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IN PHOTOS: Plane crashes into homes in Tokyo, 3 dead

An airplane crashed into a residential area in Tokyo on Sunday, setting fire to several houses and reportedly killing three people, according to officials and local media.   A five-seater......

7.0 magnitude quake rocks Tokyo, no tsunami warning

A powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit a wide area in eastern and northeastern Japan on Sunday, rattling buildings in Tokyo and jolting the nation still recovering from last year's quake-tsunami......

Will the Chinese hegemony come to an end?

An aggressive Pyongyang is likely to force Seoul and Tokyo to build nuclear deterrents and thus thwart Beijing's ambitions, says Deepak Lal. I have recently been in Seoul to attend a meeting of......

Hope fades for missing people in Lanka garbage mishap, toll 24

Hundreds of rescuers raced against time on Sunday to find survivors after a mountain of garbage collapsed on dozens of homes following a fire near the Sri Lankan capital two days ago, as the death......

WTF News! It's Weird, True and Funny

Here's a collection of stories that prove we live in a truly mad, mad world. 1) Bald Men Club of Japan hold competition -- to celebrate baldness More than 30 bald men gathered at a......

Sony Walkman is 30!

On June 22, 1979, when the journalists arrived at the Sony Building located in the Ginza area of Tokyo, they were escorted onto a bus and each handed a Walkman. They were taken to Yoyogi (a major......

4 Indian cities among the world's cheapest

Singapore retained its title as the world's most expensive city for the fourth consecutive year, while Hong Kong remained second, closely followed by Zurich at the 3rd place. Bengaluru skyline......

Why Japan is betting big on Indian pharma cos

One reason Japan is betting highly on Indian pharma is that these companies have strong cash flows, low leverage and high debt capacity for medium to large sized acquisitions, report Sohini Das &......

How India can raise $1,000,000,000,000 to fund infrastructure projects

Diwesh Sharan, of Asian Development Bank, says beside the PPP model and viability gap funding, there is a 3rd option - value capture - to raise funds for India's ambitious infrastructure projects.......

Mumbai, 14th wealthiest city in the world!

India’s financial hub boasts of total wealth worth $820 billion India's financial hub Mumbai has been named among top 15 cities globally in terms of total wealth held, while London topped......

Tokyo area comes to halt for Beckham visit

Helicopters whirred overhead and normally industrious office workers poured onto the streets on Friday as a downtown Tokyo area came to a halt for a rare visit by football icon David Beckham.The......

Despite criticism, NRAI says mixed gender events will benefit India

'An example is mixed pair test event over here in air pistol (which Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu won). So we have the best chance of picking up an extra medal in the two air events. That's why I......

Sania, Paes enjoy success but egos dash India's Olympic dream in 2016

The Olympic medal drought looks likely to continue for India until a player arrives at the stage who is not spoilt by politics and ego and also has the game to challenge the best in the world.......

How India can win 50 Olympic medals in 2024

The NITI Aayog has big plans for Indian sport, reports Sanjeeb Mukherjee.   IMAGE: Olympic Silver medalist P V Sindhu, one of two Indian medal winners in Rio. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty......

I'm ready to retire, says Phelps

‘I am NOT going four more years’ ‘...And I'm standing by that’ IMAGE: Michael Phelps of the United States. Photograph: Al Bello/Getty Images. No means no. No amount of......
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Tokyo 2020 living with spectre of killer quake

For modern Olympic host cities, the twin threats of terrorism and financial ruin constantly loom. But spare a thought for Tokyo 2020 organisers,... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/tokyo-2020-living-with-spectre-of-killer-quake-117072100423_1.html
Chinese ships enter Japanese territorial waters off northwest Kyushu island for first time

[Japan], July 16 (ANI): Two Chinese coastguard ships entered Japanese waters on Saturday and sailed for more than one hour near Okinoshima Island... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/chinese-ships-enter-japanese-territorial-waters-off-northwest-kyushu-island-for-first-time-news-international-rhqnMjffchibe.html
Japan's Tepco to speed up post-Fukushima decisions - new chairman

By Osamu Tsukimori and Kentaro Hamada TOKYO (Reuters) - The owner of the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant will push to resolve debate... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/japans-tepco-to-speed-up-post-fukushima-decisions---new-chairman-news-commodities-rhnwH4ciciaaa.html
Inside Philip Morris' campaign to subvert the global anti-smoking treaty

By Aditya Kalra, Paritosh Bansal, Duff Wilson and Tom Lasseter NEW DELHI/LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - A group of cigarette company executives... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/special-report-inside-philip-morris-campaign-to-subvert-the-global-anti-smoking-treaty-news-others-rhnrxfafheaii.html
Japan floods death toll rises to 25, further downpours predicted

The death toll from torrential rains and flooding that swept through Japan's south has reached 25, the government said on Tuesday, as rescue teams... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-japan-floods-death-toll-rises-to-25-further-downpours-predicted-2498455

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