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  World   Asia  13 Jun 2019

World, Asia, 13 Jun 2019

Xi to visit India for informal summit with Modi: MEA

In April last year, Modi and Xi had met in Wuhan for an informal summit in order to deepen bilateral cooperation.

13 Jun 2019 8:02 PM

Pak must take 'concrete action' against terrorism for peace talks: Modi tells Xi

Prime Minister Modi met President Xi on the sidelines of the SCO Summit.

13 Jun 2019 7:18 PM

Hong Kong police use tougher tactics against protesters

The violence left 79 people injured, Hong Kong's Hospital Authority said. Police said 22 officers were among the injured.

13 Jun 2019 5:58 PM

'Don't drink and fly drones,' say Japanese MPs

Drunkenly flying a drone weighing more than 200 grams (seven ounces) could also result in a fine of up to 300,000 yen (USD 2,750).

13 Jun 2019 3:01 PM

Chinese govt has destroyed graveyard of Uighur community: Historian

‘Chinese government has now destroyed central Uyghur graveyard in Khotan. It was also the site of several sacred shrines,’ Rian Thum said.

13 Jun 2019 2:12 PM


Congestion didn't kill climbers on Mount Everest: Nepal

Nepal's DoT faced a lot of criticism for issuing permit in excess to climbers.

13 Jun 2019 2:08 PM

Hong Kong shuts govt offices after violence ensues in protests over extradition bill

Hong Kong's China-backed Chief Executive Carrie Lam condemned the violence late on Wednesday and urged a swift restoration of order.

13 Jun 2019 1:46 PM

PM Modi to begin bilateral visit to Kyrgyzstan on Friday, says Indian envoy

Later in the evening, the Prime Minister will hold a bilateral meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.

13 Jun 2019 1:32 PM

Hong Kong Legislative Council has 'no time set aside' for debate on extradition law

Thousands of people filled streets in Hong Kong in recent days to oppose proposed legislation.

13 Jun 2019 1:25 PM

China's tech fair where you can hit Trump's bobblehead, gets shut down

The three-day trade show opened on Tuesday under the shadow of the escalating trade war.

13 Jun 2019 1:11 PM