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Hit by massive flooding of Brahmaputra river, Assam urges Centre to get hydrological data from China

Hit by massive flooding of Brahmaputra river, Assam urges Centre to get hydrological data from China

Assam has been hit by massive flooding of the Brahmaputra river.

Angry Pakistanis lash out after US condemnation

Pakistani officials contend that the Trump administration has crossed the red line by making India a part of its Afghan strategy.

China defends Pakistan after Trump's terrorism barb

Donald Trump on Tuesday slammed Islamabad for harbouring terrorists.

China defends Pakistan after Donald Trump's terrorism barb

China defends Pakistan after Donald Trump's terrorism barb

This is not the first time China has shielded its "all-weather" ally on the issue of terrorism. It also refused to list the mastermind of Pathankot attack Masood Azhar as an international terrorist at the UN.

Doklam standoff: If Chinese troops enter India, there will be "utter chaos", says Beijing

Doklam standoff: If Chinese troops enter India, there will be "utter chaos", says Beijing

China has been ramping up rhetoric against India over the last few weeks demanding immediate withdrawal of Indian troops from Doklam.

China has more room to tackle debt - if it wants to

China has more room to tackle debt - if it wants to

Rising corporate profits are providing Chinese policymakers with room to do more to tackle the country’s growing debt problems without inflicting major damage on the economy.

Doklam row: PLA conducts live-fire drills; Chinese media says military exercises meant to strike awe in India

Doklam row: PLA conducts live-fire drills; Chinese media says military exercises meant to strike awe in India

Amidst a standoff with India in the Doklam sector, the People's Liberation Army's (PLA) Western Theater Command has conducted military exercises, Chinese media has reported.

China blames Indian troops for Pangong Lake incident in Ladakh

China on Monday blamed Indian soldiers for "violent action" against its troops during a standoff in Ladakh on August 15 .

Cambridge University Press may face boycott over China censorship: Report

The appeal came after it emerged that the Cambridge University Press, the world`s oldest publishing house, had complied with a Chinese instruction to block online access to more than 300 politically sensitive articles from its highly respected China Quarterly journal. 

New US Afghan policy may push Pakistan towards China, Russia: Report

Pakistan and China share an "all weather ties". Leaders of the two countries have called the relationship as that of "iron brothers".

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.

China won't share hydrological data until India withdraws from Doklam

China won't share hydrological data until India withdraws from Doklam

China will not agree to carry out normal cooperation on hydrological data with India unless it agrees to withdraw troops from Doklam,

Indians account for 74% of total H-1B visa requests in current US fiscal

Indians account for 74% of total H-1B visa requests in current US fiscal

With 2.47 lakh applications till June 30, 2017, the Indians were the largest group, followed by China with 36,362 and Canada 3,551. 

China installs high-definition cameras along Great Wall

China installs high-definition cameras along Great Wall

An expert on the Great Wall, Dong Yaohui, says many of the scratches were left by tourists in the 1980s to 1990s when people were less aware of the importance of ancient monument protection, and preventative measures were far from effective.

Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat to take stock of situation at Ladakh on Aug 20

Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat to take stock of situation at Ladakh on Aug 20

According to reports, during his visit, the Army chief would review the status with the local commanders of the Army and Air Force, also taking stock of military preparations in the Eastern Ladakh region

Doctors remove live lizard from man's ear in China

Doctors remove live lizard from man's ear in China

In a shocking incident, a lizard was successfully removed by a team of doctors from a man's ear in Guangzhou, Southern China.

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.

Sino-India frictions raise potential for open conflict: Congressional Research Service

Sino-India frictions raise potential for open conflict: Congressional Research Service

A specialist in Asian Affairs, Vaughn notes that the border standoff at Doka La marks a shift in China-India ties that likely has more to do with the broader relationship than with the Himalayan border alone.

India confirms brief scuffle with Chinese troops in Ladakh, says "such incidents not in interest of either side"

India confirms brief scuffle with Chinese troops in Ladakh, says "such incidents not in interest of either side"

The Indian government on Friday confirmed reports of a brief scuffle between Indian and Chinese troops near Pangong Lake in Ladakh, saying "the incident indeed did take place". 

Samurai sword attack outside Taiwan Presidential office

"A Chinese national flag was found in his backpack. He said he wanted to express his political stance by going to the Presidential office," the official said, adding that the man had wanted to fly the flag there.