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Pangolin scales worth Rs.2.3 crore seized


September 7th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Sep 7 (IANS) Around 390 kg of pangolin scales worth Rs.2.3 crore have been seized in Mizoram, police said Friday.Customs and Mizoram Police officials Thursday night raided a house ... Read more...

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Ghorpade signs up for Formula Pilota


May 29th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 29 (IANS) Parth Ghorpade, the 18-year old from Kolhapur, Tuesday confirmed his participation in the 2012 Formula Pilota Championship which will have races in China, Taiwan and Malaysia. ... Read more...

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Watch ‘ring of fire’ in the sky this Sunday


May 17th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Millions of people in the US and Asia will be able to watch the sun turn into a 'ring of fire' this weekend.Shadows on the ground ... Read more...

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Astronomical observatory to come up in Tibet


April 13th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 13 (IANS) A remote area in Tibet may be chosen as the location for a new international astronomical observatory, because of "limited clouds and vapours" but "high transparency" ... Read more...

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Family fare pushing out children’s films: Nandita Das


October 20th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Nandita Das, head of the Children's Film Society, rues that unlike other countries not enough films here focus on children and blames the economics ... Read more...

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Beijing, Shanghai costly cities for expats


July 16th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) Employees of international companies who live in Beijing and Shanghai have comparatively higher living costs than their colleagues who live in New York, a study has ... Read more...

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Tata unveils first cabin for Sikrosky-92 helicopter (Lead)


November 7th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Tata Advanced Systems Ltd. (TASL) Sunday unveiled the first Sikrosky-92 helicopter cabin manufactured at its facility at the aerospace and precision engineering Special Economic Zone (SEZ) on ... Read more...

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Shadows Fall’s Asia trip


September 22nd, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Massachusetts based metal band Shadows Fall are glad to announce that they soon would be embarking on a tour. The unique part of the tour is that ... Read more...

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AirAsia offers 20 percent off on all flights


September 13th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Malaysian low-cost airline AirAsia Monday said it will offer 20 percent discount on all seats on all flights for bookings made from Sep 14-19. "Guests will be able ... Read more...

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$1 mn golf ‘Dream-Shot’ launched in Chandigarh


September 12th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 12 (IANS) The Chandigarh Golf Club, which has been the grooming home-ground of one of India's best-known golfers Jeev Milkha Singh, has been selected as the first course in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Indian firms to up hiring in October-December quarter: Survey


September 7th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Indian companies are planning to add headcount to their payrolls in the quarter ending December, with education sector leading the way, according to a survey released Tuesday. "Job ... Read more...

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AirAsia X airline offers 20 percent discount


September 4th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Malaysian low-cost airline AirAsia X Saturday said it will be offering a 20 percent discount on tickets booked Sep 4-5. According to the company, the booked tickets in ... Read more...

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Medical equipment fair in Chennai starts Aug 6


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) About 400 medical equipment manufacturers, including 20 from China, Taiwan, Germany and Britain, are expected to showcase their products at the Medicall expo beginning here Aug 6. "The ... Read more...

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US urges a code of conduct in the South China Sea


July 23rd, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, July 23 (DPA) The US government Friday called on the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China to reach agreement on a full code of conduct in the South China ... Read more...

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New Zealand busts Asian drug-money laundering gang


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 22 (DPA) New Zealand police investigating Asian organised crime raided a money exchange company in Auckland Thursday, claiming it was a multimillion dollar operation to launder illegal drug proceeds. Two people ... Read more...

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China, Taiwan sign historic economic pact (Lead)


June 29th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing/Taipei, June 29 (IANS) Building upon two years of cross-strait thaw, China and Taiwan Tuesday signed a historic Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA) that is expected to boost trade and investment between ... Read more...

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China, Taiwan sign landmark economic pact


June 29th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) China and Taiwan Tuesday signed the long-awaited Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA). Aiming to establish a systematic mechanism for enhancing cross-Strait economic cooperation, the ECFA was agreed upon by ... Read more...

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China-Taiwan set to sign landmark trade deal


June 25th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jun 25 (ANI): To provide a major boost of about 100 billion dollars annually in two-way trade, China and Taiwan will sign a landmark trade deal next Tuesday, cutting import ... Read more...

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Taiwan protests its exports labelled ‘Made in Taiwan, China’


May 23rd, 2010 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, May 23 (DPA) Taiwan was to persuade China to drop its demand that all Taiwanese goods exported to China must be marked "Made in Taiwan Province of China," it was reported ... Read more...

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Taiwan bets on trade pact to avert China invasion


May 19th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Taipei, May 19 (IANS) Building upon two years of warming ties, Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jieou Wednesday said the landmark economic pact that his country plans to sign with China next ... Read more...

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China, Taiwan witness over 300,000 cross-Strait marriages


April 28th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) China and Taiwan have witnessed more than 300,000 cross-Strait marriages since air travel between the two regions started in 1987, the civil affairs ministry said Tuesday."Marriages between mainland ... Read more...

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High level toxic being used in plastic toys, says CSE


January 15th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): A study conducted by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has found high level of toxic phthalates being used for softening the plastic in toys.According to ... Read more...

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Taiwan test-fired missiles capable of hitting China


October 15th, 2009 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, Oct 15 (DPA) Taiwan has test-fired three types of missiles capable of hitting major cities in China, local media reported Wednesday. The test was conducted at the Chiupeng missile base in the ... Read more...

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Taiwan seeks India’s support in climate change deal


September 30th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Spurred by improving relations with China, Taiwan, recognised by barely two dozen countries, is flaunting its eco-friendly polices to seek support of the international ... Read more...

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Google Crop Circles Logo Stirs Speculations


September 15th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey According to the sources, Google is all set to unveil another "mysterious logo". The ongoing changes that is being in the Google homepage has reportedly stirred a fair amount of ... Read more...

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Taiwan asks Dalai Lama to keep politics out of his visit


September 2nd, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Sep 2 (DPA) Authorities in Taiwan attempted Wednesday to play down the visit of the Dalai Lama, cancelling a public prayer meeting and hoping to avoid the Chinese government's wrath. "From Wednesday ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Solution to control rice pest close at hand


August 13th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 13 (ANI): A Texas researcher is making great strides in finding a solution to control the rice water weevil, a pest that is making a sizable dent in the size ... Read more...

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“Typhoon Morakot” devastates Eastern China, Taiwan coastline, one million relocated


August 10th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug.10 (ANI): A devastating typhoon in the coastal provinces of East China, has left at least one person dead and caused the evacuation and relocation of nearly a million people.A China ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese athletes stage boycott as World Games close


July 26th, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, July 26 (DPA) The World Games closed in Kaohsiung Sunday with China boycotting the ceremony as expected. Just as they boycotted the opening ceremony to avoid seeing President Ma Ying-jeou open the ... Read more...

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Demand of security gadgets soars in Rawalpindi due to terror threat


June 1st, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, June 1 (ANI): The sale of security gadgets, such as close-circuit television cameras (CCTV), spy cameras, beam sensors, motion sensors and fire alarms, has gone up in Rawalpindi in the ... Read more...

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Bihar to display Shahi lychees before foreign diplomats


May 22nd, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 22 (IANS) Bihar is keen on exporting the luscious Shahi variety of lychees. Farmers from the state will showcase their produce before the diplomatic corps of 40 countries and their ... Read more...

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China, Taiwan to discuss cross-Straits relations


April 15th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr. 15 (ANI): In a bid to improve cross-Straits relations, China's mainland negotiator Chen Yunlin and his Taiwan counterpart Chiang Pin-kung are planning to hold a new round of talks in ... Read more...

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Rare champagne sets world record at Hong Kong wine auction


March 29th, 2009 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, March 29 (Xinhua) A bottle of rare champagne fetched 164,560 Hong Kong dollars ($21,097) at a wine auction here, setting a new world record for the price of any bottle ... Read more...

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Amid sex photos scandal, Hong Kong pop star gets bullet in post


March 12th, 2009 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, March 12 (DPA) A bullet and a warning letter aimed at the Hong Kong pop star at the centre of a sex photos scandal has been sent in the post ... Read more...

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Hong Kong pop stars face jail for cannabis arrest in Tokyo


March 4th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, March 4 (DPA) Police in Hong Kong were trying Wednesday to get information about the reported arrest and detention of two of the city's pop stars on drugs charges in ... Read more...

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