2011 earthquake

Cherry blossom-themed torch unveiled for Tokyo 2020 Olympic, Paralympic games

The 1.2-kilogram torch is made from aluminium, 30 percent of which has been salvaged from the temporary housing built in the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake.

Mar 20, 2019, 16:20 PM IST

Japan marks 2011 earthquake, tsunami, nuclear disaster

Japan pauses on Friday to mark five years since an offshore earthquake spawned a monster tsunami that left about 18,500 people dead or missing along its northeastern coast and sparked the worst nuclear disaster in a quarter century.

Mar 11, 2016, 09:55 AM IST