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China supports India's patent waiver for Covid vaccine proposal

New Delhi/UNI: China on Monday voiced its support for waiving intellectual property protections for novel coronavirus vaccines to help developing nations suffering from the ongoing pandemic.

China now sending sub-standard oxygen concentrators to India: Report

New Delhi: China seems to be trying to make profit even at this hour when India is fighting the deadliest second wave of COVID-19 as Beijing is allegedly sending sub-standard Covid-19 related critical equipment to India.

China Ladakh aggression has brought India closer to US: Expert

New Delhi: A geo-political expert has said the recent aggression by China shown in the Himalayas has brought India closer to the US.

US-led Quad an effort to sow discord between China and regional nations

Continuing its criticism of the US-led Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, better known as Quad, Beijing has said it was opposed to any efforts to sow discord between regional countries and China.

Date for import of Covid-19 linked supplies extended amid surge in infections

New Delhi/IBS: The last date for import of Covid-related supplies from Chinaw, which expired on March 31 has been extended, the finance ministry said on Thursday.

US lawmaker welcomes India's decision to not allow Chinese telecom companies to conduct 5G trials

Washignton: A top US Lawmaker has welcomed India's decision to not allow Chinese telecom companies to conduct 5G trials in the nation, a move seen as a strong message sent to Beijing by New Delhi.

Fighting Chinese: India, Australia, France vow to create rules-based Indo-Pacific

London: India’s External Affairs Minister, Dr. S. Jaishankar, France’s Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, and Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator Marise Payne, met in London for the first India-France-Australia Trilateral Ministerial Dialogue on 4 May, on the sidelines of the G7 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting where they once again reiterated the commitment to advance shared values and working together to achieve a free, open, inclusive and rules-based Indo-Pacific.

US-UK stands on same ground on holding China accountable for Hong Kong, Xinjiang

UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab met US Secretary of State Antony Blinken recently when the two leaders discussed the issue of holding China to account on Xinjiang and Hong Kong.

Barring Chinese firms, Indian okays 5G Technology and Spectrum Trials

New Delhi: The Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Government of India, approved on Tuesday, permissions to Telecom Service Providers (TSPs) for conducting trials for use and applications of 5G technology. 

Chinese President Xi Jinping sends message to Modi, offers help in fight against pandemic

New Delhi/UNI: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday in a message to Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered to assist India in fighting the escalating new wave of COVID-19 pandemic.

Covid-19: Despite assurances of help, China suspends its cargo flights carrying critical medical supplies to India

Beijing/IBNS: China's state-run Sichuan Airlines has stopped all its cargo flights to India for the next 15 days, hurting the efforts of the private traders to source the oxygen concentrators and other medical supplies needed to treat the critical cases of COVID-19 even as China offered "support and assistance" to the country to battle the deadly-second wave of the infection, according to media reports.

India has stood firm on northern border with China: Rawat

New Delhi: Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on Thursday said India has stood firm on the northern border against China.

Sinopharm vaccine won’t be given to Lankans until safety aspect ensured, says health minister

Colombo: Sri Lankan Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi has said China’s Sinopharm vaccine will not be given to Sri Lankans until the safety aspect of the vaccine is ensured by the health authorities.

Would like to see disengagement in remaining areas of East Ladakh: India on standoff with China

New Delhi/IBNS: India on Thursday said it would like to see disengagement by Chinese troops in the remaining areas of Eastern Ladakh which would lead to restoration of peace with Beijing.

India, China to hold 11th round of talks in Chushul on Friday for further disengagement

New Delhi/UNI: India and China are likely to hold the eleventh round of top commanders' meeting on April 9 to further resolve the border tension in remaining areas of eastern Ladakh.