India overtakes China in corporate governance rankings

India overtakes China

Kolkata, Nov 29 (IANS) India has emerged as the leader in global developing markets for having the clearest and most comprehensive policies on corporate governance, according to a latest study. Scoring more than China, India is at par with Malaysia and Australia ranking 4th across 25 markets globally and is at the 2nd spot in […]

China to mass market electric plane

China to mass market electric plane

  Beijing, Nov 14 (IANS) China is set to soon put its indigenously developed two-seater electric plane into mass production, media reported Friday.Huge markets are expected for the versatile, eco-friendly plane RX1E, according to a report in the China Daily. “The RX1E is scheduled to receive its airworthiness certificate from the Civil Aviation Administration of China before […]

5.7 magnitude quake hits China

5.7 magnitude quake hits China

  Beijing, Nov 14 (IANS) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 on the Richter scale jolted the border areas of China it shares with Kyrghyzstan Friday, authorities said.The quake was largely felt in China’s Xinjiang Autonomous Region, Xinhua quoted the China Earthquake Networks Center as saying.There were no details about any casualties. Tweet

Australia, China ink $860 mn live cattle deal

Australia, China ink $860 mn live cattle deal

Sydney, Nov 7 (IANS) Australia is set to export one million live cattle to China each year in a deal worth more than 1 billion Australian dollars (860 million US dollars), a senior government minister announced Friday.“It’s a million cattle, worth 1 billion Australian dollars. The ink is not dry on the contract though,” Xinhua quoted […]

62 detained in China in social networking porn crackdown

62 detained in China in social networking porn crackdown

  Beijing, Sep 17 (IANS) Police in Beijing and Guangzhou have detained 62 suspects for using social networking services to organise prostitution or spread pornographic content, according to China’s anti-pornography authorities.Beijing police have busted four operations and captured 25 suspects for organising prostitution via microblogs and instant messaging services since a campaign against pornography began in […]

‘Retaliate to Pakistani constraints, counter China vis-a-vis Japan’

'Retaliate to Pakistani constraints, counter China vis-a-vis Japan'

New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) India should deploy counter-constraint policies against Pakistan since historic reconciliation is not a “credible possibility”, eminent diplomat Shyam Saran, former foreign secretary and chairman of the National Security Advisory Board, has said. In an indirect reference to Pakistan’s overtures to separatist leaders, which led to cancellation of foreign secretary-level talks […]

Medical tech sector, if supported, can compete with China’

New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) India’s medical technology sector can become a $50 billion industry in the next decade and compete with China in the global market provided industry and the government act together to boost domestic manufacturing, a top official has said . “It is essential that the sector exploits the cost advantage if it […]

China launches second HD earth observation satellite

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Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) China Tuesday launched its most advanced earth observation satellite, the Gaofen-2.The Gaofen-2, the country’s second high-definition satellite in orbit, was launched from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in north China’s Shanxi Province at 11.15 a.m., Xinhua reported.It was boosted by a Long March-4B carrier rocket. The Gaofen-2 is China’s most advanced high-definition earth […]

China: Bus crash in kills 11, including 8 children

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Beijing: Eleven people died, including eight children, in a school bus crash in China’s southern Hunan province, state media said on Friday, the latest in a string of traffic accidents that have fuelled public anger over unsafe transport for school children. The kindergarten bus is hauled out of the reservoir it crashed into in China. […]