War Clouds over Europe: Are We Prepared?

“Europe is sitting on a time bomb and any small spark could ignite it. Remember that all conflicts in the last 2000 years have started in Europe and became ‘world’ conflicts. India has already given […]


French school shooting: 4 shot, 10 hurt, student arrested

PARIS (TIP): A 16-year-old student who had troubled relations with his peers opened fire at a high school in southern France on March 16, wounding three other students and the principal who tried to intervene, […]


French presidential candidate Fillon’s home raided

Police raided the Paris home of French rightwing presidential candidate Francois Fillon on Thursday over an alleged fake job scandal as a senior party colleague warned him he risked dragging his party “into an abyss”. […]

Francois Hollande is the first French President who is not seeking re-election

Francois Hollande decides not to seek re-election

PARIS (TIP): In a surprise move Francois Hollande has announced he will not seek a second term as president of France. “I’ve decided not to be a candidate to renew my mandate,” the Socialist leader […]


Arrest of 4 thwarted ‘imminent’ terror attack in France: Officials

PARIS (TIP): Four long-time friends in their 30s, living in the same French city and communicating through a closed phone line, were planning a terror attack in France as early as next week on orders […]

Eminent journalist Padgaonkar died in a Pune hospital, November 25

Veteran journalist Dileep Padgaonkar passes away at 72 in Pune

PUNE (TIP): Veteran journalist Dileep Padgaonkar, a well-known author and former editor of The Times of India, died at a private hospital here on Friday, November 25 morning, officials said. He was 72. He was […]


Hollande awards France’s Legion of Honour to UN’s Ban Ki-moon

PARIS (TIP): United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon received the Legion of Honour from French President Francois Hollande on Nov 17 for his contributions to tackling climate change. The South Korean diplomat helped push through […]



NEW YORK (TIP): The reaction of world leaders has been a mixed one. They were pleased and shocked at Donald Trump‘s stunning victory over Hillary Clinton, to become the 45th President of America. Major world […]

Sports News

Murray beats Simon for 16th time to reach Vienna last-eight

VIENNA (TIP): Andy Murray defeated France‘s Gilles Simon for the 16th time on Thursday to reach the Vienna ATP quarter-finals and keep alive his bid to snatch Novak Djokovic’s world number one ranking. The Olympic […]


France warns UK premier of tough time ahead in Brexit talks

BRUSSELS (TIP): France warned Britain at the start of a European Union summit on Oct 20 that it would face a tough, unyielding opponent if it sought too many concessions during its negotiations to leave […]


Forces moving ‘faster than expected’ on Mosul: Iraq PM

PARIS (TI): Iraqi forces are “advancing faster than expected” in a major offensive to recapture Mosul from Islamic State jihadists, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Oct 20. “We are advancing faster than we […]

Obama is the right man at the right time

Obama to attend Shimon Peres funeral in Jerusalem

  WASHINGTON (TIP): US President Barack Obama will join other world leaders in attending the funeral of Israeli ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres in Jerusalem, the White House said sept 28. Obama, […]


Indian Air Force gets Rafale edge

In a major boost to the Indian Air Force, India has signed a formal agreement with France to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets for $8.7bn, in a major defense deal. The deal was signed by […]


Three suspected female militants seized in France, policeman stabbed

PARIS (TIP): Three women arrested on Sept 8 in connection with a car laden with gas cylinders found abandoned near Paris’s Notre Dame cathedral were likely planning an imminent attack, French interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve […]

Business & Economics


NEW DELHI: In what could take the probe against Vijay Mallya forward, the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) have received “crucial details” about properties and investments of the former liquor baron from several countries. Mallya […]


World’s ‘largest aircraft’ gets off ground

LONDON (TIP): The world’s “largest aircraft” has embarked on its maiden flight, four days after a previous attempt was abandoned due to technical issues. The Airlander 10+ , part plane, part airship, took to the […]

Other News

Usain Bolt Wins Eighth Olympic Gold Medal In The 200m Sprint

RIO DE JANEIRO (TIP): Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt won gold again at Rio’s Summer Olympics, blowing away the field in the 200-meter race Thursday. Bolt won his eighth Olympic gold medal with a time of […]


Turkey talks tough with the EU

Turkey‘s European Union Affairs Minister, Omer Celik, has yet again said his country cannot overhaul its counter-terrorism laws in return for visa-free travel facilities for Turks. The much-derided quid pro quo forms part of the deal […]

Business & Economics

Euro 2016 boots Adidas sales higher

BERLIN (TIP): A year of high-profile sports sponsorship has so far paid off for Adidas, with sales at its core brand up 25 percent thanks to events including the Euro 2016 football tournament. Higher sales […]


15-hour mega jam in UK as France ups border checks

DOVER (TIP): British holidaymakers spent hours sweating in their cars as 15-hour queues snaked back from the port of Dover on July 23 due to heightened entry checks by French border police. Stationary vehicles tailed […]


Sikh Charity Praised For Helping Stranded UK Travellers

LONDON (Wire Services) A UK-based Sikh charity has won widespread praise for taking proactive action in distributing bottles of water to passengers stranded at a UK border crossing over the weekend. Khalsa Aid volunteers swung […]



BERLIN (TIP): Prime Minister Theresa May made her first overseas trip as Britain’s leader on July 20 to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who will be a key figure in negotiating Britain’s exit from the […]


France: Truck attacker had accomplices, planned for months

PARIS (TIP): The truck driver who killed 84 people on a Nice beachfront had accomplices and appears to have been plotting his attack for months, the Paris prosecutor said on July 21. Prosecutor Francois Molins […]

Bodies lie strewn across the road

Truck attacker kills 84 in Nice, France: Drives into Bastille Day crowd, opens fire; shot down by police

NICE (TIP): France was hit again with a “monstrous” terror attack. Scores of people were killed Thursday, July 14 night when a large truck ploughed through a Bastille Day crowd in Nice, France, in what […]

Bodies lie strewn across the road

No Indian Hurt in Terrorist Attack in Nice, France: MEA India

NEW DELHI (TIP): India shares France‘s pain, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Thursday morning, strongly condemning the horrific terror attack in Nice that has killed 84 people and left scores injured, several critically. “Appalled by […]