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China Vows No Concession On Taiwan After Biden Promises To Protect The Island

Oct 22, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin reasserted China's longstanding claim that the island is its territory at a daily briefing after Biden made his comment a day before.

China Vows No Concession On Taiwan After Biden Promises To Protect The Island

Oct 22, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin reasserted China's longstanding claim that the island is its territory at a daily briefing after Biden made his comment a day before.


Famed Chinese Pianist Li Yundi Named In Prostitution Case

Li Yundi 39, began playing piano as a small child and studied in China and Germany before becoming the youngest winner of the International Chopin Piano Competition in 2000 at age 18.

US 'Committed' To Defend Taiwan If Attacked By China: Joe Biden

Oct 22, 2021 Deutsche Welle

The US president says the United States has a 'commitment' to protect Taiwan as China continues to impose its sovereignty on the island.


Farooq Abdullah Accuses BJP Of Spreading ‘Hate’ In Jammu For UP Elections

The sitting Parliamentarian from Srinagar constituency and NC president Farooq Abdullah accused BJP of spreading ‘hate’ in Jammu in order to win the upcoming UP Assembly elections.

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21 October, 2021

Arunachal Sector: India Boosts Firepower Along LAC To Counter Chinese Aggression

Outlook Web Desk

India has deployed upgraded L70 anti-aircraft guns in forward areas along the LAC in addition to its existing Swedish Bofors guns and M-777 howitzers that were inducted just months back.


20 October, 2021

Rupee Climbs 47 Paise To Close At Nearly Two-Week High Of 74.88 Against Dollar

Outlook Business Team

The local currency opened at 75.10 against the dollar compared to Tuesday's close at 75.35 against the greenback. The rupee oscillated between 74.83 to 75.13 against the dollar during trade today. The currency market was closed on Tuesday on account of ‘Id-E-Milad’.


19 October, 2021

Students For A Free Tibet Demand Boycott of 2022 Beijing Olympic Games

Outlook Web Bureau

The protesters stated the protest was aimed at sending a clear message to international organisations and governments to implement targeted sanctions against China. It further demanded that countries boycott the Beijing Olympics.


19 October, 2021

China Has Increased Activities At 'In-Depth' Areas Near Arunachal: Eastern Army Commander

Outlook Web Desk

'The annual training exercise that the PLA carries out there has seen some increase in the level of activities in the depth areas,' Lt Gen Manoj Pande said. India is prepared for any security challenges, he added.


18 October, 2021

China Claims To Have Tested 'Hypersonic Vehicles', Not Missiles

Outlook Web Desk

The leading British newspaper had earlier stated that China had conducted ‘hypersonic missile’ test in August this year.


18 October, 2021

China Records Economic Slowdown Amid Covid-19 Crisis, Housing Slump

Outlook Web Desk

China's CGP has registered a steady decline in the past three quarters. In the third quarter (Q3), it grew 4.9 per cent year on year, slower than the growth of 18.3 per cent in Q1 and 7.9 per cent in Q2.


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17 October, 2021

Pakistan Blacklists Chinese Firm For ‘Forged’ Documents; Keeps Company’s Name Undisclosed

Outlook Web Desk

The Chinese firm was blacklisted by the Pakistan's National Transm­ission and Despatch Company (NTDC) for submitting forged documents to the department concerned during the bidding of a project, the report said.


16 October, 2021

China Crackdown On Apple Store Hits Holy Book Apps, Audible

Associated Press (AP)

Audible said Friday that it removed its app from the Apple store in mainland China last month “due to permit requirements.”


16 October, 2021

China Kick Starts Its Six Month Space Mission With Shenzhou-13 Spacecraft

Associated Press (AP)

China's military-run space programme plans to send multiple crews to the station over the next two years to make it fully functional.


16 October, 2021

UN Extends Its Political Mission In Haiti After US-China Row

Associated Press (AP)

Haiti is one of just 15 countries -- and the second largest in population -- that continue to recognise self-ruling democratic Taiwan which China claims as part of its own territory.


15 October, 2021

Hong Kong Seizes Smuggled Australian Lobsters Amid China Ban

Associated Press (AP)

Hong Kong authorities said at a news conference Friday that its customs and Chinese law enforcement agencies confiscated about 5,300 kilograms (11,650 pounds) of lobsters and arrested 13 people.


15 October, 2021

India Wary As China Signs Pact With Bhutan To Resolve Border Dispute

Seema Guha

In a virtual signing ceremony on Thursday, China and Bhutan on Thursday agreed on a three-step roadmap to resolve the border issue.


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14 October, 2021

LinkedIn To Shut Down In China

Outlook Business Team

It now joins the league of social networking platforms like Twitter and Facebook which were blocked back in 2009. Alphabet-owned Google exited the country in 2010.


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Members of the Muslim community conduct Friday prayers in an open site amid heavy police presence, during protests by residents and members of various pro-Hindu organisations, at Sector 12 area, in Gurugram.

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Bihar Governor Fagu Chauhan presents a memonto to President Ram Nath Kovind at Raj Bhawan, in Patna.

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A worker arranges lanterns at a shop ahead of the Diwali festival, in Thane.

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A security person stands guard near the venue of Union Home Minister Amit Shah's scheduled public meeting, in Jammu.

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Workers weigh groundnut at Khetiwadi Utpann Bazar Samiti yard at Bedi in Rajkot.

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