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Nearly 1.6 million Indians, Chinese died due to pollution in 2015

Nearly 1.6 million Indians, Chinese died due to pollution in 2015

Air pollution generally reduces as a country’s GDP increases. But China and India have particularly bad air pollution despite recent economic growth.

China 'watching' US closely, says Xi Jinping

China 'watching' US closely, says Xi Jinping

Xi made the remarks during his meeting with former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger on Friday.

'India, China pose positive outlook for Asia Pacific region in 2017'

Posing a positive outlook for developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region in 2017, India and China have been anchor of global economic stability, as per a UN study.

UN imposes new sanctions on North Korea to slash cash from exports

The United Nations Security Council imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Wednesday aimed at cutting the Asian country`s annual export revenue by a quarter in response to Pyongyang`s fifth and largest nuclear test in September. 

Smart fence along Pakistan, Bangladesh border by late 2017: BSF

Smart fence along Pakistan, Bangladesh border by late 2017: BSF

The DG said all intrusions in Jammu and Kashmir this year have taken place from the Line of Control, which is guarded by the army.

China offers Myanmar support to end ethnic unrest near border

China told Myanmar on Wednesday that they should work together to stabilise their shared border, in the wake of a series of attacks by ethnic armed groups on Myanmar security forces and thousands of people crossing into China to escape the violence.

China opens nuclear research centre

China today opened anew research and development centre in its eastern Shandong Province, aimed at solving technical challenges in domestic nuclear projects.

Singapore says seizure of vehicles by Hong Kong "not a strategic incident"

The seizure of nine Singaporean armoured vehicles by Hong Kong customs was "not a strategic incident" in the Sino-Singaporean relationship, the city-state`s foreign minister Vivian Balakrishnan was quoted as saying on Tuesday.

China paper says Singapore troop carriers should be 'melted down'

China paper says Singapore troop carriers should be 'melted down'

Armoured troop carriers belonging to Singapore and currently impounded in Hong Kong should be "melted down", China`s influential state-run tabloid the Global Times said on Tuesday, in its second swipe at the island nation in two days.

6,000-year-old pentagon house discovered in China

Archaeologists have found ruins of a pentagonal structure in China's Shanxi province which is believed to have been a tribal meeting hall or a leader's office 6,000 years ago, authorities said on Monday.

Nine arrested for power plant accident in China that killed at least 74

Nine arrested for power plant accident in China that killed at least 74

Nine more people were on Monday detained in connection with a deadly construction site accident in China's eastern Jiangxi Province that left 74 people dead.

China issues yellow alert for typhoon Tokage

China's national observatory on Sunday issued a yellow alert for typhoon Tokage that will bring gales to some southern coastal regions.

Powerful 6.7-magnitude quake hits China's Xinjiang, one dead

One person was killed after a powerful 6.7-magnitude earthquake rocked Akto County in the quake-prone Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, state media reported today.

6.5 magnitude quake hits China`s Xinjiang region: USGS

6.5 magnitude quake hits China`s Xinjiang region: USGS

The quake hit near the Tajik border and approximately 172 kilometres west of the Chinese city of Kashgar.

China to deploy its naval ships to guard Gwadar port in Pakistan: Official

China to deploy its naval ships to guard Gwadar port in Pakistan: Official

The move would open up a new and cheaper cargo route for transporting oil to China as well as export of Chinese goods to the Middle East and Africa.

China orders Xinjiang residents to surrender passports

Those wishing to travel abroad, would have to seek permission from local authorities, and who refuse could be barred from leaving the country.

China power plant collapse kills 67: Media

China power plant collapse kills 67: Media

Industrial accidents are common in China, where safety standards are often laxly enforced.
 

Indian Army chief meets Chinese army commander

Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh on Wednesday met General Liu Yuejun, the commander of the Eastern Theatre Command of the People's Liberation Army, in Nanjing in China, an official statement said.

China, Russia pledge to enhance military cooperation

China attaches great importance to military cooperation with Russia and is ready to strengthen bilateral strategic mutual trust, an official said on Wednesday.

S. Korea, Japan sign intelligence deal despite China criticism

S. Korea, Japan sign intelligence deal despite China criticism

"It is ready to conduct additional nuclear tests and missile launches at any time," South Korean ministry said in a statement.