Japan

N-Korea conducts 2nd missile test in less than a week after Kim Jong Un urged more military advances

The suspected ballistic missile launch was detected around 7:27 am (2227 GMT) from an inland area of North Korea toward the ocean off its east coast, South Korea`s Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement.

Jan 11, 2022, 07:00 AM IST

US, Japan strengthen military corporation to combat rising Chinese threat

The comments from the two allies, in a joint statement that followed a virtual meeting of their foreign and defence ministers, highlight how deepening alarm about China - and growing tension over Taiwan - have put Japan`s security role in focus.

Jan 07, 2022, 15:13 PM IST

Indian Railways will use Japanese tools and methods to upgrade accident enquiry process

An order issued by the Railway Board said the Fishbone technique and other tools like the 5-why analysis would lead to better determination of the root-cause and, thereby, minimising the chances of recurrence.

Jan 07, 2022, 13:38 PM IST

In Pics: World's first Dual Mode Vehicle (DMV) debuts, can run both on road and rail

The DMV can carry up to 21 passengers and runs at a speed of 60 km/h (37 mph) on rail tracks and can go as fast as around 100 km/h (62 mph) on public roads, Asa Coast Railway said.

Dec 27, 2021, 14:31 PM IST

Asian Champions Trophy: India to clash with Japan in their final round-robin match

The three-time champions India are unbeaten in this tournament so far and are also on top of the points table with 7 points in their kitty from two wins and one draw.

Dec 19, 2021, 06:55 AM IST

At least 27 people feared dead in building fire in Japan's Osaka, says report

A fire broke out in a building in Japan's Osaka on Friday, claiming as many as 27 people, according to NHK television report. 

Dec 17, 2021, 08:55 AM IST

Earthquake in Honshu, Japan, measures 6.5

Earthquake in Honshu, Japan, measures 6.5

Nov 29, 2021, 20:42 PM IST

After Israel, Japan bars foreigners as WHO flags global risk from Omicron COVID-19 variant

Omicron, first identified in southern Africa, has so far been found in Australia, Belgium, Botswana, Britain, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands and Scotland.

Nov 29, 2021, 14:39 PM IST

Indian Lunar lander, Japanese rover to explore Moon in LUPEX mission, says JAXA official

LUPEX (Lunar Polar Exploration Mission) will feature an Indian Lunar lander and a Japanese rover, Dr.Hiroshi Yamakawa, President, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) said. 

Nov 25, 2021, 10:58 AM IST

UK invites ASEAN to G-7 Summit, signifies 'growing Indo-Pacific tilt'

Britain will be hosting this year`s G-7 meet and has for the first time invited the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), signifying a "growing Indo-Pacific tilt."

Nov 22, 2021, 19:14 PM IST

Europe, Asia report bird flu outbreak

The spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza, commonly called bird flu, has put the poultry industry on alert.

Nov 15, 2021, 17:16 PM IST

QUAD Summits on the anvil: Japan to host in 2022, India in 2023, Australia in 2024

The QUAD members had held their first in-person summit in Washington in September this year.

Nov 14, 2021, 14:05 PM IST

Knife attack on train in Germany leaves several people injured

The police said multiple people were injured but did not provide a specific number, also, there is no information available about the attacker.

Nov 06, 2021, 16:56 PM IST

Man arrested for stabbing 10, trying to start fire at Tokyo train

The attack happened inside the Keio train near the Kokuryo station. Television footage showed a number of firefighters, police officials and paramedics rescuing the passengers, many of whom escaped through train windows.

Oct 31, 2021, 20:07 PM IST

Japan's Mount Aso erupts, blasts ash several miles into the sky

Mount Aso, a tourist destination on the main southern island of Kyushu, spewed plumes of ash 3.5 km (2.2 miles) high when it erupted at about 11:43 a.m. (0243 GMT), the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

Oct 20, 2021, 18:10 PM IST

From beef bowls to coffee, cost surge squeezes Japan's salaryman staples

The 78-year-old, who owns Heckeln, an old-school coffee shop in Tokyo's Toranomon business district. the wholesale cost of his main product has surged 5% in the last three months.

Oct 15, 2021, 16:44 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi talks to Japan's new prime minister, enhancing cooperation in Indo-Pacific key agenda

"I look forward to working with him to further strengthen India-Japan Special Strategic and Global Partnership and to enhance cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region," Modi said while congratulating Fumio Kishida

 

Oct 08, 2021, 17:28 PM IST

Japan earthquake: Number of injured in Greater Tokyo area rises to 32

A powerful earthquake struck the capital region of Japan on Thursday. 

Oct 08, 2021, 08:58 AM IST

Strong earthquake of 6.1 magnitude jolts Tokyo, no tsunami warning

A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 jolted Tokyo and surrounding areas late on Thursday, stopping train lines and causing sporadic power cuts, but there were no reports of major damage, Japan`s public broadcaster NHK said.

Oct 07, 2021, 21:49 PM IST

Japan's Parliament elects former diplomat Fumio Kishida as new PM

Japan's Parliament on Monday elected Fumio Kishida as the new prime minister, who will tasked with quickly tackling the pandemic and security challenges before an imminent national election.

Oct 04, 2021, 11:27 AM IST