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Chinese build airport in Mount Everest region
Lhasa, April 12 (IANS) An airport under construction in a Tibetan region which is home to the Mount Everest is expected to be operational in October, an aviation official said.

Monday, April 12, 2010 3:06:44 PM

Thai army chief moots dissolution of parliament
Bangkok, April 12 (DPA) Thai army chief General Anupong Paojinda Monday raised the possibility of a dissolution of parliament as a means to ending a conflict between the government and demonstrators that claimed at least 21 lives over the weekend.

Monday, April 12, 2010 2:06:49 PM

Come late for work, Beijing residents told
Beijing, April 12 (IANS) More than 810,000 Beijing residents have been told to start work 30 minutes late from Monday as part of efforts to ease the city's worsening traffic congestion, a media report said Monday.

Monday, April 12, 2010 2:06:12 PM

Big cities losing appeal for Chinese youths
Beijing, April 12 (IANS) In a growing China, big cities like Beijing and Shanghai no longer hold appeal for Chinese youths who are exploring smaller places for better job prospects, a media report has said.

Monday, April 12, 2010 11:31:42 AM

China mine toll rises to 33
Shanxi (China), April 11 (INAS) The toll in a coalmine accident in China's northern Shanxi province has risen to 33 Sunday after one more body was found at the site, Xinhua reported.

Sunday, April 11, 2010 8:58:50 PM

Powerful quake jolts Solomon Islands
Hong Kong, April 11 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale jolted the Solomon Islands Sunday, Xinhua reported.

Sunday, April 11, 2010 4:18:59 PM

'Battle for Bangkok' leaves 19 dead, 807 injured
Bangkok, April 11 (DPA) The Thai government Sunday vowed to return the situation in Bangkok to normalcy, after fierce clashes on the weekend between troops and protesters claimed at least 19 lives and injured 807.

Sunday, April 11, 2010 3:37:26 PM

School student splashes acid on 18 classmates
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) A student of a middle school in China splashed sulphuric acid on 18 of his classmates after he was involved in a quarrel with them, a media report said.

Sunday, April 11, 2010 1:49:54 PM

Man convicted for defaming ex-girlfriend on internet
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) A Chinese man has been convicted for conducting a slander campaign on the internet, accusing his former girlfriend of being raped, working as a prostitute and spreading AIDS, a report said.

Sunday, April 11, 2010 1:35:23 PM

Barcelona leaders after beating Real Madrid yet again
Madrid, April 11 (DPA) Barcelona cruised to a 2-0 win away to deadly rivals Real Madrid and are now three points clear of the whites at the top of the Spanish Liga with seven matches left.

Sunday, April 11, 2010 1:34:42 PM

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