Free Press Journal
  • Congress slams Centre for sleeping over Doklam 2.0

    New Delhi : The Congress on Thursday slammed the Modi government for compromising national security and strategic interests by sleeping over the high intensity Chinese military build-up at the Doklam plateau.

  • China building full-fledged military complex in Doklam

    New Delhi: Even though the Indian Army Chief is adamant that the infrastructure developed by China’s People’s Liberation Army in the Doklam Plateau is temporary in nature, NDTV has reported that a massive full-fledged Chinese military complex is being built within Doklam.

  • Enterprise chat ding talk app now available in  India

    New Delhi : In a bid to disrupt the growing enterprise chat and collaboration app market in India, Alibaba-owned platform DingTalk, on Monday, unveiled an English version that caters to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The version, also available in Malaysia, is the first concerted push outside of China since launching three years ago.

  • india can host firms exiting china: K  Juster

    New Delhi : India can seize the opportunity to provide an “alternative investment hub” for American companies that are downgrading their operations in China, US Ambassador Kenneth Juster said on Thursday. Observing that ‘America First’ and ‘Make in India’ are not incompatible, he said rather investing in each other’s markets will be mutually beneficial. It will increase economic interactions and the volume of trade, lead to collaboration on emerging technologies and create

  • Working with countries like India a good thing: Donald Trump

    Washington: Working with countries like India, Russia and China is a good not bad thing, US President Donald Trump said today. He was responding to criticism of his desire to improve relationship with Moscow.

  • China’s second aircraft carrier’s sea trial in Feb

    Beijing : China’s first indigenous aircraft carrier is expected to conduct its maiden sea trials next month, even as the country’s navy began building a third carrier vessel in Shanghai.

  • Centre to mull over emergency duty on solar equipment imports

    New Delhi : India’s Directorate General of Safeguards (DGS) has asked the government to levy an emergency duty, at the rate of 70% ad valorem, on the import of solar power equipment from countries like China, for 200 days, to protect the domestic industry from “serious injury”.

  • China rubbishes plans to set up military base in Pakistan

    Beijing : China on Tuesday denied as “unnecessary” speculation reports that it was planning to build a military base at Jiwani in Pakistan’s Balochistan province close to the strategic Chabahar port, which is being jointly developed by India, Iran and Afghanistan, reports PTI.

  • ‘NCR to spawn 1.5 lakh MT e-waste by 2020’

    Delhi : The National Capital Region (NCR) is likely to generate about 1,50,000 metric tonnes (MT) of electronic-waste per annum by 2020, from the current level of 85,000MT, according to industry body The Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India (ASSOCHAM). Electronic waste is expected to be generated at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 25 per cent in the Delhi-NCR region, the industry lobby said on Tuesday.

  • Chinese media blames India for US cutting aid to Pakistan

    Beijing : China’s state-run media has blamed India for U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent decision to deny Pakistan financial aid till it continues to supports terror outfits operating from its soil.

  • China could convince Pak on terrorism: White House

    China shares some of the concerns of US about the terrorism problem. US is seeking to work with other regional players and China on this matter White House official.

  • The world will be watching what you do, US warns Iran

    The people of Iran are rising up. They are asking for something that no govt can deny them: their human rights and fundamental freedoms Nikki Haley US Ambassador to the UN.

  • Pakistan relationship with China and US not the same: US official

    Washington: The US has appeared unperturbed that its suspension of security aid to Pakistan would bringIslamabad closer to China and insisted that the two relationships are different. “I believe they (Pakistan) do want to build strong relations with both countries. But what they get from China is not necessarily going to be the same thing to get from the US and vice versa,” a State Department official told reporters.

  • ‘Chinese road building party entered India, but no standoff’

    Indian troops pushed back the labourers, and seized the equipment. While there was no confrontation between troops on both side, Indian troops have since barricaded the area and have been guarding it. Sources said China has requested that the equipment be returned.

  • China rushes to Pak rescue after Prez Trump’s outburst

    “Pakistan has made enormous efforts and sacrifice for the fight against terrorism and has made very outstanding contribution to the global cause of counter terrorism. The international community should acknowledge that”  Geng Shuang/Chinese foreign ministry.

  • Vijay Gokhale appointed new Foreign Secretary of India

    New Delhi: Seasoned diplomat Vijay Keshav Gokhale, considered an expert on China, was on Monday named the next foreign secretary. He will succeed S Jaishankar, who completes his extended tenure later this month. Gokhale, a 1981-batch officer of the Indian Foreign Service, had played a key role in India-China negotiations last year to resolve the 73-day standoff between Indian Army and Chinese People’s Liberation Army at Doklam Plateau, a tri-junction between Sino-India

  • The growing charm of online shopping fests the worldover

    Bengaluru : Late last year, business reporters from across the world were invited to Shanghai — China’s largest city — to witness the people of the most populous country in the world shop relentlessly for 24 hours. Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, one of the world’s largest retailers, has been celebrating the country’s ability to buy in abundance through its shopping fests since 2009. Through its 11.11 shopping festival, held on November 11