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Japan military holds live fire drills at Mount Fuji

Japan military holds live fire drills at Mount Fuji

Around 2,400 soldiers, as well as tanks, field guns and helicopters were deployed at training grounds in the foothills of the iconic mountain, about 80 km west of Tokyo.

Aug 24, 2017, 15:42 PM IST
China chides Japan for backing India on Doklam

China chides Japan for backing India on Doklam

"I have seen the Japanese Ambassador in India really wants to support India. I want to remind him not to randomly make comments before clarifying relevant facts," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said.

Aug 18, 2017, 16:06 PM IST
US general pledges to defend Japan from North Korean attack

US general pledges to defend Japan from North Korean attack

Dunford and his Japanese counterpart Katsutoshi Kawano agreed to work together to strengthen missile defense systems.

Aug 18, 2017, 13:51 PM IST
Doklam stand-off: Japan extends support to India, Bhutan

Doklam stand-off: Japan extends support to India, Bhutan

In a major development, Japan has decided to support India and Bhutan in the ongoing India-China border standoff at Doklam in Sikkim. There should be no attempt to change the status quo on the ground by force, said Japanese ambassador Kenji Hiramatsu.

Aug 18, 2017, 10:27 AM IST
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sends ritual offering to war dead shrine on WW2 surrender anniversary

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sends ritual offering to war dead shrine on WW2 surrender anniversary

Tensions in the region weighed on the minds of many who visited the shrine.

Aug 15, 2017, 11:14 AM IST
Usain Bolt fails to strike in his final race, goes down with cramp in 4×100m relay

Usain Bolt fails to strike in his final race, goes down with cramp in 4×100m relay

Bolt missed out on his bid to retain his 100m title earlier in the week, losing out to Gatlin and silver medallist Christian Coleman, who ran relay anchor for the Americans on Saturday.

Aug 13, 2017, 06:49 AM IST
Japan deploys missile defence over North Korea threat to Guam: Reports

Japan deploys missile defence over North Korea threat to Guam: Reports

Television footage showed military vehicles carrying launchers and other equipment for the surface-to-air system entering a Japanese base in Kochi before dawn.

Aug 12, 2017, 09:30 AM IST
'Unexploded WWII bomb' found at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant

'Unexploded WWII bomb' found at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant

There was no impact on ongoing decommissioning operations at the nuclear plant, which suffered meltdowns in March 2011 after a powerful earthquake spawned a huge tsunami.

 

Aug 10, 2017, 13:07 PM IST

Japan conducts joint air drills with US amid rising threats from North Korea

TOKYO - Japan said it had conducted joint air drills with U.S.

Aug 10, 2017, 06:40 AM IST
China accuses Japan of meddling in South China Sea dispute

China accuses Japan of meddling in South China Sea dispute

China claims almost all of South China Sea and also laid claims on the Senkaku islands under the control of Japan in East China Sea and resorted to aggressive patrols in the last two years.

Aug 09, 2017, 20:39 PM IST

DNA: This is how Japan treats and takes care of its elderly citizens - Watch

DNA : This segment offers you vast information about condition of elderly people in Japan. But, even after having large population of aged people, Japan has learnt to take care of them.

Aug 09, 2017, 10:36 AM IST
Australia, Japan, US call for South China Sea code to be legally binding

Australia, Japan, US call for South China Sea code to be legally binding

Australia, Japan and the United States also "voiced their strong opposition to coercive unilateral actions that could alter the status quo and increase tensions".

 

Aug 07, 2017, 16:18 PM IST

US sailor missing during South China Sea joint naval drill

The incident comes weeks after seven American sailors were killed when their Navy destroyer collided with a Philippine-flagged cargo ship in a busy shipping channel off Japan`s coast.

Aug 02, 2017, 12:28 PM IST

Japan's foreign minister set to take party post in Cabinet reshuffle: Report

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will appoint Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida to a senior party post, while former defence minister Itsunori Onodera will take up the position again in a Cabinet reshuffle, NHK public television said on Wednesday.

Aug 02, 2017, 10:15 AM IST
Indian Navy band to perform at Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Indian Navy band to perform at Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo boasts of performances from over 50 bands, and nearly 8,500 visitors attending the daily performances.

Jul 30, 2017, 20:33 PM IST
North Korea fires missile, possibly ICBM, into sea off east coast

North Korea fires missile, possibly ICBM, into sea off east coast

The apparent missile may have landed in Japan's exclusive economic zone, NHK said.

Jul 28, 2017, 21:08 PM IST
India gold discount widens to max in seven months; higher prices hurt demand

India gold discount widens to max in seven months; higher prices hurt demand

Meanwhile, in Japan, premiums were unchanged at 25 cents per ounce over the benchmark prices. 

Jul 28, 2017, 16:52 PM IST
Japan chief cabinet secretary Suga says Japan to impose additional sanctions on North Korea

Japan chief cabinet secretary Suga says Japan to impose additional sanctions on North Korea

No secret of its plans to develop a nuclear-tipped missile.

Jul 28, 2017, 09:35 AM IST

Japan's main opposition party chief steps down

The Japan-born Renho apologised at the time, but issues surrounding her former Taiwan status deriving from her father's origins on the island, a former Japanese colony, refused to go away.

 

Jul 27, 2017, 16:37 PM IST

Japan's defence minister expected to resign on Friday: Reports

Japan`s embattled Defence Minister Tomomi Inada will resign on Friday over the suspected cover-up of information related to a UN peacekeeping mission and a former defence minister is already lined up to take her place, media said.

Jul 27, 2017, 16:31 PM IST