Syndicate content

China plane crash: 42 bodies recovered

Bodies of 42 passengers killed in China's plane crash were recovered from the wreckage of the Chinese passenger plane, that overshot the runway at an airport in northwest China's Heilongjiang Province

Truck rams into crowd in China: 10 killed

A speeding truck on Wednesday rammed into a crowded street, killing 10 people and injuring two others in China's eastern Fujian Province.

Wen seeks political reform

China’s Premier Wen Jiabao has said reform of the political system is necessary to sustain the nation’s breakneck economic growth, state media reported.
“We not only have to push forward reform of the economic system, but we also have to push forward reform of the political system,” Mr Wen was quoted as saying by the Xinhua state news agency on a trip to the southern boomtown of Shenzhen.

China-based group bullish on bid for Liverpool

The leader of a China-based investment group seeking to buy Liverpool says they're up against tough competition but still have an even chance of acquiring the Premier League club.

China to resettle 45,000 mudslide-affected people

The Chinese government has chalked out a three-stage resettlement programme for the thousands of people affected in rain-triggered mudslides in Gansu province that left at least 702 dead while over 1,

To stop girlfriend, Chinese man says bomb on plane

A Chinese man who did not want his girlfriend to visit the Shanghai Expo told the police that the plane she would be travelling in had a bomb in it.

Chinese soldiers rescue nearly 1,300 people

Thousands of Chinese soldiers and workers raced against time to rescue nearly 1,300 people missing in a northwest town submerged by sludge and debris after massive landslides struck the region claiming at least 127 lives, in one of the worst natural disasters to hit China.

Half of China's residential buildings to be demolished

With China poised to transform from a rural society to that of an urban one due to massive movement of people to cities, Chinese officials say that more than half of the country's present residential structures would be demolished and rebuilt in the next 20 years to gain space and for safety reasons.

32 dead in China mine accidents

Authorities have confirmed that 32 people were killed in two coal mine accidents in China earlier this week, state media said on Friday, in the latest incidents to blight the industry.

34 fall ill in China gas leak

At least 34 people were hospitalised after poisonous gas leaked from a chemical plant in China, authorities said on Thursday. Titanium tetrachloride, a gas with pungent odour, leaked from the plant in south China on Tuesday night when workers were cleaning it.

No Articles Found

No Articles Found

No Articles Found

I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.