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Quake measuring 8.0 hits Japan; 180 hurt

An earthquake measuring 8.0 in the Richter scale rocked Japan's northern island of Hokkaido on Friday morning.Close to 180 people have been injured, 41,000 evacuated and 16,000 homes suffered a......

Hearing aids for PM, Chinese premier

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Chinese President Hu Jintao are helped by their aides as they arrive for a joint press briefing with Mexican President Felipe Calderon, Brazilian President Luiz......

India will approach IAEA, says PM

A confident Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday categorically stated that India would go to the International Atomic Energy Agency, for the safeguards agreement on the civil nuclear agreement......

PM leaves for G-8 Summit in Japan

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday left Delhi on a three-day visit to Japan for attending the G-8 summit on whose sidelines he will meet US President George W Bush and discuss progress on the......

'No time-frame can be fixed for approaching IAEA'

Foreign Secretary Shiv Shankar Menon, addressing a press conference in New Delhi on Friday, said no time frame could be fixed for approaching the International Atomic Energy Agency over the nuclear......

World's longest railway tunnel is finally getting ready

The Gotthard Base Tunnel is a CHF 9.83 billion railway tunnel under construction in Switzerland. With a length of 57 km (35.4 mi) and a total of 151.84 km (94.3 mi) of tunnels, shafts and......

Architects of G20: Sarkozy and Singh

France and India have become partners in building a multipolar world, French President Nicholas Sarkozy's adviser tells Sanjaya Baru.A month before the Lehman Brothers' collapse moved the tectonic......

Japan aims at green leadership

World is gearing up for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference scheduled in Copenhagen from November 30 to December 11. A Copenhagen Protocol is expected to evolve as......

Manmohan Singh's recipe to tackle global warming

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh categorically stated on Wednesday that India would not consider any 'quantitative restrictions on carbon emissions,' and said that the first and overriding priority......

Oil on boil: G-8 has no solution

Barely a day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called for the creation of a global forum of oil producers and consumers, where they could together work out modalities to introduce greater element......

Jeev tied-fourth in Japan

Jeev Milkha Singh fired a three-under 69 to be tied fourth on the second day of the Sega Sammy Cup in Hokkaido, Japan, on Friday.Jeev, who has not had a top-10 finish since the first two events on......

Jeev lifts Japan Tour title

A sensational final round of six-under 66 fetched Jeev Milkha Singh his second title of the season -- third on Japan Tour -- at the Nagashima Shigeo Invitational Sega Sammy Cup in Hokkaido on......

Five Kolkata players asked to leave team hotel

In an apparent bid to cut cost, the Kolkata Knight Riders team management on Monday "politely" asked five of the players, who are yet to feature in the side's 14-member squad in any match, to leave......

Jeev slips to 144 in golf rankings

It turned out to be a wretched week for the Indian golfers as they slipped down in the world rankings, released on Monday.Jeev Milkha Singh, who saw his streak of top-10 finishes come to an end at......

Jeev finishes tied 21st

Jeev Milkha Singh's streak of top-10 finishes came to an end at the Otaru County Golf Course with the Indian finishing tied 21st at the Sun Chlorella Classic in Hokkaido on Sunday.The Indian star,......

  People speak for hokkaido

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Q. What are the names of Four islands of Japan ?
:  A. The four largest islands are Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-the-names-of-four-islands-of-japan-//answers/19619538

Vilas Deshpande
Q. JAPAN IS CONSTITUTED WITH 4 LARGE AND 3000 SMALL ISLANDS, COULD YOU NAME THE LARGE ONES?
Vilas Deshpande:  A. Hokkaido to the North, Kyushu to the South, Honshu and Shikoku. All four islands are populated but as Honshu is the largest and centrally placed...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/japan-is-constituted-with-4-large-and-3000-small-islands-cou/19619531/answers/16187527

Ramesh Agarwal
Q. Britain and Japan lie in the same latitude - you can check the atlas and confirm. Both are islands. Then why are temperatures in Japan so much higher than in Britain ?
Ramesh Agarwal:  A. japan is much longer in length from south (okinawa) to north (hokkaido). Tokyo is at same latitude as Milan and is therefore similarly warm....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/britain-and-japan-lie-in-the-same-latitude---you-can-check-t/16187491/answers/12388907

  Web results for Hokkaido
PROSPECT JAPAN FUND LD - Half-yearly Report

THE PROSPECT JAPAN FUND LIMITED INTERIM RESULTS ANNOUNCEMENT The financial information set out in this announcement does not constitute the... ...

http://in.advfn.com/p.php?pid=nmona&article=63392152
New Research Supports Light-based Detection for Early Mesothelioma, Reports Surviving Mesothelioma

PRWeb 2014-08-26 Japanese doctors say a technique that measures fluorescent light emissions from cells can be used to help distinguish tiny... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=279843
Japan PM visits landslide site as complaints swirl

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Hiroshima on Monday as rescuers expanded their search for 28 people missing in landslides five days ago... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/japan-pm-visits-landslide-site-as-complaints-swirl-news-others-oizi4dcjdafbe.html
Death toll from Japan landslides reaches 50; 38 still missing

TOKYO, Aug 24 (Agencies) : Published on 25 Aug. 2014 12:22 AM IST... ...

http://www.nagalandpost.com/ChannelNews/International/InternationalNews.aspx?news=TkVXUzEwMDA2NTU5Ng%3d%3d
IMPACT steps forward to expand its Japanese restaurant business Tsubohachi with a 4th Location

In addition to its significant success in operating the exhibition and convention center, IMPACT Exhibition Management Co.,Ltd. also led its... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/impact-steps-forward-expand-japanese-restaurant-business-tsubohachi-4th-location/

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