India awaits China nod for evacuation
External affairs minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday said, “Our embassy is in contact with the Chinese government. We are trying to evacuate people, most of whom are students, from Wuhan city by sending a plane. Efforts are on. I can assure you that the government of India is working on it and very soon some solution will be found.”
China taps india for masks, exporters unsure
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US-China deal impact on metals undone by coronavirus scare: Siddhartha Khemka
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China fighting 'demon' virus as contagion spreads abroad: Xi Jinping
Xi Jinping made his remarks during talks with head of the WHO in Beijing as a host of nations prepared to airlift their citizens from Wuhan, the epicentre of the outbreak. "Chinese people are currently engaged in a serious struggle against an epidemic of a new type of coronavirus infection," Xi told WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
Hong Kong restricts travel from mainland China
With tour groups from the mainland already suspended, the new measures blocking individual travellers will dramatically reduce the number of Chinese able to visit the semi-autonomous city.
WHO chief says China virus evacuations not recommended
His remarks during his meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi came as India, US and several other countries are finalising plans to evacuate their citizens from Hubei province, the epicentre of the virus outbreak.
Millions quarantined as China scrambles to halt virus
Authorities also ordered schools and universities to remain closed on Tuesday after extending a national holiday by a week in a bid to contain an outbreak that has already killed more than 100 people and spread to a dozen countries.
Coronavirus: China confirms 4,500 cases of virus, more than 50 elsewhere
More than 50 cases have been confirmed in other places with nearly all of them involving Chinese tourists or people who visited Wuhan recently.
Govt decides to prepare for evacuation of Indians from coronavirus-hit Wuhan in China
Over 250 to 300 Indian students are reportedly stuck in Wuhan triggering concerns over their well-being.
Coronavirus toll reaches 106 in China, India on high alert
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EEPC urges govt to comprehend possible impact of Coronavirus on engineering exports to China
Indian engineering exports to China increased by a significant 27.60 per cent to USD 1.77 billion during April-December 2019 -20, according to EEPC India analysis. "In fact, China has emerged as our 10th largest export destination for engineering goods, dominated by iron and steel as also industrial machinery,'' said EEPC chairman Mr Ravi Sehgal.
US green card ruling may not hurt
Majority of Indians waiting for a green card have gone to the United States on an H-1B visa, putting them in the category of highly skilled and high earning individuals, not dependent on state aid. It may, however, impact a small number of people who apply for a green card under the family or relative-based green card category.
Asian shares turn red as Hong Kong tumbles on China virus
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.52 per cent.
Coronavirus: 633 people under observation in Kerala
"A total of 633 people are under observation in the state. As of now everything is under control. But we need to remain vigilant until the World Health Organisation says its safe," state Health Minister K K Shylaja said.
US-China trade settlement: What's in it for India?
India and several Asian countries are not in the same league as the US when it comes to supplying quality goods from the industrial and agriculture sectors. Indian grains and vegetables have not been able to overcome testing requirements essential to access the Chinese market. But there are situations where trade logic does not work in its entirety.
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