Tightening its grip over illegal import of Chinese crackers which are reportedly flooding the Indian market, the Centre has issued a public notification warning importers and public of the legal consequences they would face if involved with it.
Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters turned parts of Hong Kong into a massive street party on Monday night, with the mood turning festive just a day after riot police fired tear gas in ugly clashes.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday rejected any need for outside arbitration to resolve the vexed issue of India's boundary dispute with China, saying the two countries are competent to find a solution through talks.
Chinese censors and opponents of the protests sweeping Hong Kong are engaging in a cat-and-mouse game with demonstrators and commentators in a bid to stop news of the unrest spreading online and, in particular, reaching the mainland.
Amid protests by parents, three school officials were today detained in connection with a deadly stampede at a primary school in southwest China where six children were killed and 26 others injured last week.
A court in China`s far west has sentenced to death two teenagers for the killing of the head of the country`s biggest mosque, state media reported, in a case that highlighted divisions in the violence-wracked Xinjiang region.
As the protesters started mushrooming across the city on Day 2 of Occupy Cental protests, the Hong Kong riot police were on Monday recalled from pro-democracy demonstration sites, in what appeared to be a reconciling move by the government.
Police repeatedly fired tear gas in clashes with protesters fighting for democracy as parts of Hong Kong descended into chaos Sunday with tens of thousands on the streets to demand Beijing grant the city full universal suffrage.
Police repeatedly fired tear gas after tens of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators brought parts of central Hong Kong to a standstill Sunday, a dramatic escalation of protests that have gripped the city for days.
China plans to build an earth observation system that integrates use of air, space and ground based technology, including drones, satellites and GPS systems in the next ten years, a top official said today.