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Nepal Airlines comes up with options to get rid of six Chinese aircraft

Nepal Airlines has submitted four options to the Ministry of Tourism to get rid of the six inefficient Chinese aircraft in its fleet, five months after its board of directors unanimously decided to stop flying them as they were worsening its losses

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Chinese stopover in Nepal militarily significant and politically symbolic

Chinese State Councillor and Defence Minister Wei Fenghe on Sunday landed in Kathmandu for a daylong stopover during which he held a whirlwind of meetings with Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, also the defence minister, President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Nepal Army Chief Purna Chandra Thapa before flying straight to Pakistan in the evening

Chinese Defence Minister to arrive in Nepal Sunday

China’s Minister of National Defence and the first-ranked State Councillor, Wei Fenghe, is paying a one-day working visit to Nepal on Sunday

Chinese scientists claim coronavirus originated in India, Bangladesh

A team of researchers from China’s Shanghai Institute for Biological Sciences have claimed that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus existed in India and Bangladesh long before the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in Wuhan in December last year

With China in mind, Indian Navy enhances interoperability with friendly navies

Considering that Indian armed forces are presently preparing for war, the last quarter of 2020 has been quite eventful for the Indian Navy

Pakistan ships first fish cargo to China

Pakistan’s improved transshipment policy had resulted in the beginning of international transit activities on its ports, particularly Gwadar Port

China urges India to restore normal trade relations

Upset by India's latest ban on 43 Chinese mobile applications, China on Wednesday urged the government to restore the trade relations for mutual benefit

Decoding Mandarin: Now AI-based Mandarin-English translation systems for India-China border

An AI-based Mandarin-English speech recognition and translation system is helping Indian forces decode their Chinese adversaries in cross-border intelligence gathering, interceptions and other communication

Sri Lanka and China discuss consolidating ties

Sri Lankan Foreign Secretary Jayanath Colombage together with Chinese Vice Minister Luo Zhaohui chaired the 11th session of the diplomatic consultations between Sri Lanka and China virtually on 23 November 2020

India bans 43 more Chinese mobile apps over national security concerns

Continuing with its ban orders on Chinese apps, the Indian government on Tuesday blocked 43 new mobile apps, including shopping website AliExpress owned by e-commerce behemoth Alibaba

PLA's new tactic: Military storage bunkers spotted in Chinese village near Doklam

China's new villages close to the Line of Actual Control with India, meant ostensibly for settling civilians from far-flung areas close to the border, are part of a strategy to enhance its military infrastructure in the area, top Indian sources said

CPEC new ray of hope for irrigation project in Pakistan

Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) has intensified efforts for the inclusion of a key irrigation project in the second phase of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which experts believe could change fortunes of nearly a million people overnight

After Nepal PM Oli, Chinese envoy meets NCP co-chair Dahal

As tensions escalate in ruling Nepal Communist Party over undying differences between two factions, Chinese ambassador to Nepal has yet again expedited meetings with top leaders of the party

Golden development opportunities for Pakistan in China

AT the recent China International Import Expo (CIIE), a Chinese-speaking Pakistani jeweller, Aqeel Ahmed Chaudhry, was very happy because the sapphires and other jewels he exhibited attracted many Chinese businessmen

China rapidly upgrades, installs radars along LAC with India

China is upgrading and installing radars swiftly along the 3,488-km Line of Actual Control (LAC) even as it is engaged in talks with India to resolve the border dispute

China backs Pakistan hours after PM Modi blamed it for terrorism

Hours after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi blamed Pakistan for cross border terrorism, China came out supporting Islamabad’s “contribution to the international terrorism cause,”  Dawn reported

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