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Smriti Irani talks China edu consortium

Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani at a function for presentation of Presidential Award. (Photo: PTI)

Human resource development minister Smriti Irani, on her maiden visit to China, broached the idea of establishing a consortium of higher educational institutions as part of greater collaboration betwe

Xi Jinping receives Japanese delegation

Chinese President Xi Jinping (Photo: AP)

In an indicator of warming ties between China and Japan after three years of tense relations, President Xi Jinping has welcomed an unusually large Japanese delegation even as he cautioned Tokyo agains

China carbon market to fight climate change

At first, the numbers and company names flashing on a big board in Beijing’s financial district suggest a booming market.

China raps Japan over Shinzo Abe’s wife visiting war shrine

China on Friday renewed its call for Japan to “face up to” its 20th century history after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s wife visited a shrine Beijing sees as a symbol of Tokyo’s warring past.

China: Navy ‘drove away’ US spy plane over the sea

China declared victory on Friday over an encounter with a US surveillance aircraft overflying the contested South China Sea, saying its military “drove away” the intruder with radio warnings.

Xi Jinping: Religions must be free of foreign influence

China’s President warned in a key policy speech that religions must be independent from foreign influence, as the government asks domestic religious groups to pledge loyalty to the state.

China warns US spy plane over sorties

The Chinese Navy warned a US surveillance plane flying over artificial islands that Beijing is creating in the disputed South China Sea to leave the area eight times, according to CNN, which was on bo

China will spend $182 billion to boost Internet speeds

People use computers at at an Internet cafe in Hefei, Anhui province of China.

China will spend more than $182 billion to boost Internet speeds by the end of 2017, a top government body said, as Beijing moves towards a more service-driven economy to boost growth.

Chinese car hire app Yidao Yongche hints at Uber tieup

Chinese private car hire app Yidao Yongche has hinted at a tie-up with Uber Technologies Inc, the controversial $40 billion U.S.

Gujarat CM scouts for investments in China

Following up on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s high-pitched campaign, Gujarat chief minister Anandiben Patel is scouting for more investments in China, including for the world’s biggest fresh water re

The dust is beginning to settle on an extraordinary election result in the UK.

Pakistan’s ludicrous charge that India’s spy agency RAW is behind the Karachi attack on the Ismaili community maybe laughed out of court here, given that the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed re