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Japan, US reach broad agreement on trade deal: reports

'We saw a great progress,' Japan's minister in charge of trade talks with the US, Toshimitsu Motegi, told reporters in Washington.

25 Aug 2019 3:19 PM

Naomi Osaka seeks form, fitness and fun ahead of US Open

Osaka is adamant she will defend her title, saying she would most likely play in New York even against her doctor’s wishes.

22 Aug 2019 6:37 PM

Now you can get a ticket to the Olympics at just USD 60000

Tokyo Olympic organizers are offering hospitality packages to Japan residents with prices soaring to 6.35 million yen (INR 43 lakhs).

22 Aug 2019 3:40 PM

Mind the doors: Japan bullet train runs with door open at 280 km/hr

'The conductor checked the carriage and found that the door was completely open,' a company spokesman told news agency AFP.

22 Aug 2019 11:00 AM

Indian men's hockey team win the final of Olympic Test Event

India's attacking approach in the match paid off as they walked off the pitch as winners of the competition.

21 Aug 2019 12:13 PM

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Mandeep hat-trick helps India beat Japan 6-3 and reach final in Olympic Test Event

The Indian team bounced back from their 1-2 loss against New Zealand with an impressive display in their third match at Oi Hockey Stadium.

20 Aug 2019 1:57 PM

Asia shares edge up as stimulus hopes temper recession worries

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.53 per cent, while Japan’s Nikkei rose 0.54 per cent.

20 Aug 2019 12:13 PM

Indian men's hockey team lose 1-2 to New Zealand in Olympic Test Event

India had made an impressive start to the tournament, thrashing Malaysia 6-0 in their opening match.

19 Aug 2019 11:12 AM

Indian women start with 2-1 win over Japan in Olympic test event

With the majority of the attacks coming from the Indian team, the Japanese sat back and looked to attack on the counter.

17 Aug 2019 3:14 PM

Volcano near Tokyo erupts for first time in 4 years

Mount Asama last erupted in June 2015. There were no injuries in the small eruption.

08 Aug 2019 11:17 AM

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In a first, Japan scientists to grow human organs in animals

It is the first step in what researchers caution is a very long path towards a future.

01 Aug 2019 3:09 PM

Scorching heat kills 11 in Japan

As the temperature continues to rise, the agency and weather officials have warned people to take preventative measures against heatstroke.

31 Jul 2019 6:27 PM

Oil prices rise amid expectations that US Fed will cut rates

Tensions spiked between Iran and the West after Iranian commandos seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf.

30 Jul 2019 11:05 AM

Japan Open: Sindhu, Praneeth proceed to quarter-finals

The 24-year-old Sindhu, after losing first game against Ohori comeback stronger and won the two consecutive games 21-10, 21-13.

25 Jul 2019 8:47 PM

Election of gay lawmaker in Japan spurs hopes for same-sex marriage

Japan’s laws on LGBT+ issues are relatively liberal compared with many Asian countries, with homosexual sex legal since 1880.

24 Jul 2019 4:19 PM

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4 Indian Navy clearance divers participate in Mine Warfare Exercise in Japan

The Indian Navy this year took part in an annual exercise series with the US Navy and JMSDF.

24 Jul 2019 11:53 AM

Nissan to double global job cuts to over 10,000: source

The global plan includes the 4,800 job cuts announced in May and will mostly be at factories overseas with low utilisation rates.

24 Jul 2019 10:35 AM

Man who torched Japan building believed anime studio stole his novel: Report

It was worst mass killing in country with one of world’s lowest crime rates since suspected arson attack in Tokyo killed 44 people in 2001.

20 Jul 2019 8:51 AM

Japan fire: Bodies found in stairwell suggest they were trying to escape

At least 33 feared dead after suspected arson attack on Japanese animation studio.

19 Jul 2019 2:57 PM

Man came in yelling 'you die' before setting Japan animation studio on fire

Japanese media reported the fire might have been set near the front door, forcing people to find other ways out.

19 Jul 2019 2:54 PM

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