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Scientists design earthworm-like robot


August 10th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Researchers have engineered a soft robot that inches ahead with earthworm-like peristalsis, crawling across surfaces by contracting segments of its body.The robot, made almost entirely of ... Read more...

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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...

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China non-manufacturing sector’s growth slows


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) The Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) of China's non-manufacturing sector, a key economic indicator, dropped 1.1 percentage points to 55.6 percent in July, new survey results have ... Read more...

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Korea’s Jin fires his way to pistol gold


July 28th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Korean shooter Jongoh Jin held off a late charge from Italy's Luca Tesconi to win the Olympic gold in the men's 10 meter air ... Read more...

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‘Blind’ archer helps set Olympics’ first world record (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World records started to tumble even before the opening ceremony of the London Olympics Friday, with a legally blind South Korean archer the star.Im Dong-Hyun ... Read more...

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Olympic gold medallist Chen Ying picks up World Cup title


May 25th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 25 (IANS) China's Olympic champion Chen Ying lifted the women's 25m pistol title in Munich's World Cup shooting event, the ISSF official website reported Friday.Chen shot the best ... Read more...

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China manufacturing expands in April (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) China's Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), a preliminary readout of manufacturing activities, rose in April for five consecutive months, latest data showed Tuesday.The PMI climbed to 53.3 ... Read more...

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China’s animation industry grows


May 1st, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) The production value of China's animation industry hit an estimated 60 billion yuan ($9.5 billion) in 2011, and a total of 200,000 minutes of animation were ... Read more...

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Not going to London to make up numbers: Kashyap


April 28th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India's shuttler Parupalli Kashyap Saturday said he was going to the London Olympics to win and his intention was not just to make up numbers.Kashyap ... Read more...

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Chen Jin on course for Olympic berth


April 19th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Qingdao (China), April 19 (IANS) Chinese shuttler Chen Jin still needs a good run to confirm his ticket to the London Olympic Games as he and Danish veteran Peter Gade ... Read more...

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North Korea puts rocket on pad for satellite launch


April 9th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 8 (IANS) The rocket for the planned satellite launch later this month by North Korea has been installed on the launch pad, Xinhua reported Sunday.Last month, North Korea ... Read more...

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60-year-old ’stud’ in pregnancy trouble!


March 21st, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 21 (IANS) A 60-year-old Chinese man is in trouble after being duped into believing that a young woman will pay him to get her pregnant.A court has ordered ... Read more...

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Two Chinese street motorbike racers may get death penalty


March 6th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) Two street motorbike racers in China's Shanghai city who were detained and charged with dangerous driving may face the death penalty in line with new guidelines, ... Read more...

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China to rate films for the first time


February 1st, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 1 (IANS) Ratings for movies have existed in countries like the US and Japan for years. Chinese audiences, however, have been left in the dark when it comes ... Read more...

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Asian Shooting: Vijay Kumar wins gold in standard pistol


January 20th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India's pistol shooter Vijay Kumar won the gold medal in the standard pistol event in the Asian Shooting Championships in Doha Friday, but there was ... Read more...

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North Korean succession is stable: South Korea, US


December 30th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Dec 30 (IANS) The defense chiefs of South Korea and the US said the power succession in North Korea following the death of its leader Kim Jong-il has been ... Read more...

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Jayaram, Gurusaidutt, Saina in Hong Kong Open quarterfinals


November 17th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 17 (IANS) Ajay Jayaram and Gurusaidutt recorded upset victories against formidable opponents to storm into the men's singles quarterfinals of the Hong Kong Open badminton Thursday.Saina Nehwal ... Read more...

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Singapore tightens criteria for work visas


October 22nd, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, Oct 22 (IANS) Singapore, which has a sizeable Indian population, has "tightened" its criteria for some work visas in an effort to raise the standards and quality of work, ... Read more...

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Fighter jet crashes at Chinese airshow, one pilot missing


October 14th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by BNO News
PUCHENG, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A fighter jet crashed during an air show in southwestern China on late Friday morning, injuring one pilot and leaving another pilot unaccounted for, state-run media reported.The ... Read more...

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Chen Long, Wang Shixian capture crowns at China Masters


September 18th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Changzhou (China), Sep 18 (IANS) Local players Chen Long and world No. 2 Wang Shixian claimed the men's and women's singles titles at the China Badminton Masters here Sunday. Chen Long, ... Read more...

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Lin Dan suffers season’s third loss at China Masters


September 17th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Changzhou (China), Sep 17 (IANS) Four-time world champion Lin Dan of China suffered his third loss in this season as he was stopped by teammate Chen Jin in the semi-finals ... Read more...

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Azlan Shah: India to face South Korea for fifth place


May 14th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 14 (IANS) South Korea set up a fifth-place play-off clash with India after they defeated Britain 3-1 in the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here Saturday. South ... Read more...

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World Cup Stage I archery: Indians put up a modest show


May 4th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) Commonwealth Games gold medallist Deepika Kumari was the only top-eight finisher in the FITA round as Indian archers put up a modest performance on day one ... Read more...

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Decrease in protein levels could be sign child will develop diabetes


April 26th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): A study has found that the decreasing blood levels of a protein that helps control inflammation could be a sign that a child will develop diabetes.Georgia Health Sciences ... Read more...

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Chinese police arrest Christians during Easter service


April 25th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 25 (ANI): Chinese police have detained dozens of Christians who were trying to hold an outdoor Easter Sunday service on a banned site.Security forces clashed with followers of a growing ... Read more...

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Gillard visits Japanese site of ‘incredible sorrow’


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 23 (IANS) Austalian Prime Minister Julia Gillard Saturday visited the Japanese community of Minami Sanriku in Miyagi prefecture Saturday.The once tranquil fishing town, Minami Sanriku was obliterated by ... Read more...

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80-year-old, teenage boy rescued nine days after Japan quake


March 21st, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.21 (ANI): An 80-year-old woman and her teenage grandson were rescued nine days after the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan.Jin Abe, 16, and his grandmother Sumi Abe were pulled ... Read more...

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Chinese set new record after standing in ice for 2 hrs


January 5th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Two Chinese men have made a new world record for endurance after they stood encased in ice for two hours.Chen Kecai and Jin Songhao stripped down to ... Read more...

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S. Korea denies military cooperation with Japan


January 5th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Jan 5 (ANI): A South Korean foreign ministry official has turned down reports that Seoul has discussed a joint declaration with Japan on boosting bilateral military cooperation between both nations."We ... Read more...

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Asian Games archery: Tarundeep wins silver (Lead)


November 24th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 24 (IANS) Armyman Tarundeep Rai won the lone silver in the men's individual recurve event as India finished their archery campaign at the 16th Asian Games with a silver and ... Read more...

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Asian Games athletics: Indian campaign starts with two golds, a silver (Lead)


November 21st, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 21 (IANS) Indian athletes put on a scintillating display on the opening day of the track and field compeitition at the Asian Games, with Preeja Sreedharan and Sudha Singh winning ... Read more...

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Asian Games athletics: Sudha wins gold in 3000m steeplechase


November 21st, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 21 (IANS) India's Sudha Singh raced to the gold in the women's 3000 metre steeplechase at the Asian Games here Sunday.In a neck-and-neck finish, Sudha beat China's Yuan Jin for ... Read more...

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Asian Games archery: Modest show by Indians


November 20th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 20 (IANS) Indian men's recurve archers found the going tough in the 16th Asian Games archery competition at the Aoti Archery Range, finishing fourth in the team's qualification after the ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Indian shooters continue to disappoint


November 17th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gunagzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) Indian shooters continued to disappoint on the fifth day of the shooting competition of the Asian Games here Wednesday.In the men's 25 metres standard pistol event, Samresh Jung ... Read more...

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Songbirds’ songs ‘may shed light on how humans learn language and speech’


November 9th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 09 (ANI): Understanding how songbirds sing may provide some insight into how the human brain learns language and produces speech.Dezhe Jin of the Penn State University explained that understanding how ... Read more...

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