The memorandum of understanding for the purchase of the Belharra frigates was inked less than two weeks after Paris was left reeling by Australia’s cancellation of a contract to buy French submarines, in favour of a new defence pact with Britain and the US.
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Personal criticism of Vijay, film fraternity wrong, says counsel
A Division Bench of the Madras High Court on Monday reserved its verdict on an appeal by actor Vijay to remove the comments made against him by a Single-member Bench in July 2021.
Rift wide open in Opposition ahead of Assembly polls
THE rift in the opposition ranks is widening ahead of the poll season as seen in Goa and Bihar, leaving a section of allies worried that this could only benefit the BJP which is in power in most of the poll-bound states.
Stalin calls upon banks to liberally lend loans to redeem TN's economy
CHIEF Minister MK Stalin on Monday called upon the banks to join hands with the State government in its efforts to redeem the economy of the State affected by the Covid-19. He urged banks to help the government improve the lives of the poor and downtrodden by liberally extending loans and financial assistance to them.
Respond to plea challenging State law, govt told
The Madras High Court asked the State to respond to a writ petition challenging the constitutional validity of the Tamil Nadu Regulation and Rights and Responsibilities of Landlords and Tenants Act (TNRRRLT), 2017.
It's online edu all over again for first-year engg students
AFTER studying Class 12 entirely online, students are eagerly awaiting in-person college life. But the wait is set to be longer for most students pursuing engineering, as several colleges have decided to conduct first-year classes online.
Purvanchal key to BJP poll strategy after farm unrest, Lakhimpur row
PM Modi’s second trip to the region within five days shows its importance in UP elections
Functionaries will take a call on Sasi's re-entry: OPS
AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam on Monday set tongues wagging in political circles by saying party functionaries would take a call on the induction of VK Sasikala, close aide of late CM J Jayalalithaa, into the party. The statement evoked sharp reactions from senior party colleagues.
Free treatment up to ₹10L: Priyanka
LUCKNOW: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra promised free medical treatment of up to 10 lakh to people of Uttar Pradesh if her party is voted to power.
Sidhu Bats For ‘Real Issues', Tewari Fumes
AMID the war of words between Congress leaders and Amarinder Singh over his friendship with a Pakistan-based journalist, Punjab Congress Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu asserted that Punjab must come back to its real issues which concern people.
U'khand Residents Complain Of Laxity In Relief Operation
EVEN as search for the missing trekkers continues in rainbattered Uttarakhand, complaints of mismanagement, lack of coordination and irregularities in relief work have started emerging from disaster stricken areas while people are still struggling to pick up pieces of life.
The Hedonist's Guide to Mykonos
Seize the Endless Aegean Summer in style on Greece’s posh island escape for the jet set
The Typhoon is the only vessel in the Mediterranean with the sole purpose to clean up the most inaccessible Greek coastlines, which has become, unfortunately, in some places a waste concentration.
GREECE - ATHENS
Athens, the capital of modern-day Greece, also stood at the heart of Ancient Greece. Fifth-century B.C. landmarks still dominate this city, which historians generally consider the birthplace of Western civilization. Make sure to explore the many historic sites and breathtaking views.
The Golden Ticket
Companies and countries that depend on travel or large gatherings are counting on the unproven concept of vaccine passports
The Gourmand Before Time
A book on prehistoric culinary evolution attributes a rare trait to Paleo man: taste By Howard Chua-Eoan
Assassin's Creed Valhalla (for PC): Another Winner
The Assassin’s Creed series has taken us to numerous historical settings since its 2007 debut, including Ancient Greece, Renaissance Italy, and Revolutionary War-era America. The newest installment, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, details the Viking invasion of 9th Century England from the perspective of history’s most notorious raiders. Though Valhalla doesn’t introduce anything wholly new to the series, it’s an excellent PC game that follows in the footsteps of its equally exceptional predecessors, Origins and Odyssey.
My Travel JOURNAL
How DAYS’s Thaao Penghlis (ex-Tony/Andre) learned the concept of “the arrogance of a loser” during a trip to Greece
MICROSOFT PLANS $1 BILLION DATA CENTER VENTURE IN GREECE
Microsoft has announced plans to build three data center sites in greater Athens, providing a badly needed investment of up to $1 billion to the Greek economy which has been hammered by the pandemic.
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VOTING DAY around the World
When it comes to elections in the United States, it’s pretty certain that most people will be voting on a Tuesday. The custom of voting on a Tuesday in November was established when many Americans were farmers. By November, the growing and harvesting seasons were over making it easier for farmers to leave their work and go vote.