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Japan's Princess Mako marries college sweetheart, loses royal status

Mako and fiance Kei Komuro, both 30, announced their engagement four years ago

26 Oct 2021 10:57 AM

Japan's Parliament elects former diplomat Fumio Kishida as new Prime Minister

Kishida replaces Yoshihide Suga, who resigned with his Cabinet earlier in the day

04 Oct 2021 12:43 PM

Japan's former Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida to become new Prime Minister

Kishida replaces outgoing party leader Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga

29 Sep 2021 12:08 PM

Japan overtakes US on vaccination after starting months later

Japan has administered a total of 145.8 million shots, and over 51% of its population is fully vaccinated

14 Sep 2021 11:48 AM

Tokyo Paralympics: Avani Lekhara becomes first Indian woman to win two medals

Lekhara is not done yet and will next be seen in the mixed 50m rifle prone SH1 event

03 Sep 2021 12:24 PM

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Japan Prime Minister Suga to step down this month: party

Suga announced his intention to resign at an emergency meeting of senior members of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party

03 Sep 2021 10:48 AM

Tokyo Paralympics: Debutant Praveen Kumar clinches silver in men's T64 high jump

The 18-year-old Kumar, competing in his debut Paralympics, set a new Asian record with a 2.07m jump

03 Sep 2021 9:10 AM

Paralympic flame arrives in Tokyo as virus surges days before opening

In the past week, multiple Paralympic flames have been transferred from torch to torch at similar scaled-back events across the country

20 Aug 2021 2:36 PM

Nagasaki marks 76th anniversary of atomic bombing

The Aug. 9, 1945, bombing came three days after the United States made the world's first atomic attack on Hiroshima, killing 140,000

09 Aug 2021 12:17 PM

Neeraj Chopra creates history, wins first gold for India in track and field

Neeraj Chopra began his quest for medal with a massive throw of 87.03 meters and was leading the pack after the end of first attempt

07 Aug 2021 6:17 PM

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Golfer Aditi Ashok misses medal narrowly, ends 4th at Olympics

It was a heartbreaking end to Aditi's campaign considering she started the day in sole second position

07 Aug 2021 12:25 PM

Olympics 2020: Wrestler Sonam Malik loses opening bout on Olympic debut

Sonam had qualified for the Tokyo Games by making the final at the Asian Qualifier in April in Almaty

03 Aug 2021 9:41 AM

Olympics 2020: Indian men's hockey team loses to Belgium in semifinals

The Indian defence was put under relentless pressure by the Belgians

03 Aug 2021 9:13 AM

Olympics 2020: Dutee finishes last in her heat race, fails to qualify for semifinals

Dutee registered a season's best timing of 23.85 seconds to finish seventh and last in Heat 4

02 Aug 2021 9:02 AM

Tokyo Olympics: India men's hockey team defeat Japan 5-3

This was India's fourth win of the ongoing quadrennial event. The Men In Blue will next be in action in the quarter-finals of the mega event

30 Jul 2021 5:00 PM

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Women's hockey: India beat Ireland 1-0, move a step closer to next round

India will now need to win their final Pool A match against South Africa on Saturday

30 Jul 2021 11:30 AM

Lovlina assures India of first boxing medal at Tokyo Olympics

She will now square off against reigning world champion Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey

30 Jul 2021 9:55 AM

Debutant Simranjit loses opening bout to exit Olympic Games

The 26-year-old Indian, seeded fourth, went down 0-5 despite a gritty performance

30 Jul 2021 9:40 AM

Deepika seals last-eight berth, ousts former world champion Russian Perova

Locked 5-5 after the regulation five-setter, the 27-year-old Indian delivered a perfect 10

30 Jul 2021 8:50 AM

Olympics 2020: PV Sindhu beats Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt to enter quarterfinals

The 26-year-old notched up a 21-15 21-13 win over 13th seed Blichfeldt in a 41-minute match

29 Jul 2021 8:29 AM

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