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China blames hacking attack for Net problems

A hacking attack using malware from overseas servers was to blame for Internet problems in China earlier this week that prevented users accessing a number of popular foreign websites, an official stat

Jaguar Land Rover recalls 9,900 SUVs over braking risk

The anti-lock braking software glitch increases the risk of a collision (Representational Image)

Jaguar Land Rover's headquarters and for Peugeot in China did not immediately respond to a request for comment

China, Russia naval drill in May

China will hold joint naval drills with Russia in mid-May in the Mediterranean Sea, the first time the two countries will hold military exercises together in that part of the world, the Chinese defenc

China Army faces flak over swift India operations

Army personnel during their rescue operation in earthquake-hit Nepal on Thursday. (Photo: PTI)

The Indian military’s swift evacuation of thousands of Indians from quake-hit Nepal has put China’s PLA on the defensive with questions raised as to why its efforts to rescue stranded Chinese national

Nepal neighbours jockey for position in aid rush

A man walks through the rubble of houses destroyed by the earthquake in Bhaktapur, near Kathmandu— AFP

Wedged between the two rising Asian powers of China and India, landlocked Nepal watched rescuers and offers of help pour in from both sides within hours of an earthquake that killed more than 4,000 pe

China: Man told to change daughter’s ‘poetic’ name

A Chinese court has declared “illegal” a “poetic” name given by a father to his daughter, as under the new rules parents have to name their wards after close relatives to discourage new trends of fash

Yoga, Tai Chi, Pagoda tour on PM Modi’s China agenda

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during the Global Exhibition on Services at Pragati Maidan. (Photo: PTI)

In China, hectic preparations are underway for Mr Modi’s visit expected to take place from May 14 to16

‘Ignoring terror sanctuaries, an error’

Pakistan made an “error” in ignoring terrorist sanctuaries in its tribal areas and China’s concerns about Xinjiang militants holed up in the country are valid, a senior Pakistani diplomat said on Mond

Xiaomi facing 'growing pain' of counterfeit products

Xiaomi CEO said their sales would have doubled or tripled if there were no counterfeits

Chinese jail senior journalist 7 years for state secrets ‘leak’

Gao Yu

A Chinese court on Friday convicted a 71-year-old journalist of leaking state secrets and jailed her for seven years, it said, with rights groups condemning the “arbitrary” verdict as a “blow to free

Punjab is back in the headlines with a brutality reminiscent of the violent Eighties. In the early hours of July 27, three gunmen dressed in Army uniforms struck at Gurdaspur.

Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage — playing in Mumbai and Delhi — makes us laugh at ourselves by stripping bare the self-serving hypocrisy underlying socially acceptable roles.