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China's first combat-ready aircraft carrier starts final sea trials

China's first combat-ready aircraft carrier starts final sea trials

Type 001A was towed by tugboats out of the Dalian shipyard in northeast province of Liaoning on Sunday, just three months after its maiden sea voyage. 

Aug 28, 2018, 11:36 AM IST
China logs hottest national average summer temperature in 57 years: Report

China logs hottest national average summer temperature in 57 years: Report

China`s national average temperature hit 22 degrees Celsius (71.6 Fahrenheit) this summer, the highest since 1961, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday.

Aug 28, 2018, 06:25 AM IST
China hails first-time participation of India, Pakistan in SCO counter-terror drill

China hails first-time participation of India, Pakistan in SCO counter-terror drill

India and Pakistan are participating in the drill for the first time since becoming full members of the SCO in June 2017. 

Aug 27, 2018, 17:45 PM IST
China targets rumours, religion in updated party rules

China targets rumours, religion in updated party rules

Chinese President Xi Jinping has accrued more power than any of his immediate predecessors and has intensified efforts to ensure cadres are loyal, disciplined, upright and honest.

Aug 27, 2018, 11:07 AM IST
China protests to US after Donald Trump accuses Beijing of not helping in disarming North Korea

China protests to US after Donald Trump accuses Beijing of not helping in disarming North Korea

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said Trump's allegation was not based on facts and was "irresponsible". "We are seriously concerned and have made solemn representations, (diplomatic protest) to the US side," Lu said.

Aug 25, 2018, 21:17 PM IST
China: 19 killed, 23 injured in hotel fire

China: 19 killed, 23 injured in hotel fire

The deadly fire started early in the morning at Beilong Hot Spring Leisure hotel in Songbei district and took around three-and-a-half hours for 100 firemen and 30 fire engines to bring it under control, they said.

Aug 25, 2018, 21:08 PM IST
BJP, RSS dividing India, spreading hatred: Rahul Gandhi in Berlin

BJP, RSS dividing India, spreading hatred: Rahul Gandhi in Berlin

Addressing the Indian Overseas Congress in Berlin, Gandhi said the Congress's thought of unity in diversity came from the times of Guru Nanak Dev.

Aug 24, 2018, 16:25 PM IST
Pakistan backstabbed America in Afghanistan for years: Former US Army colonel

Pakistan backstabbed America in Afghanistan for years: Former US Army colonel

'Pakistan's duplicity has continued for seventeen years. While accepting billions of dollars in military and economic aid, Pakistan has been slowly bleeding the US to death in Afghanistan,' said the retired colonel.

Aug 24, 2018, 12:47 PM IST
New beginnings? India, China decide to improve communication between their armies

New beginnings? India, China decide to improve communication between their armies

The focus of the meeting, between Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and her Chinese counterpart, was to build mutual trust between the two armies guarding the 3,500 km Sino-India border, officials said.

Aug 23, 2018, 23:38 PM IST
 Willing to play 'constructive role' in improving Indo-Pakistan ties: China

Willing to play 'constructive role' in improving Indo-Pakistan ties: China

Beijing is ready to play a constructive role in easing tensions between India and Pakistan, says Chinese spokesperson Lu Kang.   

Aug 23, 2018, 15:40 PM IST
China declines to renew visa for Indian-American woman journalist

China declines to renew visa for Indian-American woman journalist

"It is bittersweet to leave Beijing after spending six wonderful and eye-opening years as a journalist there," Megha, who previously worked for Reuters in Beijing, said.

Aug 22, 2018, 19:55 PM IST
Modi 'coping with China threat' by improving ties with US, says Chinese state media

Modi 'coping with China threat' by improving ties with US, says Chinese state media

According to the Global Times, India under Prime Minister Modi is emerging as a “major defence partner” and “major non-NATO ally” of the US.

Aug 22, 2018, 08:36 AM IST
Peace on India-China border indicative of maturity: PM Narendra Modi at meeting with Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe

Peace on India-China border indicative of maturity: PM Narendra Modi at meeting with Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe

"Terming India-China relations as a factor of stability in the world, the prime minister said that maintenance of peace and tranquillity in the border areas is indicative of the sensitivity and maturity with which India and China handle their differences, not allowing them to become disputes," the statement said. 

Aug 21, 2018, 20:11 PM IST
Malaysian PM backs China-backed rail, pipeline projects cancelled for now

Malaysian PM backs China-backed rail, pipeline projects cancelled for now

Mahathir made the comments while addressing the media in Beijing during his five-day trip to China. He said the projects would be cancelled until such time as Malaysia can afford it. 

Aug 21, 2018, 19:19 PM IST
First after Doklam standoff: Chinese Defence Minister visits India today

First after Doklam standoff: Chinese Defence Minister visits India today

Gen Wei Fenghe will hold bilateral talks with Indian defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman later in the day

Aug 21, 2018, 08:19 AM IST
China complains about Pentagon report, calls it 'pure guesswork'

China complains about Pentagon report, calls it 'pure guesswork'

The assessment, at a time of heightened US-China tensions over trade, was contained in an annual report that highlighted China`s efforts to increase its global influence, with defence spending that the Pentagon estimated exceeded $190 billion in 2017.

Aug 18, 2018, 06:12 AM IST
Dispute over large segment of India-China border resolved: Ram Madhav in Beijing

Dispute over large segment of India-China border resolved: Ram Madhav in Beijing

India and China have so far held 20 rounds of Special Representative-level talks to resolve the dispute over the 3,488-km long Line of Actual Control.

Aug 15, 2018, 16:53 PM IST
Doklam chapter with India has been turned over: Chinese envoy

Doklam chapter with India has been turned over: Chinese envoy

Luo Zhaohui also called the two sides to make sincere efforts to maintain peace along the Indo-China border.

Aug 11, 2018, 09:16 AM IST
Chinese astronomers discover lithium-rich giant star in galaxy

Chinese astronomers discover lithium-rich giant star in galaxy

The star has a mass almost 1.5 times our sun.

Aug 07, 2018, 10:27 AM IST

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