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China begins air patrols of islands; Japan objects

Flexing its muscles, China for the first time sent a marine surveillance plane to join its warships to monitor the disputed islands with Japan, forcing Tokyo to scramble eight F-15 fighter jets.......

New quake of magnitude 5.9 jolts Japan

A strong aftershock of magnitude 5.9 on Saturday jolted Japan as its workers scrambled hard to stabilise radiation-leaking Fukushima nuclear plant, where the level of highly toxic water in a......

US not directly involved in Indo-Pak talks: Blake

The US has made it clear that it is not directly involved in talks between India and Pakistan, but encourages them to resume their peace dialogue, even as it said it wants Islamabad to rein in......

Japan, US plan emergency pact

Japan and the United States are negotiating to strengthen their joint operations in case of a military emergency in Japan, and could reach an agreement by June, the daily Asahi Shimbun reported......

Foreign polls prefer Kerry

The citizens of eight of ten nations polled oppose the re-election of George W Bush as President of the United States, according to a survey conducted by 10 leading non-American newspapers. Only......

China bans media from reporting on 18 subjects

China has banned the country's media from reporting on 18 subjects, including yuan revaluation, corruption and problems in Tibet and Xinjiang, according to a media report."China has prohibited the......

FTA with Japan by year end, says PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said India hopes to conclude a free trade agreement with Japan by the end of the year, a step that is expected to help significantly expand bilateral trade and......

The Maria Sharapova phone

Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova poses for photographers holding Motorola's Pink M1000, which was made specifically for her, at a media conference on in Tokyo on Thursday.The conference was......

Bobby Fischer detained in Japan

Former world chess champion Bobby Fischer was detained in Japan by immigration authorities for an apparent passport violation on Tuesday. Officials said he would be deported to the United......

  People speak for asahi shimbun

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Q. Which is the oldest existing newspaper?
:  A. Post- och Inrikes Tidningar (Sweden) 1645 Haarlems Dagblad (Netherlands) 1656 La Gazzetta di Mantova (Italy) 1664 The London Gazette (UK)...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-oldest-existing-newspaper//answers/9361436

Krishna Chavhan
Q. What is the history of Sudoku ?
Krishna Chavhan:  A. Number puzzles first appeared in newspapers in the late 19th century, when French puzzle setters began experimenting with removing numbers from...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-history-of-sudoku-/9361416/answers/16331430

jameel ahmed
Q. What is the reason behind Japanese strongly recommending Democratic candidate Barack Obama for the US Presidential post?
Jameel Ahmed:  A. According to a Gallup Poll conducted in Japan in June and July 2008, 55% of Japanese say they disapprove of the job performance of the leadership...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-reason-behind-japanese-strongly-recommending-dem/16331414/answers/11662893

Srijith KP
Q. WHAT IS THE HISTORY OF SUDOKU?
Srijith KP:  A. Number puzzles first appeared in newspapers in the late 19th century, when French puzzle setters began experimenting with removing numbers from...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-history-of-sudoku/11662854/answers/11041131

dushayant
Q. Which is the most read newspaper in the world??
Dushayant:  A. 1. Yomiuri Shimbun (Japan) 14,532,6942. Asahi Shimbun (Japan) 12,601,3753. Sichuan Ribao (China) 8,000,0004. Mainichi Shimbun (Japan) 5,845,8575....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-most-read-newspaper-in-the-world/11041104/answers/9570774

  Web results for Asahi Shimbun
Stocks slip on Wall Street gloom Ukraine tensions

Headline indices of the Asia Pacific market finished mostly lower on Monday, 14 April 2014, as dismal week on Wall Street and increasing tensions... ...

http://www.capitalmarket.com/Cmedit/story1-8.asp?SNo=681852
Technical Malfunction Dumps 200 Tonnes Radioactive Groundwater in Wrong Facility

A technical malfunction at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan Citing Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO), Japan The contaminated... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/articles/548154/20140415/fukushima-leak-malfunction-radioactive-groundwater.htm
Asian shares fall on economic outlook, geopolitical concerns

I Australia's S&P/ASX 200 dropped 1.3% to 5358.90 and Japan's Nikkei 225 lost 0.4% to 13910.16 after Ukraine mobilized troops as pro-Russian... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/international-markets/asian-shares-falleconomic-outlook-geopolitical-concerns_1069151.html
Asian Shares Lower on Concerns Over Ukraine

Sharp Corp. (TSE:6753) Intraday Stock Chart Today : Monday 14 April 2014 Asian stocks edged lower on Monday amid concerns over Ukraine and a... ...

http://in.advfn.com/news_Asian-Shares-Lower-on-Concerns-Over-Ukraine_61829079.html
Man arrested for mailing bullet to Japanese lawmaker

Tokyo, March 25 A 55-year-old unemployed man has been arrested for mailing a shotgun cartridge with a threatening note to a lawmaker, Japan... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a447863.html

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