Tuesday, January 18, 2022


Why astronomy is the oldest science?

Initially a cosmic curiosity, the night sky was eventually decoded by ancient peoples, making astronomy one of (if not the) oldest science

iQOO U1x with Snapdragon 662 chipset to launch on Oct 21

In China, the iQOO brand is marketed by Vivo but in India, the two brands are independent of each other.

Twitter resolves geotag issue after showing J&K as part of China

"We became aware of this technical issue on Sunday, and understand and respect the sensitivities around it. The teams have worked swiftly to investigate and resolve the concerned geotag issue," a Twitter spokesperson said.

Trump calls COVID-19 as ‘artificial horrible situation’

Trump later said that the US had the 'greatest economy ever' before the COVID-19 outbreak hit the country further. He also termed the virus "as an artificial horrible situation".

Dragon’s devious plan

China is trying to use the festering border dispute as a pretext to meddle in India’s affairs and mislead the international community

China warns Canada against granting Hong Kongers sanctuary

The landmark decision makes it likely other Hong Kongers will be given sanctuary in Canada, which has emerged as a top destination for those fleeing Beijing's crackdown.

Stockpiles of unsold iron ore at mine-heads increasing: FIMI

At present the country requires around 165 million tonnes of iron ore as against production of 206 million tonnes

Japan protests to China for entering Japanese waters

The Japanese government says Japan has had ownership of the islands since the late 1890s under international law.

China to test entire city in ‘five days’ after six virus cases

China has extensive, quick test capabilities and the health commission said over 140,000 employees of "medical institutions, newly admitted patients and personnel" have already been tested in Qingdao

Canadian detained in China ‘relieved’ by virtual visit

Canada's ambassador to China Dominic Barton obtained "virtual consular access" to Spavor on Friday and Kovrig on Saturday.

Fine-tuning emission control

India has adopted a Climate Change Action Plan, but it does not have a clearly defined emission-control target

China has deployed 60K soldiers on India’s northern border: Pompeo

India is expanding bilateral cooperation with Japan, the US and Australia in the Indo-Pacific region.

‘Time has come to accept that talks won’t make China change its stance’

The India-China border dispute covers the 3,488-km-long Line of Actual Control (LAC). China claims Arunachal Pradesh as part of southern Tibet, while India contests it.

China joins WHO-led COVAX for fair access to Covid-19 vaccines

China said it joined the global initiative to make its vaccines a global good and make them available to developing countries on a priority.

China joins deal to get Covid-19 vaccine to poorer nations

The deal gives China, the country where the virus first emerged, a prominent role in the global effort to share vaccines with less-developed countries.

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