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  • Chinese incursions don't augur well for cordial ties: Rajnath Singh 5 hours 15 minutes ago

    Leh: India on Thursday said that repeated incursions by Chinese troops into its territory "do not augur well" for maintaining cordial bilateral ties and accused China of illegally occupying Aksai Chin. Addressing an election rally in Leh, Home Minister Rajnath Singh also said that several development schemes could not be implemented...
  • India to surpass USA in internet usage by December; to be second in world after China Yesterday

    New Delhi: The number of internet users in India would reach 302 million by December 2014, registering a year-on-year growth of 32 per cent over last year, a study said on Wednesday. The report, 'Internet in India 2014', is jointly published by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and...
  • Australia, India to push for free trade pact between the two countries 2 days ago

    Canberra: Australia and India will push for a free trade pact between their countries, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday, during a rare state visit to Canberra by an Indian leader. Australia on Monday finalised a landmark free trade deal with China more...
  • China: 18 killed, 13 injured in fire at food packaging factory 3 days ago

    Beijing: At least 18 people were killed and 13 injured in a massive fire at a carrot-packaging plant in China's Shandong Province, authorities said on Monday. The fire broke out at 7 pm last night at Longyuan Food Co Ltd's carrot packaging workshop in Shouguang City, one of China's major...
  • Apple's China app store now open for UnionPay card payments 3 days ago

    Beijing: Apple's app store in China now accepts payments made using China's UnionPay credit and debit cards, the iPhone maker said on Monday, making purchases easier for users in Apple's second-largest app market. "The ability to buy apps and make purchases using UnionPay cards has been one of the most requested...
  • Will break any Chinese construction on Indian territory, says Rajnath Singh 3 days ago

    Kanha Chatti: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday warned China against constructing roads in Indian territory while maintaining that New Delhi wants cordial ties with its neighbours. Asked what if China continues to carry out construction of roads on Indian side, Singh said our forces will be left with no...
  • Never thought could beat 'Super' Dan, says Kidambi Srikanth 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Newly-crowned China Open champion Kidambi Srikanth on Monday said he never took the victory for granted and never believed that he could pull it off until he won as he knew that his opponent in the final - two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan of China - could make...
  • China Open winners Saina and Srikanth eye Hong Kong titles 3 days ago

    Hong Kong: Fresh from their sensational title triumphs in China, India's top shuttlers Saina Nehwal and K Srikanth will now train their guns on the USD 350,000 Hong Kong Open Super Series which gets underway with the qualifiers in Kowloon on Tuesday. Saina and Srikanth created history on Sunday by winning...
  • Kidambi Srikanth 'gifts' title to coach Pullela Gopichand 4 days ago

    Fuzhou: Newly crowned China Open champion Kidambi Srikanth on Sunday "gifted" his Super Series Premier title to India's chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand on his 41st birthday. Sunday turned out to be a watershed moment in Indian badminton's history as for the first time two titles are coming home from...
  • I will remember China Open win for life: Saina Nehwal 4 days ago

    Fuzhou: India's leading shuttler Saina Nehwal on Sunday said she will remember her win at the China Open Super Series Premier for the rest of her life. World No.5 Saina defeated Japan's Akane Yamaguchi 21-12, 22-20 in 42 minutes to bag her third women's singles crown of the year. She had...
  • Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa congratulate K Srikanth 4 days ago

    New Delhi: India's top doubles badminton pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa congratulated compatriot Kidambi Srikanth for beating two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan in the final to clinch the China Open Super Series Premier men's singles title in Fuzhou Sunday. "My heartiest congratulations to Srikanth..well done...amazing victory," tweeted Jwala. Ashwini tweeted:...
  • It was one of my toughest wins, says ecstatic Saina Nehwal 4 days ago

    Fuzhou: Olympic bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal said the triumph at the China Open Super Series Premier was one of her "toughest" and it showed that the hard work was paying off. World No. 5 Saina had to draw from her reservoir of experience to stave off the challenge of the Akane Yamaguchi...
  • Coach Gopichand elated at Saina and Srikanth's China Open success 4 days ago

    Olympic bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal clinched the China Open Super Series Premier tournament after beating young Akane Yamaguchi of Japan. ...
  • China's showpiece fighter jet crashes on test flight; 7 hurt 4 days ago

    Beijing: At least seven persons were injured when an advanced Chinese multi-role fighter jet crashed into a residential compound during a test flight in the country's southwest. The pilot ejected safely but at least seven persons received burn injuries after the jet struck a newly constructed residential building before plunging into...
  • Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth create history for Indian Badminton in China 4 days ago

    Fuzhou: On a historic day for Indian badminton, top shuttlers Saina Nehwal and K Srikanth clinched the women's and men's singles title of the USD 700,000 China Open Super Series Premier respectively on Sunday. While Olympic bronze-medallist Saina had to draw from her reservoir of experience to stave off the challenge...
  • K Srikanth stuns world and Olympic champion Lin Dan to win China Open 4 days ago

    Fuzhou: Young Indian shuttler K Srikanth clinched his maiden Super Series title after defeating two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan of China in the men's singles events of the USD 700,000 China Open Super Series Premier on Sunday. The 21-year-old from Andhra Pradesh showed nerves of steel to produce a dominating performance...
  • Saina Nehwal wins China Open for her third title in 2014 4 days ago

    Fuzhou: Olympic bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal clinched the USD 700,000 China Open Super Series Premier tournament after beating young Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in the summit clash on Sunday. The World No. 5 Indian prevailed over the 17-year-old Akane 21-12, 22-20 in the women's singles finals which lasted 42 minutes at the...
  • Ruins of river bank, old city wall found in China 4 days ago

    Beijing: The remains of a bank revetment and walls were found in China's eastern Fujian province, which experts believe could help them get a glimpse of a city built some 1,100 years ago, a media report said. The revetment or retaining wall found in Fuzhou was made of wood, according...
  • Chinese team arrives in Liberia to staff Ebola clinic 4 days ago

    Monrovia: About 160 Chinese health workers arrived on Saturday in Liberia, where they are due to staff a new $41 million Ebola clinic that, unlike most other foreign interventions, is being built and fully run by Chinese personnel. China, Africa's biggest trade partner, had come under fire for the level of...
  • In veiled message to China, Barack Obama renews commitment to Asia-Pacific pivot 5 days ago

    Brisbane: US President Barack Obama sought on Saturday to reassure Asia-Pacific allies about Washington's strategic shift toward the region as he sent a veiled message to a rising China with a vow to "deepen our engagement using every element of our power". Speaking in Australia on the final stop of a...
  • Centre downplays reports of China training Pakistan Army troops 5 days ago

    Brisbane: The Narendra Modi government on Saturday downplayed reports that Chinese troops were training Pakistan Army personnel right across the India-Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin when asked to comment on reports in this regard, said the National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is here as...
  • BJP delegation to visit China, gets briefing from Sushma Swaraj 5 days ago

    New Delhi: With complexities involved in Sino-India ties, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday explained to BJP MPs and MLAs, who are embarking on a week-long tour of China, India's efforts to remove irritants in bilateral political and economic areas. Addressing the delegation of the legislators,...
  • No dialogue with Pakistan till ceasefire violations stop: VK Singh 5 days ago

    Srinagar: There will be no dialogue with Pakistan till it continues to violate ceasefire along the Line of Control and International Border in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister General (retd) VK Singh said on Saturday. "Dialogue process has been stopped because if you (Pakistan) are firing at me, you are stopping...
  • Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth storm into summit clash of China Open 5 days ago

    Fuzhou: Olympic bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal and young shuttler K Srikanth stormed into the finals of the women's and men's singles events respectively at the USD 700,000 China Open Super Series Premier on Sunday. In her sixth appearance in the prestigious tournament, Saina continued her rampaging run as she produced another good...
  • Live: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at G20 Summit 5 days ago

    Addressing the G20 Summit for the first time, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that reform has to be driven by the people and cannot be implemented by stealth. Catch all the updates of Modi's three-nation tour on IBNLive.com. ...
  • Chinese troops training Pak Army along border with India: Report 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian security agencies have learnt that Chinese troops are training Pakistan Army personnel right across the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir. The Chinese troops, according to a report submitted by the BSF intelligence wing, have been seen training Pak armymen in "weapon handling" techniques bang opposite Rajouri...
  • Saina, Srikanth in semis, Kashyap exits in China Open 6 days ago

    Fuzhou: London Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and male shuttler Kidambi Srikanth reached the semi-finals of the $700,000 China Open Super Series Premier as Parupalli Kashyap lost in the quarter-finals at the Haixia Olympic Sport Center here on Friday. While women's World No.5 Saina defeated Chinese Suo Di 21-13, 17-21, 21-5...
  • Watch: China unveils sophisticated J-31 stealth fighter aircraft 1 week ago

    In a major move in the new global arms race China has unveiled its new stealth fighter jet J-31. US suspects foul play as it looks strikingly similar to an American model stealth jet. ...
  • India, China to hold army exercise from November 16 in Pune 1 week ago

    New Delhi: India and China will hold a joint "Hand-in-Hand" army exercise from November 16 in Pune that will focus on counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism tactics, weeks after a stand-off between their troops along the border in Ladakh region. "Hand-in-Hand" is an exercise aimed at exploring useful experiences, advancing pragmatic cooperation...
  • Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap, Kidambi Srikanth in China Open quarters 1 week ago

    Fuzhou: London Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal along with male shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and Kidambi Srikanth, reached the quarter-finals of the $700,000 China Open Super Series Premier at the Haixia Olympic Sport Center on Thursday. While women's World No.5 Saina was made to work hard for her 21-18, 21-18 win over...