Free Press Journal
  • White House calls Russia a ‘cyber threat’

    Washington D.C: The White House has called Russia a “cyber threat” but insisted that there is a need to have discussion with Moscow on shared interests. “We recognise that Russia is a cyber threat, but we also recognise the need to have conversations with our adversaries,” Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in an off-camera briefing.

  • India earns G20 pat for startups and ease of doing business

    Hamburg: Acknowledging steps being taken by India for sustainable and inclusive growth as well as support to global economy, the G20 has praised the initiatives in the country for promoting ease of doing business, startup funding and labour reforms.

  • Protests continue against G20 meet, many arrested

    Hamburg : Fresh clashes erupted early on Sunday in the streets of Hamburg following the end of the G20 summit, with protesters setting fire to a number of vehicles, the police said.

  • Russia didn’t meddle in US election, Putin tells Trump

    Hamburg : Russian President Vladimir Putin told his US counterpart Donald Trump that Moscow did not meddle in the US presidential election and Trump accepted it, claimed Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

  • G20 summit: Fresh clashes in Hamburg, police cars torched

    Hamburg: Protesters clashed with police, torched patrol cars and blocked roads in the German city of Hamburg today in fresh violence just before the start of the G20 summit, police said.

  • As Xi listens, Modi seeks action against terror financing, safe havens

    Hamburg: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called for strong action by BRICS nations and the G20 against terror financing and providing support and safe haven to terrorists, as Chinese President Xi Jinping heard the Indian leader making a veiled attack on its ally Pakistan.

  • After Israel bonhomie, Modi wades into India-China border stand-off

    Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are unlikely to meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Germany, with Beijing saying on Thursday that “the atmosphere is not right” due to their border stand-off. The two leaders were expected to meet at the Hamburg summit in a bid to resolve the simmering border dispute in Sikkim.  “The atmosphere is not right for a bilateral meeting between President Xi and Prime

  • Border row: Xi Jinping, Narendra Modi unlikely to meet at G20

    Beijing: China on Thursday said a meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the G20 Summit was unlikely as Indian troops “had damaged the political foundations of bilateral relations between China and India”.

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    India must turn the screws on Pakistan first

    Like his predecessors, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also repeated the folly of trying to forge a working relationship with his Pakistani counterpart, which in course of time could lead to some normalisation of ties between the two South Asian countries. But after two years and five initiatives from his side to engage the Pakistanis, it appears that he has realised the pointlessness of persevering with a failed policy. The disturbances in Kashmir

  • Modi raises with Xi China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

    Hangzhou: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday told Chinese President Xi Jinping about India’s concerns over terrorism emanating from Pakistan’s restive regions through whih the $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is being built.

  • India wards off US, China pressure to ratify Paris deal

    Beijing : A cautious India today said it has warded off pressure from the US and China to set this year as the deadline to ratify the Paris Agreement, even as the two countries ratified the climate deal ahead of the G20 summit here tomorrow.

  • Narendra Modi – Xi Jinping Meet: Pok corridor is on the menu

    Hangzhou: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet on Sunday on the first day of the G20 summit here and are likely to discuss bilateral differences over issues, including the proposed USD 46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor which runs through PoK.

  • Modi looks forward to ‘outcome oriented’ G20 meet

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India will engage constructively on all pressing international priorities and challenges with world leaders as he is looks forward to “a productive and outcome oriented” G20 Summit in China’s Hangzhou that begins from Sunday.