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Chinese netizens slam accident report that lauded officials
Beijing, Feb 4 (IANS) Chinese netizens have criticised a news story in which a total of 1,134 words in the 1,300-word report were dedicated to praising officials' efforts to direct rescue work following an accident.

Monday, February 04, 2013 5:12:02 PM

Japan's monetary base goes up
Tokyo, Feb 4 (IANS) Japan's monetary base increased by 10.9 percent year-on-year in January, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) said in a report Monday.

Monday, February 04, 2013 12:04:01 PM

Nepal dismisses 14 hydro-electricity licences
Kathmandu, Feb 4 (IANS) Nepal has scrapped due to lack of progress 14 licences for various projects to generate a total of 611 MW of hydro-electricity.

Monday, February 04, 2013 11:56:02 AM

Beijing hospital admissions go up due to pollution
Beijing, Feb 4 (IANS/EFE) The number of people admitted to hospital with respiratory problems has increased 20 percent in Beijing following the intense smog that blanketed the city in January, a media report said.

Monday, February 04, 2013 11:16:03 AM

Proposed law on Hindu marriages held up in Pakistan
Islamabad, Feb 4 (IANS) A proposed law on Hindu marriages had been held up as it "bounced back and forth between different official bodies", said a leading Pakistani daily Monday.

Monday, February 04, 2013 11:16:03 AM

Pakistan daily's website hacked
Islamabad, Feb 4 (IANS) The website of a Pakistani daily, the News International, was hacked Monday, with the hackers claiming that they controlled the ".pk domains".

Monday, February 04, 2013 10:52:01 AM

China readies its own n-reactor for export this year
Beijing, Feb 4 (IANS/EFE) A nuclear reactor being developed by China - the CAP1400 - will be ready for export this year, an executive of the SNPTC state nuclear corporation, Gu Jun, said at a conference in the Chinese capital.

Monday, February 04, 2013 10:00:03 AM

100 flights cancelled as snow hits Beijing
Beijing, Feb 3 (IANS) More than 100 flights were cancelled Sunday following heavy snowfall in the Chinese capital.

Sunday, February 03, 2013 7:30:04 PM

Shanghai schools to hire ex-athletes as coaches
Shanghai, Feb 3 (IANS) The Chinese business hub will hire 100 professional coaches and retired athletes as sports teachers in schools to tackle the growing menace of obesity and weak physical condition of students.

Sunday, February 03, 2013 4:24:04 PM

Chinese policeman sacked for concealing son's crime
Beijing, Feb 3 (IANS) The police chief of a Chinese city has been dismissed from his post over his involvement in covering up his son's drunk driving offence.

Sunday, February 03, 2013 3:52:04 PM

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