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Dassault 1 million euros to Indian middleman as gift a tip of iceberg in Rafale scam ..

On Sunday, Mediapart, a French investigative news publication, reported what it claimed to be a “scandal” associated with the sale of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France’s Dassault to India.   The deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets, first announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2015, had led to questions by the opposition about Read More…

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COVID-19 unemployment : France extends furlough scheme until next summer

The French government will continue paying up to 84% of salaries for furloughed workers “until next summer” due to prolonged economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, labor minister Elisabeth Borne announced Thursday on France’s BFM television.   France has already spent tens of billions of euros on the temporary unemployment scheme since the start of Read More…

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Researchers in USA Europe asserts Hydroxychloroquine fails to treat COVID-19

Trump has touted the drug as a “game changer” for Covid-19 and said hydroxychloroquine shows “tremendous promise.”   Physicians have warned that while Trump is enthusiastic about the drug, it still needs to be studied to see if it works and if it’s safe.   Trump trade adviser Peter Navarro championed hydroxychloroquine in television interviews Read More…

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French Govt order 28 upgraded Rafale warplanes for $2.3 billion

Dassault Aviation signed a $2.3 billion contract with the French government on Monday for 28 Rafale fighter jets. Photo courtesy Dassault Aviation   France’s government on Monday signed a $2.3 billion contract for 28 Rafale fighter jets from French headquartered Dassault Aviation.   The 28 aircraft, which will include some F4 functionalities, will be delivered Read More…

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1,700 detained , 179 injured resultant of Clashes between ‘yellow vest’ protesters Vrs French police

French police arrested 1,700 people nationwide and held 1,200 in custody after containing several late-night skirmishes on Saturday.   About 179 people were hurt as extreme-right, extreme-left and anarchist elements defied riot forces in Paris.   The streets of Paris are returning to normal as crews remove debris after protests by a grassroots movement forced Read More…

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Air Chief Marshal echos Ruling benches voice

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal, BS Dhanoa, taken ruling bjp position and defended the Rafale purchase as “a game changer” at the annual Air Force press conference here. “We have lots of advantages in the Rafale deal…this and the S400 will enhance capabilities to counter our shortfalls,” the Air Chief pointed Read More…

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Opposition nails Modi after former French President Francois Hollande speaks

Ten days after India sealed the government-to-government agreement on the Rafale deal, Reliance Defence and Dassault had announced a joint venture (JV) in the aerospace sector and a year later, the foundation stone of a manufacturing facility was laid in Mihan, Nagpur.  The opposition parties  alleged that the Reliance Defence was formed just 12 days Read More…