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Beware, Everest graffiti artists, China is watching

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Next time you leave silly messages on the world’s highest mountain, beware: China is watching you.

Apple’s Tim Cook to visit China for government meetings

Tim Cook

Apple chief executive Tim Cook plans to visit Beijing later this month to meet high-level government officials, at a time when it is facing some setbacks in its most important overseas market, a sourc

Last Tiananmen prisoner to be freed

China plans to release the last prisoner known to be held in connection with the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests after nearly three decades in jail, a US-based human rights group said Tuesday.

IMF: GST is key for India’s growth

Structural reforms, including GST and in areas like land and labour, will be key to boost India’s economic growth potential going forward, IMF said on Tuesday.

China wants cooperation, not conflict, with Japan

Beijing wants to establish a relationship with Japan based on “cooperation, not confr-ontation”, China’s foreign minister told his Japanese counterpart on Saturday.

China aims for manned moon landing by 2036

China wants to put astronauts on the moon by 2036, a senior space official said, the latest goal in China’s ambitious lunar exploration programme.

Mao Zedong aide regretted intellectuals’ deaths: Memoir

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Nearly five decades after he drove three intellectuals to commit suicide, Chinese leader Mao Zedong’s propaganda aide in his memoir regretted branding them as traitors and blamed the influential leade

New laws to control NGOs in China

China’s Communist-controlled legislature passed a law imposing new regulations on foreign non-government organisations on Thursday, authorities said.

3 Indian students expelled from China

Three Indian medical students have been expelled from a Chinese university and deported from the country after violent clashes between two groups of students from India in which one person was stabbed

China unveils first security robot

China’s first robot security guard made its debut, an electrical anti-riot device that can be activated through remote control in case of a threat.

Wandering about the near empty streets of a somnolent Lisbon on Sunday it seemed incredible that for years I was expressly forbidden to visit the Portuguese capital. Not me alone. No Indian could.

It is sad to see a great institution crumble. The Congress is more than just a political party.