Tag Archives: China

Second ‘Great Wall’ of China Can Cause Ecological Disasters

China’s second great wall, a vast seawall covering more than half of the country’s mainland coastline, may be a foundation for economic growth but it can also result in ecological disasters that can extend beyond China, says a study. One of the study authors Jianguo “Jack” Liu from Michigan State University said, “These coastal areas are a perfect example of ...

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Upcoming: World’s Fastest Supercomputers by US

The US government seems to be upset for not having the most powerful system in the world. The US Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz on Friday declared two awards worth $425 million to build two supercomputers three times faster than China’s Tianhe-2, as well as research extreme scale supercomputing technologies. The US government will invest $325 million to build "Summit" ...

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China’s Electric Planes to Beat Market

China is getting prepared to put its indigenously developed two-seater electric plane into mass production, media reported on Friday. Huge markets are expected for the versatile, eco-friendly plane RX1E, according to a report in the China Daily. "The RX1E is scheduled to receive its airworthiness certificate from the Civil Aviation Administration of China before the end of this year, with ...

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Prime Minister Modi Meets Top Military Officers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met top military officers on Friday for the first time at the defence ministry War Room while the border tension continues with both China and Pakistan. The Combined Commanders’ Conference is the first meeting of the prime minister with all top commanders, including the three service chiefs and the topic of discussions are supposed to be ...

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‘No One Can Give A Warning to India,’ says Home Minister

After China objected India on building 2,000 km long road along the border in Arunachal Pradesh, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that no one can give a warning to India. Singh said, "No one can give a warning to India. India is a powerful nation now." He said on the sidelines of the 30th Raising Day ceremony of ...

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Gigantic World Telescope: India Joins US, Canada, Japan and China in Space Project

When it comes to space, India never lagged behind and riding high on its recent successful Mars mission “Mangalyaan”, moved forward to join the global club of five nations to build the ambitious next-generation Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) with an estimated cost of $1.47 billion (Rs.14,300 crore). Joining other big four nations — the US, Canada, Japan and China — ...

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Samajwadi Party alleges ‘PM Not Concerned About Poor’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not concerned about poor and is only focused on capitalists, alleged Samajwadi Party on Thursday. On a three-day-long ninth national convention of the Samajwadi Party, leader Shivpal Singh Yadav said, "The prime minister’s work is to serve the people of the country but the present prime minister when touring US or Japan, talks about trade ...

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj holds her first detailed discussions with her Chinese counterpart Foreign Minister Wang Yi in New Delhi

Opening remarks by Official Spokesperson on talks between Indian and Chinese Foreign Ministers on June 08, 2014: External Affairs Minister Smt. Sushma Swaraj has just had her first detailed discussions with her Chinese counterpart Foreign Minister Wang Yi. Foreign Minister Wang Yi is here in New Delhi as the Special Envoy of the President of China. These talks come in ...

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India, China to resume joint military exercises

India and china have decided to resume joint military exercises to repose faith in each other’s defence preparedness. Ironically, the move came at a time when India and Pakistan were turning belligerent with killings of soldiers on both sides in small skirmishes. The first two rounds of joint military exercises were held in 2007 in Kunming, Yunnan region of China ...

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India, China face worst consequences of asbestos use: experts

By Sujeet Rajan NEW YORK: India and China are headed for “an absolute catastrophe of death and disease” because of likely massive jump in asbestos-related diseases in the coming decades, says a report written by Pulitzer winning journalist Gary Cohn. Citing numerous scientific studies and two of the world’s most prominent experts on public health and asbestos exposure, Cohn, writes ...

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Rockchip’s Android ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ tablets coming soon

China’s Fuzhou Rockchip is coming out with the latest Android 4.0-based tablets just a couple of days after the release of the source code. Rockchip Electronics is going to update its tablets with RK2918 chips for the Google’s Ice Cream Sandwich by the first week of December. The RK2918 capacity has gained great popularity in the domestic tablet manufacturer industry, ...

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Post-shut up episode: Will Modi speak for India in China this month?

By Sridhar Narsing When Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi visits China this month, he will have to clear his conscience that the firm HUAWEI, China’s biggest telecom company, investing hugely in Gujarat, did not portray three controversial regions of India as foreign pockets. While China will bend its rules like Beckham with an eye on Modi’s proposal to develop a ...

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Confidence levels dip among Venture Capitalists in Silicon Valley and China

The Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index for the third quarter of 2011, based on a September 2011 survey of 33 San Francisco Bay Area venture capitalists, registered 3.41 on a 5 point scale (with 5 indicating high confidence and 1 indicating low confidence). This quarter’s index dropped significantly from the previous quarter’s reading of 3.66 and marks the second ...

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Infosys China fosters JV with local Dalian Govt

Infosys Technologies (China) Co. Ltd has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dalian High-tech Zone (DHTZ) government, to establish a branch in DHTZ to focus on software development and outsourcing business in the region. Infosys Technologies (China) Co. and DHTZ will jointly work towards fostering development and innovation in the Dalian High-tech industry, and establishing Dalian High-tech Park ...

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Forget iPhone 4S, here’s ‘iPhone 5’ on sale in China

As Apple disappointed iPhone 5 enthusiasts, Chinese grey market has come out with its own version of iPhone 5 which is on “sale” and the price tag is merely $50, making it one of the cheapest smartphones. Officials have swooped down on a mall in Shanghai and seized fake iPhone 5 devices on Wednesday, which were reportedly 90 percent replicas ...

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