Articles about Japan
07 May 2022World
North Korea launched a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) on Saturday, its second launch in three days after the US warned Pyongyang could be planning a nuclear test.
26 Apr 2022Lifestyle
A Japanese woman recognized as the world's oldest person, Kane Tanaka, died at age 119 recently.
17 Apr 2022Lifestyle
The International Haiku Poetry Day is observed every year on April 17 to make people aware of Haiku.
12 Apr 2022World
Sri Lanka on Tuesday announced that it was defaulting on its $51 billion external debt in anticipation of a bailout from the International Monetary Fund.
24 Mar 2022Lifestyle
Japan is famous worldwide for several things, the Cherry Blossom Festival being one of them.
03 Mar 2022Lifestyle
Hinamatsuri or Japan's Doll Festival is a special traditional festival in Japan that is celebrated every year on March 3.
28 Jan 2022India
Irked by Russia's sale of the S-400 missile defense system to India, the US has said it highlights the "destabilizing role" played by Moscow.
02 Dec 2021Lifestyle
Japan is home to the most Michelin-starred restaurants across the globe and offers the most delicious grilled food for your taste buds.
14 Oct 2021India
Indian mathematician and Super 30 program founder Anand Kumar has teamed up with a Japanese firm with an aim to transform the school education system, news agency PTI reported.
12 Oct 2021World
The navies of the Quad countries—India, Australia, Japan, and the United States—have commenced the second phase of the Malabar naval exercise in the Bay of Bengal.
29 Sep 2021World
Japan's former Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida won the governing party leadership election on Wednesday and is set to become the next prime minister, facing the imminent task of addressing a pandemic-hit economy and ensuring a strong alliance with Washington to counter growing regional security risks.
25 Sep 2021World
Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the first in-person meeting of Quad (Quadrilateral Security Dialogue) leaders in Washington on Friday, hosted by United States President Joe Biden.
25 Sep 2021World
Leaders of the Quad countries, the US, India, Australia, and Japan, have denounced the use of "terrorist proxies" in South Asia, in a veiled reference to Pakistan, as they emphasized the importance of denying any support to terrorist groups which could be used to launch or plan terror attacks, including cross-border attacks.
23 Sep 2021World
The United States has ruled out the possibility of adding India or Japan to the new trilateral security alliance between the US, the United Kingdom, and Australia, known as AUKUS.
09 Sep 2021World
Japan announced on Thursday that it is extending a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and 18 other areas until the end of September as health care systems remain under severe strain, although new COVID-19 infections have slowed slightly.
26 Aug 2021World
Japan suspended use of about 1.63 million Moderna vaccine doses on Thursday after contamination was found in unused vials, raising concern of a supply shortage as the country tries to accelerate vaccinations amid a COVID-19 surge.
20 Aug 2021Technology
Japan's space agency plans to bring soil samples back from the Mars region ahead of the US and Chinese missions now operating on Mars, in hopes of finding clues to the planet's origin and traces of possible life.
18 Aug 2021Sports
The 2021 Japanese Grand Prix has been canceled amid a rise in coronavirus cases in the country.
09 Aug 2021World
Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga thanked people for helping the country safely hold the Tokyo Olympics despite the difficulties of the coronavirus pandemic.
30 Jul 2021World
As Japan is witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Olympic Games host has extended the state of emergency in Tokyo and its surrounding areas.
19 Jul 2021Sports
Yet another case of the COVID-19 infection has been reported at the Tokyo Olympic Village as Czech beach volleyball player Ondrej Perusic tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday.
17 Jul 2021World
A person has tested positive for the coronavirus at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics athletes' village, organizers said on Saturday, marking the first such case there.
13 Jul 2021Sports
The Olympics Village opened on Tuesday under a state of emergency just ahead of the start of the games on July 23.
05 Jul 2021World
Rescue workers slogged through mud and debris Monday looking for at least 20 people missing since a giant landslide ripped through a Japanese seaside resort town and killed at least three people.
03 Jul 2021World
A powerful mudslide carrying a deluge of black water and debris crashed into rows of houses in a town west of Tokyo following heavy rains on Saturday, leaving at least 19 people missing, officials said.
21 Jun 2021Sports
In a major development, the Tokyo Olympics will welcome nearly 10,000 local spectators at each event.
31 May 2021World
Married couples in China can now have three children, up from the previous limit of two, the country's ruling Communist Party announced on Monday.
14 May 2021World
Japan is set to further expand a coronavirus state of emergency, currently in Tokyo and five other prefectures, to nine areas as the government is determined to hold the Olympics in just over two months.
14 May 2021Sports
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 2021World
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 2021Sports
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 2021Sports
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 2021World
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.