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17 climbers dead after avalanche in Mongolia

The death toll from an avalanche in Mongolia rose to 17 on Wednesday after rescuers found the bodies of seven missing climbers who had ignored a ban on climbing a mountain.

Oct 25, 2017, 16:41 PM IST

Mongolia names Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh as new PM after ousting previous leader

Mongolia named a new prime minister on Wednesday, weeks after the previous leader and his cabinet were ousted over corruption allegations.

Oct 04, 2017, 14:47 PM IST

Five killed in house fire in China

Five people were killed on Saturday in a fire that engulfed a house in north China's Inner Mongolia.

Aug 19, 2017, 17:03 PM IST

Mongolia changes presidential runoff date to July 7

The three candidates in Monday's first-round poll fell well short of the absolute majority needed to secure the presidency, extending the drama of an election marked by corruption scandals.


Jun 29, 2017, 13:07 PM IST

Mongolia to hold first presidential runoff on July 9

Mongolia will hold its first ever presidential runoff vote on July 9 after none of the three candidates secured an absolute majority in an election marred by a "sabotage" attempt, electoral authorities said on Tuesday.

Jun 27, 2017, 11:41 AM IST

Mongolians pick president after scandal-plagued campaign

From its sprawling steppes to its capital and even in yurts serving as polling stations, people began to vote in the landlocked country sandwiched between Russia and China that was once viewed as an oasis of democracy full of economic promise.

Jun 26, 2017, 12:12 PM IST

Presidential polls begin in Mongolia

The polls mainly involve candidates from three leading parties, who have offered different measures to ease the government's mounting debt pressure if elected to office, Xinhua news agency reported.

Jun 26, 2017, 09:09 AM IST

Ankush Dahiya claims gold, Devendro Singh bags silver at Mongolia tourney

The 19-year-old Ankush, who is a former Asian youth silver-medallist, defeated Korean Man Choe Chol in a split verdict, while Devendro lost to Indonesia's Aldoms Suguro, again a split decision.

Jun 25, 2017, 13:10 PM IST

China claims it developed world's most powerful submarine detector

The device could also be used on civilian and military aircraft as a "high performance equipment and technical solution to resources mapping, civil engineering, archaeology and national defence.

Jun 24, 2017, 17:20 PM IST

Mongolia all set to send first sattelite to space

The satellite will accompany the "SpaceX Falcon 9" rocket at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida through a project supported by UNESCO and Japan.

Jun 03, 2017, 11:29 AM IST

Mongolia should learn lesson from Dalai Lama's visit: China

A day after Mongolia said it would never again allow the Dalai Lama to visit the country, China hoped it will learn a lesson from the Tibetan spiritual leader's visit last month after which Beijing punitively hiked tariff on Mongolian trucks passing through Chinese territory.

Dec 21, 2016, 19:25 PM IST

Will never let in Dalai Lama again: Mongolia

After inviting Beijing`s wrath for hosting the Dalai Lama, Mongolia has said it will never again allow the Tibetan spiritual leader to visit the country.

Dec 21, 2016, 14:04 PM IST

Mongolia seeks India's financial aid, Chinese official media says it's 'insane'

Global Times on Friday criticised Mongolia for approaching India and said it will further complicate bilateral ties.

Dec 09, 2016, 14:22 PM IST

Dalai Lama says will visit Donald Trump

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said on Wednesday that he would visit US President-elect Donald Trump, a meeting that would infuriate Beijing which views the Nobel Peace Prize-winning monk as a dangerous separatist.

Nov 23, 2016, 10:58 AM IST

Dalai Lama visits Mongolia over China`s objections

Mongolian Buddhism is closely related to the Tibetan tradition.

Nov 19, 2016, 16:27 PM IST

Forbid Dalai Lama`s planned visit: China to Mongolia

China told Mongolia to forbid the Dalai Lama`s planned arrival there on Friday, suggesting the Tibetan spiritual leader`s trip could harm Beijing`s relations with its northern neighbour.

Nov 18, 2016, 17:30 PM IST

World's largest dinosaur footprint discovered in Mongolia's Gobi Desert! (Pic inside)

The ancient footprint as big as a fully grown person was discovered by a team of Japanese and Mongolian paleontologists.

Oct 03, 2016, 12:11 PM IST

Mongolian weightlifter Chagnaadorj Usukhbayar tests positive for testosterone in Olympics 2016

"In total, the CAS... dealt with seven doping cases," it said in a statement.

Aug 21, 2016, 22:59 PM IST

India's Rio Olympics campaign ends with a whimper; shock defeat for Yogeshwar Dutt in qualification round

The 33-year-old grappler from Haryana, who is playing in his fourth and, in all probability, last Olympics, looked a pale shadow of his previous self as he lost 0-3 to the Mongolian grappler.

Aug 21, 2016, 17:46 PM IST

Philippines warns imminent talks over China sea row unlikely

The Philippines said direct talks with China over their maritime dispute were unlikely to start anytime soon.

Jul 19, 2016, 11:36 AM IST