Silk road

Telugu actor Rahul Ramakrishna to debut in American film 'Silk Road'

The actor has earned a name for himself for his comic-timings.

Feb 04, 2019, 14:06 PM IST

Military ties backbone of Sino-Pakistan relationship: Chinese general

Pakistan has deepened ties with China in recent years as relations with the United States have frayed.

Sep 19, 2018, 07:51 AM IST

Pakistan Army chief General Bajwa visits China after 'Silk Road' tension

Bajwa is the most senior Pakistani figure to visit staunch ally China since the new government of Prime Minister Imran Khan took office in August.

Sep 17, 2018, 09:11 AM IST

What kind of dialogue do you want on OBOR, China asks India

India boycotted the Belt and Road Forum (BRF) held from May 14-15. 

May 16, 2017, 14:56 PM IST

'India's objections to China's Belt and Road Forum a show for domestic politics'

India skipped the Belt and Road Forum due to its sovereignty concerns over the USD 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, which passes through PoK.

May 16, 2017, 12:45 PM IST

CPEC master plan revealed, Pakistan will soon become China's `colony` by 2030 – Here are the complete details

One of the key Belt and Road projects - China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) - passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

May 16, 2017, 10:56 AM IST

When Vladimir Putin played piano while awaiting Xi Jinping in Beijing - Watch

Russian President Vladimir Putin has demonstrated his skills on the piano in the past although he has mostly cultivated a macho image.

May 15, 2017, 13:15 PM IST

`One Belt, One Road` initiative of China is blood and rape of Balochs: Baloch leader

World Baloch Women`s Forum president Naela Quadri Baloch accused the Pakistani Army of carrying out brutal activities in Balochistan.

May 15, 2017, 11:01 AM IST

India's refusal to join China's One Belt, One Road regrettable: Chinese media

The two-day Belt and Road Forum, which is being attended by leaders from 29 countries including Pakistan, has been boycotted by India due to sovereignty concerns.

May 15, 2017, 10:11 AM IST

North Korea keeps low profile after US complaint at China summit appearance

North Korea's attendance at China`s biggest diplomatic event this year raised further eyebrows after Pyongyang fired a ballistic missile early on Sunday, in defiance of calls to rein in its weapons programme.

May 14, 2017, 18:29 PM IST

China pledges $124 for Silk Road, terms it 'project of the century'

"We should build an open platform of cooperation and uphold and grow an open world economy," Xi said in his opening address outlining China's vision.

May 14, 2017, 16:41 PM IST

Nawaz Sharif to attend Belt and Road summit in China

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived here on Friday to attend the high-profile Silk Road forum during which Pakistan was expected to sign pacts with China for the construction of an airport and expressway in the strategic Gwadar port.

May 12, 2017, 21:16 PM IST

First direct London-China train completes 12,000 km run

The first freight train to link China directly to the UK arrived in the eastern Chinese city of Yiwu Saturday after covering over 12,000-kilometres.

Apr 29, 2017, 08:49 AM IST

Wall ruins of 2,000 year old Chinese city found

It had disappeared completely by the Tang Dynasty (618-907).

Mar 31, 2017, 00:28 AM IST

China plans USD nine billion loan for Bangladesh

Bangladesh wants to use the low-interest loans to build at least six rail projects connecting its capital Dhaka with key domestic industrial areas and the Indian border.

Jul 05, 2016, 14:23 PM IST

Silk Road initiative no 'Monroe Doctrine': China

Refuting criticism that the mega Silk Road initiative is aimed at expanding China's interests abroad, Beijing today said its multi-billion dollar project is an "open initiative" and not a form of "Monroe Doctrine" to expand its dominance.

Mar 08, 2016, 16:14 PM IST

First train from China to Iran stimulates Silk Road revival

First cargo train from China to Iran arrived in Tehran on Monday, indicating a milestone in reviving the "Silk Road", which has opened a new chapter of win-win cooperation between China and Iran.

Feb 16, 2016, 02:18 AM IST

China dismisses India's apprehensions on Silk Road projects

China on Tuesday dismissed any apprehensions in India on its ambitious multi-billion dollar Silk Road projects stretching across continents to build infrastructure and improve connectivity with the avowed aim of expansion of trade and development.

Sep 22, 2015, 18:50 PM IST

Afghanistan`s Bamiyan on frontline of warzone tourism

Trudging halfway up a jagged goat trail, guide Mohammad Ibrahim extolled the panoramic view -- a vast, ancient landscape of russet-hued cliffs that is on the frontline of Afghan efforts to jumpstart warzone tourism.

Jul 22, 2015, 10:13 AM IST

Secretive Turkmenistan`s Silk Road heritage kept under wraps

The towering minaret and mausoleums of Konye-Urgench in isolated Turkmenistan cut striking forms against the desert sky, yet few foreign visitors make it to a site once at the centre of the Islamic world.

Jul 17, 2015, 09:49 AM IST