France Archive

Brazuca, Jabulani, Teamgeist, Fevernova, Tricolore, Questra, Etrusco..What’s in a Ball Name? Chawm Ganguly –

The First ball to have a name was the Telstar in the Mexico World Cup in 1970. The Buckminster type design with 32 Black & White panels was supposed to make it more visible in the B&W Television of the day that had covered the event live. Oh yes, the ball was made by Adidas.

Findings of the GfK Consumer Climate Europe study for the second quarter of 2014

Further recovery, but risks in the periphery Findings of the GfK Consumer Climate Europe study for the second quarter of 2014 Nuremberg, 11 July 2014 – The economy in the European Union (EU) is continuing to recover. However, the crises in both Iraq and Ukraine could potentially destabilize the upturn in Europe. European consumers are

EIAST reaffirms space research & technology commitments with high level delegation from France

Delegation joins follow-up talks on mutual cooperation & joint projects   ]UAE, July 6, 2014[ – The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST), has recently received a visit of high-level delegation from Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES), the French government space agency. The visit followed up commitments made earlier by both entities to

E-Type Chassis 15 discovered in France: To be restored by Classic Motor Cars of Bridgnorth

Jaguar E-Type fixed head coupe Chassis No. 15 has been discovered in France and is to be restored by world leading restoration company Classic Motor Cars of Bridgnorth (CMC).   The Series 1 3.8 Litre Chassis No. 860015, a right hand drive car, is a very rare and historically important example as it was one

Of Wine,Women and Sommeliers – Arka Bhattacharya

“I am having a medium-rare steak with the sides of mac and cheese and corn, can you a red as well as a white wine to go with this?” “For the red I think a pinot noir, grand cru from the Vosne Romanee region, La Tache , Cote d’Or, burgundy, vintage 1994 and for white

Senvion and ENERTRAG sign contracts for 27 turbines in France

Hamburg/Courbevoie: Senvion SE, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Suzlon Group, the world’s fifth largest* wind energy turbine manufacturer, concluded four contracts with ENERTRAG, one of the major renewable energy suppliers in Europe for supply and installation of 27 wind turbines with a total rated output of 54.45 megawatt (MW) for four wind farms in France. Senvion will

Essilor inaugurates world’s largest ophthalmic optics research campus

(Charenton-le-Pont, France, 24 April 2014) – Essilor is today inaugurating the Centre for Innovation and Technologies (CI&T) Europe in Créteil, France, the world’s largest private campus dedicated to research and innovation in the ophthalmic optics industry. As a pioneer in all the major advances that have revolutionized the field of ophthalmic optics, such as progressive

Optimism takes hold: Results of GfK Consumer Climate Europe for the first quarter of 2014

Nuremberg, 23 April 2014 – The economy in the European Union (EU) states is beginning to grow again. Consumers are hoping that the economic crisis will at last be over this year. The Consumer Climate index for the EU clearly reflects this trend and gained a total of 0.8 points in the first quarter of

Goa Tourism witnesses most successful edition of Goa International Travel Mart (GITM)

~The event recorded over 1,200 footfalls across two days. 100 international buyers from 28 countries and 250 hosted buyers from India were present at the event ~Around 8,000 appointments were successfully conducted for the travel-trade ~ Awards were conferred by Goa Tourism for the Best Designed Stalls. Winners included Maharashtra Tourism and Karnataka Tourism among

The United States and European Union Drop in Science and Innovation Impact while Australia, China, India, France and Great Britain Gain Influence According to Thomson Reuters Forecast

Analysis of G20 nations highlights shifts in emphasis   PHILADELPHIA, April 9, 2014 – The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world leader in providing intelligent information to businesses and professionals, today releasedThe Research and Innovation Performance of the G20, a report that mines scientific research and patent information across the G20