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UAE promises ‘a very special EXPO 2020′ in Dubai

June 16th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Yeosu (South Korea), June 16 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is geared up to host a very special World EXPO 2020 in Dubai, according to Minister for State ... Read more...

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UAE launches bid for 2020 world expo (With Images)

February 29th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 29 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has formally launched a campaign as part of its bid to host the 2020 World Expo, the largest rotating exposition in ... Read more...

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Tripura awarded for tele-homoeopathy

November 23rd, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 23 (IANS) Tripura has become the only state in eastern India to receive an international award for tele-homoeopathy, where patients in rural areas are diagnosed by doctors through ... Read more...

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Global award for Buddh International Circuit

November 17th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Buddh International Circuit (BIC), which hosted India's maiden Formula One Grand Prix last month, has been awarded the 'Motorsport Facility of the Year' award ... Read more...

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Shanghai to install sprinklers in city

May 14th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 14 (IANS) Shanghai plans to install water sprinklers at tourist attractions across the city to keep crowds cool during the sizzling months ahead.A local sightseeing management office said ... Read more...

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Chinese court solves relationship riddle

April 1st, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 1 (IANS) A court in China has helped settle a dispute over ownership of assets shared by two lovers who have broken off. They shared their relation on ... 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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China to play more active role in UN affairs

September 23rd, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS) China would play a more active role in the affairs of the UN and would try to strengthen its partnership with the international organisation, Chinese Premier Wen ... Read more...

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Shanghai named China’s sexiest city

September 20th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) Shanghai has topped a poll of the sexiest cities in China because of its "strong economy, iconic buildings, landscape and cultural diversity". Shanghai is closely followed by Hong Kong ... Read more...

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150,000 wild boars go on a rampage in China

September 3rd, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 3 (IANS) Over 150,000 rampaging wild boars in a province in eastern China are giving sleepless nights to farmers who have been forced to maintain round-the-clock vigil to save their ... Read more...

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Shanghai fails to show up in campaign against prostitution in China

August 3rd, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, August 3 (ANI): Shanghai has failed to show up in a high-profile nationwide campaign against prostitution among a roster of 26 Chinese cities, giving rise to speculations that the local police ... Read more...

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Colombia’s ‘green gold’ coffee a major hit in China

July 18th, 2010 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 18 (IANS) A coffee dubbed "green gold" produced in Colombia has become a hit in China, with people flocking to markets to buy the "light and silky" beverage. Though neither strong ... Read more...

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Zardari visits Shanghai Expo

July 10th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 10 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari concluded his five-day visit to China after visiting the World Expo in Shanghai Saturday evening. Zardari visited both the Pakistani and Chinese pavilions, and ... Read more...

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Iran slams nuclear powers

June 11th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 11 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Friday criticised the world's nuclear powers for trying to "monopolise" the technology for their own gain and prevent other nations from its civilian use. "Nuclear ... Read more...

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Chinese throng to see Indian classical dances

May 31st, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt Shanghai, May 31 (IANS) "I have never seen such crowds!" said an excited Delhi-based choreographer as the Chinese poured in for the Indian classical dance performances her team put ... Read more...

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President Patil pitches for green tech at Shanghai expo

May 30th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt Shanghai, May 30 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Sunday stressed on adapting green technology to make cities better at the ongoing 2010 World Expo here as she visited the India ... Read more...

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Shanghai Expo aims for eco-friendly tag

April 30th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 30 (IANS) Over 70 million visitors from across the world are expected to attend the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai where over 100 countries will display exhibits on the theme ... Read more...

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Two-wheel, pod-like vehicle that can drive itself unveiled

March 26th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 26 (ANI): Australian car maker Holden has unveiled a radical two-wheel, pod-like vehicle that can drive itself.Xiao has been developed using carbon fiber and is charged by electric motors on ... Read more...

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Ahead of Chinese New Year, food and culture festival organized in New Delhi

January 31st, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.31 (ANI): In run-up to the Chinese New Year on February 14, the Embassy of the People's Republic of China organized a food and culture festival here on Sunday.On this ... Read more...

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Shanghai to replace its notorious Chinglish signboards before World Expo

October 23rd, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Oct. 23 (ANI): As Shanghai gets ready to host four million foreign visitors for the next year's World Expo, the city plans to get rid of poorly translated English signs boards ... Read more...

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100-member Indian youth delegation to leave for China

June 12th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): The Fourth Indo-China youth delegation will visit China from June 15 to June 24 under the Indo-China Youth Exchange Programme to further foster and enhance the continued ... Read more...

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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...

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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...

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4000-year-old ancestral tombs discovered in China

June 23rd, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered five 4000-year-old ancestral tombs with skulls and human remains, as well as pottery and animal bodies, from Shanghai city in China.The ancient ... Read more...

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Asia-Pacific tourism forecast to soar

March 20th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, March 20 (DPA) Tourism in the Asia-Pacific region is forecast to soar with nearly 500 million visitors arriving by 2010, generating $4.6 trillion, an industry report said Thursday. The Pacific Asia ... Read more...

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Recharger Magazine announces investment in India

January 25th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by admin
Las Vegas, Jan 25 (ANI/Business Wire India): Recharger Magazine will make a sizable investment in the growing cartridge remanufacturing industry in India with the "Recharger Magazine's India Venture Capital Prize" during ReIndia ... Read more...

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Govt approves funds for Indias participation in Shanghai Expo 2010

January 10th, 2008 - 7:36 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today gave its approval for supporting the ITPO (India Trade Promotion Organisation) for Indias participation in the Expo 2010 to be ... Read more...

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