellery and luxury goods brand Bvlgari launched its first flagship store in the capital. The flagship store at DLF Emporio was inaugurated by Bvlgari's CEO Jean-Christophe Babin, who was earlier associated with Tag Heuer for 12 years before becoming the CEO at Bvlgari. Indian designer Anamika...
  • Oscar in hand, Harry Belafonte exhorts Hollywood on human rights November 10, 2014

    Reuters: Octogenarian actor and singer Harry Belafonte, accepting a top Hollywood human rights award, asked fellow artists and the entertainment industry to use their powerful platform to show the better side of humanity. Before a star-studded audience and next to a long-time friend, actor Sidney Poitier, the 87-year-old Belafonte received the...
  • Michael Schumacher's doctor sees progress after injury October 23, 2014

    Paris: A French physician who treated Michael Schumacher for nearly six months after the Formula One champion struck his head in a ski accident says he is no longer in a coma and predicted a possible recovery within three years. Jean-Francois Payen, a doctor at the Grenoble hospital that treated Schumacher...
  • Chennaiyin FC sign former Manchester United, PSG players October 20, 2014

    Chennaiyin FC announced the signings of former Manchester United midfielder Eric Djemba Djemba and former PSG forward Jean Maurice Edu on Sunday. Djemba last played in the Scottish Premiership for St. Mirren earlier this year before being released by the club. The 33-year-old Cameroon player has played for his national team...
  • Work on 'taming' firms wins Frenchman Jean Tirole economics Nobel October 13, 2014

    Stockholm: 2014 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, Jean Tirole said that he hasn't recouped yet, after winning the acclaimed prize. Tirole is the director of Toulouse School of Economics and the third French laureate in Economic Sciences. Tirole was incredibly surprised when he got the news that he has been awarded the...
  • France's Jean Tirole wins the 2014 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences October 13, 2014

    Stockholm: The 2014 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences was awarded to French economist Jean Tirole "for his analysis of market power and regulation". The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences decided to award The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for 2014 to Jean Tirole for breathing new...
  • Kerala: FIR filed against singer Yesudas for his remarks on women wearing jeans October 4, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: An FIR has been filed on Saturday against the music legend KJ Yesudas on his women wearing jeans remarks. On Thursday sparking a controversy, Yesudas resented women wearing jeans, saying this went against Indian culture. "Women should not cause trouble to others by wearing jeans. What should be covered should be...
  • Leander PaesCara Black enter US Open mixed doubles second round August 29, 2014

    India's Leander Paes and his Zimbabwean partner Cara Black, seeded third, along with the sixth seeds Rohan Bopanna and his Slovenian teammate Katarina Srebotnik advanced to the second round of the mixed doubles at the US Open. Paes and Cara had to battle hard to beat Dutch JeanJulien Rojer and AnnaLena...
  • Madhuri Dixit's warm personality gave me confidence to perform on Indian stage, says Canadian dancer Tara Jean Popowich August 24, 2014

    Canadian dancer Tara Jean Popowich, who is the latest contestant to be eliminated from 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7, feels that Indian dancers are good performers as compared to their western counterparts. Tara entered the celebrity dance reality show, which is an Indian adaptation of international talent hunt 'Dancing With the Stars',...
  • Girls have the right to wear jeans, use mobiles: Khap chief August 12, 2014

    Jind: To use mobile phones and wear jeans is the fundamental right of a girl and no panchayat should put a ban on it, chief of a Khap Panchayat in Haryana has said. Kandela Khap Panchayat chief Tekaram Kandela said to use mobile phones and wear jeans is the fundamental right...
  • Muzaffarnagar: Khap Panchayat bans jeans, mobiles for girls August 10, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: In yet another bizzare dikat of the Khap Panchayat in Uttar Pradesh's Muzzafarnagar district, it has banned unmarried girls from wearing jeans and using mobile phones. The panchayat claimed that these have a bad influence and were responsible for girls being harassed. The panchayat of Gujjar community was held...
  • Cheryl Cole plans second wedding to husband for friends, family July 21, 2014

    New York: Cheryl Cole has tied the knot with her new husband JeanBernard FernandezVersini two weeks ago, but the pop star is reportedly planning a second wedding bash for her family and friends to attend. Cole, 31, and JeanBernard wed earlier this month in a private ceremony on the remote island...
  • 1st Test: Sri Lanka end Day 2 trailing South Africa by 425 runs July 17, 2014

    Galle: JeanPaul Duminy came up with a timely century Thursday that helped South Africa declare their first innings at a formidable 455 for 9 on the second day of the first Test against Sri Lanka. The lefthander was unbeaten on 100 when South Africa captain Hashim Amla declared midway into the...
  • Watch: Reese Witherspoon embarks on a 1,000mile hiking expedition for selfdiscovery in 'Wild' July 14, 2014

    New York: Those who missed seeing Reese Witherspoon on the big screen can enjoy the trailer of her upcoming movie 'Wild'.The first trailer of 'Wild' is out and it shows her character living up to the movie title. Witherspoon plays a selfdestructive woman who tries to erase years of drug...
  • PaesStepanek in quarterfinals of Wimbledon doubles July 2, 2014

    London: Veteran Leander Paes advanced to the men's doubles quarterfinals of Wimbledon Championships after the Indian ace and his Czech Republic partner Radek Stepanek pulled off a hardfought win here on Wednesday. The fifth seeded IndoCzech duo prevailed over The Netherlands' JeanJulien Rojer and Horia Tecau of Romania 64, 76 (75),...
  • Judge: Daughter can stop food for Casey Kasem June 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: Casey Kasem's daughter has the authority to withhold food and fluids from her ailing father, a judge ruled Wednesday. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Daniel S. Murphy reversed a ruling from Monday that stated that Kasem should receive food, fluids and certain medications until after a courtappointed attorney met...
  • Rojer, Groenefeld win French Open mixed doubles title June 5, 2014

    Paris: JeanJulien Rojer of the Netherlands and AnnaLena Groenefeld of Germany won the mixed doubles title at the French Open by defeating eighthseeded Nenad Zimonjic of Serbia and Julia Goerges of Germany 46, 62, 107 on Thursday. Rojer was playing his first Grand Slam final while Groenefeld won the mixed doubles...