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Caught on camera: Man escapes fire, ends up hanging off balcony

Caught on camera: Man escapes fire, ends up hanging off balcony

A man in China managed to escape death by hanging himself off the balcony of a building which was on fire.

Dec 16, 2017, 15:30 PM IST
At 94 meters underground, this is China's deepest subway station

At 94 meters underground, this is China's deepest subway station

A total of 94 escalators, dubbed China's largest such network, would be installed to move the passengers between the platforms.

Jul 23, 2017, 21:06 PM IST

China relatives hope for `miracle` in race to find ship survivors

Relatives of more than 400 people missing after after a cruise ship capsized on China`s Yangtze river were hoping for a "miracle" Wednesday, as authorities said they were racing against time to find any survivors.

Jun 03, 2015, 10:16 AM IST
Solar plane lands in east China ahead of most ambitious leg

Solar plane lands in east China ahead of most ambitious leg

Solar Impulse 2, the first experimental around the world solar-powered plane, took-off from Chongqing in China for the sixth leg of its journey on Tuesday.

Apr 21, 2015, 04:14 AM IST
First around the world solar-powered plane grounded by weather in China

First around the world solar-powered plane grounded by weather in China

The Solar Impulse 2, first experimental around the world solar-powered plane is stuck in China due to weather.

Apr 17, 2015, 14:46 PM IST
Solar Impulse 2 lands in Chongqing, China

Solar Impulse 2 lands in Chongqing, China

Solar Impulse 2 (SI-2), the world's first solar-powered plane, landed in China, completing the fifth leg of its circumnavigation.

Mar 31, 2015, 00:15 AM IST
Solar Impulse-2 to land in China tonight

Solar Impulse-2 to land in China tonight

Solar Impulse 2 (SI-2), the world's first solar-powered plane, had left Myanmar for Chongqing, China early Monday, on the fifth leg of its round-the-world flight.

Mar 30, 2015, 11:11 AM IST

Mother of Briton murdered in China renews compensation call

The mother of a Briton whose murder led to the downfall of high-flying Chinese politician Bo Xilai has hit out at Beijing for failing to pay compensation over his death, saying it left a "stain" on China`s reputation.

Sep 12, 2014, 15:08 PM IST

Eight killed, 24 missing after rainstorms, landslides hit China

Eight people were killed and 24 others went missing after rainstorms and landslides hit China's southwestern Chongqing Municipality.

Sep 02, 2014, 11:33 AM IST

`White Widow` Samantha taunts detectives with Jimmy Cliff`s Reggae song

Terrorists hiding Samantha Lewthwaite, dubbed the White Widow, have taunted detectives by revealing she recently travelled through a remote town in Somalia.

Oct 13, 2013, 16:06 PM IST

11 missing in China`s bridge collapse

Eleven people were missing after the collapse of an under-construction bridge pier in southwest China`s Chongqing Municipality.

Oct 13, 2013, 16:05 PM IST

India bag gold in World Youth Chess Olympiad

Fantastic performance by Kolkata based Sayantan Das and Diptayan Ghosh enabled India to regain the gold medal at the World Youth Chess Olympiad, which concluded on Monday at Chongqing, China.

Jul 29, 2013, 16:18 PM IST

Chinese official involved in sex video to stand trial

A former official who was placed under investigation following a sex video scandal will stand trial June 19 in a court in southwest China`s Chongqing city.

Jun 06, 2013, 22:15 PM IST

China hit by sex scandals; more videos of officials expected

China is facing an avalanche of sex scandals as `investigative reporter` plans to release more such clips.

Nov 26, 2012, 19:19 PM IST

Wrongful jailing complaint in China`s Bo scandal

An ex-lawyer said he was wrongfully persecuted as part of a massive crime crackdown by China`s purged politician Bo Xilai.

Nov 24, 2012, 22:06 PM IST

Heywood murder: China to announce verdict on Monday

A Chinese court will deliver a verdict in the murder trial of disgraced politician Bo Xilai`s wife on Monday.

Aug 17, 2012, 23:28 PM IST

Gu Xilai admits to murder in China trial

The court wound up the case involving Gu Kailai and her orderly Zhang Xiaojun, hours after it began and stated that four police officers will also go on trial in the case for alleged cover up.

Aug 09, 2012, 11:04 AM IST

Neil Heywood murder: Bo Xilai’s wife OKs lawyers

The wife of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai has agreed to be defended by two government-appointed lawyers in the murder case against her.

Jul 28, 2012, 19:09 PM IST

China: Wife of Bo Xilai admits murdering Heywood

Gu Kailai said she killed Neil Heywood to stop him from revealing the billions of dollars she illegally moved to overseas accounts.

Jun 23, 2012, 13:40 PM IST

Heywood case: China `murder cover-up began quickly`

Local officials initially told Neil Heywood’s family that he died of excessive drinking, while Heywood hardly ever touched alcohol.

Apr 21, 2012, 16:07 PM IST