GeetMark NEWS GeetMark Sat, 10 Jun 2023 04:30:59 +0000 en hourly 1 Macron to visit victims in Annecy as France reels from knife attack on children Fri, 09 Jun 2023 05:20:23 +0000 12235 Residents in the quiet French Alps town of Annecy awoke in shock on Friday, a day after a Syrian refugee armed with a knife stabbed four preschool children and injured two adults in an attack whose motive remains unclear. French President Emmanuel Macron was due to visit the town and meet with the victims and their ED summons TMC's Abhishek Banerjee in connection with Bengal primary school jobs scam on June 13 Thu, 08 Jun 2023 15:00:17 +0000 12212 TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate to appear before their officials on June 13 in connection with the primary school jobs scam in West Bengal. Mumbai murder: NCP, BJP political mudslinging takes lead amid growing women's safety concern Thu, 08 Jun 2023 13:57:46 +0000 12213 Mud-slinging and opposition blaming between Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP Supriya Sule and Maharashtra BJP women's wing chief Chitra Wagh took centre stage amid the horrifying details of the Mira Road, Mumbai murder reports. Several children injured in mass stabbing in French Alps Thu, 08 Jun 2023 09:22:14 +0000 12180 Five people were injured in a knife attack in the French Alps on Thursday, including four children and one adult, a security source told AFP, giving a new toll for the stabbing. French Open: Djokovic, Alcaraz advance, set for semi-final showdown Tue, 06 Jun 2023 17:55:20 +0000 12119 World number one Carlos Alcaraz survived a third set wobble to cruise past fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece 6-2 6-1 7-6(5) on Tuesday (June 6) and earn a spot in the French Open last four. France's last surviving D-Day commando joins 79th anniversary commemorations Tue, 06 Jun 2023 14:46:56 +0000 12120 Leon Gautier, the last surviving member of the French commandos who stormed the Normandy beaches defended by Hitler's troops in 1944, on Tuesday joined President Emmanuel Macron at a seafront ceremony marking the 79th anniversary of the D-Day landings. At French Open, Ukraine war shatters myth of sport as an apolitical bubble Mon, 05 Jun 2023 10:57:57 +0000 12047 From the war raging in Ukraine to the unrest in Kosovo, geopolitical crises have cast a pall over the Grand Slam tournament in Paris, challenging conventions and shattering the notion that sport and politics can be kept apart. French striker Karim Benzema to leave Real Madrid amid rumours of Saudi deal Sun, 04 Jun 2023 10:47:35 +0000 12048 Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has agreed a deal to end his glittering era at the club, the Spanish side said Sunday. The forward, 35, has been heavily linked this week with a lucrative move to Saudi Arabia. Le Pen’s far right served as mouthpiece for the Kremlin, says French parliamentary report Sat, 03 Jun 2023 15:47:18 +0000 11979 Dogged by accusations of proximity to the Kremlin, Marine Le Pen’s far-right National Rally party had hoped to clear its name by setting up a parliamentary inquiry to investigate foreign interference in French politics. But a draft report on the committee’s findings, which was leaked to the press this week, shows the move backfired spectacularly, finding instead that Le Pen’s French minister Olivier Dussopt to face court over alleged favouritism Fri, 02 Jun 2023 15:29:19 +0000 11980 French Employment Minister Olivier Dussopt - who has played a key role in President Emmanuel Macron's decision to push through an unpopular change to the pension system - will face a court hearing in November over allegations of favouritism, France's financial prosecutor said on Friday. French NGOs sue government over alleged negligence in pesticide regulation Thu, 01 Jun 2023 16:38:18 +0000 11947 A coalition of French environmental charities on Thursday accused the French state of negligence in regulating the use of pesticides, in a landmark legal case. French parliament expected to pass law regulating 'jungle' of social media influencers Thu, 01 Jun 2023 15:01:53 +0000 11948 The upper house Senate of France's parliament was Thursday due to pass a law that will better regulate social media influencers by limiting and regulating their ability to endorse products and encourage betting. Debt ceiling bill faces a tough path in the House as GOP opposition grows Tue, 30 May 2023 15:08:43 +0000 11835 The Fiscal Responsibility Act represents a compromise reached by House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and President Joe Biden. But conservatives say it's a raw deal. Ukraine war live updates: Drones hit Moscow buildings; Kyiv attacked by third Russian bombardment in 24 hours Tue, 30 May 2023 14:25:02 +0000 11836 The reported drone attacks on Moscow follow three intense Russian missile and drone bombardments of Ukrainian capital Kyiv in the span of 24 hours. Paris Olympics torch relay ahead of 2024 Games will involve 10,000 runners Tue, 30 May 2023 12:26:44 +0000 11935 There will be 10,000 torchbearers to carry the Olympic flame as it passes through some 60 French departments ahead of the 2024 Games, Paris Olympic organisers announced on Tuesday.  France to open first electric car battery factory in 'reindustrialisation' push Tue, 30 May 2023 07:09:29 +0000 11934 France will launch its first battery factory for electric cars on Tuesday, taking a big step in its race to build up a sector dominated by China. Siddaramaiah says will not ‘adulterate' education, nor tolerate hate politics Mon, 29 May 2023 17:12:19 +0000 11782 The Chief Minister said a separate meeting would be convened in this regard once again to discuss it comprehensively and take strict decisions. Rajasthan Assembly Polls: Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot agree to fight polls ‘unitedly’ Mon, 29 May 2023 16:54:46 +0000 11783 Amid speculations ahead of the crucial assembly elections in Rajasthan, Congress aims to strengthen their party's ‘unity’ attempting to emerge victorious like in Himachal Pradesh, and Karnataka. What's in the debt ceiling deal struck by Biden and McCarthy? Mon, 29 May 2023 04:21:57 +0000 11725 The deal, which they hope will be passed by the House of Representatives and Senate in the coming days, was posted on an official congressional website. Biden, McCarthy reach final deal to prevent default, now must sell to Congress Sun, 28 May 2023 22:54:44 +0000 11726 President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy reached final agreement Sunday on a deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling.