IIT-M helps students work in industry while studying

Indian Institute of Technology Madras’ collaboration with a European Union initiative has created opportunities for students to work in industry even before graduating and gain experience and training that can lead to pre-placement opportunities. Continue Reading

One die due to pneumonia outbreak

Health authorities in central China reported the first death from a mysterious pneumonia outbreak that has been blamed on a new strain of virus from the same family as SARS. Continue Reading

Hong Kong steps up response to disease from China

Hong Kong authorities activated a newly created ‘serious response’ level as fears spread about a mysterious infectious disease that may have been brought back by visitors to a mainland Chinese city. Continue Reading

North Korea warns of grave economic challenge

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has warned top ruling party officials of the “grave situation” facing the nuclear-armed state’s economy and called for urgent corrective measures. Continue Reading

China slams Pompeo comment on VETO

China Monday hit back at the US for criticising its blocking of a UN Security Council resolution over civilian aid, accusing Washington of “politicising humanitarian issues.” Continue Reading

United States opposes draft resolution proposed by of China and Russia

The United States said that it opposes a draft resolution proposed by China and Russia that would terminate UN sanctions on key North Korean exports, calling the measure “premature” at a time when Pyongyang is threatening to conduct “an escalated provocation” and is refusing to meet with US officials to discuss denuclearisation.

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Kalki Bhagavan, wife missing?

Efforts are on by the Income-Tax (IT) department to trace Vijay Kumar alias Kalki Bhagavan and his wife in the tax evasion case. Continue Reading

China demands to lift tech curbs

China demanded Washington lift sanctions on Chinese tech companies and warned Wednesday it will ‘resolutely safeguard’ the country’s interests. The Ministry of Commerce criticised curbs imposed on sales of US technology to a group of Chinese companies as interference in the country’s affairs. Continue Reading