We are hopeful of medals in Tokyo Olympics but focus is on Paris 2024 and LA 2028: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju
India has been participating in the Olympics for a very long time but our results have been limited to hockey and some individual sports such as shooting, badminton, wrestling and boxing. We have had a limited presence. This base needs to be broadened. We can’t go to the Olympics hoping to win only one or two medals, said Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports Kiren Rijiju.
Drone video shows empty Paris streets amid coronavirus lockdown
Paris police authorities on Friday released aerial footage showing empty stre...
Coronavirus fallout: Deepika Padukone to give Paris Fashion Week a miss
France has till now confirmed 130 cases and two deaths from COVID-19.
Louvre museum in Paris reopens after staff end 2-day coronavirus protest
The museum agreed to take 'extra measures' to ensure the safety of employees and visitors.
Tennis: India's tech capital to host Bengaluru Open from February 10
The week-long signature event on the ATP Challenger Tour will begin on February 10 at the Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association. Forty-eight singles and 16 pairs of doubles players from about 25 countries will participate.
India on track to meet NDC goals under Paris Agreement: Survey
Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) was launched in 2014 with twin objectives of ensuring 100 per cent scientific solid waste management and making urban India open defecation free (ODF) to achieve total environmental improvement, the Finance Ministry said in a release.
Lockdowns may have saved 59,000 lives in Europe: Study
Using the experiences of countries with the most advanced epidemics like Italy and Spain, the study compared actual fatality rates with an estimate of what would have happened with no measures such as school closures, event cancellations and lockdowns.
Study shows middle-age COVID-19 mortality risk
They found that age was a key determining factor in serious infections, with nearly one in five over-80s requiring hospitalisation, compared to around 1 per cent among people under 30.
Competition Commission of India gives nod to GMR-Groupe ADP deal for airport business
Competition Commission of India has given approval for GMR group's proposed 49 per cent stake sale in its airport business to France's Groupe ADP.
India 'bigger problem' than China on reducing carbon emissions: US presidential aspirant Michael Bloomberg
During his maiden appearance on a Democratic presidential primary debate in Las Vegas on Wednesday, the billionaire and philanthropist said, "In all fairness, the Chinese have slowed down. It is India that is an even bigger problem, but it is an enormous problem. Nobody is doing anything about it." Bloomberg also said it was "ridiculous" of the Trump administration to take the US out of the 2015 Paris climate agreement.
India among countries whose actions compliant with Paris Agreement goal: PM Modi
India is one of the few countries whose actions are compliant with the Paris Agreement goal of keeping rise in temperature to below two degree Celsius, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday.
Pakistan unlikely to get any reprieve from FATF grey list at Paris meet
Pakistan was placed on the grey list by the Paris-based watchdog in June 2018 and was given a plan of action to complete it by October 2019, or face the risk of being blacklisted. In the FATF review meeting, that was held in Beijing between 21-23 January, Pakistan had submitted a 125-page report that does not include 500 pages of annexures to show the steps that it had taken in the last six months to control terror financing.
'Asterix' co-creator & founding father of modern comics, Albert Uderzo, passes away at 92
Uderzo created Asterix in 1959 with the writer Rene Goscinny.
Paris billionaire rivalry fuels pursuit of Tiffany, Moncler
The rivalry, more than two decades in the making, has defined the modern luxury industry and shows no signs of ending. Since 2001, when Kering founder Francois Pinault beat out LVMH Chief Executive Officer Bernard Arnault for control of Gucci, the companies have increased their hold over the sector through dozens of deals.
How shows like 'Ugly Delicious' are helping explode the myth of a universal curry powder
People are passionate about food and like to see their choices validated.
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