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Why can't Xi shake the Monk's hand?

'Why assail the Tibetan leader at a time when many in China realise that the Buddhist monk is the best bet if Beijing is seriously trying to find a solution to the Tibetan issue?' asks Claude Arpi.......

My father, the Param Vir Chakra Hero

In spite of being wounded in battle, Lieutenant Colonel A B Tarapore fought for six days before meeting a hero's death on the battlefield in the 1965 war. A legend in the Indian Army, he is the......

China's turmoil is both economic and political

The chaos on its stock markets, a fierce battle between the old and new guard in the Communist Party and the restive border provinces of Tibet and Xinjiang forebode tough times ahead for China,......

Sunk cruise ship in China cut open but no survivors found

Rescuers on Thursday cut three holes in the hull of a cruise ship that sank in the Yangtze river but found no survivors as China assured angry relatives of “no cover up” in one of the......

Remote areas in Nepal devastated; India offers all help

Earthquake survivors run toward an Indian helicopter as they evacuate from their village, following Saturday's earthquake at Sirdibas Village, in Gorkha, Nepal. Photograph: Athit......

Market verdict: Rajan to hold interest rate

Market players see no change in cash reserve ratio either, expect RBI to wait for Fed moveBankers, economists and market participants expect the Reserve Bank of India to maintain status quo in its......

Xi, Modi to vie for investments on rare simultaneous US visits

On his maiden State Visit to the US aimed at allaying concerns over faltering Chinese economy, President Xi Jinping today left for America, coinciding with that of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's......

'Bloody Monday' ravages Chinese stocks, worst fall since 2007

It was a "bloody Monday" for Chinese stock markets as shares once again nosedived in the sharpest decline since 2007 over fears of a hard landing for the world's second largest economy. "China......

RMB devalues by 2% as China seeks to bolster sagging economy

China's central bank on Tuesday devalued its tightly controlled currency by two per cent to improve central parity system, amid slowing down of the world's second-largest economy and recent stock......

Hong Kong: Indians will continue to enjoy visa-free entry

  The Hong Kong government has reportedly dropped plans to scrap visa-free entry for Indians after representations from Indian officials and businessmen said such a move could seriously......

China FA create race-based World Cup qualifier poster

The Chinese Football Association has drawn criticism for publishing a promotional poster that warns not to underestimate Hong Kong's team of "black, white and yellow" players ahead of their World......

Boxer Pacquiao roughs up sparring partners before Algieri bout

Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri at the Manny Pacquiao v Chris Algieri Media Tour at The Liberty Theatre in New York City. Photograph: Joe Scarnici/Getty Images Manny Pacquiao is more than three......

Football friendlies: Argentina trounce Hong Kong; Honduras draw with US

Lionel Messi of Argentina in action during the International friendly match against Hong Kong. Photograph: Victor Fraile/Getty Images The Hong Kong Football Association were left red-faced and out......

Bouchard, Peng withdraw from Hong Kong tennis

Hong Kong's first WTA tennis tournament in more than 20 years suffered a major blow on Sunday with main drawcard Eugenie Bouchard withdrawing on medical advice after suffering from the heat at the......

India Open: Kashyap loses in first round, Saina advances

Saina Nehwal advanced to the second round of women's singles with a comfortable win but Parupalli Kashyap went down fighting against former World No. 1 Taufik Hidayat of Indonesia in the......
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Communist Party of China set to tighten grip on military

Chinese President Xi Jinping has focussed on tightening political command and control by the Central Military Commission and the Party. The... ...

Nepal detains, frees Indian security personnel (Third Lead) | Nepal frees detained Indian security personnel (Second Lead) | Nepal detains 13... ...
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