Thursday, January 27, 2022


Nepal, China announce revised height of Mt Everest

Nepal recalculates the height of Mount Everest at 8848.86 metres, the country's Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali announced.

China’s water war

China building a dam close to LAC in Arunachal Pradesh amounts to questioning India’s territorial integrity

China completes its first-ever docking in lunar orbit

The cargo capsule carrying lunar rocks and soil lifted off from the surface on Thursday, and docked with the orbiter on Sunday morning, the official Xinhua news agency said.

18 killed due to excessive level of poisonous gas in China’s coal mine

The accident took place on Friday evening when workers were dismantling equipment in the pit, trapping 24 workers underground.

Behind China’s bullying of Australia

Beijing is flexing its muscles to ensure the submission of Australia and break up the Australia-US alliance

China’s Chang’e-5 probe prepares to land on moon

The lander-ascender combination of the spacecraft separated from its orbiter-returner combination at around 4.40 a.m. on Monday (Beijing Time), Xinhua news agency quoted the China National Space Administration (CNSA) as saying.

Australia PM slams Chinese official’s ‘repugnant’ tweet

This did not go well with Australia, which in a sharp rebuke, said that the Chinese government should be totally ashamed of the 'truly offensive' post, The Sydney Morning Herald reported.

Xiaomi’s first-ever Redmi-branded smartwatch launched

It comes in varied dial colour options like elegant black, ink blue, and ivory white. Strap colour variants include elegant black, ink blue, ivory white, cherry blossom powder, and pine needle green.

China imposes anti-dumping measures on Australian wine

Wine exports to China hit a record A$1.3 billion (US$900 million) last year, according to Australian government data, making it the biggest market by value for Australia.

US grants TikTok 7-day extension for sale of its US biz

The US Department of Treasury on Wednesday said that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) allowed the one week extension, from November 27 to December 4

China firmly opposes India’s move to ban more of its apps

The banned applications, which include a few dating apps, were a threat to the "sovereignty and integrity of India", the Indian government said in a statement.

Foreign policy challenges for Biden

The new regime's success in repairing strained relationships is crucial for the US as well as the whole world order

China launches Moon probe to bring back lunar rocks

Crowds watched the launch from the beach on the tropical Chinese island, holding mobile phones aloft to film

China launches its first mission to return moon samples

Beijing: China on Tuesday launched a spacecraft to collect and return samples from the moon, the country's first attempt to retrieve samples from an extraterrestrial...

Biden’s win and Indo-US relations

He has promised to work with India in confronting challenges like climate change, global health and terrorism

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