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After snubbing India on border clash, Nepal faces reality-check as Beijing  encroaches its territory to construct roads in Tibet
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After snubbing India on border clash, Nepal faces reality-check as Beijing encroaches its territory to construct roads in Tibet

Nepal and India's relations have taken a turn decidedly for the worse, possibly for the first time since the ugly 2015 'blockade',

Why China’s habit of picking fights with India and other middle powers is not a smart strategy
World

Why China’s habit of picking fights with India and other middle powers is not a smart strategy

In bullying lesser powers, China is also shaping their strategic choices and forcing the nations into changing their external posture for a greater balancing manoeuvre.

China, Myanmar ink 33 deals to accelerate Belt and Road Initiative as Xi Jinping and Aung San Suu Kyi meet amid Rohingya backlash
World

China, Myanmar ink 33 deals to accelerate Belt and Road Initiative as Xi Jinping and Aung San Suu Kyi meet amid Rohingya backlash

Holding talks with Xi Jinping on the final day of his two-day visit, Suu Kyi slammed the western countries for criticising Myanmar over the handling of the Rohingya issue

'Concept wont apply to us': S Jaishankar dismisses speculation on India copying China's Belt and Road Initiative project
India

'Concept wont apply to us': S Jaishankar dismisses speculation on India copying China's Belt and Road Initiative project

External affairs minister S Jaishankar on Friday shot down speculations on whether India would copy China's Belt and Road Initiative.

Beijing opens Daxing International airport: Mega-hub with world's biggest terminal to sport customer-service robots, facial recognition check-ins
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Beijing opens Daxing International airport: Mega-hub with world's biggest terminal to sport customer-service robots, facial recognition check-ins

Daxing is Beijing's second international airport and has been built to take the pressure off the overcrowded Beijing Capital International Airport, which often sees capacity contraints leading to issues like flight delays.

UN Security Council agrees to extend political mission in Afghanistan after overcoming veto threat by China
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UN Security Council agrees to extend political mission in Afghanistan after overcoming veto threat by China

The United Nations Security Council unanimously agreed on Tuesday to extend a UN political mission in Afghanistan after last-minute talks.

China to invest $1 billion in development projects in Pakistan to boost bilateral ties, says Beijing's envoy to Islamabad
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China to invest $1 billion in development projects in Pakistan to boost bilateral ties, says Beijing's envoy to Islamabad

China is planning to invest $ one billion in development projects in Pakistan, Beijing's envoy in Islamabad has said, as the two all-weather allies seek to further boost bilateral ties.

Narendra Modi to visit Russia: Reviving New Delhi-Moscow ties key to containing China's hegemony in South Asia
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Narendra Modi to visit Russia: Reviving New Delhi-Moscow ties key to containing China's hegemony in South Asia

India prominently figures in Russia’s geopolitical schemes as part of Russia-India-China and the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.

AAI plans SAARC nations foray to expand business, hike revenue; govt looks to build influence in region
Business

AAI plans SAARC nations foray to expand business, hike revenue; govt looks to build influence in region

The AAI asked the ministry of civil aviation and ministry of external affairs to make this a part of the agenda whenever there are bilateral negotiations of India with these countries.

Sri Lanka signs deal with India, Japan to develop Colombo port; move may help India neutralise Chinese influence in island nation
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Sri Lanka signs deal with India, Japan to develop Colombo port; move may help India neutralise Chinese influence in island nation

Sri Lanka on Tuesday signed a deal with India and Japan to develop a deep-sea container terminal in the country that has seen increasing forays by China which has taken a strategic port on a 99-year lease that has worried New Delhi

China holds talks with Pakistan leadership to boost 'all-weather ties', signs deals to speed up projects under CPEC
World

China holds talks with Pakistan leadership to boost 'all-weather ties', signs deals to speed up projects under CPEC

Chinese vice-president Wang Qishan met Pakistan president Arif Alvi and Imran Khan on Sunday and agreed to speed up projects under the $60-billion CPEC.

India's election discourse may be dominated by Pakistan, but China's assertiveness in South Asia is the key challenge
World

India's election discourse may be dominated by Pakistan, but China's assertiveness in South Asia is the key challenge

The major challenge India faces and will continue to face in the foreseeable future comes from China’s growing assertiveness in South Asia.

India biggest recipient of funds from Asian Development Bank in 2018, will continue to get sovereign loans
Business

India biggest recipient of funds from Asian Development Bank in 2018, will continue to get sovereign loans

ADB committed $3 billion in sovereign loans to India in 2018, the highest level of assistance since sovereign operations began in the country in 1986.

As China and Russia strengthen economic, military relations, India must seek closer ties with US
World

As China and Russia strengthen economic, military relations, India must seek closer ties with US

Although there is no near-term possibility of Moscow and Beijing forming a military alliance, however Russia’s growing coordination and cooperation with China is not without consequences for India

China's Belt and Road Initiative a 'vision', committed to help realise its potential, says British finance minister
World

China's Belt and Road Initiative a 'vision', committed to help realise its potential, says British finance minister

Britain is eager to forge closer ties with Beijing. The world’s fifth-biggest economy will look to re-invent itself as a global trading nation after it leaves the European Union

At second Belt and Road Forum, Imran Khan pitches joint projects among BRI countries to combat climate change
World

At second Belt and Road Forum, Imran Khan pitches joint projects among BRI countries to combat climate change

The BRI is a multi-billion-dollar initiative launched by Chinese President Xi Jinping when he came to power in 2013. It aims to link Southeast Asia, Central Asia, the Gulf region, Africa and Europe with a network of land and sea routes

Rapid, disruptive advance of Chinese hard power on Xi Jinping’s watch has ended era of unquestioned US supremacy in Asia
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Rapid, disruptive advance of Chinese hard power on Xi Jinping’s watch has ended era of unquestioned US supremacy in Asia

Xi Jinping is also stepping up military pressure on Taiwan, Japan and India. Alongside a massive arsenal of missiles capable of striking Taiwan, Chinese naval and air forces conduct increasingly complex exercises that regularly encircle the self-governing island.

Amid criticism of China’s Belt and Road Initiative, Xi Jinping says project is ‘not an exclusive club’, vows to prevent debt risks
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Amid criticism of China’s Belt and Road Initiative, Xi Jinping says project is ‘not an exclusive club’, vows to prevent debt risks

China president Xi Jinping sought on Friday to ease growing concerns about his ambitious Belt and Road Initiative, vowing to prevent debt risks and saying his global infrastructure project 'is not an exclusive club'.

India's no-show at China's Belt Road Forum meet no surprise, but New Delhi must abandon over-cautious Beijing policy
World

India's no-show at China's Belt Road Forum meet no surprise, but New Delhi must abandon over-cautious Beijing policy

As expected, India is not going to be represented at this year's Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRFIC) that begins on Thursday in Beijing