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The World Bank said it has “no indication” the funds were used for anything other than schooling.(Reuters Photo)

‘No indication China misused loan for Uighur schools’: World Bank

By Agence France-Presse | Washington
PUBLISHED ON AUG 30, 2019 09:55 AM IST
China’s treatment of the Uighurs -- a mostly Muslim, Turkic-speaking minority concentrated in the country’s tightly-controlled northwestern Xinjiang region -- has come under growing scrutiny.
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File photo of Nur Bekri, Chairman of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.(REUTERS)
File photo of Nur Bekri, Chairman of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.(REUTERS)

Top Uyghur official from Xinjiang arrested for taking bribes

By Sutirtho Patranobis | Beijing, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2019 07:44 PM IST
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A youth taking his sheep to a safer place in a Banana raft after their houses were submerged in flood water at Bura Bure in Morigaon district of Assam. (PTI Photo)
A youth taking his sheep to a safer place in a Banana raft after their houses were submerged in flood water at Bura Bure in Morigaon district of Assam. (PTI Photo)

Don’t rely on China for data on the Brahmaputra

By Aparna Roy
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2018 03:31 PM IST
Setting up of a national mission on river Brahmaputra would play a pivotal role in formulating and implementing key action plans on disaster management, hydrological data monitoring as well as infrastructure development.
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