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No fuel for cremation, Japan buries its dead

In the severely damaged prefectures of Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima in Japan, at least 125 children and students were killed and 1,600 remained missing following the March 11 disaster, authorities......

Japan rocked by 6.0 magnitude aftershock

A strong 6.0 magnitude aftershock on Saturday rocked Japan's Fukushima prefecture, a day after a devastating earthquake triggered a tsunami that has left at least 1,700 people dead or unaccounted......

Japan floods: 10,000 flee as island nation hit by 'unprecedented' rains

Unprecedented rainfall in Japan unleashed heavy floods on Friday that ripped through parts of the island nation on Thursday, forcing more than 1 lakh people from their homes. A man holding a tray......

World's oldest man, Sakari Momoi, dies at 112

The world’s oldest man Sakari Momoi has died at 112 of chronic kidney failure in Japan, officials said on Tuesday. Momoi, the former high school principal and father of five children, died at......

4 years on: Tears and prayers mark Japan's tsunami

Japan marks the fourth anniversary of a quake-tsunami disaster that swept away thousands of people and sparked a nuclear crisis, a tragedy that has left visible scars on the landscape and continues......

Japan: Factories remain shut, price hike likely

Natural disasters have dented Japan's economy in the past. But this time, the severity and magnitude is hard to comprehend. The aftershocks of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan will be felt in......
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Japan restarts full commercial operation of second n-reactor

A second nuclear reactor resumed full commercial operation on Tuesday at the Sendai nuclear plant in Japan's Kagoshima prefecture under safety... ...
Magnitude-7 earthquake strikes off southwest Japan

A tsunami advisory for Kagoshima prefecture and a string of small islands was lifted at 7:20 am. (Source: Google map) A magnitude 7.0 earthquake... ...
Disaster management training begins at Japan n-plant

Tokyo, Nov 8 The Japanese government on Sunday started a two-day comprehensive disaster drill at a nuclear power plant in Ehime prefecture.... ...
CFS follows up on illegal import of fresh radish and cabbage from Japan

The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department announced today (November 6) that a consignment of fresh... ...
Japan regulator urges finding another body to run fast-breeder reactor

TOKYO Nov 4 The Japanese nuclear regulator recommended on Wednesday that the government find an alternative entity to operate the troubled Monju... ...

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