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Thursday, Aug 13, 2020
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Aug 05, 2020 13:57
The two NASA astronauts brought back to Earth on Sunday said they felt they were inside the belly of a beast as it careened into the atmosphere at 17,500 mph. read more
Jul 31, 2020 06:50
The US had recently ordered China to close its Consulate General in Houston. In retaliation, China ordered US to close its diplomatic facility in Chengdu. read more
Jul 28, 2020 08:56
The US flag at the consulate was lowered at dawn. A large number of police personnel were deployed around the mission with the roads leading to it cordoned off. The Chinese foreign ministry said the Chengdu consulate closed at 10am local time. read more
Jul 24, 2020 13:27
Opened in 1985, the US Chengdu consular district’s jurisdiction, according to the consulate website is “…made up of the Provinces of Sichuan, Yunnan, and Guizhou, as well as the Tibet Autonomous Region and Chongqing City Municipality.” read more
Jul 24, 2020 08:01
This was the first major speech delivered by Pompeo after Washington’s surprise order this week for China to close its Houston consulate, where the US Secretary of State called for an end to ‘blind engagement’ with China. read more
Jul 23, 2020 19:04
The move came after Shiv Sena MP Rahul Shewale wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah apprising them about the alleged anti-India activities of Rehan Siddiqui, a US-based Pakistani, and Rakesh Kaushal and Darshan Mehta. read more
Jul 23, 2020 18:04
India and the US have sent a clear signal to China in the domain where it is vulnerable read more
Jul 23, 2020 14:37
At the interbank forex market, the domestic unit opened on a strong note at 74.65, but erased the gains and finally closed at 74.75, unchanged from its previous closing. read more
Jul 22, 2020 15:52
This dramatic development is sure to further sour the rapidly deteriorating bilateral ties with the two countries already at loggerheads. read more
Jul 22, 2020 15:24
China’s foreign ministry did not immediately reply to a request for comment, but at a media briefing earlier on Wednesday warned of possible retaliation over the US decision. read more
Jul 09, 2020 12:09
Differences in lung physiology and immune function in children may explain why they are more often spared from severe illness associated with COVID-19 than adults. read more
Jun 09, 2020 16:49
George Floyd died in Minneapolis on May 25 after white police officer Derek Chauvin handcuffed and pinned him to the ground, and knelt on his neck for more than eight minutes while the 46-year-old from Houston gasped for breath. read more
Jun 02, 2020 14:04
Widespread protests have raged all over the United States following George Floyd’s death on May 25, starting with Minneapolis. Protesters have attacked and vandalised stores as well as police property. read more
May 13, 2020 09:37
On the surface, Sopan is a successful journalist, comedian, and cultural commentator. read more
Apr 07, 2020 13:36
The visitors to Cairo usually pick up a cartouche, an ornate nameplate embellished with hieroglyph insignia as a souvenir, but Edgar Julian Remedios drew a short straw. read more