Heritage  /  Published 25.12.19

Chathedral might not be saved: Notre Dame Rector

The rector of Notre Dame Cathedral says the Paris landmark is still so fragile that there's a “50% chance” the structure might not be entirely saved, because scaffolding installed before this year...
By AP in Paris

World  /  Published 16.11.19

Cannon on anniversary of Yellow Vest stir

French police fired water cannon and tear gas in Paris on Saturday to drive back protesters marking the first anniversary of anti-government “Yellow Vest” demonstrations.Demonstrators, many clad i...
By Reuters in Paris

India  /  Published 13.12.18

Pledge against climate 'backsliding'

India, Brazil, China and South Africa signalled on Thursday that they would be flexible on key climate issues but not at the expense of “backsliding” on the 2015 Paris Agreement that seeks climate...
By Jayanta Basu in Katowice (Poland)

World  /  Published 11.12.18

Macron offers concessions and scales back focus on Europe

Faced with violent protests and calls for his resignation, President Emmanuel Macron of France said on Monday that he had heard the anger of the many whose economic suffering has burst into the open i...
By Alissa J. Rubin/NYTNS in Paris

World  /  Published 03.12.18

France protests knock wind out of economy

Three weeks of “yellow vest” protests have hit the French economy hard with trade in retailers, hotel chains, high-street stores and restaurants falling significantly, finance minister Bruno Le Ma...
By Reuters in Paris

World  /  Published 01.12.18

French tax protesters scuffle with police

Scuffles broke out between some French protesters angry over rising taxes and police for a third straight weekend, after small pockets of demonstrators built barricades in the middle of streets in cen...
By AP in Paris

Books  /  Published 02.05.19

The dazzle in the darkness

The Queen’s Embroiderer By Joan DeJean, Bloomsbury, Rs 799...
By Abhijit Gupta in

Opinion  /  Published 26.04.19

A forest is more precious than any cathedral

Sir — Parisians have sworn that Notre-Dame shall rise again. But will it ever be the same? No matter how true to the original the new structure is, the cathedral as it was has ceased to exist. As sa...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 17.04.19

French in Calcutta: She will be reborn from ashes

Fabrice PlançonDirector, Alliance Francaise du Bengale The Eiffel Tower may be better known to tourists but the Notre-Dame cathedral is much older. It is a symbol of artistic and technical excellence...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

World  /  Published 16.04.19

'They can't even bear to say it's Notre Dame'

Panicked by the burgeoning crowd, police officers shouted hoarsely for bystanders to back away and leave room for the dozens of fire trucks that wailed toward us. But the tourist season is upon Paris,...
By Lori Hinnant/AP in Paris


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