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  China's GDP reaches 6.9 percent 
   
 
BEIJING, July 17 (INP): China's gross domestic product expanded 6.9 percent year on year in the first half of the year to about 38.15 trillion yuan (5.62 trillion U.S. dollars), data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed Monday. The growth rate is well above the government's target for the year of 6.5 percent, reflecting a firming trend in the nation's economy. In the second quarter, China's GDP held steady, posting a rise of 6.9 percent year on year, flat from the first quarter. The service sector expanded 7.7 percent year on year in the first half, outpacing a 3.5-percent increase in primary industry and 6.4 percent in secondary industry, according to the NBS. On a quarterly basis, the economy increased 1.7 percent in the second quarter from the previous quarter. China's economy has been operating within a reasonable range, maintaining stable, coordinated and sustainable development, NBS spokesperson Xing Zhihong told a press conference. INP/J/AH
 
 
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Imran praises SC verdict, says ‘It will Strengthen Democracy’
News Image   ISLAMABAD, July 28 (INP): Hailing the Supreme Court verdict in Panama case as historic and beginning of an Islamic Welfare Pakistan, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Friday said that the decision will strengthen democracy in the country. More
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Indian Vice COAS says China would continue to remain a threat for India in the future: Blames Pakistan for continuously needling India through low-intensity warfare rather than engage in a full-fledged war
News Image   NEW DELHI: July 26 (INP): Indian Army vice-chief Lt-General Sarath Chand on Tuesday said China would continue to remain a threat for India in the future. "On the North, we have China which has a large landmass, huge resources and a large standing Army. Despite having the Himalayas between us, China is bound to be a threat for us in years ahead," said Lt-Gen Chand, addressing a seminar in the Indian capital. More
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