20 Jan 2021
Alibaba's Jack Ma, 'missing' for months, makes first public appearance
After months of being "missing," Alibaba and Ant founder Jack Ma has finally made a public appearance.
09 Jan 2021
Beijing on alert after COVID-19 spike in neighboring Hebei province
Beijing has gone on an alert mode following a sudden spike in COVID-19 cases in the neighboring Hebei province even as China has administered nine million coronavirus vaccines so far in a stepped-up nationwide drive to contain the virus.
28 Dec 2020
Chinese citizen journalist jailed for four years over coronavirus reportage
A 37-year-old citizen journalist was on Monday sentenced to four years in prison by a Chinese court over her coronavirus outbreak reporting, more than a year after the virus emerged in Wuhan.
25 Sep 2020
Galwan-clash cost five soldiers, claims China; India says number higher
For the first time since the bloody June episode in Galwan Valley, China admitted its casualties, saying that five of its soldiers died. However, India is convinced the death toll is higher, with government sources telling News18 that China's count must be multiplied by three.
08 Sep 2020
LAC: Amid brewing tensions, China claims Indian Army fired shots
In a new development that is sure to heighten tensions at the already volatile Line of Actual Control (LAC), China claimed that Indian soldiers fired warning shots at the Southern bank of Pangong Lake.
04 Sep 2020
Jackie Chan forced to vacate luxurious Beijing apartments for auction
Jackie Chan is facing a weird problem in his personal life.
04 Sep 2020
Amid tensions, China's Defense Minister seeks meeting with Rajnath Singh
As tensions are flaring up along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Wei Fenghi, China's Defense Minister, has sought a meeting with India's Rajnath Singh, in Moscow, PTI reported citing people in the know.
01 Sep 2020
After recent flare-up, China claims India "disturbing" border peace
Reacting to India's claims that China transgressed in Ladakh on the intervening night of August 29 and 30, Beijing said on Tuesday that it was the Indian Army that violated the consensus and "illegally trespassed the LAC."
16 Jul 2020
Will use 'all tools' to counter China's SCS claims: US
Terming China's claims over the South China Sea "illegal," the United States on Wednesday announced to support Southeast Asian countries that believe Beijing has violated their sovereignty in the territorially disputed waters.
06 Jul 2020
Chinese city hit by 'Black Death' plague: All details here
A Chinese city in Inner Mongolia sounded an alert for the bubonic plague on Sunday at a time when the world is already grappling with coronavirus, whose outbreak also originated in China. The plague-prevention measures will remain imposed throughout 2020.
06 Jul 2020
Amid Ladakh tensions, China supplying armed drones to Pakistan
While China remains locked in an intense stand-off with India, it is supplying four armed drones to Pakistan, another hostile neighbor of New Delhi, a report in Hindustan Times said.
29 Jun 2020
China: 4 lakh people under lockdown as coronavirus cases rise
China has reimposed a strict lockdown in a province neighboring capital Beijing after detecting new coronavirus cases in the region.
23 Jun 2020
Mutual consensus to disengage: Army after 11-hour-long talks with China
The Indian Army on Tuesday released a brief note regarding the nearly 11-hours-long Corps Commander-level talks which happened with the Chinese on Monday.
19 Jun 2020
Galwan clash: 76 injured soldiers recovering; China releases 10 personnel
A total of 76 soldiers of the Indian Army were injured in the clash with China's People Liberation Army (PLA), on Monday, and all of them are recuperating, several reports said.
18 Jun 2020
Indo-China clash: Second Major General-level talks begin; troops alerted
A Major General of the Indian Army spoke to Chinese military officials on Thursday, again, after Wednesday's talks at the same level remained inconclusive.
17 Jun 2020
Whatever happened at Galwan was planned by China: EAM
India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar spoke with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi over the phone on Wednesday, two days after armies of both the countries clashed at the Galwan Valley in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed in action.
17 Jun 2020
Indo-China clash: What happened at Galwan Valley? Here's a timeline
In the deadliest clash with the Chinese in decades, 20 Indian soldiers, including a Commanding Officer, were martyred in the Galwan Valley on Monday.
16 Jun 2020
20 Indian soldiers martyred in face-off with Chinese troops: Army
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) released a statement on Tuesday on the clash between Indian and Chinese armies at Galwan Valley last night, saying the People's Liberation Army tried changing the status quo in the area.
16 Jun 2020
Defense Minister holds meeting after three soldiers martyred along LAC
On Tuesday, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh met External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, tri-service chiefs, and Chief of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat after three soldiers were martyred along the Line of Actual Control last night. The meeting lasted nearly 90 minutes.
13 Jun 2020
Parts of Beijing locked down due to fresh coronavirus cases
Authorities at China's capital, Beijing, are moving hastily to stem a fresh wave of coronavirus after few new cases were reported in the last two days.
03 Jun 2020
LAC deadlock: India and China to hold Lieutenant General-level talks
After several rounds of meetings between Chinese and Indian militaries didn't douse tensions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Lieutenant General-level officers will sit on the table on June 6 for conversation.
19 May 2020
Trump threatens WHO with permanent funding freeze, gives 30-day time
The World Health Organization (WHO) hasn't served America's interests and it would be unfair to fund the body with taxpayers' money, United States President Donald Trump told the apex health body in a strongly-worded letter.
24 Jan 2020
China desperately tries to contain coronavirus, cancels New Year celebrations
China is struggling to stop a deadly virus from causing more damage than it already has. The coronavirus that broke out in Wuhan has claimed 25 lives so far and has affected over 800.
25 Jul 2019
Here are some of the unbreakable records in badminton
Badminton has become a popular sport across the globe and it is gaining prominence with each passing championship.
22 Jul 2019
Rafael Nadal: Five lesser known facts about the legend
12-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal is one of the GOATs of tennis.
17 Jul 2019
Move over YouTubers, TikTokers are the new in-thing at VidCon
Judge TikTokers all you want to, but they're on everyone's radar and they're turning the tide.
05 Apr 2019
US, China trade talks could wrap in four weeks: Trump
US President Donald Trump said yesterday that the United States and China could wrap up trade talks within four weeks after making quick progress on the potentially "epic" deal.
22 Mar 2019
China's residential hub gets first-of-its-kind, high-tech 'robot watchman'
A residential community in China's capital Beijing has adopted a first-of-its-kind "robot watchman" that integrates facial recognition, man-machine communication, and infrared thermal imagery, replacing human night patrol.
05 Mar 2019
Gurugram is now officially the world's 'most polluted city'
With the air quality worsening in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR), Gurugram has emerged as the most polluted city in the world, according to a report.
28 Jan 2019
Noted Chinese human rights lawyer sentenced to 4.5 years jail-time
Prominent Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang was sentenced today to 4.5 years in prison for state subversion, a northern Chinese court said.
08 Jan 2019
Vikram Misri takes charge as India's new envoy to China
India's new ambassador to China Vikram Misri took charge of the post yesterday, and met top Chinese officials during which they discussed Sino-India ties.
20 Dec 2018
Trump signs bill on Tibet into law despite China protest
US President Donald Trump has signed a bipartisan bill on Tibet into law that could enrage China, paving the way to impose a visa ban on Chinese officials who deny American citizens, government officials and journalists access to the sensitive Himalayan region, the homeland of the exiled Dalai Lama.
14 Dec 2018
White House trade advisor vows 'tough' talks with China
United States President Donald Trump's trade negotiators will hold "tough" talks with China, a senior White House advisor said yesterday while cautioning against watching day-to-day reports on the negotiations.
25 Nov 2018
#BlackMirrorInAction: China's rating system bans millions from flights
The ominous effects of China's controversial social rating system, which is set to roll-out across the country by 2020, are already coming to light.
22 Nov 2018
Lessons Delhi should learn from Beijing in tackling air pollution
Beijing and Delhi were at par in terms of air pollution levels up until 2013.
09 Nov 2018
Now, Chinese authorities can identify people from their walking style
Chinese authorities are taking public surveillance to a whole new level by implementing a new 'gait recognition' technology.
02 Nov 2018
Pakistan PM Imran Khan arrives in China, seeks bailout money
Imran Khan arrived in Beijing today, in what is termed as the most significant visit to China by a Pakistani Prime Minister in recent years.
02 Nov 2018
FlexPai: The world's first foldable smartphone by a start-up
In the race to launch the world's first commercial foldable smartphone, California-based start-up Royole has beaten heavyweights like Samsung and Lenovo.
24 Oct 2018
Himalayan Viagra, costlier than gold, is in danger
Nicknamed 'Himalayan Viagra', an expensive caterpillar fungus, which is more valuable than gold, is becoming harder to find due to climate change, say researchers.
22 Oct 2018
The world's fastest growing economy is choking on toxic air
India might be the world's fastest growing economy, but it is fighting an increasingly uphill battle against air pollution.