Tokyo: News

17 May 2024

Travel And Tourism

Tokyo's hidden green places are a must-visit for nature lovers

Tokyo, a bustling metropolis famed for its neon-lit streets and towering skyscrapers, also harbors tranquil retreats within its urban sprawl.

15 May 2024

Travel And Tourism

Make your way to Tokyo's tranquil mountain onsen escapes

Tokyo, a vibrant city, serves as the starting point for tranquil onsen retreats hidden in the nearby mountains.

14 May 2024


Top recommendations to enjoy Tokyo's anime adventure

Tokyo, the vibrant heart of Japan, is a paradise for anime enthusiasts.

13 May 2024

Travel And Tourism

Tokyo urban hiking essentials: What to pack

Tokyo's urban hiking blends the new with the old, offering a unique experience.

10 May 2024

Travel And Tourism

Tokyo's nighttime photo adventure for avid photographers

As daylight fades, Tokyo begins its transformation into a dazzling playground for photographers.

08 May 2024

Travel And Tourism

Tokyo's retro arcade adventures that are enjoyable for gamers

Tokyo, a city celebrated for its advanced technology, also shelters alleys that whisk you to bygone times.

08 May 2024

Travel And Tourism

Recommendations for an ultimate tech adventure in Tokyo

Tokyo, the bustling capital of Japan, is a paradise for technology lovers.

01 May 2024


Explore Tokyo's cherry blossom charm with this travel guide

As cherry blossoms unfurl, Tokyo undergoes a stunning transformation.

30 Apr 2024

Mad Hatter

Explore Tokyo's flavorsome side with these recommendations

Tokyo presents a sensory feast, and its themed dining spots are a testament to this.

24 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Japan's bullet trains likely to get 'private rooms' from 2026

Japan's renowned Shinkansen trains (or the "bullet trains" as known to the world) are all set for a significant upgrade.

18 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Have you been to these hidden cultural gems in Tokyo

Tokyo, a vibrant metropolis famed for its neon lights and towering buildings, also harbors cultural treasures off the beaten path.

17 Apr 2024


Tokyo's fashion districts offer a journey through style

Tokyo pulses with fashion at every turn, a cityscape where the elegance of traditional kimonos blends with Harajuku's bold styles.

15 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Witness Tokyo's best cherry blossom views with this guide

Each spring, Tokyo is transformed into a pink wonderland as cherry blossoms, or "sakura," begin to bloom throughout the city.

12 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Tokyo's tranquil hot springs and gardens you need to explore

Tokyo, a bustling metropolis, is also a haven for serene escapes with its traditional onsen and tranquil gardens.

10 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Go for a ramen exploration adventure in Tokyo

Tokyo, a bustling metropolis brimming with energy, is also a paradise for those passionate about ramen.

05 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Tokyo's cherry blossom spectacle: Best spots and things to do

Tokyo transforms during cherry blossom season, as delicate pink petals blanket the city.

04 Apr 2024


6.3-magnitude earthquake strikes off eastern Japan

A 6.3-magnitude earthquake was reported off the eastern shores of Honshu, Japan on Thursday.

03 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Tokyo's tech and tradition: A dynamic fusion for tourists

Tokyo, the capital of Japan, is a city where tradition and technology exist side by side.

22 Mar 2024


Hidden gems in Tokyo that are waiting to be explored

Tokyo, often seen as a vast metropolis aglow with neon and lined with towering skyscrapers, indeed has its areas of bright lights and modern structures.

22 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Take a tour of Tokyo's high-tech wonderland with this guide

Tokyo, Japan's dynamic capital, is a playground for cutting-edge technology and electronic marvels.

15 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Exploring Tokyo's cherry blossom extravaganza unveiled

Spring in Tokyo, Japan, is marked by the blooming of cherry blossoms, or sakura, turning the city into a pink spectacle.

12 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Tokyo's tranquil retreats that are worth exploring

Tokyo, a vibrant city alive with energy, is encircled by havens of peace ideal for those looking to escape the weekend hustle.

12 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Exploring Tokyo's multifaceted charm: Things to do; places to visit

Tokyo, a bustling metropolis, offers a journey through history, culture, technology, and cuisine.

13 Feb 2024


Cassette tapes experience a revival in Japan

In a world where the digital strains of streaming services reign supreme, a fascinating and unexpected revival is sweeping across Japan - the resurgence of cassette tapes.

07 Feb 2024

Taylor Swift

How Taylor Swift's 'The Eras Tour' will impact Tokyo's economy

Pop sensation Taylor Swift is rewriting the "playbook of entertainment economics" through her ongoing globally acclaimed The Eras Tour.

31 Jan 2024


Who was Hinako Ashihara, what caused 'manga' artist's death

The manga community is in mourning over the loss of renowned Japanese artist Hinako Ashihara, who was tragically found dead in a suspected suicide near Tokyo on Monday. She was 50.

02 Jan 2024


Tokyo: Passenger plane collides with Coast Guard aircraft; 5 dead

A Japan Airlines plane carrying nearly 400 people caught fire as it landed on a runway at Tokyo's Haneda airport on Tuesday evening (local time), BBC reported.

01 Jan 2024


Japan: 7.6-magnitude earthquake triggers tsunami in coastal areas 

A 7.6-magnitude earthquake struck central Japan, along the coastal regions of Ishikawa, Niigata, and Toyama prefectures, on Monday (local time).

12 Dec 2023

Travel And Tourism

These are world's top city destinations (2023), guess who's first

Paris has secured its reign as the world's most alluring city destination, topping the charts in Euromonitor International's 2023 City Destinations Index.

05 Oct 2023


Japan hit by 6.6 magnitude earthquake

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck near Torishima Island, off the eastern coast of Japan's Izu Peninsula, at 11:00am (local time) on Thursday.

18 Jul 2023

Lord Shiva

Shiva devotees take out 82 km-long Kanwar Yatra in Japan 

In the holy month of Shravan, Shiva devotees took out a remarkable 82-kilometer-long Kanwar Yatra in Tokyo, Japan.

06 Apr 2023


What is 'Hikikomori,' the Japanese phenomenon driving millions into loneliness 

While people worldwide are still recovering from the consequences of lockdowns and self-isolations amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a new phenomenon called "Hikikomori" is rapidly spreading in Japan.

06 Mar 2023


Japan will 'disappear' if people don't have kids: PM's advisor

Japan Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's advisor Masako Mori, in a recent interview, said that the country would cease to exist if the fall in its birth rate is not immediately controlled.

18 Jan 2023


These are the 5 most futuristic cities in the world

Human civilization has come a long way since the hunting-gathering era.

30 Sep 2022


5 stunningly dangerous trails in Japan for your next adventure

Japan is a gorgeous country of mountains, lakes, forests, and hills, that will keep you absolutely hooked on its beauty.

18 Sep 2022


Super typhoon 'Nanmadol' approaches southwest Japan, millions told to evacuate

Over four million people have been ordered to evacuate in the Kyushu region as a super typhoon, named Nanmadol, is set to hit southwest Japan on Sunday, reported national broadcaster NHK.

24 Jun 2022


5 Haruki Murakami books you wouldn't want to miss

Japanese author Haruki Murakami is widely known for his surreal works dealing with loss, loneliness, and boredom.

24 May 2022

Narendra Modi

'A partnership of trust': PM Modi on India-US relations

US President Joe Biden on Tuesday told PM Narendra Modi he was committed to making the Indo-American partnership "among the closest on Earth."

23 May 2022


Made our democracy strong, resilient: PM Modi in Tokyo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government had made Indian democracy robust and resilient in the past eight years.

28 Sep 2021


'The Brittle Thread' to premiere at Tokyo International Film Festival

Indian filmmaker Ritesh Sharma's feature directorial debut The Brittle Thread (Jhini Bini Chadariya) is set to have its world premiere at the 34th Tokyo International Film Festival, the makers announced on Tuesday.

09 Sep 2021


Japan extends virus emergency until end of September

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.

03 Sep 2021


Indian Paralympic medalists return home to tumultuous welcome

Four Indian para-athletes, including javelin throw gold medalist Sumit Antil, on Friday returned home to a never-seen-before boisterous welcome during which supporters and media jostled to catch a glimpse of them at the New Delhi airport.

03 Sep 2021


Paralympics: Shuttlers Suhas, Tarun, Manoj enter men's singles semifinals

Indian shuttlers Suhas Yathiraj and Tarun Dhillon continued their impressive run, notching up contrasting wins in their respective second group match to qualify for the semifinals in the badminton competition of the Tokyo Paralympics on Friday.

28 Aug 2021

Table Tennis

Paddler Bhavinaben Patel scripts history, storms into Paralympics final

Bhavinaben Patel continued to script history as she became the first Indian to enter the final of the table tennis event in Tokyo Paralympics with a hard-fought 3-2 win over China's Miao Zhang in a Class IV semifinal on Saturday.

27 Aug 2021

Table Tennis

Paralympics: Bhavinaben becomes first player to enter table tennis quarterfinals

Bhavinaben Patel on Friday became the first Indian table tennis player to enter the Tokyo Paralympics quarterfinals with a dominating win over Joyce de Oliveira of Brazil in the women's singles Class IV event at the Tokyo Games.

20 Aug 2021

Neeraj Chopra

#Cringe trends: RJ Malishka's Neeraj Chopra interview angers netizens

Neeraj Chopra became a national hero when he won Gold at the Tokyo Olympics.

20 Aug 2021


Japan to bring soil samples from Mars moon by 2029

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.

17 Aug 2021


Maki Kaji, the maker of Sudoku, passes away

Maki Kaji, the creator of the popular numbers puzzle Sudoku whose life's work was spreading the joy of puzzles, has died, his Japanese company said on Tuesday. Kaji was 69 and had bile duct cancer.

06 Aug 2021


Two Belarus team coaches removed from Tokyo Olympics

Two Belarus team coaches have been removed from the Olympics, four days after they were involved in trying to send sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya back to their country.

06 Aug 2021


Tokyo Olympics: Wrestler Bajrang Punia moves to semifinal

Bajrang Punia put his tactical acumen and strength to good use in the second period to pin Iran's Morteza Cheka Ghiasi for a semifinal berth in men's free-style 65kg event which took him closer to an Olympic medal on debut, in Tokyo on Friday.

04 Aug 2021


Ravi Dahiya, Deepak Punia win by technical superiority, enter quarterfinals

Indian wrestlers Ravi Dahiya and Deepak Punia began their Olympics campaigns with technical superiority victories, reaching the men's freestyle 57kg and 86kg quarterfinals respectively with ease, in Tokyo on Wednesday.

04 Aug 2021

Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra qualifies for javelin throw final, Shivpal Singh out

Medal contender Neeraj Chopra became the first Indian javelin thrower to enter the finals of the Olympic Games with a stunning throw of 86.65m in his opening attempt that put him on top of the qualification round in Tokyo on Wednesday.

03 Aug 2021


Boxing: Lovlina Borgohain chases historic Olympic final berth

A medal already secured, Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) will be in pursuit of history when she takes on reigning world champion Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey in the Olympic semifinals in Tokyo on Wednesday, aiming to become the first-ever Indian boxer to advance to the games final.

02 Aug 2021

Bajrang Punia

Medal hopes high as Indian wrestlers begin campaign on Tuesday

Their remarkable performances in the build-up to the Tokyo Games creating high hopes of multiple medals at the Olympics, Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat will have the spotlight on them when India's seven wrestlers, beginning with Sonam Malik, open their campaigns in Tokyo from Tuesday.

A movie on self belief did the trick: Sjoerd Marijne

Watching a movie on self-belief after three consecutive losses rebuilt the Indian women's hockey team's shattered morale and helped it to "aim for the clouds," the side's Dutch coach Sjoerd Marijne revealed on Monday after Rani Rampal and Co. entered their maiden Olympic semifinals in Tokyo.

02 Aug 2021

Dutee Chand

Tokyo Olympics: Dutee Chand finishes last in 200m heat race

Sprinter Dutee Chand ran her season's best in 200m but that was not enough for a semifinals berth as she made a disappointing exit from the Olympics after finishing last in her heat race in Tokyo on Monday.

31 Jul 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics

Kamalpreet Kaur finishes second in discus qualification to make finals

Discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur produced one of the best performances by an Indian in the Olympics, though in a qualifying round, as she made it to the finals of the ongoing Games after finishing second in Tokyo on Saturday.