Kartar Lalvani, the Indian-origin founder of Vitabiotics, the largest vitamins company by sales in the UK, has been conferred an honorary professorship of University of Franche-Comte, one of the oldest universities in Europe, for his work in the field of dermatology.
The post, only the second...
Englishisms in France: Readers' franglais favourites
from BBC Magazine
A row over plans to teach some courses at French universities in English has outraged some defenders of the language of Moliere - but plenty of French people habitually...
Memorandum says that if Sikhs in France are not allowed to wear a turban in schools and on ID document photos, then the turban is deemed to be banned in France, which will be a betrayal of France's motto - Liberté, égalité, fraternité
Minister-Counsellor at the French...
UK Sikh body active on raising concerns on eve of French President’s visit to India
By GURTEJ SINGH
London, United Kingdom (February 13, 2014): President Francois...
HARIPUR: The obelisk of Colonel Canara, a Frenchman by origin, stands forgotten in Zafar Park of Haripur. The monument presents the picture of neglect by the archaeological department responsible for the maintenance of historical sites. No steps have been taken for the preservation of the...
Mar 19, 2011
French jets start patrols as Libyan rebels urge action
Mar 19, 2011, 14:28 GMT
Supporters of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi hold his posters as they take part in a pro-government rally during a rally at a hotel where journalists are housed in Tripoli, Libya, 19 March...
A large number of Sikhs, led by Shiromani Akali Dal MPs Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa and Harsimrat Kaur Badal and comprising members of Delhi unit of the SAD (Badal) and a number of school children on Monday took out a protest demonstration against the ban on wearing turbans in France. They then...
French govt may lift Sikh turban ban on India's plea - India - The Times of India
French Govt may lift Sikh Turban ban on India's Plea
CHANDIGARH/NEW DELHI: India may have found a novel way of persuading France to lift the ban on Sikh turbans by invoking Europe's deep-seated fear of...
French govt may lift
Sikh turban ban on India's plea
TNN, Mar 15, 2010, 12.19am IST
<!-- google_ad_section_start -->CHANDIGARH/NEW DELHI: India may have found a...
February 19, 2010
Paris: A move by a French fast-food chain to offer halal menues at a handful of restaurants has left some politicians fuming, in the latest row over France's increasingly visible Muslim minority.
The Quick chain has taken...
French Sikhs bringing turban ban issue to Delhi
January 6th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Christine Nayagam
Paris, Jan 6 (IANS) A delegation of Sikhs from France will land in New Delhi Thursday for the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), the annual gathering of the Indian diaspora, to highlight...
French Bank Apologises For Refusing Entry To Turbaned Sikh “I’m sorry... Also, please kindly accept my apology on behalf of the bank for the unpleasant feelings which could have been felt on that occasion.....the manifestly excessive and improper application of security instructions led to a...
In an unprecedented judgment, European Court of Human Rights has justified the ban imposed by French Government to bear turbans in schools; the controversial judgment was delivered on Thursday, 16 July.
The verdict had left Sikh community across the world high and dry; they were anticipating...
European Court rules against the Sikh turban in French schools
July 17, 1:39 AM · Tejinder Singh - Europe Policy Examiner
Manmohan Singh (L) & Nicolas Sarkozy (C)
Sikhs feel let down once again in history, now by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), the apex European judicial body...
I belong to one of those Yahoo groups and in this case it's in French who are
quite interesting in Sikh religion. Is there anyone able to answer the thread in French n order I can post there with all due credits to the author? The groups is...
PM gets rare honour as Chief Guest on French Day
Jul 14, 2009 at 1656 hrs
French President Nicolas Sarkozy talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the presidential tribune prior to Bastille Day parade.
Paris: In a rare honour for India, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was the Chief Guest...
When Sikhs bolstered French honour
by Lt Gen (retd) Baljit Singh
Whenever the controversy centred around the Sikhs and their turbans resurfaces in France, my memory invariably reaches out to a slice of history from 1915 as recorded in the chronicles of World War I:hmm:. For 10 turbaned Sikh...
I know some of us will get a kick out of this :-)
Q: What did the lonely banana say?
A: I'm a"kela".
Q: What did the green peas say?
A: Nothing. They just "mutter"ed.
Q: What did the potato say when it answered the phone ?
Q: Where do cauliflowers hang out?
A: In the Gobi...