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Dragon dance to celebrate upcoming Chinese farmers harvest festival

CHONGQING, Sept. 19, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Dragon dance performers take part in a parade at the Tongliang District in southwest Chinas Chongqing, Sept. 19, 2020. Dragon dance performances and other folk activities were held Saturday to celebrate the upcoming Chinese farmers harvest festival which falls on the Autumn Equinox each year.

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa listening to the latest report on the construction of Port City project in Colombo

COLOMBO, Sept. 18, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa (3rd R, front) and ministers listen to the latest report on the construction of the Port City project in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sept. 17, 2020. Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa Thursday called for the construction of a multi-billion-USD Port City project to be accelerated, saying it is a landmark in the island country and will be the main income generator for the future.Rajapaksa inspecting the Colombo Port City construction site, in the heart of capital Colombo, to mark the sixth anniversary since the project, jointly developed by the Sri Lankan government and Chinas CHEC Port City Colombo (Pvt) Ltd, was launched in 2014.

S Jaishankar meets Sergei Lavrov, Wang Yi in Moscow

MOSCOW, Sept. 11, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (C) and Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar in Moscow, Russia, on Sept. 10, 2020.

World in Photos : Aug. 28, 2020

SALFIT, AUG. 29, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli soldiers during a protest against the expansion of Jewish settlements and the Israeli annexation plan, in the village of Kifl Haris near the West Bank city of Salfit, on Aug. 28, 2020.

Tourists rest in a yard of a homestay in Xijingyu Village

TIANJIN, Aug. 22, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Tourists rest in a yard of a homestay in Xijingyu Village of Jizhou District, north Chinas Tianjin, Aug. 21, 2020. Over the past years, Xijingyu Village has been vigorously promoting rural tourism, characterized by homestay, agritainment and folk lifestyle photography. In 2019, tourism in Xijingyu Village contributed over 8 million yuan (about 1.2 million U.S. dollars), and villagers disposable income has reached 23,000 yuan per capita.

File photo of Dr. Dwarkanath Kotnis.

NEW DELHI, Aug. 18, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Undated file photo shows the portrait of Dr. Dwarkanath Kotnis. TO GO WITH Spotlight: How one Indian doctor and his followers cement friendship with China

Anti-China demonstration in Agartala

Vishwa Hindu Parishad activists stand on a poster of Chinese President Xi Jinping and Chinese flag during an anti-China demonstration in Agartala on Wednesday.

Protest against China at Karol Bagh in New Delhi

NEW DELHI, JUNE 22 (UNI):- Members of Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) burning posters of Chinese President Xi Jinping and Chinese Goods during a protest against China, at Karol Bagh in New Delhi on Monday

Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh pays floral tributes to Ladakh martyrs in Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH, JUNE 19 (UNI):- Mortal remains of the soldiers Sep Gurtej Singh (Mansa), Sep Gurbinder Singh (Sangrur) and Sep Ankush Thakur (Hamirpur) arrived at Chandigarh Air Force Stantion on way to their native places from Leh, on Friday.

Kolkatans demonstrate against China

KOLKATA, JUN 19 (UNI)- People protesting against China in Kolkata on Friday.

BSF soldiers guarding Indian troops moving to Galwan Valley in Ladakh on Srinagar-Leh national highway

BSF soldiers guarding Indian troops moving to Galwan Valley in Ladakh on  Srinagar-Leh national highway 

Indian Army convoy en route Galwan Valley in Ladakh

Indian Army convoy en route Galwan Valley in Ladakh 

Demonstrators reject Chinese products during protest in Patna

PATNA, JUNE 17 (UNI):-Demonstrators rejacting Chinese products during a protest against Chinas act at LAC, in Patna on Wednesday.

World in Photo : June 16 , 2020

HAIFA, June 17, 2020 (Xinhua) -- An Israeli laboratory worker shows a self-disinfecting, reusable protective face mask at the Technion (Israel Institute of Technology) in northern Israeli city of Haifa on June 15, 2020. Israeli researchers have developed an innovative coronavirus face mask which disinfects itself for multiple use, the Israel Institute of Technology (Technion) said. The mask, developed by Technion researchers, includes an internal layer of carbon fibers, which are homogeneously dispersed within the mask. The disinfection is based on heat produced in the carbon fiber layer using a low two-ampere current, from a standard source such as a portable charger, USB connection or cellular charger.

Xi Jinping learns about efforts to advance poverty alleviation in China's Wuzhong City

WUZHONG, June 9, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, learns about efforts to advance poverty alleviation in Hongde Village of Wuzhong City, northwest Chinas Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, June 8, 2020. Xi inspected Ningxia on Monday.