India, France to jointly develop combat aircraft engine, MOU signed for three more Scorpene submarines, no word on Rafale-M fighter jets
The two nations expressed their determination to cooperate in the co-development and co-production of advanced defence technologies, with a particular emphasis on benefiting third countries. This decision underscores the growing strategic partnership between India and France.
India sees France as natural partner in its developmental journey: PM Modi
Calling defence ties as the foundation of Indo-French relations, Modi said France is an important partner in the ‘Make In India’ and ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ initiatives.
PM Modi becomes first Indian PM to receive France's highest award
He is the first Indian Prime Minister to receive the honour. The award ceremony took place at the Elysee Palace in Paris on Thursday night. "Thank President @EmmanuelMacron and Mrs. Macron for hosting me at the Elysee Palace this evening," Modi tweeted after his meeting with the French President.
India's role is changing rapidly in new world order: PM Modi
Addressing the Indian diaspora in Paris on the first day of his two-day visit to France, the Prime Minister said, "Today the world is moving towards a new world order and India's role is changing rapidly. India is currently chairing the G20 and the entire G20 group is seeing India's potential."
PM Modi reaches Paris on two-day visit, received by French counterpart
On the first day of his visit, Modi will visit the Senate of France and meet its President Gerrad Larcher. Later in the evening, the Prime Minister will have a meeting with Borne. He will also address an Indian community event at the iconic La Seine Musicale at around 11 p.m. (IST).
Losses to the tune of $1bn estimated from riots in France
He added that according to his data, more than 200 retail outlets had been plundered, over 300 banking centers destroyed and 250 vendor kiosks damaged by the rioters, Sputnik News reported."It is too early to give you the exact figures yet, but we're talking here over one billion euros, not including tourist industry losses.
France protests ease as president Macron prepares to meet leaders of parliament
Police made 49 arrests nationwide on Sunday, French media reported, citing the interior ministry, down significantly from 719 arrests the day before, and 1,300 on Friday. Macron will also meet on Tuesday with the mayors of 220 towns and cities affected by the protests, his office said, after a crisis meeting on Sunday night with government ministers, The Guardian reported.