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Beijing shuts roads, playgrounds amid heavy smog due to heavy pollution

China -- the world's largest emitter of the greenhouse gases responsible for climate change -- has ramped up coal output after supply chains in recent months were roiled by an energy crunch

published on : 5th November 2021

Tennis, sex and politics combine in Chinese #MeToo scandal

In a lengthy social media post that disappeared quickly, Peng Shuai wrote that Zhang Gaoli, a former vice premier had forced her to have sex despite repeated refusals, three years ago.

published on : 4th November 2021

China's advice to stockpile sparks speculation of Taiwan war

War fears or not, there were scattered reports of runs on rice, noodles and cooking oil in some Chinese cities, according to local media.

published on : 4th November 2021

China taking 'incremental and tactical actions' to press territorial claims with India: Pentagon

The Pentagon regularly reports to the Congress on the India-Chinese military standoff in eastern Ladakh.

published on : 4th November 2021

China continues to be vague on permitting stranded Indians return 

Over 23,000 Indian students studying in Chinese colleges, mostly medicine, hundreds of businessmen, employees, and their families have been stuck in India since last year.

published on : 3rd November 2021

Over 8.96 million people in China affected due to natural disasters in October

China reported three cases of heavy rainfall in October, bringing the national precipitation to 51 millimeters, 44 per cent more than normal in the same period, as per report.

published on : 3rd November 2021

China envoy defends emissions, criticizes US under Trump

China, which is heavily dependent on coal-fired power, pledged last year to start reining in its fossil fuel emissions later in this decade and to become carbon neutral by 2060.

published on : 3rd November 2021

China alleges COP26 organisers did not provide video link for President Xi Jinping's address

Xi Jinping returned from his official visit to Myanmar in the middle of January, 2020, which is largely attributed to the coronavirus outbreak.

published on : 2nd November 2021

China accuses US of 'lack of transparency' over sub accident

China accused the US of a lack of transparency and responsibility regarding an accident in the South China Sea involving a Navy submarine last month.

published on : 2nd November 2021

Yahoo pulls out of China amid 'challenging' environment

Yahoo Inc. said Tuesday it has pulled out of China, citing an increasingly challenging business and legal environment.

published on : 2nd November 2021

Stuck in South China Sea, damaged US Navy nuclear submarine strikes uncharted underwater seamount

The US 7th Fleet, which operates in the western Pacific, said an investigation had concluded that the USS Connecticut smashed into a geological formation and not another vessel on October 2.

published on : 2nd November 2021

Indian Army's Parachute Brigade conducts Airborne insertion exercise along LAC in Ladakh

The exercise is a part of an overall three-day affair focusing on high altitude area Airborne Exercise along Northern Borders. Other arms and services are also participating.

published on : 1st November 2021

Beijing clamps new curbs amid rise in COVID-19 cases in China

Health officials are visiting residential compounds to physically verify the travel records of the people living there.

published on : 1st November 2021

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken raised concerns about Taiwan with China

The U.S. does not openly contest China’s claim to Taiwan, but is committed by law to ensure the island can defend itself and to treat all threats toward it as matters of grave concern.

published on : 31st October 2021

Indian Army focuses on eastern sector, scales up defences

Arunachal Pradesh is generally divided into Kameng area on the west and Rest of Arunachal Pradesh.  “The RALP is an area of concern for us,” said an Army source.

published on : 31st October 2021
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