Will meet again: Alibaba's Jack Ma makes first live appearance in three months in online meet

Social media speculation over the whereabouts of China`s highest-profile entrepreneur swirled this month after news reports that he missed the final episode of a TV show featuring him as a judge, amid a regulatory clampdown by Beijing on his sprawling business empire. Ma had not appeared in public since Oct. 24, where he blasted China`s regulatory system in a speech at a Shanghai forum that set him on a collision course with officials, leading to the suspension of a $37-billion IPO of Alibaba`s financial affiliate Ant Group.

Jan 20, 2021, 12:18 PM IST

US warplanes come closer to China's Shanghai as tensions remain high after closure of consulates: Report

According to the think tank, US air force E-8C surveillance planes have come within 185km or less of the southeast coast of Guangdong province on four separate occasions in the past week.

Jul 28, 2020, 09:37 AM IST

Abhay Deol: One could make a film about corrupt practices of Bollywood

Abhay penned his thoughts on Instagram while recalling the shoot of his 2012 release 'Shanghai', which revolves around the issue of corruption in politics.

Jun 25, 2020, 15:46 PM IST

China reports record daily coronavirus death toll, number of new cases fall

Its death toll has now surpassed that of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which killed hundreds worldwide in 2002/2003.

Feb 11, 2020, 09:14 AM IST

Stranded Air India passengers brought back to Shanghai airport but uncertainty continues

Over 300 passengers have been stranded in Shanghai due to a technical fault in the Air India plane. They say they remain in the dark regarding when they would get to be back in Delhi.

Sep 01, 2019, 17:52 PM IST

Passengers complain of suffocation after AI flight suffers delay of nearly 4 hours in Shanghai

Passengers say that the airconditioning was shut and even the lights inside the aircraft were not on.

Aug 31, 2019, 23:32 PM IST

China flood death toll hits 61, 350,000 evacuated

As many as 61 people have been killed and 356,000 evacuated from their homes as heavy rain and floods swept through large parts of southern and central China this week, Chinese rescue authorities said.

Jun 14, 2019, 06:50 AM IST

China regions losing 'momentum' in pollution fight - Environmental minister

Regions with smaller "historical burdens" were doing well, poorer industrial towns and "backward" rural regions continue to struggle when it comes to implementing state policies said Li Ganjie.

Jan 28, 2019, 15:50 PM IST

Canadian woman briefly detained at Beijing airport: paper

China has expressed outrage over Canada`s arrest of Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd.

Jan 17, 2019, 10:33 AM IST

China's Xi nudges North Korea, US to meet half way as second summit planned

Pyongyang has demanded Washington lift sanctions, imposed because of its nuclear and missile tests, and declare an official end to the 1950-1953 Korean War.

Jan 10, 2019, 10:26 AM IST

India bag compound mixed pair bronze in Archery World Cup

India ended their campaign with a bronze medal in the compound mixed pair event at stage one of the Archery World Cup on Saturday.

Apr 28, 2018, 20:06 PM IST

Archery World Cup: Ankita Bhagat best Indian in recurve qualifications

Ankita Bhagat emerged as the best-placed Indian in the recurve qualifications round as she achieved eighth seeding, while former world number one Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das got the 10th spots in the Archery World Cup Stage 1 here on Wednesday.

Apr 25, 2018, 20:35 PM IST

Abhishek Verma third in archery WC qualification round

Asian Games gold medallist Abhishek Verma finished third in the qualification to move to the round of 32, scoring 710 along with two others in the first stage of the Archery World Cup on Tuesday.

Apr 24, 2018, 20:20 PM IST

Minivan rams into pedestrians in Shanghai, 18 hurt: Reports

The van was carrying gas tanks and caught fire at the time of the accident

Feb 02, 2018, 09:01 AM IST

Badminton legend Lin Dan stunned in China Open first round

Chinese legend Lin Dan was dumped out of the first round of the China Open on Wednesday, stunned by Indonesia's world number 17 Jonatan Christie.

Nov 15, 2017, 16:32 PM IST

Pizzas designed by Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in China's most exclusive restaurant

They call it "the most exclusive restaurant in China". There are absolutely no reservations and Roger Federer is apparently a big fan.

Oct 13, 2017, 19:44 PM IST

Juan Martin Del Potro rallies to beat racquet-smasher Alexander Zverev in Shanghai Open

The Argentine fought back from a set down to beat rising star Zverev 3-6, 7-6, 6-4 in the quarterfinals.

Oct 12, 2017, 14:39 PM IST

Nick Kyrgios enjoys 'redemption' for Shanghai meltdown

The Australian said he wanted to make up for his notorious meltdown last year in Shanghai as he beat Mischa Zverev in the second round of the China Open on Wednesday.

Oct 04, 2017, 16:45 PM IST

China to launch world's fastest train in September

China will launch the world`s fastest train in September which will shorten the travel time between Beijing and Shanghai by more than an hour, authorities said on Monday.

Aug 21, 2017, 11:56 AM IST

Harvard keeps top spot in Chinese ranking of best universities

The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich remained the highest-ranked entry from continental Europe, holding on to 19th place, while the University of Copenhagen in Denmark moved up one slot to 30th.

Aug 15, 2017, 17:47 PM IST