Lady Gaga to play for Japan benefit

April 15th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lady Gaga is one of the celebrities who have stood up for Japan since the tsunami struck. The singer first contributed a song for the charity ... Read more...

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China restricts food imports from Japan

March 26th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) China has banned the import of some Japanese food products amid fears of radiation contamination due to the ongoing crisis at the Fukushima nuclear power plant ... Read more...

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Russia halts food imports from Japan

March 24th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has suspended food imports from six Japanese prefectures following fears of massive radioactive contamination from the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, a consumer ... Read more...

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Another earthquake rocks Japan

March 16th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 16 (IANS) A strong earthquake of magnitude 6 on the Richter scale jolted Japan's Kanto region Wednesday, Xinhua reported.According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, the quake, which occurred ... Read more...

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We feel helpless, say Japanese nationals in Delhi

March 12th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Noriko Nasukawa has not slept a wink since Friday afternoon when news started trickling in of the devastation caused by the tsunami and 8.9 ... Read more...

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Asian Games hockey: Lacklustre Indian women go down to Japan 0-3(Lead)

November 16th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) A brittle defence let India down and led to their 0-3 loss to Japan in women's hockey at the Asian Games here Tuesday.Japan outclassed an unimpressive India in ... Read more...

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“Explosion” hits Japanese supertanker near the Strait of Hormuz

July 29th, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- A Japanese supertanker was hit by an explosion in Oman territorials waters on Wednesday, west of the Strait of Hormuz, Japanese shipper Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd (MOL) said ... Read more...

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Japan executes two murderers

July 28th, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 28 (DPA) Two murderers were hanged in Japan Wednesday, Justice Minister Keiko Chiba said. Media reports said the minister was present when the executions were carried out, the first since the ... Read more...

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Strong quake hits small Japanese island

August 13th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 13 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale rocked Japan's Hachijojima island, the Japan Meteorological Agency said Thursday. The epicentre of the quake, which occurred at 7.49 a.m. ... Read more...

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Army personnel killed in gun battle with militants at LoC in J-K

September 21st, 2008 - 9:32 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sept 21 (ANI): An Army personnel was killed today in a fierce gun battle on the Line of Control (LoC) between Indian troops and militants, in Poonch district of Jammu ... Read more...

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Soldier killed in firing by Pakistani troops in Kashmir

September 21st, 2008 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 21 (IANS) A Indian Army soldier was killed Sunday in firing by Pakistani troops from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, an ... Read more...

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