China unhappy with Nepal over disclosure of Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine price

Nepal is planning to buy Chinese firm Sinopharm's COVID-19 vaccine under a non-disclosure agreement but some media publications have disclosed the procurement price of Sinopharm vaccine amounting to around $10 per dose which disappointed China.

Jun 20, 2021, 11:10 AM IST

Hundreds of flights cancelled amid new COVID outbreak in Southern China, strict curbs imposed

Hundreds of flights from Guangdong province of Southern China cancelled amid the sudden rise in COVID-19 cases and strict lockdown was imposed on a part of the city to curb the spread of infection.

Jun 20, 2021, 10:36 AM IST

'Indo Pacific is the new currency,' says Indian envoy to Japan Sanjay Verma, backs Tokyo Olympics

Japan, along with India, the US and Australia are members of the Quad grouping and back the Indo Pacific vision that geographically sees Indian and Pacific oceans as one unit.

Jun 19, 2021, 23:42 PM IST

White House considering talks between US President Joe Biden and China's Xi Jinping

The White House will consider arranging talks between President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, as the two countries spar over issues including human rights, a top US official said on Thursday.

Jun 17, 2021, 23:56 PM IST

COVID-19: Nepal to buy 4 million doses of Chinese vaccine, non-disclosure deal raises concerns

"The Cabinet has authorised the vaccine procurement unit of the Ministry of Health to buy four million doses of the vaccine from China," Minister for Industry, Supplies and Commerce Rajkishwor Yadhav told the Post.

Jun 17, 2021, 17:10 PM IST

Shenzhou-12: China launches first three-man crew to space station

A Long March 2F rocket transporting the Shenzhou-12, or "Divine Vessel", bound for the space station module Tianhe blasted off at 9:22 a.m. Beijing time (0122 GMT) from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwestern Gansu province.

Jun 17, 2021, 08:15 AM IST

Is China's Taishan nuclear reactor leaking? Know what happened

French energy company EDF is investigating a potential issue linked to a build-up of inert gases at its nuclear plant in China`s southeastern province of Guangdong.

Jun 16, 2021, 10:04 AM IST

India, China, Pakistan expanding their nuclear arsenals: SIPRI study

There are nine countries in the world that have nuclear weapons: the US, Russia, the UK, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and North Korea. "China is in the middle of a significant modernisation and expansion of its nuclear weapon inventory, and India and Pakistan also appear to be expanding their nuclear arsenals," the study said.

Jun 15, 2021, 16:47 PM IST

China's three-child policy won't change lower annual birth rate trend drastically, says top economist

Chinese economist, Yao Yang said that the policy will not prevent a long-term trend toward lower annual births in China, and the country will struggle to raise the retirement age by more than a couple of years by 2025.

Jun 15, 2021, 10:02 AM IST

Year after Galwan Valley clash, Indian Army develops military infra, deploys around 60K troops

A year after the Galwan Valley clash in eastern Ladakh, China is still sitting at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) while India has geared up for a long grind.

Jun 15, 2021, 09:20 AM IST

NATO treaty 'rock solid, unshakable', says US President Joe Biden to show unity ahead of meeting with Vladimir Putin

"The NATO treaty is rock solid and unshakable. It`s a sacred commitment," Biden told reporters after meeting with allies at the headquarters of the 30-member military alliance that has long been focused on the threat posed by Russia.

Jun 15, 2021, 09:06 AM IST

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute warns of increasing global nuclear warhead stockpile

A new finding released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) reveals that the number of nuclear warheads in global military stockpiles has increased this year although there is an overall decrease compared to last year. 

Jun 14, 2021, 16:51 PM IST

China furious over G7's unified position on Beijing, says 'small' groups don't rule the world

China lambasted G7's unified position on Beijing, saying that the days when a "small" group of countries decided the fate of the world were long gone.

Jun 14, 2021, 15:24 PM IST

One Minute, One News: Watch top news stories of the day

In this section, you will find the top news stories of the day. Segment One Minute, One News is a part of Zee News's important news bulletins in which we cover all the important news.

Jun 14, 2021, 08:04 AM IST

Zee Top 10: Major news stories of the day

In this section, you will find the top news stories of the day. Segment Zee Top 10 is a part of Zee News important news bulletins in which we cover all the important news.

Jun 14, 2021, 07:32 AM IST

Did the G7 group of countries stand against China?

Leaders of the Group of Seven Richest Democracies called for a second transparent science-based study into the origins of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and protested China's lack of respect for human rights in the Xinjiang region.

Jun 13, 2021, 22:32 PM IST

CDS Rawat speaks to Zee News' affiliate channel WION, "China is a bigger threat than Pakistan"

China is a bigger security threat to India than Pakistan, India's Chief of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat said in an exclusive interview with WION. CDS Rawat said, "We know that we have challenges on both sides, but we certainly have to address our bigger neighbor with some degree of concern."

Jun 13, 2021, 21:52 PM IST

Small groups don't rule the world: China reminds G7 nations

China on Sunday pointedly cautioned Group of Seven leaders that the days when "small" groups of countries decided the fate of the world was long gone, hitting back at the richest democracies as they sought to act in concert to counter Beijing`s might.

Jun 13, 2021, 16:41 PM IST

China's Zhurong rover celebrates one month on Mars, snaps selfie with lander - See pics

China's first-ever rover to land on another planet, the Zhurong rover is celebrating its first month on Mars and China National Space Administration (CNSA) released a selfie. 

Jun 13, 2021, 15:55 PM IST

Gas explosion in China kills at least 12, injures over 100

The blast took place at about 6:30 am local time in the Zhangwan district of Shiyan city in Hubei province, trapping a large number of people.

Jun 13, 2021, 14:53 PM IST