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China plans further steps on weather modification


August 30th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) China said Thursday it will take more active steps to enhance weather modification, in a bid to better serve agricultural production and disaster relief work.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rush for Sansha domain names in China


July 26th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) There has been a rush to secure domain names with Sansha, China's new administrative hub for the South China Sea, a media report said Thursday.China deployed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinese retailers stop Apple iPad sales


February 18th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) Chinese retailers have stopped sales of Apple's iPad as the trademark dispute between Apple and the China-based tech company Proview intensified.Suning, the country's leading electronics seller, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chinese woman hammers nails into boy’s head


September 14th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) A woman in China hammered two nails into the head of her boyfriend's son before committing suicide.The 10-year-old boy, Ming Ming, is in coma after surgery ... Read more...

Posted in World |

13 mn illegal publications seized in China


September 4th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 4 (IANS) Over 13 million illegal audio and video products and print publications have been seized in China during a campaign carried out to protect intellectual property ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Man dies after being dragged 30 km by jeep


May 19th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 19 (IANS) A man crossing a road in China's Fujian province died after he was hit by a car and was then dragged 30 km by a jeep ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kate’s engagement dress sells like hot cakes — in China


April 29th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 29 (IANS) A sapphire-blue dress that British royal bride Kate Middleton wore during the announcement of her engagement to Prince William has been flying off the shelves ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China seeks efficient government websites for public


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) Government websites in China have been warned to address general public's concerns properly and keep information updated, else they will be closed down.Government websites in China ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Teacher buried pupil who choked to death


April 8th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 8 (IANS) To avoid blame, a kindergarten teacher in China buried a two-year-old pupil who died after choking on food, a media report said Friday.Tang Chengyan, who ran ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China’s State Council warns state governments not to abuse rural land-use reform


April 4th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 4 (ANI): China's State Council has urged local governments not to abuse the rural land-use reform by forcibly occupying farmers' land and demolishing their homes.The China Daily quoted the Cabinet ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Only six percent Chinese happy: Poll


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar 3 (ANI): Regardless of efforts put in by the government to improve the sense of happiness among people, only six percent of Chinese see themselves to be happy, a survey ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Only six percent Chinese are happy: poll


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 3 (IANS) A mere six percent of people in China think they are happy while a global survey has ranked China as 125th in the happiness quotient.Information portal ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

China will set 7% annual growth from 2011 to 2015: Jiabao


February 27th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb.27 (ANI): The Chinese government plans to set its annual Gross Domestic Product target at seven percent for the period of 2011-2015, to raise the quality of growth and to improve ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Video shows Chinese man skinning dog on roadside


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Feb 16 (IANS) A video has been posted on Chinese websites that shows a man using a knife to skin a golden retriever dog on a busy street in Shanghai, which ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mars-500 crew ‘lands’ on Red Planet during simulation


February 13th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): The crew of a simulated mission to Mars has landed on the 'surface' of the Red Planet, as a part of the Mars-500 project."The simulated touchdown was ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China launches whistleblower websites


February 10th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 10 (IANS) The Chinese can now tip off the authorities on corrupt court officials through the internet.All provincial courts have been linked to the country's apex court's website, designed to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

China had 130,000 registered cyber cafes at the end of 2010


February 7th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 7 (ANI): By the end of the year 2010, China had close to 130,000 registered Internet cafes, according to an official with the State Administration for Industry and Commerce.According ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Chinese actress has more microblog fans than Oprah Winfrey


January 29th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 29 (ANI): A Chinese actress, Yao Chen, apparently has more microblog fans than American talk show queen Oprah Winfrey.The "microblog queen" has become the first person with 5 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chinese gay rights defender to sue newspaper for reporting male couple wedding


January 26th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): A gay rights defender in China has vowed to sue a Beijing newspaper after it reported the "wedding" of a male couple without their permission.According to Xinhua, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Remains of largest Stone Age building discovered in NW China


January 26th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered the remains of the largest Stone Age building, thought to be a prehistoric 'town hall', in Northwest China's Shaanxi province.The remains of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China launches mapping service


January 18th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 18 (IANS) China officially launched a state-sponsored mapping website Tuesday, aimed at offering "authoritative, credible and unified" online mapping service.The online service, overseen by the State Bureau of Surveying and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Infertility rate on the rise in China


November 7th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 7 (IANS) Over 40 million people in China are suffering from infertility and the number is growing, experts say.Factors like heavy workload, stress, environmental pollution and unhealthy lifestyles are known ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Wellington is the ‘coolest little capital’


November 1st, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 01 (ANI): Wellington-the Kiwi capital-has been named the 'coolest little capital in the world' by travel guide publisher Lonely Planet.It has also ranked Wellington as the 4th top ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oz researchers discover ‘new seahorse species’


November 1st, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 01 (ANI): Researchers at the James Cook University (JCU) have apparently discovered a tiny new species of seahorse in the north of Queensland.The scientists were on a weeklong expedition ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oz scientists open new window on brain by investigating nose stem cells


October 27th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI): Australian scientists have found that stem cells picked from deep within the nose are similar to the ones found in the brain.Research team of the Griffith University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China launches own Google mapping service


October 22nd, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 22 (ANI): It's official now. China has launched its online mapping service as Google Inc is yet to apply for a license to provide a similar service in the country.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Coffee or tea consumption may lower brain cancer risk


October 21st, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 21 (ANI): A new study has indicated that consuming coffee or tea daily may reduce the chances of developing brain cancer.The conclusion is based on analysis of data concerning ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese driver ran over child four times


September 14th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Sep 14 (IANS) Chinese police have arrested a man for running his BMW car over a three-year-old boy four times within 30 seconds. The driver was detained after a video footage posted ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Probe ordered into milk powder causing breast growth in Chinese infants


August 10th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 10 (ANI): China's Health Ministry has ordered probe into claims that the milk powder manufactured by a Chinese company is causing infant girls to grow breasts.According to English.news.cn, Ministry ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

High School Musical’s Chinese version to hit theatres in August


July 15th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): The Chinese version of the American teen hit 'High School Musical' will hit the screens nationwide on August 12, 2010.Based on the original 'High School Musical,' ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Google pledges to abide by Chinese law


July 1st, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jul 1 (ANI): In a letter of application to renew Google's operation license in China, a company running Google's website in the country has pledged to "abide by the Chinese ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Remains of ‘Buddhism founder’ unveiled in east China temple


June 12th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): Buddhist monks and archaeologists in China have found what they believe is a part of the skull of Sakyamuni, the founder of Buddhism.The object, taken out for ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Coming soon: Bruce Lee biopic


May 12th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): A biopic about late action hero Bruce Lee is to be made to mark his birth on November 27 of this year.Shooting of 'Bruce Lee' is expected ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China to ban public smoking in 2011


May 11th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): China will ban smoking in indoor public spaces including working place, public transportation vehicles and some other special outdoor working spaces from January 2011.Yang Qing, director of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China launches website for intellectual property rights


April 27th, 2010 - 4:52 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) Chinese government has launched a new website to spread awareness about the intellectual property rights. The website, www.court.gov.cn/zscq, which was open Mondya will be run by The Supreme People's ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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