Cheating touts giving Rajasthan’s tourism a bad name

April 11th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 11 (IANS) Rajasthan's tourism industry is booming, but amid the happy development is an ugly side showing up - of foreign tourists being harassed and looted by touts.The ... Read more...

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Japanese brewery claims to have the world’s first ’space beer’

December 2nd, 2008 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 2 (DPA) A Japanese brewery claimed Tuesday it has produced the world's first space beer using barley grown in space.The grain was grown in a Russian laboratory on board the ... Read more...

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Japanese woman jailed for killing husband over online game

October 24th, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
A Japanese piano teacher has been arrested for the murder of her virtual husband after divorced over Maple story.The 43-year-old woman is from Kyushu province in southern Japan, decided to get even ... Read more...

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Strong quake hits Japan and Indonesia, Tsunami warning

September 11th, 2008 - 11:42 am ICT by Bupha Ravirot
Earth quake magnitude 7 hits Japan at Thursday, 11 September at 9:20 AM JST and 6.6 Richter shakes Indonesia at 9:00 AM local time.7.0 Richter struck off the coast of Japan's northern ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh confident of Samajwadis support to govt. on nuke deal, other issues

July 8th, 2008 - 10:08 am ICT by ANI
By Mritunjay SinghOnboard Air India One, July 8 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh while informing the Indian media delegation accompanying him to the Hokaido G8 Summit, appeared assured and confident ... Read more...

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Lights go off across Japan for awareness on environment

July 7th, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Tokyo, July 7 (DPA) Lights went out for two hours at more than 76,000 facilities across Japan Monday night to mark the Cool Earth Day. Buildings such as Tokyo Tower, Sapporo clock ... Read more...

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PM condemns “dastardly” Kabul attack

July 7th, 2008 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Sapporo, July 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said he was "horrified" to know of the death of Indian embassy personnel in the "dastardly terror attack" on the Indian mission in ... Read more...

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Large demonstration in Japan before G-8 summit

July 5th, 2008 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Toyako (Japan), July 5 (DPA) Several thousand demonstrators took part in a largely peaceful and colourful protest in northern Japan Saturday against the upcoming Group of Eight (G-8) summit. Organisers said an ... Read more...

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Japanese plan to brew ’space beer’

May 27th, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, May 27 (ANI): Astronauts can raise their beer mugs in a toast once they successfully make it to space, thanks to a Japanese brewery that is planning to produce the ... Read more...

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Japanese whisky voted best in the world

April 27th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 27 (ANI): Forget Scotch whisky, for the alcoholic beverage making to the top is Japanese whisky.Yoichi 20 years old, distilled on the shores of the Sea of Japan, has ... Read more...

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