Category Archives: News
US navy says China unreliable after meeting no-show; Beijing says US twisting facts
17 December 2020 | Phil Stewart
The US military slammed China for failing to appear for virtual, senior-level meetings slated for this week, calling this “another example that China does not honour its agreements”, Beijing said the US version of events distorted the facts ...
WHO’s team to go to China in January for Covid-19 origin probe
16 December 2020
The international team of World Health Organisation seeking investigation into the origin of Covid-19 virus will go to China in January, the global health body announced on Wednesday. ...
International court rejects Uyghur genocide complaint against China
15 December 2020
International Criminal Court prosecutors have rejected calls by exiled Uyghurs to investigate China for alleged genocide and crimes against humanity, the chief prosecutor's office said in a report on Monday. ...
India fully prepared to counter any threat on northern borders: CDS General Bipin Rawat
14 December 2020 | Times Now Digital
Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on Monday said that given India is engaged in a standoff situation in Ladakh, there is some development activity which has been ongoing in Tibet Autonomous Region of China. ...
Thousands of iPhones looted at Karnataka manufacturing plant
14 December 2020 | India Today Web Desk
After Saturday's violence at Wistron's plant in Karnataka's Kolar, the company said it suffered a loss of Rs 440 crore as thousands of iPhones were looted. The company said this in its complaint to the police and the labour department. ...
India prepares for 600 million COVID-19 vaccine shots
13 December 2020 | Staff Writer
As India gears up for the coronavirus vaccination drive with three vaccine candidates under regulatory review, the Ministry of Health has sent its operational guidelines to states and Union territories for the distribution of the vaccine. ...
China and India fail to set ambitious new climate targets at key talks
12 December 2020 | Daisy Dunne
The leaders of China and India failed to set ambitious new climate targets at a key summit co-hosted by the UK today. Chinese president Xi announced a new pledge to cut China’s CO2 emissions per unit of GDP by over 65 per cent by 2030. ...
Leading pro-China news channel in Taiwan ends broadcasts
11 December 2020
A leading pro-China cable news channel prepared to halt its broadcast operations at midnight Friday after Taiwan’s government refused to renew its license, citing accuracy issues. ...
India, Nepal to start flights under air bubble arrangement
10 December 2020 | Rezaul H Laskar
India and Nepal have decided to start flights under a bilateral air bubble arrangement, people familiar with developments said on Thursday, marking another step by the two sides to normalise ties hit by a border row earlier this year. ...
Farmers reject government offer to amend laws, will intensify stir
10 December 2020 | Vishwa Mohan and Neel Kamal
Talks between the government and farmers’ groups agitating against the new agri laws broke down on Wednesday with the unions rejecting the Centre’s offer to amend the legislations. ...