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First Chinese herbal drug to enter EU market
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) A Chinese herbal medicine used for treating a heart disease has been licensed for sale in the Netherlands, making it the first Chinese therapeutic drug to receive marketing authorization in a western market.

Thursday, April 19, 2012 10:01:55 AM

China installs largest optical telescope in Antarctica
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) A Chinese expedition team to Antarctica has finished installing and testing the largest optical telescope in the snow-capped region, experts said.

Thursday, April 19, 2012 7:32:53 AM

China axes 1,600 cops for violations
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) Over 1,600 police officers across China have been relieved of their duties for violating a list of rules introduced to regulate police behaviour, the government said.

Thursday, April 19, 2012 6:00:52 AM

Pakistan favours demilitarization of Siachen: Kayani
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) Pakistani Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said Wednesday that his country favoured talks with India to demilitarize the Siachen Glacier -- dubbed as the world''s highest battleground.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 11:41:00 PM

China launches maritime survey fleet
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) China announced Wednesday the setting up of a national maritime survey fleet in order to conduct research.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 11:18:29 PM

Petition to close down Mossad quashed
Tel Aviv, April 18 (IANS) The Israeli Supreme Court has dismissed a petition seeking to close down the country''s spy agency Mossad.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 11:12:49 PM

China approves blueprint for green vehicles
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) The Chinese government Wednesday approved a guideline for development of new energy-saving vehicles to ease pressure on the environment.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 10:43:39 PM

Asian badminton: Ajay Jayaram goes down fighting
Qingdao (China), April 18 (IANS) India''s top shuttler Ajay Jayaram went down fighting to Wei Nan of Hong Kong over three games in the second round of the men''s singles event in the Asian badminton championships here Wednesday. He lost 22-24, 21-11, 15-21.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 9:08:19 PM

Beijing gold haul difficult in London: Chinese official
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) China will not be able to repeat the glory of winning the most gold medals when they compete at the London Olympic Games this summer, a top sports official has said.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 8:09:39 PM

US warships to visit Vietnam
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) A fleet of US warships will dock at Tien Sa port in Vietnam April 23 for a five-day collaborative programme between the navies of the two countries.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 7:57:54 PM

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