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WTH! 15-metre deep sinkhole swallows Japanese street

For all those cribbing about the state of roads in India, check this out! A giant sinkhole swallowed a five-lane street in the centre of Fukuoka, one of Japan’s biggest cities on Tuesday......

Japanese cell biologist wins Nobel for medicine

The 2016 Nobel Prize for Medicine awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy. Ohsumi is a Japanese cell biologist specializing in autophagy. He is a professor at......

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,......

This village fair is all about the books

Seven years ago, Surashettikoppa, a small village in Kalaghatagi taluk of Dharwad district was in the news by organising a 'Friendship Fair'. This innovative fair provided a forum for people from......

Japan's oldest man dead

Japan's oldest man, 110-year-old Kohachi Shigetaka, has died of pneumonia, an official said Monday. Shigetaka died on Sunday at a hospital near his hometown in Hiroshima, prefectural (state)......

Tata to sell 51% stake in Tata Refractories

Tata Steel will sell its 51 per cent stake in group company Tata Refractories to Nippon Steel's associate Krosaki Harima Corporation for Rs. 576.3 crore (Rs. 5.763 billion) and induct the Japanese......

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......

Township for Japanese investors in Chennai

Cashing in on the rapidly growing ties between India and Japan, the Tamil Nadu government plans to set up a 'home-away-from-home' township exclusively for Japanese investors in the capital city of......

Invest in art, be a millionaire!

At his home studio in a vast, vacant plot of scrubland on the border of Mehrauli, artist Jagannath Panda is juggling with six different ideas on six different canvases. The proposed exhibition of......

Stocking in on art

At the Sotheby's New York auction on September 24 this year, stock market consultant Yogesh Jain forked out a cool $37,000 to purchase Francis Newton Souza's "The Paraclete", a 93x72 cm oil on......

AR Rahman awarded Japan's Fukuoka prize

The latest updates from the Tamil film industry. AR Rahman has added yet another feather to his illustrious cap. He has been awarded Japan's prestigious Fukuoka Prize for 2016, making the country......

Nizhalkkuthu to open Fukuoka film festival

Noted filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan's Indo-French production Nizhalkkuthuwillbe the inaugural film at the 13th Fukuoka International Film Festival, Japan.In a letter to the Gopalakrishnan,......

Jayaraj: A director's profile

Jayaraj is a unique phenomenon in Indian cinema. Winner of several national and international awards, he continues to remain a nonconformist as far as the kind of films he makes. While serious......

'Bollywood doesn't excite me'

For a man who 'literally stumbled' into Bollywood, he is pretty wry about the industry. "It's disordered," Arjun Khanna declares. "It doesn't exactly excite me. It [working in Bollywood] was purely......

Arnie: I dont need to take money from anybody

Nearly 25 years after he refused to change his last name to a more acceptable American name, Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Hollywood box-office machine is seeking what could be his toughest......

Women's 4x100m relay team breaks national record at IAAF Meet

The Indian 4x100m women's relay team broke the 18-year-old National record to finish in 4th position at the IAAF World Challenge in Beijing on Wednesday. The 4x100m women relay team comprising......

China's Sun breaks 1500 freestyle world record

China's Sun Yang broke Grant Hackett's 1,500 metres freestyle world record on Sunday to take world championships gold and stake his claim to succeed the Australian as king of long-distance......

Phelps steals show as world records tumble

American Michael Phelps smashed Ian Thorpe's 200 metres freestyle world record on an extraordinary evening at the world championships on Tuesday.Four world records tumbled in the space of 90......

No regrets about decision to quit, says Thorpe

Australian swimming legend Ian Thorpe has no regrets about his decision to quit the pool. The 24-year-old five-time Olympic champion stunned world swimming in November when he announced his......

Jeev eyeing Masters now

Riding high on his success in the Asian and European Tour events, Jeev Milkha Singh has set his sights on becoming the first-ever Indian to play in the Masters by breaking into top-50 in the world......
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Powerful Photos Reveal The Complex Truth About An Island Ruled By Cats

Animal photographer Andrew Marttila says when he first heard about Japan’s “cat islands,” he knew he had to go. He’s best... ...

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