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PM Modi To Visit Japan For Quad Summit On May 23

PM Modi To Visit Japan For Quad Summit On May 23

Prime Minister Narendra Modi would also hold bilateral meetings with US President Joe Biden, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison.

21 May 2022
Biden To Travel To Japan For Quad Summit, Bilateral Meeting Scheduled With PM Modi

Biden To Travel To Japan For Quad Summit, Bilateral Meeting Scheduled With PM Modi

President Biden is also expected to launch a new and ambitious economic initiative for the region, the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF), which will be a...

19 May 2022

What If I Were To Tell You

Unlike weight-lifting and power-lifting, it is a pity that shop-lifting doesn't feature as a skill that one could wear with pride in public.

Japan's Okinawa Urges Govt To Reduce China Tensions

Japan's Okinawa Urges Govt To Reduce China Tensions

There is concern in Okinawa, with its continuing heavy US military presence, over rising tensions resulting from China's increasingly assertive military...

06 May 2022

Japanese, Vietnamese Leaders Reject Use Of Force In Ukraine

Vietnam abstained from a vote at the UN General Assembly in March that deplored Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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29 April 2022
Engagement With India Over Ukraine Will Continue In Upcoming Quad Summit In Japan: US

Engagement With India Over Ukraine Will Continue In Upcoming Quad Summit In Japan: US

The Quad comprises Japan, India, Australia and the United States and the US Administration has said President Joe Biden will be meeting Indian Prime Minister...


28 April 2022
India-Japan ties have deepened in every sphere in 70 years: PM Modi

India-Japan ties have deepened in every sphere in 70 years: PM Modi

India and Japan established diplomatic relations on April 28, 1952, according to the Ministry of External Affairs. 


28 April 2022
PM Modi Says India-Japan Relations Deepening On 70th Diplomatic Relations Anniversary

PM Modi Says India-Japan Relations Deepening On 70th Diplomatic Relations Anniversary

PM Narendra Modi said the recent visit to India by Japanese PM Fumio Kishida for the annual summit laid out a roadmap for deepening partnership between the two...


28 April 2022
PM Modi To Meet US President Joe Biden At Tokyo Quad Summit In May

PM Modi To Meet US President Joe Biden At Tokyo Quad Summit In May

The White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki has said US President Joe Biden’s trip to South Korea and Japan in May will advance the US’s ‘rock-solid...


25 April 2022
I Have Seen Every Square Inch Of This Country: Euphoria's Palash Sen

I Have Seen Every Square Inch Of This Country: Euphoria's Palash Sen

A true vagabond at heart, Singer Palash Sen lets us in on his deep love for travel that took roots during his childhood, and his recommendations to those...


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22 April 2022
Japan Accuses Russia Of Illegally Occupying Disputed Islands

Japan Accuses Russia Of Illegally Occupying Disputed Islands

Japan, which is struggling to improve ties with Moscow to regain control of the Kurils, which Tokyo calls the Northern Territories, had previously described...


22 April 2022
Who Is Yoshimi Yamashita, The Japanese Woman Challenging A Male Bastion

Who Is Yoshimi Yamashita, The Japanese Woman Challenging A Male Bastion

Yoshimi Yamashita will control 22 men on a football pitch and will be the first to do so in Asia's biggest club competition, the AFC Champions League.


20 April 2022
Japan Logs Trade Deficit In March In Weak Yen, Costly Oil

Japan Logs Trade Deficit In March In Weak Yen, Costly Oil

The weaker yen helps make Japanese exports more competitive overseas and fattens profits when they are converted from dollars to yen, but it also raises costs...


19 April 2022
Japan To Send Masks, Hazmat Suits To Ukraine

Japan To Send Masks, Hazmat Suits To Ukraine

Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi said Tuesday that Japan is sending the anti-chemical-warfare equipment at the request of the Ukrainian government.


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.


12 April 2022
Quad Powerful Force Of Global Good, Beneficial For Entire Indo-Pacific Region: S Jaishankar

Quad Powerful Force Of Global Good, Beneficial For Entire Indo-Pacific Region: S Jaishankar

India US 2+2 ministerial: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said India appreciates the attention and energy devoted by the United States to the Quad.


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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...


29 March 2022
Ukraine War: Volodymyr Zelenskyy Says 7 Dead In Russian Airstrike

Ukraine War: Volodymyr Zelenskyy Says 7 Dead In Russian Airstrike

Ukraine War: Volodymyr Zelenskyy, who spoke to the Danish parliament through a translator, said Tuesday's strike also left 22 people injured.


24 March 2022
You Can Now Buy Japan’s Finest Green Tea In India

You Can Now Buy Japan’s Finest Green Tea In India

Winner of the ‘Japanese Emperor Cup’ Shizuru’s green tea available in India in three distinct flavours — Sencha, Genmaicha and Gyokuro


21 March 2022
Russia Must Be Held Accountable: Australian PM Scott Morrison On Ukraine War

Russia Must Be Held Accountable: Australian PM Scott Morrison On Ukraine War

Australian PM Scott Morrison also referred to a recent meeting of the leaders of the QUAD grouping on the Ukraine crisis.


20 March 2022
QUAD Is ‘Dangerous’, Akin To NATO’s Eastward Expansion In Europe: China

QUAD Is ‘Dangerous’, Akin To NATO’s Eastward Expansion In Europe: China

As the US’ Indo-Pacific strategy gained traction, China has stepped up its attacks especially on the formation of Quad comprising the US, India, Japan,...


19 March 2022
Japan PM's Visit: What Are 6 Agreements Signed During Modi-Kishida Summit?

Japan PM's Visit: What Are 6 Agreements Signed During Modi-Kishida Summit?

India and Japan signed six agreements during Japan's PM Kishida's visit to India. Three separate announcements of Japanese investments of $42 billion, projects...


19 March 2022
Japan PM's Visit: Kishida Announces $42 Billion Investment In India, Discusses Ukraine With Modi

Japan PM's Visit: Kishida Announces $42 Billion Investment In India, Discusses Ukraine With Modi

India and Japan signed six agreements, in addition to a separate clean energy partnership.


19 March 2022
Japan To Offer India $42 Bn In Investments During Kishida's Visit: Report

Japan To Offer India $42 Bn In Investments During Kishida's Visit: Report

Japan is currently supporting India's urban infrastructure development as well as a high-speed railway based on Japan's shinkansen bullet train technology


19 March 2022
Japanese PM Kishida Fumio Arrives In India, To Hold Summit Talks With Modi

Japanese PM Kishida Fumio Arrives In India, To Hold Summit Talks With Modi

Besides key bilateral issues, the situation in Ukraine is also likely to figure in the Modi-Kishida talks. 


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