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  • Nico Rosberg out to wreck Hamilton hat-trick bid 16-04-2014 05:19 PM

    Shanghai: Lewis Hamilton can chalk up three wins in a row for the first time in his Formula One career on Sunday but Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg will be doing all he can to deny him the hat-trick. Returning to the Chinese circuit where he took his first pole...
  • Force India aim to repeat podium show in China 16-04-2014 01:59 PM

    Shanghai: Sahara Force India say the podium finish in Bahrain was not a "one-off" thing since the car was very consistent and the aim is to repeat the performance at Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix. In a terrific show, Sergio Perez finished third and Nico Hulkenberg was fifth as the team...
  • Hooda mocks at BJP, dubs turncoat candidates 'Chinese maal' 06-04-2014 06:50 PM

    Taking a jibe at BJP for fielding turncoats in the Lok Sabha polls in Haryana, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday dubbed those candidates as "Chinese maal (goods)" which have "no guarantee". Mocking at BJP for fielding some candidates who deserted Congress after being "denied" tickets, Hooda said, "The...
  • Hooda mocks at BJP, dubs turncoat candidates 'Chinese maal' 06-04-2014 06:37 PM

    Taking a jibe at BJP for fielding turncoats in the Lok Sabha polls in Haryana, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday dubbed those candidates as "Chinese maal (goods)" which have "no guarantee". Mocking at BJP for fielding some candidates who deserted Congress after being "denied" tickets, Hooda said, "The...
  • Parupalli Kashyap stuns Zhengming in India Open 02-04-2014 06:53 PM

    New Delhi: India's Parupalli Kashyap on Wednesday produced one of his finest performances as he stunned world number seven Chinese Zhengming Wang in a thrilling three-game victory in the USD 250,000 India Super Series badminton tournament here on Wednesday. Kashyap, who played with a strapping on his shoulder after suffering...
  • Missing Malaysian plane: Australian, Chinese spot objects in Indian Ocean 24-03-2014 04:04 PM

    Chinese and Australian planes on Monday spotted several objects in an area identified by multiple satellite images as containing possible debris from the missing Malaysian airliner, boosting hopes the frustrating search in the southern Indian Ocean could turn up more clues to the jet's fate. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott...
  • Chinese satellite found object of suspected missing plane: Malaysia 22-03-2014 04:20 PM

    Malaysia's Defense Minister says a Chinese satellite has spotted a large object along a broad stretch of ocean where officials hope to find a Malaysia Airlines plane that has been missing for more than two weeks. Hishammuddin Hussein told reporters on Saturday that he had been informed that a Chinese...
  • Chinese troops make fresh attempt to violate border with India 19-03-2014 10:29 AM

    New Delhi: Chinese troops made a fresh attempt to violate the border with India in Chumar area in Ladakh. Nearly 20 Chinese soldiers said they were on a reconnaissance mission. They retreated only after the Indo-Tibet Border Police and Army jawans formed a human wall to block them. The incident...
  • Chinese man tries to kiss turtle 'goodbye', lands in hospital when it wouldn't let go 10-03-2014 03:25 PM

    A Chinese man who tried to give a goodbye kiss to a snapping turtle landed in a hospital after the creature bit him on the lip and refused to let go. A set of photos posted on China's microblogging site, Weibo, showed the turtle clamping its jaws down on the...
  • Chinese boy stabs self with needles for scoring just 99 pc 02-03-2014 12:54 PM

    Beijing: In a shocking incident, a 9-year-old boy in China inserted four sewing needles into his stomach as a form of self-punishment for scoring 'only' 99-per cent in his exam. Doctors in Heilongjiang Province spent over two hours removing the needles that were buried in the child's stomach. The boy's...
  • Yuki gives India 1-0 lead, Somdev's fate hangs in balance 31-01-2014 03:02 PM

    Indore: Yuki Bhambri recovered from mid-match cramps just in time to down Tsung Hua Yang but Somdev Devvarman's fate was hanging in balance in the marathon unfinished second singles, suspended due to fading light, as India lead 1-0 in the Asia/Oceania Group I Davis Cup tie, here on Friday. Troubled...
  • China bids adieu to Year of Snake, welcomes Year of Horse 31-01-2014 10:00 AM

    China on Thursday bid adieu to the Lunar Year of Snake and welcomed the Year of Horse as most of its urban population moved to rural areas to celebrate the Spring Festival, also known as Chinese New Year, with their families. Thursday is the last day of the Year of...
  • Chinese man re-books first class air ticket 300 times for free meals 30-01-2014 07:22 PM

    In a bizarre case, a Chinese man bought a first-class plane ticket and re-booked it 300 times to have free meals at the VIP lounge of an airport in the country. The frequent diner purchased the first-class, fully refundable ticket aboard Eastern China Airline and then re-booked his ticket over...
  • India favourites against Chinese Taipei in Asia/Oceania Davis Cup tie 30-01-2014 03:12 PM

    Indore: India are unlikely to be troubled by a depleted Chinese Taipei but there is no scope for smugness as the visitors have some talented players in their ranks for the Asia/Oceania Group I tie, beginning here on Friday. Ever since thrusted into Davis Cup action, the Indian youngsters -...
  • Chinese New Year 2014: Google celebrates the year of the horse with a doodle 29-01-2014 06:07 PM

    New Delhi: Celebrating the Chinese New Year 2014, Google posted a doodle on its homepage. The year 2014 is the Chinese Year of the Horse, which begins on Friday, and is marked by riotous displays of fireworks thought to bring good luck. The doodle features a girl on a rocking...
  • China makes real names mandatory for online video uploads 21-01-2014 03:50 PM

    Beijing: Chinese Internet users are now required to register their real names to upload videos to Chinese online video sites, an official body said, as the Communist Party tightens its control of the Internet and media to suppress anti-government sentiment. The new rule has been implemented to "prevent vulgar content,...
  • Chinese power firms in India under pressure due to rupee 21-01-2014 01:54 PM

    Chinese power generations companies which rapidly expanded operations in India in recent years are complaining of pressure due to depreciation of rupee and appreciation of China s currency RMB, saying it has eroded their profits. Indian rupee devalued about 20 per cent at one stage in 2013, while the RMB...
  • US: Indian-American named member of Chinese Academy of Sciences 15-01-2014 09:59 AM

    Washington: An eminent Indian-American scientist and president of the prestigious Carnegie Mellon University in the US has been named a member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Subra Suresh has been recognised for his scientific contributions in materials science and engineering, including his work connecting nano-mechanical cell structure to disease...
  • Noble laureate Amartya Sen visits excavation site at Telhara's Buddhist monastery 10-01-2014 08:02 PM

    Noble laureate Amartya Sen had a first hand view of excavations at the ancient Buddhist monastery site of Telhara in Nalanda district of Bihar which finds mention in Chinese traveller Heuen Tsang's book. Sen, who is the Chancellor of the Nalanda International University, visited the excavation site, 33-kmwest of the...
  • Chinese troops set up camp in Chepzi in Ladakh 22-12-2013 07:36 PM

    New Delhi: Around 20 Chinese soldiers last week entered Indian territory near the LAC and pitched their tents in Chepzi area in Ladakh, sources said on Sunday. Around 20-22 Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers had last week pitched around 8-10 tents in the west of Chepzi in Ladakh area,...
  • Chinese hackers spied on Europeans before G20 meeting: Researcher 13-12-2013 07:38 AM

    Chinese hackers eavesdropped on the computers of five European foreign ministries before last September's G20 Summit, which was dominated by the Syrian crisis, according to research by computer security firm FireEye Inc The hackers infiltrated the ministries' computer networks by sending emails to staff containing tainted files with titles such...
  • Chinese hackers spied on Europeans before G20 meeting: Researcher 10-12-2013 02:07 PM

    Chinese hackers eavesdropped on the computers of five European foreign ministries before last September's G20 Summit, which was dominated by the Syrian crisis, according to research by computer security firm FireEye Inc. The hackers infiltrated the ministries' computer networks by sending emails to staff containing tainted files with titles such...
  • China's aircraft carrier sails through Taiwan Strait 28-11-2013 11:26 AM

    Beijing: China's first aircraft carrier passed through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, the narrow strip of waters separating China and Taiwan, as it headed to the disputed South China Sea on its maiden voyage for training. It took about 10 hours for aircraft carrier Liaoning and its four escort ships to...
  • Yuki Bhambri loses in Australian Open play-off semis 23-11-2013 12:14 PM

    Shenzhen: Yuki Bhambri created enough chances for himself but failed to cash in on as he bowed out of the Australian Open wild card play-off tournament following a semi-final defeat on Saturday. Second seed Yuki, who was hoping to win a wild card for the first Grand Slam of the...
  • Army gets final nod for raising corps along China border 19-11-2013 05:58 PM

    The government has given its final go ahead to the Army for raising a corps along the China border which will include the deployment of 50,000 additional troops there at a cost of around Rs 65,000 crore. The 17 Corps, the latest and the 14th such formation of the Army,...
  • Chinese imports hit Kosa silk trade in Champa 16-11-2013 08:27 PM

    Rise in imports of silk yarn from China, the result of an insufficient supply of quality silkworms, is fast becoming a cause of concern for weavers and traders in Chhattisgarh's Champa, renowned for the 'Kosa' brand of high-quality silk. Those associated with the industry in Champasay they have no option...
  • Italian authorities confiscate Chinese Vespa clones at Milan Motorcycle Show 15-11-2013 03:21 PM

    Chinese imitations of consumer products is not new. It is now learnt that Piaggio was in for a rude shock when Chinese manufacturers displayed imitations of its premium Vespa scooters at the recently concluded EICMA 2013 also known as the Milan Motorcycle Show. 11 scooters being displayed by seven Chinese...
  • Diwali brings cheer to markets in Braj Mandal 03-11-2013 04:27 PM

    Sri Krishna's land Braj, comprising Agra, Mathura, Vrindavan, Hathras and Aligarh districts, is on a new high this Diwali with markets flooded with gift packets and Chinese lights on Sunday. The sweet shops are virtually swamped with demands for the large variety of sweets lining the sale-counters. "The markets and...
  • Terror emanating from 'neighbourhood' affected India,China, says PM 24-10-2013 05:35 PM

    With Pakistan in mind, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, on Thursday, warned that terrorism and radicalism emanating from "our neighbourhood" had directly affected both India and China and could lead to instability across Asia. Singh made the remark without naming any country while addressing future leaders at the Chinese Communist Party's...
  • Indian archers held for stapled Chinese visas 11-10-2013 11:04 AM

    Archery association to take up the issue with the government after Sorang Yumi and Maselo Mihu were held up at Delhi airport for stapled visas issued by the Chinese Embassy. ...