China: News

14 May 2018


'Avengers: Infinity War' crosses $150 million mark in China

'Avengers: Infinity War' has taken over the Chinese box office and how.

13 May 2018

Bipin Rawat

Army finalizes Rs. 15,000cr deal to procure critical weapons, tanks

After years of deliberations, the Army has finalized a mega Rs. 15,000cr project under which a range of ammunition for its critical weapons and tanks will be produced indigenously to overcome long delays in imports and address the problem of a dwindling stockpile.

13 May 2018


Now, 'Avengers: Infinity War' is taking Chinese box-office by storm

'Avengers: Infinity War', after conquering the worldwide box office, is now wooing the Chinese audience and how.

11 May 2018


'Baahubali' and 'Avengers' in a single frame, courtesy China

The release of 'Baahubali 2' and 'Avengers: Infinity War' in China has brought the creative side of the Chinese fans to the fore.

09 May 2018


'Baahubali 2' has surpassed these Aamir Khan starrers in China

'Baahubali 2', after a splendid run across the globe, is trying its best to win over the Chinese audience at the moment.

08 May 2018

Trump Administration

Trade talks: Top Chinese officials visiting US next week

Top Chinese officials, including China's top economic adviser, the Vice-Premier Liu He, will be visiting the US next week for talks with the Trump Administration's economic team, the White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said.

07 May 2018


'Baahubali 2' had an underwhelming run in China, so far

'Baahubali 2' was expected to shatter records and create new ones at the Chinese box office.

05 May 2018


'Baahubali 2' opens bigger than 'Dangal', 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' in China

After conquering the Indian and the overseas box office, 'Baahubali 2' has now moved on to China.

04 May 2018


China says pharma-tariffs' removal will profit India, but will it?

Days after PM Narendra Modi's visit, China has announced it is removing import duties on 28 medicines effective May 1, a move that officials say will boost India's access to the market.

03 May 2018


Global gold demand dips to 973 ton in Q1: WGC

The global gold demand fell by 7% to 973 ton during January-March 2018 quarter as compared to the same period last year mainly due to a decline in investment demand, according to the World Gold Council (WGC).

30 Apr 2018


OPPO A3 with iPhone X-like notch, Android Oreo launched

OPPO has launched its latest mid-range smartphone in China - the OPPO A3.

28 Apr 2018

Xi Jinping

Loved Bollywood, want more Bollywood movies in China: Xi Jinping

Chinese President Xi-Jinping has seen a number of Indian films, including Hindi and regional, and believes it would be a good idea that Bollywood movies come to China and vice-versa.

27 Apr 2018


China: 7 children killed, 12 injured in knife attack

A knife-wielding assailant stabbed 19 students, on their way home from school in Shaanxi province, China, on Friday.

27 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Modi-Xi's 'no-agenda' meeting: Rahul asks Modi to raise Doklam, CPEC-issues

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit to China as the one having "no agenda", but reminded him to raise the Doklam standoff and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) with the Chinese leadership, as India wants to hear him talk about these crucial issues.

27 Apr 2018


Modi in China for informal-talks with Jinping, 'trust' on agenda

Indian PM Narendra Modi reached Wuhan yesterday for "informal" talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, the outcome of which could impact a third of the global population.

25 Apr 2018


Chinese smartphone maker Comio to invest Rs. 500cr in India

Chinese smartphone maker Comio will invest Rs. 500cr in the Indian market by the end of this year.

25 Apr 2018

Indian Army

GaganShakti-2018: 13-day mega exercise sees 14,000 men, 11,000 sorties

The Indian Air Force (IAF) flew as many as 11,000 sorties in its mega 13-day GaganShakti exercise, which came to an end April 22.

25 Apr 2018

Alibaba Group

Chinese tech firms apologize for sexist job adverts

Chinese tech firms are under scanner after a recent Human Rights Watch (HRW) report slammed them over gender-discriminatory job ads.

24 Apr 2018


China karaoke lounge fire: At least 18 dead; arson suspected

A fire tore through a karaoke lounge in southern China today, killing 18 people and injuring another five in a suspected arson case, police and state media said.

23 Apr 2018


China, India agree to resume Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Ten months after suspension of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, Delhi and Beijing have agreed to resume the pilgrimage during talks between Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.

22 Apr 2018


'Baahubali 2' set for China release. Will it surpass 'Dangal'?

China has now been established as a lucrative market for Indian films. 2018 has already seen 'Secret Superstar', 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan', 'Hindi Medium' fetching excellent numbers in the neighboring country.

22 Apr 2018


Huawei's Honor MagicBook is an inexpensive MacBook Pro-like laptop

Huawei-owned Honor brand has launched a budget laptop called Honor MagicBook in China.

World debt hits record $164 trillion: Should we be worried?

The global economy has been in its strongest upswing since 2011, but there's a monster under the bed.

20 Apr 2018


In China, officials report two major-earthquakes which never happened

On Thursday, China's earthquake administration reported that two major earthquakes jolted the opposite areas of the country. There is only one problem. It never happened.

19 Apr 2018


Global debt reached record-high of $164 trillion in 2016: IMF

The global debt has reached a record high in 2016 at $164 trillion, or almost 225% of GDP, said Vitor Gaspar, Director of IMF.

18 Apr 2018

Indian Navy

Indian Navy extends warning to China's navy through witty tweets

In a world where verbal battles are increasingly being fought on social media, the Indian Navy seems to have won a victory of sorts over the naval forces of arch-rivals China.

17 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Sushma Swaraj to visit China this week for SCO meeting

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit China later this week to participate in the Foreign Ministers meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation during which she will also hold talks with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.

17 Apr 2018

Irrfan Khan

Irrfan's 'Hindi Medium' enters Rs. 300 crore club, courtesy China

Irrfan Khan and Saba Qamar starrer 'Hindi Medium' has made its way into the Rs. 300 crore club at the worldwide box office.

16 Apr 2018


Chinese social network Weibo will no longer ban gay content

Chinese micro-blogging website Sina Weibo has reversed its controversial decision to ban gay content from the platform following a massive outcry from the country's LGBT community.

16 Apr 2018

Sichuan province

China to launch new weather satellite to boost forecasting capabilities

China will launch a new meteorological satellite this year to further boost its weather forecasting capabilities, authorities said on Monday.

15 Apr 2018

Indian Army

Army commanders' meet to discuss security along China, Pakistan borders

Top Indian Army commanders will review the regional security architecture and deliberate on key challenges Indian was facing, particularly along the borders with China and Pakistan, at a six-day-long conference beginning in New Delhi from Monday.

15 Apr 2018


China: Using fountain pen, passenger holds attendant hostage mid-air

In a bizarre incident, a passenger used a fountain pen as a weapon to hold a flight attendant hostage on Air China's Beijing-bound flight today.

15 Apr 2018

North Korea

Kim Jong-un meets top Chinese official, calls for strengthening ties

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un personally greeted senior Chinese diplomat Song Tao in Pyongyang today, state media reported.

14 Apr 2018

Electric Vehicles

Power Ministry offers to supply e-vehicles to government departments

The Power Ministry has reportedly offered to supply electric vehicles (EVs) to union government departments, PSUs, and other agencies.

13 Apr 2018


Xiaomi to launch the Mi 6X smartphone on April 15

Xiaomi has sent out invites for a launch event on April 15 in China, where it is expected to launch the Mi 6X smartphone.

12 Apr 2018


Rajasthan: IAF's drill to check forces' real time operational preparedness

Rajasthan-based Air Force stations, which are close to Indo-Pak borders are participating in the ongoing Indian Air Force's combat exercises, defense officials said.

09 Apr 2018


Hong Kong can take decision on Nirav Modi's arrest: China

China today said that Hong Kong can accede to India's request to arrest fugitive Indian diamond merchant Nirav Modi based on local laws and mutual judicial assistance agreements.

09 Apr 2018

Arunachal Pradesh

Chinese Army using new equipment for all-weather border monitoring

China's military is bolstering the management of its border defense by developing new types of equipment including a satellite early warning system that can be used to monitor the border areas in all environments, according to official media reports.

06 Apr 2018

Donald Trump

Trump now wants to hit China with $100bn tariffs

Ignoring cries of a "trade war," US President Trump has now asked his officials to consider a further $100bn of tariffs against China. This action was prompted after "China's unfair retaliation" against the earlier US tariffs worth $50bn.

06 Apr 2018

Irrfan Khan

Irrfan Khan's 'Hindi Medium' hits the jackpot in China

Irrfan Khan and Saba Qamar starrer 'Hindi Medium' has taken a smash opening at the Chinese box office.