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Olympic badminton: China’s mixed doubles duo wins first badminton gold


August 4th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) China's mixed doubles players Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei beat their teammates Xu Chen and Ma Jin at the Wembley Arena Friday afternoon, clinching the first ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

140-150 mn-year-old dinosaur footprints found in Beijing


January 9th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 9 (IANS) Scientists, studying pre-historic life, have said that several hundred fossilised footprints found in a Beijing suburb are those of dinosaurs who lived about 140 to 150 ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

China issues white paper on space exploration


December 29th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 29 (IANS) China Thursday issued a white paper on the development of space industry since 2006 and the major tasks for the next five years.The white paper, titled ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China launches communication satellite for Nigeria


December 20th, 2011 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 20 (IANS) China launched a Nigerian communication satellite into orbit early Tuesday with its Long March-3B carrier rocket from southwest Xichang Satellite Launch Centre.The satellite, produced by China ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, China looking to cooperate in energy sector


April 14th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Sanya (China), Apr 14(ANI): Ahead of the BRICS summit in China's resort town of Sanya, where Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will be meeting Chinese President Hu Jintao, a senior ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Unrest spreads in Arab world, scalds China (Intro Roundup)


February 20th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Manama/Sana'a/Amman/Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) The Arab world continued to be rocked by defiant anti-government protests Sunday, with the toll in Libya said to cross 200. The stir also spread to Morocco ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Arab world unrest spreads, scalds China (Roundup)


February 20th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Manama/Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) Defiant anti-government protests continued to rock the Arab world Sunday, with the toll in Libya topping 100, while it spread to Morocco and for the first time, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Uber Cup loss helps Chinese women’s team in Asiad


November 14th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 14 (IANS) The Uber Cup loss turned up to be a valuable lesson for the Chinese team, said badminton head coach Li Yongbo after the side moved into the team ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

China to focus on peaceful development, never seek hegemony: Wen


September 24th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Sept 24 (ANI): Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, has said that his country, whose economy just overtook Japan's as the world's second-largest, will continue its path of peaceful development, and never seek ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Condoms at every doorstep to curb population boom (Lead)


September 7th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
By T.G. Biju New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) India's health ministry is preparing an ambitous plan to ensure that condoms reach every home in the country's 600,000 villages in a bid to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Oil-eating bacteria cleaning China oil spill


July 20th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 20 (IANS) Over 23 tonnes of oil-eating bacteria are being used to clean up an oil spill off the coast of northeast China's Dalian City, four days after pipelines exploded ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China shot down one of its own satellites in Jan.2010: US report


July 19th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 19 (ANI): The US-based Foreign Policy magazine has reported that China has shot down one of its dysfunctional satellites with a missile for the second time in three years.According ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Despite US’ concerns China to move ahead on Pak nuke deal


June 23rd, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, June 23 (ANI): Despite the US voicing serious concerns over China's offer to help Pakistan set up two nuclear reactors, Beijing is likely go ahead and finance the nuclear project.Beijing is ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China celebrates Tagore’s 149th anniversary


May 15th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): On Monday, China paid tribute to one of India's most revered writers, Rabindranath Tagore, by giving impassioned readings of his poems.Star elocutionists Cao Lei and Liu Jiazhen ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China to host Miss Bikini International in May


April 28th, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Sanya (China), April 27 (IANS) The 35th Miss Bikini International final will be held in China's southern coastal city of Sanya May 29, organisers said Tuesday.More than 70 contestants from all over ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

World Bank gets more money, developing nations more say


April 26th, 2010 - 8:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (DPA) Governments Sunday approved nearly $90 billion in extra money for the World Bank and shifted the balance of voting shares in the institution slightly toward developing countries. Developing countries ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India closely watching China’s border infrastructure: Krishna (Lead)


April 21st, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) India is keeping a close watch on China's military modernisation and infrastructure in the border regions in Tibet and has taken necessary measures to safeguard its security, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India closely watching China’s border infrastructure


April 21st, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The central government Wednesday said it was keeping a close watch on China's military modernisation and infrastructure development programmes in the border regions in Tibet and has ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

China’s defence budget to grow 7.5 percent in 2010


March 4th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 4 (IANS) China plans to increase its defence budget by 7.5 percent in 2010, an official said here Thursday. The planned defence budget is 532.115 billion yuan (about $78 billion), a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China can get hostile any time, says RSS chief


November 8th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 8 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat Sunday said the peace gestures from China were a camouflage to gain time and it could "turn hostile" any time. "China can ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tawang residents prepare to welcome Dalai Lama


November 7th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Tawang, Nov. 7 (ANI): In a bid to extend a warm welcome to Buddhist spiritual leader Dalai Lama, residents of Tawang hung decorations and cleaned the streets leading to the Tawang Monastery ... Read more...

Posted in National |

China lends Nepal $200mn for infrastructure


November 4th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 4 (IANS) Nepal's northern neighbour China Wednesday pledged a soft loan of $200 million for infrastructure-related projects in the Himalayan republic, including a 61 MW hydropower project. The Upper Trishuli power ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China claim Asian Basketball Championship for women


September 24th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) China romped to a facile 91-71 victory over defending champions South Korea in the final to annex their 11th title in the Asian Basketball Championship for women here ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Earthquake strikes Bhutan, tremors felt in Lhasa


September 21st, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lhasa, Sep 21 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale jolted Bhutan Monday afternoon and the tremors were felt in Lhasa, authorities said. The tremors struck at 4:53 p.m. (Beijing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Free Tibet’ protesters jolt Chinese team in Nepal


September 2nd, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 2 (IANS) In a major embarrassment for the Nepal government that reiterated its commitment not to allow anti-China activities, a visiting delegation from China's ruling communist party Wednesday faced protests ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Real Madrid want Sunday afternoon games to capture Asian market


July 16th, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 16 (DPA) Real Madrid are planning to take the Asian market by storm by playing their home games on Sunday afternoon, sports daily AS reported Thursday. AS said Real president ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Avril Lavigne becomes Canadian Ambassador for 2010 World Expo


April 29th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): Avril Lavigne is all set to represent her native Canada by being an ambassador at China's World expo in 2010.The singer, who was born in Ontario, is much ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lavigne to represent Canada at China’s world expo


April 28th, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Singer-songwriter and actress Avril Lavigne has been selected to represent her native Canada as its ambassador at China's first world expo to be held next year. The 24-year-old, who ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China in Jaguar Land Rover rescue act with 600 mn pound deal


February 28th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 28 (IANS) China has come to the aid of beleaguered Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover carmaker with a massive order of 13,000 vehicles. The order, for both Land Rover and Jaguar ... Read more...

Posted in World |

After India, China to send special envoy to Nepal


February 22nd, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 22 (IANS) A week after Indian Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon visited Nepal to assess the progress of the commitments pledged between India and Nepal, it is now the turn of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chinese economists see early recovery from global economic crisis


February 6th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb.6 (ANI): The China Economic Monitoring and Analysis Center, a survey organization of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), has said in a report that 92 percent of the economists ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China’s economy shrinks


December 1st, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 1 (Xinhua) The Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) of China's manufacturing sector dropped to 38.8 percent in November, down 5.8 percentage points from October, indicating that the country's economy has further ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India, China will increasingly rely on oil imports by 2030


November 19th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Beijing, Nov.19 (ANI): India and China will increasingly rely on oil imports by 2030, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). According to a China Daily report, China and India are ... Read more...

Posted in National |

China agrees to deliver a telecom satellite to Pak


October 17th, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing , Oct. 17 (ANI): China will launch a telecommunication satellite PakSat-1R for Pakistan in 2011. Contracts for the satellite deal were sealed on Wednesday in the presence of presidents from ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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