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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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Wen warns of revolution if reforms don’t take place (Second Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 14 (IANS) China needs reforms not just in the economic sector but also in in political structures, Premier Wen Jiabao said Wednesday. He warned that "historical tragedies as ... Read more...

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Wen says China needs political reform (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 14 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Wednesday that China needed not only economic reform but also political reform, especially the reform of the leadership system of the ... Read more...

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China needs political reform: Wen


March 14th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 14 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Wednesday that China needs not only economic reform but also political reform, especially the reform of the leadership system of the ... Read more...

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People’s for wish for democracy remains: Chinese writer Bi Feiyu (Interview)


January 14th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) People's wish for democracy has no end, so days of revolution still exist in China, says writer Bi Feiyu, who won the Man Asian Literary ... Read more...

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Over 10,000 military dogs serving Chinese army


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 23 (IANS) Over 10,000 dogs are presently serving the Chinese armed forces in missions like peacekeeping, post-disaster search and rescue and border patrolling, a Chinese army official has ... Read more...

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Lenin’s body may be removed from Red Square mausoleum: Gorbachev


January 21st, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Jan 21 (ANI): Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said the body of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, the Russian Marxist revolutionary and communist politician, could be replaced from its Red Square mausoleum.The ... Read more...

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Father of modern Chinese navy Liu Huaqing dies at 95


January 15th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 15 (ANI): Liu Huaqing, former Vice-Chairman of China's Central Military Commission and the country's father of the modern navy, has died at 95.The China Daily quoted a statement issued by ... Read more...

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Cultural genocide taking place in Tibet, says Dalai Lama


November 19th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 19 (IANS) For the past 20 years, intentionally or unintentionally, some kind of cultural genocide is taking place in Tibet, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said Friday."I have heard ... Read more...

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Toronto Fest Feels The ‘Aftershock’


September 22nd, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): "Aftershock," a film based on an earthquake that was released in China sometime this year has quickly became the nation's box-office leader of all-time. It has ... Read more...

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Patil says enough space for India, China to fulfil development aspirations


May 28th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 28 (ANI): Impressed by China's amazing achievements on many fronts, especially in the post-Cultural Revolution period (1966-1976), visiting Indian President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Friday said there was enough space ... Read more...

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Chinese city isolated, divided after ethnic killings


December 13th, 2009 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
By Bill Smith Beijing, Dec 13 (DPA) Many residents of China's far western city of Urumqi spent the second half of 2009 cut off from the world after the government sent in paramilitary ... Read more...

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Celina conquers new frontiers!


November 9th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Celina Jaitley is one lady who dons a lot of hats! The Ex-Miss Universe runner up has not only carved a name for herself in the film industry but has always ... Read more...

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Last male bastion - panipuri vendor - falls in Nepal


October 14th, 2009 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 14 (IANS) After an armed revolution transformed the world's only Hindu kingdom Nepal into a secular republic, now a pair of entrepreneurs have quietly ushered in a socio-cultural ... Read more...

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Parade, pageants highlight China’s 60-year rise in world stage


October 1st, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 1 (Xinhua) Military and civilian marchers accompanied by floats turned Tian'anmen Square into a scene of joyous celebration here Thursday as China celebrated the 60th birthday of the People's Republic. Leading ... Read more...

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Bullet removed from Chinese woman’s face after 42 years


May 16th, 2009 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 15 (DPA) Doctors in the southwestern Chinese city of Chongqing have cut a bullet out of a woman's face 42 years after it lodged there, media reports said Friday. The 3.3-centimetre ... Read more...

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China’s repression in Tibet worst for 30 years: Report


March 9th, 2009 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 9 (DPA) China's repression of Tibetans' political, civil and religious rights in response to last year's unrest has reached levels last seen in the 1970s, the International Campaign for Tibet ... Read more...

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Wild and wacky ways to welcome the Olympics


August 3rd, 2008 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
By Cindy Sui Beijing, Aug 3 (DPA) An acupuncturist tried to stick 2,008 needles in his head. Another man offered to give passers-by money if they brought him dead flies. And several others ... Read more...

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Tibetan exiles decide their future actions ahead of Beijing Olympics


July 24th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, July 24 (ANI): Five Non-Governmental organizations (NGO) here have joined hands for the Tibetan freedom movement and have decided to launch an all-out struggle against a second cultural revolution in ... Read more...

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The changing face of China between two disasters


June 17th, 2008 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
By Lin Jianyang and Cheng Yunjie Beijing, June 17 (Xinhua) Following the devastating earthquake that rocked southwest China May 12, a young woman sent her own shockwaves through the internet. Under the name ... Read more...

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US suffered loss of respect under Bush: former German minister


June 10th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Berlin, June 10 (DPA) The United States has suffered a "large loss of influence and respect" under the presidency of George W. Bush, former German foreign minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher said Tuesday. Speaking ... Read more...

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Pranab to accord Chinese scholar with Indian honour in Beijing


May 29th, 2008 - 8:38 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee will meet a very special person during his visit to China next week. Ji Xianlin is one of China's leading Indologists who ... Read more...

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China shifts Tibet Buddhist shrines to crematorium


May 8th, 2008 - 8:31 pm ICT by admin
Dharamsala, May 8 (IANS) At least 11 Buddhist stupas have been moved to a crematorium to make way for a picnic spot in Tibet, said a spokesman of the Tibetan government-in-exile Thursday. ... Read more...

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Roadside barbers losing out to beauty salons


March 29th, 2008 - 11:23 am ICT by admin
(Feature) By Nityanand Shukla Patna/Ranchi, March 29 (IANS) Once the lifelines of 'babus' hurrying to work with a day's stubble on their faces, roadside barbers in Bihar and Jharkhand are gradually becoming a rarity. ... Read more...

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Tibetan author under house arrest in Beijing


March 22nd, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by admin
DPA Beijing, March 22 (DPA) Tibetan author Tsering Woeser and her Chinese husband and fellow author, Wang Lixiong, have been placed under house arrest in Beijing since the outbreak of anti-Chinese protests in ... Read more...

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More than a million lay claim to Confucius ancestry


February 19th, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by admin
London, February 19 (ANI): An appeal to people who consider themselves to be descendants of Confucius, the founding father of Chinese political and ethical thought, has generated over a million responses so ... Read more...

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`Mao’s’ Indian media become


January 14th, 2008 - 11:14 am ICT by admin
By Ashok Dixit Juyongguan Pass (near Beijing), Jan.14 (ANI): Cultural Revolution supremo Mao Zedong was quoted as saying during his lifetime that the "Man Who Does Not Touch The Great Wall Is Not ... Read more...

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`Mao’s’ Indian media become “Heroes” at The Great Wall


January 13th, 2008 - 11:28 pm ICT by admin
By Ashok Dixit Juyongguan Pass (near Beijing), Jan.13 (ANI): Cultural Revolution supremo Mao Zedong was quoted as saying during his lifetime that the "Man Who Does Not Touch The Great Wall Is ... Read more...

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PM visits Beijing Olympics Exhibition Centre


January 13th, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by admin
By Ashok Dixit Beijing, Jan.13 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, today spent about 45-minutes at the Beijing Olympics Exhibition Centre here, and said at the end of it that preparations ... Read more...

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