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Miss World Manushi Chhillar chills by the pool in China—See pics

It took 17 years for India to win back the Miss World title, which was last bagged by Priyanka Chopra in 2000.

Dec 04, 2018, 08:40 AM IST

China opens first deep-sea research institute

The IDSSE is the first scientific research base for study of the deep seas and is also China's first public platform for deep-sea research and technological experiments.

May 12, 2016, 10:58 AM IST

China sends advanced warships to contested S China Sea

China is sending some of its most advanced naval assets to the South China Sea for a scheduled exercise this month. Those include a new guided missile destroyer.

May 04, 2016, 21:16 PM IST

Beaches, hot-springs, duty-free shopping make Sanya attractive

Beach resorts are always an attraction for holiday-loving people. But if you get hot springs and duty-free shopping too in the package, the attraction becomes much larger. The Sanya beach resort in southeast China offers just that.

Jul 23, 2015, 08:35 AM IST

Top courts of BRICS countries to expand judicial cooperation

Top judges of BRICS countries on Saturday held their first meeting and called for equitable governance and inclusive growth while asking emerging economies to expand cooperation for sharing experience on judicial reforms.

Mar 28, 2015, 23:16 PM IST

China sends fleet to patrol South China Sea

Japan claims occupying the islands since 1895, while China maintains the islands were recognised as Chinese territory as early as 1783.

Mar 01, 2013, 09:01 AM IST