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Lt Gen Anil Puri is first serving officer of Indian Army to complete 1,200-km France cycle race

New Delhi: Indian Army officer Lt Gen Anil Puri has become the first serving general to complete France’s oldest cycling event, the gruelling 1,200-km Paris-Brest-Paris circuit. Lt Gen Puri, 56, completed the circuit on Thursday by cycling non-stop for around 90 hours from Rambouillet on the outskirts of Paris to the Brest military port on France’s […]

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Modi in France: Macron speaks against ‘third party’ interference in Kashmir – 2 min read

Chantilly (France): French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday said that India and Pakistan should resolve the Kashmir issue bilaterally and that no third party should interfere or incite violence there, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi explained to him about the changes brought about in Kashmir and that it is part of India’s sovereignty. After their 90-minute […]

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France welcomes listing of JeM chief as global terrorist

New Delhi:  France, which has been vigorously pushing for listing of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, welcomed on Wednesday the decision of the UN Security Councils 1267 Sanctions Committee to sanction him, saying it signals the “successful realization” of its efforts. “France welcomes the designation today, by the UNSC 1267 Sanctions […]