KJM Varma

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China builds data centre in Tibet; to benefit Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan

China builds data centre in Tibet; to benefit Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan

Rediff.com29 Oct 2020

China is building the world's highest-altitude cloud computing data centre in Tibet that will meet the data storage needs of the country and South Asian nations like Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan, official media reported on Thursday.

China's top film actress reappears after 3 month vanishing act

China's top film actress reappears after 3 month vanishing act

Rediff.com3 Oct 2018

Fan Bingbing, who has been ordered to pay $130 million (Rs 952 crore) for tax evasion, was reportedly kept at a "holiday resort" used by investigators in a suburb in the coastal province of Jiangsu.

Volkswagen to recall 1,950 cars in China

Volkswagen to recall 1,950 cars in China

Rediff.com12 Oct 2015

Scandal-hit German carmaker Volkswagen on Monday said it will recall 1,950 diesel vehicles in China to rectify engine software that cheats on emissions tests.

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

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

Rediff.com22 Sep 2015

Modi is scheduled to meet over 50 CEOs of Fortune 500 companies over dinner hosted in New York on September 24.

Dear Xi, Modi, Chinese media has an advice for you

Dear Xi, Modi, Chinese media has an advice for you

Rediff.com14 May 2015

Sino-India ties can usher revolutionary changes: media.

12-year-old youngest victim in China's stampede

12-year-old youngest victim in China's stampede

Rediff.com2 Jan 2015

Thirty-two of the 36 people killed in the New Year eve stampede at Shanghai's iconic waterfront area have been identified, authorities said on Friday, as Chinese media and public criticised the administration's failure to prevent the tragedy that marred the gleaming financial hub's image.

Indian Railways team in China for Delhi-Chennai bullet train

Indian Railways team in China for Delhi-Chennai bullet train

Rediff.com25 Nov 2014

The training was expected to begin soon.

What strained ties? It's all smiles as Obama meets China' Xi

What strained ties? It's all smiles as Obama meets China' Xi

Rediff.com12 Nov 2014

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday held formal talks with his US counterpart Barack Obama, a day after the two leaders pledged to push forward a new type of major-country relations between the world's two largest economies.

Tatas open JLR factory in China

Tatas open JLR factory in China

Rediff.com21 Oct 2014

The 400,000 square-metres plant was launched within two years of foundation laying ceremony.

Chinese waste $32.6 billion worth of food every year

Chinese waste $32.6 billion worth of food every year

Rediff.com14 Oct 2014

With world's largest population of nearly 1.4 billion people, food security remains a major issue in China.

India instigating incidents on borders: Chinese media

India instigating incidents on borders: Chinese media

Rediff.com19 Sep 2014

Even as Chinese troops began withdrawing from the Chumar area in Ladakh, the official media in China accused India of "instigating" incidents on the borders to divert attention during important visits of Chinese leaders.

China's economic growth picks up, 7 million new jobs

China's economic growth picks up, 7 million new jobs

Rediff.com16 Jul 2014

China's economy picked up pace notching up 7.4 per cent year on year growth in the first half of 2014, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Wednesday.

China's FDI inflows decline by 6.7% in May

China's FDI inflows decline by 6.7% in May

Rediff.com17 Jun 2014

For the January-May period this year, the foreign direct investment, which excludes investment in the financial sector, came in at $48.9 billion up 2.8 per cent from the same period last year, the Ministry of Commerce said on Tuesday.

China no threat to Indian IT: Infosys

China no threat to Indian IT: Infosys

Rediff.com16 Jun 2014

Instead the Chinese IT firms focussed more on the local markets where they are well entrenched.