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China begins commercial production of drone that rivals US MQ-9 Reaper

United States Reaper, or Predator B, was the world's first unmanned aerial vehicle that could attack targets on the ground.

Jul 19, 2017, 00:04 AM IST
17 days, 12,000 kms, 7 countries – Britain's first freight train carrying whisky, vitamins to leave for China today

17 days, 12,000 kms, 7 countries – Britain's first freight train carrying whisky, vitamins to leave for China today

Part of China's One Belt, One Road programme, the train service is a means of reviving the early Silk Road trading routes with the West.

Apr 10, 2017, 14:08 PM IST
Dalai Lama's Arunachal Pradesh visit: Chinese media says Beijing should answer 'blows with blows' if India plays dirty

Dalai Lama's Arunachal Pradesh visit: Chinese media says Beijing should answer 'blows with blows' if India plays dirty

Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said that Arunachal Pradesh -- which China claims as part of Southern Tibet -- is "an inseparable part of India".

Apr 06, 2017, 14:49 PM IST
Dalai Lama’s Arunachal Pradesh visit: `China could interfere in Kashmir`

Dalai Lama’s Arunachal Pradesh visit: `China could interfere in Kashmir`

A top Chinese official said India was “losing its dignity”.

Apr 06, 2017, 10:17 AM IST
Dalai Lama in Arunachal Pradesh: China threatens to take 'necessary measures'

Dalai Lama in Arunachal Pradesh: China threatens to take 'necessary measures'

China has lodged a protest with Indian Ambassador Vijay Gokhale in Beijing over the Dalai Lama's visit.

Apr 05, 2017, 16:08 PM IST
Dalai Lama's Tawang visit: India says it respects 'one-China' policy, but expects reciprocal attitude

Dalai Lama's Tawang visit: India says it respects 'one-China' policy, but expects reciprocal attitude

China considers Arunachal Pradesh to be a part of southernmost Tibet.

Apr 04, 2017, 12:04 PM IST
'Liaoning' - China's 1st aircraft carrier conducts maiden live-fire drills amid rising tensions with US

'Liaoning' - China's 1st aircraft carrier conducts maiden live-fire drills amid rising tensions with US

In a show of strength amid increasing tensions with the United Sates over the South China Sea and Taiwan, China's first aircraft carrier battle group - 'Liaoning' - has carried out its maiden live-fire exercises on a massive scale.

Dec 16, 2016, 16:28 PM IST
Donald Trump's phone calls to Pakistan's PM and Taiwan's President `upset diplomacy`

Donald Trump's phone calls to Pakistan's PM and Taiwan's President `upset diplomacy`

Donald Trump becomes the first US president or president-elect to speak with a Taiwanese leader since at least 1979.

Dec 03, 2016, 14:28 PM IST

China house collapse buries more than 20: Report

More than 20 people were buried under rubble after four houses collapsed in China on Monday, a local government and state media reported.

Oct 10, 2016, 08:48 AM IST
South China Sea ruling will `intensify conflict,` says envoy

South China Sea ruling will `intensify conflict,` says envoy

China`s ambassador to the United States blamed Washington`s pivot to Asia under President Barack Obama for increased tensions.

Jul 13, 2016, 09:05 AM IST
China: 131 admitted to hospital after leak at chemical factory

China: 131 admitted to hospital after leak at chemical factory

More than 130 people have been admitted to a hospital following a leakage at a chemical plant in China's Shandong province.

Jun 28, 2016, 20:12 PM IST
China mounts rescue efforts as tornado toll hits 98

China mounts rescue efforts as tornado toll hits 98

Chinese President Xi Jinping ordered "all-out rescue efforts" after what Xinhua said was one of the worst disasters ever to hit Jiangsu.

Jun 24, 2016, 14:42 PM IST

East China chemicals facility on fire after explosion: Report

China has vowed to improve industrial safety standards after chemical blasts in the Chinese port city of Tianjin last August killed 165 people.

Apr 22, 2016, 12:32 PM IST
What a frightful accident; man falls from theme park ride in China, dies - Watch

What a frightful accident; man falls from theme park ride in China, dies - Watch

In a shocking incident, a man died after falling from a theme park ride after his belt broke.

Feb 26, 2016, 12:50 PM IST

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake jolts central China

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck central China on Wednesday, the U.S Geological Survey said.

Jan 20, 2016, 23:42 PM IST
China lands more planes in disputed South China Sea

China lands more planes in disputed South China Sea

China landed two more planes on a contested reef in the South China Sea Wednesday, state media said, despite international condemnation of a landing at the same location days earlier.

Jan 06, 2016, 18:43 PM IST

Fishing ban extended in Yangtze river

A fishing ban on China`s Yangtze river will be extended this year from three months to four months, the authorities said on Saturday.

Jan 02, 2016, 15:05 PM IST

Chinese military conducts war games in South China Sea

China`s military conducted war games in the disputed South China Sea this week, an official newspaper said Friday.

Dec 18, 2015, 14:20 PM IST
Watch: Two women fight for seat in subway train, tear-off each other's clothes

Watch: Two women fight for seat in subway train, tear-off each other's clothes

In an act of rage and indecency in public, two women in Beijing subway train fought brutally with each other over a trivial issue of occupying a vacant seat.

Aug 09, 2015, 21:42 PM IST

China media threatens Vietnam over oil rig row

China should give Vietnam a "lesson it deserves to get" if Hanoi ratchets up tension in the South China Sea, an aggressive editorial in state-run media said on Tuesday.

May 06, 2014, 11:29 AM IST