KJM Varma

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China recovers from coronavirus slump, posts 4.9% growth in Q3

Beijing: China's economy, which suffered a 6.8 per cent slump in the first quarter due to the coronavirus pandemic -- the worst in 44 yea...Read More

Poor disinfection blamed for virus cluster in Chinese city

Poor disinfection blamed for virus cluster in Chinese city

As of Thursday, the Qingdao city had collected and tested more than 10.4 million samples and had released more than 8.8 million results

China announces new rules for Muslims visiting Saudi Arabia for Haj

China announces new rules for Muslims visiting Saudi Arabia for Haj

There are 20 million Muslims in China, mostly Uyghurs - an ethnic group of Turkic origin - and Hui Muslims, who are of Chinese ethnic ori...Read More

Millions of Chinese take a break from the daily hustle and bustle

Millions of Chinese take a break from the daily hustle and bustle

This is the first major holiday season for the Chinese after the COVID-19 hit Wuhan and rest of the country in January this year before i...Read More

China nod to nasal spray for Covid-19

China nod to nasal spray for Covid-19

China has approved for trials its first nasal spray vaccine to combat the novel coronavirus that has claimed over 904,000 lives and infec...Read More

Xi  Jinping defends Communist Party

Xi Jinping defends Communist Party

Says China witnessed ‘earth-shaking changes’ under its leadership

China says ready to properly address differences with India

China says ready to properly address differences with India

China on Monday said it is ready to work with India to enhance political mutual trust, properly manage their differences and safeguard th...Read More

China gets strict on food wastage

China gets strict on food wastage

Xi earlier said that food wastage was shocking and distressing, and that it is necessary to further enhance public awareness of the issue...Read More

Chinese University sacks President Xi Jinping critic law professor

Chinese University sacks President Xi Jinping critic law professor

Xu Zhangrun, an outspoken Chinese law professor of the Tsinghua University, has been formally notified of his removal on Saturday, Hong K...Read More

US ends Hong Kong's special status; China says it will ‘definitely hit back’ with sanctions

US ends Hong Kong's special status; China says it will ‘definitely hit back’ with sanctions

President Trump has signed an executive order to end the preferential economic treatment for Hong Kong after China introduced a controver...Read More

Taiwan missile deal: China slaps sanctions on top US arms firm

Taiwan missile deal: China slaps sanctions on top US arms firm

"China firmly opposes US arms sales to Taiwan. We urge US to earnestly abide by the One-China principle, stop selling arms to Taiwan and ...Read More

May complicate Matters: China  

May complicate Matters: China  

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in eastern Ladakh, firing on all cylinders, within hours, a nonplussed China scrambled to put ...Read More

COVID-19: China Belt and Road Initiative project badly hit

COVID-19: China Belt and Road Initiative project badly hit

Majority of the projects under China's ambitious multi-billion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) are either adversely or partially af...Read More

Top Indian and Chinese military commanders discuss 'outstanding issues' and agree to 'cool down' border situation

Top Indian and Chinese military commanders discuss 'outstanding issues' and agree to 'cool down' border situation

Beijing: Top Chinese and Indian military commanders have discussed ‘‘outstanding issues’’ and agreed to take necessary measures to "cool ...Read More

Food delivery man is Beijing's coronavirus super spreader?

Food delivery man is Beijing's coronavirus super spreader?

According to health authorities in Beijing, the 47-year-old delivery man had been offering services across a wide area in the capital bet...Read More

Chinese commanding officer was among those killed in clash

Chinese commanding officer was among those killed in clash

China under pressure to disclose fatalities

Beijing tests more than two million people for coronavirus

Beijing tests more than two million people for coronavirus

PepsiCo suspends its operations in Beijing after some of its employees tested positive for coronavirus

China is evasive on damming of river

China is evasive on damming of river

Beijing: Parrying questions about the brutal attack carried out by its troops on the Indian soldiers with iron rods and spikes on June 15...Read More

People with face masks ride their 
motocycles during rush hour in Beijing.

China battles second wave of deadly coronavirus

Beijing cancels 1,255 domestic flights & ramps up tests

After violent face-off in Ladakh’s Galwan Valley, China plays the 'victim'

After violent face-off in Ladakh’s Galwan Valley, China plays the 'victim'

BEIJING: China seldom plays a victim, it did just that after the violent face-off in the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh.Almost suggestin...Read More

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