Thu, Jan 19, 2017 | updated 08:34 PM IST

New Delhi [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): Hitting out at Beijing for its jibe that New Delhi was seeking its membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) as a parting gift from outgoing US President Barack Obama, India on Thursday asserted that it was seeking the inclusion on its "non-proliferation record".

New Delhi [India], Jan 19 (ANI): UCWeb, a part of Alibaba on Thursday announced its plans to invest two billion rupees (200 million RMB) over the next two years in India and Indonesia market.

Anti-China protests in Sindh to oppose CPEC
Updated: Jan 19, 2017 15:29 IST

Karachi [Pakistan], Jan.19 (ANI): Anti-China protests have been taking place across Sindh against the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor which passes through the province.

Beijing [China], Jan. 19 (ANI): An article appearing in Chinese Media has advised India to join hands with Beijing to tap into Nepal's hydropower industry 'instead of being nervous about China's expanding role there.'

Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): The Tibetan Government in-exile has wished good luck to the incoming US president Donald Trump while expressing hope that the new leader will follow the footsteps of previous presidents and meet with Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.

Beijing [China], Jan. 19 (ANI): China has urged the United States to not allow any Taiwanese delegation to attend the inauguration ceremony of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and also opposed any official contact between the two sides.

CPEC moving ahead at fast pace, says Nawaz Sharif
Updated: Jan 19, 2017 04:04 IST

Davos [Switzerland], Jan. 19 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that the projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) are being completed at a faster speed and this project is being witnessed as economic game changer in the region.

Beijing [China], Jan. 19 (ANI): China has defended the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), saying that the project isn't aimed at India and Beijing is committed to developg friendly and cooperative relations by respecting the sovereignty and territorial integrity of its neighbours.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 18 (ANI): Retorting to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mention of India's relations with China and Pakistan, security and defence experts on Wednesday said the reference made by the former with regard to New Delhi's ties with the two nations was positive but added it is difficult for them to leave their old approach.

New Delhi [India], Jan 18 (ANI): Asserting that New Delhi will invest more energy to boost Indo-China ties, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on Wednesday said the two nations should not lose sight of the strategic nature of their engagement in the wake of differences on certain political issues.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 17(ANI): Allying all fears regarding Indian security concerns in Sri Lanka and the Indian Ocean, Sri Lankan military leader-turned-politician Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka on Tuesday sent a strong message that Indian security and geopolitics cannot be jeopardized, endorsing India as a regional power and potential super power.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 17 (ANI): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday announced a cut in India's growth rate for the current fiscal year to 6.6 percent from its previous estimate of 7.6 percent due to consumption weakness courtesy demonetisation.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 17(ANI): Defence Expert Major General (Retired) P.K. Sehgal on Tuesday said that China's treatment is neither fair nor transparent with regard to the stand taken by it over the assent for the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership , adding that former's gesture is not friendly.

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 17 (ANI): Pakistan's Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has become a trend setter of improving economy for entire world.

China's position unchanged on Masood Azhar
Updated: Jan 17, 2017 02:22 IST

Beijing [China], Jan. 17 (ANI): China has said that designating Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) chief Maulana Masood Azhar as a terrorist by the United Nations shall be processed by the 1267 Committee based on solid evidence and be decided upon the consensus among the UN Security Council members in accordance with relevant UN resolutions and rules of procedure of the Committee.

NSG membership not a farewell gift: China
Updated: Jan 17, 2017 01:04 IST

Beijing [China], Jan. 17 (ANI): China has once again reiterated its position on non-NPT countries' accession to the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), saying that the NSG membership is not something to be given privately between countries as a farewell gift.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 16 (ANI): With the International Monetary Fund (IMF) saying that India's economy has fallen back mostly because of "temporary negative consumption shock" following demonetisation, the Congress asserted that former prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh had warned against the drop, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced the radical decision almost two months ago.

Seoul [South Korea], Jan. 16 (ANI): The contract between South Korean military and Lotte Group to exchange military land for a golf course to deploy a U.S. missile shield, THAAD, may be delayed, according to officials.

Xiaomi not to disclose its annual sales figures
Updated: Jan 15, 2017 12:45 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan. 15 (ANI): Xiaomi, headquartered in Beijing, China, has decided to stop revealing its annual sales figures. The company has also decided not to disclose its 2016 sales numbers.

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 15 (ANI): Chinese company NORINCO International has offered its services to the Capital Development Authority (CDA) to build a state of the art mass transit system in Islamabad alongwith recommending a modern 'Light Rail Transit' (Tram) project for the city.

Beijing [China], Jan. 15 (ANI): China and Vietnam have agreed to manage maritime differences and safeguard the peace and stability of the disputed South China Sea.

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 14 (ANI): The Pakistan military has said that China is completely satisfied with the security arrangements of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor adding that the Beijing-Islamabad friendship was the guarantee of peace in the region.

Birgunj [Nepal], Jan. 14 (ANI): Nepalese Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Ramesh Lekhak, has said that increasing road connectivity with China and India would enhance the country's economic prosperity.

Rawalpindi [Pakistan], Jan. 13 (ANI): Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Sun Weidon called on Pakistan Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and expressed Beijing's satisfaction on security arrangements for China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

Chinese delegation may meet Trump team in Davos
Updated: Jan 13, 2017 04:15 IST

Beijing [China], Jan. 13 (ANI): There is possibility of a meeting between the Chinese delegation and U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's transition team members on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland next week.

New Delhi [India], Jan 12 (ANI): Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) on Thursday announced leadership changes in its management with immediate effect as it named Paul Alcala as its Chief Operating Officer for Asia Pacific regions, and Daphne Zheng as its Chief Operating Officer (COO) for China.

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan.12 (ANI): The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has called on the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to protect the interests of the fishermen of Gwadar Port, most of whom have reservations about the over 50 billion dollar China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project.

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan.12 (ANI): Heads of various business chambers in Pakistan have expressed concern over reports that China is planning to set up or establish industrial units and warehouses under the ongoing over 50 billion dollar China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 12 (ANI): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has opposed the proposal for allocating funds from the federal National Finance Commission (NFC) Award for the security of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects and said that the move would be 'unconstitutional'.

New York [USA], Jan. 12 (ANI): Taiwan has reportedly deployed fighter jets, a surveillance aircraft and Navy frigates in response to the movement of China's lone aircraft carrier into the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday.