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In China, volunteer lawyers helping the poor

July 15th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 15 (IANS)In a drive worth emulating by lawyers in other parts of the world, volunteer lawyers and law students have come forward in China to offer assistance to ... 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 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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Storm damages crops worth $1.5 mn in west China

May 14th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 14 (IANS) Strong winds accompanied by heavy rain and hailstorms have damaged 7,000 hectares of crops worth 10 million yuan ($1.5 million) in western China, officials said Saturday.Low ... Read more...

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Acupuncture ‘does not aid in stroke recovery’

September 28th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 28 (ANI): Acupuncture does not appear to help in stroke recovery, reveals a new study.Acupuncture is often used to supplement traditional stroke rehabilitation, although its effectiveness is uncertain.This study, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Landslide kills 65 in China’s Gansu Province

August 8th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 8 (ANI): At least 65 people have been killed in landslides triggered by heavy rain in north-west China's Zhouqu County in the Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Gansu Province."At ... Read more...

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Foxconn to shift some plants in China

July 8th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) Electronic giant Foxconn Technology Group has plans to shift some of its production units from southern Shenzhen to other parts of the country to save costs, a report ... Read more...

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PLA hosts Indian Army on May Day

May 1st, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 1 (IANS) Chinese troops played host to an Indian Army delegation on their side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region to mark May ... Read more...

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Moderate earthquake rattles central-west China

April 14th, 2010 - 5:34 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake rattled central-west China on early Wednesday, seismologists said.The 5.0-magnitude earthquake was centered about 240 miles (387 kilometers) south-southeast of Goldmud, a city in the country's ... Read more...

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Nobel Laureate Ramakrishnan says bureaucracy, politics and red tape hampering India

December 23rd, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Dec 23 (ANI): Nobel laureate Venkatraman Ramakrishnan has said that Indian scientists settled abroad wanted to come back to India, but were held back by the country's red tapism.A US citizen ... Read more...

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Ancient Chinese statues belong to Greek God of Love, says archaeologist

December 2nd, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, December 2 (ANI): An archaeologist has said that two mysterious bronze statues unearthed in central China's Henan Province in the 1980s have found to belong to Eros, the Greek God ... Read more...

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India to train Liberian police force

September 23rd, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Two years after sending female peacekeepers to Liberia that is rebuilding itself from the ashes of a protracted civil war, India will help the ... Read more...

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Further unrest in west China’s Urumqi region following syringe attacks

September 3rd, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Urumqi (China), Sep 3(ANI): Following a spate of ethnically motivated syringe attacks in China's Xinjiang province, renewed mass demonstrations and violence was reported in the region on Thursday.Thousands of people gathered at ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

She-male show expose lands Chinese govt officials in the dock

August 15th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug. 15 (ANI): Twenty one government officials in the Chinese province of Sichuan have come under trouble for allegedly using public money to pay for a she-male show in Thailand five ... Read more...

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Second Death Occurs Due To Pneumonic Plague In China

August 3rd, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
News reports of a second death that has occurred due to the "pneumonic plague" in China have been reported. According to reports, a second man, a resident of a remote part of ... Read more...

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Chinese fan drinks gasoline to become a hero

July 20th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 20 (Xinhua) A 14-year-old boy in China's Sichuan Province has been drinking gasoline to become a "valiant fighter" like his hero Optimus Prime in the movie "Transformers: Revenge of the ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda threatens to target Chinese workers in Africa following Uighur deaths

July 14th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): In a bid to avenge the deaths of Muslim Uighurs in Xinjiang, Al-Qaeda's North African wing has threatened to target Chinese workers in Africa.The threat from Al-Qaeda ... Read more...

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Jade Olympic medals wow the world

August 20th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug. 20 (ANI): The Olympic medals have caught the eyes of athletes and spectators from around the world. According to The Sun, for the first time in Olympic history, the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

China steps up security at popular tourist parks

August 13th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 13 (DPA) Security at several popular tourists parks in Beijing have been stepped up, with tourists banned from taking lighters and most knives inside, media reported Wednesday. Guards posted at ... Read more...

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Security stepped up at Olympic sites

August 12th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 12 (DPA) An armoured personnel carrier and heavily armed paramilitary police took up positions at Olympic sites Tuesday as security increased following weekend attacks in north-west China. The armoured vehicle ... Read more...

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1.3 mln quake-hit Chinese to be shifted to higher grounds over the weekend

May 30th, 2008 - 8:34 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 30 (ANI): Up to 1.3 million people in west China's Sichuan Province have been ordered to evacuate to higher ground for fear of a major "quake lake" burst ... Read more...

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Chinese club moss extract may improve cognition in Alzheimer’s sufferers

April 16th, 2008 - 4:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): According to a new study, Chinese club moss extract (Huperzine A) may improve cognition in Alzheimer's disease.The research team came to this conclusion after studying data in ... Read more...

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Chinese scientists developing new HIV vaccine

January 23rd, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, January 23 (ANI): Scientists are developing a new AIDS vaccine with the ability to ward off three variants of HIV sweeping across Hong Kong, Taiwan, and western areas of China. ... Read more...

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