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China questions Indian Army Chief's 'war on two-front' remark, says 'shouldn't treat each other as rivals'

China questions Indian Army Chief's 'war on two-front' remark, says 'shouldn't treat each other as rivals'

Gen Bipin Rawat said on Wednesday that India should be prepared for a two-front war.

Sep 07, 2017, 18:11 PM IST

Detained Taiwan activist to stand trial in China

A Taiwanese rights activist being held in China will soon face trial after being held incommunicado for more than 170 days, according to his wife, in a case that has deepened cross-strait tensions.

Sep 07, 2017, 11:15 AM IST
Army Chief warns of threat from China, Pakistan, says India must be prepared for two-front war

Army Chief warns of threat from China, Pakistan, says India must be prepared for two-front war

Army Chief on Wednesday said the country should be prepared for a two-front war.

Sep 06, 2017, 22:46 PM IST
Xi Jinping tells Donald Trump Beijing firm on North Korea denuclearisation, talks

Xi Jinping tells Donald Trump Beijing firm on North Korea denuclearisation, talks

China`s President Xi Jinping told US President Donald Trump by telephone Wednesday that Beijing remains committed to denuclearising North Korea, state news agency Xinhua reported.

Sep 06, 2017, 22:38 PM IST

UN human rights experts urge China to free prominent lawyer

The experts say Jiang Tianyong's so-called confession on August 22 amounts to "a worrying sign of China's disregard for due process and the rule of law."

Sep 06, 2017, 15:47 PM IST

US facing most natural disasters after China and India: UN

The United States has suffered the most number of natural disasters after China and India since 1995, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said as he called for building resilience and reducing the risk posed by such calamities.

Sep 06, 2017, 09:37 AM IST

PM Modi meets Chinese President Xi Jinping: As it happened

PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday arrived in Myanmar after attending the BRICS Summit in China.

 

Sep 06, 2017, 00:15 AM IST
PM Modi to hold talks with Aung San Suu Kyi, expected to raise exodus of Rohingyas

PM Modi to hold talks with Aung San Suu Kyi, expected to raise exodus of Rohingyas

PM Modi on Tuesday met Myanmar President Htin Kyaw.

Sep 05, 2017, 23:54 PM IST

China's First Lady attends UNESCO award ceremony

First Lady of China and UNESCO Special Envoy Peng Liyuan on Tuesday awarded the UNESCO Prize for Girls' and Women's Education to three representatives of the award-winning projects during a ceremony here.

Sep 05, 2017, 20:21 PM IST
PM Modi arrives to warm welcome in Myanmar, holds talks with President Htin Kyaw

PM Modi arrives to warm welcome in Myanmar, holds talks with President Htin Kyaw

PM Modi on Tuesday reached Nay Pyi Taw on the final leg of his two-nation visit after attending the BRICS summit in China.

Sep 05, 2017, 18:47 PM IST

China blocking rights activists, harassing experts at UN: Human Rights Watch

"China engages with the UN on human rights but often with the goal of aggressively silencing criticism and eroding access for activists who work on China," HRW chief Kenneth Roth said in a statement.

Sep 05, 2017, 17:59 PM IST

Hanergy tycoon gets 8-year ban in Hong Kong

The tycoon stepped down as chairman of Hong Kong-listed Hanergy Thin Film in May 2016, almost a year after the firm`s shares plunged 47 per cent in less than half an hour wiping $19 billion off its market capitalisation.

Sep 05, 2017, 17:39 PM IST
Islamabad rejects BRICS declaration, says no terror safe havens in Pakistan

Islamabad rejects BRICS declaration, says no terror safe havens in Pakistan

BRICS countries have named Pakistan-based terror groups for causing violence in the region.

Sep 05, 2017, 17:16 PM IST
China's Mars simulation base planned for science, eco-tourism

China's Mars simulation base planned for science, eco-tourism

Liu Xiaoqun, from the moon and deep-space exploration department of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), said on Tuesday that a planning meeting was held in Qinghai province to determine the base`s development

Sep 05, 2017, 15:35 PM IST
BRICS Summit: Modi, Xi agree to work together under guidance from 'Panchsheel' treaty

BRICS Summit: Modi, Xi agree to work together under guidance from 'Panchsheel' treaty

Both India and China on Tuesday agreed to work together for peace and stability in Asia under guidance from the 'Panchsheel' treaty.

Sep 05, 2017, 11:37 AM IST
Lacking consensus, UN Security Council emergency meet puts off action on North Korea

Lacking consensus, UN Security Council emergency meet puts off action on North Korea

The Security Council`s emergency meeting on Monday put off taking action against North Korea for its defiant hydrogen bomb test, unable to get China and Russia on board.

Sep 05, 2017, 00:28 AM IST

Thousands evacuated, schools closed after typhoon hits China

Nearly 70,000 people have been evacuated after Mawar made landfall in China's Guangdong Province on Sunday night.

Sep 04, 2017, 22:25 PM IST

Govt reviews infrastructure projects along China border

The Centre on Monday reviewed the progress of ongoing roads and other infrastructure projects in Arunachal Pradesh.

Sep 04, 2017, 22:01 PM IST
China says JeM, LeT in BRICS declaration due to violent activities

China says JeM, LeT in BRICS declaration due to violent activities

BRICS countries on Monday named Pakistan-based terror groups.

Sep 04, 2017, 19:45 PM IST

China avoids Masood Azhar ban issue after BRICS declaration names JeM

China on Monday parried questions on any change in its stand of blocking JeM chief Masood Azhar's banning by the UN, even as the declaration of the BRICS Summit for the first time named the terror outfit along with other Pakistan-based groups for spreading violence in the region.

Sep 04, 2017, 19:22 PM IST