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Yoshihide Suga to succeed Shinzo Abe as Japan's Prime Minister

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.

Japan's longest-serving Prime Minister Shinzo Abe resigns over health issues

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.

Tokyo Games would be canceled if not held in 2021

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.

Lockdown- No, Emergency- Yes: How Japan plans to handle coronavirus

06 Apr 2020

Lockdown- No, Emergency- Yes: How Japan plans to handle coronavirus

The first stage to curtail the coronavirus pandemic is a lockdown, as countries that have been hammered by COVID-19 have shown. Italy has shut everything, so has France and so did epicenter China (although only worst-affected cities were shut).

How the coronavirus pandemic is affecting Japan's workforce?

03 Apr 2020

How the coronavirus pandemic is affecting Japan's workforce?

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Japan has been facing backlash for its refusal to declare an emergency.

Sport will unite us again, says Osaka amid coronavirus outbreak

28 Mar 2020

Sport will unite us again, says Osaka amid coronavirus outbreak

Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has backed Japan's decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Games to 2021.

'New Olympics schedule won't satisfy everybody', says World Athletics president

28 Mar 2020

'New Olympics schedule won't satisfy everybody', says World Athletics president

World Athletics president Sebastian Coe reiterated that setting a new timeline for Tokyo 2020 Olympics will bring new challenges to the table.

Tokyo Olympics: Qualified athletes to keep spots in 2021

27 Mar 2020

Tokyo Olympics: Qualified athletes to keep spots in 2021

Athletes who had already qualified for the Tokyo Olympics 2020 will get to keep their respective spots in the event to be held next year.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: IOA to revise preparation plans after postponement

25 Mar 2020

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: IOA to revise preparation plans after postponement

The Indian Olympic Association on Wednesday stated that it will address the problems faced by athletes after the postponement of Tokyo Olympics, when it makes revised preparation plans.

Phelps concerned about athletes post Tokyo Olympics postponement

25 Mar 2020

Phelps concerned about athletes post Tokyo Olympics postponement

Legendary swimmer Michael Phelps is worried about the athletes after the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

ICC to mull contingency plans for T20 World Cup

25 Mar 2020

ICC to mull contingency plans for T20 World Cup

The International Cricket Council (ICC) will hold a video conference with member nations to discuss the plight of T20 World Cup and Test Championship.

Tokyo Olympics to be postponed, won't start on July 24

24 Mar 2020

Tokyo Olympics to be postponed, won't start on July 24

According to an International Olympics Committee member Dick Pound, it has been decided that the upcoming Tokyo Games will postponed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics might get postponed: Japan PM

23 Mar 2020

Tokyo 2020 Olympics might get postponed: Japan PM

In a recent statement, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stated that the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics looks unavoidable given the present scenario.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Athlete concerns grow ahead of Olympics, organizers respond

18 Mar 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Athlete concerns grow ahead of Olympics, organizers respond

Olympic pole vault champion Katerina Stefanidi claimed athletes were being forced to take health risks as competitors started to speak out about holding the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Amid anger against CAA, Modi to skip event in Guwahati

08 Jan 2020

Amid anger against CAA, Modi to skip event in Guwahati

The Northeast is burning since Centre got the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) passed in the Parliament. It became an act after President's assent on Decemeber 13.

Citizenship Act protests: Curfew lifted in Assam, broadband services resume

17 Dec 2019

Citizenship Act protests: Curfew lifted in Assam, broadband services resume

The curfew imposed in Assam's capital Guwahati was lifted on Tuesday, but with a rider. The restrictions will remain in place during the night, state finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced yesterday.

Citizenship Act: Congress got stomach-ache, is fanning violence, says Shah

14 Dec 2019

Citizenship Act: Congress got stomach-ache, is fanning violence, says Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who spearheaded the passage of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Parliament this week, said Congress got a stomach ache due to the new law.

Amid Citizenship Bill protests, Japan's PM postpones India visit

13 Dec 2019

Amid Citizenship Bill protests, Japan's PM postpones India visit

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has deferred his three-day visit to India, Ministry of External Affairs confirmed on Friday.

Japan's Kyoto Animation studio set ablaze over suspected stolen works

19 Jul 2019

Japan's Kyoto Animation studio set ablaze over suspected stolen works

In a tragic incident, a fire broke out at an animation studio in Kyoto, Japan, on Thursday, killing at least 33 people, injuring dozens of others.

Bonhomie, laughs, and meetings: Here's what happened at G20 Summit

29 Jun 2019

Bonhomie, laughs, and meetings: Here's what happened at G20 Summit

At the G20 Summit which concluded in Japan's Osaka on Saturday, world leaders displayed warmth for one another.

'Kithana acha he Modi', tweets Australian PM; picture goes viral

29 Jun 2019

'Kithana acha he Modi', tweets Australian PM; picture goes viral

At the two-day G20 Summit in Japan, global leaders displayed their friendship towards each other.

India-US have never been closer, says Trump after meeting Modi

28 Jun 2019

India-US have never been closer, says Trump after meeting Modi

The ties between the United States and India have never been better, President Donald Trump said on Friday after meeting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of G20 summit, being held in Japan's Osaka.

Modi arrives in Japan for G20 summit, to meet Trump

27 Jun 2019

Modi arrives in Japan for G20 summit, to meet Trump

On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Japan for the G20 summit, which is being held in Osaka between June 28 and June 29.

G20 summit: Trump, Modi to meet in Japan, discuss issues

25 Jun 2019

G20 summit: Trump, Modi to meet in Japan, discuss issues

President of United States, Donald Trump is expected to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of G20 Summit which will be held in Japan's Osaka on June 28 and 29.

Of Melania Trump, expensive dresses and her fashion sense

28 May 2019

Of Melania Trump, expensive dresses and her fashion sense

United States First Lady Melania Trump might be deserving of criticism for a lot of things, but her fashion sense isn't one of them (well, unless it gets political).

President Ram Nath Kovind dissolves 16th Lok Sabha

25 May 2019

President Ram Nath Kovind dissolves 16th Lok Sabha

Two days after results of Lok Sabha elections were declared, President Ram Nath Kovind signed an order dissolving the 16th Lok Sabha on Saturday.

PM Modi's foreign trips cost taxpayers over Rs. 2,000cr

14 Dec 2018

PM Modi's foreign trips cost taxpayers over Rs. 2,000cr

Since he was elected to power in 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has visited dozens of countries, and met world leaders in a bid to increase India's influence on the global stage.

Japan enacts controversial law to accept more foreign workers

08 Dec 2018

Japan enacts controversial law to accept more foreign workers

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition in the early hours today rammed through legislation to bring more blue-collar foreign workers into the country, in a controversial move to address chronic labor shortages.

#G20Summit: PM Modi to discuss Pakistan-terror, could meet Trump

30 Nov 2018

#G20Summit: PM Modi to discuss Pakistan-terror, could meet Trump

At the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MbS) on Friday.

#RepublicDay: Top African leader may attend celebrations after Trump's snub

10 Nov 2018

#RepublicDay: Top African leader may attend celebrations after Trump's snub

Days after President of United States Donald Trump said he would not attend India's Republic Day event on January 26 due to prior commitments, India may have finalized the new chief guest.

US Vice President Pence to meet PM Modi next week

09 Nov 2018

US Vice President Pence to meet PM Modi next week

US Vice President Mike Pence would meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his four-nation trip next week.

Trump might not be chief guest for Republic Day 2019

29 Oct 2018

Trump might not be chief guest for Republic Day 2019

US President Donald Trump is unlikely to accept India's invitation to be the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations, sources said yesterday.

Modi's gifts to Abe: Handcrafted stone-bowls, dhurries, Jodhpuri wooden chest

28 Oct 2018

Modi's gifts to Abe: Handcrafted stone-bowls, dhurries, Jodhpuri wooden chest

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday presented his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe two handcrafted stone bowls and dhurries made from rose quartz and yellow quartz stone sourced from Rajasthan.

PM Modi meets Shinzo Abe for 13th India-Japan Annual Summit

28 Oct 2018

PM Modi meets Shinzo Abe for 13th India-Japan Annual Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe in Yamanashi Sunday as the two leaders seek to add new vigor to the strong friendship between the two countries.

#JustIn: PM Modi leaves for Japan to attend annual summit

27 Oct 2018

#JustIn: PM Modi leaves for Japan to attend annual summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday left for Japan to attend the annual summit with his counterpart Shinzo Abe.

Japan's Abe to visit China for talks with President Xi

13 Oct 2018

Japan's Abe to visit China for talks with President Xi

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will pay a three-day visit to China from October 25, the first by a Japanese leader in seven years, the two countries announced yesterday, signaling warming of ties between the arch-rivals.

Pompeo eyes progress over next Trump-Kim summit on Asia trip

07 Oct 2018

Pompeo eyes progress over next Trump-Kim summit on Asia trip

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he hoped to accelerate the second summit between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump as he kicked off an Asian trip Saturday that will also feature a meeting with the North Korean leader.

Narendra Modi supports UN Chief's campaign to combat sexual abuse

28 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi supports UN Chief's campaign to combat sexual abuse

PM Narendra Modi is among the world's 48 other leaders who've endorsed a collective statement by UN chief Antonio Guterres reaffirming their continued support to combat sexual exploitation across the UN system.

Japan's Abe wins party vote; set to become longest-serving PM

20 Sep 2018

Japan's Abe wins party vote; set to become longest-serving PM

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won comfortable re-election as leader of his ruling party today, setting him on course to become Japan's longest-serving premier and realize his dream of reforming the country's constitution.

Abe aims to rewrite Japan Constitution, seeks 3rd term

15 Sep 2018

Abe aims to rewrite Japan Constitution, seeks 3rd term

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears headed for a third three-year term as the ruling party leader, extending his hold on power and giving him time to pursue a long-cherished goal of revising the country's post-World War II constitution.