Detentions, protests in China after revered monk dies: Groups
Detentions, protests in China after revered monk dies: Groups

Chinese authorities have suppressed protests over the jailhouse death of a revered Tibetan monk, and briefly detained two of his sisters for not signing his health record, rights groups said Thursday.

US asks China to probe death of Tibetan Lama

 The US has asked China to investigate the circumstances leading to the death of a Tibetan Lama in a Chinese prison.

China executes patient who killed doctor over nose operation: Report

China on Monday executed a man who stabbed a doctor to death over what he considered a botched nose operation, media reported, in a case that spotlighted the country`s overburdened health system.

Bo Xilai's close aide kept list of officials' 'dirty secrets'

A former police chief and close aide of jailed Communist Party leader Bo Xilai, allegedly kept a dossier of government officials' "dirty secrets" to blackmail them, according to a magazine published by the ruling party.

Harika wins silver, bronze for Humpy in Women's World Chess Championship
Harika wins silver, bronze for Humpy in Women's World Chess Championship

D Harika and Koneru Humpy came up with fine individual performances to win a silver and a bronze, respectively, even as the Indian eves finished fourth in the women's world team chess championship here.

Indian eves beat USA 3-1 in World women teams chess championship
Indian eves beat USA 3-1 in World women teams chess championship

After missing out on several opportunities, the Indian women finally scored the much awaited victory, disposing off United States 3-1 in the fifth round of World women teams chess championship here on Thursday.

Indian eves seek glory in World Women's Team Championship
Indian eves seek glory in World Women's Team Championship

Led by world number three Koneru Humpy, the Indian women's team will look for an unprecedented medal haul when it competes in the World Team Chess Championship that gets underway here.

China's new daily flight to Nepal to fly over Mt Everest

 A daily flight between China's southwest Chengdu city and Kathmandu will begin next month, and will fly over the Mount Everest, providing an aerial view of the world's highest peak and Tibet.

Suspended sentence for 81-year-old Chinese dissident writer

A famed 81-year-old Chinese dissident writer was given a suspended two and a half year prison sentence on Wednesday on charges of running an illegal business, apparently because he published articles critical of the country's propaganda chief.

21 workers trapped under collapsed tunnel rescued in China

The 21 workers trapped in a collapsed tunnel in east China's Fujian Province for more than a day were rescued on Saturday.

Germany`s Merkel arrives in China with trade topping agenda

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in China on Sunday for her seventh visit since 2005, with economic ties topping the agenda and a high-powered business delegation in tow.

India, China armies begin 10-day anti-terror exercise

Ending a five-year hiatus, India and China on Tuesday began a joint anti-terrorism military exercise in southwestern Sichuan province less than a fortnight after the two countries inked a comprehensive pact to avert recurring border stand-offs.

China demands US explanation on phone tapping allegations

China on Thursday demanded an explanation from the US over allegations of phone tapping saying it was gravely concerned over reports that America had intelligence collection sites in the communist nation.

China-Europe rail service to be inaugurated soon

A regular express train from Poland to southwest China`s Sichuan province is expected to be inaugurated by the end of this month, authorities in Sichuan`s Chengdu city said on Thursday.

Former aide implicates Bo Xilai in criminal act

Wang Lijun told the court that he was rebuked and slapped by Bo for investigating his wife`s involvement in the murder.

China warns Japan on economic fallout of island row

China warned Japan that its decision to purchase islands in East China Sea would damage the bilateral trade.

‘Ex-cop cooperated in murder case involving Bo’s wife’

The man at the centre of China’s biggest political scandal, Wang Lijun stood trial on Tuesday for a second day.

Bomb threat delays flight in Shanghai

Shanghai Pudong International Airport received an anonymous phone call saying that a bomb was onboard flight CA406.

Chengdu excellent gateway to China for Indian cos: Mayor

The Mayor of an economic hub in
China today described Chengdu as an excellent gateway for
Indian companies with its huge talent base, low operating cost
and government support.