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India-China friendship treaty, free trade agreement on China's wish list: Chinese Ambassador Luo Zhaohui

Chinese Ambassador Luo Zhaohui's tone reflected the positive mood that the Chinese have taken on India after the Modi-Xi informal summit in Wuhan.

Jun 18, 2018, 15:07 PM IST

Willing to break 'new ground' in Sino-India ties, says China on PM Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping meet in Wuhan

In a fresh statement, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said that PM Modi-Xi Jinping meet in Wuhan had opened up new ground for bilateral relations.'

May 02, 2018, 19:32 PM IST

Saina Nehwal loses in Asia Championship semifinals

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Saina Nehwal and world no 10 HS Prannoy settled for bronze medals after losing their respective women's and men's singles semifinals in the Asia Badminton Championship on Saturday.

Apr 28, 2018, 19:05 PM IST

Erratic Prannoy loses in semis of Asia Badminton Championship

Indian shuttler HS Prannoy suffered a straight-game semifinal defeat against Olympic champion Chen Long of China in the Asia Badminton Championship here on Saturday.

Apr 28, 2018, 15:25 PM IST

PM Modi leaves for India after informal summit with Xi in China

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday left for India after holding the two-day informal summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping in the central Chinese city, Wuhan. Modi had arrived in China on Thursday for the unprecedented informal summit with Xi.

Apr 28, 2018, 12:43 PM IST

PM Modi gets warm welcome in China, highlights need for closer relations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a warm welcome in China and he thanked Chinese President Xi Jinping for it. Both leaders have held informal talks and have underlined a deep desire to work closer for progress and peace.

Apr 28, 2018, 07:31 AM IST

1-on-1 talks, boat ride and lunch: PM Narendra Modi's schedule with China's Xi Jinping on Day 2 of informal summit

PM Modi and Xi will begin their day with a walk around the East Lake and then go for a ride in a double-decker boat and end their first-ever informal summit with a one-on-one lunch.

Apr 28, 2018, 00:18 AM IST

Saina Nehwal sails to semis; PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth sink at China Asia badminton championship

Two-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist Saina Nehwal continued her impressive run, progressing into the women's singles semi-finals with a straight-game win over unseeded Korean Lee Jang Mi at the Asia Badminton Championship on Friday.

Apr 27, 2018, 18:34 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping today; border issues to top the talks, no agreements to be signed

Ahead of his visit, the PM tweeted that the priority of the meeting will be national development. 

Apr 27, 2018, 06:46 AM IST

China''s Baosteel details Wuhan deal to forge ArcelorMittal rival

China`s Baosteel Group fleshed out its plans to buy rival Wuhan to create the world`s second-largest steelmaker behind ArcelorMittal on Thursday, part of Beijing’s effort to consolidate its fragmented steel industry.

Sep 22, 2016, 18:05 PM IST

Asia Badminton Championship: Saina Nehwal enters semis, plays Wang Yihan of China

Saina has a 9-4 career head-to-head lead over her semi-final opponent.

Apr 29, 2016, 16:54 PM IST

Badminton Asia Championship: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu advance to second round

In the next round, Saina will face the winner of the match between Indonesia's Lindaweni Fanetri and Thailand's Nitchaon Jindapol.

Apr 27, 2016, 16:45 PM IST

This Chinese woman flew solo on a flight and became 'world's luckiest passenger' - find out how

Zhang travelled solo on a China Southern flight from Wuhan to Guangzhou on Monday.

Feb 03, 2016, 21:57 PM IST

Rejuvenated Venus joins sister Serena Williams in top 10, again

Venus Williams rejoined her sister Serena in the top 10 of WTA singles' ranking.

Nov 12, 2015, 19:03 PM IST

Martina Hingis and I complement each other very well: Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza believes she and her partner, Swiss veteran Martina Hingis complement each other very well.

Nov 04, 2015, 20:28 PM IST

India thrashed 31-131 by Japan in Asian Women's Basketball Championship

India were thrashed 31-131 by defending champions Japan in their second Group A match of the 26th Asian Women's Basketball Championship here on Sunday.

Aug 30, 2015, 22:09 PM IST

Asian Athletics medal winners to get cash awards

All the 13 Indian medal winners at the 21st Asian Athletics Championship which concluded on Sunday in Wuhan, China will receive cash awards from the sports ministry for their achievements.

Jun 08, 2015, 23:39 PM IST

Poovamna qualifys for Asian Championship

City girl M R Poovamma of ONGC won her fourth straight title in women's 400m, clocking 53.41 secs to join the national squad for the Asian championships to be held at Wuhan, China next month. 

May 04, 2015, 19:32 PM IST

Doping test centre inaugurated for Senior National Athletics Meet

All arrangements had been made for the smooth conduct of the 19th Senior National Athletics championship for the Federation Cup slated to begin here on April 30, Karnataka Forests Minister and district-in-charge B Ramanath Rai said today.

Apr 28, 2015, 20:29 PM IST

BAI chief Akhilesh Das Gupta elected BAC vice-president

Badminton Association of India (BAI) President Dr Akhilesh Das Gupta was on Saturday elected the vice-president of the Badminton Asia Confederation (BAC) for a four year term.

Apr 25, 2015, 16:30 PM IST