Sunday, 23 January, 2022

Topic: Chinese

How Dongzhi spirit, Christmas-related exports are bringing cheer back in China

China acts as the biggest supplier of Christmas essentials globally. The Covid disruption has dampened the energy, but Dongzhi festival is bringing much-needed respite.

Chinese state-sponsored hackers targeted UIDAI, Times Group, report says

UIDAI networks were believed to have been breached during intrusions tracked between June and July. Data was exfiltrated from Times group between February and August.

Chinese Communist Party’s three-child policy won’t work. It doesn’t make economic sense

Xi Jinping has spoken about relying on homegrown talent to tackle the challenges in science and technology. The three-child policy intends to fix the issue of shrinking workforce.

Off The Cuff with Vijay Gokhale

The Chinese Communist Party has lot of factionalism and difference of opinion, it continues to draw lessons from the Tiananmen Square incident of 1989...

Off The Cuff with Shivshankar Menon

India should not risk leaning too much on one side of global politics, even as the centre of gravity shifts towards New Delhi. Ultimately,...

Chinese coaches inspired Gopichand to use heavy weight training to beat foreign players

In ‘The Gopichand Factor’, Abhijeet Kulkarni takes a deep dive into the coaching techniques & strategies that have aided the transformation of Indian badminton.

Chinese national, head of ‘unauthorised’ instant loan apps, arrested at Delhi airport

The Cyber Crime Police Station is probing as many as 27 cases of loans by alleged unauthorised loan apps and harassment of the borrowers by the companies.

Chinese national, 3 others arrested in Hyderabad ‘instant loan’ apps case

The accused had developed 11 Instant loan apps, offering loans to individuals and levying hefty penalties in case of defaults, police said.

ED arrests cryptocurrency trader in Rs 1,100 cr Chinese online betting scam

The ED said it conducted raids at the registered offices of some companies who were illegally running online betting apps on websites which are hosted from outside India.

Mike Pompeo says US colleges are ‘hooked on communist cash’

US Secretary of State Pompeo said the Chinese communist party is 'poisoning the well' of US higher education and called for 'rigorous' oversight of students & scholars from China.

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Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.


Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.