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China’s 2008 Olympic Games sites still attracting millions of visitors


August 10th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug.10 (ANI): Even a year after the 2008 Olympic Games, the world-famous sites are still a major attraction for visitors to Beijing.New business proposals and expansion plans promise to bring even ... Read more...

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Laura Wilkinson the gold medalists places 5th


August 21st, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Laura Wilkinson,the gold medalist for 2000 Olympic, 2004 World Cup Championship and 2005 World Champion and also the gold medalist of Goodwill Games Platform for the year 1998.Laura Wilkinson, finished fifth at ... Read more...

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Shooters, swimmers fare poorly


August 14th, 2008 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) The guns have fallen silent for India after Abhinav Bindra's golden feat. The two shooters on view went out without even a whimper, while the ... Read more...

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China chooses persuasion over fine to enforce smoking ban


July 19th, 2008 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 19 (Xinhua) Beijing health chiefs are insisting they will create public awareness and use persuasion to discourage smoking in public places, rather than use spot fines to enforce a ban ... Read more...

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Beijing Olympic venues not affected by quake


May 14th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Olympic venues, including the unique "Bird's Nest" and "Water Cube", have not been affected by Mondays earthquake in Sichuan Province, said project designers. "The quake was reduced ... Read more...

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PM visits Beijing Olympics Exhibition Centre


January 13th, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by admin
By Ashok Dixit Beijing, Jan.13 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, today spent about 45-minutes at the Beijing Olympics Exhibition Centre here, and said at the end of it that preparations ... Read more...

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