China: News

05 Apr 2022


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.

03 Apr 2022

United Kingdom

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.

01 Apr 2022

Sri Lanka

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.

29 Mar 2022


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.

28 Mar 2022

Hong Kong

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.

25 Mar 2022


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.

22 Mar 2022

Indian Economy

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.

22 Mar 2022


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.

21 Mar 2022


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.

20 Mar 2022

Vladimir Putin

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

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

19 Mar 2022


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.

17 Mar 2022

Hong Kong

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.

15 Mar 2022


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.

13 Mar 2022


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.

10 Mar 2022


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.

09 Mar 2022


5 creepiest places in the world: Part II

There are several creepy and spooky places across the world with a gruesome past that is enough to send chills down your spine.

14 Feb 2022

India China Border

India bans 54 more Chinese apps over security concerns

The Indian government has decided to ban 54 more Chinese mobile applications that allegedly pose a threat to the country's security, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology said on Monday.

12 Feb 2022


China's disregard for agreements led to border tensions: Jaishankar

India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday said that border tensions with China have emerged due to the latter's disregard for written agreements.

Pandemic not over, new variant can arise anywhere: WHO scientist

The World Health Organization's Chief Scientist Dr. Soumya Swaminathan has said the COVID-19 pandemic is not over, as some people suggest.

07 Feb 2022


China, Pakistan rake up Kashmir issue again after Imran-Xi meet

China and Pakistan on Sunday again brought up the Kashmir issue following a meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in Beijing.

07 Feb 2022


Exploring the New Seven Wonders of the World

The New Seven Wonders of the World was a campaign launched in 2000 to select seven wonders from 200 existing monuments.

03 Feb 2022


India to boycott opening, closing ceremony at Beijing Winter Olympics

India has announced that its envoy in China will boycott the opening and closing ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics.

03 Feb 2022


38 Chinese soldiers drowned in 2020 Galwan clash: Report

At least 38 Chinese soldiers died in the early stage of the 2020 Galwan Valley clash, an investigative report by Australian newspaper The Klaxon said.

03 Feb 2022

Lok Sabha

Jaishankar cites 'history lessons' to counter Rahul Gandhi's Parliament speech

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar Wednesday cited "history lessons" in his counter-attack against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's claim that the government has brought China and Pakistan together.

02 Feb 2022

Arunachal Pradesh

Chinese army tortured, gave electric shocks to Indian teen: MP

Miram Taron, the 17-year-old teenager from Arunachal Pradesh who went missing on the India-China border in January, was given electric shocks by the Peoples' Liberation Army (PLA) of China, said Tapir Gao, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from the state.

02 Feb 2022

Health & Wellness

Chinese zodiac: The year of the tiger and its significance

The Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year began on February 1 this year and the celebrations will continue for 16 days.

25 Jan 2022

Home Decor

5 feng shui items that attract good luck

Do you believe feng shui can bring you luck?

20 Jan 2022


Rahul Gandhi targets PM after Chinese army 'abducts' Arunachal teen

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday slammed the government for neglecting the alleged kidnapping of a teenager, Miram Taron, from Arunachal Pradesh by China's People's Liberation Army (PLA).

19 Jan 2022

Narendra Modi

Modi to host first India-Central Asia summit on January 27

The central government on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host the maiden India-Central Asia Summit virtually on January 27.

07 Jan 2022

Home Decor

How to incorporate 5 Feng Shui elements in your home

Feng Shui is an ancient practice that originated in China.

26 Dec 2021


$100T world economy in 2022; China #1 by 2030: Report

The global economic output is set to surpass $100 trillion in 2022, two years earlier than previously forecast, said a report by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR).

01 Dec 2021

Home Decor

Here is how Feng Shui can help you create wealth

Feng Shui is an ancient practice that originated in China.

25 Nov 2021


China bans Tencent Holdings from updating and releasing new apps

The Chinese government's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has reportedly instructed app stores and platforms to prevent Tencent Holdings from updating its existing apps and launching any new ones as a part of a "temporary administrative guidance."

25 Nov 2021

Home Decor

Why are wind chimes so popular? We try to explain

We all have come across wind chimes in homes, gardens, and other outdoor locations.

21 Nov 2021

Indian Navy

Rajnath Singh's subtle dig at China at INS Visakhapatnam commissioning

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday took a veiled dig at China speaking at the Western Naval Command in Mumbai.

21 Nov 2021


Missing star Peng Shuai attends tennis event. WTA rejects claims

Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai, who went missing after she accused former vice-premier, Zhang Gaoli, of sexual assault, attended a tennis tournament in Beijing on Sunday, as per videos posted by the state media on Sunday.

20 Nov 2021


First known COVID-19 case was vendor at Wuhan market: Study

The first confirmed case of symptomatic COVID-19 can be traced to a female seafood vendor at an animal market in China's Wuhan.

18 Nov 2021


India, China hold 14th round of border talks today

India and China on Thursday held discussions over pending border issues under the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination (WMCC).

16 Nov 2021

Economic Survey

China overtakes US as world's richest; experts sound caution

China has overtaken the United States as the world's richest country, a recent report by the research arm of consultants McKinsey & Co. revealed.