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Five killed in house fire in China

Five people were killed on Saturday in a fire that engulfed a house in north China's Inner Mongolia.

Mongolia changes presidential runoff date to July 7

The three candidates in Monday's first-round poll fell well short of the absolute majority needed to secure the presidency, extending the drama of an election marked by corruption scandals.

 

Mongolia to hold first presidential runoff on July 9

Mongolia will hold its first ever presidential runoff vote on July 9 after none of the three candidates secured an absolute majority in an election marred by a "sabotage" attempt, electoral authorities said on Tuesday.

Mongolians pick president after scandal-plagued campaign

From its sprawling steppes to its capital and even in yurts serving as polling stations, people began to vote in the landlocked country sandwiched between Russia and China that was once viewed as an oasis of democracy full of economic promise.

Presidential polls begin in Mongolia

The polls mainly involve candidates from three leading parties, who have offered different measures to ease the government's mounting debt pressure if elected to office, Xinhua news agency reported.

Ankush Dahiya claims gold, Devendro Singh bags silver at Mongolia tourney

Ankush Dahiya claims gold, Devendro Singh bags silver at Mongolia tourney

The 19-year-old Ankush, who is a former Asian youth silver-medallist, defeated Korean Man Choe Chol in a split verdict, while Devendro lost to Indonesia's Aldoms Suguro, again a split decision.

China claims it developed world's most powerful submarine detector

China claims it developed world's most powerful submarine detector

The device could also be used on civilian and military aircraft as a "high performance equipment and technical solution to resources mapping, civil engineering, archaeology and national defence.

Mongolia all set to send first sattelite to space

Mongolia all set to send first sattelite to space

The satellite will accompany the "SpaceX Falcon 9" rocket at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida through a project supported by UNESCO and Japan.

Mongolia should learn lesson from Dalai Lama's visit: China

Mongolia should learn lesson from Dalai Lama's visit: China

A day after Mongolia said it would never again allow the Dalai Lama to visit the country, China hoped it will learn a lesson from the Tibetan spiritual leader's visit last month after which Beijing punitively hiked tariff on Mongolian trucks passing through Chinese territory.

Will never let in Dalai Lama again: Mongolia

After inviting Beijing`s wrath for hosting the Dalai Lama, Mongolia has said it will never again allow the Tibetan spiritual leader to visit the country.

Mongolia seeks India's financial aid, Chinese official media says it's 'insane'

Mongolia seeks India's financial aid, Chinese official media says it's 'insane'

Global Times on Friday criticised Mongolia for approaching India and said it will further complicate bilateral ties.

Dalai Lama says will visit Donald Trump

Dalai Lama says will visit Donald Trump

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said on Wednesday that he would visit US President-elect Donald Trump, a meeting that would infuriate Beijing which views the Nobel Peace Prize-winning monk as a dangerous separatist.

Dalai Lama visits Mongolia over China`s objections

Dalai Lama visits Mongolia over China`s objections

Mongolian Buddhism is closely related to the Tibetan tradition.
 

Forbid Dalai Lama`s planned visit: China to Mongolia

Forbid Dalai Lama`s planned visit: China to Mongolia

China told Mongolia to forbid the Dalai Lama`s planned arrival there on Friday, suggesting the Tibetan spiritual leader`s trip could harm Beijing`s relations with its northern neighbour.

World's largest dinosaur footprint discovered in Mongolia's Gobi Desert! (Pic inside)

World's largest dinosaur footprint discovered in Mongolia's Gobi Desert! (Pic inside)

The ancient footprint as big as a fully grown person was discovered by a team of Japanese and Mongolian paleontologists.

Mongolian weightlifter Chagnaadorj Usukhbayar tests positive for testosterone in Olympics 2016

Mongolian weightlifter Chagnaadorj Usukhbayar tests positive for testosterone in Olympics 2016

"In total, the CAS... dealt with seven doping cases," it said in a statement.

India's Rio Olympics campaign ends with a whimper; shock defeat for Yogeshwar Dutt in qualification round

India's Rio Olympics campaign ends with a whimper; shock defeat for Yogeshwar Dutt in qualification round

The 33-year-old grappler from Haryana, who is playing in his fourth and, in all probability, last Olympics, looked a pale shadow of his previous self as he lost 0-3 to the Mongolian grappler.

Philippines warns imminent talks over China sea row unlikely

The Philippines said direct talks with China over their maritime dispute were unlikely to start anytime soon.

China's Li calls on Vietnam to help safeguard South China Sea peace

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told his Vietnamese counterpart on Thursday that he hoped Vietnam would together with China jointly safeguard peace and stability in the South China Sea, state news agency Xinhua reported.

Vice President Hamid Ansari leaves for Mongolia to attend ASEM Summit

Vice President Hamid Ansari today left for Mongolia leading an Indian delegation to the 11th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit.