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‘Who got achche din,’ Rahul Gandhi takes swipe at PM Modi’s VVIP chopper, raises China issue – india news

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday raised the issue of India-China border standoff and questioned ‘achche din’ comparing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s VVIP choppers and the condition of Indian soldiers living in sub-zero conditions. Sharing a news report which later the Press Information Bureau claimed fake, Rahul Gandhi tweeted, “The jawans of the country are fighting PLA soldiers in extreme ...

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Sheep diplomacy amid pandemic: Mongolia sends China sheep via land bubble – world news

It is not quite the secure air bubble arrangements that governments worldwide are struggling to put in place for safe international travel in a pandemic, but China and Mongolia have implemented something similar over land – for 30000 sheep. Herds of 4000 of the promised 30000 sheep – from Mongolia to China – arrived in a northern China town earlier ...

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China preaches the material over the spiritual in Tibet – world news

Dzekyid, a 54-year-old barley farmer, presents himself as a role model for his neighbours and for the success of China’s efforts to tie economic development to social control in Tibet. Dzekyid’s well-built house in Jangdam village has a hall filled with Buddhist scriptures and Thangka paintings, and a row of prayer wheels for his religious 76-year-old father, Tenzin, to spin ...

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Xi Jinping rolls out vision for China in 2035, sparks buzz about his future role – world news

The four-day plenary of the Chinese Communist Party signed off on President Xi Jinping’s plan to put innovation at the heart of China’s modernisation drive to develop the country into a powerhouse riding on the strength of domestic spending and tech self-reliance. But it was the party’s unusual decision to outline its vision for 2035 that has renewed buzz around ...

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US Elections 2020: Did Trump manage to overhaul economic relationship with China ? – world news

President Donald Trump ran for office pledging to rewrite the US economic relationship with China, which he blamed for hollowing out America’s manufacturing base and impoverishing its workers. His four years in the White House have shown limited impact on the metrics he laid out. American companies cite much the same concerns — and the same growth objectives — with ...

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China focuses on building its own core tech as US curbs supply – world news

China said it needs to build its own core technology because it can’t rely on buying it from elsewhere, as the Communist Party laid out plans for greater economic self-sufficiency. Outlining details of its new five-year economic plan that elevates self-reliance in technology and innovation, senior party officials said Friday the nation would accelerate development of the kind of technology ...

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China tries to negotiate sweet deal to step back in Ladakh. India won’t bite – india news

Even as New Delhi awaits Beijing’s confirmation on a date for the eighth round of military-diplomatic level dialogue on disengagement in East Ladakh, HT learns that it has rejected the conditions posed by the People’s Liberation Army for the withdrawal of Chinese troops from the Finger 4 mountainous spur on the north banks of Pangong Tso. According to officials familiar ...

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China confirms details of new tech improved PLA living conditions at border – world news

China has made high-tech arrangements for People’s Liberation Army (PLA) frontline soldiers posted at high altitudes to promote the troops’ preparation for war, the defence ministry said on Thursday. Defence ministry spokesperson Colonel Wu Qian shared details about the new logistical arrangements for PLA border troops without naming India but the message is clear as it comes in the backdrop ...

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China building cloud computing centre in Tibet to serve South Asian countries – world news

A cloud computing centre in Tibet’s Lhasa is set to become China’s gateway to collect data from South Asian countries like Pakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh by 2021, an official media report said on Thursday, adding that once completed, the hub will meet the data storage needs of client countries. The ambitious but the fairly low-key project will provide remote services ...

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What Mike Pompeo’s attack on China tells us about India’s new approach – india news

Chinese diplomats in New Delhi and Beijing went on overdrive on Wednesday, launching sharp counterattacks on the United States after secretary of state Mike Pompeo promised to support India in its confrontation with China after the India-US 2+2 strategic dialogue. “The US will stand with the people of India as they confront threats to their sovereignty and to their liberty,” ...

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