China turns Indian proposal on its head, wants de-escalation first and then disengagement

The India-China military and diplomatic talks over resolving the Ladakh stand-off remain confidential, but HT learns that the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has turned the dis-engagement, then de-escalation formulation on its head by proposing that tanks and artillery support should be mutually withdrawn first so that vertical escalation is averted in case of an accident. … Continue reading China turns Indian proposal on its head, wants de-escalation first and then disengagement

In 2020-21, Global GDP will shrink, unemployment rate to worsen

WASHINGTON: The global economic crisis will not be quite as grim as feared this year, but GDP will still contract by 4.4 percent and the ongoing pandemic means the outlook remains uncertain, the IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath released a report ahead of the annual meetings of the IMF and World Bank. In the United … Continue reading In 2020-21, Global GDP will shrink, unemployment rate to worsen

China Coronavirus Vaccine May Be Ready For Public In November: CDC chief

Corona virus vaccines being developed in China may be ready for use by the general public as early as November, an official with the China Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said.Phase 3 clinical trials were proceeding smoothly and the vaccines could be ready for the general public in November or December, CDC chief … Continue reading China Coronavirus Vaccine May Be Ready For Public In November: CDC chief

India Considers $23 Billion Package to Lure Global Manufacturers

India is planning to offer incentives worth 1.68 trillion rupees ($23 billion) to attract companies to set up manufacturing in the South Asian nation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government will offer production-linked incentives to automobile manufacturers, solar panel makers, and specialty steel to consumer appliance companies. Textile units, food processing plants and specialized pharmaceutical product … Continue reading India Considers $23 Billion Package to Lure Global Manufacturers

Shots fired for first time on LAC in 45 years

China has made multiple attempts to push back Indian soldiers from dominating heights near the Reqin Pass and Spanggur Gap in eastern Ladakh.The PLA late on September 7 (Monday) night accused Indian troops of crossing the LAC and firing shots to deter Chinese patrol guards in the Pangong area. Rejecting allegation that Indian troops fired … Continue reading Shots fired for first time on LAC in 45 years

Fifth Round of Corps Commander-Level talks held by India and China along the LOC

The fifth round of Corps Commanders talks between India and China are being held at Moldo which is on the Chinese side. The talks are being done to take up the issue of delayed process of disengagement along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).On 2nd August, the talks started around 11am in the morning at … Continue reading Fifth Round of Corps Commander-Level talks held by India and China along the LOC

India Imposes Import Restrictions on Color TV Sets

India imports maximum number of TV sets from China. Following the ban of Chinese products, the government has decided to restrict the import of all Colour TV sets. These restrictions are imposed with the aim to encourage Vocal for Local which will boost domestic manufacturing and balance the trade deficit the country is currently facing … Continue reading India Imposes Import Restrictions on Color TV Sets

United States and China enter a new cold war: The List War

The two superpowers are now engaged in conflict across multiple geographic theatres (South Asia, Southeast Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa and Latin America) and multiple vectors (trade, investment, technology, espionage, international institutions, health policy, naval, air power, missiles and territorial disputes).China's "unreliables" list is expected to target large American technology companies such as Qualcomm, Cisco and … Continue reading United States and China enter a new cold war: The List War

Uighur activists file complaint against China for genocide

Lawyers representing two Uighur activist organizations have filed a complaint with the International Criminal Court (ICC) accusing Chinese officials of genocide and other crimes against humanity against Uighur Muslim minority groups. The complaint will be the first legal proceeding challenging the Chinese Communist Party’s (CPP) ongoing brutal treatment of the Uighurs, which dates back to … Continue reading Uighur activists file complaint against China for genocide

TPPA of USD 2.4 Billion Signed by Pakistan with China for Hydro Power Project in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir

An agreement was signed between Government of Pakistan, Chinese Company- China Three Gorges Corporation (State-owned company of Chinese Government), and Government of Azad Kashmir (Part of Pakistan occupied Kashmir). The agreement is a Tripartite Power Purchase Agreement (TPPA) for the construction of the 1124 MW Kohala Hydro Power Project. This project is located near the … Continue reading TPPA of USD 2.4 Billion Signed by Pakistan with China for Hydro Power Project in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir