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Narendra Modi reaches Japan to boost defence, energy ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaches Osaka International Airport, Japan (Photo: Twitter)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew into Japan on Saturday on a five-day official visit as their governments seek to boost security ties and counter a increasingly assertive China.

Panasonic, Tata join hands in water treatment: report

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The two partners are aiming to commercialise the system by March 2019

Godzilla stomps back in ultra HD, wires intact

A file photo of a large-size figure of Godzilla in a diorama on display at Cheepa’s gallery in Tokyo. 	— AP

At a humble Tokyo laboratory, Godzilla, including the 1954 black-and-white original, is stomping back with a digital makeover that delivers four times the image quality of high definition.

Japanese 111-year-old is world’s oldest man

Sakari Momoi, 111, receives a certificate from Guinness World Records naming him as the world’s oldest man

A Japanese man born months before the Wright brothers carried out the first human flight was recognised on Wednesday as the world’s oldest male at the age of 111.Sakari Momoi, a former high school pri

Green power blooms as Japan unveils ‘hydrangea solar cell’

A solar cell that resembles a flower is offering a new take on green energy in Japan, where one scientist is searching for renewables that look good.

Japan's Skymark Airlines surges on AirAsia takeover report

AirAisa India (Photo: PTI)

AirAsia's chief executive dismissed the reports saying he had "never seen such rubbish"

Japanese politicians visit Yasukuni war shrine

People release white doves during a ceremony at the controversial Yasukuni shrine to honour the dead in Tokyo on Friday.  	— AFP

Dozens of Japanese politicians visited a controversial war shrine Friday in a move criticised by China and South Korea, which condemn it as a symbol of Tokyo’s militarist past.

Japan to send legendary Hello Kitty into space


Hello Kitty, Japan’s ambassador of cute, is on a government-funded mission to space.The project to launch Sanrio Co Ltd’s white cat with a pink bow into orbit is part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s pu

Japan’s Kamikaze pilots say war horrors lost on young


Kamikaze pilot Yutaka Kanbe should have died nearly seven decades ago.It was only Tokyo’s surrender on August 15, 1945, that saved him from the fate of thousands whose suicide missions came to define

Russia drill on disputed isles irks Japan

Japan “strongly protested” on Wednesday against Russian military exercises on Pacific islands that it also claims and which have been at the root of strained relations between the two countries since

On July 22, 2014, an international partnership across India, Africa and the US launched the “One Agriculture-One Science: A Global Education Consortium” initiative aimed at revitalising global agricultural education, capacity building and technology transfer.

A few weeks ago a public school in the National Capital Region organised an Id Milan during school hours for students. Not all students were invited to it. During the mid-morning recess, teachers instructed Muslim students to line up and go to the place for the function.