19 May 2020
Prove independence, else will freeze funds: Donald Trump warns WHO
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 on Tuesday.
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.
15 Oct 2018
China: Experts blame perfume, hair-gel for fueling smog in Beijing
Chinese experts have blamed the Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in hairspray, perfume and air refreshers for the recurring air pollution in China as the dreaded smog returned to haunt the capital city of Beijing today.
29 Sep 2018
China defends blocking move to list Azhar Masood as global-terrorist
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has defended Beijing's repeated blockage of India's bids at the United Nations to list chief of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), Azhar Masood as a global terrorist.
24 Sep 2018
China: Woman throws garbage out of car, biker teaches best-lesson-ever
How many times have you been upset with litter on the roads? Or how many times has your stroll on the street been obstructed by garbage? Uncountable times right?
25 Aug 2018
China: Fire breaks out at hotel; 18 killed, 19 injured
At least 18 people were killed and 19 others injured after a fire broke out at a hotel earlier on Saturday in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province.
26 Jul 2018
Blast near US, Indian embassies in China, no casualties
A blast ripped through the area outside the US embassy in Beijing this morning. The Indian embassy is located nearby.
24 Jul 2018
Ryan Lochte, Olympic gold medalist, suspended by USADA
Ryan Lochte, the 6-time Olympic gold medalist has been suspended by the United States Anti-Doping Agency for 14 months.
20 Jul 2018
7 more medal events added to 2022 Beijing Winter Games
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) took a number of crucial decisions with respect to the upcoming editions of the Olympic Games.
06 Jul 2018
India justifies Air India changing Taiwan to "Chinese Taipei"
A day after Air India, on Beijing's demand, made a change on its website to refer to Taiwan as "Chinese Taipei", the Indian government has justified its action.
05 Jul 2018
Air India follows other airlines to call Taiwan 'Chinese Taipei'
Prodded by Beijing, and following on the footsteps of several major airlines, Air India has now modified its website to show Taiwan as "Taipei, Taoyuan International Airport, TPE, Chinese Taipei".
19 Jun 2018
Kim Jong-un's two-day visit to China following Trump summit
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is on a two-day visit to China's capital Beijing, only a week after his unprecedented summit with US President Donald Trump, the Chinese state media reported today.
13 Jun 2018
China needs to engage in direct-dialogue with Dalai Lama: Pompeo
Ahead of his Beijing visit, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US should express publicly that China needs to engage in meaningful and direct dialogue with Dalai Lama or his representatives, without preconditions, to lower tensions.
16 May 2018
Nokia X6 launched with iPhone X-like notch, dual rear-cameras
HMD Global has launched Nokia X6, the company's first Nokia smartphone to embrace the on-trend notch, in Beijing.
04 May 2018
Nokia X: Design leaked, might launch on May 16
HMD Global's upcoming smartphone Nokia X6, which might also be called Nokia X, has been leaked in a video that showcases the complete design of the phone.
24 Apr 2018
SCO Defense and Foreign Ministers' meetings begin in Beijing
The meetings of Defense and Foreign Ministers of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), being attended by Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, began in Beijing today.
23 Apr 2018
MEA Sushma Swaraj meets Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today called on Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan to discuss bilateral ties.
23 Apr 2018
Sushma Swaraj asks Indians, Chinese to learn each other's language
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today asked Indians and Chinese to learn each other's language as it will help them overcome communication barriers, resulting in further strengthening the relationship between the two nations.
22 Apr 2018
Sushma Swaraj meets Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, discusses bilateral ties
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on Sunday and discussed a host of bilateral issues and ways to step up the pace of high-level interactions to improve the relationship.
21 Apr 2018
No bilateral-meetings between Indian, Pakistani Ministers at SCO in Beijing
There will be no bilateral meetings between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman with their Pakistani counterparts at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) ministerial meets to be held in Beijing on 24 April.
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.
02 Apr 2018
China hits-back at US, imposes tariffs on imports worth $3bn
Days after proposing tariffs on American products, China has made it official for 128 items imported from the US, including pork and wine.
28 Mar 2018
Kim pledges to denuclearize Korean-peninsula in meeting with China's Xi
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un made his first known trip abroad since 2011 with an 'unofficial' visit to Beijing.