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Bus blast in northern Pakistan leaves 8, including 6 Chinese nationals, dead

Bus blast in northern Pakistan leaves 8, including 6 Chinese nationals, dead

Cause of blast not known yet Islamabad: At least eight persons were killed in a bus blast in northern Pakistan on Wednesday. Six of the deceased were Chinese nationals and one was a Pakistani soldier, according to sources. Government sources were quoted as saying that the bus fell into a deep ravine after the blast....

Zomato employees burn official T-shirts in protest against Chinese investment

A group of Zomato food delivery platform employees in Kolkata tore and burnt their official T-shirts on Saturday in protest against the killing of 20 Indian soldiers by the Chinese Army in Ladakh last week. During the protest at Behala, some of them claimed that they had quit their job as Zomato has a sizeable...

India’s new FDI norms irk China

India’s new norms for foreign direct investment from specific countries violate the WTO’s principle of non-discrimination and are against the general trend of free trade, a Chinese embassy spokesperson said on Monday. The official said the new policy introducing “additional barriers” was also against the consensus arrived at the G20 grouping to realise...

China adds 1,290 to its death tally for coronavirus epicentre Wuhan

China’s coronavirus epicentre Wuhan on Friday abruptly raised its death toll by 50 percent, saying many fatal cases were “mistakenly reported” or missed entirely in an admission that comes amid growing global doubts about Chinese transparency. The city government said in a social media posting that it had added 1,290 deaths to the tally in...