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Chinese top cop faces trial for graft, abuse of power


September 18th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) In one of the biggest political scandals in China, a former police chief linked to politician Bo Xilai and his convicted wife Gu Kailai stood an ... Read more...

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Russian spies most active in Czech Republic


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian "special services" are the most active foreign espionage groups in the Czech Republic, the Czech Security Information Service said Wednesday.The agency's 2011 intelligence report ... Read more...

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India, China partners in development: Chinese consul general


July 25th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 25 (IANS) Asserting that India and China are not rivals, Chinese Consul General here Niu Qingbao Wednesday said both countries are rather partners in development of the region."China ... Read more...

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Eight suspected Taiwanese arrested in Himachal (Second Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla/New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Eight foreigners, suspected to be Taiwanese, who have been arrested for illegally staying in Himachal Pradesh, were sent to three days police custody by a ... Read more...

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China ordered crystal casket for Mao Zedong’s body


June 10th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 10 (IANS) The Chinese government asked a glass manufacturer from Shanghai to build a crystal casket for the body of China's founding father Mao Zedong, government archive documents ... Read more...

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China opens counter-espionage museum


May 10th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) China Thursday opened a museum to showcase its counter-espionage history.The museum dedicated to China's national security efforts was opened in Xibaipo, a Hebei province village that ... Read more...

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Resume talks, Tibetan exiles urge China


April 30th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 30 (IANS) Expressing concern over violations of human rights in Tibet, the Central Tibetan Administration, the democratically elected body of the Tibetan exiles, has called upon Beijing to ... Read more...

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Tibetan activists launch signature campaign


April 24th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 24 (IANS) The voice for a free Tibet sounded louder here Tuesday after three motorcyclists who have embarked on an all-India tour arrived in this Assamese city to ... Read more...

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Historic opportunity for Hu Jintao to engage Dalai Lama (Comment)


March 27th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
History beckons China's President Hu Jintao during his India visit if he sheds entrenched antipathies and chooses to directly engage the Dalai Lama with a specific intention of initiating the ... Read more...

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India should be careful in dealing with China: Dolma


March 26th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 26 (IANS) Home minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, Gyari Dolma Monday warned the Indian government to be very careful while dealing with China."The Chinese deceive. So we want ... Read more...

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Tibetan minister to launch awareness drive in Northeast


March 25th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 25 (IANS) The home minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, Gyari Dolma is expected to kick start a campaign for the cause of Tibetan independence in Guwahati Monday.Dolma, who ... Read more...

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Chinese director to stage opera for London Olympics


March 1st, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) Film director Zhang Yimou, who engineered the spectacular opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, is to stage an opera in London as part of the ... Read more...

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India reassures China over Tibet, calls for stronger ties (Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) Against the backdrop of recent self-immolations by Buddhist monks, India Wednesday struck a cautious note on the growing Tibetan unrest, telling China that it was "willing ... Read more...

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Show your ID card to buy knives in Beijing


January 28th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) People in Beijing supermarkets will now have to show their ID cards to buy knives, a media report said.According to Chinese Fachi wanbao newspaper, the ... Read more...

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France concerned over self-immolations in Tibet


January 21st, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 21 (IANS) Expressing concern over self-immolation protests in Tibet, France has said dialogue was the only way to resolve the crisis, an official statement of the Central Tibetan ... Read more...

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Adopt liberal policies for Tibet, exiles urge China


January 7th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 7 (IANS) The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), based in this Himachal Pradesh town, Saturday asked China to adopt liberal policies on Tibet and its people.Its reaction came after ... Read more...

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Media censorship in China wrong: Dalai Lama


December 13th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 13 (IANS) A majority of the people in China do not know what the Dalai Lama's 'middle-way approach' for Tibet is, the Tibetan spiritual leader said Tuesday blaming ... Read more...

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Don’t encourage self-immolation, says Tibetan PM-in-exile


November 5th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 5 (IANS) Tibetan prime minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay has appealed to Tibetans not to encourage self-immolation or protests inside Tibet because China only responds with more repression.In his ... Read more...

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Respect rights of Tibetans: European Parliament


October 28th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 28 (IANS) Expressing concern over self-immolation protests in Tibet, the European Parliament has adopted a resolution asking the Chinese authorities to respect the rights of Tibetans."The resolution urged ... Read more...

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A Chinese family that has made liquor for 400 years


September 26th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 26 (IANS) In an ancient city in northern China, an 82-year-old man has finally retired from his family's liquor-making factory and has handed over the reins of the ... Read more...

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Will decide on successor when I am 90: Dalai Lama


September 24th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 24 (IANS) Indicating a long innings, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Saturday said he would decide at 90 whether or not he should have a successor. He ... Read more...

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Huge Mao suit marks 100 years of a revolution


September 19th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) Chinese designers have finished a two-storey high Mao suit to commemorate the 100th anniversary of a revolution. The suit weighs 40 kg and is 4.3 metres ... Read more...

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Targeting Chinese tourists, Britons learn Mandarin


September 12th, 2011 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) With British culture and tradition becoming increasingly popular among the Chinese middle class, staff at Britain's clubs are now being taught Mandarin in a bid to ... Read more...

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Chinese, US vice presidents hold talks


August 18th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Joe Biden held talks Thursday morning in Beijing, with both delivering messages of cooperation."Under the new circumstances, ... Read more...

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Exiles celebrate Dalai Lama’s birthday (Lead)


July 6th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) Tibetans living in exile in this Himachal Pradesh town celebrated the 76th birthday of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Wednesday.The Nobel Peace Prize winner, ... Read more...

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Tibetan exiles firm on dialogue with China


July 6th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) The Tibetans in exile seem to have lost hope of finding an amicable solution with the present Chinese leadership over genuine autonomy for the people of ... Read more...

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China’s Communist Party has over 80 mn members


June 24th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) The Communist Party of China (CPC), the world's largest political party, now has over 80 million members, an official said Friday.The CPC had 80.269 million members ... Read more...

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Ready to negotiate with China, says new Tibetan leader


June 18th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 18 (IANS) "We are ready to negotiate with the Chinese government any time, anywhere," said Lobsang Sangay, the prime minister-elect of the Tibetan government-in-exile.The new Kalon ... Read more...

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Now, a museum for army slogans in China


June 11th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) A new museum has opened in China that would exhibit over 200 slogans believed to have been written in the 1920s by Mao Zedong, the father ... Read more...

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Book on Communist Party of China sells one mn copies


May 26th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 26 (IANS) A new book on the history of the Communist Party of China has sold one million copies since being published this January, said a statement Thursday.The ... Read more...

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China to build Tagore museum in Kolkata


May 13th, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The 150th birth anniversary of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore has brought India and China closer and the Chinese government plans to build a museum at ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama justifies his retirement


May 10th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 10 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has said that his decision to shed political authority and hand over powers to an elected political leadership stemmed from ... Read more...

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India among major economies to drive Asian growth: ADB


May 4th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, May 4 (IANS) India and six other major economies in Asia will drive the region's growth, which, according to current projections, could account for more than half of the ... Read more...

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GMR Infrastructure divests stake to Chinese company


April 12th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) GMR Infrastructure Tuesday said it had completed the divestment of 50 percent stake in power generation firm InterGen to China's Huaneng Group for over $1.2 ... Read more...

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Tibetans will not change stance towards China: PM-in-exile


March 11th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), March 11 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile will not change its stance towards China and will continue to demand general autonomy for Tibet,prime minister-in-exile Samdhong Rinpoche said Friday. ... Read more...

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