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Chinese Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr


August 18th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims in northwest China's Qinghai province flocked to mosques Saturday to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr and the end of a month of fasting during the holy ... Read more...

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China cheers for first Tibetan Olympic medallist


August 13th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Xining/London, Aug 13 (IANS) Choeyang Kyi grew up herding yaks on a plateau meadow, just like many other women from rural Tibet. Singing and praying accounted for much of her ... Read more...

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Ashoka stupa restored in Tibet (With Images)


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Nangchen (China), Aug 3 (IANS) Nestled in eastern Tibet and surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty, Nangchen is once again in the spotlight with the restoration of a 2,000-year-old stupa constructed ... Read more...

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Two Tibetans set themselves on fire in China


June 21st, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 21 (IANS) Two Tibetans set themselves afire in the Yushu Tibetan region in northwest China. One of them died later, officials said Thursday. The two set themselves ablaze ... Read more...

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China saw 80 bn yuan in public donations in 2011


May 7th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 7 (IANS) About 80 billion yuan ($12.6 billion) in public donations were made in China last year, a minister said Monday, citing a preliminary tally.Xinhua said the estimate ... Read more...

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Tibetan monk self-immolates in China


March 15th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 14 (IANS) A Tibetan monk Wednesday set himself alight in China's Qinghai province but survived due to timely efforts by his temple's security guards, officials said.Jamyang Palden, a ... Read more...

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Three geologists go missing in China


March 3rd, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 3 (IANS) Three geologists who went on a field trip to a remote nature reserve in China have gone missing. Authorities have now sent a search and ... Read more...

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Tibetan cartoon series to be shown on Chinese TV


December 3rd, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 3 (IANS) A caterpillar fungus and a Tibetan mastiff dog are the protagonists of a Tibetan cartoon series that will soon be screened in Tibetan and Mandarin languages ... Read more...

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At least 19 dead, 168 injured injured after quake devastates SW China county


March 10th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by BNO News
KUNMING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck the Chinese - Myanmar (Burma) border region on late Thursday morning, seismologists said, killing at least 19 people and injuring nearly 170 others.The ... Read more...

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Strong quake rocks China-Myanmar border region, casualties unknown


March 10th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by BNO News
KUNMING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck the Chinese-Myanmar (Burma) border region on late Thursday morning, seismologists said. It was not immediately clear if there were casualties.The 5.8-magnitude earthquake at ... Read more...

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China arrests 96 people for using tainted milk powder


January 14th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Chinese Police have arrested 96 people for illegally using leftover powder from the 2008's melamine-tainted milk scandal to produce dairy products or sell such products since July.The ... Read more...

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96 arrested in China for selling adulterated milk powder


January 13th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 13 (IANS) Ninety-six people are being held in police custody in China, and are awaiting prosecution for using melamine-tainted milk powder, a government statement said Thursday.The State Council's Food Safety ... Read more...

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10 killed in China road accident


October 17th, 2010 - 3:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 17 (IANS) At least 10 people, including two children, were killed and 34 injured after a bus in which they were travelling fell from a bridge in China, police said.The ... Read more...

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Six arrested in fresh melamine milk scandal in China


August 21st, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 21 (IANS) Chinese police have arrested six people and detained 41 others for allegedly distributing milk contaminated with melamine, the chemical which killed six infants in a 2008 scandal, authorities ... Read more...

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China Destroying Tainted Milk Powder


July 12th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Reports about the ‘harmful’ milk that’s being circulated in China has been flowing in. The China state news organization, Xinhua said that quality ... Read more...

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Melamine tainted milk resurfaces in China


July 9th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) Authorities have seized 64 tonnes of raw material contaminated with toxic melamine in a dairy plant in northwest China. Tests of samples of the milk powder showed ... Read more...

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Police seize 64 tons of melamine tainted milk from northwest China plant


July 9th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 9 (ANI): Food safety authorities in northwest China'a Qinghai Province have seized 64 tons of raw dairy materials contaminated with the toxic chemical, melamine, from a dairy plant.Police traced ... Read more...

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3,514 Chinese killed in natural disasters in 2010


July 8th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) Natural disasters in 2010 have left 3,514 people dead and 486 missing in China, and caused economic losses worth 211.39 billion yuan ($31.19 billion), the ministry of civil ... Read more...

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5.1-magnitude earthquake shakes China


June 11th, 2010 - 4:17 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale hit China's Uygur region Thursday, but no casualty was reported, officials said. According to China Earthquake Networks Centre, the epicentre of ... Read more...

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Strong aftershock jolts Tibet’s Yushu area


June 4th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): A 5.7-magnitude aftershock jolted the Yushu Tibet Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China's Qinghai Province at about 10:29 a.m. on Friday.According to the China Earthquake Networks, the epicenter ... Read more...

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China puts final death toll from 7.1-magnitude quake at 2,698


May 31st, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) The final death toll in the 7.1-magnitude earthquake that hit Yushu region of China's northwestern Qinghai province April 14 was 2,698, a top official said Monday. At least 270 ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama offers prayers for Tibet earthquake victims


April 28th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Apr 28 (ANI): The Dalai Lama and hundreds of Tibetan monks and nuns offered prayers in Dharamsala here on Tuesday for victims of the recent Tibet earthquake.Prayers were ... Read more...

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Tibetans in Dharamsala offer special prayers for Dalai Lama


April 27th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Apr 27(ANI): Scores of Tibetans living-in-exile at Dharamsala and other settlements in Himachal Pradesh, gathered at the Tsuglagkhang Buddhist temple on Tuesday to offer special prayers for the long life of ... Read more...

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Sandstorm in China hits over six mn people


April 26th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) Sand storms across China have affected over 6.7 million people and damaged at least 135 million hectares of land causing loss of more than 550 million yuan ($80 ... Read more...

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China quake toll rises to 2,203


April 25th, 2010 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Qinghai, April 24 (IANS) The toll in the 7.1 magnitude quake in China's northwestern Qinghai province has risen to 2,203, officials said Saturday. Seventy-three people were still missing since the quake April ... Read more...

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China earthquake toll rises to 2,192


April 24th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll from last week's devastating earthquake in northwest China's Qinghai Province rose to 2,192 on Friday, state media reported.The state-run Xinhua news agency reported that 78 ... Read more...

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Buddhist culture relics damaged in China earthquake


April 23rd, 2010 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) Rare antiques belonging to the ancient Buddhist culture were destroyed in the devastating earthquake which killed more than 2,000 people in China. Zen Monastery and Gyegu Monastery, the two ... Read more...

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Snow storm hits China’s quake zone


April 22nd, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Heavy snow and strong winds hit China's quake-affected northwestern Qinghai province Thursday, making life difficult for rescuers and quake survivors. Snow started falling at around 5.05 a.m. local time ... Read more...

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China earthquake toll rises to 2,183 deaths


April 21st, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll from last week's devastating earthquake in northwest China's Qinghai Province rose to 2,183 on Wednesday, state media reported.The state-run Xinhua news agency reported that 84 ... Read more...

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Chinese media turns black-and-white to mourn quake victims


April 21st, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) Print and online versions of major Chinese newspapers including China Daily, Global Times, People's Daily and Shanghai Daily wore a black-and-white look Wednesday to mourn the more than ... Read more...

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China mourns quake victims (Lead)


April 21st, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) Top Chinese leaders, including President Hu Jintao, Wednesday paid tributes here to more than 2,000 victims of the devastating quake in northwest Qinghai province, while thousands of people ... Read more...

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China mourns quake victims


April 21st, 2010 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao Wednesday paid tribute here to more than 2,000 victims of the devastating earthquake in northwest Qinghai province. At Tiananmen Square, thousands of people watched the ... Read more...

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China nationally to mourn quake victims Wednesday


April 20th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) China will hold a national day of mourning Wednesday for more than 2,000 victims killed in the devastating 7.1 magnitude quake in northwestern Qinghai province, the government said ... Read more...

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China quake toll rises to 2,039


April 20th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) The toll in China's 7.1-magnitude earthquake has reached 2,039 Monday, with 195 people still missing, rescue officials said. The quake, which struck the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu in ... Read more...

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China quake toll rises to 1,944


April 19th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) The death toll in the 7.1 magnitude quake in China's Qinghai province has risen to 1,944, it was announced Monday. At least 216 people were still missing, Xinhua quoted ... Read more...

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