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47 killed in two China expressway collisions


August 26th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Yan'an/Chengdu (China), Aug 26 (IANS) Forty-seven people were killed and four were injured in two separate expressway collisions in China on Sunday.The first accident occurred around 2.18 a.m. in ... Read more...

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‘Olympics panda’ born in China


July 29th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), July 29 (IANS) Veterinarians in southwest China's Sichuan province said a 20-year-old panda gave birth to the panda research centre's first cub of the year on the first ... Read more...

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Britain’s only giant pandas fail to mate


April 5th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Male panda Sunshine and girlfriend Sweetie had a window of just 36 hours to get on with it, but despite "natural sparks" the pair failed to ... Read more...

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Bus plunges into ravine in southwest China, killing 15


March 13th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by BNO News
CHENGDU, China (BNO NEWS) -- Fifteen people were killed on early Tuesday afternoon when a bus plunged into a deep ravine in southwestern China, local police officials told state-run media. Several others ... Read more...

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WTO will fight against protectionism: Lamy


October 18th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), Oct 17 (IANS) World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director General Pascal Lamy Monday said the organisation will strive to prevent protectionist trends from strengthening during the current tumultuous economic ... Read more...

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Two Tibetans set themselves afire in China


October 8th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), Oct 7 (IANS) Two Tibetans were slightly injured after a self-immolation attempt in Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Friday, local authorities ... Read more...

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Chinese software park’s success a wakeup call for Indian IT industry


October 3rd, 2011 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), Oct 3 (IANS) It is the fastest growing software park in China and people here claim that every second laptop being sold in the world today runs on ... Read more...

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2 dead, 16 injured after explosion in Foxconn factory in southwest China


May 21st, 2011 - 3:23 am ICT by BNO News
CHENGDU, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- An explosion on Friday killed two people and injured 16 more in a Foxconn factory in southwest China's Sichuan Province, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.At about ... Read more...

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Top-10 finish for Jeev at Volvo China Open


April 24th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), April 24 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh came up with three birdies in the last five holes to haul himself up to tied-10th place in the Volvo China Open ... Read more...

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Jeev tied seventh in China Open


April 21st, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), April 21 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh shot seven birdies and an eagle in his six-under 66 in the first round of Volvo China Open Thursday.The former Volvo ... Read more...

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China conducts first test-flight of stealth plane


January 11th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Chengdu (China), Jan.11 (ANI): China has conducted the first test-flight of its J-20 stealth fighter.Chinese President Hu Jintao confirmed the news to visiting US Defence Secretary Robert Gates. The confirmation came after ... Read more...

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Gas explosion at southwest China mine kills at least 7


October 29th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by BNO News
CHENGDU, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- At least seven miners were killed on Friday when a gas explosion hit a coal mine in southwest China, state-run media reported.The blast at the Zhaojiahe Mine ... Read more...

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Acupuncture ‘does not aid in stroke recovery’


September 28th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 28 (ANI): Acupuncture does not appear to help in stroke recovery, reveals a new study.Acupuncture is often used to supplement traditional stroke rehabilitation, although its effectiveness is uncertain.This study, ... Read more...

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Fifteen killed when bus plunges into gorge in southwest China


August 7th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by BNO News
CHENGDU, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A bus plunged into a gorge in southwest China on Saturday, killing fifteen people and injuring another, according to state-run media.The accident happened around 3.15 p.m. local ... Read more...

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Giant Pandas bleak to attract potential mates


September 15th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 15 (ANI): Giant Pandas make bleat calls to attract potential mates, finds a new study.The study led by Dr. Benjamin Charlton has shown that males reveal information about their size, ... Read more...

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China marks 140th anniversary of Giant Panda’s discovery


August 16th, 2009 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), Aug 15 (Xinhua) Panda lovers Saturday set out for a hike in China's southwestern Sichuan province to retrace the steps of a French missionary who made the animal known ... Read more...

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4 dead, 53 missing in China landslide


July 23rd, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), July 23 (Xinhua) At least four people were killed in a landslide triggered by heavy rain in southwest China's Sichuan province, authorities said Thursday. Fiftythree people were still missing in Kangding ... Read more...

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China bus fire toll rises to 27


June 7th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), June 7 (Xinhua) The toll in a bus fire accident in China Sunday rose to 27 after two more passengers succumbed to their injuries, an official said. The two victims had ... Read more...

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24 killed in China bus fire


June 5th, 2009 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), June 5 (Xinhua) At least 24 people were killed when a bus caught fire Friday morning in the city of Chengdu in southwest China's Sichuan province, officials said. The accident took ... Read more...

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China to construct new panda breeding base in Sichuan


April 19th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Chengdu (China), Apr.19 (ANI): China has announced plans to construct a new breeding center for giant pandas around May to replace the former quake-leveled habitat in southwestern Sichuan Province.Xinhua, the official ... Read more...

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Man who took a woman hostage at airport detained


February 20th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), Feb 20 (Xinhua) A man who used a sport's starting pistol to take hostage a woman at China's Chengdu airport has been detained, the police said Friday. The incident took place ... Read more...

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Mild quake occurs in southwest China, no casualty


December 29th, 2008 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), Dec 29 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale jolted southwest China Monday, but there were no reports of casualty, officials said.The quake hit Sichuan province at 2.18 ... Read more...

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Karthikeyan finishes 10th in A1 Grand Prix


November 9th, 2008 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), Nov 9 (IANS) Narain Karthikeyan of Team India finished 10th in both sprint and features at the A1 Grand Prix motorsport race here Sunday.Adam Carroll drove a faultless race to ... Read more...

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Karthikeyan qualifies for A1 GP second round


November 8th, 2008 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), Nov 8 (IANS) Narain Karthikeyan of Team India qualified ninth (Sprint Race) and 16th (Feature Race) for the second round of the A1 Grand Prix to be run here Sunday.Karthikeyan ... Read more...

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World Bank, France to lend China $900 mn for quake relief


October 26th, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), Oct 26 (Xinhua) The World Bank (WB) and the French development agency AFD will lend China more than $900 million for reconstruction of the southwestern province of Sichuan devastated in ... Read more...

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51 killed as bus plunges into valley in China


September 13th, 2008 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), Sep 13 (Xinhua) At least 51 people were killed when a bus they were travelling in plunged into a valley in China's southwestern Sichuan province, officials said Saturday night.The accident ... Read more...

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Rice visits quake-hit China region (Lead)


June 29th, 2008 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Chengdu (China), June 29 (Xinhua) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice Sunday arrived here, the capital of China's south-western Sichuan province, and extended condolences to those affected by the devastating May 12 ... Read more...

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Rice arrives in quake-hit China region


June 29th, 2008 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Xinhua Chengdu (China), June 29 (Xinhua) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice Sunday arrived in this capital of southeast China's quake-devastated Sichuan province. "Rice will express condolences on behalf of the American people ... Read more...

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Quake-ravaged Chinese province now battles flood threat


June 27th, 2008 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Chengdu (China), June 27 (Xinhua) China's southwestern Sichuan province, which was hit by a 8.0-magnitude quake May 12 killing more than 80,000 people, is now battling a severe flood threat. The meteorological ... Read more...

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China struggles to help quake survivors get back to work


June 25th, 2008 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Xinhua Chengdu (China), June 25 (Xinhua) Kang Hui filled the registration form for a construction company at a job fair. He felt he would be a good fit, given his skills. The 40-something ... Read more...

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Quake-hit China focuses on resettlement, reconstruction


June 12th, 2008 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Chengdu (China), June 12 (Xinhua) A month into its relief work, quake-weary China is now focusing on resettlement and reconstruction. More and more people are going home after dwelling outdoors under temporary ... Read more...

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30,000 people out of China quake zone fearing secondary disasters


June 4th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Chengdu (China), June 4 (Xinhua) Authorities are evacuating some 30,000 people from a rural county in southeast China's quake hit province of Sichuan for fear of possible secondary disasters following the killer ... Read more...

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China steps up relief as quake toll crosses 68,000


May 29th, 2008 - 9:30 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Chengdu (China), May 29 (Xinhua) The toll in China's May 12 earthquake rose Thursday to 68,516 with 19,350 people still untraced as the government mobilised 178,000 armed forces personnel in a massive ... Read more...

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5.4-magnitude aftershock hits China quake zone


May 27th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Chengdu (China), May 27 (Xinhua) A 5.4-magnitude aftershock Tuesday struck southwest China's Sichuan province which was devastated by a major quake May 12. The latest aftershock hit Qingchuan county at about 4:03 ... Read more...

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Strong aftershock destroys 71,000 homes, kills six in China


May 26th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by admin
Chengdu (China), May 26 (ANI): A powerful aftershock destroyed tens of thousands of homes in China on Sunday, killing at least six people. Nearly a thousand were injured. In Qingchuan, the epicenter ... Read more...

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