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Japan 'loosens' defence export ban
Tokyo, May 29 (IANS) Moving with the times, the Japanese government has decided to "loosen the ban" on export of defence goods, a senior official said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 3:37:29 PM

On closer ties with India, Japan plays down China factor
Tokyo, May 29 (IANS) With growing talk about India and Japan getting closer, especially on a strategic partnership to keep China in check, Japan Wednesday tried to play down the issue saying that nothing of the sort was happening.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 2:35:22 PM

81-year old mountaineer rescued from Everest
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) Nepali Min Bahadur Sherchan, 81, who was attempting to retain his 2008 record of being the oldest climber on Mt. Everest, fell ill and has been rescued from the Base Camp, officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 1:59:26 PM

Pakistani provincial assemblies' new members take oath
Islamabad, May 29 (IANS) Newly elected members of Pakistani provincial assemblies of Khyber Paktunkhwa (KP) and Sindh provinces Wednesday took oath, media reports said.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 1:59:25 PM

'India, Japan civil n-deal may happen within two years'
Tokyo, May 29 (IANS) Japan Wednesday indicated that an agreement on civil nuclear cooperation with India could happen in "shorter than two years", but both sides seemed to tread cautiously in the matter given their respective stands on the contentious issues of Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT) and the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 1:45:22 PM

Indonesia to create its own cyber army
Jakarta, May 29 (IANS) The Indonesian defence ministry plans to create a special force called "cyber army" to tackle attacks by hackers against the state's Internet portals and websites.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 12:53:26 PM

Integration with Asia is strategy for future: Uruguay
Beijing, May 29 (IANS/EFE) Uruguayan President Jose Mujica said here Tuesday that the policy of integrating the economies of his country and Asia is a necessary "strategy for the future".

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 12:21:18 PM

Chinese military to test its digital technology
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) The Chinese military will conduct an exercise next month to test new types of combat forces, including units using digital technology, amid efforts to adjust to informationalized war, it announced.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 12:09:18 PM

IPL a Frankenstein's monster: Pakistani daily
Islamabad, May 29 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) is fast turning into "a Frankenstein's monster", said a Pakistani daily which demanded that corrupt elements be rooted out before IPL 7 is allowed to go ahead next year.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 11:07:22 AM

China's chief justice wants transparency in courts
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) China's chief justice Zhou Qiang has urged courts across the country to guarantee the public right of access to judicial information and supervision.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 9:19:21 AM

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