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India Expels 3 Chinese Journalists, Including One Ex-JNUite

India has expelled three journalists of the Chinese official news agency, Xinhua, by not extending their visa, which is usually done without hassles unless the host country wants to send a signal of ill-feeling. One of the three journalists include a woman who studied at JNU before joining Xinhua. The journalists are — Wu Qiang bureau head in New Delhi, ...

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E-Visa in Return for Stapled Visa? Modi Move Puzzles Nation

Not merely Congress leader P. Chidambaram but the entire nation was taken aback when Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered e-visas to Chinese visitors unsolicited. Congress leader P Chidambaram called it a puzzling decision made by the BJP government despite the fact China still gives “stapled visas” to people from Jammu and Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh, caliming that these territories are ...

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Chinese ready to embrace yoga, ahead of Modi’s visit

The Chinese are taking to yoga in a big way, if what their officials here say are an indication. Of late, yoga has been gaining ground in China despite its traditional tai chi fitness practice. Even First Lady Peng Liyuan is said to be learning and practising yoga. More and more officials and their families in the Chinese embassy here ...

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India’s US Ambassador Jainshankar: The Man Behind US President Obama’s Republic Day Visit

Indian Ambassador to the US, Dr. S. Jaishankar has succeeded at what his predecessors failed in the past and every country he headed to became closer to India than before, heralding a new diplomatic triumph by India. Jaishankar was sent to Washington DC as the high-profile ambassador when his selection to be the Foreign Secretary of India was resisted back home ...

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