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Blast at Japan's controversial Yasukuni shrine, no injuries


Yasukuni has been the target of criticism from Japan's neighbours

Blast hits Tokyo war shrine, no one injured

A suspected explosive device damaged a bathroom at Tokyo’s Yasukuni Shrine on Monday, but no one at the controversial war memorial was hurt, officials and news reports said.

Luxury Kit Kats on sale in Japan at $16 a finger


For chocolate lovers with cash to burn, a gold-coated Kit Kat bar will hit stores in Japan later this month, but at an eye-watering 2,016 yen ($16) a finger it will only be available for the lucky few

Asian shares hang on to gains, commodities battered

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Many economies in Asia and emerging markets are still not doing that good

Automakers battle for high-tech dominance on the road to self-driving car

A self-driving car being tested (Photo: AP/File)

Advances in "semi-autonomy" have sparked a high-tech automotive arms race

Human roadblock for Japan firms developing autonomous cars


Japanese car manufacturers will have to convince the public that letting go of the wheel in a self-driving car is safe, while also dealing with the biggest threat to the cars’ security: the humans usi

Mitsubishi jet in 1st flight, in step for Japan aviation

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The aircraft took off in the central Japanese city of Nagoya, as seen in a live webcast

Toyota invests $1 billion in artificial intelligence in US


Toyota Motor Corp executive technical adviser Gill Pratt delivers a speech during a press conference on artificial intelligence in Tokyo on Friday. — AP

Toyota plans US artificial intelligence research with focus on self-driving cars

Toyota Motor Corp to set up a research and development company to develop self-driving cars (Representational Image)

Toyota to invest $1 billion in R&D over the next five years

Toyota invests USD 1 billion in artificial intelligence in US


Toyota already uses sophisticated robotic arms and computers in auto production

Participating in the Constitution Day deliberations in Parliament on November 26, home minister Rajnath Singh spoke about how the words “secular” and “socialist” were interpolated into the Preamble in

After scoring an unprecedented victory at the hustings and with the din of electioneering having died out, it’s back to business for Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.