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China’s Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival has ice slides, winter swimming, ice sculptures’ exhibition and much more

China’s Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival has ice slides, winter swimming, ice sculptures’ exhibition and much more
The International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival at Harbin, one of the coldest places in China, attracts visitors from across the world each year. China’s International Harbin Ice and Snow festival has started and is known as one of the largest ice and snow festivals in the world. Ignoring sub-zero temperatures and biting Siberian winds, 400 swimmers plunged into an icy river in China’s northern city of Harbin on the first day of the 2017 International... 

PM Narendra Modi’s Currency Ban Move ‘Gamble’, Will Set Precedent: Chinese Media

PM Narendra Modi’s Currency Ban Move ‘Gamble’, Will Set Precedent: Chinese Media
An editorial in Chinese media called PM Narendra Modi’s move for currency ban ‘very bold’ BEIJING: Terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation move as “very bold”, China’s official media today said it was a “gamble” that would create a precedent irrespective of whether it succeeds or fails and China will draw lessons from its impact on corruption. “Modi’s move is very bold.... 

As Donald Trump Talks Wall, China Builds Bridges To Latin America

As Donald Trump Talks Wall, China Builds Bridges To Latin America
Over the past decade China has displaced the US as the main trading partner in Latin America. LIMA, PERU: An expected US economic retreat from Latin America under Donald Trump is causing the region’s leaders to look halfway around the world, to China, for help weathering the possible financial headwinds. They’ll have the perfect opportunity to make their appeal this week when Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a Pacific Rim summit as... 

Brics Summit: Modi’s challenge is to convince Xi, Putin on Pakistan-backed terror

Brics Summit: Modi’s challenge is to convince Xi, Putin on Pakistan-backed terror
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to host ten world leaders, including Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping in the seaside resort of Goa, India’s showcase tourist destination. Why Goa some may ask, considering that this is perhaps the first time that India is hosting such a major event outside Lutyens Delhi. Away from the capital, leaders can be more at ease and speak freely to each other in the relaxed holiday surrounding of sea and sand. Prime... 

Why 2.5 Billion People Moving To Cities By 2050 Is A Big Reason To Worry

Why 2.5 Billion People Moving To Cities By 2050 Is A Big Reason To Worry
RIO DE JANEIRO: In fast-growing cities across the developing world more than 70 per cent of residents lack access to basic services like clean water, affordable transportation or decent housing, a research group said on Friday ahead of a UN conference on urbanization. By 2050, 2.5 billion people will move into the world’s cities, said the World Resources Institute. By 2050, 2.5 billion people, a bigger population than China and India combined,... 

Brics Summit: Where does China stand on Pakistan-sponsored terrorism?

Brics Summit: Where does China stand on Pakistan-sponsored terrorism?
The Brics Summit this weekend in Goa comes at a time when India-Pakistan relationship has hit a new low. Between Pakistan’s renewed intransigence in leveraging anti-India proxies to prosecute its Kashmir agenda and India’s signal that will meet the same using limited military options, the discussions in Goa will invariably be coloured by the recent events in South Asia. PM Modi and President Xi Jinping shake hands in the G20 summit, 2016. Of... 

Pakistan’s support for anti-India terror groups exposed by Pakistani daily

Pakistan’s support for anti-India terror groups exposed by Pakistani daily
An extremely significant exclusive news report by Pakistani newspaper Dawn has exposed Pakistan’s direct hand in sponsoring terrorism. A file image of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. According to the report, the Pakistani government has also warned the military leadership of the growing international isolation of the country and has asked the military not to interfere with any action against terrorists. The report said that on Tuesday,... 

North Korea’s nuclear test will affect power dynamics among neighbouring Asian countries

North Korea’s nuclear test will affect power dynamics among neighbouring Asian countries
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan People watch a TV news program reporting North Korea’s nuclear test at Seoul Railway Station in South Korea. North Korea conducted its fifth nuclear test on Friday morning at 9 am local time in yet another defiance of UN resolutions. The South Korean government reported that this was possibly the biggest explosion so far and it appears that Pyongyang is beginning to make serious nuclear advances. South Korean... 

Modi to make bilateral visit to Vietnam, attend G-20 meet in China: Here’s all you need to know about PM’s visit

Modi to make bilateral visit to Vietnam, attend G-20 meet in China: Here’s all you need to know about PM’s visit
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi sets off on Friday on a bilateral visit to Vietnam and to attend the annual summit of powerful G-20 grouping in China’s Hangzhou where India is likely to seek concrete measures to check terror financing and crackdown on tax evasion. PM Modi in a file image. Modi’s first destination will be Vietnam from where he will leave for Hangzhou on September 3 to attend the G-20 summit on September 4 and 5.... 

Chinese Ships, Planes Hold War Games In Sea Of Japan

Chinese Ships, Planes Hold War Games In Sea Of Japan
A landing craft air cushion assigned to the South China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy. BEIJING: Chinese planes and ships held war games in the Sea of Japan last week, the military said, during which Beijing displayed its latest -generation frigate at a time of bitter territorial disputes with Asian neighbors. The Defense Ministry said in a statement on its website late Saturday that the long-range exercises staged Friday pitted a red army against a... 
 
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