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Congress Targets PM As China Blocks Move On Masood Azhar Again: Updates

NEW DELHI: China for the fourth time blocked a bid in the UN Security Council to designate Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed’s chief Masood Azhar as a “global terrorist” by putting a technical hold on the proposal on Wednesday, a move India termed as disappointing. The proposal to designate him under the 1267 Al Qaeda Sanctions Committee of the UN Security ... Read More »

Facebook Reportedly Builds Censorship Tool to Attain China Re-Entry

Facebook Inc has quietly developed a censorship tool that could persuade China to allow the world’s biggest social media network to re-enter the world’s second largest economy after a seven-year ban, the New York Times reported on Tuesday. Facebook developed the software, which suppresses posts from appearing in people’s news feeds in specific geographies, with the support of Chief Executive ... Read More »

‘Carbon emission in India grew by 5.2% in 2015’

While global carbon emission saw “almost no growth” last year, India’s emission grew by 5.2 per cent in 2015, says a study. Global carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels are projected to rise only slightly in 2016, marking three years of slowdown, said the study published in the journal Earth System Science Data . “This third year of almost no ... Read More »

China intervenes in Hong Kong legal system in boldest move yet

China’s parliament passed an interpretation of Hong Kong’s Basic Law on Monday that says lawmakers must swear allegiance to the city as part of China, Beijing’s most direct intervention in the territory’s legal and political system since the 1997 handover. The ruling is expected to bar two activist lawmakers from taking office in Hong Kong. The prospect of the ruling ... Read More »

‘Wearable robot’ might help paralytic patients regain ability to walk

BEIJING: Scientists have designed a wearable lower-limb robot exoskeleton that features natural knee movement to help stroke and spinal cord injury patients regain ability to walk and strengthen their muscles. Wearable “robot-assisted training” is quickly emerging as a method that helps improve gait rehabilitation. Now, researchers from Beihang University in China and Aalborg University in Denmark have designed a lower-limb ... Read More »

Asian Champions Trophy 2016: Irresistible India find rhythm and fluidity in 9-0 demolition of China

The Indian hockey team getting their play right in the opposition striking circle is a sight to behold, and against China on Tuesday, they did exactly that, nine times in 60 minutes! Though the pitch had become sluggish owing to incessant rain, India had enough firepower to dismantle China in their penultimate group match of the Asian Champions Trophy in ... Read More »