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China, officially known as the People's Republic of China is the largest country in Asia by land size and the most populous in the world. It is ruled by the Communist Party of China, which also controls the People's Liberation Army, the largest armed force in the world. It is the world’s biggest economy and a military superpower, with Beijing being the capital city.

Chinese giant Tencent pumps money into Flipkart: Details here

16 Sep 2020

Chinese giant Tencent pumps money into Flipkart: Details here

Chinese tech giant Tencent is pumping money into Flipkart, India's leading online shopping platform.

Coronavirus: Chinese virologist 'has evidence' that China created SARS-CoV-2

16 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: Chinese virologist 'has evidence' that China created SARS-CoV-2

A Chinese virologist has alleged that China manufactured the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, which is responsible for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

CJI Bobde, top judges, being monitored by Chinese firm: Report

15 Sep 2020

CJI Bobde, top judges, being monitored by Chinese firm: Report

A Chinese firm is reportedly keeping a close watch on 30 Indian judges, including the Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde.

Rajnath blames China for LAC-tensions, drums up support for Army

15 Sep 2020

Rajnath blames China for LAC-tensions, drums up support for Army

In his first address to the Parliament on ongoing tensions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Defense Minister Rajnath Singh blamed China for troops build-up, aggression along the border, and said the Indian Army was prepared to deal with any eventualities.

NewsBytes Briefing: Potential signs of life on Venus, and more

15 Sep 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Potential signs of life on Venus, and more

Last night, our planetary neighbor Venus made major headlines as a group of researchers found potential signs of alien life using ground-based telescopes.

India wins a seat at UN's ECOSOC body, beats China

15 Sep 2020

India wins a seat at UN's ECOSOC body, beats China

In yet another diplomatic win for India, the country has now secured a seat at the United Nation's Commission on Status of Women (UNCSW), a body of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

Rajnath Singh likely to address India-China row in Parliament tomorrow

14 Sep 2020

Rajnath Singh likely to address India-China row in Parliament tomorrow

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will likely address the ongoing India-China border row in the Parliament on Tuesday, according to reports. The timing of the statement has not been confirmed.

Oracle wins TikTok US bid, but not for 'full sale'

14 Sep 2020

Oracle wins TikTok US bid, but not for 'full sale'

After months of discussions and complications, Chinese giant ByteDance is finalizing a deal for the US business of TikTok.

LAC: India prepares for tense winter along border with China

13 Sep 2020

LAC: India prepares for tense winter along border with China

Amid growing tensions along the Indo-China border, the Line of Actual Control (LAC), India is preparing for a prolonged standoff through the winter.

China may let TikTok face US ban: Here's why

12 Sep 2020

China may let TikTok face US ban: Here's why

Chinese giant ByteDance is running out of time to comply with the Donald Trump administration's 'sell or close' order for TikTok US.

China approves trial of new 'nasal spray vaccine' for COVID-19

11 Sep 2020

China approves trial of new 'nasal spray vaccine' for COVID-19

In a major move, China's National Medical Products Administration has cleared a new 'nasal spray' COVID-19 vaccine for human trials.

Jaishankar tells Wang about China's transgressions, countries formulate five-point plan

11 Sep 2020

Jaishankar tells Wang about China's transgressions, countries formulate five-point plan

In the two-and-a-half-hours long meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, India's External Minister Dr. S Jaishankar strongly protested the heavy presence of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

MEA S Jaishankar meets Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Moscow

10 Sep 2020

MEA S Jaishankar meets Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Moscow

Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar's meet with Chinese counterpart Wang Yi is underway amid intensified Indo-China border tensions.

India-China tensions can escalate, but 'threshold of war' hasn't reached

10 Sep 2020

India-China tensions can escalate, but 'threshold of war' hasn't reached

With India and China laying reciprocal allegations on one another about warning shots being fired along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) this week, questions about a full-blown war between the nuclear-armed neighbors have received attention.

5 missing Arunachal civilians found on Chinese side: Kiren Rijiju

08 Sep 2020

5 missing Arunachal civilians found on Chinese side: Kiren Rijiju

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said that the five missing youths from Arunachal Pradesh have been found on the Chinese side. Rijiju said the process to handover the youths is being worked out.

China shifting narrative from coronavirus origins to Wuhan's "success story"

08 Sep 2020

China shifting narrative from coronavirus origins to Wuhan's "success story"

As criticism against China on the global forum mounts, the country is working tirelessly to highlight its success against the coronavirus pandemic, rather than addressing questions about the disease's origins.

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple, Google under investigation, and more

08 Sep 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple, Google under investigation, and more

In the updates since last night, Italy's competition authority launched six investigation cases into the cloud storage services operated by Google, Apple, Dropbox.

India dismisses China's claims, says PLA fired shots at LAC

08 Sep 2020

India dismisses China's claims, says PLA fired shots at LAC

India on Tuesday responded to the post-midnight claims of China that the Indian Army fired warning shots at the Southern bank of Pangong Lake, asserting that it was the People's Liberation Army that used firearms.

Ladakh situation "very serious," need deep political talks: S Jaishankar

08 Sep 2020

Ladakh situation "very serious," need deep political talks: S Jaishankar

Ahead of his trip to Moscow, where he is scheduled to meet the Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councillor Wang Yi, External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar called the situation in Ladakh "very serious," adding that a "deep political conversation" was needed.

LAC: Amid brewing tensions, China claims Indian Army fired shots

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.

Proud achievement: India becomes fourth country to test hypersonic vehicle

07 Sep 2020

Proud achievement: India becomes fourth country to test hypersonic vehicle

In what marks a huge achievement for India, the country on Monday successfully tested the indigenously-developed Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV) off the coast in Odisha.

BJP's Ram Madhav attends Tibetan soldier's funeral, later deletes tweet

07 Sep 2020

BJP's Ram Madhav attends Tibetan soldier's funeral, later deletes tweet

In an unparalleled incident, the Indian Army on Monday accorded an honorable goodbye to a Tibetan soldier who died in Ladakh last month, reportedly after stepping on a landmine.

India-China border row: Trump says he would 'love to help'

05 Sep 2020

India-China border row: Trump says he would 'love to help'

United States President Donald Trump has extended his aid in resolving the ongoing border conflict between India and China.

LAC: Rajnath Singh tells Chinese counterpart to restore status quo

05 Sep 2020

LAC: Rajnath Singh tells Chinese counterpart to restore status quo

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday held talks with Chinese counterpart Gen. Wei Fenghe in Moscow amid a border conflict between the two nations.

Amid tensions, China's Defense Minister seeks meeting with Rajnath Singh

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.

China strongly opposes India's app ban; asks to 'correct mistake'

03 Sep 2020

China strongly opposes India's app ban; asks to 'correct mistake'

After India banned several Chinese mobile applications, China has said that it strongly opposed the move. China's Commerce Ministry on Thursday urged India to "correct its mistakes."

Realme's latest 5G phones offer AMOLED screens and quad cameras

01 Sep 2020

Realme's latest 5G phones offer AMOLED screens and quad cameras

Expanding its portfolio of mid-range smartphones, Realme has launched the X7 and X7 Pro models in China.

After recent flare-up, China claims India "disturbing" border peace

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."

After fresh tension with China, Doval holds meeting, explores options

01 Sep 2020

After fresh tension with China, Doval holds meeting, explores options

On the day the Indian government admitted that China engaged in yet another transgression in Eastern Ladakh, NSA Ajit Doval held a key meeting with high-ranked officials, where it was decided more troops will be deployed in the volatile area to thwart the neighbor's mischievous attempts.

Indo-China clash: Army was "ready" for PLA soldiers in Ladakh

31 Aug 2020

Indo-China clash: Army was "ready" for PLA soldiers in Ladakh

On the intervening night of August 29 and 30, China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) came in "sufficient numbers," at the Southern Bank of Pangong Tso in Eastern Ladakh with an intent to change the status quo, but the Indian troops were well-prepared.

Redmi K30 5G may be launched in India soon: Report

31 Aug 2020

Redmi K30 5G may be launched in India soon: Report

Xiaomi's Redmi K30 5G may be launched in India "soon," according to Pricebaba. The publication has not shared any timeline for the launch but stated that the handset will come with up to 8GB RAM, up to 128GB of storage, and will be offered in Frost White and Mist Purple color variants

Months after Galwan clash, fresh tension in Eastern Ladakh

31 Aug 2020

Months after Galwan clash, fresh tension in Eastern Ladakh

On the intervening night of August 29 and 30, the Indian Army, in a statement, said that it thwarted another mischievous attempt by China's People's Liberation Army to change the status quo in Eastern Ladakh.

Chinese film industry first to make "full box office recovery"

28 Aug 2020

Chinese film industry first to make "full box office recovery"

Chinese film industry is back on track.

China clears COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use: Details here

24 Aug 2020

China clears COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use: Details here

China has given emergency use authorization to select candidate vaccines developed to prevent COVID-19, the novel coronavirus disease that originated in the country.

After Chinese-firm expressed interest, tender for Vande Bharat trains canceled

22 Aug 2020

After Chinese-firm expressed interest, tender for Vande Bharat trains canceled

Indian Railways on Friday announced it was canceling the tender for 44 Vande Bharat trains after a Chinese joint venture firm placed its bids, said reports.

Huawei MateBook X, with 10th-generation Intel Core i7 processor, launched

21 Aug 2020

Huawei MateBook X, with 10th-generation Intel Core i7 processor, launched

Following the unveiling of the MateBook X Pro in February, Chinese tech giant Huawei has launched the standard MateBook X in its home country.

'Inception' re-release enthralls UK and Ireland, earns over $200K

19 Aug 2020

'Inception' re-release enthralls UK and Ireland, earns over $200K

Inception is back to theaters in UK and Ireland, to the absolute amazement of followers of Christopher Nolan's films.

Trump tightens restrictions on Huawei's technology access

17 Aug 2020

Trump tightens restrictions on Huawei's technology access

Just a few days back, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order to pressurize Chinese giant ByteDance into selling TikTok US within 90 days.

RedmiBook Air 13, with 10th-generation Intel Core i5 processor, launched

15 Aug 2020

RedmiBook Air 13, with 10th-generation Intel Core i5 processor, launched

Expanding its range of laptops, Xiaomi's sub-brand Redmi has launched a new RedmiBook Air 13 model in China.

China agrees for Mulan's theatrical release, leaves Disney elated

12 Aug 2020

China agrees for Mulan's theatrical release, leaves Disney elated

Disney's Mulan is set to invade Chinese theaters.