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Badminton legend Lin Dan stunned in China Open first round

Badminton legend Lin Dan stunned in China Open first round

Chinese legend Lin Dan was dumped out of the first round of the China Open on Wednesday, stunned by Indonesia's world number 17 Jonatan Christie.

Nov 15, 2017, 16:32 PM IST
Pizzas designed by Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in China's most exclusive restaurant

Pizzas designed by Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in China's most exclusive restaurant

They call it "the most exclusive restaurant in China". There are absolutely no reservations and Roger Federer is apparently a big fan.

Oct 13, 2017, 19:44 PM IST
Juan Martin Del Potro rallies to beat racquet-smasher Alexander Zverev in Shanghai Open

Juan Martin Del Potro rallies to beat racquet-smasher Alexander Zverev in Shanghai Open

The Argentine fought back from a set down to beat rising star Zverev 3-6, 7-6, 6-4 in the quarterfinals.

Oct 12, 2017, 14:39 PM IST
Nick Kyrgios enjoys 'redemption' for Shanghai meltdown

Nick Kyrgios enjoys 'redemption' for Shanghai meltdown

The Australian said he wanted to make up for his notorious meltdown last year in Shanghai as he beat Mischa Zverev in the second round of the China Open on Wednesday.

Oct 04, 2017, 16:45 PM IST
China to launch world's fastest train in September

China to launch world's fastest train in September

China will launch the world`s fastest train in September which will shorten the travel time between Beijing and Shanghai by more than an hour, authorities said on Monday.

Aug 21, 2017, 11:56 AM IST

Harvard keeps top spot in Chinese ranking of best universities

The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich remained the highest-ranked entry from continental Europe, holding on to 19th place, while the University of Copenhagen in Denmark moved up one slot to 30th.

Aug 15, 2017, 17:47 PM IST
BRICS trade ministers meet concludes in Shanghai

BRICS trade ministers meet concludes in Shanghai

A six-member delegation led by Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman participated in the August 1-2 meeting.

Aug 02, 2017, 18:39 PM IST

Not denied visa to India Foundation researchers: Chinese Embassy

On Friday, BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav, who is on the Board of Directors of India Foundation, had denied media reports that he was denied visa by China but confirmed that visas of two of their researchers were rejected.

Jul 08, 2017, 12:34 PM IST

Gas pipeline blast in northeast China kills 5, injures 89: Reports

The blast occurred at around 2.45 p.m. local time (0645 GMT) on Tuesday in Songyuan city in Jilin province.

Jul 05, 2017, 09:04 AM IST

''Sing the motherland'': China tightens rules for online content

The new rules also laid out a range of issues that did not meet with approval, including violence, drug addiction, extramarital affairs and religious cults. 

Jun 30, 2017, 15:08 PM IST
China commissions biggest new generation naval destroyer

China commissions biggest new generation naval destroyer

The Navy's new destroyer, a domestically designed and produced vessel, was launched at the Jiangnan Shipyard (Group), Shanghai.

 

Jun 28, 2017, 12:23 PM IST

Nine Chinese gay, transgender couples to tie the knot on cruise ship

Eight hundred people will watch on Wednesday as Aries Liu, a 32-year-old man who used to be a woman, marries his blushing bride on a cruise ship in waters near China`s business capital of Shanghai.

Jun 14, 2017, 14:43 PM IST

China offers support, help to Myanmar after plane crash

Soldiers, family members and crew were on board the weekly flight from several coastal towns to Myanmar`s biggest city of Yangon when it went missing.

Jun 10, 2017, 13:47 PM IST

China puts into effect new drone registration rules

Police in central China arrested two men for flying a drone that captured images of a confidential target.

Jun 01, 2017, 12:05 PM IST
China`s homemade C919 passenger jet makes successful flight - Watch

China`s homemade C919 passenger jet makes successful flight - Watch

The 80-minute flight was greeted with applause by more than 1,000 spectators on the tarmac, including Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai.

May 05, 2017, 18:55 PM IST

Canadian national held with six bullets at Delhi airport

A Canadian national travelling to China was on Saturday held at the Delhi airport for allegedly carrying six live bullets in his hand baggage.

Apr 01, 2017, 20:32 PM IST

French national in Shanghai attacked in knife assault: Consulate

France's consulate in Shanghai said on Friday that a French national was "violently" assaulted in the city with a knife this week and urged the French community in China to be vigilant. 

Mar 31, 2017, 10:29 AM IST

Chinese man jailed for eight years for airport blast

Explosives are relatively easy to obtain in China though, home to the world`s largest mining and fireworks industries.
 

Feb 17, 2017, 10:36 AM IST
Former Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez agrees to join Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua

Former Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez agrees to join Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua

Chinese Super League clubs had already splashed out more than $400 million on players this year, after President Xi Jinping laid out a vision of turning the country into a football power.

Dec 29, 2016, 10:15 AM IST

Nepal's national flag carrier NAC to re-enter China

Nepal Airlines Corporation, the state-owned entity, is seeking a landing permit at Guangzhou international airport as it plans to re-enter China after nearly a decade.

Dec 26, 2016, 16:51 PM IST