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Winter Olympics: Alpine Skier Arif Khan Attends Opening Ceremony In Beijing

Alpine skier Mohammad Arif Khan, who will be competing in the slalom and giant slalom events, carried the Indian flag at the Parade of Nations during the opening ceremony of Beijing Winter Olympics 2022.

  • Friday, 04 February 2022
Sri Lanka to get $1 bn Chinese loan, sign free trade pact

Beijing: Sri Lanka will get a $1 billion loan from China, its biggest lender and might sign a free trade agreement with Beijing, becoming the third country to ink such a pact in India’s neighbourhood. Sri Lankan envoy to Beijing Karunasena Kodituwakku, who made the announcement here, said it was wrong to accuse China of […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
US-China trade talks extended till Wednesday

Beijing/Washington: The trade talks between US and Chinese officials that began in Beijing on Monday, has been extended till Wednesday, according to a spokesperson for the American Trade Representative. The extension was a fresh sign that discussions were moving in a positive direction as staff for the two sides meet face to face for the […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
China passes law to have its own version of Islam

Beijing: China has passed a law that seeks to “Sinicize” Islam within five years and might do that with other four religions in the country, according to the state media. Under the all-powerful Chinese President Xi Jinping, China has heavily cracked down on religion, especially Islam practised by most Uighurs in the country’s Xinjiang province […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Apple appeals against broad iPhone sales ban in China

Beijing: Apple has appealed against a Chinese court ruling that banned the sale and import of most iPhone models after granting Qualcomm an injunction against Apple, a stunning decision that comes amid the trade war between the US and China, CNBC reported. Apple accused Qualcomm of playing dirty tricks, including asserting a patent that had […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
China to build underwater bullet train route

Beijing: The Chinese government has approved a project to build the first underwater bullet train route in the country, a media report said on Thursday. The line will connect Ningbo, a port city south of Shanghai, to Zhoushan, an archipelago off the east coast, CNN reported. The proposed underwater tunnel will be a part of […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
5 children killed as car rams into school kids in China

Beijing: At least five children were killed and 18 injured on Thursday as a car rammed into a group of school children who were crossing a road in China’s Liaoning province. The media reported that the accused has been identified as the son of a top Communist Party official. The accused has been arrested. The […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
India, China to discuss border, other major issues

Beijing: India and China will discuss their vexed boundary dispute and try to sort out major issues at the 21st round of two-day border talks beginning on Friday in the Chinese city of Chengdu, Beijing said on Wednesday. The two countries, which fought a war in 1962 and have had several skirmishes since then along […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
5G to be expected on world's longest cross-sea bridge

Beijing: The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao bridge, the world’s longest cross-sea bridge, is expected to have 5G service in the future, authorities said on Sunday. The 55-km bridge that opened last month connects the mainland province of Guangdong with Hong Kong and Macao, reports Xinhua news agency. “The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao bridge now has good coverage of 4G […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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14 kids injured in China knife attack

Beijing: A woman attacked and injured at least 14 children with a kitchen knife at a Chinese kindergarten in Chongqing on Friday, police said. She was arrested. The 39-year-old woman entered the school in Banan district when the children were in the playground, the BBC reported. Although the authorities have not said anything about the […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Chinese-made world's largest amphibious aircraft completes successful flight

Beijing: China’s home-grown amphibious aircraft AG600, claimed by Beijing as the world’s largest, carried out its first take-off and landing on waters on Saturday. Developed and built by the state-owned aircraft giant Aviation Industry Corporation of China, the seaplane took off from the Zhanghe Reservoir in Jingmen, Hubei’s province, at 8.51 a.m., and stayed airborne […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
India biggest hurdle for China in promoting Buddhism

Beijing: India is the biggest roadblock for China to promote its Belt and Road project through Buddhism that can also help curb terrorism and separatism, Chinese scholars have said. At a two-day symposium of Tibetan monks and scholars in Northwest China’s Qinghai Province on Tuesday, one of them said that the Dalai Lama had set […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
China tests three hypersonic missiles at one go

Beijing: China has achieved a feat of testing three types of hypersonic aircraft missiles at the same time, a media report has said. The tests of three scaled-down models of “wide-speed-range vehicles”, which can fly at, from hypersonic velocity to lower than the speed of sound, were carried out on September 21 at the Jiuquan […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Union Bank sues Nirav Modi in Hong Kong court: Report

Beijing: The Union Bank of India has sued fugitive billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi in a Hong Kong court, a media report said. A report in the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post said the Union Bank claimed in a writ filed at the High Court on Wednesday that the Mumbai-born businessman, wanted for a massive […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Gut microbiota can aid in early diagnosis of liver cancer

Beijing: Chinese researchers have identified gut microbiota as a new biomarker of liver cancer, that can help in early diagnosis as well as treatment of the condition. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common type of liver cancer and the third leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide. Due to the absence of specific symptoms in […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021