Category Archives: News

  • Nepal PM Oli loses confidence vote in parliament

    Nepal’s prime minister lost a vote of confidence in parliament Monday, ending his attempt to show he has enough support to remain in office. Only 93 lawmakers backed Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli, while 124 voted against him. ...

  • Chinese Scientists Discussed Weaponising Coronavirus In 2015: Report

    A document written by Chinese scientists and health officials before the pandemic in 2015 states that SARS coronaviruses were a "new era of genetic weapons" that could be "artificially manipulated into an emerging human disease virus. ...

  • Chinese rocket debris lands in Indian Ocean, draws criticism from NASA

    Remnants of China's biggest rocket landed in the Indian Ocean on Sunday, with most of its components destroyed upon re-entry into the atmosphere, ending days of speculation over where the debris would hit but drawing US criticism. ...

  • China’s PLA resumes building border post along Kaurik in HP

    With snow melting in the high-altitude areas, China’s People Liberation Army has begun constructing a post along the Indian border in the sensitive Kaurik sector of Himachal Pradesh’s tribal Lahaul and Spiti district. ...

  • China’s emissions exceed all the developed countries combined: Report

    China’s greenhouse gas emissions in 2019 exceeded those of the US and the developed world combined, according to a report published Thursday by research and consulting firm Rhodium Group. ...

  • Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong sentenced for Tiananmen vigil

    Prominent pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was sentenced to more jail time Thursday for participating in an unauthorized vigil to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, as Hong Kong authorities exert more control over dissents. ...

  • Coronavirus: Himachal Pradesh imposes 10-day curfew to fight infection surge

    The government of Himachal Pradesh announced "Corona curfew" for 10 days due to the unprecedented surge in the number of Coronavirus infections and high fatality rate in the state. ...

  • Fauci advises India to go for nationwide lockdown to fight Covid

    Terming the situation in India “very desperate”, America’s top public health expert Dr Anthony Fauci has suggested the government marshal all its resources, including the armed forces, to immediately build makeshift field hospitals. ...

  • New Zealand leader Ardern takes tougher stance on China

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern took a tougher stance on China's human rights record Monday by saying it was getting harder to reconcile differences as China's role in the world grows. ...

  • Indian court urges government action as hospitals cry help

    With Indian hospitals struggling to secure a steady supply of oxygen, and more COVID-19 patients dying amid the shortages, a court in New Delhi said it would start punishing government officials for failing to deliver the life-saving items. ...