Free Press Journal
  • Kashmir is a bilateral issue: China

    Beijing: China said on Friday that the Kashmir issue should be resolved bilaterally by India and Pakistan, while dismissing calls by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation or OIC for the implementation of the UN resolution on the dispute.

  • BRICS nations at United Nations reaffirm commitment in fighting terrorism

    United Nations: The BRICS countries have strongly condemned terrorism in all forms and its manifestation and called for a comprehensive reform of theUnited Nations to allow India and the fellow members of the five-nation bloc to play an important role in the world body. Foreign ministers of BRICS countries — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa yesterday met on the sidelines of the annual United Nations General Assembly Sessions in NewYork.

  • We are not competing well with China: Rahul Gandhi in Princeton

    New Jersey: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has said that India is not competing well with China. Rahul, while addressing students at the Princeton University on Tuesday, said that it was very important for India to compete with China expeditiously as it is moving ahead with ‘tremendous power.’

  • China opens dual-use strategic highway in Tibet to Nepal border

    Beijing: China has opened a strategic highway in Tibet to the Nepal border which could be used for civilian and defence purposes, a move that Chinese experts say will enable Beijing to make forays into South Asia, according to a media report.

  • Narendra Modi at 67: Has the game really changed or has the rhetoric taken over?

    What is the idea of India? Where is India headed? Is India still fighting the age-old problem between communalism and secularism? Will the dream of ‘Bapu’ Mahatma Gandhi ever be achieved? The questions are endless and we could keep going on and on, but India as a republic after 70 years of independence is standing at crossroads and no one knows what will happen to Bharat. Narendra Damodardas Modi is a man,

  • US President Donald Trump confirms November trip to China, Japan, South Korea

    Washington: US President Donald Trump confirmed that he will travel in November to China, South Korea and Japan as part of his Asia tour, media reports said. Trump on Thursday did not rule out also visiting Vietnam to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum and his team is still considering whether he will attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in The Philippines, Efe news reported.

  • UN chief Antonio Guterres calls for political solution to Korean crisis

    Washington: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called for a political solution to the current situation in Korean peninsula, which has worsened in recent months in the wake of series of ballistic missile and nuclear tests by Pyongyang. “The solution can only be political. Military action could cause devastation on a scale that would take generations to overcome,” Guterres told reporters at a news conference at the UN headquarters in New York.

  • After US snub, China, Russia back Pakistan

    Media reports said that Pakistan has been in contact with two veto-wielding powers – China and Russia – who have opposed the American policy of putting undue pressure on Pakistan.

  • Trade imbalance with China is cause of concern: BJP

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National spokesperson (Economic Affairs) Gopal Krishna Agarwal said that India and China will be working together to do away with the growing trade deficit in the country and the government is doing its best to help domestic industries to flourish amidst competition from Chinese goods.

  • China, Pakistan to begin second phase of trade talks next week

    Pakistan may not sign the second phase of the FTA as it fears that the move will further increase imports from China. Authorities in Beijing are unwilling to accept Islamabad’s demand for the revival of the preferential treatment for exportable products under the FTA.

  • Chinese hospital blamed after woman commits suicide

    Beijing: A hospital in China has been blamed by the local government for the suicide of a pregnant woman who jumped to death as she could not bear the labour pain and give birth through vaginal delivery which her family had demanded, triggering an uproar on social media.

  • Pakistan has clear conscience on terror: China

    Beijing: China on Friday defended its all-weather ally Pakistan, saying Islamabad has done its “best” to combat terrorism and some countries need to give it “full credit” for that, days after Beijing backed the BRICS’s declaration which named Pakistan-based terror groups like LeT and JeM for the first time.

  • Mumbai: Metro 3 gets first tunnel boring machine, work to start work from October

    On Monday, the first tunnel boring machine (TBM) arrived in Mumbai from China, the TBM arrived at Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT). This boring machine will be used for drilling tunnel of the 33.5 km long Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ Metro-3 line. This just 1 out of 17 TBM’s, rest of TBM’s are yet to come.

  • In this file photograph shows Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) greets Chinese President Xi Jinping during a meeting in New Delhi.

    China set to play double-faced game

    Pakistan is increasingly being seen to be what it is—a country that harbours and nurtures terror. It had a devil-may-care attitude when the Americans were looking the other way while they paid lip service to dealing with terror directed against India and Afghanistan, and China consciously abetted in their terror policies to spite India.

  • After BRICS declaration, Pak foreign min to visit China

    Beijing : China on Wednesday said it has invited Pakistan’s Foreign Minister for talks, in an apparent move to assuage Islamabad’s concerns after the BRICS countries for the first time named Pakistan-based terrorist groups like LeT and JeM in the grouping’s declaration.