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Good News from India

 

India, Myanmar Sign Seven Agreements. India and Myanmar today signed seven agreements including one on land border crossing as External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj discussed with the top leadership here issues related to peace and security and developments in the Rakhine State from where thousands of Rohingya Muslims had fled to Bangladesh after violence last year.

11 May 2018

 

India to Beat Japan This Year in Electricity Capacity.  With a rapid roll-out of coal generation, India is all set to overtake Japan and to have Asia’s second-largest power capacity, data show. Fuelled by a rapid rollout of coal-fired power generation, India will have a power capacity of 363.32 gigawatts in 2018.

26 May 2018

 

National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy to Cut Cost of Renewables. Indian Government recently unveiled National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy to help meet the target of 175 GW renewable energy capacity by 2022. The cost reduction would be enabled by optimal utilisation of assets, where wind turbines and solar systems will be configured at the same grid connection points.

27 May 2018

 

Good News from China

 

Xiaomi to Sell Smartphones in UK through Three.  The Smartphone maker Xiaomi will begin selling its smartphones in the UK under a partnership with Hutchinson’s Three as “China’s Apple” turns its attention to the west.

3 May 2018

 

China Launches Satellite to Explore Far Side of the Moon.  China launched a relay satellite early on Monday designed to establish a communication link between earth and a planned lunar probe that will explore the dark side of the moon.

20 May 2018

 

China’s Box Office Recently Beat the US.  China’s box office takings surpassed the U.S. in the beginning of the year and that’s setting the Chinese film industry up for a “Hollywood moment”. Box office revenues in China beat numbers out of North America of $2.85 billion, in the first three months of this year, totaling 20.2 billion yuan (around $3.17 billion).

24 May 2018