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Tibetan PM for resumption of talks with China


August 8th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 8 (IANS) Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay Wednesday again insisted on early resumption of dialogue with China on the Tibet issue, but he blamed Beijing for igniting self-immolation ... Read more...

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China to shut hundreds of coal mines


July 31st, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 31 (IANS) The Chinese government has decided to close hundreds of small mines over the year to ensure safety in the coal mine industry."We should use the opportunity ... Read more...

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Nearly 100 killed in China rains (Third Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Torrential rains that have ravaged China's 17 provinces since July 20, have killed at least 95 people. Another 45 are still missing, the government said ... Read more...

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11 killed in south China rains


July 15th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 15 (IANS) Landslides and floods triggered by torrential rains in southern China's Guizhou province have killed at least 11 people and damaged homes of 980,000 residents, officials said.Authorities ... Read more...

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Chinese child-trafficking ring busted


July 6th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 5 (IANS) Police in China have busted two major child trafficking gangs and arrested 802 suspects and freed 181 children, the government said Thursday.Under the ministry of public ... Read more...

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5 killed in China bus accident


June 30th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 22 were injured in China Saturday when a bus fell into a river after being hit by rocks on ... Read more...

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50 dead, 42 missing in China floods


June 30th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) At least 50 people have died and 42 others are missing following floods triggered by strong rainfall which has been battering many parts of China for ... Read more...

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More Chinese wives get HIV from husbands


June 2nd, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 2 (IANS) The number of spouses infected with HIV by their partners is increasing in China, and most of those infected by spouses are females, China Daily reported ... Read more...

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Man’s best friend follows cyclists 1,800 km


May 31st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) A stray dog in China has followed a group of cyclists 1,800 km to their destination in a heart-wrenching 20-day trip.The dog, nicknamed Xiaosa, followed the ... Read more...

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China braces for heavy rains


May 20th, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 20 (IANS) Heavy rains will lash the western and southern regions of China over the next two days, the meteorological authority said Sunday.Heavy rains, hail and high ... Read more...

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China launches two satellites


April 30th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 30 (IANS) China Monday successfully launched into space two navigation satellites, authorities said.The launch of the 12th and 13th satellites for the Beidou global navigation and positioning network ... Read more...

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Hailstorms in China leave 29 dead, devastate homes


April 22nd, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Hailstorms in China caused havoc, killing 29 people from March to April 20 and destroying various houses, said statistics released by the Ministry of Civil Affairs.According ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash China


April 15th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 15 (IANS) Heavy rains will continue to lash southern China over the next three days, the National Meteorological Centre said Sunday.The regions south of the Yangtze river and ... Read more...

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UN recognises grim situation in Tibet: Sangay


March 24th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 24 (IANS) The United Nations has assured three Tibetan youth on hunger strike in New York that it will send a special rapporteur to Tibet to investigate the ... Read more...

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Self-immolations: China warns Dalai Lama


March 7th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama's attempts to "split" China are "doomed to fail", said an official following a string of self-immolations in recent months.The Dalai Lama ... Read more...

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Two self-immolations in Tibet


March 5th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 5 (IANS) A woman and a schoolgirl died after they set themselves afire in Tibet in the past two days to protest China's policies and to demand freedom ... Read more...

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China blames Dalai Lama for self-immolation


March 2nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 2 (IANS) A Chinese official Friday held the Dalai Lama responsible for a string of self-immolation by Tibetan monks, saying the Tibetan spiritual leader applauded them.Zhao Qizheng, spokesman ... 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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Three more added to the list of corrupt referees


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dandong (China), Dec 22 (IANS) Three more names were added to the list of corrupt soccer referees after their under-trial colleague Zhou Weixin confessed that they had taken bribes ... Read more...

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5.4-magnitude quake hits China


November 1st, 2011 - 6:54 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 1 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale hit west China Tuesday. But there were no immediate reports of any casualties.The quake, which struck at 5.58 ... Read more...

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China busts gun trafficking ring


October 20th, 2011 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 20 (IANS) Chinese police have busted a gun trafficking ring after 17 members of the gang were arrested. It used to smuggle arms from northern Myanmar.They used to ... Read more...

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Traces of ancient civilisation found in Chinese desert


October 18th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) Archaeologists have discovered 10 sites of ancient civilisation in the Badain Jaran desert, China's third largest desert.An archaeological team composed of 11 experts from Inner Mongolia, ... Read more...

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Eighth Tibetan sets himself on fire in southwestern China


October 16th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- An Eighth Tibetan man set himself on fire in protest against Chinese rule in the southwestern province of Sichuan on late Saturday morning, a rights group reported on ... Read more...

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Drought-hit 14 mn Chinese lack drinking water


September 8th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 8 (IANS) Over 14 million people in southwest China are short of drinking water due to a lingering drought, a media report said Thursday.Over six million hectares of ... Read more...

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China arrests over 900 in tainted pork crackdown


August 29th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) At least 989 people have been arrested over the last six months as part of a national crackdown on the manufacture and sale of an illegal ... Read more...

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Tibetan monk dies after setting himself on fire in China protest


August 15th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- A Tibetan monk died on Monday after setting himself on fire in an apparent protest against Chinese rule in the southwestern province of Sichuan, a group campaigning for ... Read more...

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22 Chinese women rescued from forced prostitution


August 14th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) At least 22 women, who were forced to become sex workers in a Chinese city, have been rescued by police, officials said Sunday.Six suspects have been ... Read more...

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Natural disasters in China killed over 200 in July


August 7th, 2011 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) Natural disasters left at least 204 people dead in China in July, according to a latest government report.Around 25 people went missing in the disasters, Xinhua ... Read more...

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54 killed in China storms


July 27th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) At least 54 people have been killed in storms that hit China since the weekend, the government announced Wednesday.The National Disaster Reduction Committee said thunderstorms accompanied ... Read more...

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Over 1.5 mn people affected in China floods


July 15th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 15 (IANS) Floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in south China have affected 1.57 million people, officials said Friday.The National Commission for Disaster Reduction said heavy ... Read more...

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175 killed in China floods


June 20th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 20 (IANS) Floods in southern China triggered by heavy rains have left 175 people dead and 86 missing during June, the civil affairs ministry said Monday.Four rounds of ... Read more...

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China on highest flood alert, 550,000 evacuated


June 17th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 17 (IANS) China Friday raised the alert for floods to the highest level as heavy rains pounded the central and southern provinces, forcing the evacuation of more than ... Read more...

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China opens Asia’s largest insect museum


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 3 (IANS) About 400,000 million insect samples are on display in Asia's largest insect museum opened in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan.The Insect Museum of West China ... Read more...

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Pets run loose as Chinese hostelers abandon them


May 27th, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 27 (IANS) More and more pet animals kept by students at university hostels in China are now becoming stray as the pupils reportedly abandoned them after finishing their ... Read more...

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Drought stalks China’s food bowl


May 17th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 17 (IANS) China's central Hubei province, known as the land of a thousand lakes and a major producer of grain and cotton in the country, has been severely ... Read more...

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