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Four dead in China earthquake
Bejing, Nov 23 : At least four people died after an earthquake measuring 6.3 magnitude on the Richter scale hit China.
India's ambivalence on China can derail regional groupings
By Subir Bhaumik : A senior diplomat recently told a seminar in Kolkata that India joins too many regional groupings, some of them overlapping, and then not doing anything worthwhile to carry forward their intended agendas. The message from this former ambassdor to three countries was clear: Only ...
Two dead as 6.3 magnitude earthquake hits China
Bejing, Nov 23 : At least two people were killed and around 54 injured when a 6.3 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale hit China, media reported.
China launches world's longest train route from Yiwo to Madrid
Washington, Nov 22 : China has launched an 82-wagon cargo train that will take 21 days to travel 6,200 miles and pass through six other countries as it moves goods from the industrial city of Yiwu to the Spanish capital, Madrid marking the longest route taken by a freight train.
China calls for enhanced talks to resolve conflicts with neighbouring ...
London, Nov 22 : Chinese Defence Minister Chang Wanquan has said that he wants to enhance talks with the neighbouring countries in order to resolve conflicts.
PAF wants to buy fourth generation stealth fighter from China
Karachi, Nov 22 : The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has shown interest in buying fourth generation stealth fighter aircraft FC-31 from China.
Shuttler Srikanth loses in Hong Kong Open semis
Hong Kong, Nov 22 : Leading Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth's good run in the $350,000 Hong Kong Open Super Series came to an end as he lost to top seed Chen Long of China in the men's singles semifinal here Saturday.
Obama's immigration plan falls short of Indian techies' hopes
By Arun Kumar, Washington, Nov 22 : As President Barack Obama camapaigned to sell his immigration plan to shield up to five million people from deportation and retain high-skilled immigrants, largely from India and China, analysts called it a mixed bag.
Crusading reporter poses challenge to China's authorities
By Tamara Gil, Beijing, Nov 22 : Under strong security and far from the media spotlight, reporter Gao Yu went on trial Friday on charges of revealing "state secrets", in what is seen by many as an attempt to silence a professional journalist who is too knowledgeable about the inner workings of the ...
Thick fog closes highways, airport in China
Beijing, Nov 22 : A heavy fog shrouded many parts of China's Shandong province Saturday, closing highways and delaying flights, authorities said.
Fiji a sincere friend and important partner: China
Nadi (Fiji), Nov 22 : China sees Fiji as a sincere friend and an important partner in the Pacific Islands region, Chinese President Xi Jinping said, during his visit to the island country.
Chinese court upholds life sentence against Uyghur activist
Beijing, Nov 21 : A court in western China has upheld the conviction and life sentence handed down against Uyghur activist Ilham Tohti, who appealed the sentence when it was first passed in September, one of his attorneys Li Fangping, told Efe news agency Friday.
Majority in India's northeast want BCIM economic corridor: Survey
Guwahati, Nov 21 : A vast majority of informed people in northeast India feel the Bangladesh China India Myanmar (BCIM) economic corridor will benefit the region's economy and help it tackle its endemic insurgency by providing viable livelihoods, a new survey has found.
China's central bank to inject liquidity if necessary
Beijing, Nov 21 : China's central bank said Friday that it would inject liquidity into the country's banking system if necessary.
Five parties agree to establish coalition in Ukraine
Kiev, Nov 21 : Five parties in Ukraine -- People's Front, Radical Party, Samopomoshch (Self Help), Pyotr Poroshenko Bloc and Yulia Timoshenko's Batkivshchina -- have signed an agreement to establish a coalition in Ukraine's parliament.
China launches new disaster monitoring satellite
Beijing, Nov 21 : A satellite for monitoring natural disasters was successfully launched into orbit at 2.37 p.m. Friday, China's Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre announced.
Saina Nehwal goes down in Hong Kong Open quarters
Hong Kong, Nov 21 : Top Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal could not replicate her last week's China Open title win as she went down in straight games in the women's singles quarterfinals of the $350,000 Hong Kong Open Super Series here Friday.
Afghanistan signals Kabul's focus on ties with Pakistan, China
By Arul Louis, United Nations, Nov 21 : Reflecting the new Afghanistan government's high priority on reconciliation with the Taliban, ending conflicts and curbing terrorism, Kabul's Ambassador to the UN Zahir Tanin signalled Kabul's focus on relations with Pakistan and China, which it feels can ...
Satellite images showcase Indian, Chinese delta
Kolkata, Nov 21 : Marrying art and science, a unique exhibition of digital prints here showcases how landscapes change in the deltaic regions of China and India through the use of Google Maps satellite images.
China could shut down US power grid: NSA chief
London, Nov 21 : United States National Security Agency head has reportedly told a Congressional panel that China and "probably one or two other" countries have the ability to shut down the nation's power grid and other critical infrastructure via a cyber attack.
3D imaging reveals Chinese Terracotta Army likely modeled on real ...
London, Nov 21 : Using the latest 3D imaging technology, a team of archaeologists have revealed that each of the figures in the famous terracotta army in China that is composed of 7,000 soldiers is modeled on an individual, real soldier.
China's new 'Great Wall' not so great
New York, Nov 21 : China's second great wall, a vast seawall covering more than half of the country's mainland coastline, may be a foundation for economic growth but it can also result ecological disasters that can extend beyond China, says a study.
China, New Zealand ties enter new era: Xi
Wellington, Nov 21 : The formation of China-New Zealand comprehensive strategic partnership has "ushered our two countries into a new cooperative era", said Chinese President Xi Jinping in Auckland Friday.
China to try veteran journalist for leaking state secrets
Beijing, Nov 20 : Veteran Chinese journalist Gao Yu was preparing Thursday for her trial on charges of leaking "state secrets", in which she says she intends to plead innocent despite having admitted her guilt in a recording released by authorities.
Retrial begins in China of 'convict' executed in 1996
Beijing, Nov 20 : A court in north China Thursday officially began reconsideration of a 1996 rape and murder case, which may have resulted in the conviction and execution of the wrong man.
China biggest beer guzzling nation in world
London, Nov 20 : Although China biggest beer guzzling nation in world but among European countries Czech Republic and Germany toped the list after China.
Maharashtra, China's Wenzou province now 'sister states'
Mumbai, Nov 20 : Maharashtra Thursday signed an agreement with Wenzou province of China declaring both to be 'sister states' and to promote trade and industry, officials said here.
Seven stabbed to death in Chinese hospital
Beijing, Nov 20 : Seven people, six of them nurses, and one security officer, were stabbed to death Thursday in a hospital in northern China in the latest episode of violence in Chinese hospitals.
China's Kunming to set up Indian vegetarian restaurants
Kolkata, Nov 20 : Civic agencies in China's Kunming city are planning to set up more Indian vegetarian restaurants in a bid to market the region adequately for Indian tourists, an official said.
China launches remote sensing satellite
Beijing, Nov 20 : China sent the Yaogan-24 remote sensing satellite into a scheduled orbit at 3.12 p.m. Thursday from the Jiuquan satellite launch centre.