Category Archives: News

  • India prepares for 600 million COVID-19 vaccine shots

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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. ...

  • Coronavirus: Fifteen Tibetans infected in McLeod Ganj

    Six Tibetans have been found infected with Coronavirus in the last few days in McLeod Ganj, with nine fresh cases today, according to Tibetan Settlement officer Kunga Tsering. ...

  • China condemns new US Hong Kong sanctions, Taiwan arms sale

    China on Tuesday lashed out at the US over new sanctions against Chinese officials and the sale of more military equipment to Taiwan. The US actions are part of what critics see as an effort by the Trump administration to put pressure ...

  • Taiwan says faces daily threat as US notifies of new arms sale

    Taiwan faces military threats on a daily basis from "authoritarian forces", President Tsai Ing-wen said on Tuesday, as the United States announced a new $280 million arms sale package to the Chinese-claimed island, the sixth this year. ...

  • US hits China with Hong Kong sanctions, OKs Taiwan arms sale

    The Trump administration on Monday approved a new major arms sale to Taiwan and slapped new sanctions on Chinese officials over the crackdown on pro-democracy advocates in Hong Kong. ...

  • Protesting farmers call for nationwide strike on 8 December

    Thousands of farmers protesting against the Centre's new agri laws for the past 11 days here have called on people to join their 'Bharat Bandh' on Tuesday in large numbers, as police increased deployment at various Delhi border points. ...