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Streamlined visa process draws more tourists to US


September 20th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Mexico, China and Brazil, along with other countries, are contributing more to the US tourism industry thanks to a streamlined visa process and reduced wait time, ... Read more...

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Chinese woman kills mother-in-law, toddler


September 12th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) A Chinese woman has been charged with killing her mother-in-law and her three-year-old son after she was upset over her divorce, and then trying to commit ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China approves 25 urban rail projects to boost economy


September 6th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 6 (IANS) China's top economic planning agency has approved 25 urban rail projects that could be worth more than 800 billion yuan ($126 billion). The National Development and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinese official suspended for beating air stewardess


September 4th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 4 (IANS) A senior official in China's southern metropolis of Guangzhou has been suspended for allegedly beating an air attendant, sources said.Fang Daguo, a member of the Standing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kobe, LeBron to tour China after Olympics


August 11th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Kobe Bryant will lead a bunch of big names from the US Olympic basketball team to tour China after the London Olympics.Bryant will fly directly from ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chinese official held for sodomising minors


August 7th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) A provincial government official in China has been arrested for molesting, sodomising and raping four underage boys.Li Jun, a section chief with the Civil Affairs Bureau ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Olympic badminton: China’s mixed doubles duo wins first badminton gold


August 4th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) China's mixed doubles players Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei beat their teammates Xu Chen and Ma Jin at the Wembley Arena Friday afternoon, clinching the first ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chinese city installs 70 cameras to save lake


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) In a novel approach to prevent a lake from becoming a dumping ground of human waste by local residents, authorities in China's Guangdong province have installed ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China acts against foreign prostitutes


August 1st, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) Authorities in the Chinese capital have been urged to stem the entry of foreign sex workers following the arrest of four such women in a downtown ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian athletes’ London tryst amid soaring expectations


July 26th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Carrying the hopes of a billion plus people back home, Indian athletes are supremely confident of returning with the richest medal haul from the Olympic ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Drogba makes immediate impact in China


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 23 (IANS) Former Chelsea football star Didier Drogba made an immediate impact on his debut for the Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua setting up an equaliser in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

10 dead, 30,000 evacuated after torrential rains in Beijing (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed while more than 30,000 were evacuated in the heaviest rains in six decades in the Chinese capital, authorities said Sunday.Thousands ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

There is rivalry in shooting too: Manavjit Sandhu


July 20th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Trap shooter Manavjit Sandhu has said it is a myth that marksmen compete with themselves and don't have a rival like other sports do."I have been ... Read more...

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Shanghai buses to have Wi-Fi


July 10th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 10 (IANS) Commuters in China's commercial capital will soon be able to enjoy free Wi-Fi service inside its city buses.Shanghai Bashi Group, the bus operator, said it intends ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

SriLankan to fly daily to Beijing, Shanghai


July 8th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) SriLankan airlines will operate daily flights to Beijing and Shanghai from July 15.The flights will help serve the increasing number of Chinese travellers to Colombo, Male, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

20 die in China explosion


June 29th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) Twenty people were killed and 14 injured Friday in a massive blast triggered by oil that leaked from a truck in south China's Guangdong province, authorities ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese club prepares huge offer for Kaka?


June 28th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 28 (IANS) Spanish and Italian newspapers are speculating that Chinese football side Guangzhou Evergrande are preparing an offer for Real Madrid's star Brazilian midfielder Kaka.Italian paper El ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Donated organs give new lives to five Chinese


May 24th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 24 (IANS) A woman in China has donated the organs of her 11-year-old son, who became brain-dead after an accident, to save the lives of five strangers.Yuan Dezhen, ... Read more...

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Chinese football pinning hopes on Seedorf and Drogba


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 22 (IANS) The guessing game about which famous football star will be the next to land in China gained momentum as more big names were linked to Chinese ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Hong Kong tops Chinese competitive city list


May 21st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 21 (IANS) Hong Kong has topped a list of the most competitive cities in China and its special territories.The list - "Report on the Competitiveness of Chinese Cities ... Read more...

Posted in World |

No top post for Chinese officials with family abroad


April 27th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) Officials who have all their family members living abroad will now be ineligible to hold the top position in any department in a Chinese city, a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

South Korea aims 10 gold medals at London Olympics


April 19th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 19 (IANS) South Korea aims to capture more than 10 gold medals for a top-10 finish in the London Olympics, with hopes running high after the country's superlative ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mary Kom confident, but not taking Olympic gold for granted


April 8th, 2012 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Mary Kom is easily India's best bet to win a gold medal at the London Olympics but the five-time world boxing champion is not taking ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chinese urban women contribute one-third to family income


February 29th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 29 (IANS) Chinese women in urban areas on an average contribute about one-third to their family income, a survey has found.According to the "Blue Paper on Women's Lives", ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinese youth rapes, robs, kills 91-year-old


February 10th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 9 (IANS) A 19-year-old youth in a Chinese city has been detained for allegedly raping, robbing and killing a 91-year-old woman.The elderly lady surnamed Wei lived alone in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Man attacking call girls held


January 12th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 12 (IANS) A Chinese man has been arrested on charges of attacking seven prostitutes in the name of maintaining public security and justice.The attacker surnamed Li allegedly injured ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China improves flight punctuality


December 27th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 27 (IANS) Flight punctuality has been improving in China this year from a year ago despite the rapid increase of flights, a senior official said.From January to November, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Beijing gets first ‘human library’


December 27th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 27 (IANS) Ever thought what if you could interact with the protagonist of an interesting book? Well, booklovers in Beijing have been offered such an opportunity by a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China eyes next-generation internet


December 24th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) China will allow commercial use of its next-generation internet system by 2015 after putting it on trial in 2013, a media report said Saturday.The new system ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US lists Delhi’s Nehru Place among 30 ‘notorious markets’


December 21st, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) Nehru Place market in New Delhi has been listed by the United States among 30 notorious markets that are reportedly engaged in piracy and counterfeiting and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinese couple have eight babies using IVF


December 19th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 19 (IANS) A Chinese couple has become parents to eight children using in-vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment and with the help of two surrogate mothers, a media report said ... Read more...

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China to deport 13 Indian diamond traders, Modi claims credit


December 7th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A Chinese court Wednesday freed 13 of 22 Indian nationals held on charges of diamond smuggling and money laundering. India took note of the ... Read more...

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Paraplegic Deepa aims for medal at World Games


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Wheelchair-bound paraplegic athlete Deepa Malik is aiming to win a medal ahead of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, with an eye on the mega ... Read more...

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Automakers confident of China market despite slowing sales


November 24th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 24 (IANS) Senior executives from major automakers attending the ongoing Guangzhou Auto Show have expressed their confidence in China's car market, forecasting an overall growth of 5 to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

When police mistook teachers for cheats in China


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 22 (IANS) A group of village teachers in China were assaulted by the police after being mistaken for swindlers in Guangdong province, their group leader said.The six teachers, ... Read more...

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