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23 September, 2017 10:00 AM China says N Korean quake 'suspected explosion', South Korea says likely natural quake

China’s earthquake administration said on Saturday it had detected a magnitude 3.4 earthquake in North Korea that was a “suspected explosion�. The administration said in a statement on its website that the quake, which occurred around 0830 GMT, was recorded a depth of zero kilometres. Previous quakes from North Korea have indicated nuclear tests 16

22 September, 2017 10:07 PM China's snub to Pakistan at UN: Won't meddle in Kashmir, solve it with India

Beijing: Reiterating that the Kashmir issue must be resolved bilaterally by India and Pakistan through talks, China on Friday dismissed calls by a group of Islamic nations for implementation of a UN resolution on the dispute. On Pakistan's request, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) had again recently called for the implementation of a UN resolution 80

22 September, 2017 5:13 PM Bangladesh seeks help from India, China

Role of ASEAN, OIC critical in ensuring support for the Rohingya, says High Commission official India, China and Southeast Asian countries should help implement Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s five-point Rohingya solution proposals, said a Bangladesh High Commission source on Friday. “We are satisfied with the Indian position and hope that China and ASEAN 61

22 September, 2017 3:02 PM Sensex tanks 448 points on global sell-off, falling rupee

Stocks ended the week on a distinctly bearish note after the Sensex tanked 447 points — the biggest fall in over nine months - and the Nifty ended below the 10,000 level today as renewed geopolitical worries about North Korea rattled investors. The rupee hit near six-month low against the dollar in day trade which dampened the sentiment further 19

22 September, 2017 1:37 PM China Dismisses Outside Interference, Says Kashmir A 'Bilateral Issue' Between India, Pak

Beijing: China said today that the Kashmir issue should be resolved bilaterally by India and Pakistan, while dismissing calls by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation or OIC for the implementation of the UN resolution on the dispute. Asked about the contact group of the OIC calling for the implementation of the UN resolution on Kashmir, Chinese foreign 135

22 September, 2017 11:43 AM Amid New Sanctions, Trump Calls North Korea's Leader 'Madman' Whose Regime Will Face New Tests

President Trump lashed back Friday at North Korea's leader, calling Kim Jong Un a "madman" whose regime will be "tested like never before" amid new U. S-imposed financial sanctions. The latest economic pressures announced Thursday come as the Trump administration seeks to build international support for more aggressively confronting the rogue nation 153

22 September, 2017 10:07 AM Closing Bell: Sensex ends nearly 450 pts lower, Nifty breaches 10,000; midcaps tank

3:30 pm Market at Close: Equity benchmark indices witnessed a carnage on Friday, with the Sensex ending nearly 450 points lower, while the Nifty breached 10,000-mark, falling over 150 points. The Sensex closed down 447.60 points at 31922.44, while the Nifty ended lower by 157.50 points at 9964.40. The market breadth was negative as 524 shares advanced 25

22 September, 2017 7:06 AM China's Yuncheng Lake turns a vivid pink and green

Beijing: A salt lake in China's Shanxi province has turned pink and green attracting people from all across the country. The Yuncheng lake appears green on one side and pink on the other, Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday. According to authorities, the pink side contains a chemical called Dunaliella salina, which changes it from the original green 22

21 September, 2017 5:10 PM Countries using terrorism as instrument of state policy must be condemned: India

NEW DELHI: India on Thursday once again urged the world to act against countries sponsoring terrorism and said "the horror of terrorism continues to haunt global peace and security". "We must condemn efforts, including by States, to use religion to justify, sustain and sponsor terrorism against other countries," Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj 47

21 September, 2017 12:06 PM China restores 350 kmph commercial bullet train

To ply between Beijing and Shanghai; maximum speed restored after it was reduced to 300 kmph following the July 2011 disaster that killed 40 people. China on Thursday restored the maximum speed of bullet trains on the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway line to 350 kilometres per hour, making it the fastest commercially run train, six years after it reduced 27