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Modi takes the Shinkansen bullet train ride
Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Saturday travelled in Japan's famed high-speed Shinkansen bullet train. Modi and Abe travelled in the train, whose......
World's oldest person dies in Japan aged 117
Misao Okawa, a Japanese woman recognised by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest living person died on Wedneday, nearly a month after celebrating her 117th birthday. Okawa, died of natural......
Modi's Japan visit: Restructuring a civilisational agenda
The prime minister's outreach to Japan is a recognition of the civilisational potential that the two nations hold and can wield in evolving an era of ‘Asianism’ in global politics, says......
Lalu checks out 300 km/hour bullet train in Japan
Railway Minister Lalu Prasad, who has an ambitious plan for introducing high-speed train corridor in the country, today took a ride on the bullet train in Tokyo.Prasad, accompanied by senior......
Mumbai, Delhi among world's cheapest cities
Mumbai and New Delhi are among the world's cheapest cities while Tokyo and Osaka-Kobe in Japan continue to remain the most expensive, the annual Economist Intelligence Unit's Worldwide Cost of......
'The bullet train can be Modi's legacy'
'The politician in him saw to it that the foundation stone was laid in Ahmedabad in the run-up to the assembly election in Gujarat in 2017.''But the statesman in him also wants it to be his......
10 cities most threatened by natural disasters; Kolkata ranks 7
Photograph: Reuters First the Kashmir floods and then cyclone Hudhud in Visakhapatnam; India recently witnessed the fury of nature. But this is nothing. According to a recent research,......
Modi's Japan tour begins Sunday, to meet Suzuki top brass
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will be on a five-day tour to Japan from Sunday to expand business ties with that country and will also meet auto major Maruti Suzuki's top brass, official......
Sports Shorts: United agree 75m pound fee for Everton's Lukaku
Man Utd agree 75 million pound fee for Everton striker Lukaku IMAGE:Romelu Lukaku. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images Manchester United have agreed a 75 million pound ($97 million)deal for......
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