earthquake in china

China hiding n-arsenal in tunnel maze, say researchers


December 1st, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) China is hiding its ballistic missiles and nuclear warheads in a vast network of tunnels, said a media report citing a study carried out by a ... Read more...

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We want India, Brazil in UN security council: BRIC nations (Lead)


April 16th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Brasilia, April 16 (IANS) Challenging the existing global power structure, BRIC nations called for urgent reforms of the UN, wanted international financial institutions to accommodate aspirations of rising ... Read more...

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Clinton offers condolences to quake-hit China


April 15th, 2010 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has offered condolences to the families of the victims killed in a devastating earthquake in northwest China, Xinhua reported. "On behalf of the ... Read more...

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Top 10 Earth stories of the decade


January 1st, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 1 (ANI): An article in Discovery News has outlined the top 10 earth stories of the decade.The number 10 story is the soaring oil prices in 2008, when the sale ... Read more...

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Reservoir may have triggered devastating 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in China


November 6th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 6 (ANI): A new study by scientists has confirmed that a reservoir may have triggered the devastating 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in China that killed nearly 90,000 people.Reservoirs have been known ... Read more...

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Panda ‘love story’ to raise money for nature reserve


July 20th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, July 20 (DPA) A book about a panda that went missing during last year's Sichuan earthquake in China and the Hong Kong woman who adopted the animal is to help ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

West’s Shangri-la fantasy creates China’s `Virtual Tibet’


March 11th, 2009 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
By Bill Smith Beijing, March 11 (DPA) When Herge's "Adventures of Tintin" spread from Belgium across Europe in the 1960s, Tintin's fictional travels in Tibet featured in one of the most popular strip-cartoon ... Read more...

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Moderate earthquake in China


January 15th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 15 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale Thursday hit China's Wenchuan County, which was the epicentre of the May 12 earthquake last year that left more than ... Read more...

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Massive Earthquake in China


November 10th, 2008 - 9:31 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
There was a strong earthquake in China measuring 6.5 Richter Scale on Monday, November 10, 2008 at 01:22:01 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time ) and on Monday, November 10, 2008 at 08:22:01 ... Read more...

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Slight intensity earthquake rocks China


October 1st, 2008 - 11:30 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
There was an earthquake in Southern Xinjiang, China with the magnitude of 4.4 on the Richter scale.The earthquake occured Wednesday, October 01, 2008 at 02:39:25 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time )and Wednesday, ... Read more...

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China quake toll rises to 28 (Second Lead)


August 31st, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panzhihua (China), Aug 31 (Xinhua) The toll in Saturday's 6.1-magnitude earthquake in China's southwestern Sichuan province has risen to 28 after three more deaths were reported in the Huili county Sunday, officials ... Read more...

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Jolie to adopt a Chinese baby?


August 5th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Daily, Aug 5 (ANI): Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie is considering adopting a Chinese baby post the earthquake in the country, which orphaned many babies.Apparently, the actress, who is a mother ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China decries McCain’s meeting with Dalai Lama


July 28th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Beijing, July 28 (RIA Novosti) China Monday decried a meeting between US Republican presidential candidate John McCain and Tibet's spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, calling it potentially detrimental to bilateral relations. ... Read more...

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Seismic array may lead to improved tsunami detection for the Asia-Pacific region


July 23rd, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, July 23 (ANI): A new seismic array that has been proposed for north-west Australia and improved computer modeling can help in faster and more accurate tsunami predictions in the Asia-Pacific ... Read more...

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2008 may be most disastrous year ever in regards to global natural disasters


July 15th, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Natural disasters on a global scale are becoming more frequent, thanks to an onslaught of weather-related crises in the first half of this year, which might make ... Read more...

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Sharon Stone shows signs of inferior brain: PETA


July 4th, 2008 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Hollywood actress Sharon Stone's lack of empathy towards China earthquake victims and weakness for furs have upset the animal rights group and they have offered her a brain ... Read more...

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China’s earthquake damaged $6 billion in Agriculture


July 2nd, 2008 - 11:49 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The 8.0-magnitude quake in the southwest has left 700,000 people unemployed and deprived 1.15 million farmers of their livelihood, Xinhua news agency said, quoting provincial vice-governor Li Chengyun.May's devastating earthquake in southwest ... Read more...

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China quake was rare and unexpected


July 1st, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A new analysis of the setting for the May 12 earthquake in China has indicated that the quake was rare and unexpected in the country.The analysis, done ... Read more...

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Chinese quake causes $6 billion damage to agriculture: UN


June 30th, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Rome, June 30 (DPA) Last month's devastating earthquake in China's Sichuan province caused damage worth $6 billion to agriculture, a UN food agency said Monday. More than 70,000 people died in the ... Read more...

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Japanese destroyer makes historic landing in Chinese port


June 24th, 2008 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, June 24 (DPA) A Japanese destroyer arrived in the southern Chinese port of Zhanjiang Tuesday, making the first port call by a Japanese warship in the country since World War II. ... Read more...

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Giant pandas face food scarcity due to quake damaged bamboo forests in China


June 24th, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): The devastating earthquake in China has not only given a blow to men in the quake-hit region, but has also taken a toll on the pandas ... Read more...

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China parades Olympic torch in tense Tibet (Lead)


June 22nd, 2008 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, June 21 (DPA) The Olympic torch was paraded through Lhasa, the capital of China's Tibet region, under tight security and surveillance Saturday. At the beginning of the torch-lighting ceremony, hundreds of ... Read more...

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Olympic torch arrives in tense Tibet


June 21st, 2008 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, June 21 (DPA) The Olympic torch arrived Saturday in a tense Tibet under tight security and surveillance. At the beginning of the ceremony at which the torch was lit, hundreds of ... Read more...

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Japanese destroyer heads to Chinese port for historic landing


June 19th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Tokyo, June 19 (DPA) A Japanese military ship set sail from Japan Thursday to make a historic port call in China, as part of a bilateral defence exchange. A Japanese Maritime Self-Defence ... Read more...

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NASA data helps pinpoint impacted populations in the aftermath of a disaster


June 15th, 2008 - 11:08 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): A set of NASA data products can describe the location of the exposed populations in the aftermath of a disaster, with prominent examples being the cyclone in ... Read more...

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India asks tourism industry to guard against economic recession and natural disasters


June 13th, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, June 13 (ANI): Tourism and Culture Minister Ambika Soni today said that to maintain high growth rate, tourism industry should guard itself against volatile economic trends and unforeseen natural disasters.Addressing ... Read more...

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Scientists achieve major breakthrough in forecasting earthquakes


June 6th, 2008 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6 (ANI): By finding a close link between electrical disturbances on the edge of our atmosphere and impending quakes on the ground below, NASA scientists have said that they ... Read more...

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Sharon Stone apologizes for her remark at the Cannes Film Festival about the earthquake in China


June 5th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Sharon Stone – apologizes Stone, who walked the red carpet in Shanghai last year, will not be invited back soon, Shanghai International Film Festival spokeswoman Tang Bing.Tang said film festival organizers sent Stone ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UAE donates $50 mn for quake relief in China


June 4th, 2008 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 4 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has donated $50 million for quake relief in China, WAM news agency reported Wednesday. The grant will be used in reconstruction of ... Read more...

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Pranab to be feted in Beijing’s “Forbidden City”


June 4th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou, June 4 (ANI): China has said that it attaches great importance to the visit of Indian Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee, and this is will be reflected when Beijing not only ... Read more...

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China’s quake toll at 69,000, no outbreak of epidemic


June 2nd, 2008 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, June 2 (Xinhua) The toll in the May 12 earthquake in China's northwest region rose to 69,000, the government said Monday and added that there was no report of outbreak of ... Read more...

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Defence ministers gather for Asia security dialogue


May 30th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, May 30 (DPA) Defence leaders gathered in Singapore Friday for the largest defence and security dialogue among Asia-Pacific nations aimed at generating "fresh policy thinking and innovative solutions to global challenges". ... Read more...

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China continued Internet censorship to regulate deadly earthquake news


May 25th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Even when the deadly 7.9-magnitude earthquake wrecked havoc in China earlier this month, the Government censors in the country continued to monitor the Internet."Reporters rushed to ... Read more...

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China allocates $2.2 bn for relief, quake toll over 60,000


May 24th, 2008 - 8:37 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 24 (Xinhua) The Chinese government has allocated 15.1 billion yuan ($2.2 billion) for quake relief operations so far, the country's finance ministry said Saturday.x The ministry said 11.1 billion yuan ... Read more...

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Jackie Chan plans China earthquake movie


May 24th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 24 (ANI): Jackie Chan is planning to make a film on the recent earthquake in China that has left more than 55,000 people dead and more than 5 million ... Read more...

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