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This could be showpiece of Indo-Japan defence partnership
New Delhi’s growing defence partnership with Tokyo could take wing with the US-2 (Utility Seaplane Mark 2), a one-of-a-kind amphibious aircraft that has Indian naval planners goggle-eyed. The......
Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko visit India
In his first visit to any South Asian country after taking over the throne in 1990, Japan's Emperor Akihito and his wife Empress Michiko arrived in Delhi on Saturday. They were received by......
Manmohan, wife to receive Japanese Royal couple
Departing from the usual protocol, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife will receive Japanese Emperor Akihito and his spouse Empress Michiko who will arrive in New Delhi on Saturday on a......
Why the Japanese PM's visit is crucial
Exchange between Japan and India is said to have begun in the 6th century, when Buddhism was introduced to Japan. Indian culture, filtered through Buddhism, has had a great impact on Japanese......
India, Japan to establish strategic partnership
Joint Statement: Towards India-Japan Strategic and Global Partnership1.The Prime Minister of India, H E Dr Manmohan Singh, is currently paying an Official Visit to Japan from December 13 to 16,......
Shourie seeks Japanese pacts in hi-tech areas
Union Communications and IT Minister Arun Shourie on Tuesday urged the Japanese companies to look at the emerging opportunities in India in the IT and telecom sectors, and in the areas of design......
2020 Tokyo Games: Tug of war, bridge bidding for Olympic place
Members of the Brazilian Bororo indigenous ethnic group compete in a tug of war. Photograph: Paulo Whitaker/Reuters Tug of war, sumo wrestling, surfing and frisbee throwing are among 26 sports......
Billards, snooker want spot in 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Pankaj Advani in action during the men's English Billiards singles final at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images for DAGOC Billiards and snooker on Thursday launched......
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