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NPCIL inspection at Kudankulam to end soon


July 14th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) Atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corp of India (NPCIL) is hopeful of getting the sectoral regulator's sanction to load fuel in the first 1,000 MW ... Read more...

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China hopes to attract foreign professionals


April 24th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) China hopes to attract professionals from abroad by having a new visa category added to a draft law.The new category is titled "talent introduction".The draft law ... Read more...

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China seeks peace with neighbours (Second Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) China expects neighbouring countries to peacefully handle and resolve differences with Beijing through dialogue and consultation, Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi Tuesday.Yang made the remark at a ... Read more...

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China seeks peaceful solution to differences with neighbours (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) Neighbouring countries should peacefully resolve differences with China through dialogue, Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said Tuesday.Yang made the remark at a press conference on the sidelines ... Read more...

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‘Chinese men entitled to paid paternity leave’


March 5th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) The father of a new born baby should also be entitled to same paid paternity leave like the mother, an official said Monday.New dads have the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China vows to strengthen military to win ‘local wars’ (Second Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) China will enhance the capability of its armed forces to win "local wars under information-age conditions", Premier Wen Jiabao said Monday.China will enhance the armed forces' ... Read more...

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China to continue proactive fiscal, prudent monetary policies


March 5th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) China will continue to follow a proactive fiscal policy and a prudent monetary policy in 2012 and make policies more targeted, flexible and forward-looking, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Reforms in China bringing opportunities: Official


March 4th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 4 (IANS) China's social and economic reforms have brought new opportunities to the country, a top official said Sunday."The deeper the reform proceeds, the more difficulties and resistance ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chinese, Bangladeshi legislators hold talks


October 13th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 12 (IANS) Top Chinese and Bangladeshi legislators met Wednesday and vowed to strengthen parliamentary cooperation between the two countries."China and Bangladesh are friendly neighbours. It is a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Trade between Russia, China to reach $70 bn: Putin


September 15th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Trade between Russia and China is recovering after the global economic crisis and it may reach $70 billion this year, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin ... Read more...

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Heavy drinkers may lose driving licence for life in China


April 19th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) Driving drunk in China is likely to cause serious repercussions for offenders, with the authorities contemplating a maximum penalty of revoking their licences for life in ... Read more...

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Earthquake casts doubt over Chinese hydropower project


March 12th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.12 (ANI): The 5.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Yingjiang county in China's Yunnan province, has convinced local officials, to delay hydraulic power projects in the Nujiang River Valley.Wang Jirong, a member of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China will take an active part in multilateral diplomacy: Premier Wen


March 5th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar 5 (ANI): Premier Wen Jiabao on Saturday said China will play a constructive role in helping resolve burning issues and global problemsAddressing nearly 3,000 deputies of the National People's Congress ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China aspires to reduce energy consumption per unit of GDP by 2015


March 5th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar 5 (ANI): China aims to reduce energy consumption per unit of GDP by 16 percent in the five years to 2015, according to Premier Wen Jiabao.Speaking at the opening of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Eco-Products International Fair 2011 commences on Thursday


February 9th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 9 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma will inaugurate the 7th Eco-Products International Fair (EPIF 2011) here tomorrow.The three-day conference is being jointly organized by, the Department ... Read more...

Posted in National |

China still a developing country, claims top legislator Wu Bangguo


October 1st, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 1(ANI): A top Chinese legislator, Wu Bangguo, has claimed that despite achieving remarkable economic growth over the past 30 years, the country is still a developing one.According to Xinhua, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China to cut number of crimes punishable by death


August 24th, 2010 - 5:49 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) China is reviewing a law related to death penalty in an effort to reduce number of crimes punishable by death, a media report said. The revision, if passed, will ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China to reduce death sentence offence-list


July 24th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) Chinese legislators are considering reducing the list of offences that carry capital punishment under the country's law, media reports said Saturday. A draft revision of criminal law will be ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Need to monitor welfare schemes: Khurshid


April 20th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Government-sponsored welfare schemes need to be monitored so that the benefits reach the targeted sections effectively, Minority Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said Tuesday. "Wherever there are schemes for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

National Press Centre contract signed by Press Information Bureau


March 22nd, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 22 (ANI): The Press Information Bureau (PIB) on Monday signed a contract today with the National Building Construction Corporation (NBCC) Ltd., for the construction of a new National Press ... Read more...

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Don’t use Taiwan to interfere in internal affairs, says China to US


March 4th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar 4(ANI): Li Zhaoxing, the chairman of the National People's Congress (NPC) Foreign Affairs Committee, has said the use of the Taiwan issue by certain country to interfere into China's internal ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China’s defence budget to grow 7.5 percent in 2010


March 4th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 4 (IANS) China plans to increase its defence budget by 7.5 percent in 2010, an official said here Thursday. The planned defence budget is 532.115 billion yuan (about $78 billion), a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Haryana seeks quick sanction of nuclear power plant


December 4th, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh Dec 4 (IANS) With a high-level delegation of the Nuclear Power Corporation (NPC) of India, concluding its visit to Haryana Friday, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has urged it for fast-tracking ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Audit watchdog slams I&B ministry over National Press Centre funds


July 10th, 2009 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) India's audit watchdog has pulled up the information and broadcasting ministry for "premature release" of Rs.7 crore ($1.4 million) as advance for constructing National Press Centre here ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China tightens noose on govt. officials leaking secret data


June 23rd, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, June 23 (ANI): Chinese government officials will soon be required to think twice before connecting their flash-disks loaded with State secrets into unsecured computers, as they are likely to come under ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China ready for dialogue over Tibet, says Wen (Lead)


March 13th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing/Dharamsala, March 13 (IANS) Talks between China and the Dalai Lama may continue if the Tibetan leader is "sincere", Premier Wen Jiabao said Friday. An aide of the Dalai Lama responded that ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Talks may continue if Dalai Lama sincere: Chinese premier


March 13th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 13 (Xinhua) Talks between the Chinese government and the Dalai Lama over Tibet may continue if he is "sincere", Premier Wen Jiabao said here Friday. "Tibet is an inalienable part of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China’s military to be trained for ‘informationised warfare’: Premier


March 5th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (Xinhua) China will transform its military training based on mechanized warfare to that based on "informationised warfare", according to a government work report delivered by Premier Wen Jiabao at ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China’s defence budget to go up by 14.9 percent in 2009 (Lead)


March 4th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 4 (Xinhua) China plans to increase its defence budget by 14.9 percent in 2009, a spokesman said here Wednesday. The planned defence budget is 480.686 billion yuan ($70 billion), a rise ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China’s defence budget to grow 14.9 percent in 2009


March 4th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 4 (Xinhua) China plans to increase its defence budget by 14.9 percent in 2009, a parliament spokesman said here Wednesday. The planned defence budget is 480.686 billion yuan ($70 billion), Li ... Read more...

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China marks 30th anniversary of diplomatic ties with Taiwan


December 31st, 2008 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 31 (Xinhua) China Wednesday commemorated the 30th anniversary of the announcement of Message to Compatriots in Taiwan that ended its military confrontation with Taipei.In the message, 30 years ago, China ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chinese hackers may be jailed for 7yrs under proposed law


December 23rd, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Hackers who steal data or manipulate large number of computers may be jailed for up to seven years, according to a proposed amendment to the Chinese ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese parliament stamps on premier’s cabinet nominations


March 17th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, March 17 (Xinhua) The National People's Congress (NPC), China's parliament, Monday approved the new line-up of the State Council, nominated by Prime Minister Wen Jiabao. Li Keqiang, Hui Liangyu, Zhang Dejiang ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China to set up five new ’super ministries’


March 11th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, March 11 (Xinhua) China will set up five new "super ministries" in the current round of government institutional restructuring, the plan of which will be submitted to the ongoing session of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China targets eight percent growth rate in 2008


March 5th, 2008 - 8:01 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, March 5 (Xinhua) China will slow down its economic growth to eight percent this year after five consecutive years of double-digit growth in gross domestic product (GDP), Prime Minister Wen Jiabao ... Read more...

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