China plans to launch the Mars probe in 2020, aiming to complete orbiting, landing and roving in one mission, an unprecedented achievement, according to the China National Space Administration.
BJP's Tarun Vijay, Tejasvi Surya begin 11,050 km journey to connect with monk Kumarajiva's travels in China
The two BJP leaders set off their journey offering their prayers at the White Horse Pagoda in Dunhuang in China's Gansu province, where Kumarajiva's first arrival is recorded.
A group of mainland students at CUHK attempted to depart the campus Wednesday morning over safety concerns but had to be shuttled away by boat because they were unable to leave via obstructed roads.
The SCO is a China-led eight-member economic and security bloc in which India and Pakistan were admitted as full members in 2017.
Violent attacks targeting schoolchildren are not uncommon in China, which has seen a slew of deadly incidents over the past few years -- usually involving knives.
The influx of new automobile majors from China are also set to boost foreign direct investment flows into the sector, which has been relatively stagnant over the past few financial years.
China's treatment of the Uighurs -- a mostly Muslim, Turkic-speaking minority concentrated in the tightly-controlled northwestern Xinjiang region -- has come under growing scrutiny.
Taliban, which till recently was holding talks with the US before it collapsed in September, has so far declined to hold direct talks with the Afghanistan government.
The first batch of the Indian Sikh pilgrims entered Pakistan on Saturday through the historic corridor which was thrown open ahead of the 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev.
Efforts by Hong Kong's Beijing-controlled government to introduce tough security laws in 2003 caused major protests before being shelved.
The actor, who considers Shah Rukh his inspiration, seems to be on cloud nine and elated in the clip wherein the 'DDLJ' star can be seen mimicking a dialogue of Rajkummar's flick 'Stree'.
Urging Western allies to defend hard-won freedoms, Pompeo stressed 'we can never take ... things for granted.'
'This is a straightforward debt claim to recover outstanding loans made to RCOM in good faith, and secured by a personal guarantee given by Anil Ambani,' the banks said in a statement.
In 1995, the officially atheist government selected its own Panchen Lama and detained a six-year-old identified for the influential Buddhist position.
The US and China are locked in a trade war since Trump imposed heavy tariffs on imported steel and aluminium items in March last year.