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Anand Kumar For The Premiere Of 'Super 30' In Japan

Hrithik Roshan-Mrunal Thakur’s ‘Super 30’ Gets A Big Response In Japan, Anand Kumar Attends Premiere Show In Tokyo

Anand Kumar was in Tokyo for the premiere of Hrithik Roshan-Mrunal Thakur starrer ‘Super 30’. After seeing the immense appreciation of the film there, he speaks up about how sensitive Japanese people are and how much...

26 September 2022

Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida Calls For Unity To Achieve Abe's Unmet Goals

Earlier on Monday, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with Kishida to offer condolences and deliver a letter from President Joe Biden to Abe's family.


Japan Is An 'Indispensable Partner' In India's Transformation, Key Pillars Of Stable Indo-Pacific Region: PM Modi

PM Modi said that India and Japan's partnership is for peace, stability and prosperity and are key pillars of a stable Indo-Pacific region in an op-ed in Japanese newspaper on Monday.


Japan PM Apologises For Party's Church Links, Will Cut Ties

Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida shuffled his Cabinet earlier in August to purge seven ministers linked to the groups.

31 August 2022

People holding parasols cross an intersection amid heat, in Tokyo

Tokyo Warned Of Power Crunch As Japan Endures Heatwave

The Japanese government has warned of possible power shortages in the Tokyo region, asking people to conserve energy as the country endures an unusually intense heat wave.


PM Modi Arrives In Japan On Two-Day Visit To Attend Quad Summit, Bilaterals

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Japan on a two-day visit to attend Quad Summit where he will meet Quad leaders and interact with Japanese business leaders.

23 May 2022

Japanese Say Final Goodbye To Assassinated Former Leader Abe

Mourners took photos and some called out Abe san! as a motorcade with the hearse carrying his body accompanied by his widow, Akie Abe, slowly drove by the packed crowd.

12 July 2022

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North Korea Fires Suspected Ballistic Missile Toward Sea

North Korea fired a suspected ballistic missile toward the sea on Thursday, South Korea and Japan said, in the latest of a series of weapons demonstrations this year.

12 May 2022

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19 April 2022
Japan Approves Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine

Japan Approves Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine

Jabs using Novavax vaccine are expected to start as early as late May.


29 March 2022
Japan Enjoys Cherry Flower Season Despite COVID-19 Worries

Japan Enjoys Cherry Flower Season Despite COVID-19 Worries

Trees are in full bloom this week in many parts of Japan. The peak in Tokyo was seen on Sunday attracting many people who had avoided participating in the...


17 March 2022
Japanese PM To Visit India From March 19-20 For India-Japan Summit

Japanese PM To Visit India From March 19-20 For India-Japan Summit

PM Modi and his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida will hold summit talks with a focus on strengthening bilateral ties in diverse areas and advancing...


17 March 2022
Powerful Quake Off North Japan Kills 4, More Than 90 Injured

Powerful Quake Off North Japan Kills 4, More Than 90 Injured

The agency upgraded the magnitude of the quake to 7.4 from the initial 7.3, and the depth from 60 kilometres (36 miles) below the sea to 56 kilometres (35...


16 March 2022
7.3 Magnitude Quake Hits North Japan, Tsunami Alert Issued

7.3 Magnitude Quake Hits North Japan, Tsunami Alert Issued

A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook off the coast of Fukushima in northern Japan on Wednesday evening, triggering a tsunami advisory.


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18 February 2022
Omicron Subvariant BA.2 May Cause Severe Disease, Lab Study Suggests

Omicron Subvariant BA.2 May Cause Severe Disease, Lab Study Suggests

On Thursday, the World Health Organization (WHO) said while BA.2 is more tranmsissible than BA.1, the subvariant is not more severe.


20 December 2021
Space Tourism: Japanese Fashion Tycoon Heading Back To Earth

Space Tourism: Japanese Fashion Tycoon Heading Back To Earth

Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa, his producer Yozo Hirano along with Russian cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin boarded the Russian Soyuz spacecraft from the...


25 October 2021
Japan: Princess Mako Set To Marry Commoner Amid Controversy

Japan: Princess Mako Set To Marry Commoner Amid Controversy

Despite opposition from conservatives and snowballing tabloid reports of financial scandal, Princess Mako will marry commoner Kei Komuro in a subdued wedding...


12 October 2021
2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Own Goal Helps Japan Beat Australia

2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Own Goal Helps Japan Beat Australia

Australia defender Aziz Behich put the ball into his own net in the 85th minute to give Japan a 2-1 victory and six points from four matches in Group B, three...


29 September 2021
Fumio Kishida Is Japan's New Prime Minister

Fumio Kishida Is Japan's New Prime Minister

Former Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida replaces Yoshihide Suga, who is stepping down after serving only one year since taking office last September.


28 September 2021
North Korea Fires Short-Range Missile To Sea In Latest Test, Seoul And Tokyo Officials Say

North Korea Fires Short-Range Missile To Sea In Latest Test, Seoul And Tokyo Officials Say

The alleged test of this Short-Range missile comes after a series of tests that North Korea resumed after a pandemic break and is in violation of multiple UNSC...


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27 September 2021
Two Women Amongst 4 Candidates In Race To Become Japan's next PM

Two Women Amongst 4 Candidates In Race To Become Japan's next PM

Sanae Takaichi and Seiko Noda are the first women in 13 years seeking the leadership of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party in an election Wednesday.


20 September 2021
North Korea Warns Of Actions Against US-Australia Nuclear Submarine Deal

North Korea Warns Of Actions Against US-Australia Nuclear Submarine Deal

North Korea also referenced the "backstabbing" remarks of US ally, France. Says that there would be corresponding actions if "even the smallest negative affect...


17 September 2021
Quad Diplomats Prepare For First Ever In-Person Leader's Summit, Meet ahead of the White House Event.

Quad Diplomats Prepare For First Ever In-Person Leader's Summit, Meet ahead of the White House Event.

The UN ambassadors from India, Australia, Japan and United States meet ahead of two major events. One is the first ever Quad Leaders' Summit and the other is...


15 September 2021
S Korea Says N Korea Fired Unidentified Projectile Off Its Coast, Officials Meet Chinese Counterparts

S Korea Says N Korea Fired Unidentified Projectile Off Its Coast, Officials Meet Chinese Counterparts

The meeting between South Korean and Chinese officials comes after North Korea resumed its missile tests amid a nuclear stalemate with the United States. The...


05 September 2021
Paralympic Games Closing Marks End Of Tokyo's 8-year Olympic Saga

Paralympic Games Closing Marks End Of Tokyo's 8-year Olympic Saga

These were unprecedented Olympics and Paralympics, postponed for a year and marked by footnotes and asterisks. The final act came Sunday (September 5)


05 September 2021
Tokyo Paralympics 2020: India Soars High With Best-ever Medal Haul

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: India Soars High With Best-ever Medal Haul

To put things in perspective, at the 2016 Rio Games, India had 19 athletes across five disciplines with four returning with medals in the end


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