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The moments that shaped 2016

'The year in pictures' treks across the globe, looking back on the moments that shaped 2016. From the United States presidential race, to demonetisation in India to the refugee crisis, the news......

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......

How the world must deal with North Korea

IMAGE: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un watches a long-range rocket launch in February. Photograph: Kyodo/Reuters While trying to persuade North Korea to give up its provocative actions, engaging......

Japan remembers Hiroshima on 71st anniversary of atomic bombing

Japan on Saturday marked 71 years since the city of Hiroshima was destroyed by a US atomic bomb, as its mayor urged the world to unite in abolishing nuclear weapons. IMAGE: People pray in front of......

Bullet train between Delhi and Chennai soon?

Image: A high speed bullet train. Photograph: Kind courtesy, Wikimedia Commons The railways ministry is considering implementing a high-speed bullet train service between Delhi-Chennai. Union......

Bullet trains in India: Fast track to nowhere?

Nowhere in the world do bullet trains make money, though a lot of them make operational profits, much like the metros, which helps them run their service in an uninterrupted way, notes Bhupesh......

Markets end flat on Sep F&O expiry, BHEL zooms 7%

Benchmark indices ended marginally positive amid volatile trading session as investors adopted a wait-and-watch stance following the rollovers in the F&O segment to October series. The Sensex ended......

Japan to grant India $2.32 bn aid

India and Japan have agreed to promote their bilateral strategic and global partnership especially in economic and security areas, with Tokyo granting a $2.32 billion aid for infrastructure......

Now, ATMs that scan your hand to shell out cash

Forgot your ATM card at home? No worries, this Japanese machine will scan your hand and give cash.A regional bank in Japan today started operating ATMs for cash withdrawals, deposits and balance......

The World Still Loves Marilyn Monroe!

Proof that we just can't have enough of this iconic sex symbol from 1960s Hollywood.In the relentlessly fickle world of films, sustaining a long career is no mean feat. Then there are some like......

Nishikori vs Chung: Asian eyes on Paris

‘I'm looking for him, because he's really good. And he's number one in Asia and he's top 10’ IMAGE:  Kei Nishikori of Japan hits a forehand. Photograph: Adam Pretty/Getty Images......

Veteran Gatlin claims 100 metres victory at Japan Golden Prix

IMAGE:   Aska Cambridge of Japan, left, and Justin Gatlin of the USA compete in the 100m during the Golden Grand Prix at Todoroki Athletics Stadium. Photograph: Atsushi Tomura/Getty......

Japan chief questioned over Tokyo bid payment, claims report

Tokyo prosecutors have questioned the president of the Japan Olympic Committee over controversial payments made to a Singaporean consulting firm during the bidding for the 2020 Summer Games, Kyodo......

Infantino defends use of video replays at Club World Cup

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has defended the use of the video assistant referee system at the ongoing Club World Cup in Japan after the technology sparked controversy on both instances it was......

Nishikori targets top 3 ranking for next year

IMAGE: Kei Nishikori returns a shot during the semi-final match against Stan Wawrinka on Day 12 of the 2016 US Open. Photograph: Michael Reaves/Getty Images Kei Nishikori has set his sights on......
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Tepco spots possible nuclear fuel debris at another Fukushima reactor -Kyodo

Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco), the operator of Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant, may have found nuclear fuel debris below the damaged No. 3... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-tepco-spots-possible-nuclear-fuel-debris-at-another-fukushima-reactor-kyodo-2509478
Japan doctor who practiced until months before his death dies at age 105

A centenarian Japanese doctor who saw patients until just months before his death and helped set up the medical systems that have made Japan one of... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-japan-doctor-who-practiced-until-months-before-his-death-dies-at-age-105-2505988
Japan executes two death row inmates

Japan on Thursday executed two death row inmates, the Ministry of Justice announced.According to Kyodo News, Masakatsu Nishikawa, 61, one of the... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a756143.html
Deadly floods sweep southern Japan

Huge floods engulfing parts of southern Japan are reported to have killed at least six people and left hundreds stranded as the torrents swept away... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/deadly-floods-sweep-southern-japan-117070700030_1.html
7 missing after US Navy destroyer collides with merchant vessel off Japan

Seven crew members are reportedly missing and one injured after a United States Navy destroyer collided with a merchant ship off the coast of... ...

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