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India-Japan to begin joint military exercise Dharma Guardian 2019 from October 19

Indian Army and Japanese Ground Self Defence Forces (JGSDF) comprises of twenty five soldiers. Every soldier will participate in the exercise with an aim to share experience gained during various counter terrorism operations in respective countries.

Oct 15, 2019, 20:04 PM IST

40 killed, 189 injured as Typhoon Hagibis wreaks havoc in Japan

At least 40 people were killed in the typhoon that left large sections of towns in central and eastern Japan under water, with another 16 missing and 189 injured, public broadcaster NHK said.

Oct 14, 2019, 16:53 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi offers help to typhoon-hit Japan, condoles losses

PM Modi said, "India stands in solidarity with Japan at this difficult hour. Personnel of the Indian Navy, in Japan on a scheduled visit, will be happy to assist immediately.''

Oct 14, 2019, 07:18 AM IST

Toll rises to 35 as typhoon Hagibis lashes Japan

At least 35 people have so far been killed and 17 others are missing as typhoon Hagibis ripped through Japan including Tokyo`s metropolitan area, causing multiple rivers to overflow and power blackouts in 376,000 houses.

Oct 13, 2019, 23:52 PM IST

Indo-Japan joint military exercise Dharma Guardian-2019 to begin from October 19

It is to be noted that India undertakes military training exercises with various countries but Dharma Guardian is significant in terms of security challenges faced by both the nations in the backdrop of global terrorism.

Oct 13, 2019, 09:52 AM IST

Two killed, 60 injured as powerful typhoon Hagibis hits Japan

Typhoon Hagibis, which means "speed" in the Philippine language Tagalog, made landfall on Japan`s main island of Honshu on Saturday evening, bursting some river banks and threatening to flood low-lying Tokyo as it coincides with high tide.

Oct 13, 2019, 08:23 AM IST

Japan evacuates more than 600,000 people as Typhoon Hagibis approaches

Japan has advised more than 600,000 people to evacuate as it prepares to face the Typhoon Hagibis.The approaching typhoon is causing havoc throughout Japan. There are reports of a 50-year-old man dying in a car that was flipped over.

Oct 12, 2019, 20:22 PM IST

5.7 magnitude earthquake rattles Japan as country braces for powerful Typhoon Hagibis

An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale struck Japan on Saturday, country`s Meteorological Agency said. The epicentre of the quake, which occurred at around 6:22 pm (local time), was registered at a depth of 80 kilometres in the Chiba-ken region.

Oct 12, 2019, 17:06 PM IST

30 injured after tropical storm hits Japan

The severe tropical storm has now turned to a low-pressure system even as it was still bringing strong winds and heavy rain across the country, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.

Sep 23, 2019, 14:36 PM IST

A leap into the great wide open at Asia's first Rugby World Cup

Invented at an English school 196 years ago by a rebellious teenager and beloved mostly in former British colonies and France, rugby union has high ambitions for the first foray of their showpiece tournament into Asia.

Sep 19, 2019, 20:34 PM IST

DNA: Is it okay for Men to Cry?

Is it okay for Men to Cry? Know about the advantages of crying.

Sep 11, 2019, 22:38 PM IST

Indian football team created history by drawing against Qatar, says Renedy Singh

India witnessed a 0-0 draw against Qatar during their FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifying clash on Tuesday.

Sep 11, 2019, 22:33 PM IST

Woman killed as typhoon Faxai lashes Tokyo area, cutting power and transport

One of the strongest typhoons to hit the Japanese capital in recent years hit just east of Tokyo on Monday, killing one woman, with record-breaking winds and stinging rain that threatened to burst river banks before heading out to sea.

Sep 09, 2019, 13:43 PM IST

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to visit India in December

Japanese Prime Minister will be visiting India in December for the annual India-Japan summit that alternates between India and Japan. PM Modi had visited Japan last year in October for the summit during which, in a special gesture, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had hosted a private dinner for him at his ancestral home in Yamanashi, the first such reception to be extended to a foreign leader. The two prime ministers are personal friends and have known each other for a long time.

Sep 05, 2019, 11:38 AM IST

6.1 magnitude earthquake rattles Japan's Hokkaido, no casualties reported

An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted Japan`s Hokkaido on Thursday morning.

Aug 29, 2019, 06:52 AM IST

Japan denies it gave away too much in trade talks with US

The US and Japan agreed in principle on Sunday to core elements of a trade deal that U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said they hoped to sign in New York next month.

Aug 26, 2019, 12:02 PM IST

US President Trump, Japan PM Abe at odds on North Korea missile launches

US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe showed their differences over the seriousness of North Korea`s series of short-range missile launches on Sunday, while maintaining that they would remain in synch on the issue.

Aug 25, 2019, 18:15 PM IST

Indian women's hockey team defeat Japan 2-1 in Olympic Test Event

With points on the board, the Indian team will now face Australia on August 18.

Aug 17, 2019, 15:51 PM IST

Indian Navy responds to medical evacuation request from Japanese warship, helps injured crew member

The patient was shifted to a local hospital by the Japanese Consulate.

Aug 16, 2019, 20:33 PM IST

Rogers Cup: Serena Williams overcomes Naomi Osaka challenge to reach semis

The American is bidding to seal her fourth title at the Canadian Open after sealing victories in 2001, 2011, and 2013. 

Aug 10, 2019, 12:13 PM IST