GeetMark NEWS GeetMark Fri, 01 Mar 2024 14:24:41 +0000 en hourly 1 French actor Godreche condemns 'incestuous' film industry in landmark Senate hearing Thu, 29 Feb 2024 13:08:48 +0000 18055 Actor Judith Godreche on Thursday denounced France's "incestuous" film industry and called for the establishment of a commission of inquiry into sexual violence in the movie industry as she spoke in the Senate upper house. Macron officially inaugurates athletes' village for Paris Olympics Thu, 29 Feb 2024 10:41:37 +0000 18056 The organisers of the Paris Olympics took possession of the newly built athletes' village on Thursday on schedule, reinforcing growing confidence that they will be ready for the Games. Paris metro seeks to reduce delays due to fainting passengers Tue, 27 Feb 2024 16:43:04 +0000 17937 It's the announcement Paris metro passengers dread: Traffic has been disrupted due to a traveller fainting in another train miles down the tracks. A commuter passing out on the French capital's underground causes their train to stop to wait for rescue services, and provokes delays of up to 45 minutes along the line. French troops limited to non-combat role, minister says, after Macron remarks on Ukraine Tue, 27 Feb 2024 16:13:49 +0000 17936 France's foreign minister on Tuesday sought to clarify comments made by President Emmanuel Macron that Paris could send troops to Ukraine for specific needs, but not to fight in the war against Russia.  'Consumption rose 2.5x while poverty declined': PM Modi hails ‘unprecedented’ development in past 10 years Mon, 26 Feb 2024 15:56:41 +0000 17843 Prime Minister Narendra Modi noted a 2.5x increase in consumption and a decline in poverty to its lowest level in India during his tenure. He criticized predecessors for doubting Indian abilities and commended the unprecedented scale of current developmental projects. Elections 2024: CPI fields Annie Raja from Wayanad Lok Sabha seat, held by Rahul Gandhi Mon, 26 Feb 2024 12:24:56 +0000 17844 Rahul Gandhi won the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from Wayanad, the second seat he had contested. Eiffel Tower reopens after six-day strike over monument’s maintenance Sun, 25 Feb 2024 14:59:11 +0000 17715 The Eiffel Tower reopened to visitors on Sunday after a six-day closure because of striking employees demanding better maintenance of the historic landmark, showing traces of rust, and salary hikes. Eiffel Tower to reopen Sunday as workers end strike Sat, 24 Feb 2024 13:51:28 +0000 17543 France’s Eiffel Tower that had been closed for five days by a strike will reopen Sunday after the monument’s management announced a deal had been struck with unions. Angry French farmers storm into Paris agriculture fair ahead of Macron visit Sat, 24 Feb 2024 08:05:43 +0000 17544 A group of French farmers stormed into a major Paris farm fair on Saturday ahead of a planned visit by President Emmanuel Macron amid anger over costs, red tape and green regulations. France blames Russia’s FSB for anti-Semitic Star of David graffiti campaign Fri, 23 Feb 2024 17:03:03 +0000 17480 France believes that Russia's security service FSB was behind a campaign in which Star of David graffiti were daubed on buildings in and around Paris last autumn, a French source said Friday. Tunisian imam expelled from France vows to appeal decision Fri, 23 Feb 2024 16:13:57 +0000 17481  A Tunisian imam expelled from France for alleged hate speech said on Friday he would take legal action in a bid to overturn the decision.  Netanyahu's first post-war plan seeks security buffer in Gaza — in blow to U.S. diplomacy Fri, 23 Feb 2024 13:39:36 +0000 17667 In a sparse document released overnight and translated by NBC News, Netanyahu outlines the previously stated immediate goals. Biden fundraising 'dream team' creates $140 million war chest to take on Donald Trump Thu, 22 Feb 2024 20:46:04 +0000 17319 President Joe Biden's fundraising operation is being helmed by a "dream team" that has helped create a massive war chest set to take Donald Trump. Sharad Pawar's party gets new election symbol allotted by Election Commission Thu, 22 Feb 2024 17:34:52 +0000 17321 The Sharad Pawar-founded NCP split in July last year after Ajit Pawar and eight other MLAs joined the Eknath Shinde government Trump clemency recipient Philip Esformes pleads guilty in Medicare fraud case Thu, 22 Feb 2024 16:50:32 +0000 17320 The charges against Philip Esformes relate to what the Justice Department described as a $1.3 billion Medicare fraud scheme. Am I being targeted only because I'm a Muslim, asks Congress MLA Zeeshan Siddique Thu, 22 Feb 2024 15:59:34 +0000 17322 Vandre (East) MLA Zeeshan Siddique's statement comes a day after he was removed from the post of President of Mumbai Youth Congress on February 24. His father Baba Siddique quit the Congress and joined the NCP Ajit Pawar faction earlier this month. Rajya Sabha Elections: How numbers stack up for 15 seats in three states — A look at the election formula Thu, 22 Feb 2024 00:31:16 +0000 17218 Rajya Sabha Election process: The 15 seats, where Rajya Sabha Election results are to be declared, are spread across three states — Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Karnataka. Let's check out who are the candidates and how numbers stack up in these three states. Feds charge Japanese Yakuza leader with nuclear materials trafficking Wed, 21 Feb 2024 19:30:43 +0000 17178 Prosecutors said Yakuza leader Takeshi Ebisawa "and his confederates showed samples of nuclear materials in Thailand" to an undercover DEA agent. FCC to vote in March on rules for 'all-in' cable and satellite pricing Wed, 21 Feb 2024 18:43:26 +0000 17179 The Federal Communications Commission's final rules on "all-in" pricing are expected to be largely similar to those it initially proposed last year. FCC finalizes rules for 'all-in' cable and satellite pricing; commission to vote in March Wed, 21 Feb 2024 17:17:46 +0000 17132 The Federal Communications Commission's final rules on "all in" pricing are largely similar to those it initially proposed last year.