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  • India wants border issue resolution with China with 'honesty' Yesterday

    Kanpur: Asserting that it has no territorial ambitions, India on Wednesday said it wants to resolve all issues with China with "honesty" and asked it to come forward to end the "perceptional differences" over the border. Home Minister Rajnath Singh also sounded unperturbed by the increasing cooperation and friendship between China...
  • Russia may create joint orbital station with India, China 2 days ago

    Moscow: Russia is exploring the possibility of a joint manned orbital station with India and China as part of a common strategy to create technological alliances and may take up the matter with the two Asian space giants in July. "Moscow could propose to China and India to create a joint...
  • China to hold a massive military parade to 'frighten Japan', says report 2 days ago

    Beijing: China will this year hold its first large-scale military parade since 2009 to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, reports said on Tuesday, with one key goal described as being to "frighten Japan". Communist China generally shies away from the vast annual demonstrations of military...
  • India, US target Pakistan over terrorism but China calls it an 'all weather friend' 2 days ago

    Beijing: Calling Pakistan an "irreplaceable" all-weather friend, China on Monday pledged full support to it amid the high-profile visit of US President Barack Obama to India. The comments came as Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi other leaders met visiting Pakistani army chief General Raheel Sharif. According to Pakistan army spokesman...
  • China warns India against ulterior motives of the United States 2 days ago

    Beijing: As the world witnesses India expand ties with the United States, the Chinese government has expressed its displeasure with the Indo-US joint statement which mentions maritime disputes, referring specifically to the South China Sea. China even warned that India should not fall prey to the ulterior motives of the...
  • China ready to take partnership with India to higher level, says Xi Jinping 3 days ago

    Beijing: China on Monday said that it is ready to make concerted efforts with India to lift their bilateral strategic cooperative partnership to a higher level as they pursue a great dream of national rejuvenation. Greeting India on its 66th Republic Day, Chinese President Xi Jinping, in a message to...
  • Caution needs to be exercised on India's NSG inclusion: China 3 days ago

    Beijing: China on Monday extended conditional support for India's Nuclear Suppliers Group membership bid but said "prudence and caution" needs to be exercised on the issue, a day after US President Barack Obama backed India's inclusion into the elite 48-member body. "We believe that such (an) inclusion should be conducive...
  • China's online population touches 648 million 4 days ago

    Beijing: China's netizen population which is the world's largest reached 648 million at the end of last year, 16 million more than in June, according to an industry expert. The online economy accounts for seven per cent of the country's GDP, up from 3.3 per cent the previous year, said Jin...
  • Indo-US Dialogue: 'Modi and Obama can take it to newer and greater heights' 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The inaugural session of the Indo-US dialogue jointly organised by the Network18 and the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) to mark the visit of the US President Barack Obama to India expressed confidence that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is capable of taking the relationship to a newer and greater...
  • The India-US dialogues: Aspire for joint development in defence 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Emphasising the growth in defence cooperation between India and US, former US assistance secretary Vikram Singh on Saturday said defence cooperation happens at three levels - the strong leadership, people to take the deals forward and public and private sector partnership. While talking about US plans about Asia,...
  • China blocks VPN services that skirt online censorship 5 days ago

    Beijing: China is blocking VPN services that let users skirt online censorship of popular websites such as Google and Facebook amid a wider crackdown on online information, tech companies and specialists said Friday. The virtual private network provider Golden Frog wrote on its blog that the controls have hit a wide...
  • Economic ties, defence deals to top the talks during Obama's India visit 1 week ago

    Washington: US President Barack Obama will arrive in India on Sunday for the second time, to build on what he calls one of the 'defining relationships of the 21st Century'. Here are some key areas likely to be discussed during his visit: Strategic importance India's size, location, fast-growing economy and potential as a...
  • As Obama visits, signs that India is pushing back against China 1 week ago

    New Delhi: When Sri Lanka unexpectedly turfed out President Mahinda Rajapaksa in an election this month, it was the biggest setback in decades for China's expansion into South Asia and a remarkable diplomatic victory for India. Despite New Delhi's protestations, diplomats and politicians in the region say India played a role...
  • Chinese daily scoff at reports of India's GDP overtaking China January 21, 2015

    Beijing: Peeved over IMF's forecast that India's growth rate would surpass that of China by 2016, a state-run daily on Wednesday said that having overshadowed by the Communist giant for long, India is seeking evidence to show that "it is not inferior to China". "It's different in India. Long overshadowed...
  • China protests over Japan's comments on border dispute with India January 20, 2015

    Beijing: China on Monday lodged a protest with Tokyo after Japanese media quoted Japan's foreign minister as saying that a disputed border region between China and India belonged to India, in the latest source of friction between the two Asian rivals. Japan's foreign ministry played down the issue, saying it could...
  • China confirms 21 dead, 1 missing after tug sinks in Yangtze January 17, 2015

    Sanghai: Chinese authorities have confirmed that 21 people were killed and one was missing after a tug boat undergoing sea trials sank in the Yangtze River, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday. The 30-metre (98-ft) boat had 25 people on board when it sank on Thursday, including eight foreigners...
  • India will catch up with China's growth rate in 2016-17: World Bank January 14, 2015

    Washington: India will catch up with China's growth at 7 per cent in the year 2016-17, the World Bank has forecast, saying India's economy has recovered in the wake of the economic reform measures taken by the new Indian government, falling oil prices and lower interest rates. "India will catch up...
  • A Beijing restaurant offers free food to beautiful women January 14, 2015

    Beijing: A restaurant in Zhengzhou, capital of China's Henan province, is offering a special deal in which women who achieve the highest scores in terms of beauty get a free meal. The offer, called "Pay by Beauty", was launched by a restaurant specialising in "huoguo" -- traditional dishes -- where a...
  • Shanghai lantern festival called off after deadly stampede January 11, 2015

    Beijing: China has cancelled a popular annual lantern festival in the country's commercial hub Shanghai over safety issues, after criticism over poor arrangements that led to a New Year eve stampede in the city that killed 36 people. The Lantern Festival at Yuyuan Garden was called off "based on considerations of...
  • Chinese schoolgirls selling eggs to infertile couples: Report January 11, 2015

    Beijing: Schoolgirls in China are being offered large sums of money by organised gangs to donate eggs for infertile couples, a media report has said with experts warning that the procedure carries risks. The sellers - some still in high school - were being paid tens of thousands of yuan for...
  • Chinese city in restive Muslim region bans burqa January 10, 2015

    Beijing: China on Saturday banned burqas in public places in the capital of its Muslim-majority Xinjiang region which is often hit by separatist violence, a day after regional authorities prohibited extremist content on the web to prevent radicalisation of youths. Authorities in the regional capital Urumqi cited France and Belgium, where...
  • Simona Halep survives tough opening match in Shenzhen Open January 5, 2015

    China: Top-seeded Simona Halep overcame 10 double faults and a tough challenge from Germany's Annika Beck to advance to the second round of the Shenzhen Open with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 victory on Monday. Halep, last year's French Open runner-up, was down a break in the deciding set before reeling off...
  • China hails New Year celebrations by Indian, Chinese troops January 5, 2015

    Beijing: Hailing the New Year celebrations by Indian and Chinese troops at the Arunachal Pradesh border, China today said it demonstrated the goodwill, confidence and determination of both sides to maintain peace and stability on the frontier. The New Year celebration in the Bumla sector in the northeastern state was in...
  • China aiming to triple the number of patents by 2020 January 4, 2015

    Shanghai: China is aiming to triple the number of patents it files by 2020 as Beijing looks to boost the country's high-tech economy in areas from agriculture to pharmaceuticals, according to a notice from the central government on Sunday. China is targeting 14 invention patents per 10,000 habitants by 2020 compared...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka looking for positive start at Chennai Open January 2, 2015

    Chennai: Tennis World No.4 Stanislas Wawrinka is looking for a positive start to the new year when he takes to the court at the Chennai Open. This will be Wawrinka's seventh straight Chennai Open, which he won in 2011 and 2014. The 20th edition of the tournament will be held at...
  • China builds world's largest coal mine gas unit to make power January 2, 2015

    Beijing: China has built the world's largest facility to turn excess methane gas from coal mines into electricity, which could help the communist giant reduce its emissions. Lu'an Group which completed the facility at Shanxi Province in north China - said it would soon start operating the generator with a capacity...
  • 2014 unforgettable year for fight against graft in China: Xi Jinping December 31, 2014

    Beijing: Describing 2014 as an "unforgettable" year for China for its anti-graft campaign targeting hundreds of officials, President Xi Jinping on Wednesday promised to implement new judicial reforms to provide justice to common people, saying "there is no turning back". Xi, in his New Year speech telecast nationwide, underscored the...
  • Search teams to focus on recovery of bodies, black boxes of AirAsia QZ8501 December 31, 2014

    New York: The divers who try to recover more bodies and debris from the AirAsia jet that plunged into the sea won't have to deal with extreme depths, but they will have to work carefully to preserve evidence from the Airbus A320 that dropped from the sky with 162 people...
  • Teams searching for AirAsia flight QZ8501 spot smoke rising from an island in Java sea December 30, 2014

    Jakarta: Continuing the search operations for AirAsia flight QZ8501 for the third day, the teams around Java sea have alerted about the possibility of smoke rising from an island. The Indonesian officials have said that they are sending teams to investigate photos of the debris that could possibly be from...
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