Lhasa, July 13 (IANS) Four months after the March 14 riots for a 'free Tibet' that left 18 people dead, 800 injured and destroyed property worth millions of dollars, life in this panoramic Tibetan capital is limping back to normal. But there is apprehension among the people that there can be fresh violence before the Beijing Olympics, slated to begin Aug 8.
Sunday, July 13, 2008 10:56:23 AM
Beijing, July 13 (Xinhua) China's trade deficit in agricultural produces rocketed 14.3 times over last year's level to $7.57 billion in the first five months of the year, the agriculture ministry said Sunday.
Sunday, July 13, 2008 10:44:38 AM
Yichang (China), July 12 (Xinhua) At least five people were killed Saturday when a passenger bus plunged into a river in China's central province of Hubei.
Saturday, July 12, 2008 11:17:09 PM
Beijing, July 12 (Xinhua) China's second largest iron ore trader Sinosteel Corp has announced it had won a controlling share of Australian iron ore miner Midwest Corp in a hostile takeover.
Saturday, July 12, 2008 7:09:57 PM
Beijing, July 12 (Xinhua) Negotiators at the six-party talks on the North Korean nuclear issue Saturday agreed to set up a verification mechanism for denuclearization of the communist country.
Saturday, July 12, 2008 5:16:43 PM
Kabul, July 12 (Xinhua) A suicide bomber blew himself up targeting an army patrol Saturday killing two soldiers and one civilian and wounding five others in the southern Afghan province of Helmand, the police said.
Saturday, July 12, 2008 4:17:41 PM
Kuala Lumpur, July 12 (IANS) Indian origin former athletics coach C. Ramanathan has been sentenced to four years in jail by a court for molesting two underage athletes during training for an Asian athletics event in New Delhi in 1992.
Saturday, July 12, 2008 2:00:11 PM
Dhaka, July 12 (IANS) Bangladesh will remain dependent on foreign aid to finance its development projects for at least three more years, according to both official and independent reports.
Saturday, July 12, 2008 11:08:00 AM
Kandahar, July 12 (DPA) A Canadian police trainer cusses skinny Afghan officers, doles out punitive drills with their rifles in the 40-degree Celsius heat, can kick them up the backside for the wrong stance - and they adore him.
Saturday, July 12, 2008 7:22:17 AM
Beijing, July 12 (Xinhua) About 500 eco-friendly vehicles that run on a range of alternative fuels were handed over to the organising committee of the Beijing Olympics Friday, in a bid to ensure zero-emission transportation during the games.
Saturday, July 12, 2008 12:20:40 AM
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