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‘China Using People's Armed Forces Maritime Militia To Expand Control Over South China Sea’

May 26, 2021 Sanjay Kumar

Carl Schuster, an expert on maritime issues speaks to Outlook about China’s growing naval assertiveness across the Indo-Pacific.

Is China Sending Out Mixed Signals To India?

May 01, 2021 Seema Guha

China offers help on one hand but arranges a SAARC meet minus India on the pandemic on the other

Chinese President Xi Jinping Offers Help To Fight India's Covid Crisis, Writes To PM Modi

Chinese President Xi sent a message of sympathy to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the COVID-19 pandemic in India.

Xi Jinping, Kim Jong Un Share Messages Reaffirming China-North Korea Alliance

Mar 23, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

According to KCNA and China's Xinhua news agency, Xi in his own message to Kim described bilateral relations as a 'valuable asset' to both countries and vowed to make unspecified contributions to the peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula.

Top US, Chinese Diplomats Clash Publicly At First Face-To-Face Meeting Under Joe Biden

Antony Blinken said the Biden administration is united with its allies in pushing back against China's increasing authoritarianism and assertiveness at home and abroad.

26 February, 2021

Is India’s Truce With Neighbours Merely A Spring Thaw Or Will It Hold?

Seema Guha

For once, no one, not even the peaceniks on either side of the China or Pakistan border, is getting excited, considering the disappointments of past such efforts.

23 February, 2021

Chinese President Xi Jinping May Visit India For Brics Summit

Outlook Web Bureau

The visit would come in the aftermath of the most serious border crisis between the neighbours in decades.

11 February, 2021

Wall Street Sees A Jump After Joe Biden Speaks With China's Xi Jinping

Associated Press (AP)

World stock indexes were mostly higher on Thursday after President Joe Biden held his first conversation with Chinese leader Xi Jinping since taking office.

23 January, 2021

Chinese Soldiers Are Going To Get 'Bumper' Salary Hike This Year

Outlook Web Bureau

The 'bumper' 40 per cent increase followed a number of sweeping reforms intended to transform the 'bloated People’s Liberation Army (PLA), into a more modern, nimble fighting force'.

15 January, 2021

China President Xi Jinping Writes Letter To Starbucks CEO, Requests To Help Repair US-China Ties

Associated Press (AP)

A letter from Xi to Schultz reported Friday by the official Xinhua News Agency was a rare direct communication from China's paramount leader to a foreign business figure.

05 January, 2021

Chinese President Xi Jinping Orders Military To Remain On High Alert, Step-Up Training

Associated Press (AP)

In his latest order to the military, Jinping has asked the Chinese military to train its officers and soldiers in realistic combat scenarios and conduct more emergency-response drills

31 December, 2020

China Completes Track-Laying For Sichuan-Tibet Railway Line Closea To Arunachal Pradesh


It will go through the southeast of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, one of the world's most geologically active areas.

18 November, 2020

Indian, Chinese Officials To Mull Modalities Of Xi’s Offer Over Vaccine


China will actively consider providing vaccines to BRICS countries, the Chinese President had said

17 November, 2020

Will Cooperate With India To Develop Covid-19 Vaccine: Chinese President Xi Jinping


In his speech at the BRICS summit, the Chinese President also urged the global community to uphold multilateralism

17 November, 2020

PM Modi To Attend BRICS Summit Today, Share Platform With Xi Jinping Again


The BRICS summit is taking place at a time two of the bloc's members, India and China, are locked in a bitter border standoff in eastern Ladakh for over six months

16 November, 2020

PM Modi To Attend Virtual BRICS Summit On Tuesday


Chinese President Xi Jinping is also expected to take part in the summit.

13 November, 2020

China Finally Congratulates Biden, Harris For Victory In US Presidential Election


Women hold half of the sky: China on victory of Harris as the first woman Vice President-elect.

12 November, 2020

PM Modi Co-Chairs ASEAN Summit Under The Dragon’s Shadow

Seema Guha

Both India and Vietnam, who co-chaired the meeting, have problems with China. A Free Trade pact is the elephant in the room

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A view of the Pir Panjal mountain range after the first snowfall of the season. The picture was captured by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on his way from Srinagar to Delhi. "Kashmir, the jewel in India's crown, is all...

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Home Minister Amit Shah addresses the inaugural session of 'National Conference on Delivering Democracy: Reviewing two decades of PM Narendra Modi as head of Government', in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Dadasaheb Phalke award winner, superstar Rajinikanth (L) along with his wife Latha Rajinikanth (R) in New Delhi.

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A potter makes clay earthen lamps for sale ahead of the Diwali festival, in Gurugram.

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A boatman rescues an elderly woman while she was drowning in the Yamuna River, in New Delhi.

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu