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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
03 Aug 2016
Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor says that language should not curb any actor's enthusiasm and that she is open to doing Russian, Chinese or French films if the script and her character is good.
26 Jul 2016
Paris: Two men armed with blades who took several people hostage in a church in France's northern Normandy region today were neutralized, the government said.
05 Sep 2016
New York: Lucas Pouille outlasted 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal in a five-set classic to lead a trio of French men into the quarter-finals of the US Open.