Tuesday, 17 May, 2022

Topic: Chinese

Hong Kong protesters target shopping malls, harass mainland Chinese

At least 14 people were detained for harassing Chinese shoppers, who local residents blamed for shortages and rise in prices.

World’s biggest banks sink to record lows as China pain spreads

Analysts predict that more of China’s roughly 4,000 small lenders will run into trouble and that bigger banks will be asked to play a role in shoring them up.

What you’re not eating is killing you

Studies such as the one published in Lancet recently suggesting that one could die if certain foods are avoided is problematic because such science is riddled with contradictory studies.

Imran Khan is being taken to court over his ‘love child’ by a former chief justice

Here’s what’s happening across the border: A former chief justice is taking Imran to court over his ‘love child’, and media pay mess has SC seething.

Step aside Arabic, now Mandarin is the new ‘English medium’ in Pakistan

I can speak Pashtu but I can’t write it, I pray in Arabic but I can’t speak it, my English and Urdu requires finesse. And now add Mandarin to the list.

One Chinese language to be taught as an optional subject in Punjab’s schools

CM Amarinder Singh says China is emerging as one of the most significant neighbours for India and there was a need for more Indians to know their language.

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.