Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicChinese embassy

Topic: Chinese embassy

Passover gift from Chinese Embassy to Israeli minister bugged, says report

A thermal mug was carrying a suspected listening device, says Israel; China dismisses this as ‘baseless rumours’.

Left leaders attend Chinese embassy event to mark CCP centenary, draw criticism from BJP

On 27 July, CPI(M)’s Sitaram Yechury, CPI’s D Raja and DMK MP S Senthilkumar among others attended and addressed an online seminar to celebrate 100 years of the Chinese Community Party.

Indian missions take precautions in staff hiring, says MEA after Shanghai ‘infiltration’ report

Chinese embassy in India calls infiltration report ridiculous, arising out of an 'ideological confrontation'.

China warns it may detain Americans if US didn’t stop prosecuting Chinese scholars

According to a Wall Street Journal report, China has sent repeated warnings through multiple channels, including the US Embassy.

‘Indian troops violated the consensus’ — China claims India ‘trespassed’ LAC

Chinese embassy spokesperson blames India for carrying out ‘provocative military movements to change the status quo’ at the LAC in eastern Ladakh.

News portal says Chinese embassy warned it of ‘consequences’ over video comparing Xi to Hitler

Strat News Global founder Nitin Gokhale says he received a call from a Chinese embassy official, asking for the video to be deleted and warned there would consequences otherwise.

Years of criminal, covert activity behind closure of Chinese consulate in Houston, says US

FBI currently has about 2,000 active cases related to Chinese counterintelligence operations in US. Officials say the Houston consulate represents just the 'tip of the iceberg'.

Banning apps violates WTO rules, will affect employment of Indians: Chinese embassy

Ji Rong, spokesperson, embassy of China, says the move goes against international trade and e-commerce, & is not conducive to consumer interests and market competition in India.

China decides to evacuate its citizens from India amid rise in Covid-19 cases

The move to evacuate its citizens comes in the wake of India emerging as the 10th worst-hit country by the deadly virus, which has infected nearly 1.40 lakh people in India.

A Chinese diplomat in Pakistan is setting Twitter on fire with his brashness

Lijian Zhao not only parrots Beijing’s official position on diplomatic issues on Twitter, but also Islamabad’s – and with even more gusto.

On Camera

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Representational image | Indian Navy/Facebook

Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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