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Novel coronavirus outbreak: Indian government issues travel advisories to travelers visiting China

New Delhi/IBNS: At a time when an infection with a novel coronavirus has been reported from China, the Indian government on Friday issued to travelers visiting the neighbouring nation.

Authorities of China's Wuhan admit new Coronavirus can transmit human-to-human

Beijing/Sputnik/UNI: The health authorities of the Wuhan city in the central Chinese province of Hubei have admitted that human-to-human transmission of the newly registered type of coronavirus is a possibility to not be ruled out despite no explicit evidence available at the moment.

UN health agency urges China to continue search for source of new virus, as Thailand case emerges

New York/IBNS: It is “essential” for China to continue investigating the source of a previously unknown strain of coronavirus, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared on Monday, following confirmation that an infected patient is being treated in Thailand.

Schools, parents and grandparents hold key to unlocking China’s obesity problem: Study

London/IBNS: Educating parents and grandparents – as well as improving physical activity and the food provided at school – could hold the key to solving China’s obesity pandemic, according to one of the largest trials of childhood obesity prevention in the world.

Emergency response activated for SW China earthquake

Beijing, Jun 18 (Xinhua/UNI) China's Ministry of Emergency Management (MEM) activated an emergency response Tuesday morning after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit southwest China's Sichuan Province Monday night.

514,000 residents affected as hail, floods hit east China

Nanchang, June 8 (Xinhua/UNI) A total of 514,000 residents have been affected by strong winds, hail and rainstorm-triggered floods in east China's Jiangxi Province, with 45,000 relocated, local authorities said Saturday.

‘Bicycle Kingdom’ makes a comeback, as China seeks solutions to tackle air pollution crisis

New York, June 4 (IBNS): Cars have replaced bicycles as the primary means of transport in many Chinese cities but, with air pollution a major problem for the country, the bike is making a comeback, thanks to digital technology, and some 21st Century thinking.

Traditional Chinese medicine bridges Argentina, China

Mendoza, Argentina, Apr 24 (Xinhua) Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is becoming increasingly popular and serving as a bridge between East and West in a city in Argentina.

One of four remaining Yangtze turtle die in China

Beijing, Apr 15 (UNI) One of the world's rarest turtles, a Yangtze giant softshell, has died in China, leaving just three remaining.

Researchers develop new simulation system for automatic driving

Beijing, Apr 10 (Xinhua/UNI) Chinese researchers have developed an autopilot simulation system to improve driving safety.

China probe makes history, lands on far side of the moon

Beijing, Jan 3 (IBNS): China's Chang'e-4 on Thursday became the first spacecraft to soft-land on the far side of the moon - the side not visible from Earth, Xinhua reported.

Arunachal flood : Four people, several houses wash away

Itanagar, Sep 14 (IBNS): Floods wreaked havoc in Arunachal Pradesh as at least four people and several houses were washed away in the capital complex area on Friday morning.

World No Tobacco Day targets habit that ‘breaks hearts’ – WHO

New York, May 31 (IBNS): Spreading the message that tobacco causes deadly illnesses such as heart disease and stroke helps prevent “needless” loss of life, United Nations health experts said on Thursday.

Brahmaputra recedes in Arunachal, MP sends letter to PM on China tunnel

Guwahati, Nov 27 (IBNS)  : Raising the fear of  possible diversion of Siang river (Brahmaputra) following the Chinese act of tunnelling in Tibet,  an Arunachal Pradesh MP has recently sent a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, appealing him to raise the issue  in international forum.

Late bedtime and lack of sleep lead to overweight children in China, finds study

London, Sept 12 (IBNS): Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found that Chinese children who go to bed later and sleep less are more likely to be more overweight.