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Senior Tibetan monk dies in China jail

A Tibetan monk has died in a Chinese prison, a rights group and Tibet’s exiled government said on Monday, 13 years into a sentence for terrorism and separatism observers said was deeply flawed.

China growth to slip below 7 per cent

China’s GDP growth likely slowed further in the second quarter, an AFP survey has found, as a slowdown in investment and trade weighed on the world’s second-largest economy.

Beijing will limit its population to 23 million: CPC

China’s national capital Beijing has announced plans to build a new administrative centre, adjacent to the city, to address growing traffic woes while promising to limit its population to 23 million p

‘Deported Uighurs went for jihad’

Some of the Uighurs deported to China last week from Thailand had planned to go to Syria and Iraq to carry out jihad, Chinese state television said, showing pictures of them being bundled out of an ai

More China couples are opting for second child

China has witnessed a “steady growth” in the number of couples opting for a second child, with nearly 1.45 million submitting applications until the end of May after the world’s most populous nation e

China bars selling, markets rebound

China’s stock market rebounded by nearly six per cent on Thursday after the government took steps to try to calm down bourses, including roping in the police to probe the precipitous crash that saw Ch

‘Will take Sino-India ties ahead’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said he had a “comprehensive” meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping and both of them are “strongly committed” to take bilateral ties to “new heights”, a da

China’s draft cybersecurity law could up censorship, hit business

China's parliament has published a draft cybersecurity law that consolidates Beijing's control over data, with potentially significant consequences for internet service providers and multinational fir

China defends blocking India’s Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi move

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi strongly took up with China over its blocking of India’s move in the UN against Pakistan on the release of Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, Beij

‘Islam, Catholicism popular among youth in China’

Chinese youngsters are increasingly taking to religion in the officially atheist Communist nation, with Islam having the largest number of followers under 30 years of age, especially among minorities

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.