China protests against India’s deployment of BrahMos missiles on border

China protests against India’s deployment of BrahMos missiles on border

New Delhi, August 23 (The Hindustan Times): Weeks after the Indian government cleared the deployment of a special version of the BrahMos cruise missile in the North East of India, China has warned that such a move would have “a negative influence” on stability along the border. Earlier this month, the Indian cabinet committee on […]

Chinese diver wins Olympic Silver, then gets proposed on podium

Chinese diver wins Olympic Silver, then gets proposed on podium

Aug 15 – There are dramatic marriage proposals – and then there’s proposing during the biggest sporting competition in the world. Chinese diver He Zi had just received a silver medal for the women’s three-metre springboard at the Rio Olympics on Sunday. But she ended up with another prize when her boyfriend Qin Kai, in […]

China tests giant ‘flying’ bus

China tests giant ‘flying’ bus

Aug 5 – Every urban commuter laments the twice-a-day headache of traffic congestion and the often disappointing alternatives that mass transit offers. A Chinese company has officially rolled out one potential solution: the TEB-1, or Transit Elevated Bus. The giant “flying” bus, as some have called it, straddles two lanes of traffic and stands nearly […]

China enters the fray in Afghanistan by inviting Taliban for a briefing

China enters the fray in Afghanistan by inviting Taliban for a briefing

Peshawar, July 31 (NIA): The political situation in Afghanistan is getting more complicated with the Chinese inviting a top Taliban delegation to Beijing to brief them on the emerging trends in the troubled South Asian country. A delegation led by Abbas Stanekzai, head of the Taliban’s political office in Qatar, visited Beijing between July 18 […]

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