France Current Affairs, GK & News

UAE buys record 80 Rafale jets

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has signed 14 billion Euros of agreement with France for 80 Rafale warplanes. This is the biggest international order ever made for the Rafale jets. About the Deal UAE and France recently inked a 17 billion Euros deal. Under the deal, UAE is to buy 80 Rafale jets and 12 ..

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France- Greece sign defence deal

France and Greece signed a multibillion-euro defence deal on September 27, 2021, to boost the defence capabilities. Highlights The defence deal includes Athens’ decision to buy three French warships under a strategy of boosting its defence capacities across the Eastern Mediterranean amid recurring tensions with Turkey. President of France Emmanuel Macron and Prime Minister of Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis ..

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Big John- Biggest Triceratops to be auctioned

Big John, an enormous triceratops, is to be auctioned in October 2021 and is expected to get big bucks on the auction block in France. Key Points Big John’s skeleton is more than 66 million years old and is 60% complete, It is the largest triceratops ever found, measuring about 26 feet long. Its skull ..

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Cannes Film Festival 2021: ‘Titane’ wins Palme d’or

French director, Julia Ducournau of ‘Titane’, a horror drama becomes the first female director in the last 28 years to win the Palme d’or at Cannes Film Festival. Cannes Film Festival 2021 On July 18, 2021, the awards of the 74th Cannes Film Festival were handed out at the closing ceremony of the event in ..

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‘One Health’ panel set up to advise on Animal Disease Risks

World Health Organization along with three other international bodies have set up a team of experts who will help in developing a global plan on preventing the spread of diseases from animals to humans. One Health High-Level Expert Panel This initiative was launched by France and Germany in 2020, but held its first meeting in ..

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