India  /  Published 27.01.20

Virus surveillance near Nepal border

The Centre on Monday sought enhanced border surveillance and preparedness reviews in five states bordering Nepal where health authorities have detected one patient with novel coronavirus that has caus...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 02.03.19

Canada nod to extradition case against Huawei CFO

Canada said it will allow a US extradition request for an executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei to face charges over possible dealings with Iran to proceed.The Department of Justice said on Friday of...
By AP in Toronto

World  /  Published 23.01.20

China puts millions on lockdown as toll rises to 18

China put millions of people on lockdown on Thursday in two cities at the epicentre of a coronavirus outbreak that has killed 18 people and infected more than 630, as authorities around the world work...
By Reuters in Beijing

Books  /  Published 24.01.20

‘Tibetanization’ of the Himalayas

Familiar are the patterns of India-China disputes over the borders in the Himalayas, as also the perceived threats emanating from troop build-up, infrastructure development and occasional intrusions b...
By Anindya Jyoti Majumdar in

India  /  Published 22.01.20

India ‘must stem spread at airports’

India’s best chance of preventing any entry of the coronavirus strain in the country lies in its airport snares, medical experts said on Wednesday as the WHO convened an emergency meeting on the vir...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 22.02.19

Metro rake on way to Calcutta from China

Consignment: Calcutta Metro’s first foreign-made rake Origin: Dalian, China Status: In transit...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 16.01.20

Pakistan fails to raise Kashmir issue at UNSC

India has slammed Pakistan for again trying to raise the Kashmir issue in the UN Security Council where it failed one more time to find any support, with New Delhi asserting that Islamabad needs to fo...
By PTI in United Nations

India  /  Published 29.03.20

No plans to extend lockdown: Govt

The number of Covid-19 cases recorded in India crossed 1,000 on Sunday with the Union health ministry confirming 107 new patients and eight more deaths.The ministry also announced plans to identify ...
By G.S. Mudur in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 03.07.19

The future of science fiction in India

The story, “The City of Silence”, by the Chinese author of science fiction, Ma Boyong, presents the vision of an Orwellian future, where all forms of communication are strictly controlled by a tot...
By Shruti Sonal in

World  /  Published 01.07.19

Worry over Hong Kong civil liberties growing

When Britain returned Hong Kong to China in 1997 after more than a century of colonial rule, it was a moment of immense pride for Beijing, and immense trepidation for a territory that had long enjoyed...
By Austin Ramzy/ New York Times News Service in Hong Kong


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