Misao Okawa of Japan, world's oldest person dies at age 117

Misao Okawa, a Japanese woman recognised as the world`s oldest person who credited her longevity to "eating delicious things" and getting plenty of rest, died at the age of 117 on Wednesday, Japanese media reported.

Japanese woman rape: Tourism minister terms it 'national shame', dent on India's image

Union Minister of Culture and Tourism Mahesh Sharma on Sunday termed the alleged gang-rape and extortion case of a 23-year-old Japanese tourist in Bihar's Gaya district as a 'national shame'.

60-yr-old held for molesting Japanese woman in flight

A 60-year-old man was arrested here on the charge of molesting a Japanese woman mid-air in a Bangkok-Kolkata Thai Airways flight, airport sources said on Friday.

73-year-old Japanese becomes oldest woman to scale Everest

A 73-year-old Japanese has made history by becoming the oldest woman to scale the world`s highest mountain, Mount Everest, topping a record.

Three get life term for raping Japanese woman

Three persons were on Monday sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here for raping a 25-year-old Japanese tourist, in a trial that lasted less than a month.