ITBP trains over 200 personnel in Mandarin for better interaction with Chinese troops

Asked what is the view of the force on reports that its operational command should be given to the Army, Deswal said his force was "as good as the Army".

published on : 23rd October 2019

US can reduce force in Afghanistan without hurting counterterrorism efforts: Mark Esper

The State Department said Khalilzad's trip to Pakistan wasn't about restarting talks with the Taliban, yet their meeting seemed a beginning.

published on : 23rd October 2019

India unlikely to benefit from US-China trade tensions: EIU

The US-China trade war has prompted some global companies to diversify their manufacturing base and moving some production out of China, but India is unlikely to be at the receiving end.

published on : 23rd October 2019

No recent transgression on India-China border: ITBP DG

Asserting that the border was "peaceful", the ITBP chief said both Indian and Chinese troops keep patrolling it and there have been no incidents of aggression.

published on : 23rd October 2019

China blocks almost a quarter of accredited foreign news sites including NYT, BBC: Watchdog

Beijing bars its citizens from accessing the publicly available websites of 23 per cent of 215 international news organisations that have journalists based in China.

published on : 22nd October 2019

China unveils new commercial carrier rockets to compete with India for global market

China which has an established space programme with mission to Moon has elaborate plans to extend its mission to Mars besides setting up its own permanent space station by 2022.

published on : 21st October 2019

China, US make 'substantial' trade deal progress: Top official

Trump announced a partial deal after meetings in Washington with the Chinese trade deligation led by Liu He, which ended on October 11.

published on : 19th October 2019

Best time to be entrepreneur or launch a startup, says KTR

After the recent corporate tax reduction from 34 per cent in the manufacturing sector to 15-17 per cent, I don't think there is a better time to invest in India and in manufacturing, KTR said.

published on : 19th October 2019

IMF and World Bank leaders appeal for an end to trade wars

World Bank President David Malpass said that the slowdown in global growth was hurting efforts to help the 700 million people around the globe mired in extreme poverty.

published on : 18th October 2019

Apple boss Cook meets Chinese regulator after Hong Kong app criticism

The app allowed protesters in Hong Kong to track police -- but the move to withdraw it prompted accusations the firm was putting business interests above human rights.

published on : 18th October 2019

China's third-quarter GDP growth slows to 6 per cent, slowest in 27 years

The Chinese economy grew 6.0 per cent in July-September, compared with 6.2 per cent in the second quarter, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.

published on : 18th October 2019

US-China partial trade deal 'not good enough': IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva

The IMF calculates that the full effect of the tariffs and retaliation, already imposed and threatened, would cut the global economy by 0.8 per cent.

published on : 17th October 2019

Will play 'constructive role' in improvement of India-Pakistan ties: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi

Wang said that China's respective relations with India, Pakistan and other South Asian countries could run in parallel and develop together.

published on : 17th October 2019

China appeals to Washington for quick end to trade war

Trump agreed Friday to delay a planned tariff hike and said Beijing would buy American exports.

published on : 17th October 2019

Xi's visit lays foundation for trilateral partnership among India, China and Nepal: Prachanda

Nepal Communist Party's co-chairman said that President Xi's visit was a 'watershed moment in the bilateral ties between Nepal and China.'

published on : 16th October 2019
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