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Indo-French ties

Indo-French ties

April 25, 2016

General JJ Singh, former Chief of Army Staff of India, was made recently ‘Officier de l’Ordre national de la Légion d’Honneur’ (Officer of the Legion of Honour) by France, at the French Embassy in Delhi. On behalf of the President of the French Republic, François Hollan...

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Environment

Environment

April 20, 2016

India will raise the issue of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling against the Indian Domestic Solar Mission. This was announced by India’s Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar, on Tuesday, at a press conference on the eve of his departure...

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Ecology and Paris agreement

Ecology and Paris agreement

April 20, 2016

India on Tuesday urged the developed world to declare its enhanced action plan for the second period of Kyoto Protocol, after the Paris Climate Change Agreement. Addressing a press conference on the eve of his departure for New York for the signing of Paris Climate Change Agreeme...

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L’ancien président français en Inde

L’ancien président français en Inde

April 12, 2016

L’ancien président français Nicolas Sarkozy sera en Inde, à New-Delhi, le 13 avril, où il s’entretiendra avec le Premier ministre indien Narendra Modi, après leur première rencontre à Paris en avril 2015. Il est perçu comme plutôt favorable aux entreprises par le...

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Former French president in India

Former French president in India

April 12, 2016

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy will visit India on April 13 and meet with the Indian Prime minister Narendra Modi, after their first encounter in Paris in April 2015. He is perceived as rather pro-business amongst Indian decision makers and is also surrounded, in the gen...

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Prince William and Kate visit India

Prince William and Kate visit India

April 12, 2016

Prince William, the duke of Cambridge, with his wife Kate, began a week’s tour of India on April 10, 2016. On their first day, the couple visited Banganga water tank in Mumbai, enjoyed a game of cricket and attended charity events. The duke and duchess of Cambridge began a seve...

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World Sufi Forum 2016

World Sufi Forum 2016

March 23, 2016

Le Premier ministre indien, Narendra Modi, a souligné la nécessité de construire la paix et l’harmonie dans le monde, devant des centaines de personnes venues assister au World Sufi Forum 2016, le forum mondial sur le Soufisme, les 17 au 20 mars derniers, à New Delhi. P...

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World Sufi Forum 2016

World Sufi Forum 2016

March 22, 2016

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed on the need to build peace and harmony in the world, as hundreds of people attended the World Sufi Forum from March 17-20, 2016 in New Delhi. With an aim to strengthen global peace, stand against violence and spread spiritual messag...

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Castes et quotas en Inde

Castes et quotas en Inde

February 22, 2016

La situation reste tendue dans le Nord de l’Inde après des émeutes au sein de l’influente communauté Jat qui ont fait au moins 19 morts et près de 200 blessés en trois jours et abouti à un rationnement de l’eau et à la fermeture des écoles dans la capitale, Delhi. D...

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Castes and quotas in India

Castes and quotas in India

February 22, 2016

The situation remains tense in northern India after some riots led by the influential Jat community where at least 19 were killed and 200 wounded these last three days and which resulted in water rationing and schools closures in the Indian capital, Delhi. Representatives of the ...

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La Légion d’Honneur à Manish Arora

La Légion d’Honneur à Manish Arora

February 15, 2016

Le couturier indien Manish Arora a été fait Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur en reconnaissance de ses créations, de sa contribution au monde de la mode et de ses liens tissés depuis des années avec la France. Manish Arora, l’une des figures du monde indien de la mod...

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Urdu in the 21st Century

Urdu in the 21st Century

February 15, 2016

While classic poets such as Mir Taqi Mir and Mirza Ghalib of the 17th and 18th century set a benchmark, even in the modern world, Urdu, one of the principal languages of India, is alive and thriving with rich poetry, theatre, qawwali and mushaira.   Every word that Gulzar, a...

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