China

China unveils experiment for landing on Mars

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.

published on : 14th November 2019

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.

published on : 13th November 2019

Mainland China students flee Hong Kong over protest violence fears

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.

published on : 13th November 2019

India to host 19th council of heads of government of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation in 2020

The SCO is a China-led eight-member economic and security bloc in which India and Pakistan were admitted as full members in 2017.

published on : 12th November 2019

51 children injured in chemical attack at China kindergarten

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.

published on : 12th November 2019

China’s Great Wall Motors sets eyes on breaking into fortress India

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.

published on : 12th November 2019

World Bank scales back funding to Uighur schools in China after controversial report

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.

published on : 11th November 2019

China to host rare meeting between Afghan government, Taliban 

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.

published on : 11th November 2019

Kartarpur corridor: China welcomes 'good interactions' between India and Pakistan

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.

published on : 11th November 2019

China calls for tough security laws to end Hong Kong turmoil

Efforts by Hong Kong's Beijing-controlled government to introduce tough security laws in 2003 caused major protests before being shelved.

published on : 10th November 2019

Rajkummar Rao has his fanboy moment with SRK

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'.

published on : 10th November 2019

US, EU warn of danger from Russia, China on Berlin Wall anniversary

Urging Western allies to defend hard-won freedoms, Pompeo stressed 'we can never take ... things for granted.'

published on : 9th November 2019

Chinese banks drag Anil Ambani to London court over unpaid loan of  USD 680 million

'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.

published on : 9th November 2019

US wants UN to take up Dalai Lama succession: Envoy

In 1995, the officially atheist government selected its own Panchen Lama and detained a six-year-old identified for the influential Buddhist position.

published on : 9th November 2019

Not in a hurry on a trade deal with China: Donald Trump

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.

published on : 9th November 2019
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