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China launches new satellite to monitor air pollution

China launches new satellite to monitor air pollution

China launches new satellite to monitor air pollution. China today successfully launched a hyperspectral imaging satellite for comprehensive observation of the atmosphere, including air pollution which is one of the country’s major problems. The Gaofen-5 satellite was launched off the back of a Long March 4C rocket from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern

Mercedes-Benz A-Class L Sedan Breaks Cover: Looks Perfect For India

Mercedes-Benz A-Class L Sedan Breaks Cover: Looks Perfect For India. Taking centre stage at Mercedes-Benz‘ swanky pavilion at Auto China is the sedan avatar of the new A-Class hatchback. And since it’s China we’re talking about, it isn’t a run of the mill sedan – it’s the extended wheelbase version. What does it look like?

Ford Car Vending Machine China

Ford, Alibaba Reveal Car Vending Machine In China

Ford and Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba have opened a cat-themed car vending machine in Guangzhou, China. The latest initiative is part of a deal to work together on new technological opportunities both firms signed last year. The car vending machine is called the “Super Test-Drive Centre” and lets users select the car model they’re interested in

China condemns national’s killing in Pakistan, demands safety

Beijing, Feb 6, China on Tuesday condemned the killing of its national in Pakistan and asked the government to protect its citizens in the country. The Chinese national working with a shipping company was shot dead in Karachi on Monday. The police have described it as a targeted attack. “On Monday, a Chinese citizen was

800-metre-long concrete road

Chinese man sells an 800-metre-long concrete road

We often come across hearing robberies on highways and roadsides. But what if a road itself was stolen and sold-off? A strange thing happened in China where a thief reportedly stole an 800-metre-long concrete road overnight and even sold the blocks to a factory. Confused locals in the village of Sankeshu in Jiangsu province called police

85 jailed

85 jailed for telecom fraud in China

Eighty-five persons were jailed for upto 13 years for a telecom fraud using fake medical advertisements to collect contact details in China‘s Mongolia region, a court said on Friday. The case surfaced after a resident in Ordos reported to police that he was cheated out of $5,560 in the suspected fraud in July 2016. Following a

16th International Energy Forum meet

India to host 16th International Energy Forum meet

16th International Energy Forum meet: The 16th International Energy Forum (IEF) Ministerial meeting will be held in New Delhi on April 10 to 12. While addressing a press conference here, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan said, “The 16th International Energy Forum Ministerial meeting will be held on April 10 to 12, 2018, which will be hosted by

Mangrove museum

China to build its own mangrove museum

China will build its own mangrove museum in Shenzhen, the provincial forestry authority announced on Monday. It will be jointly built by the State Forestry Administration and the municipal government of Shenzhen. The museum is expected to be ready by next year, reported Xinhua. It will be a world-class mangrove education and research centre and will showcase China’s achievements in protecting and studying the mangrove

'Secret Superstar' crosses Rs 100 crore in China in just 2 days

‘Secret Superstar’ crosses Rs 100 crore in China in just 2 days

‘Secret Superstar’ crosses Rs 100 crore in China in just 2 days. Maintaining his perfection streak in the international box office, Aamir Khan’s ‘Secret Superstar’ has crossed Rs 100 crore mark in China in mere two days. The Zaira Wasim-starrer, which released in the country on Friday, has already crossed the lifetime business of India

Aamir Khan's Secret Superstar makes spectacular debut in China

Aamir Khan’s Secret Superstar makes spectacular debut in China

Aamir Khan’s Secret Superstar makes spectacular debut in China . After impressing everyone with ‘Dangal’ and ‘PK’, Amir Khan has found another success in ‘Secret Superstar’, which has become the third movie to garner such tremendous response from the nation. Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh shared the news on Twitter and pointed out that the musical

Sri Lanka, China to co-build power plant

Colombo, Jan 19, Sri Lanka and China on Friday signed a joint venture agreement to construct Sri Lanka’s largest dendro power plant in the country’s south. The power plant will produce 70,000 megawatts of renewable energy a year to the national power grid. The joint venture was signed between Beijing Full Dimension Power Tech Co

At 330 feet tall, China builds ‘world’s biggest air purifier’

Beijing [China], January 16 : – China has been struggling with smog for years now and to fight the same, the country has done something really un-thinkable. They have constructed an experimental air purifying tower, which is said to be the ‘world’s biggest air purifier’ and goes to a whopping height of 330 feet, reports

Rouhani extends condolences to families of dead sailors

Iran’s Rouhani extends condolences to families of dead sailors

Iran’s Rouhani extends condolences to families of dead sailors: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani extended on Sunday his condolences to the families of 32 sailors who died after their oil tanker collided with another vessel off China’s east coast.The crew members, including 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis, went missing after a Panama-registered oil tanker and a Hong

Govt to raise 15 new battalions for Pak, China borders

New Delhi, Jan 14 : – The government is planning to raise 15 new battalions in the country’s two important border guarding forces — the BSF and the ITBP — to fortify defence along the strategic frontiers with Pakistan, Bangladesh and China. A senior official in the Union Home Ministry told PTI that it is “actively

Chinese troops have thinned in Doklam: Indian Army chief

New Delhi, Jan 12, Chinese troops have maintained their presence in Doklam on the border though their numbers have thinned, Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat said on Friday. Addressing the media ahead of the Army Day on January 15, he said road construction had been on in Doklam since 2000 but the Chinese soldiers

China pollution: Beijing to be hit by another bout of smog

Beijing, Jan 12, China’s capital Beijing and the neighbouring provinces will be affected with the fresh bout of smog following a considerable rise in the pollution levels, the China National Environmental Monitoring Centre warned today. The Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region and Shandong, Shanxi, Henan provinces will be hardest hit from January 12 to 17. Beijing and Tianjin

World’s largest ice festival

World’s largest ice festival begins in China

World’s largest ice festival: Harbin, China’s famed Ice City, started welcoming visitors to its International Ice and Snow Festival on Friday. This is one of the China’s coldest cities in the winter. It is the 34th annual Ice Festival in Harbin, north-east China and features sculptures of Moscow’s Red Square and Bangkok’s Temple of the Emerald Buddha.Some

China bans steel exports, limits oil supply to N.Korea

China bans steel exports, limits oil supply to N.Korea

China on Saturday implemented a ban on exports of steel and other metals to North Korea and placed limits on the supply of crude oil and petroleum products to the country in line with UN Security Council resolutions.In a statement on Friday, the Ministry of Commerce announced a complete ban on the sale of iron,

Chinese troops intruded

Chinese troops intruded into Arunachal with road equipment

Chinese troops intruded: Chinese soldiers with road-building machines crossed up to 200 metres into Indian territory in Arunachal Pradesh in late December, almost reaching a border village in the Upper Siang district before Indian troops stopped them, locals in the border state said. People in the security establishment confirmed the development to Hindustan Times on

Beijing Winter Olympics promote foreign employment in China

Beijing, Dec 29, As the clock ticks down to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, more and more foreigners specializing in winter sports are finding employment opportunities in China. Keith Dorin, a Canadian over 60, is one of them. He is an ice-maker for curling. This is a highly technical and specialized skill, reports Xinhua news

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