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Made our democracy strong, resilient: PM Modi in Tokyo

23 May 2022

World
Made our democracy strong, resilient: PM Modi in Tokyo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government had made Indian democracy robust and resilient in the past eight years.

China contemplating attack on Taiwan, leaked audio clip suggests

23 May 2022

World
China contemplating attack on Taiwan, leaked audio clip suggests

China may be planning an attack on Taiwan, an audio clip leaked by a human rights activist suggests so, as per an HT report.

PM Modi meets Japanese IT giant head, discusses investment opportunities

23 May 2022

World
PM Modi meets Japanese IT giant head, discusses investment opportunities

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with Japanese IT and electronics giant NEC Corporation's Chairman Nobuhiro Endo on Monday in Tokyo.

US will defend Taiwan from Chinese invasion: Joe Biden

23 May 2022

World
US will defend Taiwan from Chinese invasion: Joe Biden

US President Joe Biden on Monday said he would be willing to use force to defend Taiwan from China if the latter invaded the self-ruled island nation.

Pakistan commits to fighting terrorism, seeks 'balanced ties' with world

21 May 2022

World
Pakistan commits to fighting terrorism, seeks 'balanced ties' with world

Pakistan has pledged to eliminate the threat of terrorism and bring complete peace to the country, according to a recent statement released by its Foreign Office (FO).

Pangong Tso: MEA confirms 'illegal' Chinese construction of two bridges

21 May 2022

India
Pangong Tso: MEA confirms 'illegal' Chinese construction of two bridges

The Ministry of External Affairs on Friday confirmed reports of a second bridge constructed by China across Pangong Tso in the eastern Ladakh region.

Was the March crash of China jet deliberate? Details here

18 May 2022

World
Was the March crash of China jet deliberate? Details here

Was the March crash of a China Eastern Airlines plane that killed 123 passengers and nine crew members deliberate?

Global wheat prices surge by 6% after India's export ban

17 May 2022

Business
Global wheat prices surge by 6% after India's export ban

When global markets opened Monday, international wheat prices were up nearly 6% per bushel (or 27.21 kg) compared to Saturday after India's wheat export ban.

In surprise move, Chinese media defends India's wheat export ban

16 May 2022

World
In surprise move, Chinese media defends India's wheat export ban

After the Group of Seven (G7) nations criticized India's decision to ban wheat exports, China—in a surprise move—came to India's defense.

Xi Jinping rumored to be suffering from brain aneurysm: Report

16 May 2022

World
Xi Jinping rumored to be suffering from brain aneurysm: Report

Chinese President Xi Jinping is rumored to be suffering from a brain aneurysm and had to be hospitalized last year.

Low output estimate: India bans wheat exports in policy reversal

14 May 2022

Business
Low output estimate: India bans wheat exports in policy reversal

India has banned wheat exports with immediate effect as part of its efforts to limit hike in domestic prices.

Tibet Airlines' plane in China skids off runway, catches fire

12 May 2022

World
Tibet Airlines' plane in China skids off runway, catches fire

China's Tibet Airlines plane with 122 people on board skidded the runway while taking off and caught fire at the Chongqing Jiangbei international airport on Thursday.

Xiaomi alleges coercion by Enforcement Directorate; China seeks fair treatment

10 May 2022

Business
Xiaomi alleges coercion by Enforcement Directorate; China seeks fair treatment

The Xiaomi India v/s Enforcement Directorate (ED) saga has seemingly entered a crucial phase, with the tech giant alleging threats of physical violence and intimidation by the Indian agency.

Asian Games 2022 postponed as China battles COVID-19 wave

06 May 2022

Sports
Asian Games 2022 postponed as China battles COVID-19 wave

The Asian Games 2022, which were set to be held from September 10-25 in Hangzhou, have been postponed due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

China: Shanghai eases COVID-19 restrictions as cases decline

29 Apr 2022

World
China: Shanghai eases COVID-19 restrictions as cases decline

Chinese authorities on Friday said nearly half the population of Shanghai is now in lower-risk areas, meaning as many as 12.38M residents can now step out of their homes.

China reports first human case of H3N8 bird flu

27 Apr 2022

World
China reports first human case of H3N8 bird flu

China has confirmed the first human infection with the H3N8 strain of avian flu in the Henan province.

Shari Baloch: Highly-educated Karachi suicide bomber and mother of two

27 Apr 2022

World
Shari Baloch: Highly-educated Karachi suicide bomber and mother of two

Some gripping details are emerging about the explosion at Pakistan's Karachi University that killed four people, including three Chinese nationals.

Beijing: Mass testing amid 'grim' COVID-19 situation triggers lockdown fears

25 Apr 2022

World
Beijing: Mass testing amid 'grim' COVID-19 situation triggers lockdown fears

Panic seized residents of China's capital city, Beijing, on Monday as the government ordered mass COVID-19 testing in the city's biggest district, Chaoyang.

UN Chinese Language Day: Interesting facts about the Chinese language

20 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
UN Chinese Language Day: Interesting facts about the Chinese language

UN Chinese Language Day is observed every year on April 20 after its establishment by the UN Department of Public Information in 2010.

China: COVID-19 cases surging in Shanghai unabated despite strict lockdown

16 Apr 2022

World
China: COVID-19 cases surging in Shanghai unabated despite strict lockdown

Is Shanghai emerging as China's new COVID-19 epicenter two years after the Wuhan outbreak?

Amid economic crisis, Sri Lanka defaults on $51 billion debt

12 Apr 2022

World
Amid economic crisis, Sri Lanka defaults on $51 billion debt

Sri Lanka on Tuesday announced that it was defaulting on its $51 billion external debt in anticipation of a bailout from the International Monetary Fund.

Shanghai residents are 'asking for death' amid lockdown: Here's why

11 Apr 2022

World
Shanghai residents are 'asking for death' amid lockdown: Here's why

Residents of Shanghai, China, were heard screaming in despair—in a viral video on social media—amid the city's strictest-ever lockdown following a massive COVID-19 outbreak.

Chinese hackers target India's grid near Ladakh to collect intelligence

07 Apr 2022

India
Chinese hackers target India's grid near Ladakh to collect intelligence

Chinese state-sponsored hackers are suspected to have targeted India's power sector in recent months under an apparent cyber-espionage campaign, revealed a report by threat intelligence firm Recorded Future Inc.

COVID-19: At 16,412, China reports highest single-day cases so far

05 Apr 2022

World
COVID-19: At 16,412, China reports highest single-day cases so far

China registered a total of 16,412 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, the highest single-day spike since the pandemic began.

COVID-19: China fighting worst outbreak, UK sets new high

03 Apr 2022

World
COVID-19: China fighting worst outbreak, UK sets new high

COVID-19 is showing no indications of going away anytime soon, despite a decline in cases in most countries.

Protests near Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's home; 45 arrested

01 Apr 2022

World
Protests near Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's home; 45 arrested

Thousands of people descended on the streets of Sri Lankan capital Colombo near President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's house on Thursday night, demanding that he step down.

Explainer: What's behind Sri Lanka's worst economic crisis in decades?

29 Mar 2022

World
Explainer: What's behind Sri Lanka's worst economic crisis in decades?

Sri Lanka is experiencing one of its most severe economic crises in decades, with rising inflation, weak government finances, and COVID-19 shattering the economy.

Shanghai begins phased lockdown amid rising COVID-19 cases in China

28 Mar 2022

World
Shanghai begins phased lockdown amid rising COVID-19 cases in China

China's biggest city Shanghai has started a phased lockdown on Monday after it witnessed a record number of new COVID-19 cases.

COVID-19: India reports 1,421 new cases, 149 more fatalities

27 Mar 2022

India
COVID-19: India reports 1,421 new cases, 149 more fatalities

India on Sunday reported 1,421 new COVID-19, a decrease of over 239 cases from the previous day.

China: Plane crash mystery deepens as evidence suggests midair breakup

25 Mar 2022

World
China: Plane crash mystery deepens as evidence suggests midair breakup

One component of the Boeing 737-800 that crashed in China on Monday seems to have broken loose prior to the crash, adding to the mystery surrounding the aircraft's fatal dive, Bloomberg News has reported.

China imposes lockdown amid COVID-19 surge; will it affect India?

22 Mar 2022

World
China imposes lockdown amid COVID-19 surge; will it affect India?

China has imposed lockdowns and severe restrictions in several provinces and cities in order to curb its largest-ever COVID-19 outbreak.

No survivors found in crash of Chinese airliner: State broadcaster

22 Mar 2022

World
No survivors found in crash of Chinese airliner: State broadcaster

No survivors have been found at the site where a China Eastern plane--carrying 132 people--crashed on Monday, China's state broadcaster said.

China: Plane carrying 132 people crashes in Guangxi province

21 Mar 2022

World
China: Plane carrying 132 people crashes in Guangxi province

In a tragic incident, a passenger flight with 132 people on board crashed in southern China on Monday, Chinese media reported.

Russia bombs school in Ukraine's Mariupol sheltering nearly 400 residents

20 Mar 2022

World
Russia bombs school in Ukraine's Mariupol sheltering nearly 400 residents

Russian forces have bombed an art school in the besieged Ukrainian port city of Mariupol, where about 400 residents had taken shelter, Reuters reported on Sunday.

COVID-19: Cases surge in Asia, Europe;  WHO issues warning

20 Mar 2022

World
COVID-19: Cases surge in Asia, Europe; WHO issues warning

The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over as cases are rising significantly in many southeast Asian and European countries.

China witnesses first COVID-19 death in more than one year

19 Mar 2022

World
China witnesses first COVID-19 death in more than one year

China has reported two COVID-19 fatalities on Saturday, the first recorded increase in the toll since January 2021, as the country faces an omicron-driven surge, Associated Press reported.

Centre alarmed as COVID-19 sees huge surge in South-East Asia

17 Mar 2022

India
Centre alarmed as COVID-19 sees huge surge in South-East Asia

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Wednesday chaired a high-level meeting amid the exponential rise in COVID-19 cases in China and South-East Asia.

Russia-Ukraine war: Here's what you should know today

15 Mar 2022

World
Russia-Ukraine war: Here's what you should know today

The war between Russia and Ukraine entered the 20th day on Tuesday as Russia intensified its offensive across Ukraine, with heavy shelling reported in several cities.

COVID-19: China sees 3x rise in new daily symptomatic cases

13 Mar 2022

World
COVID-19: China sees 3x rise in new daily symptomatic cases

Mainland China has seen a three times increase in the number of COVID-19 cases within 24 hours.

COVID-19 cases in China nearly double in one day

10 Mar 2022

World
COVID-19 cases in China nearly double in one day

Mainland China has seen a dramatic increase in the number of COVID-19 cases within 24 hours.

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