19 Jan 2016
Paris: French President Francois Hollande yesterday pledged to redefine France's business model and declared what he called 'a state of economic and social emergency,' unveiling a 2-billion-euro (USD 2.2 billion) plan to revive hiring and catch up with a fast-moving world economy.
07 Aug 2013
Paris: French President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday that fresh positive domestic and regional economic indicators were backing his optimism about the recovery of the country's economy.
18 Dec 2015
Paris: The French economy is forecast to grow at a slower pace in the fourth quarter due mainly to the impact of the deadly Paris attacks last month, the Insee statistics office has said.
26 Aug 2016
PARIS: A top French court on Friday suspended a ban on full-body burkini swimsuits that has angered Muslims, feminists and civil liberties campaigners.
10 Apr 2015
Paris: France on Friday called India a "bright spot" in global economy, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi used his 'Make in India' initiative to invite top French businesses to invest in the country, particularly in the areas of defence and infrastructure.
03 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the pan-India Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime was an example of federalism at its best, and will go a long way in boosting the revenues of both the Centre and the state governments.
02 Sep 2016
New Delhi: The loss to the economy is estimated at between Rs 16,000-18,000 crore from the daylong all-India strike called by central trade unions on Friday that affected trade, transport, key manufacturing facilities and banking services, a top industry lobby said.
25 Aug 2016
New Delhi: A day after reports emerged that documents related to India's Scorpene submarine have been leaked, the Indian Navy on Thursday said the issue has been taken up with the French government.
31 May 2016
Paris: All matches on the ninth day of the French Open were cancelled due to persistent rain. It has been 16 years since a whole day of play washed out at Roland Garros yesterday, where the last total washout was May 30, 2000, according to reports.
19 May 2016
Paris: Twelve months after his latest bid to complete a career Grand Slam was thwarted, Novak Djokovic targets an elusive French Open title with time and history threatening to conspire against him.