World  /  Published 24.10.21

China passes new law amid military standoff with India

  Asserting that sovereignty and territorial integrity of China are "sacred and inviolable", the country's national legislature has adopted a new law on the protection and exploita...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Beijing

World  /  Published 24.10.21

China education law to cut ‘twin pressures’

China has passed an education law that seeks to cut the “twin pressures” of homework and off-site tutoring in core subjects, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday.  Beijin...
By Reuters in Shanghai

World  /  Published 23.10.21

China pianist held on ‘prostitution charge’

A prominent Chinese pianist, Li Yundi, has been detained on prostitution suspicion in Beijing, state-run news outlets in China reported on Thursday. Li, 39, who had gained celebrity status in China a...
By Javier C. Hernández in London

World  /  Published 23.10.21

US will defend Taiwan: Biden

The US would come to Taiwan’s defence and has a commitment to defend the island China claims as its own, US President Joe Biden said on Thursday, though the White House said later there was no c...
By Reuters in Baltimore

India  /  Published 19.10.21

China: intensity in activity increased

China has increased the intensity of carrying out military drills and deployment in its depth areas opposite the Arunachal Pradesh sector and India has correspondingly readied contingency plans to dea...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Itanagar


Opinion  /  Published 19.10.21

Taiwan and the Indo-Pacific

Amidst an all-out confrontation between the United States of America and China, Taiwan is fast emerging as a critical fault-line. The delicate balancing act that the US had long maintained on the issu...
By Harsh V. Pant

Opinion  /  Published 19.10.21

Challenges to economic recovery in India

The International Monetary Fund revealed its outlook for the world economy last week. A year and a half after the pandemic, global recovery remained reassuringly strong: the world economy is expected ...
By Renu Kohli

World  /  Published 19.10.21

China economic growth slows

Steel mills have faced power cuts. Computer chip shortages have slowed car production. Troubled property companies have purchased less construction material. Floods have disrupted business in north-ce...
By Keith Bradsher in Beijing

World  /  Published 18.10.21

Pakistan blacklists China firm

Pakistan has blacklisted a Chinese firm and barred it from participating in any government tender for a month over the allegations of submitting forged documents during the bidding of a government pro...
By PTI in Lahore

India  /  Published 17.10.21

Congress blasts Modi govt over economy

The Congress Working Committee (CWC) on Saturday blasted the Narendra Modi government for the “catastrophic consequences” of its economic mismanagement, flawed foreign policy, brutality ag...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi


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