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Japan's emperor hints at abdication

If plans do go ahead, the 82-year-old will be the country’s first monarch to abdicate in 200 years. IMAGE: The Japanese emperor Akihito has signaled his desire to abdicate by expressing......

Ex-staffer stabs 19 to death at Japan care facility

The attacker believed that 'all disabled people needed to be killed'. A 26-year-old former employee of a care facility in Japan killed 19 people and injured 25 others, 20 seriously, in a knife......

Chinese spy ship shadows US, India, Japan joint naval exercise

A Chinese navy spy ship on Wednesday entered Japan’s territorial waters for the first time in over a decade while tailing two Indian naval ships during trilateral Malabar naval exercise......

He's a survivor! Japanese boy left in forest found alive

The father who abandoned his son “as punishment” apologises after the child is found alive and well. IMAGE: Yamato Tanooka was rushed to the hospital after he was found. Doctors......

What the Indo-Japan nuclear MoU actually means

There are many reasons for Japan to turn a deaf ear to its anti-nuclear lobby and concentrate on its geo-strategic imperatives to sign the nuclear deal with India, says Debalina Ghoshal.......

India, Japan ink action agenda to boost trade, investment

In a boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' initiative Japan and India on Thursday signed a five-point action agenda to increase bilateral trade and investment between the two......

World's 10 fastest trains

Japan now boasts of having the world’s fastest train.  Image: Japan’s Maglev train sets a new record. Photograph: Reuters     And if a train with this speed runs in......

Small SUV and sedan on Toyota's radar

It is the global leader in car sales but in India, is a distant fifth.  Japan’s Toyota, which operates through a joint venture with the Kirloskars, has been criticised for a sluggish......

Toyota, Mitsui, Marubeni to sign first set of pricing pacts

Image: Toyota Innova. Photograph: Kind Courtesy, Toyota Mitsui, Toyota and Marubeni are likely to be among Japanese companies that would sign the first set of bilateral advance-pricing agreements......

Govt creates 'Japan Plus' to fast track Japanese investments

To fast-track investments from Japan into India, the Centre on Thursday announced the establishment of ‘Japan Plus’, a team to facilitate investments from Japan, as promised during......

Djokovic joins game's greats after claiming Miami title

The World No 1 beat Japan’s Kei Nishikori for his 63rd career title IMAGE: Novak Djokovic celebrates with the Butch Buchholz championship trophy after defeating Kei Nishikori in the men's......

Badminton: India men stun China, women blanked by Japan

IMAGE: India's Kidambi Srikanth in action during his match against Singapore's Zi Liang Derek Wong. Photograph: PTI The Indian men beat China for the first time in a team event before the women......

13 proved unlucky for this wrestling champion...

Japanese wrestling champion suffers first loss in 13 years IMAGE: Japan’s Kaori Icho of Japan (red) and China’s Ruixue Jing compete. Photograph: Lars Baron/Getty Images Triple......

Have you met the 'Golden Bolt'?

  A fleet-footed Japan's 105-year-old raced into the Guinness World Records book on Wednesday. Hidekichi Miyazaki broke his own record for oldest competitive sprinter after running in the......

Japan Super Series: Easy for Saina; Sindhu, Jayaram lose in Round 1

A much-anticipated second round meeting of India's top two women shuttlers, world No 1 Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu, failed to materiliaze as the latter came a cropper in her opening match at the......
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Markets stay volatile but end on a mildly positive note

After remaining volatile for much of the day, stocks staged a mild recovery on Friday as the Sensex mopped up modest gains amid creation of fresh... ...
Monk, 120, Credits Longevity To No Spices -- and No Sex

A Hindu monk who claims to be 120 ― which would make him the oldest man to have ever lived ― credits his longevity to no sex or spices and to... ...
Japan's Abandoned 'Dreamland' Theme Park Is Not For The Faint Of Heart

Disneyland is the Happiest Place on Earth. And this place could easily be the saddest. Welcome to Nara Dreamland , an abandoned theme park in... ...
Harvard Honors Strangest Discoveries In Science With Ig Nobels

Some scientists who make astonishing breakthroughs win a Nobel Prize. But there are others whose discoveries make people think, “Wow,... ...

Going by the real effective exchange rate, the rupee is overvalued Amid the debate about whether the rupee should be depreciated sharply to... ...

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