China to set up 1,124 MW power project in PaK under CPEC

News: China will be setting up a Kohala hydropower project in Pakistan occupied Kashmir(PoK) under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Facts: Kohala hydropower project: It is a 1,124-megawatt power project to be built on the Jhelum river.It is intended to provide more than five billion units of clean and low-cost electricity annually for consumers in Pakistan.… Continue reading China to set up 1,124 MW power project in PaK under CPEC

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is illegal:India

News:Indian Government has said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC),a flagship project of the Belt and Road initiative(BRI) is illegal as it impinges the sovereignty and territorial integrity of India. Facts: About CPEC: China-Pakistan Economic Corridor(CPEC) is the flagship project of the multi-billion dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI),a pet project of Chinese President. It… Continue reading China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is illegal:India

China takes lead in BCIM with ₹2L cr offer to Bangladesh

Bangladesh Prime Minister is on a visit to China.During the visit,nine agreements were signed in different sectors ranging from aid for the Rohingyas and economic and technical cooperation, investment, power,culture and tourism. Bangladesh PM has obtained rice aid for the Rohingya refugee crisis.China will provide 2,500 tonnes of rice for Rohingyas living in Bangladesh after… Continue reading China takes lead in BCIM with ₹2L cr offer to Bangladesh

Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar (BCIM) Economic Corridor no longer listed under BRI umbrella

China has excluded the Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Economic Corridor(BCIM) from the list of projects covered under its Belt and Road initiative(BRI).According to experts,BCIM was excluded after India had turned down an official invite from China to attend the second Belt and Road Forum meet. Under the BRI, South Asia is covered by three major projects namely (a)China-Myanmar… Continue reading Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar (BCIM) Economic Corridor no longer listed under BRI umbrella

China to hold 2nd BRF meet on Thursday;India to give it a miss

China is going to hold its 2nd Belt and Road Forum (BRF) to showcase its Belt and Road Initiative(BRI) but without India’s presence for the second consecutive time.Recently,India had decided to turn down an official invite from China to attend the second Belt and Road Forum meet. China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is an… Continue reading China to hold 2nd BRF meet on Thursday;India to give it a miss

India protests China-Pakistan bus via PoK

India protests China-Pakistan bus via PoK News: India has lodged a protest with Pakistan and China over a bus service set to be launched today between Lahore and Kashghar (a city in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China’s far west) through the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) under the ambitious CPEC project. Background: Pakistan and China… Continue reading India protests China-Pakistan bus via PoK