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Wrestling World Championships: Sumit Malik in contention for bronze medal; Sonba Tanaji Gogane bo...

Budapest: India's Sumit Malik put himself in line to win the biggest medal of his career as he will fight for a bronze at the Wrestling World Championships even as Sonba Tanaji Gogane was outclasse...

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Can digital currencies enhance monetary policies? BOJ Governor doubtful

Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Masayoshi Amamiya said on Saturday it was doubtful whether central banks could enhance the effectiveness of their monetary policies by issuing digital currencies. Some...

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Denmark Open: Saina Nehwal strides into final against Tai Tzu Ying; Kidambi Srikanth proves no ma...

It was experience pitted against the effervescence of youth in the semi-final duel between two unseeded players in the women's singles draw at the Denmark Open. And it was the experienced player wh...

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If you whisper, so will Amazon's Alexa

As announced at the September hardware event, Alexa is gaining the ability to whisper, and Amazon has just confirmed to Engadget that the feature is already available to US users. When you've just ...

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Denmark Open: Saina Nehwal storms into final with easy win over Gregoria Tunjung; Kidambi Srikant...

Odense: Top Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal stormed into the women's singles final of Denmark Open with an easy win over Gregoria Tunjung of Indonesia but Kidambi Srikanth suffered a straight game def...

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Europe and Japan send spacecraft on 7-year journey to Mercury

Europe and Japan send spacecraft on 7-year journey to Mercury - European and Japanese space agencies said an Ariane 5 rocket successfully lifted a spacecraft carrying two probes into orbit Saturday...

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Japan is an island nation in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south. The characters that make up Japan's name mean "sun-origin", which is why Japan is sometimes referred to as the "Land of the Rising Sun".