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China condemns Russia blast


August 20th, 2012 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) China has condemned the bomb attack in Russia Sunday that killed five policemen at a funeral, the Chinese foreign office said.The blast took place at 9.30 ... Read more...

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Olympic: Zakharov breaks Chinese dominance for diving gold


August 8th, 2012 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ilya Zakharov of Russia took diving gold in the men's three-metre springboard Tuesday, breaking 20 years of Chinese dominance in the event.The 21-year-old had the ... Read more...

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Chinese city to hold charity fair


May 7th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 7 (IANS) A charity-themed expo is scheduled to run July 12-14 in the south China metropolis of Shenzhen, Mayor Xu Qin said Monday.Titled "Development, Integration and Transparency", the ... Read more...

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12-year jail for swindler in China


April 7th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 7 (IANS) A man who duped four people of over 924,000 yuan (about $146,000) while pretending to be a Hong Kong company manager has been sentenced to 12 ... Read more...

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China aims for high-speed internet


February 17th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 16 (IANS) China will provide faster and cheaper internet services over the next five years, an official said Thursday.Qin Hai, vice chief of industry and information technology ministry, ... Read more...

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20-year-old Chinese n-plant totally safe


November 27th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 27 (IANS) China's first nuclear power plant that was set up in 1991 has been operating safely for the past 20 years, the China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) ... Read more...

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Ancient battlefield canteen found in China


July 24th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) A canteen for soldiers used during a battle fought over 2,000 years back has been found in China's Shanxi province.It is believed to have been used ... Read more...

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2,000-year-old stoves found in ancient China battlefield


June 11th, 2011 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) Ancient stoves dating back 2,000 years have been found in an ancient battlefield in north China.The field in Shanxi province was where the famous Battle of ... Read more...

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More Great Wall remains found in NW China


March 21st, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 21 (ANI): Scientists have discovered many Great Wall remains in the territory of Qinghai Province in northwest China after more than two years of field investigation.Ren Xiaoyan, a researcher ... Read more...

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Amended Chinese law says organ traffickers will get death penalty


February 24th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb.24 (ANI): Criminals convicted for organ trafficking will be given the death penalty, says an amendment submitted to the National People's Congress (NCP) Standing Committee of China.The amendment was submitted on ... Read more...

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New study explains humans’ critical ability to throw long distances


January 24th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): A new study has revealed how humans, unlike any other species on Earth, readily learn to throw long distances.The study by Indiana University and the University of Wyoming ... Read more...

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Ponnappa says she and Gutta were unlucky at Guangzhou


December 3rd, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) India's Ashwini Ponnappa, who won the women's doubles gold in badminton with Jwala Gutta at the New Delhi Commonwealth Games, feels they were unlucky to make an ... Read more...

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Chinese county rewards men who marry outside


November 17th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 17 (IANS) A Chinese county is rewarding men who marry women from outside the area, but there are few takers.The decision to reward men with up to 3,000 yuan ($450) ... Read more...

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Asian Games badminton: Jwala-Ashwini bow out in pre-quarters (Lead)


November 16th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) Commonwealth Games gold medallists Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa of India lost to second-seeded Chinese Tian Qin and Zhao Yunlei 10-21, 5-21 in the women's doubles pre-quarterfinals to ... Read more...

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Asian Games badminton: Jwala-Ashwini in doubles pre-quarters


November 16th, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) Commonwealth Games gold medallists Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa moved into the pre-quarterfinals of the badminton women's doubles, going past Thailand's Savitree Amitrapai and P. Munkitchokecharoen at the ... Read more...

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Mary Kom begins her hunt for fifth world title in style


September 10th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 10 (IANS) Four-time World Champion India's M.C. Mary Kom sounded a warning to her rivals with a 10-1 thrashing of Lungo Vesenne Natalie of Sweden in the first round ... Read more...

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Cosmetics giants Estee Lauder, Maybelline adding Asian faces to their brands


August 28th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 28 (ANI): Asian faces have now been added to front the brands of cosmetics giants Estee Lauder and Maybelline in a bid to appeal to the fastest-growing market in ... Read more...

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5000 stone statues older than Terracotta warriors discovered in Hunan


August 19th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered a large group of ancient stone statues at the worship site of Guizai Mountain near Hunan province.According to People's Daily Online, these statues are ... Read more...

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China welcomes India-Pakistan foreign ministers dialogue


July 15th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jul 15 (ANI): China has welcomed foreign ministers level talks between India and Pakistan to narrow their differences through dialogue and cooperation.Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang said China supports ... Read more...

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China opposes foreign warships, planes entering Yellow Sea, adjacent waters


July 8th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): China on Thursday said it was firmly opposed to any foreign warships or planes entering the Yellow Sea and adjacent waters, as such activities would impact on ... Read more...

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70 students suffer from food poisoning in China


June 25th, 2010 - 8:14 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 25 (IANS) Seventy students fell ill after they had a meal at a primary school in south China, an official spokesman said. The students suffered from fever, stomach aches and diarrhoea ... Read more...

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Chokeberry extract ‘regulates weight gain’


April 26th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 26 (ANI): The chokeberry (Aronia) extract is a powerful antioxidant and helps regulate weight gain and blood glucose, according to a new study on rats.Native Americans have traditionally eaten dried ... Read more...

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Chokeberry extract regulates weight gain


April 26th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) The chokeberry (Aronia) extract is a powerful antioxidant and helps regulate weight gain and blood glucose, a new study says. Native Americans have traditionally eaten dried chokeberries and prepared ... Read more...

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China calls for diplomacy to settle Iran nuclear issue


April 2nd, 2010 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 2 (IANS) China has called on the countries involved in Iran nuclear talks to step up diplomatic efforts and show flexibility to create conditions for a resolution based on dialogue, ... Read more...

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Chinese President to attend nuclear security summit in US


April 1st, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 1 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao will attend the Nuclear Security Summit to be held April 12-13 in Washington, the foreign ministry said Thursday. "China attaches importance to nuclear security, opposes ... Read more...

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China appreciates Obama’s “positive remarks” on Sino-U.S. relations


March 30th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar 30 (ANI): China has appreciated the "positive remarks" made by United States President Barack Obama and other officials of his administration on Sino-U.S. relations.Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang ... Read more...

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China says it wants good neigbourly ties with India


March 16th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 16 (IANS) China Tuesday reaffirmed its commitment to develop good-neighbourly relations with India, but added that "the border issue remains unsettled between the two countries". "We would like to work with ... Read more...

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China praises India, but tells Dalai Lama to stop separatist activities


March 12th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar. 12 (ANI): While praising the Indian Government for cracking down on anti-Chinese activities on its soil, the Chinese Foreign Ministry has called on Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, to ... Read more...

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China accuses Dalai Lama of `separatism’ in anniversary speech


March 11th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 11 (DPA) China Thursday accused the Dalai Lama of showing "his nature of separating the nation" in a speech to mark the 51st anniversary of the Tibetan uprising against Chinese ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

British foreign secretary to visit China next week


March 10th, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 9 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary David Miliband will visit China next week to discuss bilateral ties and issues of mutual concern, Chinese foreign ministry said Tuesday. Miliband is due to ... Read more...

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China asks Japan to urgently resolve World War II sex slaves impasse


March 6th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): China has asked Japan to offer an appropriate resolution to the plight of eight Chinese victims forced into serving as "comfort women" for Japanese soldiers during World ... Read more...

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US to send officials to mend ties with China


March 1st, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar. 1 (ANI): Washington is sending two senior officials to Beijing on Tuesday to "save" the bilateral relationship that has taken a beating following "disturbing actions" by the US in recent ... Read more...

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Great Wall ruins discovered in northeast China’s Jilin Province


December 14th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, December 14 (ANI): Chinese archaeologists have discovered 11 possible sections of ruins of the Great Wall of Qin (221 B.C. and 206 B.C.) and Han (202 B.C. and 220 A.D.) ... Read more...

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No orders to stop construction of Damchok, India had taken up the issue with Beijing


December 5th, 2009 - 11:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.5 (ANI): Foreign secretary Nirupama Rao on Friday said that the Government has taken up the issue of Chinese objection to the construction of road in Demchok area of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

China makes its presence felt in Goa


November 21st, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) After Chinese goods taking over the Indian market, a Chinese film will open 40th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) here Monday. "Wheat", directed by ... Read more...

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