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China to give 48 high-end drones to Pakistan

By Gaurav Sharma  Beijing: China will give 48 high-end drones to its close ally Pakistan, a deal, which experts say, could be the biggest of its...

Tibet to invest $75 million on sky burial sites

LHASA, March 9 (IANS) Tibetan authorities are slated to spend 490 million yuan ($75 million) over the next five years on the repair and...

2,561 people still missing five years after Japan quake

Tokyo, March 9 (IANS) As many as 2,561 people remain missing five years after a massive earthquake and tsunami devastated northeastern Japan on March...

Seoul anchor summoned over unauthorised exit poll use

Seoul, March 9 (IANS) A South Korean cable channel news anchor was summoned on Wednesday over unauthorized use of exit polls during the 2014...

‘Nepali constitution has enough laws on gender equality’

Kathmandu, March 8 (IANS) Speaker of the Nepali Parliament Onsari Gharti Magar on Tuesday said the country's new constitution has enough provisions to...

South Korea passes anti-terror bill

Seoul, March 3 (IANS) South Korea's parliament on Wednesday passed the country's first anti-terror bill, with opposition lawmakers leaving the plenary chamber after ending...

Over 50,000 passengers stranded at China railway station

Beijing, Feb 3 (IANS) More than 50,000 passengers were stranded at China's Guangzhou railway station as snow and sleet in central and eastern provinces...

China’s growth hits 25-year low

Beijing, Jan 19 (IANS) China's economy grew 6.9 percent year-on-year in 2015, the slowest annual expansion in a quarter of a century, according...

Himalayas subsided by 60 cm after Nepal quake

London, Jan 12 (IANS) The Himalayas subsided by up to 60 cm after the April 2015 Nepal earthquake -- but the world's tallest peak,...

China overcoming corruption, says President Xi

Beijing: China was gaining ground in its fight against corruption, President Xi Jinping asserted. Xi made the remarks at the start of the three-day sixth...

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