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No more photos with Siberian tiger cubs in China


July 19th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) Wildlife conservation and forestry departments in a Chinese province have announced that visitors will not be allowed to click themselves with Siberian tiger cubs at a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Blind Chinese dissident hopes to study abroad


May 4th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 4 (IANS) Blind dissident Chen Guangcheng, who left the US embassy in Beijing Thursday, hopes to study abroad, a Chinese official said Friday.A spokesperson for the Chinese foreign ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China works on new consumption-stimulating policies


March 2nd, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 2 (IANS) Chinese authorities are drafting new policies to spur domestic consumption, an official said Friday. Former assistant minister of commerce Huang Hai didn't reveal any detailed policies, ... Read more...

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China freezes new nuke plant projects in response to Japan tragedy


March 17th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.17 (ANI): China has suspended approval for nuclear power stations so as to revise safety standards in the wake of recent explosions at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant.According to the statement released ... Read more...

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China to focus on revising and improving laws: Wu Bangguo


March 10th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.10 (ANI): Wu Bangguo, the chairman China's Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, has pledged to focus more on revising and improving laws and enact accompanying regulations.Wu, China's top legislature, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

NZ mobile company registers Intikhab Alam as ‘Indian’ cricket team manager!


December 28th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 28 (ANI): Pakistan cricket team manager Intikhab Alam, who is currently on the New Zealand tour with the national team, was in for a rude shock when the voice recorder ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

1 Malaysian programme addresses 600 Indian cases in a day


October 4th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 4 (ANI): A one-day programme to resolve the woes of the Indian community, addressed more than 600 cases within four hours on Sunday at Sungai Pelek in Malaysia.According to ... Read more...

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About 2,000 Indians storm “1Malaysia, People First” programme with complaints


September 26th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sept 26 (ANI): Almost 2,000 Indians with problems linked to a number of issues ranging from birth certificates to welfare aid took part in the "1Malaysia, People First" programme in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China guarantees overseas media rights to cover Asian Games


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, August 3 (ANI): China has guaranteed that overseas media will be given freedom to cover the 16th Asian Games scheduled for Nov 12-27 and the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Para Games for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

78 Indians safely airlifted to Kyrgyzstan’s capital (Intro Night Lead)


June 15th, 2010 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Amid spiraling ethnic violence in Kyrgyzstan, the Indian mission Monday night safely airlifted 77 Indian students and one professor from Osh to the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek. ... Read more...

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78 Indians safely evacuated to Kyrgyzstan’s capital (Night Lead)


June 15th, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Amid spiraling ethnic violence in Kyrgyzstan, the Indian mission Monday night safely evacuated 77 Indian students and one professor from Osh to the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek. ... Read more...

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India exploring all options to evacuate trapped nationals in Kyrgyzstan (Third Lead)


June 14th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) With ethnic violence in Kyrgyzstan showing no sign of let up, the Indian government is exploring all options to evacuate 116 Indians trapped in the riot-hit ... Read more...

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Govt. making all efforts for stranded Indians’ safety in Kyrgzstan


June 14th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): The Government is making all efforts to ensure the safety and well-being of the stranded Indian nationals in Kyrgzstan within the constraints posed by the difficult ground ... Read more...

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116 Indians stranded in Kyrgyzstan, India assures help (Second Lead)


June 14th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) More than 100 Indians are trapped in Kyrgyzstan's Osh and Jalalabad towns after ethnic riots erupted in the Central Asian republic and the Indian mission is doing ... Read more...

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116 Indians stranded in Kyrgyzstan, India assures all help (Lead)


June 14th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Indian mission in Kyrgyzstan was doing its best to ensure the well-being of 116 Indians, mostly students, trapped in the Central Asian republic's Osh and Jalalabad ... Read more...

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Tsunami alert lifted in Malaysia


April 7th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 7 (ANI): The Malaysian Meteorological Department has lifted the tsunami alert it issued for the coastal areas of Perlis, Penang and Kedah following the 7.5 magnitude earthquake in North ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Google.cn is now Google.com.hk, China says promise violated (Lead)


March 23rd, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 23 (IANS) Google has "violated its written promise" and is "totally wrong" for stopping the censoring of its Chinese language search engine results and blaming China for alleged hacker attacks, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Malaysian PM orders urgent redressal of Indian concerns


September 30th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 30 (ANI): Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has directed the relevant government departments and agencies to address several long-standing social, economic and educational issues affecting the Indian community."We ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China disputes US journalists’ account of North Korea capture


September 3rd, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 3 (DPA) The Chinese government Thursday disputed two US journalists' account of their capture at the border between China and North Korea, saying it believed that the two women were ... Read more...

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China braces for typhoon Morakot


August 7th, 2009 - 8:23 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (Xinhua) As typhoon Morakot gains momentum and churns toward China's mainland, provinces in coastal regions are busy bracing for its impact. The first major typhoon of the season was located ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Man loses peace after telephone number was accidentally listed for adult products!


December 11th, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): A Shenzhen man, who had his home telephone number accidentally listed by a company selling adult products, finally gets his peace of mind back after the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China insists on Pakistan rescuing missing engineers


September 2nd, 2008 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Sept. 2 (ANI): China on Tuesday urged Pakistan to rescue two Chinese engineers who went missing last week and ensure their security."We have demanded Pakistan go all out to rescuing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan urged to find out two missing Chinese engineers


September 2nd, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 2 (Xinhua) China Tuesday urged Pakistan to do everything possible to find out two missing Chinese engineers in that country. The engineers, who are employees of the China-based Zhongxing Telecommunication ... Read more...

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Food concerns prompt China to prioritise GM rice


July 17th, 2008 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Bill Smith Beijing, July 17 (DPA) China's leaders decided in early July to go all out to develop genetically modified organisms (GMOs), prompted by rising prices and concerns that the nation of 1.3 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No foreign casualties reported in earthquake: China


May 13th, 2008 - 7:53 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 13 (Xinhua) No foreign casualties have been reported after the strongest quake in China in three decades jolted the southwestern province of Sichuan Monday, a foreign ministry spokesman said Tuesday. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Foreign students not to leave China during Olympics


April 18th, 2008 - 9:11 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, April 18 (Xinhua) China's education ministry Friday rubbished the international media reports that all foreign students have been asked to leave the country during Olympics. "Overseas media reports that foreign students ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lhasa Police says most Tibetan riot victims still alive


April 7th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr.7 (ANI): Police in Tibetan capital Lhasa have claimed that the list of Tibetan rioters declared dead by the "Dalai Clique" is fabricated, saying that most of those named ... Read more...

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‘Sabotage in Lhasa masterminded by Dalai clique’


March 15th, 2008 - 11:12 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Lhasa, March 15 (Xinhua) The government of the Tibet Autonomous Region has said that there had been enough evidence to prove that the recent sabotage in Lhasa was "organized, premeditated and masterminded" ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Official name of Pak President


December 5th, 2007 - 12:17 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Dec 5 (ANI): The Cabinet Division has issued a directive saying that the official name of the President of Pakistan is "President Pervez Musharraf" and he should be written and read ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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