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India-China strategic rivalry expands to Russian Far East

The India-China rivalry has now pushed into the Russian Far East, where the Modi administration is planning significant investments in the energy and other sectors

After military disengagement in Ladakh, India and China move on political dialogue

After military disengagement from eastern Ladakh, India and China are set to engage in a political dialogue led by National Security Adviser Ajit Doval and China's state council and foreign minister Wang Yi

China's Galwan video showed Indian Army captain's bravery

China, in a video released on social media, showcased the bravery of an Indian Army officer during the Galwan Valley clashes in Eastern Ladakh

Pakistan softens terms to get Chinese loans for crucial rail project

After a delay of whole three years to kick start its most ambitious rail line project, Pakistan appears to soften its terms for getting $6 billion loans from China

India, China military talks on Saturday for further disengagement

Indian and Chinese military delegates will meet on Saturday for the tenth round of talks to discuss disengagement at other friction places at the Line of Actual Control, sources said

China honours five soldiers for Galwan clashes

For the first time, China on Friday honoured its four People's Liberation Army soldiers killed and one injured during clashes with Indian Army troops at Galwan Valley, Chinese state media said

Quad to oppose China's 'forceful attempts' in Indo-Pacific

China figured in the Quad ministerial meeting with the four foreign ministers concurring that Beijing’s  “forceful attempts” to change situation on the seas in the region should be strongly opposed, according to the Japanese Foreign Ministry

Nepal approves Sinopharm vaccines developed by China

The drug regulator in Nepal has granted emergency use approval to the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine developed by a Chinese state-owned pharmaceutical firm, reported The Kathmandu Post

43 Chinese firms to invest in Gwadar port in Pakistan; 200 more show interest

The first phase of the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) of the Gwadar port in Pakistan will see investment by 43 Chinese companies, reported The Express Tribune

To oust Chinese firm, India offers grant for power project in Northern Sri Lanka

Within a month after a Chinese firm won the bids to develop three renewable power projects in three northern islands in Sri Lanka, just 50 km off the Tamil Nadu coast, India has reportedly offered Sri Lanka $12 million grant to develop the power projects

Can Pakistan Railways stay on track with China waving red flag?

The Imran Khan government is struggling badly to keep Pakistan Railways on track after putting "all its eggs in the Chinese basket" and Beijing pulling the plug on financing various projects under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the flagship project of its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)

Indian Army uses drones, cameras to monitor Chinese troop pullback

Indian Army teams armed with drones and cameras are monitoring evacuation and dismantlement of military infrastructure by Chinese troops at Pangong Lake in Eastern Ladakh

With eye on China, India and Japan see strategic convergence in Northeast

With China as the elephant in the room, India-Japan strategic ties are moving to the next level

Chinese army vacating Finger 4 area of Pangong Lake, says India

The Chinese People's Liberation Army is finally vacating Finger 4 area on the northern bank of Pangong lake that it had occupied last year and changed the status quo on the Line of Actual Control with India

China-funded nephrology hospital completed in Sri Lanka

The construction of a China-funded National Nephrology Hospital in Polonnaruwa district of the north-central region of Sri Lanka has been completed, reported Newswire


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