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Man executed in China for killing 11 people
Beijing, Jan 10 (IANS) A convicted serial killer who was sentenced to death for killing 11 people in southwest China's Yunnan province was executed Thursday, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, January 10, 2013 5:12:05 PM

Chinese reporter probing homeless shelter assaulted
Beijing, Jan 10 (IANS) Authorities in China have launched a probe into a shelter for the homeless after an undercover reporter claimed he was beaten up when he went there to investigate.

Thursday, January 10, 2013 5:04:16 PM

'China cracking down on Tibetans' satellite equipment'
Dharamsala, Jan 10 (IANS) China has launched a crackdown on the satellite equipment used by Tibetans, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) said here Thursday.

Thursday, January 10, 2013 4:56:24 PM

Cancer kills one Chinese every five minutes
Beijing, Jan 10 (IANS) Around 2.7 million Chinese people die from cancer every year. This means there is one death due to the disease every five minutes, says a government-recognised report.

Thursday, January 10, 2013 3:56:44 PM

Saina reaches quarters of Korea Open
Seoul, Jan 10 (IANS) World No.3 shuttler Saina Nehwal reached the women's singles quarterfinals at the $1 million Korea Open Super Series Premier while compatriots P.V. Sindhu and Parupalli Kashyap faltered in the second round here Thursday.

Thursday, January 10, 2013 3:26:42 PM

Chinese official falls asleep during meeting
Beijing, Jan 10 (IANS) A Chinese county official fell asleep during a conference, which prompted internet users to joke that the man was protesting the length of the meeting by falling asleep.

Thursday, January 10, 2013 3:26:42 PM

Real names required to use phone in Beijing
Beijing, Jan 10 (IANS) In a country where many people do not give their real names while registering with telecom companies, residents of Beijing will soon need to provide identification when they register a new phone number or transfer an old one.

Thursday, January 10, 2013 3:24:39 PM

China firm on sovereignty over territorial waters
Beijing, Jan 10 (IANS) China Thursday said it will continue to oppose any infringement on the country's sovereignty over its territorial waters by Japan, Vietnam and the Philippines, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, January 10, 2013 2:52:50 PM

DNA test ordered over rape of Pakistani Hindu minor girl
Islamabad, Jan 10 (IANS) A Pakistani parliamentary committee has asked the police to conduct a DNA test to ascertain the facts over the alleged rape of a five-year-old Hindu girl by a Muslim man, a daily said Thursday.

Thursday, January 10, 2013 2:32:02 PM

LoC incident unsettling, says Pakistani daily
Islamabad, Jan 10 (IANS) At a time when a South Asia "peace caravan" hoped to open "minds and borders", it was unfortunate and "extremely unsettling" that the Line of Control (LoC) incident has sparked calls for retaliation from both countries, a Pakistani daily said Thursday.

Thursday, January 10, 2013 2:30:11 PM

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