14 May 2021
Petition with over 3,51,000 signatures to cancel Tokyo Olympics submitted
A petition to cancel the Tokyo Olympics with more than 3,51,000 signatures was submitted to the city's governor on Friday.
12 May 2021
Japan: Spike in deaths at home amid fourth COVID-19 wave
The fourth COVID-19 wave is wreaking havoc in Japan where people are dying of the disease at home as highly infectious variants fuel surge in cases.
07 May 2021
Olympics: Indian rower Arjun highlights the strict guidelines in place
Indian rowers Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in men's lightweight double sculls event after finishing second in the final race of the Asia-Oceania Continental Qualifying Regatta in Tokyo on Friday.
15 Apr 2021
Japan's ruling party official says canceling Tokyo Games 'an option'
Toshihiro Nikai, the secretary-general of Japan's ruling party, on Thursday said canceling the Olympics could be an option if the novel coronavirus pandemic keeps gripping the country.
20 Mar 2021
Powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake jolts northeastern Japan; tsunami advisory issued
A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.2 on Saturday struck off the coast of northeastern Japan that also triggered a tsunami warning for the country's northeast coast.
13 Feb 2021
Powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake off Japan's northeastern coast rocks Fukushima, Miyagi
A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.0 on the Richter scale struck off the coast of northeastern Japan late on Saturday, jolting Fukushima, Miyagi, and Tokyo, among other areas.
11 Feb 2021
Tokyo 2020 Olympics president expected to resign: Here's why
Tokyo 2020 Olympics president Yoshiro Mori is set to step down after he made sexist remarks about women.
26 Jan 2021
Florida offers to host Tokyo Olympics: Details here
Florida's Chief Financial Officer, on Monday, told the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that the state would be happy to host the Olympics Games if Japan decide to back out.
25 Jan 2021
2021 Suzuki GSX-R125 goes official in Japan
Japanese automaker Suzuki has launched the 2021 version of the GSX-R125 motorbike in its home country. It comes in a new 'Stronger Red with Titan Black' dual-tone color option.
23 Jan 2021
Yamaha SR400 Final Edition motorbike launched in Japan: Details here
Japanese automaker Yamaha has launched the last iteration of its iconic retro roadster, the SR400 Final Edition, in Japan. A limited-run variant of the two-wheeler will also debut in March, whose production will be restricted to just 1,000 units.
22 Jan 2021
Nobita and Shizuka finally exchange vows in new Doraemon film!
Doraemon, the Japanese manga and anime series, is a humongous hit in India.
19 Jan 2021
2021 Suzuki GSX-S125 with new color options launched in Japan
Japanese automaker Suzuki has launched the 2021 GSX-S125 motorbike in its home country.
09 Jan 2021
'Slam Dunk' gets anime film, Toei Animation to make it
There are a lot of manga artists, but few are as influential as Takehiko Inoue.
05 Jan 2021
Limited-run Suzuki Katana motorbike launched in Japan
Japanese automaker Suzuki has launched the Katana motorbike in its home country. The sports tourer is offered in a single Candy Darling Red color and only 100 units will be produced.
04 Jan 2021
Honda develops a 'mask' for cars, may kill COVID-19 virus
With the COVID-19 pandemic refusing to slow down, any degree of precaution should be considered less.
03 Jan 2021
Badminton world number one Kento Momota tests positive for COVID-19
Badminton world number one Kento Momota, on Sunday, tested positive for coronavirus.
29 Dec 2020
Toyota's C+pod is an ultra-compact electric car for two passengers
Japanese automaker Toyota has launched a new compact electric car, called C+pod, in its home country. It comes in two variants: X and G.
28 Dec 2020
UK to Japan: These countries have reported new coronavirus strain
Just as vaccines against COVID-19 were starting to roll out in parts of the world, a new strain of the coronavirus has stirred global panic.
24 Dec 2020
Honda CB1300 range of motorcycles launched in Japan: Details here
Honda has launched the CB1300 range of bikes in Japan. It comes in four variants- Super Four, Super Four SP, Super Bold'or, and the Super Bold'or SP.
22 Dec 2020
US President Trump presents Legion of Merit to PM Modi
US President Donald Trump on Monday presented the Legion of Merit to PM Narendra Modi for his leadership in elevating the strategic partnership of the two countries and the emergence of India as a global power.
01 Dec 2020
Kawasaki 2021 Ninja 250 unveiled in Japan: Details here
Kawasaki has launched the Ninja 250 motorcycle in Japan for the year 2021. It is offered in two color variants: Metallic Carbon Gray and Kawasaki Racing Team (KRT).
27 Nov 2020
Suzuki Solio Bandit MPV, with a hybrid powertrain, unveiled
Japanese automaker Suzuki has introduced a new Solio Bandit multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) in its home country.
24 Oct 2020
Don't want India-China military standoff in Ladakh to escalate: US
Ahead of the crucial India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, senior officials of the Trump administration said the United States is closely watching the India-China military standoff in Ladakh, adding they do not want the situation to escalate.
19 Oct 2020
Amid India-China border row, Australia to join Malabar naval exercise
The Defence Ministry on Monday announced that Australia will be joining the upcoming Malabar naval exercise, completing the Quad or quadrilateral coalition along with the United States and Japan.
07 Oct 2020
In 14 countries, most people have unfavorable views toward China
China no longer evokes emotions of goodwill, at least among 14 advanced countries, that were surveyed by the US-based Pew Research Center. The findings of the research, published on Tuesday, showed China's unpopularity has reached historic highs in the last year.
15 Sep 2020
Blaming "we don't want you" taxes, Toyota halts India expansion
Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer Toyota has decided to not expand its operations in India, courtesy high taxes, a report in Bloomberg said on Tuesday.
14 Sep 2020
Yoshihide Suga to succeed Shinzo Abe as Japan's Prime Minister
Yoshihide Suga (71) is set to become the next Prime Minister of Japan after the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) elected him as the new head.
31 Aug 2020
Toyota Yaris Cross, with electric four-wheel-drive system, launched
Japanese automaker Toyota has launched the new Yaris Cross compact SUV in its home country.
29 Aug 2020
Tech brand files $20mn lawsuit against Kanye West for non-payment
Popular rapper Kanye West might be running for office, but in the process is reportedly leaving a trail of small-to-moderate corporate companies across the world angry and fuming over non-payment for services he had ordered for.
28 Aug 2020
Japan's longest-serving Prime Minister Shinzo Abe resigns over health issues
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe tendered his resignation on Friday, hours after reports suggested he would take such a step as his health has deteriorated.
23 Aug 2020
Now, there are 'see-through' public toilets in Japan
If you ever visit a park in Tokyo's Shibuya neighborhood, you may find something rather odd - a transparent toilet.
22 Jul 2020
You can wear this mouse-sized air conditioner
Even though most of us remain locked in our homes, socially distant from the world, many essential workers who need to perform their duties have to still go out.
23 Jun 2020
OPPO Reno3 A, with Snapdragon 665 chipset, launched in Japan
OPPO has launched a new mid-range smartphone, the OPPO Reno3 A, in Japan. It is the latest addition to the Reno 3 lineup which includes the Reno3, Reno3 Pro, and Reno3 Vitality.
20 Jun 2020
How to make delicious mango sushi at home
All of us have heard about sushi, the delicious Japanese dish that comes with a rice base and various kinds of stuffing, usually comprising seafood or vegetables.
13 Jun 2020
Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike assures safe 2020 Olympics
Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike has said next year's Olympics will be safe amid the coronavirus pandemic.
12 Jun 2020
Three more Formula 1 races get canceled amid COVID-19 pandemic
Three Formula 1 2020 races - Azerbaijan, Singapore and Japan - have been canceled from the schedule owing to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
04 Jun 2020
Five legendary anime series with great music
Music transcends boundaries.
25 May 2020
#AnimeBytes: Cult anime films that are nothing short of perfection
Do you know that some of the best films have been inspired by anime?
21 May 2020
Tokyo Games would be canceled if not held in 2021
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Games would have to be canceled if it cannot take place next summer.
18 May 2020
India-bound 2020 Maruti Suzuki launched: Check what's new
Japanese auto giant Suzuki has launched the 2020 edition of its popular hatchback, the Swift, in its home country.