Free Press Journal
  • Uber names Pradeep Parameswaran as India and South Asia President

    New Delhi: US-based cab aggregator Uber today said it has elevated Pradeep Parameswaran as President of its India and South Asia operations. He succeeds Amit Jain, who was elevated to the role of Head of Asia Pacific region last month.

  • Human trafficking greatest human tragedy: CJI Misra

    New Delhi : Terming human trafficking as “the greatest human tragedy”, Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra on Saturday said that the menace was on the rise and people involved in it considered human beings as commodity.

  • Work on India-bound Tapi gas pipeline begins

    Serkhetabat (Turkmenistan) : Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India (Tapi) on Friday ceremonially broke ground on the Afghan section of an ambitious, multi-billion dollar gas pipeline expected to help ease energy deficits in South Asia.

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    ‘India has nothing to worry about China-Bangla ties’

    Dhaka : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked India not to worry about Dhaka’s growing ties with China, asserting that the cooperation with Beijing was meant only for the country’s development.

  • Al-Qaeda network still going strong, says UN report

    United Nations : Al-Qaeda’s global network remains “remarkably resilient,” posing more of a threat in some regions than the Islamic State group, UN sanctions monitors said in a report on Thursday.

  • Not satisfied with Pak’s coop in war against terror, says US

    Washington : The US is not satisfied with Pakistan’s co-operation in the war against terror as part of its South Asia strategy and yet to see Islamabad taking steps to “rein in” the Taliban and the Haqqani network, a senior Trump administration official has said.

  • US will give Pak opportunity to act against terrorists, says Rex Tillerson

    Washington : It is in the interest of Pakistan to change its “long-standing” relationship with terrorist organisations, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said, underlining that the Trump administration will give the country an opportunity to act on actionable intelligence.

  • Airtel to shut down 3G network

    New Delhi : Telecom major Bharti Airtel is likely to shut down 3G service in next 3-4 years and refarm the spectrum linked with it for 4G services, a top official of the company said. “There is almost no spent that we are doing on 3G. Our view is in next 3-4 years we are likely to see 3G network actually shut down faster than 2G network because there are still 50

  • RICS announces change of leadership for South Asia as Sachin Sandhir departs

    New Delhi: RICS announced today that Sachin Sandhir, Global MD – Emerging Business and Managing Director for RICS in South Asia is stepping down to pursue other opportunities. Nitin Kapoor, Associate Director, RICS South Asia will take responsibility for the RICS professional body on an interim basis. Ashwani Awasthi, Chief Operating Officer will lead operations at RICS School of Built Environment (RICS SBE).

  • Donald Trump to address nation on US engagement in Afghan, South Asia

    Washington: President Donald Trump will address the US troops and the nation on his plans for Afghanistan and South Asia, the White House has said. “President Donald J Trump will address our nations troops and the American people tomorrow night at 9:00 pm (EDT)from Fort Myer in Arlington, VA, to provide an update on the path forward for America’s engagement in Afghanistan and south Asia,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said

  • US President to discuss South Asia strategy with top aides

    Washington : President Donald Trump is set to discuss with his national security team the US’ strategy in South Asia, including developing a new regional policy for resolving the long-running conflict in Afghanistan that may include both India and Pakistan.

  • Delhi Police ties up with Uber for women’s safety

    New Delhi : Passengers travelling in the Capital can now access the Delhi Police’s women safety mobile application ‘Himmat’ via cab aggregator Uber’s application while travelling in taxis.

  • Three men, 96 children: Pak’s population booms

    Bannu (Pakistan) : Three men who have fathered nearly 100 children among them are doing their bit for Pakistan’s skyrocketing population, which is being counted for the first time in 19 years.

  • Pitch battle India vs Pakistan

    Pride and honour will be at stake when kohli & co take on safraz’s green brigade in the  ‘mother of all clashes’,