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China to host Asian Games in 2023 after COVID postponement
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China to host Asian Games in 2023 after COVID postponement

July 20, 2022

China will host the 2022 Asian Games in 2023, organisers said yesterday, after postponing the event in Hangzhou because of COVID. The Games will now be held in Hangzhou from Sept. 23 to Oct. 8, 2023, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said. The event was originally scheduled to be held in September this year,…

Plane carrying 133 crashes in China; casualties unknown
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Plane carrying 133 crashes in China; casualties unknown

March 21, 2022

Beijing: China Eastern passenger jet carrying 133 people has crashed in southwest China with an unknown number of casualties, state broadcaster CCTV reported today.  The Boeing 737 plane crashed near Wuzhou city, Guangxi region and “caused a mountain fire”, CCTV said, adding that rescue teams were dispatched to the scene. It is unknown how many…

A Chinese Memory Revived
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A Chinese Memory Revived

May 17, 2021

By Girija Madhavan Browsing through the internet, a photo from a bygone era  caught my eye: Pandit Nehru with Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai, also called Chou Enlai [1898-1976]. His chiselled features and thick, black eyebrows, brought back memories of seeing him long ago, in person in Beijing [known as Peking earlier]. My husband, A. Madhavan…

Vande Bharat beats China, Covid
Columns, Point of View

Vande Bharat beats China, Covid

August 4, 2020

By T.J.S. George India’s view of, and dealings with, China are becoming curiouser and curiouser. Suddenly we are told that dozens of Chinese apps have been banned. Reasons cited include security and privacy. How come these became issues only now? For long China, like all other topics, has been a provider of opportunities for our…

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Govt. forms Task Force to attract MNCs leaving China

May 13, 2020

Bengaluru: With many Multi-National Companies (MNCs) opting to leave China following the outbreak of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, the Karnataka Government has wasted no time in constituting an Investment Promotion Task Force to attract companies and manufacturers leaving China. Large and Medium Scale Industries Minister Jagadish Shettar had held a meeting in this regard a…

Misinformation virus (Coronavirus)
Columns, In Black & White

Misinformation virus (Coronavirus)

February 8, 2020

As we stepped into the New Year, we were welcomed by a new strain of Coronavirus (CoV). A virus named so because the protein spikes around the virus makes it look like a crown and in Latin corona means crown. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from common cold to…

The demon called Coronavirus
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

The demon called Coronavirus

February 3, 2020

The demon will soon be defeated “World Health Organization (WHO) does not recommend evacuation of  foreign nationals, and called on the international community to remain calm and not overreact. WHO is confident in China’s epidemic prevention and control ability.” The epidemic is a demon, and we cannot let this demon hide,” says the Chinese President…

Cornavirus eclipses Lunar New Year holiday in China
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Cornavirus eclipses Lunar New Year holiday in China

January 24, 2020

Beijing: The death toll in China’s viral outbreak of the Cornavirus has risen to 25 with the number of confirmed cases leaping to 830, the government said on Friday.  The respiratory virus emerged from a seafood and animal market in the central city of Wuhan which has a population of 11 million. Cases have been…

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