NBA star LeBron James, who is known to have a legion of supporters in China, along with a lucrative contract with Nike, which operates mainly in the Asian country, found fault with the Houston Rockets’ manager, who had earlier posted words of support for Hong Kong residents that had been protesting new legislation since June.
Authorities in Hanoi have yanked the license for the new animated film “Abominable,” due to a scene in which a map bearing Beijing’s Nine-Dash Line appears, which contradicts Vietnam’s territorial claims in the South China Sea.
New Delhi (Sputnik) People in the Indian national capital breathed the cleanest air in five years for a day, after the Dussehra festival when effigies of the mythological demon king Ravana are burnt across India.
New Delhi (Sputnik) Local media reported that the attack was carried out with an improvised explosive device (IED) that had been installed on a motorcycle parked near a police van.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The Indian states of Haryana and Maharashtra are set to witness legislative assembly elections on 23 October.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Alzheimer's Disease (AD) is a devastating neurodegenerative disorder affecting millions of people worldwide. In a clinical study, Indian researchers have found a causal relationship between 'good' glutathione levels and the probability of Alzheimer's disease onset.
New Delhi (Sputnik): On Tuesday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi revealed that Chinese President Xi Jinping, who recently visited the country for the 2nd Informal Summit between the two countries, mentioned the Bollywood flick “Dangal” based on the celebrated Indian wrestler Babita Phogat’s life.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The southern Indian city of Bengaluru, also known as the Silicon Valley of India, came to a standstill after the city’s notorious traffic had commuters stuck on the roads for hours.
New Delhi (Sputnik): More than two months after India revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, the ruling nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is hopeful its development agenda will bring back peace to the restive state.
New Delhi (Sputnik): While the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are in Pakistan on a week-long tour, it’s Kate Middleton's traditional outfits that are halting the social media traffic, with netizens gawking at her and drawing comparisons with Princess Diana’s style when she visited the country in 1996.
New Delhi (Sputnik): After knocking-out several players with his bowling talent on the cricket pitch, Indian pacer Irfan Pathan is set to roll into action with his debut on the big screen as a hero to start off a new inning.
New Delhi (Sputnik): As Chinese tech player Huawei is preparing to deploy the next generation of 5G networks, the company reasserted its previously proposed plan of entering into a “no backdoor” agreement with India to tackle the country's data privacy-related concerns.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The National Disaster Response Force of India recently rescued over 10,000 people from the state of Bihar's capital after it was hit with intense flooding for days. Hundreds of thousands of the state's residents are struggling to survive amid flood waters and unabated downpours.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Facebook-owned instant messaging app WhatsApp is expected to roll out its much-delayed payment service in India by the end of 2019.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The Federal Police of Germany gave a tip off to India’s apex probe agency – the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) – earlier this year about a pornography racket operating through social media, following an arrest for child pornography in that country.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Afghanistan had requested that India provide new parts and repairs to 11 grounded Mi-35 helicopters and seven transport aircraft in 2016. In December 2016, India supplied four Mi-25 attack helicopters and delivered two other attack choppers to the Afghan Air Force in May of this year.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for the Cultural Heritage Conservation programme recognised the efforts of private individuals and organisations that have successfully restored and conserved structures and heritage buildings’ value in the region.
New Delhi (Sputnik): India’s national carrier Air India on Tuesday was the world’s first to use a robotic tractor to ferry an aircraft with passengers from the parking bay to the runway.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Bigg Boss, an Indian reality show based on the format of Big Brother, a Dutch television series, is often embroiled in controversies.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The blast took place in Yulin’s urban district in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Tuesday morning. Three people were also reportedly injured, with two now in critical condition.