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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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Sick of being called serial kisser: Emraan Hashmi


September 21st, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Emraan Hashmi's recent run of success at the box office has people calling him 'Hit Man Hashmi' and the actor says it is better than being ... Read more...

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Chinese firm leaves 50,000 tourists for Japan in limbo


September 18th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) In the wake of the ongoing controversy over Diaoyu islands' ownership, a major Chinese travel tour operator has halted its plan of transporting 50,000 tourists to ... Read more...

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Emraan is most underrated actor: Salman Khan


September 17th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Emraan Hashmi, who is riding high on the success of "Raaz 3", is the most underrated actor of the present generation, says Bollywood star Salman Khan.Emraan's ... Read more...

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Chinese woman kills mother-in-law, toddler


September 12th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) A Chinese woman has been charged with killing her mother-in-law and her three-year-old son after she was upset over her divorce, and then trying to commit ... Read more...

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Chinese moms to donate liver to each other’s kids


September 12th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) Two babies with severe congenital liver disease may get a new lease of life after their mothers were found qualified to donate part of their livers ... Read more...

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Chinese parents complain as kids get cassettes


September 12th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) Parents in China are complaining that every new semester their children receive textbooks along with matching cassette tapes that have today become "antiques" as many people ... Read more...

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Couple bashed up for telling theatre-goers to stay quiet


September 10th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Sep 10 (IANS) Police here in the Chinese business hub are looking for a group of people who beat up a couple at a movie theatre after the couple ... Read more...

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Shanghai sperm bank has 100,000 samples


September 10th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Sep 10 (IANS) A sperm bank in Shanghai, which has been in operation for nine years, now contains over 100,000 samples from a total of 3,289 qualified donors.The Shanghai ... Read more...

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Fake fortune teller jailed in Shanghai


September 10th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Sep 10 (IANS) A bogus woman fortune teller has been sentenced to around four years behind bars for swindling a woman here in the Chinese business hub of 190,000 ... Read more...

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Chinese teachers to be tested every five years


September 10th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 10 (IANS) Teachers in Chinese business hub Shanghai will be the first in the country to take five consecutive exams every five years in order to keep their ... Read more...

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Being compared to Salman an honour: Emraan


September 10th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) With back-to-back hits, actor Emraan Hashmi's success ratio is being compared to that of blockbuster king Salman Khan. Emraan says it's an honour to be ... Read more...

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Both commercial, serious films important for me: Emraan Hashmi


September 9th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Emraan Hashmi, who has done films like "Murder", "Jannat", "The Dirty Picture" and "Shanghai", says success in both commercial and off-beat cinema is important for ... Read more...

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Money not the root of my sadness: Ronaldo


September 5th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 5 (IANS) Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has said that money is not the reason he felt 'sad' after failing to celebrate his two goals against Granada Sunday.The ... Read more...

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Ma Qing Hua to replace Narain for Italian GP practice


September 5th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Monza (Italy), Sep 5 (IANS) Ma Qing Hua will become the first Chinese to drive in the Formula One Championship Friday when he replaces Narain Karthikeyan in the HRT ... Read more...

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Emraan Hashmi done with sequels


September 5th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) After being part of sequels like "Raaz", "Jannat" and "Murder", actor Emraan Hashmi seems to have had enough of it and says he will be ... Read more...

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Emraan not ready to give up his ’serial kisser’ image


September 3rd, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Known as Bollywood's serial kisser, Emraan Hashmi may have decided to do a family film but feels it would be foolish of him to alienate ... Read more...

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Splitsville for fast couple


August 31st, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Aug 31 (IANS) A couple in China who got hitched barely 10 minutes after an online chat have broken up eight months later.Jin Qiying, a farmer in Heilongjiang province, ... Read more...

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Woods and McIlroy to face-off in China


August 29th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) World No.1 golfer Rory McIlroy will take on 14-time major championship winner Tiger Woods in a one-day duel in Zhengzhou Oct 29.The world's two most ... Read more...

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Good samaritan in China tracked down through internet


August 28th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 28 (IANS) A good samaritan who helped a man who suffered an epileptic attack even when onlookers told him not to do so has been tracked down ... Read more...

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Chinese mom fire-bombs water firm for denying son job


August 28th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Aug 28 (IANS) Three people were killed and four injured when a woman who was angry with her former water company for not giving her son a job hurled ... Read more...

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Cops pilot scalded Chinese boy to hospital


August 28th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Aug 28 (IANS) A police car escorted a taxi carrying a two-year-old who was scalded by boiling water, slicing through rush-hour traffic and covering a 40 km distance to ... Read more...

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A Chinese couple that wants to resemble twins


August 24th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) A Chinese man and a woman who are to marry soon have decided to undergo plastic surgery so that they look like twins, a media report ... Read more...

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Napkin counterfeit ring smashed


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) An underground network of workshops that made and sold counterfeit sanitary napkins worth more than 150 million yuan ($23 million) has been destroyed, the Shanghai Daily ... Read more...

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Bikinis add controversy to cow contest


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) A contest to find China's most beautiful cow caused controversy when young women in bikinis began milking them in Shanyin county, the Shanghai Daily said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Shanghai prepares list of ‘professional’ beggars


August 21st, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 21 (IANS) Police in Chinese business hub Shanghai have published a list of "professional" beggars, who have been caught most often on Metro trains over the past four ... Read more...

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Abhay happy with response to ‘Chakravyuh’ first look


August 20th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) The first look of Prakash Jha's "Chakravyuh" is out and Abhay Deol, who plays a naxalite in it, is happy with the response."I am just excited. ... Read more...

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Abhay happy with response to ‘Chakravyuh’ first look


August 20th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) The first look of Prakash Jha's "Chakravyuh" is out and Abhay Deol, who plays a naxalite in it, is happy with the response."I am just excited. ... Read more...

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Shanghai police rank beggars


August 19th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) Police in Shanghai have publicised an online ranking list of beggars in an attempt to expose the most frequently caught beggars on the city's busy Metro ... Read more...

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Chinese jailed for swindling girlfriend


August 19th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) A Chinese man has been sentenced to four years in prison for duping his girlfriend of about 200,000 yuan (about $32,000) to avenge her alleged betrayal.The ... Read more...

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China’s moon rover to run on nuclear power


August 13th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) China's first moon rover will run on a nuclear-powered battery, a scientist said.The rover lands on moon next year on board Chang'e-3, China's third lunar probe, ... Read more...

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Chinese diver determined to bag diving gold at London


August 11th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) China's diving world champion Qiu Bo launched a near-perfect display from the 10m platform to qualify in top spot for Saturday's semi-finals.Qiu, winner of the event ... Read more...

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Kobe, LeBron to tour China after Olympics


August 11th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Kobe Bryant will lead a bunch of big names from the US Olympic basketball team to tour China after the London Olympics.Bryant will fly directly from ... Read more...

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China builds replicas of British towns (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Real estate developers in China are now copying Tudor buildings, cobbled streets and even red telephone boxes and artificial rivers in an attempt to recreate the ... Read more...

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China builds replicas of British towns


August 9th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Real estat streets and even red telephone boxes and artificial rivers in an attempt to recreate the British way of life.e developers in China are now ... Read more...

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