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Engage China in water dialogue: Experts


February 13th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) China's move to extensively dam the Yarlung-Brahmaputra as it flows through Tibet and its intention to also divert the river came into sharp focus at ... Read more...

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Westwood wants a major in the east


October 10th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Oct 10 (IANS) World number two golfer Lee Westwood thinks men's golf should create a new Major in the Asia-Pacific region.The 38-year-old Englishman made the suggestion, despite being a ... Read more...

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India’s domestic banking sector to be world’s third largest by 2050


June 6th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) The Indian domestic banking industry will become the third largest in the world by 2050 after China and the US, according to a survey released by ... Read more...

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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...

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China snubs report on human rights, tells US to stop prying


April 10th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) China has urged the US to stop interfering in its internal affairs under the pretext of human rights issues. The comment came after the US criticised ... Read more...

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Chinese media to get funds to expand overseas


January 5th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 5 (IANS) In a move aimed at presenting "true picture" of the country to the world, China will give more funds to media outlets, particularly those targeting overseas readers, in ... Read more...

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China’s online population touches 450 million


December 30th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec. 30 (ANI): China's netizen population has reached 450 million by the end of November, up 20.3 percent year on year.The China Daily and Xinhua news agency quoted Wang Chen, head ... Read more...

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Aussie dollar keeps on climbing, maintains parity-plus levels with US counterpart


December 29th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 29 (ANI): The Australian dollar has continued to rise over the Christmas break, maintaining parity-plus levels with its US counterpart and trading at a record against the European common currency.The ... Read more...

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Britain’s Got Talent to feature guest judges


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems Simon Cowell wants to replicate his experiences from the X Factor on “Britain’s Got Talent.”The Britain’s Got Talent show is set to feature guest judges ... Read more...

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China and Pakistan to strengthen bilateral cooperation in diverse areas


December 18th, 2010 - 3:39 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- China and Pakistan on Friday vowed to strengthen bilateral cooperation in diverse areas including trade, energy, education, culture and technology, Ary News television reported.Pakistani Prime Minsiter Syed ... Read more...

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India seeks greater Chinese market access to curb trade deficit


December 15th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Expressing concern over the growing imbalance in bilateral trade, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma Wednesday requested China to provide greater market access to Indian goods and ... Read more...

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Asian Games close with China dominant as never before (Lead)


November 27th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 27 (IANS) The curtain rang down on the biggest ever Asian Games in a festive closing ceremony Saturday night as hosts China showed their overwhelming sporting prowess by sweeping 199 ... Read more...

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India, China are two major re-foresters: Jairam Ramesh


November 1st, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Union Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Monday said China's green house gas emissions are four times that of India, but both countries are united in being ... Read more...

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Will A Chinese Be Crowned Miss World?


October 29th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Only two days left for the 2010 Miss World pageant competition and a strong buzz is doing the rounds in favor of the hosting country China ... Read more...

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China’s Zhang Yin is world’s richest woman


October 13th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 13 (IANS) Zhang Yin, the head of a Chinese recycled paper company, is the world's richest woman in 2010, a media report said Wednesday.China has the most self-made women ... Read more...

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China’s growth important for global recovery: World Bank chief


October 8th, 2010 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) China's growth is a very important factor in the global economic recovery, World Bank President Robert B. Zoellick has said.On being asked what China can contribute to the ... Read more...

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China’s environmental challenges have global implications: MSU scientists


September 22nd, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): China's environmental challenges have global implications, and therefore, developed nations like the United States should help the country adopt integrated solutions for the sake of global sustainability, Michigan ... Read more...

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Helping to prepare prisoners for outside world


September 16th, 2010 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 16 (IANS) Prisoners in China are "corrected" before their release from jails by an institution which help the inmates lead a new life without committing crimes again. The Sunshine Halfway House, ... Read more...

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Buckinghamshire inhabitant Perry Watkins creates a record for the fastest piece of furniture


September 8th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Buckinghamshire, Sep 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British inventor - Perry Watkins may have just set the record for the fastest furniture. But his record needs to be examined by officials of ... Read more...

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US banking on India, China for faster recovery


July 8th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 8 (IANS) The US has expressed confidence that it will continue to make fast recovery from the global economic crisis thanks to its ability to make goods ... Read more...

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World’s Shortest Man Dies at the untimely age of 21


March 16th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 16 (Pen Men at Work): The shortest man of the world, China's He Pingping, has died. He breathed his last breath at the premature age of 21 from perceptible heart ... Read more...

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China’s yuan can be alternative reserve currency in 15 years


November 12th, 2009 - 6:56 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 12 (IANS) World Bank President Robert Zoellick has said in 15 years the Chinese yuan can become an alternative to US dollar as a global reserve currency, with China's fast ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama free to visit Arunachal: Krishna


September 16th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday dismissed China's objections to the Dalai Lama's proposed visit to Arunachal Pradesh later this year, and said that the Tibetan leader ... Read more...

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Online game World of Warcraft to open free in China


August 16th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 16 (Xinhua) Online gamers in China will be able to play the new 'World of Warcraft' for free until it gets an official approval for commercial operation, the game's developer ... Read more...

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Can India have a strategic partnership with the United States? (Re-issue) (Part- I)


July 27th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem PrakashNew Delhi: A strategic relationship or better still a strategic partnership with the world's only super power -- the United States -- would help India and give a push to ... Read more...

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Can India have a strategic partnership with the United States? (Part - I)


July 23rd, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem PrakashSidney Sobers, who was number two at the US mission in Pakistan in 1970 and later a Charge d'Affaire in that country, told this author that in 1971, the Pakistan ... Read more...

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G8 summit opens in Italian earthquake-hit town


July 8th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
L'Aquila (Italy), July 8 (DPA) The leaders of the world's eight most powerful developed nations met in the Italian town of L'Aquila Wednesday for three days of talks on global issues such ... Read more...

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Sinking global economy looks to China


November 24th, 2008 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Nov 24 (Xinhua) With the global financial crunch topping the agenda at recent international conferences, China is increasingly being seen as an important factor in resolving the crisis and creating stability.China ... Read more...

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China congratulates Obama, to push forward ties


November 5th, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 5 (Xinhua) China Wednesday congratulated Barack Obama on winning the US presidential race and said it was ready to work with the new president to push forward bilateral ties."China and ... Read more...

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Tibetan exiles take out candlelight vigil against Beijing Olympics


July 30th, 2008 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, July 30 (ANI): Continuing with their protests against the Beijing Olympics, Tibetans living-in-exile here took out a candlelight vigil on Tuesday evening. The Tibetans are trying to reinvigorate their freedom ... Read more...

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Indian team for World Junior tennis announced


July 26th, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Saturday named a four-member team to lead the country's challenge in finals of the World Junior Tennis Championships at Prostejov in ... Read more...

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Chinese, the world’’s top netizen group


July 25th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): About 253 million Chinese log on to the Internet regularly, making the country the largest web-user market, China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) said on Thursday. The ... Read more...

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Widows, divorcees discriminated against in most nations: University of Maryland study


June 23rd, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): Widows is most countries are discriminated against, according to a study undertaken by the University of Marylands Program on International Policy Attitudes (PIPA). Basing its findings on the ... Read more...

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UN sport advisor accuses media of manipulation over olympics


June 10th, 2008 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Geneva, June 10 (DPA) The United Nation's new special advisor on sport said Tuesday he believed 99 percent of sportsmen and women were happy to be taking part in the Beijing Olympics ... Read more...

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China says it’s confident of holding successful Olympics


April 10th, 2008 - 11:08 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) Xinhua Beijing, April 10 (Xinhua) China Thursday said it was confident of holding the Olympic Games successfully despite disruptive protests as a number of countries voiced their opposition to politicising the world sports ... Read more...

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