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  • China slaps more tariffs on $50 bn worth of US goods

    Tariffs for 545 items worth about $ 34 billion, including agricultural products, vehicles, etc will be effective from July 6, 2018, China’s Customs Tariffs commission said.

  • China slaps additional tariffs on $50 billion worth of US goods

    Beijing: In a tit-for-tat action, China today imposed additional duties on USD 50 billion worth of American products, a day after US President Donald Trump slapped a stiff 25 per cent tariff on Chinese goods worth similar amount, triggering a full-fledged trade war between the world’s two largest economies.

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    US President Donald Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs

    Washington: President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods as early as today, a move that could put his trade policies on a collision course with his push to rid the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons.

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    Now, lift sanction on pyongyang, says china

    Beijing : As US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un held their historic summit in Singapore on Tuesday, a wary China made out a case for lifting of UN sanctions against Pyongyang and highlighted its central role in working out a new peace mechanism for the Korean Peninsula.

  • Iranian President slams US for withdrawing from nuclear deal

    Qingdao (China) : Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday slammed the Trump administration for unilaterally dumping the Iran nuclear deal while complimented China, Russia and Europe for trying to protect it.

  • PM Narendra Modi departs for China to attend SCO Summit

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday morning departed for China’s Qingdao to attend the two-day long 18th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). On Friday, the Prime Minister posted a message regarding the summit on his official Facebook account.

  • Reincarnation of Dalai Lama should be chosen by Tibetans: US

    Washington : Tbetans should choose Buddhist lamas, including the Dalai Lama, as per their beliefs and without interference, the Trump administration has said in an apparent reference to China’s intervention.

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    Akshay Kumar-Bhumi Pednekar’s Toilet: Ek Prem Katha gets massive release in China

    A while back, it was reported that the Akshay Kumar-Bhumi Pednekar starrer ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha‘ would be hitting screens in China on June 8 and would be retitled as ‘Toilet Hero’. Now we hear that ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ will see a massive release in the Chinese market as it is being readied to hit a total of 4300 screens which is interestingly almost 50% more

  • How much gold can be mined in India?

    Officially, India mined just 1.61 tonnes of gold in India during 2017-18. That was essentially from primary sources. But ask geologists, and they will tell you that India should be mining a lot more gold. This is because the terrain from Australia to China has similar geological features. There is a lot of gold to be found there.

  • China approves first home made anti-HIV drug

    Beijing: China has approved the first domestically developed, long-acting injectable HIV drug Albuvirtide which could be a boon to tens of thousands of HIV/AIDS patients in the country, the official media reported. The drug, approved by the China Food and Drug Administration, can block the fusion of the virus and host cell membranes, interrupting the HIV life cycle in its earliest stage, state-run Global Times quoted a report from Science and Technology Daily.

  • 23 rescued, 11 dead in China mine blast

    Shenyang : Twenty-three workers have been rescued out of an iron-ore mine in China’s northeast Liaoning Province, which claimed eleven lives and wounded nine others, the officials confirmed on Wednesday.

  • Modi-Xi informal meeting: Equidistant from two super powers

    Just over a month ago Prime Minister Modi went to Wuhan for an informal bilateral two-day meeting with President Xi Jinping. This was supposedly at the invitation of the Chinese President. In fact Xi said to Modi that in his five years, he had moved out of the capital to meet a foreign leader only twice, and on both occasions it was to meet with the Indian Prime Minister. Many sceptical analysts

  • India’s Q4 GDP growth  hits 2-year high of 7.7% in Q4

    New Delhi : The Indian economy grew 7.7 per cent year-on-year during the January-March 2018 period, its quickest pace in nearly two years, helped by robust performance by manufacturing, construction and service sectors and good farm output, government data showed on Thursday.

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    US announces 25 percent tariffs on Chinese tech goods

    Washington: Days after a trade war between the two countries was averted, the United States on Tuesday announced 25 per cent tariff on USD 50 billion of tech goods imported from China, the White House said. The Donald Trump administration added that it would crack down on “illegal” Chinese trade practices by June 30.