Free Press Journal
  • BRAHMOS joint venture: A prominent role model between India & Russia

    Defence cooperation is an important keystone of the India-Russia strategic partnership. The longstanding time-tested relationship is guided by the programme for Military Technical Cooperation signed between the two nations to further develop and strengthen the defence requirements of the two countries. The synergistic defence and military-technical relationship has progressed from a purely buyer-seller relationship to joint research, design development and production of state-of-the-art military platforms.

  • Germany’s green power transition holds lessons for India

    New Delhi: People in Germany’s small towns and rural areas are turning to renewable energy in a process that has special lessons for countries like India. Learning how Germany’s citizen-owned, highly-decentralised energy transition, named Energiewende, is working to decarbonise the economy, could be most useful for India, the third-biggest solar installer after China and the US, and aiming to increase its solar capacity to 100 GW by 2022.

  • India’s reforms bearing fruits, make case for more steps says IMF official David Lipton

    Washington: The reforms carried out by India has been bearing fruits and benefiting people, making a strong case for more steps, a top IMF official has said. The implementation of the goods and services tax (GST), despite a bumpy road, is going to help secure the solidity of foundation of public finances, David Lipton, the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton, told PTI.

  • Not a year for Canadian-Agro

    Mumbai: For 2016-formed Canadian Agro India, 2017-18 was packed with a lot of surprises. After witnessing a good amount of growth in 2016-17, the company saw a slump in their major and only product sold by the company in India—Canola oil. This drop in the Canola oil market was due to negative reports about the oil. But Canadian Agro India believes the demand has started to pick up.

  • Bombardier: From rail to metro in India

    Multinational company, Bombardier, has been closely involved in transforming India’s rail network since 1993. But the company, which invested in India for over 50 years, has been a long term partner of Indian Railways. Now, this company is not limited to Railways but is also involved with other mass transit systems. Jescilia Karayamparambil writes about the company’s activities…

  • Trade ties between India & Canada: Investment impetus needed

    India and Canada—both among top 10 nations of the world—do not talk much business with each other. Perhaps, the geographical distance could be a problem. However, both the countries offer enormous business potential for each other. Hence, it makes sense for both countries to interact a lot more with each other than before. Pankaj Joshi takes a closer look…

  • India-Israel partnership: Scalable, logical and inevitable

    The recent visit of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to India, is about connecting with his Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi and to take the relation to new levels. This strategic level meeting has brought into focus Indo-Israeli trade ties and how they can scale up.

  • India and Israel: Discovering new drivers to accelerate relation

    Focus on Israel-India relations has increased multi-fold over years. All thanks to both Prime Ministers of both nations visiting each other. There are, however, some strategic industry segments that both countries are interested where collaborations can take place. Nimrod Assouline, Deputy Chief of Mission, who holds a double masters from Tel Aviv University on Jewish History and International Relations, talks about the collaboration possibilities.

  • India and Israel: A people to people link

    Mumbai-born Samuel Marshall completed his tertiary education at the Cathedral School in Mumbai, and later attended Sydenham College Mumbai. His main interests during his formative years included sports, history, archaeology and political science. He was very adept at applying these facets to the commodity business.The Marshalls, a commodity brokering and agent family originally came to India from the United Kingdom in 1920. The family was involved in rice, sugar and edible oils

  • The economics of Israel in a nutshell

    Israel, it has not done badly at all…

    Formed out of strife in 1948, it is a young nation. Still, starting from scratch, it has clocked a GDP of USD 360 billion which puts it close to the top 50 nations in an overall count of 195 for the planet.