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Jayaram packs off World No. 9 at China Masters


September 12th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Changzhou (China), Sep 12 (IANS) India's Ajay Jayaram outplayed World No.9 Kenichi Tago while his compatriot R.M.V. Gurusaidutt beat higher-ranked Muhammad Hafiz Hashim in the men's singles opening round at ... Read more...

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Sai Praneeth fails to qualify for China Masters


September 11th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Changzhou, Sep 11 (IANS) Indian shuttler B. Sai Praneeth Tuesday failed to qualify for the main draw of the men's singles in the China Masters Super Series Premier.Sai, World No.69, ... Read more...

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Good samaritan in China tracked down through internet


August 28th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 28 (IANS) A good samaritan who helped a man who suffered an epileptic attack even when onlookers told him not to do so has been tracked down ... Read more...

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Olympics women’s hockey: China lose to Japan, miss making semis


August 7th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) China failed to reach the women's hockey semifinals at the London Olympics after losing to Japan 0-1 in the last round of group matches.China collected ... Read more...

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Two stoned to death for adultery in Mali


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) Islamists in control of the northern region of Mali said they forced a man and a woman into two holes and stoned them to death for ... Read more...

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Basketball: China beat Czechs, US survives


July 29th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) China beat Czech Republic 66-57 to win the Olympic women's basketball opener here while the US were stretched by Croatia.China's Guard Ma Zengyu scored 14 of ... Read more...

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China kindergarten head jailed for school bus accident


July 21st, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 21 (IANS) The chairman of a privately-run kindergarten in northwest China's Gansu province was sentenced to seven years in prison for a deadly school bus crash that killed ... Read more...

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Thailand Open: Four Indians, including Saina, in quarters (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) India's badminton star Saina Nehwal advanced to the women's quarterfinals of the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold in Bangkok defeating Chinese Li Han 21-17, 21-13 ... Read more...

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Berries cut Parkinson’s risk by 40 percent


April 5th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Eating strawberries, blueberries, blackcurrants and blackberries could help protect against Parkinson's disease in men, researchers say.Men who ate the fruits along with other foods rich in ... Read more...

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Beijing strives to be coal-free


March 4th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 4 (IANS) Beijing will stop using coal-fired equipment in key areas of the city by 2013 to curb pollution, the authorities said Sunday.The city will cap its annual ... Read more...

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Three geologists go missing in China


March 3rd, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 3 (IANS) Three geologists who went on a field trip to a remote nature reserve in China have gone missing. Authorities have now sent a search and ... Read more...

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Asian TT: Sharath-Saha stun China’s second seeds, enter pre-quarters


February 27th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Macau, Feb 27 (IANS) India's Sharath Kamal and Subhajit Saha caused one of the biggest upsets of the Asian Table Tennis Championships when they beat China's second seeds Ma ... Read more...

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Cancer patient donates home to hospital in China


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 23 (IANS) A 70-year-old terminal cancer patient in China has donated his apartment to a hospital for medical research on the disease in a gesture that has moved ... Read more...

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China eases restrictions on US movies


February 21st, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 21 (IANS) China has relaxed restrictions on Hollywood movies in a step towards resolving an outstanding World Trade Organisation (WTO) dispute.China signed an agreement with the US Feb ... Read more...

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New Zealander charged with stealing millions


January 5th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Jan 5 (IANS) A New Zealander who was extradited from Hong Kong last month in connection with one of the country's most high-profile theft cases was denied bail and ... Read more...

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China’s foreign trade to top $3 trillion this year: Official


October 28th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 28 (IANS) A senior Chinese official said Friday the country's foreign trade volume will surpass $3 trillion this year, accounting for 10.5 percent of the world's total.The country's ... Read more...

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Shanghai district official sentenced to 16 years in prison over deadly high-rise fire


August 2nd, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by BNO News
SHANGHAI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A district official in charge of construction was sentenced to 16 years in prison on Tuesday in connection with a massive fire that broke out at a ... Read more...

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16-year jail for official in Shanghai fire incident


August 2nd, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) A district official in China was Tuesday sentenced to 16 years in prison in a case related to a fire in a high-rise building in Shanghai ... Read more...

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Drug-related crimes rising in China


June 22nd, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 22 (IANS) China is witnessing drug-related crimes turning commonplace on the mainland with a rising number of addicts resorting to robbery and other violent crimes for obtaining drugs, ... Read more...

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Chinese province to have rooms to calm down divorcing couples


May 24th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 24 (IANS) China's Jiangsu province plans to have "buffer zone" rooms at its marriage registration offices where a divorcing couple can think calmly before taking the final ... Read more...

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Shanghai - a city with 132,000 millionaires


May 13th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 13 (IANS) Over 132,000 people who have a personal wealth of 10 million yuan ($1.54 million) or more live in Shanghai, a media report said Friday.Shanghai has the ... Read more...

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Anish Kapoor slams China over artist’s detention


May 11th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Indian-origin sculptor Anish Kapoor has called for museums and galleries across the world to be closed for a day to protest China's detention of artist Ai ... Read more...

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Shanghai to face elderly population explosion by 2015


April 19th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 19 (IANS) China's Shanghai city is all set to witness a boom in its elderly population in the next five years as an estimated 4.3 million residents, or ... Read more...

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Chinese women now initiate majority of divorces


March 5th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) Women in China are now taking the lead in filing for divorce, with 70 percent of cases initiated by wives in 2010.Incompatibility, extramarital affairs and domestic ... Read more...

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Five die as man drives car into parade


February 15th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 15 (IANS) A man drove his car into a dragon dance parade in an eastern China province, killing five people and injuring many late Monday night, officials said Tuesday.The suspect ... Read more...

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Eating berries may lower Parkinson’s risk


February 14th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 14 (IANS) Eating berries regularly may lower risk of developing Parkinson's, thanks to compounds called flavonoids. Flavonoids are found in plants and fruits and are also known collectively as ... Read more...

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Chinese man sentenced to death in demolition case


February 1st, 2011 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 1 (IANS) A man in north China's Shanxi province has been sentenced to death after he killed one man and injured another during an illegal demolition last year.Gao Haidong was ... Read more...

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Chinese adults can’t take parents’ money - that’s law


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Jan 22 (IANS) In a bid to ensure elderly persons' social welfare, parents in an east China province have been empowered by a new law to decline their adult children's monetary ... Read more...

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‘Orphan of Zhao’ director failed to give us credit: Chinese screenwriters


December 19th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 19 (ANI): Two famous female screenwriters of Chinese film industry are annoyed with a director for not giving them credit in his latest film.Though his latest film, 'Orphan of ... Read more...

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Sharath goes down fighting in ITTF Pro Tour Finals


December 18th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) India's top table tennis player Sharath Kamal fought hard against World No.16 Seung Min Ryu of South Korea, but lost 3-4 in the quarterfinals of the International ... Read more...

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CWG table tennis: Indian paddlers end campaign with five medals (Roundup)


October 14th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Ace paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal and the women's pair of Mouma Das and Poulomi Ghatak won a bronze each Thursday as India ended with five ... Read more...

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CWG: India close to 100 medals, battles England for second spot (Intro Night Lead)


October 14th, 2010 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Four gold medals, including a hat-trick by boxers, took India's gold count to 36 and the overall tally to 96 on the penultimate day of ... Read more...

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CWG table tennis: Doubles gold brings tears in Sharath’s eyes (Roundup)


October 13th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Defending table tennis champion Sharath Kamal made up somewhat for his loss in the men's singles semi-finals in the morning by pairing up with Subhajit ... Read more...

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Achanta, Subhajit duo win maiden CWG Gold medal in table tennis for India


October 13th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.13 (ANI): Indian table tennis players Achanta Sharath Kamal and Subhajit Saha won first ever Gold medal in the Men's double event at the Commonwealth Games here on Wednesday evening, ... Read more...

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CWG table tennis: India win men’s doubles gold


October 13th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Indians Sharath Kamal and Subhajit Saha won the men's doubles table tennis gold of the Commonwealth Games, beating Singaporeans Gao Ning and Yang Zi 3-2 in a ... Read more...

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