Beijing: Chinese courts have handed down stiff sentences to 11 Tibetan agitators who took part in the recent protests even as self immolation attempts by Buddhist Monks calling for return of Dalai Lama continued in Tibetan areas.
Eleven people have been sentenced to jail terms ranging from three to 13 years for recent acts of violence and vandalism in southwest China's Sichuan province, according to statements issued by local courts.
In one case, a man named Paldol and six others were convicted of robbery and vandalism in Chaggo county, state-run Xinhua news agency quoted the statements as saying.
Paldol and his accomplices used stones and wooden sticks to attack a local credit cooperative, a police station, an office building, a police vehicle and a China Mobile store, the county court heard, they said....more
10:40 AM, Mar 22, 2012
New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs will summon Chinese Deputy Chief of Mission to lodge protest over the ill treatment meted out to Indian diplomat in Shanghai, sources said. Indian embassy officials are apparently in a meeting with officials from the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing. The Indian diplomat was attacked as he tried to secure the release of two Indians who were held hostage by locals,...
04:08 PM, Jan 02, 2012
Beijing: An Indian diplomat was injured and hospitalised following an assault by a large group of Chinese traders in a court, as he tried to secure the release of two Indians who were held hostage by locals, demanding payment of their dues in the eastern business hub of Yiwu. S Balachandran, a diplomat at the Indian Consulate in Shanghai was rushed to hospital when he fainted after being "manhandled" by...
01:48 PM, Jan 02, 2012
Ranchi: Team India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's achievements reflect his strong track record, Union Minister and BCCI vice-president Rajeev Shukla said here on Sunday. "Dhoni's track record has been strong. Under him Team India won the World Cup, T20-twenty World Cup and Team India was also listed at the top Test playing country," Shukla, who is the Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, told reporters when asked to comment over...
03:49 PM, Apr 30, 2008