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  • Can Abe 'take back Japan'?

    Can Abe 'take back Japan'?

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called for a national snap election on the grounds of a growing , but political analysts believe it was a combined effort to leverage mounting opposition disarray, his rebound support among voters after a string......

    October 19, 2017
  • 10 Indians still missing after ship sinks off Japan

    10 Indians still missing after ship sinks off Japan

    Ten Indians are still missing after a cargo ship sank off the coast of Japan, the External Affairs Ministry said on Sunday. According to a tweet by External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, those missing are Captain Nair Rajesh Ramachandran,......

    October 15, 2017
  • Pradhan to visit Japan for LNG meet, ink cooperation on gas

    Pradhan to visit Japan for LNG meet, ink cooperation on gas

    Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will leave on Monday for a three-day visit to Japan where he will also sign an agreement with the island nation to cooperate in jointly developing a "liquid and flexible global LNG market" sharing technical knowhow......

    October 15, 2017
  • Japan eye record gold haul at Tokyo 2020

    Japan eye record gold haul at Tokyo 2020

    The country's previous best haul at a Winter Games was five gold medals.

    October 13, 2017
  • Meet Esther Staubli: 1st female referee to officiate in U-17 World Cup

    Meet Esther Staubli: 1st female referee to officiate in U-17 World Cup

    Staubli came to India with 6 women referees, nominated by FIFA's Referees Committee. 

    October 12, 2017
  • Asia Cup: India look to carry on momentum against Bangladesh

    Asia Cup: India look to carry on momentum against Bangladesh

    India will be hoping to build on the confidence they have gained from the first match.

    October 12, 2017
  • Japan developing new-age robots to deal with shrinking population

    Japan developing new-age robots to deal with shrinking population

    Faced with an alarming decrease in its population, Japan is developing next generation robots and systems which can replace human beings and deal with social issues such as maintenance, management and renovation of infrastructure and with disasters like the 2011......

    October 11, 2017
  • Asia Cup 2017: Flying India thrash Japan 5-1 in opener

    Asia Cup 2017: Flying India thrash Japan 5-1 in opener

    Follow live updates of the Asia Cup match -- India vs Japan -- underway in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

    October 11, 2017
  • Volcano Mt.Shinmoe erupts in Japan, no injuries

    Volcano Mt.Shinmoe erupts in Japan, no injuries

    A volcano in Japan erupted early on Wednesday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. No one was injured. Mt. Shinmoe, one of the 50 active volcanos constantly under watch of the agency, erupted around 5.34 a.m. (local time) and the plume......

    October 11, 2017
  • Tokyo to diversify energy mix as Japanese turn against N-technology

    Tokyo to diversify energy mix as Japanese turn against N-technology

    At a time when India is desperately stitching civil nuclear deals to meet its growing energy needs, Japan is working overtime to develop alternate energy sources amid growing domestic concerns over the safety of nuclear plants in the wake of......

    October 10, 2017
  • Japan election campaign begins; PM Abe pledges stability

    Japan election campaign begins; PM Abe pledges stability

    Hundreds of candidates took to the streets today as the official 12-day campaigning period for Japan's October 22 lower house election kicked off, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling party facing challenges from regrouped opposition forces. Up for grabs are......

    October 10, 2017
  • Magnitude-5.9 earthquake hits Japan's Fukushima prefecture

    Magnitude-5.9 earthquake hits Japan's Fukushima prefecture

    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 struck off Japan's Fukushima prefecture at 11:56 p.m. local time, Japan Meteorological Agency said on Friday. The temblor was centred off the shore of Fukushima prefecture in eastern Japan, with the epicentre......

    October 7, 2017
  • Japan congratulates Nobel winner Kazuo Ishiguro

    Japan congratulates Nobel winner Kazuo Ishiguro

    The Japanese government on Friday congratulated Japanese-born British author Kazuo Ishiguro for winning the Nobel Prize for Literature. Ishiguro's win, which was announced on Thursday, was widely covered in Japanese media, and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also offered his congratulations,......

    October 6, 2017