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French president pushes Paris Olympic bid, forms government

French president pushes Paris Olympic bid, forms government

The road cycling races would finish at the Arc de Triomphe, taekwondo and fencing competition would be staged inside the Grand Palais, equestrian next to the Versailles Castle, and beach volleyball at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. "This could help our candidacy for sure - the new president, who receives the commission just two days after his nomination, and who is the same age as our co-president Tony Estanguet".


France's New Prime Minister: Conservative, Pro-European And A Novelist

France's New Prime Minister: Conservative, Pro-European And A Novelist

Philippe and Macron have much in common, with Philippe echoing the generational shift in French politics that the 39-year-old Macron embodies. Voters go to polls again in June to elect 577 National Assembly lawmakers. A year ago he was part of Juppe's unsuccessful campaign team in The Republicans' primaries, and then joined the presidential campaign of Francois Fillon, the party's nominee.



Climate change action backed by Australian investors group

President Trump's daughter Ivanka and the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, are likely to take part, according to reports . However, fears loom large that if the world's number two carbon polluter, the USA, pulls out, it will throw the pact into disarray. Espinosa refused to comment on the impact of a possible USA withdrawal from the talks or even the entire climate change accord.


Transaction through tax evaded money no longer easy: Arun Jaitey

Transaction through tax evaded money no longer easy: Arun Jaitey

He said that people should expect a further increase in tax returns going ahead. The website was launched by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi. Technology is a big enabler. "Income Tax Department has enabled online verification of these transactions to reduce compliance cost for the taxpayers while optimising its resources".



ICJ to hear India's plea against Kulbhushan Jadhav's sentencing today

Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav, sentenced to death by a military court in Pakistan". Salve said the arrest, chargesheet and trial of Jadhav were all done in violation of the UN Charter and Vienna Convention in farcical circumstances and on concocted charges as he wasn't given legal assistance to defend himself.