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Military ties backbone of Sino-Pakistan relationship: Chinese general

Military ties backbone of Sino-Pakistan relationship: Chinese general

Pakistan has deepened ties with China in recent years as relations with the United States have frayed.

Sep 19, 2018, 07:51 AM IST
China hits back by levying tariffs on $60 billion of US goods

China hits back by levying tariffs on $60 billion of US goods

The new tariff measures will take effect on Sept. 24, the date when the Trump administration says it will begin to levy new tariffs of 10 percent on $200 billion of Chinese products.

Sep 18, 2018, 19:23 PM IST
Trump orders new tariffs on additional USD 200 Bn worth of Chinese imports

Trump orders new tariffs on additional USD 200 Bn worth of Chinese imports

US President Donald Trump Monday announced imposing new tariffs on an additional USD 200 billion worth of imports from China, escalating the trade war with the Asian giant.

Sep 18, 2018, 07:34 AM IST
'Chinese actions suggest more Doklam-like incidents, Army must prepare for it'

'Chinese actions suggest more Doklam-like incidents, Army must prepare for it'

The trajectory of Chinese actions suggests that there could be more Doklam-like incidents in the future and the Indian Army needs to build infrastructure in vulnerable border areas to prepare for it, two former top military commanders said.

Sep 15, 2018, 07:45 AM IST
India must shed 'world's largest arms importer' tag, says defence official

India must shed 'world's largest arms importer' tag, says defence official

India has overtaken China as the world's largest arms importer.

Sep 14, 2018, 20:28 PM IST
China dismisses report of transgression into Indian territory, calls it 'routine patrol'

China dismisses report of transgression into Indian territory, calls it 'routine patrol'

There had been reports earlier this month that the Chinese Army transgressed into the Indian territory in Uttarakhand thrice in August.

Sep 14, 2018, 10:27 AM IST
China will not 'surrender' to US demands in trade talks: Report

China will not 'surrender' to US demands in trade talks: Report

China and the United States are set to return to the table with the threat of new US tariffs looming after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin extended the invitation to counterparts in Beijing.

Sep 14, 2018, 07:43 AM IST
China inducting sniper platoon, anti-jamming systems in PLA units: Sources

China inducting sniper platoon, anti-jamming systems in PLA units: Sources

The sniper platoon is equipped with Type -10 large calibre range sniper rifles with special bullets and have a maximum effective range of 1500 meter.

Sep 13, 2018, 20:16 PM IST
Thailand is absolutely committed to BIMSTEC: Thai Ambassador to India

Thailand is absolutely committed to BIMSTEC: Thai Ambassador to India

Thai Ambassador for India Chutintorn Gongsakdi on Thursday reacted to Thailand's involvement in the BIMSTEC field training military exercise in Pune. 

Sep 13, 2018, 12:29 PM IST
Chinese official suggests bullet train service between Kunming-Kolkata

Chinese official suggests bullet train service between Kunming-Kolkata

"If the project becomes a reality, it will take only two hours to complete the 2,000-km journey, compared with flights that take almost two hours and 30 minutes," he said at a conference.

Sep 13, 2018, 10:30 AM IST
Nine dead as car ploughs into square in southern China

Nine dead as car ploughs into square in southern China

BEIJING (Reuters) - Nine people died and 46 were injured after a car ploughed into a crowded square in southern China on Wednesday and police have detained the driver, the local government said.

Sep 13, 2018, 06:48 AM IST
Chinese Army transgressed into Indian territory thrice in August: Reports

Chinese Army transgressed into Indian territory thrice in August: Reports

According to the report, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) transgressed the Line of Actual Control (LAC) towards the central sector, Uttarakhand in Barahoti where the transgression was 4 km deep.

Sep 12, 2018, 10:02 AM IST
After snubbing India, Nepal gets closer to China, prepares for joint military exercise

After snubbing India, Nepal gets closer to China, prepares for joint military exercise

The joint military drill between Nepal and China – Sagarmatha Friendship-2 – is slated to be held in Sichuan Province from September 17.

Sep 11, 2018, 13:37 PM IST
Imran Khan-led Pakistan government likely to review CPEC, renegotiate trade deals with China

Imran Khan-led Pakistan government likely to review CPEC, renegotiate trade deals with China

Pakistan is currently reeling from a huge financial crisis.

Sep 11, 2018, 08:45 AM IST
Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma won't retire for now, will announce succession plan

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma won't retire for now, will announce succession plan

Ma will announce the plan on his 54th birthday and the handover strategy will stretch over a significant period of time.

Sep 08, 2018, 23:04 PM IST
'US also a developing nation': Donald Trump aims to end subsidies to India, China

'US also a developing nation': Donald Trump aims to end subsidies to India, China

Donald Trump claims that the US is a developing nation too.

Sep 08, 2018, 21:23 PM IST
In setback for India, Nepal pulls out of BIMSTEC anti-terror drill to be held in Pune

In setback for India, Nepal pulls out of BIMSTEC anti-terror drill to be held in Pune

Nepal will not be participating in anti-terror drill to be held in Pune. The decision of withdrawal comes after India lost its monopoly over trade after China agreed to give sea and land ports to Nepal.

Sep 08, 2018, 19:59 PM IST
5.9-magnitude earthquake jolts China's Yunan province, 14 injured

5.9-magnitude earthquake jolts China's Yunan province, 14 injured

The 5.9-magnitude quake jolted China's southwest Yunnan province on Saturday

Sep 08, 2018, 18:15 PM IST
Donald Trump ups ante on China, threatens duties on nearly all its imports

Donald Trump ups ante on China, threatens duties on nearly all its imports

The moves would sharply escalate Trump`s trade war with Beijing over his demands for major changes in economic, trade and technology policy.

Sep 08, 2018, 17:24 PM IST
Indian monopoly ends as Nepal gets access to Chinese ports

Indian monopoly ends as Nepal gets access to Chinese ports

China on Friday agreed to allow Nepal to use four of its seaports and three land ports for third-country trade reducing the landlocked country's dependence on India to conduct international commerce.

Sep 07, 2018, 23:24 PM IST

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