China(Search results - 902)
ChinaJun 17, 2021, 10:11 AM IST
China launches Shenzhou-12 shuttle to new space station with three astronauts
China has successfully launched the Shenzhou-12 – its first manned mission in five years – further accelerating its space programme to rival the United States.
World NewsJun 16, 2021, 8:17 PM IST
China defends 28 PLAAF aircraft breaching Taiwan airspace, calls its response to 'collusion'
PLA fighter jets and nuclear-capable bombers entered Taiwan's air defence identification zone hours after the G7 leaders issued a joint statement after their summit where they reprimanded China on many issues, including Taiwan.
ScienceJun 16, 2021, 7:22 PM IST
China sending astronauts to build its space station: What you must know about the high-stakes mission
Shenzou-12 (translated as Divine Vessel) will launch the third of 11 missions needed to finish building the country's space station, construction of which began in April with the launch of Tianhe -- the first and largest of the three modules.
Top StoriesJun 16, 2021, 3:49 PM IST
'China is not interested in waging war against India; it has more to lose'
Lieutenant General Vinod Bhatia (Retd), who is currently director of the Centre for Joint Warfare Studies (CENJOWS), explains how Chinese calculations went horribly wrong when it actually ended up pushing India closer to the United States while trying to stop New Delhi from doing so.
Top StoriesJun 16, 2021, 8:56 AM IST
India backs freedom of navigation in Indo-Pacific; seeks ending of terror sanctuaries
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh informs the ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting Plus forum that India desires a free, open and inclusive order in the Indo-Pacific region based upon respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity of nations.
Top StoriesJun 15, 2021, 1:27 PM IST
'Nation will remain eternally grateful': India pays homage to Galwan Valley bravehearts
"The nation will remain eternally grateful to these gallant soldiers who fought in the most difficult high altitude terrain and made the supreme sacrifice in service of the nation," the Army said.
World NewsJun 15, 2021, 12:02 PM IST
Explained: Why 'coercive' China poses a threat for NATO allies
After Monday's summit meeting of alliance partners, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg explained why China's international policies present challenges.
World NewsJun 15, 2021, 10:28 AM IST
China is fixing a 'performance issue' at the Taishan nuclear power plant
The plant's number one reactor experienced a build-up of noble gases in its primary circuit, which is part of the cooling system.
Top StoriesJun 14, 2021, 9:33 PM IST
Lt. Gen. Subrata Saha (Retd): India's reaction at Galwan took Chinese by surprise
It has been a year since the Galwan Valley clash between the Indian Army and Chinese PLA personnel. On June 16, 2020, Colonel Santosh Babu and his soldiers may have achieved a whole lot more than just stopping Beijing's expansionist aspirations.
World NewsJun 14, 2021, 6:24 PM IST
NATO: No new Cold War with China
Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said that even though China was not a NATO adversary or enemy, member states needed to address together with the challenges that Beijing posed to NATO allies' security.
CoronavirusJun 14, 2021, 1:15 PM IST
24 new COVID variants found in bats in China; one similar to SARS-CoV-2, claim Chinese researchers
Chinese researchers who were probing the samples from bats in Yunnan Province have assembled 24 genome sequences. The researchers claim that out of 24, one is similar to SARS-CoV-2 virus which at present has spread globally.
Top StoriesJun 14, 2021, 11:08 AM IST
India can make China extremely uncomfortable down south
The challenge before India is to remain an important and contributing member of the Quad or any other such arrangement, and yet deter China from undertaking any misconceived military adventurism at the border, says Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)
Top StoriesJun 14, 2021, 9:54 AM IST
A Year since Galwan: 'Colonel Santosh Babu and his men shook up the PLA, foiled many more Galwans'
Lieutenant General Vinod Bhatia (Retd), who is currently director of Centre for Joint Warfare Studies (CENJOWS) tells Asianet Newsable that the June 16 incident made China realise that Galwan-type actions are not going to work in their favour and that the Indian Army will be able to respond and retaliate in proportionate terms.
DefenceJun 12, 2021, 1:45 PM IST
Top Army Commanders to review emerging threats
The troops of India and China are engaged into border standoff at multiple locations in the eastern Ladakh since May last year.
World NewsJun 11, 2021, 4:09 PM IST
Boris Johnson and Joe Biden do what Churchill and Roosevelt did 80 years ago
The charter, mainly aimed at countries like China and Russia, seeks to defend 'enduring values' and promises to promote free trade, human rights, a rules-based international border and to counter those who seek to undermine shared alliances and institutions.