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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu embarks on France visit

The Heads of State, Heads of Government of over 50 countries and their representatives are participating in the centenary activities. The main ceremony at Arc de Triomphe monument in Paris will be presided over by the French President Emmanuel Macron. The Vice President will also hold a number of bilateral ... Read More »

Geologists reveal ancient connection between England and France

The British mainland was formed from the collision of not two, but three ancient continental land masses, according to new research. Scientists have for centuries believed that England, Wales and Scotland were created by the merger of Avalonia and Laurentia more than 400 million years ago. However, geologists based at ... Read More »

‘FIFA Gagnants’! France are the WORLD CHAMPIONS!

In a match that had a bit of everything, Mario Mandzukic scored the first ever own goal in a World Cup final to put France in front at the Luzhniki Stadium, only for Ivan Perisic to equalise. However, Antoine Griezmann’s penalty put France back in front after Perisic’s handball was ... Read More »

FIFA World Cup 2018: France are the WORLD CHAMPIONS!

France led 2-1 at halftime courtesy of the first own-goal and the first video-reviewed penalty in a World Cup final. The own-goal off the top of Mario Mandzukic’s head was the 12th of the tournament. That’s double the previous World Cup record of six. Croatia rallied to equalize on a ... Read More »

FIFA World Cup 2018 final: France lead 4-1 against Croatia

The title clash refreshes memory of their 1998 semi-final when two near-identical second half strikes by right-back Liliam Thuram propelled France to their first final before they went on to overwhelm defending champions and South American powerhouse Brazil. This time, however, Zlatko Dalic-coached Croatia have a squad capabale of going all the way. Just like the ... Read More »

FIFA World Cup 2018 final: France lead 2-1 against Croatia at half time

The title clash refreshes memory of their 1998 semi-final when two near-identical second half strikes by right-back Liliam Thuram propelled France to their first final before they went on to overwhelm defending champions and South American powerhouse Brazil. This time, however, Zlatko Dalic-coached Croatia have a squad capabale of going all the way. Just like the ... Read More »

FIFA World Cup: France to battle resilient Croatia for title

The title clash refreshes memory of their 1998 semi-final when two near-identical second half strikes by right-back Liliam Thuram propelled France to their first final before they went on to overwhelm defending champions and South American powerhouse Brazil. This time, however, Zlatko Dalic-coached Croatia have a squad capabale of going all the way. Just like the ... Read More »

France beat Belgium to advance to World Cup final

Didier Deschamps’ side will face England or Croatia in Moscow on Sunday as the French look to lift the trophy for the second time following their triumph on home soil in 1998. In an enthralling tactical match, it was once again a set-piece that proved decisive with Umtiti’s near-post header ... Read More »

India surpasses France to become World’s 6th largest economy

India, which has been growing at a rapid pace, has surpassed France to become the sixth largest economy in the world. According to World Bank figures for 2017, the report said: “India’s gross domestic product (GDP) amounted to $2.597 trillion at the end of last year, against $2.582 trillion for ... Read More »

Mbappe makes history as France battle into World Cup last 16

France, one of the pre-tournament favourites, join Uruguay and hosts Russia in the knockout rounds with one group game to go. Paris Saint-Germain forward Mbappe — aged 19 years and 183 days — underlined his rich talent and claimed his place in the French record books when he poked home ... Read More »