• 03 March, 2024
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What Leads to a Pakistan Like Economic Crisis

By Prasenjit Deb Anyone who is around and aware of the Indian Sub-Continent knows that the last 3 years have been turbulent, to say the least, and no one can…

Protests in China – Xi Under Pressure

It’s all quite unheard of. Well, nearly. Protests spread across China into 14 provinces, lit by the governments ‘Zero Covid’ policy. At least so it seems. There’s a lot to…

By Dr Tara Kartha

China says positive progress’ made in facilitating return of stranded Indian students

Beijing, Jul 15 (PTI) China said on Friday that positive progress has been made in facilitating hundreds of Indian students stranded back home due to the COVID-19 visa restrictions to re-join…

Mandaviya to chair high-level review meeting on Friday over rising COVID-19 cases

New Delhi, Jun 22 (PTI) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya will on Friday chair a high-level review meeting with the core team of experts over increasing cases of COVID-19 in…

India’s economy recovered strongly despite 3 COVID waves, says US Treasury report

Washington, Jun 11 (PTI) The Indian economy has rebounded strongly despite three significant COVID-19 waves, the US Treasury has said in a report to Congress. India's acute second wave weighed…

Three doses of same or mixed jabs work equally well against Covid: Study

New Delhi, Jun 1 (PTI) Three doses of the same COVID-19 vaccine or a combination of different jabs work well in preventing infections, even against different variants, according to the…

Shanghai targets June COVID lockdown exit as China economy slumps

By Brenda Goh and Kevin Yao SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) -Shanghai set out plans on Monday for the end of a painful COVID-19 lockdown that has lasted more than six weeks, heavily…

Shanghai COVID Crisis – Political Spotlight on Key Xi Ally

If Shanghai Communist Party chief Li Qiang has been politically bruised by the city's struggle to tame a COVID-19 outbreak that has infuriated residents and caused severe economic damage, there…

By PTI and Chanakya Forum

Chaos at Apple supplier Quanta shows strains of Shanghai COVID lockdown

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Quanta Shanghai Manufacturing City would seem like an ideal site to implement China's "closed-loop" management system to prevent the spread of COVID that requires staff to live…

Hangzhou Asian Games postponed amid COVID surge in China: OCA

Tashkent/Beijing, May 6 (PTI) The Hangzhou Asian Games, which were scheduled to take place from September 10 to 25, were on Friday postponed indefinitely amid a recent surge in COVID-19…

Taiwan calls China’s COVID lockdowns ‘cruel’, says won’t follow its steps

TAIPEI (Reuters) - China's lockdowns to control the spread of COVID-19 are "cruel" and Taiwan will not follow suit, Premier Su Tseng-chang said on Sunday. Having controlled the pandemic with…

Indian students in Chinese universities relieved at Beijing announcement on their return to campus

New Delhi, Apr 30 (PTI) Indian students enrolled in Chinese universities heaved a sigh of relief with China announcing plans to allow the return of "some" of them who have…