Narendra Modi set to arrive in Ahmedabad for the first time after becoming PM
Narendra Modi set to arrive in Ahmedabad for the first time after becoming PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive here on Tuesday, a day before Chinese President Xi Jinping reaches Gujarat.

China calls for comprehensive settlement of Iranian nuclear issue

A Chinese envoy called here Monday on all relevant parties to adopt a flexible and pragmatic approach to reach a comprehensive settlement of the Iranian nuclear issue in the next phase of negotiations.

Typhoon spares Hong Kong, but disrupts business

Strong winds and heavy rain hit Hong Kong on Tuesday as a typhoon headed to the south of the financial hub, disrupting business and closing the stock market for at least part of the morning.

China`s Xi heads to Sri Lanka seeking to boost ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping will on Tuesday begin his first state visit to Sri Lanka, seeking to bolster already strong ties with the island just days after Japan`s prime minister launched a rival bid for influence.

China detains famed film director for prostitution

Chinese film director Wang Quan'an, a Berlin International Film Festival winner known for the movies "Tuya's Marriage" and "White Deer Plain," has been detained on the charge of hiring prostitutes, Beijing police said on Monday.

Three MoUs to be inked during Chinese Prez's Gujarat visit

Three MoUs related to Gujarat, one of them for setting up an industrial park near Vadodara, will be signed in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping during their meeting on September 17.

President Xi Jinping's visit will strengthen Indo-China ties, says Narendra Modi
President Xi Jinping's visit will strengthen Indo-China ties, says Narendra Modi

Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Ahmedabad, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said he was sure that the visit of his Chinese counterpart will strengthen ties between the two countries.

Border issues will be raised with China's President Xi Jinping: India
Border issues will be raised with China's President Xi Jinping: India

Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Monday that unresolved boundary issues will be addressed will China.

India, Vietnam ink 7 pacts; call for 'freedom' of navigation

Strategically important oil and gas cooperation and extension of a USD 100 million credit by India for defence purchases are among the seven pacts inked between India and Vietnam as they called for "freedom" of navigation in the South China Sea, a remark that could irk China which has been claiming territorial sovereignty over the high seas.

Wife says police detain 81-year-old Chinese writer

A well-known 81-year-old Chinese writer was taken from his Beijing home and detained by police after he wrote several articles critical of a senior politician, his wife said today.

China's Xi touts 'maritime silk road' on South Asia tour

China's President Xi Jinping said he hoped the Maldives would help build a "21st century maritime silk road" as he began a South Asian tour in the strategically located Indian Ocean island chain today.

Worry, mystification in China over Scotland independence vote

 As Scotland heads to the polls this week to vote on whether to become independent, one country with restive regions of its own is watching the debate unfold with nervousness and some mystification - China.

Xi Jinping's wife to visit Delhi school

Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan will visit a school here and interact with a select group of students, a top school official said on Monday.

300 Chinese soldiers surround 100 Indian troops in Ladakh

Just a day after reports emerged that Chinese troops had intruded 500 metres into the Indian territory in Demchok area of Ladakh and put up tents there, another face-off has been reported between the soldiers of the two countries.

Chinese President Xi's wife to visit Delhi school

Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan will visit a school here and interact with a select group of students, a top school official said Monday.

China to crackdown on trafficking in "foreign brides"

Chinese police will clamp down on websites that sell men group tours to meet "foreign brides" in Southeast Asian countries, as the practice leads to human trafficking and prostitution, the state-run China Daily reported on Monday.

Hong Kong protesters once again call for democracy

 Thousands of protesters dressed in black marched through the streets of Hong Kong to call for democracy and express their opposition to Beijing`s decision to restrict the number of candidates who may run for government posts in the 2017 elections.

China to crack down on trafficking in "foreign brides"

Chinese police will clamp down on websites that sell men group tours to meet "foreign brides" in Southeast Asian countries, as the practice leads to human trafficking and prostitution, the state-run China Daily reported on Monday.

China building multi-ethnic city in Xinjiang to curb militancy

 After attempt to promote mixed marriages between Muslim Uygurs and Hans in Xinjiang, China is building a pilot settlement for residents from multiple ethnic communities in rural desert area of the troubled province to curb growing militancy and facilitate cultural exchanges.

Chinese President Xi Jinping touts `maritime silk road` on South Asia tour

China`s President Xi Jinping said he hoped the Maldives would help build a "21st century maritime silk road" as he began a South Asian tour in the strategically located Indian Ocean island chain on Monday.