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India, China to set up hotlines

India and China have agreed to step up engagements between their militaries by setting up hotlines between the Army headquarters and establish new border meeting posts to address incidents of incursio

Mark Zuckerberg in Beijing biz school board

China’s Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management has added three western business heavyweights to its advisory council, including Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook Inc founder who has long s

‘China will never open files on painful past’

China’s ruling Communist Party will likely never open all the files on its recent painful past, including the Cultural Revolution and Great Leap Forward, and sees no need to reassess those periods, a

Xi Jinping’s leadership to come under lens

Xi Jinping

Amid continued pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong as well as brewing resentment among party ranks over China’s anti-graft campaign, the ruling CPC will hold a key meeting here on Monday in which Pres

Envoy in Tibet to work on new Kailash yatra route

Kantha is on his way to Lhasa, where he is expected to meet local officials and then travel to Kailash-Mansarovar on Saturday

China land dispute: Workers set on fire

Chinese villagers kidnapped construction workers, tied them up, doused them in gasoline and set it ablaze when a land dispute turned violent, the government said on Thursday, providing grisly details

Singer resurfaces married to Xi Jinping’s brother

Zhang was mainstay on glitzy Chinese TV shows for years

‘Cigarette ash can be used as water cleaner’

Discarded cigarette ash can provide a simple, low-cost method to remove arsenic, a well-known poison, from drinking water, scientists have found.

‘Islamic rebels planned Xinjiang attack’

A mastermind of violence in China’s Xinjiang region in which almost 100 people were killed sought to establish an Islamic state, official media said on Wednesday, reinforcing government warnings about

India makes pitch for Chinese investments in SEZs

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The round table discussion on 'Investing in India's SEZs' was attended by 40 participants

The Archers and Test cricket: words you rarely find in the same sentence and more’s the pity as there’s not much else that can give greater innocent pleasure.

For those younger Pakistanis born in the 1990s and later, the country’s growing dysfunctionality and its slipping further behind in the global comity of nations across a wide front, has seemed to be t