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Last updated: Friday, August 26, 2016 1:24:04 AM

Pakistan pushes for NSG membership at UN
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Pakistan has made a strong pitch for membership to the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), telling the UN Security Council that the "exemplary measures" Islam­­abad had taken to strengthen nuclear safety establish its eligibility credentials.

Thursday, August 25, 2016 3:08:04 PM

Pakistan conveys concern over halt in US military aid
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Pakistan on Thursday conveyed its serious concern to Peter Lavoy, Special Assistant to the US President Barack Obama, over the halt of $300 million in military aid to the country, officials said.

Thursday, August 25, 2016 2:50:03 PM

More typhoons expected in China next month
Beijing, Aug 25 (IANS) More typhoons were forecast next month in China due to the La Nina phenomenon, authorities said on Thursday.

Thursday, August 25, 2016 1:58:03 PM

Chinese authorities stop illegal broadcasts
Beijing, Aug 25 (IANS) More than 500 sets of equipment for making unauthorised radio broadcasts were seized in China over the past six months in a national campaign aided by more than 30,000 airwave monitors, the media reported on Thursday.

Thursday, August 25, 2016 1:54:05 PM

S Korea detects second cholera case in 3 days
Seoul, Aug 25 (IANS) South Korea on Thursday confirmed its second cholera case in three days, increasing concerns over the return of the disease in the country after 15 years.

Thursday, August 25, 2016 1:40:04 PM

Chinese cliff paintings severely damaged by floods
Beijing, Aug 25 (IANS) Continuous rains in China caused substantial damage to prehistoric cliff paintings at Helan mountain in Ningxia Hui region.

Thursday, August 25, 2016 1:30:04 PM

China's high-resolution imaging satellite sends back pictures
Beijing, Aug 25 (IANS) China on Thursday published the first pictures transmitted back to earth from Gaofen-3, the country's first C-band high-resolution Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite.

Thursday, August 25, 2016 1:10:06 PM

Aquatic treadmill found effective for stroke patients
Seoul, Aug 25 (IANS) Walking on an underwater treadmill was found to be more effective than walking on a conventional treadmill for patients in rehabilitation after a stroke, according to a study.

Thursday, August 25, 2016 1:08:05 PM

3 killed in Afghan suicide attack
Kabul, Aug 25 (IANS) At least three civilians were killed and 12 others injured in a suicide attack in Afghanistan's Balkh province on Thursday, police said.

Thursday, August 25, 2016 12:48:06 PM

India attends meet on migration of workers
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh on Thursday attended the Fifth Ministerial Meeting of the Colombo Process, a regional meeting on labour mobility, in Sri Lanka's capital.

Thursday, August 25, 2016 12:36:04 PM

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