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Japanese girl sues government after school forces her to dye her hair black

Japanese girl sues government after school forces her to dye her hair black

A Japanese teenager is suing the government of Osaka, saying her public high school repeatedly forced her to dye her naturally-brown hair black or be banned from attending school, local media reported on Friday.

Oct 27, 2017, 16:04 PM IST

How I fell in love with Japan…

Japan was perfect - in stillness and in movement; in mannerism, courtesy, beauty, dedication, organisational skills and devotion to the country.

Sep 30, 2016, 16:31 PM IST

Teacher who sat for anthem deserved pay cut: Japan Court

A school was right to cut the pay of a teacher who refused to stand for the national anthem, a Japanese court has ruled.

Jul 07, 2016, 14:13 PM IST
Want to buy back Sharp's headquarters in Osaka: Foxconn

Want to buy back Sharp's headquarters in Osaka: Foxconn

Foxconn Vice Chairman Tai Jeng-wu said on Saturday he wanted Sharp Corp to use part of the funds it will raise from the Taiwan firm`s investment in it to buy back its headquarters in Osaka, western Japan.

Apr 02, 2016, 17:10 PM IST

Boeing 777 makes emergency landing in Japan: ANA

A Boeing 777 operated by Japan`s All Nippon Airways made an emergency landing in Osaka on Wednesday after the plane suffered engine trouble, the airline said.

Aug 26, 2015, 10:15 AM IST
IAAF suspends 28 athletes in doping retests

IAAF suspends 28 athletes in doping retests

The international governing body for athletics, IAAF has suspended 28 athletes following retests of their samples from the 2005 and 2007 world championships.

Aug 12, 2015, 09:43 AM IST

Japan`s second city Osaka voting over reforms

 The people of Osaka started voting Sunday on a plan to streamline Japan`s second city in the mould of global metropolises like London, New York and Tokyo, as the one-time commercial capital seeks to recapture its glory days.

May 17, 2015, 09:52 AM IST

Japan`s second city voting to emerge from Tokyo`s shadow

The people of Osaka vote this weekend on a plan to streamline Japan`s second city in the mould of global metropolises like London, New York and Tokyo, as the one-time commercial capital seeks to recapture its glory days.

May 15, 2015, 10:29 AM IST
Set piece woes add to Socceroos problems ahead of Asian Cup

Set piece woes add to Socceroos problems ahead of Asian Cup

Australia cannot afford to give up goals from set pieces as they did against Japan on Tuesday if they want to win the Asian Cup on home soil in January, according to central defender Alex Wilkinson.

Nov 19, 2014, 14:08 PM IST
Australia`s Samantha Stosur into Osaka final

Australia`s Samantha Stosur into Osaka final

Former US Open winner Samantha Stosur beat Ukraine`s Elina Svitolina on Saturday to reach the Japan Women`s Open final as she seeks the first successful title defence of her career.

Oct 11, 2014, 19:18 PM IST

Japan`s bullet train 'shinkansen' hits half century

Fifty years ago, the first bullet train pulled out of Tokyo station and hurtled across the countryside, heralding Japan`s arrival as a modern economic powerhouse with a transport system soon to become the envy of the world.

Sep 24, 2014, 10:32 AM IST
Australia to face Japan in final Asian Cup warm-up

Australia to face Japan in final Asian Cup warm-up

Australia will warm up for hosting the Asian Cup with a rematch of the 2011 final when they face reigning champions Japan in a friendly in Osaka on Nov. 18.

Sep 11, 2014, 14:49 PM IST

Japan welcomes another Mongolian grand champ

Japan`s sumo authority on Wednesday promoted a Mongolian wrestler to the top rank, consolidating the land-locked nation`s grip on the ancient sport.

Mar 26, 2014, 14:05 PM IST

Japan`s Kameda gives up IBF title

Japanese boxer Daiki Kameda said Wednesday he was giving up the International Boxing Federation super-flyweight title which he had retained despite controversy.

Mar 19, 2014, 16:02 PM IST

Controversial Japan mayor to seek new mandate

The controversial mayor of Japan`s second city, Osaka, is to step down and seek re-election in a bid to prove he has public support for plans to reform local government.

Feb 03, 2014, 14:23 PM IST

Gamera-Shmyrko wins Osaka marathon

Ukraine`s Tetiana Gamera-Shmyrko, running her first full marathon for a year, won the Osaka women`s marathon for the second straight year Sunday.

Jan 26, 2014, 19:14 PM IST

Seven killed in avalanche in Japan

Seven skiers and mountain climbers were killed in an avalanche Saturday on the snowy North Alps mountain range in Japan`s Toyama prefecture.

Nov 23, 2013, 15:39 PM IST

Japanese held over `mass murder` threat on Osaka website

Masaki Kitamura in Osaka has been arrested for allegedly posting a message online that said he intended to ‘perpetrate mass murder’.

Aug 27, 2012, 19:36 PM IST

Defendant pleads not guilty to video parlor arson in Osaka

Defendant pleaded not guilty at the Osaka District Court to charges of arson and murder in connection with a fire at a video-viewing establishment in Osaka.

Sep 14, 2009, 19:53 PM IST