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Railways to end China firm’s Rs 470-crore contract

June 19, 2020 1:58 am

Railways has announced that the contract would be terminated for non-performance.

Watch: China ramps up emergency steps as Beijing grapples with Covid-19 resurgence

June 18, 2020 3:03 pm

On June 11, Beijing recorded its first domestically transmitted Covid-positive case in 57 days. In the days that followed, over 150 confirmed cases were recorded — most of which were linked to Beijing’s bustling Xinfadi wholesale market.

Beijing wholesale market temporarily shut after new coronavirus infections

June 13, 2020 3:40 pm

Concern is growing of a second wave of the new virus, even in many countries that seemed to have curbed its spread. Beijing authorities said more than 10,000 people at the market will take nucleic acid tests to detect coronavirus infections.

White House report blasts Chinese 'malign activities'

May 21, 2020 2:55 pm

According to the report, the Trump administration sees “no value” in engaging with Beijing for symbolism and pageantry.

China study finds 5% to 15% of Covid-19 cases are reactivated

May 09, 2020 8:46 am

The rate of reactivation in China varied among different places, with some regions showing less than 1% of such cases among recovered patients, Wang Guiqiang, director of department of infection at the Peking University First Hospital.

China Parliament to open key session on May 22 as epidemic subsides

April 29, 2020 12:56 pm

It is unclear how long parliament and its advisory body will meet for this time, and people familiar with the matter have told Reuters that this year's annual sessions could be the shortest in decades due to COVID-19 concerns.

Northern Army Commander on a rare visit to China's Xinjiang

January 09, 2020 10:16 pm

Singh's visit to Xinjiang also assumed significance as it comes in the backdrop of India's move to revoke Article 370 which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, and bifurcate the state into two Union Territories.

London to Delhi, how cities across the world are limiting vehicles to control air pollution

November 15, 2019 12:16 pm

City dwellers want cleaner, healthier air and less traffic. The long-term payoffs can be big: Curbing transportation emissions, which account for nearly a fourth of all greenhouse gases, is vital to staving off climate catastrophes.

Beijing’s giant new airport helps China rival US in the skies

September 25, 2019 10:35 pm

A state-of-the-art terminal designed to eventually handle more than 100 million passengers a year is symbolic for President Xi Jinping, who faces a raft of challenges, including a trade war with the US, a slowing economy and mass protests in Hong Kong.

China: 8 students killed in knife attack in Hubei province

September 03, 2019 1:15 pm

The incident happened at around 8:00 am on Monday at Chaoyangpo grade school in the town of Baiyangping at Enshi county at Hubei province, on the first day of the new academic year, according to the Global Times.

BEIJING PHOTOS

Hong Kong protests: Pro-democracy protesters defy tear gas

September 29, 2014 11:46 am

Police officers tried to negotiate with protesters camped out on a normally busy highway near the Hong Kong government headquarters.