Martina Hingis and I complement each other very well: Sania Mirza
Martina Hingis and I complement each other very well: Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza believes she and her partner, Swiss veteran Martina Hingis complement each other very well.

DNA: Delhi govt may use Chinese technique to fight dengue

The AAP government in Delhi is mulling to send a team of experts to a small island in southern China where Genetically Modified (GM) mosquitoes are being used to reduce the population of dengue-causing 'Aedes aegypti' mosquitoes.

Chandni Chowk to China: Kejriwal now seeks dragon's help to fight dengue
Chandni Chowk to China: Kejriwal now seeks dragon's help to fight dengue

The Delhi govt is now looking up to China in its fight against dengue.

Chinese airport closed after arson attack aboard plane

Chinese authorities have suspended operations at a small regional airport in the country`s east, state media reported on Wednesday, after an arson attack aboard a local flight left two passengers injured.

China rights activists on trial in Guangzhou amid crackdown

A closely-watched trial of three Chinese rights activists resumed on Thursday in the southern city of Guangzhou as authorities pursued an unprecedented crackdown on human rights lawyers across China.

China cancels trains, closes schools in preparation for typhoon

The Chinese government suspended train services, shut down schools and forced ships to return to ports in the southern province of Guangzhou, in preparation of typhoon Linfa on Thursday.

Britain, Belgium to start new visa scheme for Chinese
Britain, Belgium to start new visa scheme for Chinese

Britain and Belgium announced Friday new streamlined visa procedures for Chinese nationals aiming to visit both the UK and the wider Schengen area.

Uber office raided in southern China: Report

Taxi app Uber's office in the southern city of Guangzhou has been raided by authorities, a report said on Friday, in an apparent crackdown on the Internet ride-sharing service.

'Uber office in southern China raided by government'

Authorities in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou have raided the local office of online ride-hailing service Uber on suspicion of "unlicensed operation", seizing a number of mobile phones, the official Xinhua news agency said on Friday.

First experiment ''editing'' human embryos ignites ethical furore

Biologists in China reported carrying out the first experiment to alter the DNA of human embryos, igniting an outcry from scientists who warn against altering the human genome in a way that could last for generations.

China detains feminist activists ahead of Women's Day

China has detained at least two feminist activists, a lawyer said, as the country escalates a crackdown on dissent ahead of planned rallies this weekend to mark International Women`s Day.

China police shoot man dead after 9 hurt in knife attack

A man was shot dead by police and another detained after a knife attack at a Chinese train station which left nine people wounded Friday, police said.

Brazil`s Ricardo Goulart signs for Guangzhou
Brazil`s Ricardo Goulart signs for Guangzhou

Brazilian midfielder Ricardo Goulart has signed a four-year deal with Chinese outfit Guangzhou Evergrande for a fee in the region of $12.7 million, a record for the Chinese league, his club Cruzeiro said Tuesday.

"Hong Kong`s first spy" dies in China

A former police officer accused of spying for communist China in one of the former British colony`s highest-profile espionage cases has died, according to reports Tuesday.

Delhi golfer Rashid Khan targeting top 100 world ranking in 2015
Delhi golfer Rashid Khan targeting top 100 world ranking in 2015

Having made a spectacular rise from an obscure 600 in the world rankings to under 200 this year, up and coming young Indian golf professional Rashid Khan is determined to break into the top 100 in the New Year.

China activists stand trial in dissent crackdown: Lawyer

Two prominent Chinese political activists went on trial Friday for helping to organise small-scale protests against censorship, their lawyer said, the latest prosecution in a deepening government crackdown on dissent.

China, Russia mull high-speed Moscow-Beijing rail line: Reports

China and Russia are considering building a high-speed rail line thousands of kilometres from Moscow to Beijing that would cut the journey time from six days on the celebrated Trans-Siberian to two, Chinese media reported on Friday.

China jails reporter for defaming state-controlled construction firm Zoomlion

A Chinese investigative journalist who wrote reports critical of a state-controlled construction equipment maker has been sentenced to prison after being found guilty of defamation and bribery, according to state media on Friday. 

Former party boss of China's Guangzhou accused of extortion

The former Chinese Communist Party boss of the southern city of Guangzhou has been expelled from the party after being accused of extortion, bribery and "visiting private clubs", state media said on Thursday, the latest official to fall in an anti-graft campaign.

New dengue cases in Chinese province rise to 1,279

China's Guangdong province has reported 1,279 new cases of dengue, health authorities said Sunday, pushing the total number of cases to 20,132.