Tag: China

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  • Won’t recognise successor of Dalai Lama if found in India, hints China

    Won’t recognise successor of Dalai Lama if found in India, hints China

    Beijing says it reserved the right to appoint the Dalai Lama's successor in line with the conventions set by Chinese emperors.

    March 19, 2019
  • Masood Azhar matter will be resolved, avers Chinese Ambassador to India

    Masood Azhar matter will be resolved, avers Chinese Ambassador to India

    China had, for the fourth time blocked a bid in the United Nations (UN) Security Council to designate Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed’s chief Masood Azhar as a “global terrorist” by putting a technical hold on the proposal.

    March 17, 2019
  • Disappointed with China, India says will continue to work with UNSC over Masood Azhar global terrorist tag

    Disappointed with China, India says will continue to work with UNSC over Masood Azhar global terrorist tag

    India is optimistic that Azhar will be listed under the UN 1267 Sanctions Committee as New Delhi has the “strong support” of 14 members.

    March 16, 2019
  • Time we did away with death penalty

    Time we did away with death penalty

    In 1980, India undertook a shift away from capital punishment via the landmark Bachan Singh case, which established that this most extreme measure should only be applied in “the rarest of the rare” cases.

    March 16, 2019
  • China in a ‘league of its own’: US slams Beijing over human rights violations

    China in a ‘league of its own’: US slams Beijing over human rights violations

    In his opening remarks, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo listed countries like Iran, South Sudan and Nicaragua, in addition to China, as some of the worst abusers of human rights.

    March 14, 2019
  • Striking for a cause

    Striking for a cause

    While children across the world are joining the movement, much to the chagrin of the paternalistic class, some dismissing the protest as cute and others deriding it as undisciplined, it has not quite caught on in India, where children are amongst the worst victims of environmental degradation.

    March 14, 2019
  • Saudi Arabia replaces India as world’s largest arms importer

    Saudi Arabia replaces India as world’s largest arms importer

    For more than the last eight years, India was the largest arms importer in the international market.

    March 11, 2019
  • Ethiopian Airlines crash: Environment Min consultant among 4 Indians killed, China grounds Boeing 737 MAX 8

    Ethiopian Airlines crash: Environment Min consultant among 4 Indians killed, China grounds Boeing 737 MAX 8

    Shikha Garg, a UNDP consultant attached with the Environment Ministry, was on her way to attend a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) meeting in Nairobi.

    March 11, 2019
  • Parable of a conflict

    Parable of a conflict

    Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan sounded much more reasonable than our political leaders. His offer of talks and peace should not be brushed aside lightly. As it stands alone, almost a pariah in the world community, the lessons for Pakistan from the present engagement are more sobering. The philosophy of bleeding India through a thousand cuts has come unstuck. India is willing to retaliate against the terrorist pinpricks, even at the risk of a war in the process.

    March 10, 2019
  • UK assures support to India in fighting terror

    UK assures support to India in fighting terror

    Sources said Sedwill conveyed that all assistance would be extended to India bilaterally in dealing with any form of terrorism through counter-terrorism cooperation, intelligence sharing and by bringing the perpetrators of terror attacks to justice.

    March 7, 2019
  • Willing to play “constructive” role to help ease Indo-Pak tensions: China

    Willing to play “constructive” role to help ease Indo-Pak tensions: China

    China urged both sides to avoid any actions that could further escalate the situation, show good will and flexibility, and engage each other in dialogues as soon as possible so as to jointly safeguard regional peace and stability, he added.

    March 7, 2019
  • India sharing dossier of Pak-sponsored terror with other nations

    India sharing dossier of Pak-sponsored terror with other nations

    Regarding the UNSC designation process of Azhar, sources pointed out that 13 March would be critical since it was the deadline for any country to raise objection against the proposal to list the JeM chief.

    March 6, 2019
  • Freedom’s limits

    Freedom’s limits

    Permanently at the helm of the party and government, China President Xi Jinping will have to countenance a major challenge at this week's meeting of the “Two Sessions”

    March 6, 2019
  • India hopeful of China’s support to proposal for banning Masood Azhar

    India hopeful of China’s support to proposal for banning Masood Azhar

    China has, in the past, blocked Azhar’s listing as a global terrorist at least on three occasions to save its all-weather friend Pakistan from global embarrassment.

    March 4, 2019
  • ‘GST has hit tourism very badly’

    ‘GST has hit tourism very badly’

    The recent report of World Travel and Tourism Council, which is the biggest world body on tourism, has ranked India number three in tourism sector after China and United States.

    March 2, 2019
  • Butchery sans frontiers

    Butchery sans frontiers

    The subcontinent is today paying the price for the CIA-ISI sponsored religious extremism in the 1980's. Iran is not suitably vocal at the high-table of international diplomacy. India's recent tryst with Pulwama exposed its relative loneliness with the US spouting platitudes and China engaged in realpolitik. This opens the ground for civilisational, cultural and natural allies, such as Iran and India, to join hands and carve out a mutually beneficial bargaining-space in the emerging geopolitics of the region.

    March 1, 2019
  • India hopes China will support ban on Masood Azhar at UNSC

    India hopes China will support ban on Masood Azhar at UNSC

    The Security Council Sanctions Committee will have 10 working days to consider the fresh proposal submitted by the three members.

    February 28, 2019