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Kolkata among most flood vulnerable cities


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Nine coastal cities around the world are most vulnerable to serious flooding with Shanghai at the top of the list and Kolkata and Dhaka standing midway, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

XLRI to open its new campus by 2014-end


August 11th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) XLRI, a premier private business school in India, will come out with a new campus in the National Capital Region (NCR) by the end of 2014, ... Read more...

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Delhiites left awestruck with century’s last Venus transit


June 6th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) It was a visual treat for Delhiites Wednesday as they witnessed a rare celestial event when Venus - the second planet from the Sun and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Delhi gears up to watch century’s last Venus transit


June 5th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Sky gazers in Delhi are all set to witness a rare celestial event Wednesday with Venus - the second planet from the Sun and the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Single at 29: Shanghai women feel ‘leftover’


March 8th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, March 8 (IANS) While many unmarried women in Indian cities may not bother too much on being unmarried at 29, a survey in Shanghai, China's largest city, has found ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Silicon Image opens R&D; centre in Hyderabad


February 18th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Silicon Image Inc., a leading connectivity solutions provider, has opened its first research and development (R&D;) center in India at Hyderabad.The company's chief executive officer Camillo ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Visa row: Indian military team’s China visit called off (Second Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) India has called off the visit of a 30-member military delegation to China after Beijing refused a visa to a senior Indian Air Force officer ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

China values ties with India


January 5th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 5 (IANS) After India protested the illegal confinement and alleged torture of two Indian traders in China, Beijing has said it values relations with New Delhi.Foreign ministry spokesman ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese-built Pakistan Navy ship to visit Malaysia


December 5th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) A Pakistan Navy ship, built in China, will visit Malaysia to participate in a five-day long maritime and aerospace exercise.PNS SAIF is representing Pakistan Navy in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Himachal activist gets Rajiv Gandhi award


November 14th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 14 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh-based social activist Mallika Nadda was honoured by the central government Monday for working to uplift disabled children, an official statement said here.Nadda, who founded ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

New venues invariably slotted at end


October 25th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 25 (IANS) Historically, new venues that made it to the Formula One series, barring Abu Dhabi, have featured at the fag end of the calendar in their ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chouhan to hold roadshow in China to woo investors


September 11th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 11 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan would hold a roadshow in Shanghai, China to woo investors during his nine-day tour to the world's fastest growing ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Shanghai district official sentenced to 16 years in prison over deadly high-rise fire


August 2nd, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by BNO News
SHANGHAI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A district official in charge of construction was sentenced to 16 years in prison on Tuesday in connection with a massive fire that broke out at a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Infosys to start new campus in Shanghai


May 21st, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The leading Indian IT major, Infosys Technologies, plans to make a huge investment in China. The company will make investments worth $125-150 million in its ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New drug target for inflammatory bowel disease found


April 1st, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): Scientists have identified IL-23, a cytokine used by the immune system to ward off disease, as a major contributor to the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).The new discovery raises ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scepticism rising in China, rues daily


March 1st, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) A state-run Chinese newspaper said Tuesday that scepticism was on the rise in the country and that it was necessary to be patriotic.An editorial, "Which China do we ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chinese train breaks speed record


December 3rd, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 3 (IANS) China Friday claimed that one of its high-speed trains broke the world record for unmodified commercial use during trial service.The train hit a speed of 486.1 km per ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Eight arrested in Shanghai high-rise building fire that killed 53


November 16th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by BNO News
SHANGHAI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Eight people have been arrested in Shanghai following the massive fire that broke out at a skyscraper in the Chinese city on Monday, state-run media reported.The blaze, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Inferno at Shanghai high-rise building kills 42, injures nearly 100


November 15th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by BNO News
SHANGHAI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A massive fire at a skyscraper in the Chinese city of Shanghai killed more than 40 people and injured nearly 100 others on Monday, state-run ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Toll from inferno at Shanghai high-rise building jumps to 42


November 15th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by BNO News
SHANGHAI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll following a massive fire at a skyscraper in the Chinese city of Shanghai rose to 42 on late Monday evening, state-run media ... Read more...

Posted in World |

At least 12 dead, nearly 100 injured as fire engulfs Shanghai skyscraper


November 15th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by BNO News
SHANGHAI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A massive fire at a skyscraper in the Chinese city of Shanghai killed at least twelve people and injured nearly 100 others on Monday, state-run media ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Eight dead, 90 injured after Shanghai high-rise fire


November 15th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by BNO News
SHANGHAI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A massive fire at a skyscraper in the Chinese city of Shanghai killed at least eight people and injured more than 90 others on Monday, state-run media ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Skyscraper catches fire in Shanghai


November 15th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by BNO News
SHANGHAI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A skyscraper caught fire on Monday afternoon in the Chinese city of Shanghai and some people jumped from the windows to escape, state media reported. The 30-storey apartment ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Family planning adversely affecting Shanghai growth


September 23rd, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Sep 23 (IANS) Shanghai, China's commercial capital, has avoided the birth of about seven million children in the past 30 years because of its family-planning policy which has now adversely affected ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russell Crowe to star in kung fu movie


September 15th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 15 (ANI): Russell Crowe is set to make a foray into kung fu, for he's collaborating with Wu-Tang Clan founder RZA to star in a new movie.The 'Gladiator' actor ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Russell, Diggs team up again for kung fu movie


September 15th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 15 (IANS) Actor Robert Fitzgerald Diggs is once again teaming up with Russell Crowe for a new kung fu film and says his "American Gangster" will play world's baddest ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Oz university students set for electric-vehicle race around the world


August 19th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 19 (ANI): A team of students from the University of South Australia is taking part in a race around the world in an electric-vehicle called TREV (Two-seater Renewable Energy Vehicle). ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Allahabad Bank to open branches in China and Bangladesh


August 3rd, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) Public sector Allahabad Bank is planning to open branches in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Dhaka investing around $35 million, a top bank official said Tuesday. "We have decided ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Italy To China Road Trip In Driverless Vehicles?


July 21st, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of engineers in Italy has recently designed a "no driver required" vehicle. The engineers have decided to put their camera inside the car and ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

President Patil calls for greater market access for Indian goods in Chinese market


May 31st, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, May 31 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, who is on a visit to China, said on Sunday that unless market access for Indian pharmaceutical, engineering and information technology companies improves, trade ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Reforestation may lower climate change mitigation potential of forests


May 29th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Reforestation and afforestation, the creation of new forests, may lower the potential of forests for climate change lessening, scientists at the University of Oklahoma and the Fudan University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Film on Little Mermaid’s journey to China


March 29th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) Chinese artist Ai Weiwei who designed the Bird's Nest stadium for Beijing Olympics will capture in a video the first overseas journey of Copenhagen's landmark bronze statue the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Vanessa Paradis new face of Chanel handbags


March 10th, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Hollywood star Johnny Depp's girlfriend Vanessa Paradis has been signed on as the new face of Chanel Coco Cocoon handbags. The French actress and singer, who has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Regular exercise, green tea may help beat breast cancer blues


January 25th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): Regular exercise and drinking green tea may help combat depression among breast cancer patients, reveals a new study.However, lead researcher Dr. Xiao Ou Shu, at Vanderbilt University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China sentences Tibetan ‘Living Buddha’ to eight years in jail


December 31st, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai (China), Dec.31 (ANI): A senior Tibetan religious leader, known as a "Living Buddha", has been sentenced to eight-and-a-half years in prison after being arrested in the wake of protests last year. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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