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Nearly 100 killed in China rains (Third Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Torrential rains that have ravaged China's 17 provinces since July 20, have killed at least 95 people. Another 45 are still missing, the government said ... Read more...

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50 dead in China rains (Second Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) At least 50 people have died in China in rain-triggered floods and accidents, authorities said Monday.In Beijing, the toll from Saturday's rainstorms climbed to 37 as ... Read more...

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Chinese child-trafficking ring busted


July 6th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 5 (IANS) Police in China have busted two major child trafficking gangs and arrested 802 suspects and freed 181 children, the government said Thursday.Under the ministry of public ... Read more...

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31 abducted infants rescued in China


June 1st, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 1 (IANS) As many as 31 infants were rescued after police busted a child trafficking ring in China's Yunnan province, the government said Friday.According to railway ministry's public ... Read more...

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Beijing forest shield to get thicker


May 4th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 4 (IANS) A sprawling green belt protecting China's capital from sandstorm is set to get thicker.A forest belt running 230 km east to west has been created since ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China completes tunnel under Yellow river


January 9th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 8 (IANS) China has completed the construction of a tunnel under the Yellow river as part of a huge south-north water diversion project, the government said Sunday.Water diverted ... Read more...

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China moves to protect Bohai Bay


December 28th, 2011 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 28 (IANS) China plans to enforce strict measures to prevent damage from the offshore oil drilling to the fragile ecosystem of the Bohai Bay.Liu Cigui, director of the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China began cultivating millet 10,000 years ago


October 16th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) Evidence of glutinous millet's cultivation has been found in the northern province of Hebei that could date back to 10,000 years, said Chinese archaeologists Sunday.Lab results ... Read more...

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China arrests 2,200 in crackdown on organied gangs


September 16th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 16 (IANS) Police in China have arrested about 2,200 suspected gangsters and destroyed 18 gangs during a nationwide crackdown, said the ministry of public security in a statement.The ... Read more...

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Mumbai oil spill decreasing, say officials (Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Indian defence and maritime authorities Monday said the oil spill from the sunken ship Rak Carrier has decreased, compared to a day earlier and that ... Read more...

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17 dead in China floods


July 23rd, 2011 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in China's 11 provinces have left at least 17 people dead, including four children, officials said.The ministry of ... Read more...

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One in five working women sexually exploited in China: Survey


May 4th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai/Beijing, May 4 (IANS) A survey has revealed how unsafe it is turning out for the women in China to work at offices, with one in five women respondents admitting ... Read more...

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One in every five women is sexually harassed in China: Survey


May 4th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai/Beijing, May 4:(ANI) - A survey conducted in China has found that one in every five female respondents has experienced sexual harassment at work.The poll found 20 percent of the 1,837 participants ... Read more...

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China jails 14 people in tainted milk case


April 30th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 30 (ANI): Local courts in Shanxi and Hebei provinces of China have convicted and sentenced 14 people for producing and selling tainted milk powder.According to China Daily, among the 14 ... Read more...

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China’s top lawmaker rules out western- style political reforms


March 11th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Beijind, Mar.11 (ANI): Wu Bangguo, Chairman of China's National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, said that China will never adopt a multiparty system or other Western-style political models that can challenge the ... Read more...

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China earmarks $1 bn to battle drought


February 10th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 10 (IANS) The Chinese government will spend $1 billion to fight the drought which has hit a huge part of the country's north.At least 6.7 billion yuan ($1.02 billion) will ... Read more...

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Millions facing water shortage in China


January 29th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Jinan (China), Jan.29 (ANI): Over 2.2 million people and 2.7 million livestock are facing a water shortage in many parts of China.According to the China Daily, some of the wheat-growing regions, ... Read more...

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Millions short of water as drought hits eastern China


December 30th, 2010 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 30 (IANS) A severe drought in China's eastern Shandong province has left tens of thousands of people short of drinking water and dried up vast swathes of farmland.The drought, worst ... Read more...

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Dolphins to treat autistic children in China


July 8th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) A marine amusement park in China has purchased four dolphins, but they are not intended for amusement. The mammals will be use for treating children suffering from autism. Autism ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Major Internet pornography syndicate busted in China


August 14th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Aug 14(ANI): A major Internet pornography syndicate was busted in China, when 13 people were detained for involvement in a cluster of websites that attracted 12 million members.According to the Suqian ... Read more...

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China tests 113 who flew with Mexican having swine flu


May 3rd, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 3 (Xinhua) At least 113 people, who were on the same flight with a Mexican national later diagnosed with swine flu in Hong Kong, have been quarantined in China to ... Read more...

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Ming Dynasty Great Wall in China more than 2,551.8 kms longer than earlier thought


April 20th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 20 (ANI): A two-year investigation has revealed that the length of the Great Wall of the Ming Dynasty era in China, is estimated to be more than 2,551.8 ... Read more...

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Twelve arrested in China for CCTV building fire


February 12th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 12 (Xinhua) Beijing police have arrested 12 people, including an official of the China Central Television (CCTV), for the fire in the company's new headquarters building Monday that killed one ... Read more...

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Man sentenced to death in China milk scandal


January 22nd, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shijiazhuang (China), Jan 22 (Xinhua) Zhang Yujun, who produced and sold melamine-laced "protein powder" in China's tainted milk scandal, was convicted for endangering public security and sentenced to death by a court ... Read more...

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One-fifth of Chinas Great Wall in Inner Mongolia gone


December 31st, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): An archaeologist has said that about a fifth of the Great Wall built in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) has disappeared in north Chinas Inner Mongolia Autonomous ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Beijing has adequate water for Olympics


July 13th, 2008 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 13 (Xinhua) Beijing has more than enough water to meet demand over the Olympics, despite suffering years of drought, a senior official of the Beijing Water Bureau has said. "Beijing ... Read more...

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Most extensive preservation project for Great Wall of China launched


May 17th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): Chinas Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region has launched the most extensive preservation project for the Great Wall of China, with a survey and repair already in progress. ... Read more...

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To improve air quality, China bans burning crop stalks


May 5th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 5 (Xinhua) China has banned burning of crop stubble in a bid to improve air quality in and around the Olympic host cities. The ban will be in force between ... Read more...

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China’s steel output to slow down in 2008: official


March 6th, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, March 6 (Xinhua) China's steel output will fall sharply in 2008, despite maintaining the top position as producer and net seller of the strategic product, China Iron and Steel Association (CISA) ... Read more...

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Arcelor Mittal acquires 28 pc stake in China Oriental for $647m


November 14th, 2007 - 10:16 am ICT by admin
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