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China to restore quake-hit Tibetan monasteries


October 16th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) Authorities in northwest China, which was jolted by a 7.1-magnitude earthquake last year, are ensuring restoration of its damaged Tibetan monasteries, Xinhua reported.The quake had levelled ... Read more...

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China disasters affected 430 mn people in 2010


July 22nd, 2011 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) Various disasters in China affected over 430 million people last year, according to a government report.A total of 7,844 people were dead or missing, Xinhua reported ... Read more...

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Strong aftershock jolts Tibet’s Yushu area


June 4th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): A 5.7-magnitude aftershock jolted the Yushu Tibet Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China's Qinghai Province at about 10:29 a.m. on Friday.According to the China Earthquake Networks, the epicenter ... Read more...

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Over 15,000 Chinese officials probed for corruption


May 28th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 28 (IANS) China Friday launched an investigation in corruption cases against 15,832 officials, the country's prosecution agency said. The "work-related crimes" were committed during the first four months of this year. ... Read more...

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Sandstorm sweeps across northwest China, three killed (Lead)


April 26th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) A huge sandstorm sweeping across northwest China for the past two days has left three people dead and destroyed property worth 550 million yuan ($80 million), officials said ... Read more...

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Tibetans held candlelight vigil in memory of earth quake victims


April 25th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Apr 25 (ANI): Tibetan nuns of Dolma Nunnery and scores of Tibetans living-in-exile held a candlelight vigil in Dharamsala in memory of the victims of recent earthquake in Tibet. ... Read more...

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China quake toll rises to 2,203


April 25th, 2010 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Qinghai, April 24 (IANS) The toll in the 7.1 magnitude quake in China's northwestern Qinghai province has risen to 2,203, officials said Saturday. Seventy-three people were still missing since the quake April ... Read more...

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Buddhist culture relics damaged in China earthquake


April 23rd, 2010 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) Rare antiques belonging to the ancient Buddhist culture were destroyed in the devastating earthquake which killed more than 2,000 people in China. Zen Monastery and Gyegu Monastery, the two ... Read more...

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China nationally to mourn quake victims Wednesday


April 20th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) China will hold a national day of mourning Wednesday for more than 2,000 victims killed in the devastating 7.1 magnitude quake in northwestern Qinghai province, the government said ... Read more...

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China quake toll rises to 2,039


April 20th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) The toll in China's 7.1-magnitude earthquake has reached 2,039 Monday, with 195 people still missing, rescue officials said. The quake, which struck the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu in ... Read more...

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Power mostly restored in China quake zone


April 19th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- Power supplies in the China quake zone were mostly restored, state media reported on Monday.The report carried by the state-run Xinhua newswire service said power facilities in Yushu ... Read more...

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China quake toll rises to 1,706 (Lead)


April 18th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) The death toll in the 7.1-magnitude quake in China's Qinghai province has risen to 1,706, it was announced Sunday. At least 256 people were still missing, Xinhua quoted the ... Read more...

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Qinghai quake: China should now directly engage Dalai Lama (Comment)


April 18th, 2010 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya The deadly earthquake in the Qinghai Province in northwestern China, which killed 1400, mostly Tibetan people, on April 14, offers an extraordinary opportunity to Beijing to allow the Dalai ... Read more...

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China quake toll rises to 1,484


April 18th, 2010 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Qinghai (China), April 18 (IANS) The toll in a devastating earthquake in northwest China has risen to 1,484 Saturday, Xinhua reported. Some 300 people were still missing since Wednesday's 7.1 magnitude quake ... Read more...

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Toll in China quake rises to 1,339 (Lead)


April 17th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (IANS) The toll in the 7.1-magnitude earthquake that hit northwest China's Qinghai province reached 1,339 Saturday, with another 332 still missing, rescuers said. The devastating quake, which struck the Tibetan ... Read more...

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China quake toll rises to 1,144


April 17th, 2010 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (IANS) The toll in the 7.1-magnitude quake in China's Qinghai province has risen to 1,144, an official said. At least 417 people remained missing as of 5 p.m. Friday, two-and-a-half ... Read more...

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