World  /  Published 14.01.19

China sentences Canadian to death

A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian man to death on Monday in a drug smuggling case as tensions heightened between the two countries over Canada's arrest last month of a top Chinese technology execut...
By AP in Beijing

World  /  Published 16.12.19

Xi endorses Carrie despite poll loss

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered his support for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday, praising her courage in governing the Chinese-ruled financial hub in these “most difficult” times after ...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 16.12.19

Chinese TV pulls Arsenal game coverage after Ozil criticism

Chinese television pulled coverage of Arsenal's Premier League match against Manchester City on Sunday after Mesut Ozil, a forward for the London club, criticised Beijing's brutal mass crackdown on et...
By AP in London

Business  /  Published 16.12.19

RBI acted ahead, says Das

RBI governor Shaktikanta Das on Monday said the central bank had acted ahead of time by starting to slash rates in February this year and hoped the decision to pause the cuts earlier this month will p...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 14.12.19

China lowers growth target

China plans to set a lower economic growth target of around 6 per cent in 2020 from this year’s 6-6.5 per cent, relying on increased state infrastructure spending to ward off a sharper slowdown, pol...
By Reuters in London


Science  /  Published 04.01.19

Chinese rover begins making tracks on 'dark' side of moon

The Chinese rover on the 'dark' side of the moon is making its tracks on the soft lunar surface.The Jade Rabbit 2 rover drove off its lander's ramp and onto the soft, snow-like surface at 10.22 pm on ...
By AP in Beijing

Opinion  /  Published 04.01.19

Why China is afraid of students

Imagine students in India being picked up while on their way to observe the birth anniversary celebrations of either M.K. Gandhi or Jawaharlal Nehru. That is exactly what happened in Beijing last week...
By Neha Sahay in

Business  /  Published 02.01.19

Stocks trip on triple worries

The Nikkei India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index eased to 53.2 in December from 54 in November.Reflecting the trend, the 30-share BSE Sensex opened lower at 36198.13, fell below the 36000-mar...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 02.12.19

Tax cut aimed at attracting investment, generating jobs: Sitharaman

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in the Lok Sabha on Monday that the government's decision to reduce corporate tax rate was aimed at attracting investment and creating jobs.The government's de...
By PTI in New Delhi

Technology  /  Published 30.11.19

Digital disruption

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"I grew up in Bangalore at a time when it hadn\u2019t yet gained the reputation of being the \u2018Silicon Valley\u2019 of India. In fact, as kids, it was a rather slow-...
By Mathures Paul in


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