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Chinese official fired after crash site smile


September 21st, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) A Chinese official was shown the door after he was photographed smiling at the scene of a deadly bus crash, authorities said Friday.The accident took place ... Read more...

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‘Grinning’ Chinese official sacked (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) An official who was photographed smiling at the scene of a fatal bus crash that occurred in northwest China's Shaanxi Province late last month has been ... Read more...

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China to resume n-plants construction


March 7th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (IANS) China will resume constructing nuclear power plants that had been halted following an accident last year in Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant, a former senior official ... Read more...

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Six killed in China mine blast


February 15th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 15 (IANS) A total of six miners were killed in a coal mine gas explosion Tuesday in northwest China, said authorities.The six miners were underground when the explosion ... Read more...

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26 trapped in China coal mine


August 23rd, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 23 (IANS) Twenty-six miners remained trapped Tuesday in a flooded coal mine in northeast China, Xinhua reported.The illegal coal mine in Boli county of Heilongjiang province belonged to ... Read more...

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41 die in China bus fire


July 22nd, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) Forty-one people died and six were injured after an overcrowded bus caught fire early Friday in central China, a media report said.The 35-seater double-decker sleeper bus ... 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 not affected by Japan nuclear-leak


March 15th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 15 (IANS) China remains unaffected from radioactive leakages following a third explosion at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, the country's nuclear watchdog said Tuesday.The National Nuclear Safety Administration made ... Read more...

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Over 10 trapped in China mine flood


August 10th, 2010 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) At least 10 people were trapped when a coal mine in northeast China's Jilin province was flooded Tuesday, the local government said. The accident happened at 12:10 ... Read more...

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Fifteen killed when bus plunges into gorge in southwest China


August 7th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by BNO News
CHENGDU, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A bus plunged into a gorge in southwest China on Saturday, killing fifteen people and injuring another, according to state-run media.The accident happened around 3.15 p.m. local ... Read more...

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Airport authorities thinking about introducing mind-reading scanners


January 11th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Transportation and Safety Administration and Homeland Security is taking plane security very seriously. Already the full body scanners are due to be deployed at ... Read more...

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12 die in Chinese coal mine accident, five held


December 28th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 28 (IANS) Five coal mine executives were detained after 12 people died in an explosion in a mine in north China's Shanxi province, authorities said Monday. The accident occurred at ... Read more...

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China’s plan to construct nuclear reactors at breakneck pace raises safety concerns


December 16th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Shenzhen (China), Dec. 16 (ANI): China's plan to build three times as many nuclear power plants in the coming decade as the rest of the world has raised safety concerns.While the construction ... Read more...

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13 killed, 66 missing in China coalmine accident


September 8th, 2009 - 7:00 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 8 (Xinhua) At least 13 people were killed and 66 others missing in a coalmine accident early Tuesday in China's central Henan province, officials said. The accident occurred at about ... Read more...

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11 killed, 96 trapped in China coal mine blast (Lead)


February 22nd, 2009 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Taiyuan (China) Feb 22 (Xinhua) At least 11 miners were killed and 96 trapped in a coal mine following a gas explosion in northern China Sunday, officials said. The blast occurred at 2 ... Read more...

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At least 13 killed in China bus accident


January 5th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Guiyang (China), Jan 5 (Xinhua) At least 13 people were killed Monday when a passenger bus veered off the road and fell into a ravine in China's southwestern Guizhou Province, officials said.There ... Read more...

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Thirty-three colliers trapped in flooded China mine


November 17th, 2008 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Zhengzhou (China), Nov 17 (Xinhua) Thirty-three people were trapped in a flooded coal mine early Monday in central China's Henan province. Previous report said 34 people were trapped, but the Henan provincial ... Read more...

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Seven killed in China road accident


October 11th, 2008 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Guiyang (China), Oct 11 (Xinhua) At least seven people were killed and 22 injured Saturday when the truck in which they were travelling overturned on a highway in China's southwestern province of ... Read more...

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Death toll in China mudslide hits 128; rescue continues (lead)


September 10th, 2008 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Taiyuan (China), Sep 10 (Xinhua) The death toll in a mudslide that buried a market and other buildings in northern China's Shanxi province rose to 128 Wednesday, as hundreds of rescuers continued ... Read more...

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Mud flow kills 56 in China


September 10th, 2008 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
Taiyuan (China), Sep 10 (Xinhua) At least 56 people were killed in a rain-triggered mud and rock flow in north China's Shanxi province, the local rescue headquarters said Tuesday.The accident occurred around ... Read more...

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China mine blast toll rises to 27 (Lead)


September 4th, 2008 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shenyang (China), Sep 4 (Xinhua) The toll in a gas explosion at a coal mine in northeast China rose to 27 with the recovery of the bodies of three missing miners, authorities ... Read more...

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Restaurants asked to keep dog meat off menu during Olympics


July 15th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Pranay Sharma Beijing, July 15 (IANS) Exotic items like dog meat may be missing from the food menu in China during the Olympics scheduled to begin Aug 8. Authorities here have asked ... Read more...

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