Amid rising corona cases, border tensions, China plans to fly home citizens from India

New Delhi: In an urgent notice, the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi has informed its ..

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Deeply concerned: China on ICMR's decision to not use rapid test kits from two Chinese firms
Beijing denies permission to US to visit China to probe COVID-19 origin
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US seeks transparency on COVID-19 outbreak from China

China pauses in memory of virus victims and 'martyrs'

Wuhan: China came to a standstill on Saturday to mourn patients and medical staff killed by the coronavirus, as the world's most ..

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Mass testing, empty ICUs: Germany scores early against coronavirus

Berlin: Late last year — long before most people had heard of the new coronavirus now sweeping the globe — scientists ..

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US nears China's virus death toll as New York calls for help

New York: The mounting death toll from the virus outbreak in the United States had it poised Tuesday to overtake China's grim toll ..


Wuhan market shrimp seller may be COVID-19 patient zero, says report

London: A shrimp seller at the wet market in the Chinese city of Wuhan believed to be the centre of the coronavirus pandemic, may be ..

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Global COVID-19 cases now 601,478, deaths 27,862: Johns Hopkins University

Washington: The total number of global coronavirus cases has increased to 601,478, while the death toll stood at 27,862, the latest ..

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With over 85,000 patients, US has most COVID-19 cases in the world

Toronto: The United States' caseload of coronavirus infections surged to the most in the world and its capital reported more infections, ..

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Spain surpasses China in coronavirus deaths as toll hits 3,434

Madrid: Spain has now the world's second highest tally of coronavirus deaths after a 738 spike was recorded Wednesday, the highest ..


'China delaying permission to India to send flight carrying relief material to Wuhan'

New Delhi: China is delaying grant of clearance to India's proposal to send an Indian Air Force flight to carry relief material ..


China withholds permission to India for delivering relief in Wuhan

New Delhi/Beijing: China has decided to withhold permission to a special Indian flight that was to deliver medical and relief supplies ..


China coronavirus death toll passes 1,800: govt

Beijing: The death toll from China's new coronavirus epidemic jumped past 1,800 on Tuesday after 93 more people died in Hubei province, ..

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Two Indian crew among 174 on board cruise ship off Japanese coast tested positive for coronavirus

Tokyo: Two Indian crew on board a cruise ship off the Japanese coast have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the Indian Embassy ..


Coronavirus: UN meeting ponders fast-track drugs, vaccines

Geneva: The World Health Organization convened outside experts Tuesday to fast-track promising tests, drugs and vaccines to help slow ..


Coronavirus: Thrissur student’s second test result comes out negative

Thrissur: The second lab test report of the student from here who was diagnosed with Coronavirus has come out negative, reports said ..

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PM Modi offers India's help to China to deal with coronavirus outbreak

New Delhi: As China reels under deadly coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has conveyed to Chinese President Xi Jinping ..


Coronavirus: Three foreign nationals among 2528 under observation in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government on Wednesday said three foreign nationals were among the 2,528 people under observation in ..

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Kerala tackling Coronavirus with experience drawn from fighting Nipah

Kochi: Faced with the challenges posed by the novel Coronavirus (nCoV), the Kerala government is banking on its experience gleaned ..

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Coronavirus spreads fear and racism worldwide

Sydney: As the deadly coronavirus has spread worldwide, it has carried with it xenophobia -- and Asian communities around the world ..

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DGCA approves AI flight to coronavirus hit Wuhan for evacuation of Indians

New Delhi: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has approved the Air India flight to Wuhan for the evacuation of Indian ..


Rice War: China eats into African markets secured by India

New Delhi: As the buyer becomes the seller, India, the largest exporter of rice in the world, has a new competitor in the global market ..

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China delivers first overhauled JF-17 fighter jet to Pakistan

Beijing, May 22 (PTI) In a major boost for the Pakistan Air Force (PAF), China has delivered the first overhauled multi-role JF-17 ..

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China accuses US of undermining UN anti-terror body

Beijing: China on Thursday accused the US of undermining the authority of the UN anti-terrorism committee by "forcefully moving" ..


Alibaba CEO Zhang to succeed Jack Ma as chairman

Bengaluru: Chinese e-tailer Alibaba Group's Chief Executive Daniel Zhang will be the new chairman, succeeding its co-founder ..

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Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma announces plans to retire at 54

Beijing: Alibaba co-founder and chairman Jack Ma plans to retire from the Chinese e-commerce giant on Monday to devote his time to ..

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China's Xi offers $60 bn Africa aid, says 'no strings attached'

Beijing: President Xi Jinping told African leaders Monday that China's investments on the continent have "no political strings ..


Modi praises Afghan President's peace initiatives

Qingdao (China): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today praised Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani's bold initiatives towards peace ..

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India should have 'learnt lessons' from Dokalam stand-off: China

Beijing: China on Monday asserted that Dokalam belongs to it and India should have "learnt lessons" from the stand-off last ..

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Human rights repression in China seen worsening under Xi

Beijing: After five years of prison and three more confined by guards at home, Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng could take ..

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India, China need to be confident to make things work: Envoy

Santiniketan: India-China relations are not going to be a walk in the park, but the two nations need to have the confidence to make ..

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Xi tells Tibetan herdsmen to settle down near India border

Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping has told herdsmen in Tibet to "set down roots" near the Sino-India border and safeguard ..

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Meeting Dalai Lama major offence, China warns world leaders

Beijing: China today warned that it would consider as a "major offence" if any country or foreign leader hosts or meets the ..

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China tells US to stop being biased

Beijing: China on Thursday told the US to shed its biased views about Beijing which it said is well justified to safeguard its interests ..

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China delays Railways' ambitious high speed train project

New Delhi: An ambitious high speed train project in south India has been delayed after Chinese railways, that completed a feasibility ..

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Ready to maintain peace at frontiers with India: China

Beijing: China on Monday expressed readiness to jointly maintain peace along the border areas with India and said Nathu La, the frontier ..

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China maintaining sizeable troops near Dokalam: Sources

New Delhi: China has maintained a sizeable presence of its troops near the site of the Dokalam standoff with India and even started ..

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China imposes limit on oil supply to North Korea

Beijing: China announced today that it will limit oil exports to North Korea under UN sanctions over its nuclear and missile development, ..

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China opens dual-use highway to Nepal via Tibet

Beijing: China has opened a strategic highway in Tibet to the Nepal border which could be used for civilian and defence purposes, a ..

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China denounces North Korea's missile launch

Beijing: China strongly denounced North Korea's latest test of a ballistic missile on Friday, calling it a violation of UN Security ..

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China confident about defeating all invasions: President Xi

Beijing: President Xi Jinping today said China will never compromise on its sovereignty and security and its Army has the confidence ..

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China launches 'Asia's biggest' missile destroyer warship

Beijing: China on Wednesday launched what it calls "the most advanced and largest warship in Asia", billing it as a major ..

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China accuses Indian troops of 'crossing boundary' in Sikkim section

Beijing: China today accused Indian troops of "crossing the boundary" in the Sikkim section and demanded their immediate ..

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Navies of India, China join hands on anti-piracy role

New Delhi: Indian Navy and the Chinese Liberation Army (PLA) joined hands in the early hours of Sunday in aid of a merchant vessel ..

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Tianmen: the stairway to heaven

A steep ropeway rising above the clouds moving slowly atop a rocky mountain. As many as 99 adventurous hairpin curves zigzagging along ..


Pakistan spreading terror, Modi tells G20

Hangzhou (China): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday told the G20 member countries how Pakistan was spreading terror in South Asia ..


'After GST, India more appealing to Chinese firms'

Beijing: India will be more appealing to Chinese firms after the clearance of much awaited Goods and Services Tax Bill in the upper ..