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To battle water shortage, China building gigantic rain-making network

To battle water shortage, China building gigantic rain-making network

The rain-making systems being placed high on Tibetan mountains could bring rainfall to an area roughly three times the size of Spain.

Mar 28, 2018, 10:07 AM IST

Live news update: March 28, 2018

Mar 28, 2018, 09:26 AM IST
China-North Korea bonhomie on display: Xi Jinping accepts Kim Jong's invitation

China-North Korea bonhomie on display: Xi Jinping accepts Kim Jong's invitation

The visit was Kim's first known journey abroad since he assumed power in 2011 and is believed by analysts to serve as preparation for upcoming summits with South Korea and the United States.

Mar 28, 2018, 07:37 AM IST
Kim Jong Un makes first foreign visit as North Korea ruler, meets Xi Jinping in Beijing

Kim Jong Un makes first foreign visit as North Korea ruler, meets Xi Jinping in Beijing

The visit was Kim`s first known journey abroad since he assumed power in 2011 and is believed by analysts to serve as preparation for upcoming summits with South Korea and the United States.

Mar 28, 2018, 06:21 AM IST
Chinese football fans slam tattoo 'ban'

Chinese football fans slam tattoo 'ban'

Media reports said the players had been told to cover up while playing for China, who are coached by the Italian World Cup winner Marcello Lippi.

Mar 27, 2018, 14:45 PM IST
China's space lab Tiangong-1 is falling to Earth this week

China's space lab Tiangong-1 is falling to Earth this week

Space authorities said that the space lab should burn up in the atmosphere.

Mar 27, 2018, 10:44 AM IST
North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un in China, claim reports

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un in China, claim reports

Japanese media reported the arrival of a special North Korean train met by an honour guard under tight security.

Mar 27, 2018, 08:04 AM IST
China promises action on India's trade deficit, urges RCEP focus

China promises action on India's trade deficit, urges RCEP focus

China on Monday promised to address the issue of its massive trade surplus with India and work towards a more balanced trade relationship.

Mar 26, 2018, 23:17 PM IST
China reacts to India's warning, says 'Doklam belongs to us, no such thing as changing status quo'

China reacts to India's warning, says 'Doklam belongs to us, no such thing as changing status quo'

India's envoy to China Gautam Bambawale has said that any attempt to change the status quo in Doklam would lead to another stand-off. 

Mar 26, 2018, 16:57 PM IST
China urges US to 'stop economic intimidation' over tariffs

China urges US to 'stop economic intimidation' over tariffs

China on Monday lashed out at US "economic intimidation" following President Donald Trump`s announcement of new import tariffs.

Mar 26, 2018, 15:35 PM IST
Bizarre! Monkey with human-like face baffles social media

Bizarre! Monkey with human-like face baffles social media

An 18-year-old black-capped capuchin monkey from Tianjin zoo in China has become an internet sensation.

Mar 26, 2018, 12:17 PM IST
News at a glance: March 26, 2018

News at a glance: March 26, 2018

Mar 26, 2018, 10:29 AM IST
China launches first ever yuan-denominated oil futures contract; posts more than 6% jump

China launches first ever yuan-denominated oil futures contract; posts more than 6% jump

China launched its first ever yuan-denominated oil futures contract in Shanghai on Monday, marking the first time foreign investors will have access to Chinese commodity futures as the world`s top crude importer seeks greater influence over global prices.

Mar 26, 2018, 08:53 AM IST
Viral video: Chinese man singing Raj Kapoor’s immortal song 'Awaara Hoon' steals hearts on internet

Viral video: Chinese man singing Raj Kapoor’s immortal song 'Awaara Hoon' steals hearts on internet

Film 'Awaara' was included in the 20 new entries to all-time 100 greatest films by TIME magazine in 2012.

Mar 25, 2018, 21:04 PM IST
India talks tough to China, says we are alert and ready for any situation in Doklam

India talks tough to China, says we are alert and ready for any situation in Doklam

The statement comes days after Chinese President Xi Jinping said they are prepared to fight a bloody battle against its enemies.

Mar 25, 2018, 15:21 PM IST
Apple CEO Tim Cook says 'calm heads' needed in looming US, China trade war

Apple CEO Tim Cook says 'calm heads' needed in looming US, China trade war

Amid fears of a possible trade war between the world's top two economies over import tariffs.

Mar 24, 2018, 20:12 PM IST
India is a brother, but China a long lost cousin found: Maldives envoy

India is a brother, but China a long lost cousin found: Maldives envoy

The Maldives will further embrace Chinese investment but is aware it risks getting caught between China and India, Faisal told the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post.

Mar 24, 2018, 08:14 AM IST
Global economic recovery will plunge if US-China trade war soar: Raghuram Rajan

Global economic recovery will plunge if US-China trade war soar: Raghuram Rajan

The former RBI chief said that there are very worrisome scenarios, and we should not take this as lightly.

Mar 23, 2018, 21:28 PM IST
Trade deficit with China costs 2 million jobs to US: White House

Trade deficit with China costs 2 million jobs to US: White House

Since 2001, when China joined the World Trade Organisation, its economy has grown from USD 1 trillion of GDP to USD 12 trillion; roughly an 800 per cent growth rate.

Mar 23, 2018, 17:39 PM IST
Stocks tumble to 5 month low as trade war fears escalates; log 4th weekly loss

Stocks tumble to 5 month low as trade war fears escalates; log 4th weekly loss

The Sensex, Nifty dived more than 1% on Friday, in line with global markets as heated rhetoric between the US and China over import tariffs.

Mar 23, 2018, 16:12 PM IST