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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,

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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

11,000 held in China for misuse of citizens’ personal info

Beijing, Dec 24, Chinese police have detained more than 11,000 suspects during the past two years for alleged misuse of citizens’ personal information. Wang Shengjun, Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC), called the task of protecting Internet users’ personal information “grim.” “Illegal industrial chains have taken shape in some

India-China meeting on border issue gets underway

The annual meeting of the Special Representatives of India and China on their border issue got underway here on Friday. “Shri Ajit Doval, National Security Adviser and the Special Representative of India and Mr. Yang Jiechi, State Councillor and Member of Politburo of the Communist Party of China’s Central Committee and Special Representative of China

Indian exports to China goes up by over 53 per cent in October

India’s exports to China registered a sharp increase of over 53 per cent year-on-year to reach USD 1.24 billion in October, but the trade deficit continued to mount, according to data released by the customs. The trade deficit for October stood at USD 3.86 billion. Despite the strains in the bilateral ties, India-China trade increased

China collecting DNA samples

China collecting DNA samples from all residents of Xinjiang

China collecting DNA samples: From DNA samples to iris scans, Chinese authorities are using free physical exams to gather and store biological data from millions of people who live in the country’s far west region of Xinjiang, citing an official document that suggests the government’s surveillance program in the region is even wider than previously

US military transport chopper’s window falls on Japanese school

US military transport helicopter’s window fell from the aircraft onto the ground of an elementary school in Japan’s Okinawa Prefecture. A student was slightly injured by small stones thrown up by the impact of the metal-framed window when it hit the playground of the school in the city of Ginowan, located just next to the

China stops funding CPEC projects

Islamabad : China has reportedly withheld funding of some key China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) road projects in Pakistan over corruption-related concerns. In an indirect warning to Islamabad, Beijing has forwarded a come clean message. Pakistan’s Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has confirmed this. The Dawn quoted Iqbal, as saying that Beijing has stopped funding

China building network of refugee camps along N.Korea border

Beijing, Dec 12, China is quietly building a network of refugee camps along its border with North Korea, the Guardian reported on Tuesday. The existence of plans for the camps, first reported by the Financial Times last week, emerged in an apparently leaked internal document from a state-run telecom giant that has apparently been tasked

China says Indian drone entered its airspace, crashed

BEIJING : – The Chinese military alleged on Thursday that an Indian drone intruded into China’s airspace and crashed. “The Indian UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) intruded into China’s airspace and crashed recently, and Chinese border troops have conducted identification and verification over the vehicle,” Xinhua news agency quoted Zhang Shuili, deputy head of the combat

Obama New Delhi visit

Obama in Delhi today, likely to meet Modi

Obama New Delhi visit: Former US President Barack Obama, who is in Delhi today for a town hall for the Obama Foundation, is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the visit. The two leaders had developed a warm rapport during Mr Obama’s tenure as the President. Obama is in the capital for a town hall

China aims to become world’s largest film market by 2020

With China increasingly becoming an attractive market for foreign film producers, including those from India, the country aims to have over 60,000 cinema screens by 2020 to make it the world largest film market, a top official said. Some foreign films, including Amir Khan-starrer Indian blockbuster “Dangal”, this year raked in higher box office collections

China successfully launches remote sensing satellites

Beijing, Nov 25, China today successfully launched remote sensing satellites designed to conduct electromagnetic probes and other experiments, state media reported. The satellites, whose number is not specified yet, were launched on a Long March-2C rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwestern Sichuan province at 2:10 AM (local time), Xinhua news agency reported.The satellites

How Pakistan, China agencies are using women to honeytrap Indian army officers

Indian intelligence agencies have sounded an alarm over increasing attempts by Pakistan and Chinese agencies to honeytrap Indian officers using attractive women. According to information available exclusively with India Today, intelligence agencies have issued a warning to officers to be alert of such attempts. “An intelligence warning has been issued to the forces asking them

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Adani close to secure Chinese loans for its Aus project

Melbourne, Nov 22, Adani close to secure Chinese loans for its Aus project : Indian mining giant Adani is close to securing loans from China to build a 388-km railway in Queensland for its controversy-hit 16.5 billion dollars Carmichael coal mine project, a media report said today. According to the report, days ago, a director

China launches three commercial remote sensing satellites

Beijing, Nov 21: China launches three commercial remote sensing satellites. China launched three remote sensing satellites on Tuesday designed to improve observation capability to promote commercial use for the remote sensing industry, authorities said.The three satellites — Jilin-1 04, Jilin-1 05 and Jilin-1 06 — were launched at 12.50 p.m., from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre