Category Archives: News

  • Indian army thwarts Chinese attempt to occupy hill on disputed border

    Indian forces foiled an attempt by Chinese troops to occupy a hill on the Asian giants’ disputed border in the western Himalayas, officials in New Delhi said on Monday, following the latest flare-up between the two nuclear-armed neighbours. ...

  • Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee passes away

    Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, who had tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this month, died on Monday after weeks in hospital, his son and the current president’s office said. ...

  • India sets global record with single-day rise in coronavirus cases

    India on Sunday reported the biggest single-day jump in coronavirus infections of any nation in the COVID-19 pandemic, as the epicentre shifts to the south Asian giant. ...

  • India eases restrictions despite surging virus cases

    India further eased coronavirus lockdown restrictions Saturday even as cases and deaths surged across the country. India has the world's fastest growing number of recorded cases, now at 3.5 million, and more than 62,000 pandemic deaths. ...

  • Dalai Lama expresses concern over health of Japanese PM Shinzo Abe

    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Saturday expressed concern over the declining health of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who on Friday announced his resignation due to health issues. ...

  • Xi says China to step up efforts to fight ‘splittism’ in Tibet

    China must build an “impregnable fortress” to maintain stability in Tibet, protect national unity and educate the masses in the struggle against “splittism”, President Xi Jinping told senior leaders, state media said on Saturday. ...

  • Japanese PM Shinzo Abe resigning for health reasons

    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Friday he will resign, ending his record-breaking tenure in a bombshell development that kicks off a leadership race in the world's third-largest economy. ...

  • US, China trade jibes as military tensions worsen

    The United States and China traded jibes as military tensions grow between the world’s two largest economies, with the US defence chief vowing not to “cede an inch” in the Pacific and China saying Washington was risking soldiers’ lives. ...

  • China fires missiles into South China Sea in warning to US

    China launched two missiles, including an “aircraft-carrier killer”, into the South China Sea on Wednesday morning, a source close to the Chinese military said, sending a clear warning to the United States. ...

  • Clashes at US protest over police shooting of black man

    Police fired tear gas on Monday when a protest demanding racial justice in the city of Kenosha in Wisconsin turned violent, as rage builds once more in the US at the shooting of a black man by a white officer. ...