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US apologises for 1882 law targeting Chinese migrants


June 19th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution apologising for a discriminating law passed in 1882 that targeted Chinese migrants.In a voice vote, the House ... Read more...

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US confronts China over North Korean rocket launcher


April 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) The White House has accused China of supplying North Korea with technology for a missile launcher that was showcased in a military parade in Pyongyang last ... Read more...

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Five Chinese found dead in US house


March 24th, 2012 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 24 (IANS) Five people of Chinese origin were found dead inside a house in the western US port city of San Francisco. Police termed the multiple homicide as ... Read more...

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‘Putin-Mona Lisa’ portrait sold for $300,000


October 1st, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) "Putin-Mona Lisa", an unusal portrait of the Russian prime minister,has been auctioned for 220,000 euros ($300,000) in Moscow, Russia's NTV TV-channel reported Friday.The portrait, made ... Read more...

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Carl Douglas slams ‘Kung Fu Fighting’ singer’s arrest


April 28th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28(ANI): Jamaican-born singer Carl Douglas has blasted a British pub singer's arrest for singing his classic chart hit 'Kung Fu Fighting', insisting that "it's not racist song."Simon Ledger was arrested ... Read more...

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Brit pub singer arrested for singing racist ‘Kung Fu Fighting’ song to Chinese


April 27th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27(ANI): A pub singer has been arrested in the Isle of Wight, the largest island of England, on suspicion of racism for singing the classic chart hit 'Kung Fu Fighting', ... Read more...

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President Patil lauds efforts of Indians in development of Mauritius


April 26th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinPort Louis (Mauritius) Apr 26 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, who visited the "Aapravasi Ghat" here on Tuesday, lauded the efforts of Indians in the development of Mauritius."Persons of ... Read more...

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Chargesheet filed against 19 UNLF members for sedition


February 16th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a charge-sheet against 19 members of the banned terrorist organisation the United National Liberation Front (UNLF) of Manipur.According to an ... Read more...

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UNLF chairman, 18 other separatists formally charged


February 15th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has formally charged United National Liberation Front's (UNLF) chairman R.K. Meghen and 18 other Manipur separatists for anti-national activities, extortion and attempts ... Read more...

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Global fake sex pills racket busted in New Zealand


January 27th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Jan 27 (IANS) New Zealand authorities have busted an international ring dealing in counterfeit sexual stimulants, heart medications, pain killers, and other medications, believed to be sourced from China. ... Read more...

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‘The Green Hornet’ - Clumsy excuse for cinema (IANS Film Review, Rating **)


January 15th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "The Green Hornet"; Director: Michel Gondry; Actors: Seth Rogen, Jay Chou, Cameron Diaz; Rating: **In 1966, a man of Chinese descent made his acting debut in a ... Read more...

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Experts debate over species of dino fossil


October 12th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): A debate has been going on in the palaeontology world as scientists debate over classification of Raptorex - the pint-sized supposed precursor to Tyrannosaurus rex - a 3-metre-long ... Read more...

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It pays to be a thief in Canada!


October 8th, 2010 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 8 (IANS) It pays to be a thief in Canada - unless you are caught red-handed.A poor Chinese-origin shopkeeper David Chen is on trial here for chasing a shoplifter in ... Read more...

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CWG TT: Indian men cruise, women lose to Kiwis on opening day (Roundup)


October 4th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) India had a mixed opening day in table tennis at the Commonwealth Games as the men toyed with island nation Vanuatu while the women lost one of ... Read more...

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Indian men, women paddlers face tough challenge (TT preview)


October 3rd, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Indian men Monday begin the campaign to defend their Commonwealth Games table tennis gold with an easy outing against minnows Vanuatu while women have their ... Read more...

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Chinese mom, Indian father continue search for lost child


September 16th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 16 (IANS) The parents of a two-year-old Indian girl, who has been missing since June, are still searching for her, and her mother who is of Chinese origin, believes ... Read more...

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More Chinese than Indians in Malaysia’s civil services


August 27th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 27 (IANS) Ethnic Indians in Malaysia hold just four percent of jobs in the civil services compared to six percent by Chinese who have doubled their presence since ... Read more...

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School Principal faces jail over racist remarks against Malay-Indian students


August 18th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 18 (ANI): The Kulaijaya police in Malysia, investigating the case of a school Principal who allegedly used 'racist remarks' against non-Malay students calling them penumpang (passengers) in the country ... Read more...

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Indian-origin pilot marries Chinese colleague


August 15th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 15 (IANS) Two fighter pilots - one of Indian origin and the other of Chinese origin - of the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) have got married in one ... Read more...

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Kiwi MP’s pro-China blog appalls Tibet’s friends


July 3rd, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland (New Zealand), July 3 (ANI): A member of parliament of Chinese origin is facing fierce criticism for defending Chinese rule over Tibet on a Labour Party website.Criticising Green Party co-leader ... Read more...

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China not acting like emerging superpower over Stern Hu verdict: Kevin Rudd


March 30th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 30(ANI): Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has said the Chinese Government has failed to portray itself as an emerging superpower, citing the secrecy they are maintaining in the Stern ... Read more...

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Ads can blur the shady reputation of products


February 2nd, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 2 (IANS) Ads can blur the shady reputation of a product with positive imagery, says new research. For instance, advertising the Chinese origin of a toy can be as successful as ... Read more...

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Canadians outraged as policemen beat up wrong man


January 23rd, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Jan 23 (IANS) Canadians were outraged when men from the Vancouver Police Department bloodied a man at the dead of night without confirming whether he was the man they wanted. They were ... Read more...

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Two Chinese wives spot common husband on social networking site


December 25th, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 25 (RIA Novosti) A Chinese man has been arrested on charges of bigamy after his two wives discovered each other on a social networking site, a media report said. ... Read more...

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Govt. trying to prevent smuggling of goods: Pranab Mukherjee


November 4th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.4 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said that the government had received information about entry of goods into the country through smuggled routes and the government ... Read more...

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Terrorists’ phones made in China, bought in Pakistan: US witness


August 14th, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) An American national informed a Mumbai Special Court Friday that the mobile phones used by the 26/11 terrorists to contact their handlers in Pakistan were of Chinese origin. The ... Read more...

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ASEAN summit shies away from Thai veg fest, piercings


August 14th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 14 (DPA) The venue for the October summit of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) has been shifted away from Phuket because of its conflict with the Thai island's ... Read more...

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Rio Tinto employees’ arrests an isolated case: Chinese official


August 12th, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 12 (Xinhua) The arrest of four Rio Tinto employees on charges of stealing commercial secrets will not and should not hurt trade and economic ties between China and Australia, Vice ... Read more...

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‘Chinese drugs with Indian labels affecting exports to Africa’


July 27th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, July 27 (IANS) Chinese drugs with Indian labels are flooding West Africa, seriously impacting attempts by Indian pharmaceutical companies to enter the African market, according to the Pharmaceutical Export ... Read more...

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Judy Chu Ahead Of Winning 32nd Congressional District Vote


July 15th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
Among the top political activities that is slowly catching the fire is the upcoming result of the election of California's 32nd District. The ballots will decide the candidate, who is going to ... Read more...

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Four mining firm employees detained in China for spying


July 9th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 9 (Xinhua) Four employees of the international mining group Rio Tinto Ltd. have been detained on charges of stealing China's state secrets, authorities said Thursday. The detained employees include Stern Hu, ... Read more...

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Shiney Ahuja’s arrest hogs Nepal media


June 16th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 16 (IANS) The news of rising Bollywood star Shiney Ahuja being sent to police custody on the charge of raping his teenaged domestic help has been splashed in the Nepali ... Read more...

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Man who cannibalised bus passenger found not guilty


March 6th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 6 (IANS) A 40-year-old Canadian man of Chinese origin, who made headlines globally last summer by beheading and cannibalizing a fellow passenger on a bus, was not found guilty of ... Read more...

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Indian, Chinese-origin pupils outdoing white classmates in UK schools


March 2nd, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): Indian- and Chinese-origin students are outdoing many white children in UK schools because their families place more value on education, according to a key Government adviser.Sir Mike ... Read more...

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Time out in the sun can halt onset of myopia


January 7th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Just spending two to three hours outdoors daily is a great way of halting short sightedness or myopia, which is fast spreading among urban children worldwide. Myopia affects ... Read more...

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