Electric Vehicle

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EVs Production In India Will Make It Dependent On China

The production of electric vehicles (EVs) in India will increase its reliance on China for raw materials, mineral processing, and battery production. The Global Trade Research Initiative (GTRI) stated that a life cycle impact analysis is required for the field of electric vehicles. Sources confirmed that 70% of the materials used to make EVs in India are from China. Pollutants are released during the battery's production, disposal, and… read-more

Wed, 08 Mar 2023 - 09:00 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: EVs, China, Market, Indian Automobiles, Production

Courtesy: Zee News India

China-Pakistan

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China Shuts Down Consular Section Of Its Embassy In Pakistan

Amid security concerns and citing 'technical issues,' China has temporarily closed down the consular section of its embassy. The Chinese Goverment also advised Chinese citizens in Pakistan to be cautious due to the deteriorating security situation. "Due to technical issues, the consular section of the Chinese Embassy in Islamabad will be temporarily closed from February 13, 2023, until further notice," read the notice on official website.

Wed, 15 Feb 2023 - 05:47 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: China, Pakistan, Chinese Embassy, Citizens, Technical Glitch

Courtesy: NDTV

Elon Musk

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Elon Musk Proposes Resolve To Rising China-Taiwan Tensions, Suggests Handing Over Some Control Of Taiwan To Beijing

Elon Musk has offered a proposal to resolve the rising tensions between China and Taiwan. This has come days after Musk proposed a resolve to end Russia-Ukraine war, which received widespread criticism and resulted in Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy replying to Musk’s tweet. Musk stated that, the China-Taiwan tensions could be dealt with by “handing over some control of Taiwan to Beijing”, stating that the conflict over Taiwan is “… read-more

Sat, 08 Oct 2022 - 06:03 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Elon Musk, China, Taiwan, beijing, Taipei

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Aircraft

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Iranian Origin Plane Bound To Cross Indian Air Base Receives Bomb Threat, IAF Scramble To Intercept

The Union Civil Aviation received a bomb threat in an Iranian-origin aircraft, Mahan Air flight headed to Guangzhou in China from Tehran in Iran, scheduled to cross over the Indian airbase. Amid the threat, and refusal of landing in India, Indian Air Force Su-30MKI fighter jets from Punjab and Jodhpur airbases were scrambled to intercept the plane, which avoided landing. Moreover, the nature of the threat call is unclear.

Mon, 03 Oct 2022 - 03:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: aircraft, Iranian Plane, China, bomb threat, Indian Air force

US, Australia & Japan Defence Ministers

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US, Australia & Japan Join Forces To Work Against China; Condemn China’s ‘Bullying Behaviour’

The defence ministers of US, Australia and Japan have formed a military cooperation to counter China’s “bullying behaviour” amid the ongoing China-Taiwan conflict. Officials from Australia and Japan flew to US’ military headquarters for the pacific region, where the leaders met. This has come after US announced $810 million aid for pacific island nations where US is planning to intensify its diplomatic presence, reported Hindustan Times… read-more

Sun, 02 Oct 2022 - 09:00 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: China, Taiwan, US, Australia, Japan

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Chinese Aircraft

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16 Chinese Military Aircrafts, 4 Naval Ships Cross Median Line Of Taiwan Strait

China is continuing to breach into Taiwan’s borders as a flex of power since the controversial visit of US speaker Nancy Pelosi. In the latest development, on September 25, China sent 16 military aircrafts and four naval ships into the median line of Taiwan’s strait. Taiwanese Ministry of National Defence further stated that China sent one unmanned drone and and two planes Into the southwest sector of Taiwan’s AIDZ.

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 - 01:01 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: China, Taiwan, nancy pelosi, World news, World War 3

Courtesy: ANI

Drought

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China To Continue To Witness Drought-Like Situation In Coming Years, Fear Scientists

In a combined study of scientists from University of Texas and Tsunghua University, it was predicted that China will continue to experience drought-like situation in the coming years. This has come while China is currently experiencing a massive grip of heatwaves and drought throughout the summer. The scientists also urged Beijing to put a curb on its carbon emissions, stating that it is the only way to fight water scarcity.

Fri, 23 Sep 2022 - 09:01 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: China, beijing, environment, drought, Water Scarcity

Courtesy: ANI

Sun Lijun

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Former Chinese Minister Sentenced To Life Imprisonment For Accepting $91 Mn In Bribe

China’s former deputy public security minister Sun Lijun has been sentenced to life imprisonment for allegedly accepting $91 million in bribe. He was also accused of allegedly “deserting” his post during China’s initial fight against COVID-19. The 53-year-old Lijun was initially sentenced to death. However, his punishment was commuted to life imprisonment. The coring held that Lijun has abused his power during 2001 to 2020.

Fri, 23 Sep 2022 - 08:39 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Sun Lijun, China, beijing, Bribe, Hong Kong

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

China COVID Bus Crash

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Bus Carrying People To COVID Quarantine In China Crashes; 27 Killed, 20 Injured

As many as 27 persons have been killed and 20 others were injured after a bus carrying people to COVID quarantine in China crashed. The incident occurred in China’s Guizhou province, where the bus was overturned on a highway. The incident revived heavy criticism considering Beijing’s zero-COVID policy. Further details on the matter is awaited.

Mon, 19 Sep 2022 - 01:01 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: China, Xi Jingpin, COVID Quarantine, bus accident, GUIZHOU PROVINCE

Monkeypox Virus

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China Reports First Case Of Monkeypox Virus

China has reported its first case of the Monkeypox virus in the southwest city of Chongqing. Reportedly, the patient was already under COVID-19 quarantined following an international travel. The Chinese authorised have not disclosed the details of the patient, as to name, age and sex. The officials stated that the patient is being isolated and provided with adequate treatment. Further details are awaited.

Sat, 17 Sep 2022 - 01:01 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: China, Monkeypox, Chongqing, Quarantine, Covid-19

Courtesy: Hindustan Times