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Downpour wreaks havoc across China


July 24th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) Rainstorms since the weekend have ravaged many parts of China, including the capital city of Beijing where the heaviest rain in 60 years caused 37 ... Read more...

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China cracks down on pornography


October 21st, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 21 (IANS) Police in China have launched a crackdown in different parts of the country as part of their anti-pornography drive, arresting 69 people and seizing thousands of ... Read more...

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13 killed in China coal mine blast


October 19th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed in a coal mine blast in western China' Chongqing municipality, Xinhua reported Wednesday.The accident took place at Fufa Coal ... Read more...

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29 injured in China restaurant blast


September 17th, 2011 - 3:27 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 17 (IANS) At least 29 people were injured when a blast ripped through a restaurant in China, authorities said.The blast occurred Friday afternoon at the restaurant called "007" ... Read more...

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175 killed in China floods


June 20th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 20 (IANS) Floods in southern China triggered by heavy rains have left 175 people dead and 86 missing during June, the civil affairs ministry said Monday.Four rounds of ... Read more...

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Former Chinese governor gets life imprisonment for bribery


April 9th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Chongqing (China), Apr.9 (ANI): Former Vice Chairman of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region Li Tangtang, has been sentenced to life imprisonment for taking bribes. A Chongqing Municipality court in southwest China ... Read more...

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100,000 snowed in people evacuated in southwest China


January 12th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 12 (IANS) Icy weather and melting snow have forced the evacuation of 104,900 people from their homes in southwest China's Guizhou province since New Year's Day, a ministry statement said ... Read more...

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More than 300 people trapped, 12, 300 evacuated in China floods


July 18th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 18 (ANI): The Chinese authorities have confirmed that more than 300 people are trapped in floods in China's Chongqing Municipality, while12, 300 others have been evacuated till reports came in ... Read more...

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15 die as rain, floods wreak havoc in China (Lead)


July 9th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) At least 15 people were dead and tens of thousands evacuated after rain-triggered landslides wreaked havoc in China, authorities said Friday. Six people were killed, two missing and ... Read more...

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China executes former corrupt justice official


July 7th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): China has executed a former senior justice official on charges of corruption.Fifty-five-year-old Wen Qiang was executed Wednesday in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality.Xinhua News reported that the former ... Read more...

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Chinese wife refuses to have baby after Argentina’s WC debacle!


July 6th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): A couple in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality are at loggerheads after the wife refused to have a baby because Argentina lost to Germany in the World Cup.According ... Read more...

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Four dead, three missing after boat capsizes in southwest China


May 16th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by BNO News
CHONGQING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Four people were confirmed dead and three others remained missing on Sunday after a barge overturned Saturday in the Yangtze River in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, local ... Read more...

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China storm toll rises to 31


May 7th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chongqing (China), May 7 (IANS) The toll from a storm in southwest China has risen to 31, officials said Friday. The storm hit the Chongqing municipality Wednesday.Twenty-one people were killed in Dianjiang county, ... Read more...

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Chinese court sentences ex-police chief to death


April 15th, 2010 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Chongqing (China), April 15 (IANS) A Chinese court has sentenced a former deputy police chief to death after he was found guilty of protecting organised crime gangs, accepting bribes and rape, a ... Read more...

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Earthquake jolts southwest China


January 31st, 2010 - 6:48 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 31 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter Scale Sunday jolted parts of southwest China, the National Seismological Network said. The earthquake at 5.36 a.m. rocked the areas between ... Read more...

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Chinese woman offers to steal virtual vegetables for son


November 5th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 5 (IANS) A woman in China has agreed to steal vegetables for her son if he performed well at school. Not real, but playing an online game that requires to ... Read more...

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Scenic spot in China attracts visitors by featuring nude models!


August 3rd, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 3 (ANI): A scenic spot in China's Chongqing municipality has earned itself the ire of locals, after it decided to attract visitors by hiring and displaying nude models.The Black ... Read more...

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Total solar eclipse in most of China


July 22nd, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Chongqing (China), July 22 (Xinhua) A total solar eclipse was observed at many places in China Wednesday morning, officials said. At 9.15 a.m., many places in the upper reaches of China's longest river, ... Read more...

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Man seeks cops help to win back love


March 20th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 20 (ANI): In a bizarre incident, a man dumped by his lover asked cops for help in a bid to win back his love.Tan, 29 urged Li, who ... Read more...

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Billionaire looks for a young, pretty wife able to understand his poetry!


December 31st, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, December 31 (ANI): An alleged billionaire put up a lonely heart ad, accompanied by a long love poem for prospective women to understand.According to the Chongqing municipality ad, the ... Read more...

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Ancient tomb made from blue and white porcelain bowls unearthed in China


September 4th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, September 4 (ANI): The archaeology department of Chinas Chongqing Municipality have announced the discovery of a tomb made from more than 2,000 blue and white porcelain bowls, which dates ... Read more...

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Closing coal-burning power plant benefits cognitive development in kids


July 15th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A new research at Columbia Center for Children''s Environmental Health (CCCEH) at Columbia University''s Mailman School of Public Health has cited that by closing coal-fired power plants ... Read more...

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China’s quake orphans take part in Olympic torch relay


June 15th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Wanzhou (China), June 15 (Xinhua) An American foundation working for orphans in China said Sunday 50 children who lost their parents in the devastating May 12 earthquake were taking part in the ... Read more...

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Torch Relay en-route in spite of Sichuan quake


May 13th, 2008 - 7:23 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): The torch relay for the 2008 Beijing Olympics will not alter its route in spite of the devastation caused by Mondays earthquake in China's southwest Sichuan ... Read more...

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Powerful earthquake hits Sichuan


May 12th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): A major earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter Scale jolted Wenchuan County of southwest China's Sichuan Province at 2:28 p.m. Monday, the State Seismological Bureau said, ... Read more...

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School collapses, China sends army to quake-hit areas (Second Lead)


May 12th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 12 (Xinhua) China has dispatched troops to Wenchuan County in China's southwestern Sichuan Province to help in the disaster relief work after a massive earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter ... Read more...

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Nine killed in coalmine flooding in China


April 9th, 2008 - 8:51 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Chongqing, April 9 (Xinhua) Nine miners were killed and four injured when floods engulfed a colliery in southwest China's Chongqing municipality, the local mine industry watchdog said here Wednesday. About 800 cubic ... Read more...

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The mysterious lake that swells and shrinks thrice a day!


November 25th, 2007 - 11:28 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 25(ANI): A mystifying lake called the Longchao Lake located in southwest Chongqing Municipality of China, swells and shrinks three times a day.The water-body has reportedly no ditch or other ... Read more...

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World Bank: Air pollution costs 3.8 percent of China’s GDP


November 20th, 2007 - 7:08 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov.20 (ANI): Air pollution is costing China 3.8 percent of its gross domestic product, causing more diseases and claiming more lives, the World Bank has warned. While it has put the ... Read more...

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Ruins of ancient city discovered in China


November 16th, 2007 - 12:32 pm ICT by admin
Beijing, Nov 16 (ANI): A hitherto unknown ancient city has been discovered near the city of Chongging in China. Sitting atop a mountain in the Shilongman Community of Shijia Village in Bei'e ... Read more...

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