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Davis Cup: Indian team staring at defeat at Asia level in five years

Davis Cup: Indian team staring at defeat at Asia level in five years

Ramkumar Ramanathan was expected to deliver but he ended up losing the first singles 6-7(4) 4-6 to China's new tennis sensation Yibing Wu.

Apr 06, 2018, 14:33 PM IST
At least 10 killed in apartment fire in China's port city Tianjin

At least 10 killed in apartment fire in China's port city Tianjin

A pre-dawn fire tore through an apartment in a high-rise building in the port city of Tianjin in northern China on Friday, killing 10 people and wounding five others, state media reported.

Dec 01, 2017, 18:57 PM IST
Maria Sharapova storms into Tianjin Open quarterfinals

Maria Sharapova storms into Tianjin Open quarterfinals

The Russian former world No. 1 defeated Magda Linette of Poland 7-5, 6-3 and will next play either Swiss qualifier Stefanie Voegele or fifth seed Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan.

Oct 12, 2017, 13:42 PM IST

Jailed Chinese lawyer force-fed medication

Wife did not recognise the frail white-haired man standing in her hallway.

May 24, 2017, 09:36 AM IST

US calls for release of four Chinese human rights activists

Attorneys Zhou Shifeng and Gou Hongguo and activists Hu Shigen and Zhai Yanmin were given sentences ranging from three to 7-1/2 years in prison by a court in China`s northeastern city of Tianjin.

Aug 09, 2016, 05:41 AM IST
Leading Chinese human rights activist Hu Shigen sentenced to over 7 years in jail

Leading Chinese human rights activist Hu Shigen sentenced to over 7 years in jail

A prominent Chinese human rights activist was today sentenced to over seven years in prison for subverting state powers, a day after another activist was given a three-year suspended sentence for the same offence.

Aug 03, 2016, 14:03 PM IST

East China chemicals facility on fire after explosion: Report

China has vowed to improve industrial safety standards after chemical blasts in the Chinese port city of Tianjin last August killed 165 people.

Apr 22, 2016, 12:32 PM IST

China calls for over 120 to be punished over chemical blast

China on Friday released the findings of an inquiry into its worst industrial accident in years, calling for 123 people connected to the deadly chemical blast to be punished.

Feb 05, 2016, 23:24 PM IST
Ten Chinese cities issue pollution red alert

Ten Chinese cities issue pollution red alert

More than 100 million people in China have been warned to stay indoors after at least 10 Chinese cities issued red alerts for smog, state media reported Thursday.

Dec 24, 2015, 16:05 PM IST

40 cities issue alerts for pollution in China

A total of 40 cities in north China, including Beijing and Tianjin, have issued alerts for air pollution, the air pollution emergency management headquarters here said on Tuesday.

Dec 22, 2015, 19:34 PM IST
China 'clone factory' scientist eyes human replication

China 'clone factory' scientist eyes human replication

Boyalife Group and its partners are building the giant plant in the northern Chinese port of Tianjin, where it is due to go into production within the next seven months and aims for an output of one million cloned cows a year by 2020.

Dec 01, 2015, 21:18 PM IST

41 hospitalised after ammonia leak at China chemical plant

Forty-one people have been admitted to hospital, including five in serious conditions, following a synthetic ammonia leak at a chemical plant in China's central Henan Province, the latest industrial accident in the country.

Sep 19, 2015, 09:30 AM IST

China's Tianjin blasts-hit residents reject govt compensation

Thousands of residents hit by deadly blasts in a warehouse storing toxic chemicals in China's Tianjin have rejected local government's compensatory offer to either repair their homes or ask private firms to take over the properties at a price 1.3 times their market value.

Sep 10, 2015, 13:13 PM IST

Tianjin blasts toll rises to 163

 The death toll in the warehouse explosions in China`s Tianjin city rose to 163 on Wednesday with 10 people still remaining missing, according to rescue authorities.

Sep 09, 2015, 17:49 PM IST

Tianjin blasts death toll rises to 160

The death toll from the Tianjin warehouse explosions rose to 160 on Wednesday, with 13 people still missing three weeks after the blasts, according to rescue authorities.

Sep 02, 2015, 21:35 PM IST

Blast reported at chemical plant in northern China

An explosion shook a chemical plant in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong, state media said on Tuesday, though there were no immediate reports of casualties in a country on edge after blasts killed more than 145 people last month.

Sep 01, 2015, 05:36 AM IST

197 'punished' for spreading rumours in China

A total of 197 people have been 'punished' in a special campaign by police targeting online rumours about China's stock market, the recent fatal explosions in Tianjin or other key events.

Aug 31, 2015, 00:44 AM IST

Death Tianjin blasts toll touches 150

 Death toll in massive explosions in a warehouse in China's major port city of Tianjin continued to rise nearly three weeks after the country's worst industrial disaster and mounted to 150 on Sunday even as 23 people still remained missing.

Aug 30, 2015, 18:01 PM IST

Uyghur hand in blasts in China and Thailand

The August 12 blast in Tianjin, China, which killed 114 people, and the blast in Bangkok, Thailand, recently, was the handiwork of Chinese separatist Uyghur groups, and which the Chinese Government has been trying to hide, suggests a revealing story published in the Brussels-based European Parliament (EP).

Aug 28, 2015, 09:37 AM IST