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20 February, 2018 4:12 PM Mandarin not approved as official language in Pakistan, it was fake news

The Pakistani Senate on Monday approved a motion to declare Mandarin as one of the official languages of Pakistan. ISLAMABAD: News that the Pakistani Senate on Monday approved a motion to declare Mandarin as one of the official languages of Pakistan sparked furore online before it emerged that it was incorrect information. The misreporting began with a report 25

20 February, 2018 4:55 AM Sensex recovers 157 points, Nifty above 10,400-mark

Stocks staged a comeback in early trade with the BSE Sensex gaining over 157 points and the Nifty recapturing the 10,400-level on buying by investors in metal, capital goods, teck and IT stocks amid a mixed trend at other Asian Markets. The 30-share Sensex recovered by 157.24 points, or 0.46% , to 33,931.90 in opening trade. The index had lost 522.81 points 29

20 February, 2018 1:46 AM To enhance CPEC communication, Pakistan makes China's Mandarin an official language

India’s two neighbours – Pakistan and China – seem to have just got closer. After getting together on big-bang projects like China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the Pakistani Senate has a motion to declare Mandarin as one of the official languages of the country. The move is reportedly aimed at helping people connected with CPEC to communicate easily 29

18 February, 2018 4:40 PM Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko fumes after skier Anton Kushnir failed to qualify for Olympic final

Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko on Sunday accused judges of unfairly "throwing out" skier Anton Kushnir from the Olympic final, after rousing the country`s diplomats the night before to get them to complain to the IOC. Kushnir, the Belarusian gold medalist at the Sochi Olympic Games in 2014, shockingly failed to qualify in the freestyle aerials final 52

16 February, 2018 5:49 PM US will not allow China to 'coerce' nations in Asia, says Trump administration

China is involved in a widening maritime dispute with several Southeast Asian countries over islands in South China Sea Washington: The US will not allow China to "bully" or "coerce" nations in Asia, a senior Trump administration official has said, amidst Beijing flexing its muscles in the region. The Trump administration has made clear that the US wants 46

16 February, 2018 11:39 AM Xiaomi launches Mi LED Smart TV 4, the thinnest LED TV ever at Rs 39,999; here’s all you need to know

The 55 inch 4K smart TV measures a meagre 4.9mm at the thinnest point. Chinese device maker Xiaomi unveiled the Mi LED Smart TV 4 on February 14 at a price of Rs 39,999. The smart TV, which the company claims is the thinnest LED TV in the world, will go on sale for the first time in a Flash sale at 2 pm on February 22. Mi LED Smart TV 4 will go on sale for the first 40

16 February, 2018 11:32 AM China cracker blast claims 4 lives

Though banned in over 400 Chinese cities, fireworks are still a craze in the country. Four people were killed and five others wounded in a fireworks explosion in southwest China’s Yunnan province, local authorities said on Friday. The accident happened at a fireworks stall at about 11 p.m. on Thursday night in Tonghai County, the county information office 44

15 February, 2018 1:56 PM China slams Modi’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh

Says it will not help in ‘enabling conditions’ for border talks and better ties. China has slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday, saying it was not helpful in creating “enabling conditions” for boundary talks and improvement of Beijing-New Delhi ties. Xinhua news agency quoted foreign ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang 32

14 February, 2018 3:52 PM Six Indian boxers in final of Asian Games Test event

Meanwhile, four others settled for bronze medals to round off a reasonably good day for India in Jakarta. Jakarta: Six Indian boxers, including youth world champion Shashi Chopra (57kg), advanced to the finals while four others settled for bronze medals to round off a reasonably good day at the Asian Games Test event here. Shashi and Pavitra (60kg) advanced 22

14 February, 2018 7:17 AM Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 launched in India – Price, features and more

New Delhi: Chinese handset major Xiaomi launched the much anticipated Redmi Note 5 in India. The phone with bezel-less display with 18:9 aspect ratio has been upgraded in terms of design, camera and quality. The Redmi Note 5, claimed to be the thinnest Xiaomi phone comes in Lake Blue, Rose Gold, Black, and Gold colour variants. Featuring 5.99-inch display 51