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Bullet trains and more: Modi, Abe's big plans

'Modi and Abe are working seriously for India-Japan bonhomie to grow stronger.''It is a win-win situation for both countries and the future look promising,' says Rajaram Panda, the Indian Council......

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......

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......

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......

Japan to levy tax to counter global warming in '11

Japan, the world's third largest economy, will introduce an environmental tax from year to boost revenue and promote energy conservation steps to counter global warming.The Government Tax......

Toshiba, Gates to work on next-gen nuclear reactor

Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Japanese electronics giant Toshiba Corp. are discussing the possibility of jointly developing a cheaper next-generation nuclear reactor that can operate for up to......

China is the world's largest exporter now

China has zipped past Germany as the world's largest exporter after German exports slumped 18.4 per cent in 2009, the sharpest fall since 1950.Germany's exports last year fell 18.4 per cent from......

Straight out of the movies! Canoeist spikes rival's drink...

IMAGE: A Japanese canoeist reacts (picture for representational purpose only). Photograph: Rob Carr/Getty Images A Japanese sprint canoeist is facing a life ban after admitting to spiking a......

North Korea likely to participate in Winter Olympics in South Korea

IMAGE: The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics mascot Soohorang, Paralympics mascot Bandabi and the Olympic Rings are displayed at the Gyeongpodae beach in Gangneung, South Korea. Photograph: Kim......

No coach, no problem as Pliskova targets WTA Finals

'Obviously I need a coach, but it's not the main thing in my team. I can play good even without a coach' IMAGE: Karolina Pliskova is the first Czech to be number one since the rankings were......

Sports Shorts: India shuttlers win big at Ukraine international

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Sunday   IMAGE: K Nandagopal and Mahima Aggarwal combined to win the mixed doubles event at the Kharkiv International badminton......

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......
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BOJ's Kuroda says FX rates should reflect fundamentals - Kyodo

advanced economies that currency rates should move stably reflecting economic fundamentals, Kyodo news agency reported. Kuroda's remarks were made... ...
Japan conveys concern over Rohingya to Myanmar's Suu Kyi - Kyodo

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono conveyed serious concern over Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims to the country's leader, Aung San... ...
Straight out of the movies! Canoeist spikes rival's drink...

IMAGE: A Japanese canoeist reacts (picture for representational purpose only). Photograph: Rob Carr/Getty Images A Japanese sprint canoeist is... ...
Trump Says US Open to North Korea Talks at the Right Time

South, North Korea expected to talk this week about Olympics President Donald Trump said the U.S. was open to joining discussions with South Korea... ...

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