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Japan's Former Princess Leaves For US With Her Commoner Husband

Nov 14, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Mako Komuro, the former Princess Mako, and Kei Komur, both 30, left behind a nation that has criticised their romance.

Why Japan's Princess Mako Is Losing Her Royal Status After Marriage

Oct 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Princess Mako's loss of royal status comes from the Imperial House Law.


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 ritual.

Fumio Kishida Is Japan's New Prime Minister

Sep 29, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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


Asian Shares Extend Losses As China Worries Darken Sentiment

Analysts said fears the damage from a property bust in China could ripple worldwide were drawing on memories of past financial crises such as the bursting of the Japanese 'bubble.

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12 September, 2021

Japan, Vietnam Sign Defense Transfer Deal Amid China Worries

Associated Press (AP)

Japan's Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi said the deal elevates their defense partnership “to a new level” and that Japan and Vietnam plan to deepen defense ties through multinational joint exercises and other means.


12 September, 2021

Japan Passes 50 Per Cent Vaccination Rate, May Ease Limits In November

Associated Press (AP)

Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura, who is in charge of COVID-19 measures, told NHK public television's weekly talk show Sunday that about 60 per cent of the population is expected to be fully vaccinated by the end of September, on par with current levels in Europe.


09 September, 2021

Covid Update: Japan Extends Virus Emergency Until End Of September

Associated Press (AP)

Despite the prolonged emergency, the largely voluntary measures have become less effective as the exhausted public increasingly ignores them.


09 September, 2021

Japan To Extend Virus Emergency Until End Of Month

Associated Press (AP)

Japan is set to further extend the state of emergency in Tokyo and nearly 20 other areas until the end of September as the healthcare systems are heavily strained, though COVID19 infections have slowed slightly.


06 September, 2021

UK Visits Japan For Naval Drill Amid China's Growing Influence In Indo-Pacific Region

Associated Press (AP)

Japan is seeking to expand its military cooperation beyond its traditional alliance with the United States as China's navy expands and increasingly presses its territorial claims.


05 September, 2021

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

Agencies

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


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05 September, 2021

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

PTI

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


05 September, 2021

Suhas Yathiraj Says Never Been So Happy And Disappointed At The Same Time After Silver At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

PTI

On Sunday, Suhas became the first ever IAS officer to win a medal at the Paralympics


05 September, 2021

Krishna Nagar Wins Gold In Men's Singles Badminton At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

PTI

Krishna Nagar defeated Hong Kong's Chu Man Kai 21-17, 16-21, 21-17, in the final


05 September, 2021

Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj Settles For Silver In Badminton AT Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

PTI

Suhas Yathiraj, 38, produced an entertaining performance before narrowly going down 21-15, 17-21, 15-21, to two-time world champion Mazur in a 62-minute summit clash


04 September, 2021

India At Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Krishna Nagar Wins Badminton Gold, India Finish With Record Haul - Highlights

Outlook Web Bureau

India won a record 19 medals, including five gold, at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. Catch highlights here


04 September, 2021

Pramod Bhagat Wins Historic Badminton Gold Medal In Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

PTI

With badminton making its debut at the Paralympics this year, Bhagat, the current world No. 1, thus became the first Indian to win a gold medal in the sport


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04 September, 2021

IAS Officer Suhas L Yathiraj Match Away From Historic Gold At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

PTI

Suhas Yathiraj, 38-year-old district magistrate of Gautam Buddh Nagar (Noida), will script history as the first-ever IAS officer to win a medal at the Paralympics


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a function to commemorate the ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla addresses a function to commemorate ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

President Ram Nath Kovind addresses a function to commemorate the ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and other leaders take a pledge on the 72nd National Law Day during the state BJP working committee meeting in Bhopal.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a function to commemorate ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
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