Major institutions such as the centers for disease control and prevention should intensify training for testing staff to ensure quality and standards of testing, and local governments should encourage the research, development and application of faster and accurate testing technologies and equipment, it said. … [Read more...] about Expanded COVID-19 testing to cover key groups
New Delhi: The Chinese are the latest to join the Indian automobile bandwagon and though their delayed entry has made it tough to gain a strong foothold, the changing times with a growing anti-China sentiment snowbowling into a major issue now might change the scenario for these moneyed enterprises.Chinese companies have been shopping around the world, and India’s large market size, infact the fifth largest passenger vehicle volume has caught their eye with a growth potential similar to their home market, now the largest in the world.There aren’t many Chinese automakers in India, but off late some have made an ambitious entry with massive investments lined-up. The car market dominated by Japanese and then led by the Korean show that Asian companies have a clear edge on the value-conscious Indian consumers.The MG Motor India owned by the SAIC, China’s largest PV maker and the second one in the league is Great Wall Motors or GWM, that is yet to start operations after … [Read more...] about ETAuto Opinion: Will ‘Anti-China’ sentiment spoil Sino automakers’ fortunes?
IMAGE: If an India-China war does break out, it will be in contravention of Sun Tzu's warning against lighting a fire when the situation is not critical.For on none of the three sides -- India, Bhutan and China -- is there an immediate crisis.Photograph: Keith Tsuji/Getty Images … [Read more...] about Doklam standoff: It is NOT China’s time to fight India
The English language Web site China Military Online -- an official People's Liberation Army news outlet -- quoted an expert to state that the J-20 has been urgently operationalised because of the threat posed by the US, Japan, South Korea and India. … [Read more...] about Why China deployed its latest jet fighter
By Col(Dr) Divakaran Padma Kumar Pillay Any war deserves to be judged twice. First for the reasons that led to the fighting and second, for the outcome of the conflict and its impact on the history of the nations involved. If there is one war that needs to be judged at this moment in time, it is the India-China war of 1962. After the war ended, popular narrative held that India, humiliated by the defeat of 1962, was incapable of taking on larger, and more aggressive China. India, then led by Prime Minister Nehru, seemed to have given in to placate the Chinese on every front — ranging from minor concessions to major territorial rights. Events leading to 1962 In 1952 Nehru had agreed to downgrade India’s representation in Tibet to consul-general. Two years later he agreed to withdraw the Indian Military posts. (It was during this hasty withdrawal that Maj BS Nagal, the Second in Command of 2nd Battalion of the Jat Regiment, and about eighty other army men lost their lives … [Read more...] about Cooperation not confrontation: Changing the rules of the China game