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Karakoram glaciers unaffected by global warming

July 10th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) Glaciers nestling under the shadow of Diran and Rakaposhi, two towering peaks in the Karakoram Range of northern Pakistan, remain impervious to global warming and have ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China sincere in helping Pakistan: Official

June 3rd, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) China is sincere in helping out Pakistan in its economic development and all possible support was being provided in this regard, a top Chinese official has ... Read more...

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Finnair starts service to western China city of Chongqing

May 17th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, May 17 (IANS) In a bid to strengthen its presence in the growing Asian market nordic carrier Finnair has started a direct flight to western China city of Chongqing, ... Read more...

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Air China opens flight to Mumbai

May 2nd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 2 (IANS) Air China Wednesday launched direct flights from the country's southwestern city of Chengdu to Mumbai.The airline will use Airbus A319 aircraft for the flights every Monday, ... Read more...

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Man gets death for terror attack in China

March 27th, 2012 - 7:54 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) A court in western China has sentenced a man to death for organising a terrorist attack in February that left 16 people dead.Abdukerem Mamut was convicted ... Read more...

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13 killed in China coal mine blast

October 19th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed in a coal mine blast in western China' Chongqing municipality, Xinhua reported Wednesday.The accident took place at Fufa Coal ... Read more...

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Indian military team leaving for China Sunday

June 18th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) For the first time in almost a year, an Indian military delegation headed by an army general from Jammu and Kashmir will be in ... Read more...

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India sending first military delegation to China in a year

June 16th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) After almost a year's gap, India will resume bilateral military visits to China, sending a high-level military delegation headed by a general posted in ... 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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96 arrested in China for selling adulterated milk powder

January 13th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 13 (IANS) Ninety-six people are being held in police custody in China, and are awaiting prosecution for using melamine-tainted milk powder, a government statement said Thursday.The State Council's Food Safety ... Read more...

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China, Myanmar plan high-speed rail link

November 22nd, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 22 (IANS) China and Myanmar will soon hold discussions on a high-speed rail link between the two countries that is expected to boost trade and economic development in the region, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tibetans in Western China protest against proposed language curbs

October 23rd, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct. 23 (ANI): Thousands of Tibetan students in western China have been staging protests since Tuesday against proposals to curb or eliminate the use of the Tibetan language in local schools.According ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Not seeking Tibet’s freedom but autonomy: Dalai Lama

October 15th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 15 (IANS) Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama has asserted once again that he was not seeking Tibet's independence and said Beijing continued to make baseless charges of separatism against him. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China’s glaciers may shrink 27 percent by 2050: Report

October 9th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 9 (ANI): The average area of glaciers in western China might shrink by 27.2 percent by 2050 because of global warming, damaging crop production and worsening droughts, according to a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese Woman Worried About Missing Husband

October 8th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Geng He, the wife of a Chinese dissident is reportedly worried about the safety of her missing husband. Attorney Gao Zhisheng, who was a candidate for this years Nobel ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

India’s rising clout worries China as it builds military might: US report

August 17th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 17 (IANS) China remains concerned about strategic ramifications of India's rising economic, political, and military power even as it quickly modernises its own military, according to a ... Read more...

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UN chief condoles China mudslide deaths

August 11th, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 10 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday expressed sadness that the severe flooding in China had caused the loss of life and resulted in devastation. "He extends his deepest ... Read more...

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Frog evolution ‘clue to rise of the Himalayas and the Tibetan plateau’

August 6th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): Geologists have found clues to origin of the Himalayas and the Tibetan plateau - by analysing evolution of a group of muscled frogs.Scientists from Kunming, China, and the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

24 dead, 35 missing in landslides in China

July 14th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 14 (ANI): At least 24 persons have been killed and 35 have been declared missing after a rain-triggered landslide hit Xiaohe Township in China's Yunnan province on Tuesday.Reports ... Read more...

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Southwestern Chongqing aims to build biggest IT manufacturing base in Asia

July 9th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Singapore, July 9 (ANI): Chongqing, a populous economic hub in southwestern China, is hoping to become Asia's largest manufacturing base for information technology (IT) products.In an interview with China Daily, Chongqing ... Read more...

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Snapshot of rural life in China more than 2,000 years ago

May 25th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Archaeologists are for the first time trying to reveal a snapshot of the rural life in China during the Han Dynasty.The rural farming village of Sanyangzhuang was flooded ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Western China quake toll rises to 589

April 15th, 2010 - 8:54 am ICT by ANI
Beijing (China), Apr.15 (ANI): The death toll from the earthquake that struck the Qinghai Plateau in Tibet rose to 589 on Thursday morning and more than 10,000 injured.According to reports filed by ... Read more...

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Pak has “effective control” over rising militancy: Chinese Foreign Minister

March 8th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar 8(ANI): Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi reckons the Pakistan government can to tackle rising militancy in that country.Jiechi also underlined China's determination to deepen the "all weather relations" with key ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Chengdu woos Indian firms to invest in China’s IT hub

February 28th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 28 (IANS) Chengdu in Sichuan province of southwest China is wooing Indian firms to set up software development centres in that country's IT hub and major outsourcing destination. "Chengdu is an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Corneal swelling at high-altitude doesn’t affect vision

February 9th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): While swelling commonly occurs in the corneas of mountain climbers at high altitudes, a new study shows it doesn't appear to affect visibility.Lead researcher Dr Martina Monika Bosch, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China arrests nine for murder scam in mines

December 31st, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 31 (DPA) Police in south-western China's Sichuan province have arrested nine suspects accused of murdering at least nine people with learning difficulties and then claiming compensation from mine owners, state ... Read more...

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Cambodia set to deport Uighur asylum seekers to China

December 20th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 20 (ANI): Twenty Muslim Uighurs, who were seeking refuge in Cambodia after fleeing the deadly ethnic riots in China, are likely to be deported back to China, a move the ... Read more...

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Top Al Qaeda leader killed by US in Pakistan

December 12th, 2009 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 12 (DPA) At least one top Al Qaeda plotter is presumed to be dead from an apparent drone attack in Waziristan in western Pakistan, according to US news reports ... Read more...

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Vietnamese jailed for pricking women’s butts

October 30th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Oct 30 (DPA) A Vietnamese labourer Friday began a three-month jail sentence for pricking two women on the bottom in Hong Kong, claiming he did so because he could not ... Read more...

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Illegal tiger skin trade in China exposed by investigators

October 24th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 24 (ANI): An undercover investigation by the Environment Investigation Agency has exposed the trade in tiger skins in China, which is continuing despite the fact that it is illegal in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Al Qaeda calls for holy war against China

October 7th, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 7 (DPA) A senior Al Qaeda leader in a video distributed Wednesday urged Muslims to launch a holy war against Chinese "invaders" in response to the "massacre" of Uighurs in ... Read more...

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The sinister truth behind China’s border incursion misadventure (Part-II)

September 18th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Bhaskar RoyNew Delhi, Sep.18 (ANI): China has already built a deep seaport at Gwadar in Pakistan and the Karakoram Highway is connected to it. It also plans to construct twin oil ... Read more...

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Uncertainty stalks Urumqi residents after needle stabbings

September 4th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Urumqi (China), Sep 4 (Xinhua) Despite heavy security and patrolling helicopters, there was uncertainty among the residents of Urumqi in western China Friday morning following a wave of hypodermic needle stabbings and ... Read more...

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Australia out of favour with China

August 18th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 18 (DPA) Australian Foreign Minister Steven Smith Tuesday flagged further discord with China following tiffs over foreign investment rules, iron ore pricing, alleged industrial espionage and the visit to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Turkish PM calls China violence ‘genocide’

July 11th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, July 11 (DPA) The violence against minority Uighurs in western China can only be described as genocide, said Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in comments cited by Turkish media Saturday. "The ... Read more...

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