China quietly launches probe of foreign non-govt outfits: Media

China has quietly begun a probe into the operations of foreign non-government bodies in the country, to prepare for tighter regulations in future, as part of a security drive ordered by a new national panel headed by President Xi Jinping.

PM Manmohan Singh arrives in Beijing on three-day visit

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here on Tuesday on a three-day visit during which India and China are expected to ink several key pacts, including an agreement on a mechanism to prevent incursions by Chinese troops along the Line of Actual Control.

BJP asks PM to raise stapled visa, border issues during China visit

BJP leader Captain Abhimanyu said Dr Singh`s foreign visits have not yielded tangible results so far.

Mayor of top Chinese city sacked over corruption

China on Saturday sacked the mayor of the the major eastern city of Nanjing for alleged embezzlement of USD 3.3 million from state funds, the latest high-profile case in a nationwide crackdown on corruption.

Chinese top leaders conducts self criticism

In a rare move, Chinese Communist Party`s new leaders headed by President Xi Jinping conducted a self criticism session at a high level meeting here.

China defends Xi after Tiananmen Mothers criticise him

After relatives of over 100 people killed in the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown accused China`s President Xi Jinping of taking the country "backwards towards Maoist orthodoxy", Beijing on Friday defended its new leadership.

China`s Xi to visit Russia, to ink defence-energy deals

Chinese President Xi Jinping will embark on a visit to Russia on Friday, his first trip abroad after assuming charge.