yang yang

Paralympics: China’s gold rush continues

September 8th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) China kept up its gold-taking momentum here at the Paralympics, boosting its gold total to 83.The Asian giant clinched 13 gold medals Friday, reports Xinhua.Meanwhile, Australian ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Swimmers raise China’s Paralympic gold tally to 46

September 4th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Chinese swimmers surged to collect five gold medals at the London Paralympics Monday, raising China's gold tally to 46 after Day 5 of competitions.China, which clinched ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Solar cells that convert windows into energy producers

July 23rd, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Researchers have fashioned a new transparent solar cell that will not only permit windows at homes to generate power but also enable people to see outside.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Beijing auto show models denounced over attires

April 29th, 2012 - 8:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 29 (IANS) Authorities in Beijing have issued a "serious reprimand" for an ongoing car exhibition which has stirred controversy for its scantily-clad models, Xinhua reported.According to Beijing's Capital ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sexy models at China auto show spark debate

April 26th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) Models clad in revealing dresses at an ongoing international automotive exhibition here have drawn criticism for seeking instant fame while crossing the thin moral red line.The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Three national team coaches invovled in soccer scandals in China

December 23rd, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dandong, China, Dec 23 (IANS) Three former Chinese national team coaches were involved in soccer corruption, according to a north-eastern Chinese court.Yang Yimin, former deputy chief of the Chinese Football ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

When Wen played basketball with kids

June 1st, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 1 (IANS) Premier Wen Jiabao has taken part in a basketball training session at a school, a media report said.Shanghai Daily reported that Wen Jiabao played basketball during ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Turning chicken feathers into green plastic

April 3rd, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) A breakthrough could turn millions of tonnes of waste chicken feathers into a perennial source of green, bio-degradable plastic. "Others have tried to develop thermoplastics from ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Baby panda’s name chosen in online poll

November 23rd, 2010 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Nov 23 (IANS) The name of a baby panda born at a zoo in the Austrian capital has been chosen by fans through online voting.The cub of adult pandas Yang Yang ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Taiwan film fest to start in capital

September 6th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Taipei Economic and Cultural Centre (TECC), in collaboration with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), is hosting a Taiwan Film Festival Sep 11-13 in the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scientists propose aggressive vaccination program to control swine flu pandemic

September 11th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 11 (ANI): Researchers at the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute (VIDI) at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have concluded that an aggressive vaccination program that first targets children, and ultimately ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Low-cost method may mean production of CIGS solar cells on commercial scale

July 8th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): A team of scientists has developed a low-cost solution processing method for CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) based solar cells that could provide an answer to the problem of their production ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Graphene-carbon nanotubes promise cheaper, more powerful electronic devices

May 14th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Scientists at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) say that they have devised a novel way to make a hybrid graphene-carbon nanotube (G-CNT), which can be used as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Polymer solar cells with higher efficiency levels created

November 27th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 27 (ANI): Solar cells that can be hanged like posters on a wall may soon be available in local hardware stores, thanks to researchers at the University of California, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Foreign wives in Taiwan suffer from low mental and physical health

July 18th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, July 18 (ANI): A new study has found that foreign wives in Taiwan often suffer low mental and physical health, and may suffer domestic violence or enter prostitution to make ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Elderly in America happier than the younger lot

July 14th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): Partying and cheering may be synonymous with young age, but when it comes to being happy in the true sense, older Americans score far better than the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China quake rescuers face huge hurdles

May 15th, 2008 - 11:34 am ICT by admin
By Bill Smith Beijing, May 15 (DPA) Chemical spills, creaking dams, tourists stranded 600 metres up a cable car line, and a fire burning for two days on a derailed freight train laden ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Rice urges China to use influence with North Korea

February 26th, 2008 - 8:45 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Beijing, Feb 26 (DPA) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice Tuesday urged China to use all its influence to persuade North Korea to implement a six-nation agreement on ending its nuclear weapons ... Read more...

Posted in World |