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China to build world's first salt lake data centre
Beijing, Nov 27 (IANS) China's Qinghai province plans to build the world's first salt lake data centre to serve domestic resource planning and provide technical support to other countries.

Friday, November 27, 2015 2:30:04 PM

Seoul, Pyongyang to hold high-level talks next month
Seoul, Nov 27 (IANS) Following a landmark deal in August on easing military tension and seeking to mend strained ties, Seoul and Pyongyang on Friday agreed to hold high-level government talks next month aimed at improving inter-Korean relations.

Friday, November 27, 2015 2:08:04 PM

Tokyo shares end low
Tokyo, Nov 27 (IANS) Tokyo shares ended the trading Friday slightly lower as investors tried to lock in recent gains amid the sentiment of lacking clear trading cues.

Friday, November 27, 2015 1:56:04 PM

Unique ancient musical scores found in Tibet
Lhasa, Nov 27 (IANS) Historians scouring the ruins of a Tibetan monastery have found 30 ancient manuscripts, including one detailing a kind of musical score never seen before.

Friday, November 27, 2015 1:46:04 PM

Ancient dance-drama gives respite to Nepal quake victims
Kathmandu, Nov 27 (IANS) Patan Durbar Square, one of Nepal's major tourist destinations, was severely damaged by the April earthquake that killed some 9,000 people. Last week, the compound of the temple Kartik Dabali became the site for staging the ancient Nepali dance-drama "Kartik Nach".

Friday, November 27, 2015 1:44:05 PM

Pankaj Saran named India's new ambassador to Russia
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Indian Foreign Service officer Pankaj Saran was on Friday named India's new ambassador to Russia, an official statement said.

Friday, November 27, 2015 1:44:04 PM

China's navigation satellite system doing well after tests
Beijing, Nov 27 (IANS) The three satellites launched this year for China's indigenous navigation satellite system are sending twice as many signals as their predecessors, said the system designer after completing tests on the new units.

Friday, November 27, 2015 1:38:04 PM

China meet on how to lift 70 mn out of poverty
Beijing, Nov 27 (IANS) The Chinese government opened a meeting on Friday to discuss how it can lift 70 million people out of poverty by the end of 2020.

Friday, November 27, 2015 1:28:05 PM

Japan reduces greenhouse gas emissions
Tokyo, Nov 27 (IANS) Japan reduced greenhouse gas emissions in fiscal 2014 for the first time in five years, the environment ministry announced on Friday.

Friday, November 27, 2015 1:20:04 PM

Chinese shares close low
Beijing, Nov 27 (IANS) China's stocks closed lower on Friday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 5.48 percent to close at 3,436.3 points.

Friday, November 27, 2015 1:18:05 PM

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