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Chinese ships patrol disputed islands


September 14th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) Two Chinese surveillance ships arrived Friday in the waters around the Diaoyu Islands and began patrolling and law enforcement duties, Xinhua reported. This is the first ... Read more...

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Russia world’s most educated country: Report


September 12th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has topped a list of the world's most educated countries, according to a new report that analysed education systems all over the globe.According to ... Read more...

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Japan to have new n-regulatory panel


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 11 (IANS) The Japanese cabinet Tuesday decided to have a new nuclear regulatory commission. The decision comes a year and a half after the Fukushima nuclear disaster.The new ... Read more...

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India posts 25 percent increase in visas on arrival


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A total of 9,412 visas on arrival (VoAs) were issued till August compared to 7,514 during corresponding period of 2011, registering a growth of 25.3 ... Read more...

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Reliance Capital to pay special dividend of 50 percent


September 10th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Reliance Capital Monday said it will pay shareholders a special interim dividend of 50 per cent, Rs.5 per equity share of Rs.10 each, in addition to ... Read more...

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Japan beat India for bronze at Asian volleyball meet


September 7th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Sep 7 (IANS) Japan came back from one set down to defeat India 16-25, 25-18, 25-20, 25-21 for the bronze medal at the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Cup in ... Read more...

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South Korea’s sovereign debt risks down


September 7th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 7 (IANS) South Korea's sovereign debt risks fell sharply after rating appraiser Fitch upgraded the country's sovereign rating to "AA-minus", data showed Friday.According to the Korea Center for ... Read more...

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Mitsubishi to build plant in Mexico


September 7th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 7 (IANS/EFE) Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. said it has reached an agreement with Mexico's Federal Electricity Commission, or CFE, to build a 50 MW geothermal power plant ... Read more...

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Chelsea not thinking about Club World Cup: Oscar


September 6th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 6 (IANS) Brazil midfielder Oscar says his Chelsea teammates are not yet thinking about a possible showdown with Brazil's Corinthians in December's FIFA Club World Cup ... Read more...

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Portugal fourth in FIFA rankings


September 5th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Zurich, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Portugal rose to fourth in the new FIFA rankings published Wednesday, dropping Uruguay down a place.Portugal won their only match in August beating Panama 2-0 ... Read more...

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Samsung has not infringed Apple’s key patent: Tokyo court


August 31st, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 31 (IANS) The Tokyo District Court Friday ruled that Samsung Electronics Co. has not infringed Apple Inc.'s smartphone and tablet computer patent.The ruling came after a US jury's ... Read more...

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Japan core consumer prices falls


August 31st, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 31 (IANS) Japan's key consumer prices were down 0.3 percent in July from a year earlier, the government said Friday.The core consumer price index, excluding fresh foods, stood ... Read more...

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Mitsubishi to produce Pajero Sport in Russia in 2013


August 30th, 2012 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japan's Mitsubishi Motors plans to start production of its Pajero Sport car in Russia starting next year.Mitsubishi Motors President Osamu Masuko said the new vehicle ... Read more...

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Taiwanese men told to squat when using public loos


August 28th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) A special drive has been launched in Taiwan to teach men to sit down when they wee, especially while using a public convenience.According to government workers, ... Read more...

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Iran ready to cooperate with countries to build n-plants


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 23 (IANS) Iran is prepared to cooperate in the construction of nuclear power plants with the countries that possess the international standards, Press TV quoted Fereidoon Abbasi, ... Read more...

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Myanmar to launch satellite


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 22 (IANS) Myanmar will launch a small satellite with Japanese assistance, official media reported Wednesday.The satellite will be launched with the help of Marubeni Aerospace of Japan for ... Read more...

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Sharath in Asian team for European TT tourney


August 21st, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) India's top paddler Sharath Kamal has been included in the Asian team for the Euro-Asia Event European Stage table tennis event to be held ... Read more...

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Sharath Kamal in Asian table tennis team


August 21st, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Achanta Sharath Kamal has been included in the Asian table tennis team that will take part in the 2012 Euro-Asia Event European Stage to be held ... Read more...

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Pakistan Railways on road to revival?


August 20th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) The beleaguered Pakistan Railways may be finally on the road to revival, as the government has approved various projects at a whopping cost of Rs.287 billion ... Read more...

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Singapore’s export growth slows moderately


August 17th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 17 (IANS) Singapore's non-oil domestic exports (NODX) grew by 5.8 percent year on year in July, following the 6.6 percent increase in the previous month, trade promotion agency ... Read more...

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Dikshit announces Rs.1 crore award for Sushil Kumar


August 12th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Sunday announced an award of Rs.1 crore to wrestler Sushil Kumar who bagged a silver in the 66kg freestyle ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Sushil Kumar loses final, secures silver


August 12th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Sushil Kumar lost the Olympic men's 66kg freestyle final to Japan's Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu 1-3 and settled for a silver medal at London Games here Sunday, ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Azerbaijan’s Asgarov wins gold


August 12th, 2012 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Azerbaijan's Toghrul Asgarov won the gold medal in the men's freestyle 60 kg wrestling division at the Olympics Saturday.Asgarov defeated reigning World Champion Besik Kudukhov ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Russia’s Otarsultanov lands controversial gold


August 11th, 2012 - 6:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's double European champion Dzhamal Otarsultanov won the Olympic gold in the 55 kg category of the freestyle wrestling tournament Friday.Otarsultanov was made to fight ... Read more...

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China’s July exports slow sharply (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) China's export growth slowed sharply in July to a six-month low following dwindling demand from Europe and Japan, official data showed Friday.Exports rose 1 percent year ... Read more...

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Olympic football: US avenge World Cup loss to Japan


August 10th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two goals from midfielder Carli Lloyd propelled the US to Olympic gold in the women's football tournament Thursday, sealing a 2-1 win over Japan in ... Read more...

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Olympic football: Brazil beat South Korea


August 8th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Manchester, Aug 8 (IANS) Brazil beat South Korea 3-0 to advance to the Olympic men's football final where they will face Mexico.Brazil ended the deadlock seven minutes before the interval ... Read more...

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Olympics: China wins gold in women’s table tennis


August 8th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's women smashed Japan to win team gold in Olympic table tennis Tuesday.Ding Ning, Li Xiaoxia and Guo Yue dropped just two sets to secure ... Read more...

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Olympics: Zhe wins parallel bars gold for China


August 7th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Feng Zhe won the Olympic gold in the men's parallel bars here Tuesday.Zhe, the 2010 world champion who also took team gold with China, ... Read more...

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Singapore wins Olympic table tennis team bronze medal


August 7th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Singapore won the bronze medal in table tennis women's team event of the London Olympic Games Tuesday, beating South Korea 3-0.This is the second bronze medal ... Read more...

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Kerala-based gelatin maker aiming at Rs.300 crore turnover


August 7th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 7 (IANS) Nitta Gelatin India Ltd (NGIL) expects to close the current fiscal with a turnover of around Rs.300 crore on rising demand for gelatin in the pharmaceutical ... Read more...

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Olympics women’s hockey: China lose to Japan, miss making semis


August 7th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) China failed to reach the women's hockey semifinals at the London Olympics after losing to Japan 0-1 in the last round of group matches.China collected ... Read more...

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Japanese leaders discuss Hiroshima memorial and nuclear policy


August 6th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hiroshima, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Hiroshima Bombing tragedy that occurred many years ago changed the life of many across Hiroshima and the Japan as well. It left a mark that will ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: China’s Zou Kai retains gold


August 5th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Zou Kai of China defended his Olympic gold medal in the men's gymnastics floor exercise here Sunday.Kai finished with 15.933 points for the title, while ... Read more...

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Olympics judo: Cuba’s Ortiz wins gold


August 4th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cuban judoka Idalys Ortiz won the gold in the women's +78kg category at the Olympics here Friday.Ortiz was awarded the victory over Mika Sugimoto from ... Read more...

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