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French author Patrick Modiano bags Nobel prize in literature

French writer Patrick Modiano has won the Nobel Prize for Literature, The Swedish Academy said on Thursday. The 69-year-old author beat Ngugi wa Thiong’o, Haruki Murakami, Svetlana......

This is a message in blood: IS-linked jihadis behead French hostage

A video grab of members of Islamist group Jund al-Khilifa threatening to execute Herve Gourdel Islamic State-linked militants in Algeria have beheaded a French hostage captured over the weekend --......

More shocking details of Foley execution emerge

A French journalist, who had been a prisoner for months with the murdered American journalist James Foley, has claimed he has a “rough” idea as to the identity of the suspected......

Rs 30,000 cr Indo-French missile plan in troubled waters

An Indo-French proposed joint venture expected to be worth around Rs 30,000 crore to develop short range air defence missiles seems to have run into rough weather as Indian Air Force feels that its......

French FM meets Modi, discusses defence, anti-terrorism

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed ways to strengthen cooperation in key areas such as defence, trade and investment with India......

Dengue drug can give Sanofi $1-bn India biz

French drug major Sanofi’s dengue vaccine discovery could open a $-1 billion opportunity in India alone. The Paris-based global drug giant announced last week that it would have the vaccine......

Publicis to acquire Sapient for $3.7 billion

In one of the biggest deals in the media and advertising space, French advertising agency Publicis Groupe will acquire US digital marketing firm Sapient in an all-cash deal worth $3.7 billion......

Jean Tirole wins 2014 Nobel Prize for Economics

French economist Jean Tirole won the 2014 Nobel Prize for economics for his work that has shed light on how governments should regulate powerful companies that dominate markets, the Royal Swedish......

Renault to enter used car biz in India; 2 new models in 2015

French auto major Renault plans to enter new verticals, including used car business in India next year, besides launching two new models, to make its presence felt in the market which it sees as......

Bribe charges link Alstom to firms from Singapore, Hong Kong

The two companies allegedly used by French company Alstom as a route to pay bribes to win signalling contract for the first two phases of the Delhi Metro rail system are registered in Singapore and......

French film on Mumbai's 2008 terrorist attack

The 2008 terrorist attack on Mumbai will provide the backdrop for the survival drama Taj Mahal, a French film for an international audience that will start shooting in the city in a few months.......

Shah Rukh Khan's French Connection

The superstar gets France's highest honour. When Shah Rukh Khan received France’s highest honour -- the Knight of the Legion of Honour -- on Tuesday, July 1, at an event held at the Taj Mahal......

From a small village in Tamil Nadu to French cinema

Young Tamil girl Janagi stars in the French film Son Epouse. A Tamil girl from a small village in the Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu, devoid of any glamorous star power, plays one of two......

Ligue 1: PSG record first loss this season

An early goal by Guingamp's Jeremy Pied was enough to hand champions Paris St Germain their first loss of the French Ligue 1 season, leaving Olympique de Marseille still on top despite their own......

Nadal, a thorn in Djokovic's side as he eyes French Open next year

Image: Novak Djokovic of Serbia changes his shirt. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters World No 1 Novak Djokovic, who has never bagged a French Open title, admits that he has got one problem on the......

Sports Shorts: Bastia striker Brandao gets jail term for headbutting Motta

French football club Bastia's player Brandao leaves after a hearing at the French Football Federation (FFF) headquarters in Paris on November 4, 2014. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters Bastia......

Bianchi out of artificial coma, say family

Critically injured French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi is no longer in an artificial coma but remains unconscious, his family said in a statement on Wednesday.  Bianchi, who suffered the......

ATP World Tour: Bryan brothers reach final in style

Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan of the United States. Photograph: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Bob and Mike Bryan thrashed French duo Julien Benneteau and Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-0, 6-3 to reach the......
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sitapati rao
Q. Can you converse in any foreign language ?If yes, how you came to learn it?
Sitapati Rao:  A.  more

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nikita saxena
Q. just for fun : these days, at your place, konsi sabji ke bhav sabse jyada badhey huye hain? :-)
Nikita Saxena:  A. Yes English,French, Spanish and mexicon. I learnt it with my friends who speak those languages. more

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Q. who first practically invented the word " Doubt " ?
PARTHA PATHAK:  A. Aloo Rs Forty and Shimla Mirchi at RS Sixty with French Beans same same more

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Heavy snowfall brings chaos to Europe

Heavy snowfall brought both chaos and joy across Europe, with some 15,000 people stranded overn-ight on Sunday in the French Alps while skiers... ...

http://www.asianage.com/international/heavy-snowfall-brings-chaos-europe-659
AirAsia plane disappears

AirAsia Flight QZ8501 with 155 people on board -- including one British, one Malaysian, one Singaporean, three South Koreans, 149 Indonesians --... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=90422
Novel on France’s first Muslim govt sparks outcry

Michel Houellebecq His new book has not even been released but Michel Houellebecq — one of France’s most provocative and widely translated... ...

http://archivev.asianage.com/books/novel-france-s-first-muslim-govt-sparks-outcry-600
2014 best reads

From picking up debut novels to reading the classics to discovering hidden gems, our favourite authors talk about the books they got hooked to in... ...

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Kabul chronicler comes to town

Nicolas Wild French graphic novelist Nicolas Wild, the author of the Kabul Disco books, an illustrated narrative of his experiences in Afghanistan... ...

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