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Satellites to help Beijing expose fake afforestation


August 21st, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 21 (IANS) Beijing's afforestation watchdog has said it will turn to satellite monitoring to expose fake green drives in the city and prevent the misuse of plantation funds, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Russia pound Britain 95-75 in Olympic basketball


July 30th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Russian men flew out of the blocks at the Olympic basketball tournament here Sunday, pounding hosts Great Britain 95-75.Russia, featuring NBA stars Andrei Kirilenko, Timofey Mozgov ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chinese family gets compensation for forced abortion


July 11th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) The family of a young Chinese woman forced to have a late-term abortion has agreed to settle the case out of court after their town ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chinese astronauts get e-mail from earth


June 19th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) Chinese astronauts in the orbiting space module Tiangong-1 Tuesday received the first of its kind e-mail from earth.The Beijing Aerospace Control Centre said the e-mail contains ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Attitudes towards sex change in China


June 9th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 9 (IANS) As China develops socially and economically, the Chinese are becoming less likely to view sex as a taboo subject, the China Daily reported Saturday.That tendency ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese man jailed for helping mother commit suicide


May 31st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) A man in China has been sentenced to three years in jail for helping his paralysed mother kill herself by consuming pesticide, a court said.The 73-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India creates history, tests 5,000 km Agni-V missile (Second Lead)


April 19th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India Thursday created history with the successful testing of the much awaited Agni-V long-range ballistic nuclear-capable missile, described as 'China killer', that can accurately hit ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Chinese journalists provide free lunch


April 9th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 9 (IANS) A charity programme initiated by a group of journalists through the internet has been providing free lunch to 15,000 children from needy families across China.The "Free ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mercy sought for man who poisoned mother


March 28th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) Relatives and neighbours of a Chinese villager who gave a fatal dose of pesticide to his bedridden elderly mother have sought leniency for him, saying it ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sudan rebels claim to have killed 130 soldiers


February 28th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Khartoum, Feb 28 (IANS) A rebel group in Sudan Tuesday said it has killed 130 Sudanese army soldiers in an attack along the Sudan-South Sudan border, Xinhua reported."The attack launched ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Four Chinese officials jailed over deadly colliery flood


February 26th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 26 (IANS) Four officials have been sentenced from three to 13 years in jail for last year's coal mine flooding that killed 13 people in China's Hunan province, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

At least 75 killed in South Sudan attack


October 30th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, Oct 29 (IANS) At least 75 people, including 60 rebels, were killed Saturday in the Unity state of South Sudan when the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) repealed an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Did Ice Age giants’ ancestors originate in Tibet?


September 5th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 5 (IANS) A new fossil assemblage found in China's Tibet Autonomous Region has suggested ancestors of some giant Ice Age mammals may have evolved in Tibet before the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tweaking plants’ bio-clock can revolutionise food output


September 4th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) Tweaking the biological clock of plants could make global food shortages a thing of the past. "Farmers are limited by the seasons, but by understanding the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rupert Murdoch to appear in court


July 19th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Embattled media mogul Rupert Murdoch has been dragged to appear before UK lawmakers and answer questions on the phone hacking scandal that has rocked the country.Rupert’s ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Beijing, Shanghai costly cities for expats


July 16th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) Employees of international companies who live in Beijing and Shanghai have comparatively higher living costs than their colleagues who live in New York, a study has ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

China establishes diplomatic relations with South Sudan


July 10th, 2011 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
Juba, July 10 (IANS) China Saturday established its diplomatic relations with the Republic of South Sudan and vowed to provide assistance at the best of its ability to develop the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

80 percent of Chinese students sleep deprived


May 30th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 30 (IANS) About 80 percent of primary and middle school students in China are not getting enough sleep, according to a report released Monday.The study by the China ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chinese national charged in US Army recruiting scam


April 13th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Pomona, Apr 13 (ANI): A Chinese national has been arrested and charged for his role in a U.S. Army recruiting scam in which he convinced nearly 100 people to join a military ... Read more...

Posted in World |

People prefer products in simple design and matching colours


January 6th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): A new research says that most people like to play it safe when combining colours for an article of clothing or outfit.When consumers were asked to choose colors ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China’s artistry of lighting Games torch dazzles


November 12th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) In a brilliantly executed display, China's Olympic diving champion He Chong ignited a giant firecracker whose flame shot up and lit the cauldron during the opening ceremony of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

UAE, China discuss trade ties


August 15th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 15 (IANS/WAM) Officials of the UAE and China met here Sunday to discuss ways to boost their investment and trade cooperation. Deng Kuang, deputy director-general of Ningxia's commerce department, led ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No link found between milk, infant puberty in China


August 15th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 15 (IANS) There is no evidence that milk powder produced by a Chinese company caused three infant girls to grow breasts, China's health ministry said Sunday. In July, parents and doctors ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

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 |

ORF, Fudan University to study rural economies and governance practices


July 31st, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): In a novel initiative, research institutes of India and China have agreed to undertake a two-year joint research project on rural political economies and governance practices in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

China’s sexiest tramp’s life set for reel makeover


July 19th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): A movie is being made on a Chinese tramp who shot to fame as a sex symbol after his photograph was posted on the internet.In 2009, 34-year-old Cheng ... Read more...

Posted in World |

PLA hosts Indian Army on May Day


May 1st, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 1 (IANS) Chinese troops played host to an Indian Army delegation on their side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region to mark May ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Internet addiction to be named a disease in China’


March 29th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 29 (ANI): Internet addiction among young Chinese may soon be labelled a disease, a Chinese daily has reported.According to the Guangzhou Daily, the Ministry of Health is conducting a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Net addiction may be named as disease


March 28th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) Internet addiction may be regarded as a disease in China, a media report said. A research on internet addiction, which is to be named "pathological Internet use", was being ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Scientists create synthetic DNA-like crystals for CO2 capture


February 12th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Chemists at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) have created a synthetic DNA-like crystals that could capture heat-trapping carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, which contribute to global warming, rising ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oz-Sudanese model hailed as next Naomi Campbell


February 1st, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, February 1 (ANI): Australian-Sudanese model Ajak Deng has been predicted as the next supermodel five years after she fled her troubled African homeland with her family.The 19-year-old refugee was said ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hong Kong woman paid fake Taoist master with sex, cash


January 29th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Jan 29 (DPA) A Hong Kong woman was tricked out of 1.5 million Hong Kong dollars ($190,000) and duped into sex by a man believed to be part of syndicate ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Land plant fossils shows Paleoasian Ocean disappeared about 251 million years ago


December 9th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 9 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have analyzed land plant fossils to show that the Paleoasian Ocean disappeared about 251 million years ago.The collision between the Siberian Plate and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Garlic, chilli ‘ineffective’ against A/H1N1virus


December 8th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, December 08 (ANI): Garlic and chilli, which are traditionally thought to keep flu at bay, are ineffective against A/H1N1 influenza, experts have claimed.The price of garlic in China has increased ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Teenage Internet addict beaten to death in China


August 4th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Nanning (China), Aug 4 (Xinhua) A teenager in a Chinese camp meant to help people fight Internet addiction was beaten to death by camp workers. Public security authorities in south China's Guangxi Zhuang ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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