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Tibetan ‘Flame of Truth’ reaches Mumbai


September 18th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The 'Flame of Truth' relay torch, launched by the Tibetan parliament-in-exile to support the cause of Tibetan independence from Chinese rule, reached here from Pune on ... Read more...

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China to invest $375 bn in energy-saving projects


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) China plans to invest 2.37 trillion yuan ($375.6 billion) in major energy-saving projects during the 12th Five-Year Plan period (2011-2015), said authorities.The projects are expected to ... Read more...

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Fugitive Chinese who killed nine shot dead (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) A fugitive who killed nine people during armed robberies since 2004 was shot dead in southwest China Tuesday, police said.Zhou was killed by police in Chongqing ... Read more...

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Piranha attack in China leads hunt for fish


July 12th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 12 (IANS) Chinese authorities have launched a massive hunt for piranhas, the flesh-eating fish, which attacked at least two people recently in a river.Authorities are offering 1,000 yuan ... Read more...

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China must probe self-immolation cause: Dalai Lama


June 29th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 29 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has asked China to investigate the causes behind a string of self-immolation in Tibet."These sad events are evidently not taking ... Read more...

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China to put out quake data on social networks


May 24th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 24 (IANS) Chinese authorities Thursday suggested they may use social networking websites to enhance awareness on earthquake prevention and disaster reduction.The popularity of microblogging sites should be utilised ... Read more...

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North Korea releases detained Chinese fishermen


May 21st, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 21 (IANS) A total of 29 Chinese fishermen returned home Monday after having remained in North Korean detention for 13 days.The fishermen and their three vessels arrived at ... Read more...

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China daily asks foreign media to behave


May 10th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) A state-run Chinese newspaper Thursday asked the foreign media to take an "objective and balanced view" towards China, saying some journalists tend to be negative."We don't ... Read more...

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Let Chen go to US, say Chinese experts


May 10th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) Bling Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng is most likely to lose his influence once he leaves for the US, a Chinese expert said in remarks published Thursday.The ... Read more...

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China expels Al Jazeera correspondent


May 8th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) China has expelled an American journalist working for Al Jazeera, a move that prompted the television network to shut its bureau in Beijing.Al Jazeera closed its ... Read more...

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18,500 bottles of fake vodka destroyed in China


April 24th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) More than 18,500 bottles of counterfeit vodka were destroyed Monday after customs officers seized the goods before they entered China's northern city of Tianjin.Shi Guowang, an ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama blames Beijing for self-immolations


April 21st, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 21 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has blamed Beijing for igniting self-immolation protests in Tibet, saying the issue is "very political", a post on his official ... Read more...

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‘China requires better family planning over migration’


April 14th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 14 (IANS) Chinese authorities believe their country requires a better family planning due to a consistent rise in migrants' population.A senior family planning official has admitted that China's ... Read more...

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Web celebrities banned from Chinese TV shows


April 11th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) Chinese authorities have prohibited web celebrities and people involved in scandals from appearing as guests on TV shows.The ban has been imposed by the State Administration ... Read more...

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China names six terrorists (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 6 (IANS) China has published a list of six Islamist terrorists who trained in Pakistani camps and announced it was freezing their funds and assets.The six are all ... Read more...

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16 Chinese websites closed, six detained for spreading rumours


March 31st, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 30 (IANS) Chinese authorities closed 16 websites and detained six people responsible for "fabricating or disseminating online rumors," the State Internet Information Office (SIIO) and Beijing police said ... Read more...

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Avoid meat before Olympics, China tells its athletes


March 15th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China has advised its athletes against eating meat before the 2012 London Olympics as it may contain the banned substance clenbuterol, Russian anti-doping agency Rusada ... Read more...

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China, not Dalai Lama, cause for self-immolation: Sangay (Lead)


March 10th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 10 (IANS) The Dalai Lama has always discouraged self-immolation but such protests are continuing in Tibetn due to China's hardline policies, Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay said Saturday.He called ... Read more...

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China, not Dalai Lama, to be blamed for self-immolations: Sangay


March 10th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 10 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has always discouraged self-immolation in Tibet, but such protests are continuing due to the hardline policies of China, Prime Minister-in-exile ... Read more...

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Two self-immolations in Tibet


March 5th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 5 (IANS) A woman and a schoolgirl died after they set themselves afire in Tibet in the past two days to protest China's policies and to demand freedom ... Read more...

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China works on new consumption-stimulating policies


March 2nd, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 2 (IANS) Chinese authorities are drafting new policies to spur domestic consumption, an official said Friday. Former assistant minister of commerce Huang Hai didn't reveal any detailed policies, ... Read more...

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Journalists banned from entering Tibet: Media organisation


February 28th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 27 (IANS) China's Tibet Autonomous Region is out of bounds for foreign journalists. This causes media persons to resort to clandestine methods to get into the region, says ... Read more...

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Tibet situation volatile amid Chinese crackdown on dissidents, say exiles (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 24 (IANS) Chinese authorities have stepped up major crackdowns against suspected dissidents in Tibet in recent months, with young men taken away from homes and families being ... Read more...

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Fast, prayers mark Tibetan New Year festival (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamshala, Feb 22 (IANS) Thousands of Tibetan assembled in Himachal Pradesh's Dharamshala town, on the first day of the sacred Losar New Year festival on wednesday, offered prayers for ... Read more...

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China halts operations at hundreds of mines


February 18th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) Chinese authorities have halted operations of hundreds of illegal coalmines in the country's resource-rich Inner Mongolia region, officials said Saturday.About 9,000 mines were checked as part ... Read more...

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Karmapa concerned over unrest in Tibet (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 6 (IANS) Tibetan religious head and the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje Monday expressed concern over the prevailing tense situation in Tibet and the Chinese authorities' ... Read more...

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China examines Google’s mapping request


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 2 (IANS) Chinese authorities are examining an application from Google for an online mapping licence, the Shanghai Daily reported Thursday.The National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation, said ... Read more...

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UN asks China to suspend resettlement of Tibetan nomads


February 1st, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 1 (IANS) The UN has asked China to suspend non-voluntary resettlement of Tibetan nomadic herders from their traditional lands and to support them with rural extension programmes.UN special ... Read more...

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China to promote reducing paper usage


January 26th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 26 (IANS) In a bid to protect environment and save resources, the Chinese government will promote paper recycling and reduction of paper usage in the country, according to ... Read more...

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12 diamond merchants home after two years in Chinese custody


January 6th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) Twelve Indian diamond merchants, who were released after their arrest in China for alleged smuggling two years ago, returned home early Friday, official sources said.They arrived ... Read more...

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India secures release of its traders trapped in China (Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) India Wednesday secured the release of two Indian traders tortured and taken captive by locals in a trading hub in China. The two were escorted ... Read more...

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Two Indian traders to reach Shanghai soon: Krishna


January 4th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The two Indian businessmen tortured and held by locals in Yiwu in China will be reaching Shanghai late Wednesday, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said ... Read more...

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Indian diplomat ill-treated in Chinese court, India protests (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) An Indian diplomat posted in China was ill-treated in a court near Shanghai, triggering a strong protest from New Delhi, which summoned a Chinese diplomat ... Read more...

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China busts counterfeit drug racket


December 30th, 2011 - 5:21 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 30 (IANS) Chinese authorities have busted over 1,800 illegal factories that made or sold counterfeit drugs, involving billions of yaun, over the past two years.The State Food and ... Read more...

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China to track kitchen wastes


December 14th, 2011 - 6:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 14 (IANS) Chinese authorities plan to track kitchen waste from restaurants to stop the illegal supply of gutter oil -- old cooking oil collected from the gutters.Gutter oil ... Read more...

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