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Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike assures safe 2020 Olympics

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.

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.

Coronavirus outbreak: Four instances when Olympic Games were affected

19 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Four instances when Olympic Games were affected

The coronavirus pandemic has come down hard on almost every sporting event around the world.

Tokyo 2020: Olympic Committee deputy diagnosed with coronavirus

17 Mar 2020

Tokyo 2020: Olympic Committee deputy diagnosed with coronavirus

Japan Olympic Committee deputy chief Kozo Tashima on Tuesday confirmed that he was tested positive for COVID-19 (novel coronavirus).

Mary Kom beats Nikhat Zareen, refuses to shake hands

28 Dec 2019

Mary Kom beats Nikhat Zareen, refuses to shake hands

Veteran women's boxer Mary Kom secured a berth in the Indian team for the Tokyo Olympics 2020 qualifiers.

Russia could be banned form Tokyo Olympics 2020: Here's why

23 Nov 2019

Russia could be banned form Tokyo Olympics 2020: Here's why

The Russian contingent might lose its spot in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics if the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) declares the country's drug-testing authority non-compliant with the international rules.

Kawasaki unveils its naked street fighter, the Z H2

26 Oct 2019

Kawasaki unveils its naked street fighter, the Z H2

After several leaks and spy shots, Japanese automaker Kawasaki recently showcased its flagship motorcycle, the Z H2, at Tokyo Motor Show.

Kawasaki unveils its ultra-premium quarter-liter motorcycle at Tokyo Motor Show

23 Oct 2019

Kawasaki unveils its ultra-premium quarter-liter motorcycle at Tokyo Motor Show

Japanese automaker Kawasaki has unveiled its much-awaited motorcycle, the Ninja ZX-25R, at the Tokyo Motor Show 2019.

Love sports? Here are five cities you must visit once

16 Oct 2019

Love sports? Here are five cities you must visit once

Sports is way more than how people often see it from the outside - it is, in fact, a way of life.

Denmark Open: PV Sindhu advances, Sai Praneeth beats Lin Dan

15 Oct 2019

Denmark Open: PV Sindhu advances, Sai Praneeth beats Lin Dan

Indian women's singles ace badminton player PV Sindhu has advanced to the next round of the ongoing USD 775,000 Denmark Open on Tuesday.

Ahead of its official debut, Kawasaki Z H2's images leaked

13 Oct 2019

Ahead of its official debut, Kawasaki Z H2's images leaked

Japanese automaker Kawasaki is all set to introduce its supercharged motorcycle, the Z H2, at the Tokyo Motor Show on October 23.

#PrayForJapan: Typhoon Hagibis make landfall in Japan; one dead

12 Oct 2019

#PrayForJapan: Typhoon Hagibis make landfall in Japan; one dead

Massive typhoon Hagibis made landfall in Japan's Izu Peninsula, southwest of Tokyo on Saturday night at around 7 PM local time, killing one person and injuring more than 70.

Will pick and choose tournaments to remain fit: PV Sindhu

10 Oct 2019

Will pick and choose tournaments to remain fit: PV Sindhu

Indian women's badminton ace PV Sindhu on Thursday said she will pick and choose tournaments to stay fit ahead of the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Planning a girls-only getaway? Here are top five destinations

25 Sep 2019

Planning a girls-only getaway? Here are top five destinations

In all the hustle-and-bustle of life, you somehow forgot those fun night-outs, pyjama parties, and cooking sessions that were once the dearest to you, didn't you?

Visiting Tokyo? Try these lesser-known hidden gems of the city

05 Sep 2019

Visiting Tokyo? Try these lesser-known hidden gems of the city

From its cool streets and markets to calmer temples and museums, Japan's capital city, Tokyo, has a lot to offer.

ISSF World Cup: India finish with 16 gold medals

04 Sep 2019

ISSF World Cup: India finish with 16 gold medals

India continued its dominance in the field of shooting as they pulled off a rout, claiming 16 gold medals in the ISSF World Cup.

Planning a family-vacation? Here are five best destinations to explore

18 Aug 2019

Planning a family-vacation? Here are five best destinations to explore

If family vacation is on your mind, thumbs up for the idea!

Design of Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals revealed: Details here

24 Jul 2019

Design of Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals revealed: Details here

The 2020 Olympics will be held in Tokyo, Japan and organizers have unveiled the newly designed medals which reflect the 'energy' of athletes.

Japan: 2 dead, 19 injured in mass stabbing

28 May 2019

Japan: 2 dead, 19 injured in mass stabbing

A knife-wielding man attacked commuters at a busy bus stop in Japan on Tuesday, injuring at least 19 people, including 13 elementary school children. According to Japan's national broadcaster, NHK, two people, including a kid, died in the inhumane attack.

Badminton: Foreign coaches to help out Gopichand- Details here

09 Feb 2019

Badminton: Foreign coaches to help out Gopichand- Details here

This year is going to be massive for Indian badminton, as the focus has already shifted to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo and its preparations are on full swing.

Romantic love with machines is real: Here's all about it

21 Jan 2019

Romantic love with machines is real: Here's all about it

The connection between man and machine has existed for years.

Japan: Volcano erupts in southern island; no damage reported yet

17 Jan 2019

Japan: Volcano erupts in southern island; no damage reported yet

On Thursday morning, a volcano erupted on a remote island in southern Japan, but despite the eruption, no damage or injuries have been reported.

Poor show at Hockey World Cup sees Indian coach dismissed

09 Jan 2019

Poor show at Hockey World Cup sees Indian coach dismissed

Harendra Singh, the coach of the Indian men's hockey team, has been removed from his post, and authorities have asked him to return to coaching the junior team.

Boxing: Mary Kom not done yet, hungry for more medals

01 Dec 2018

Boxing: Mary Kom not done yet, hungry for more medals

Legendary Indian women's boxer Mary Kom is not done yet. She is eying more medals.

Nissan, Renault chairman Carlos Ghosn arrested over corruption charges

19 Nov 2018

Nissan, Renault chairman Carlos Ghosn arrested over corruption charges

Japanese car giant Nissan is preparing to oust its chairman, Carlos Ghosn, after finding evidence of corruption.

iPhone X bug lets hackers access 'deleted' photos: Details here

16 Nov 2018

iPhone X bug lets hackers access 'deleted' photos: Details here

Two ethical hackers have uncovered a major security issue on the iPhone X, a bug that lets hackers access 'recently deleted' photos from the device.

#MeToo fallout: Thousands of Google employees walked out on Thursday

03 Nov 2018

#MeToo fallout: Thousands of Google employees walked out on Thursday

On Thursday, thousands of Google employees across the world staged a massive walk out as a mark of protest against the company's mishandling of sexual harassment and assault cases.

Baby boy born to Shoaib Malik, Sania Mirza

30 Oct 2018

Baby boy born to Shoaib Malik, Sania Mirza

On Monday morning, a baby boy was born to Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik, the latter announced on Twitter.

PM Modi asks Japanese businessmen to engage more with India

29 Oct 2018

PM Modi asks Japanese businessmen to engage more with India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Tokyo on Saturday to attend the 13th India-Japan annual summit, asked Japanese businessmen to engage more with India as he interacted with top business leaders from the two countries at a forum.

51-member refugee team to be a part of Tokyo Olympics

10 Oct 2018

51-member refugee team to be a part of Tokyo Olympics

In the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, we will be witnessing a team consisting of refugees.

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.

7 more medal events added to 2022 Beijing Winter Games

20 Jul 2018

7 more medal events added to 2022 Beijing Winter Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) took a number of crucial decisions with respect to the upcoming editions of the Olympic Games.

World's first all-digital psychedelic art museum unveiled in Tokyo

06 Jul 2018

World's first all-digital psychedelic art museum unveiled in Tokyo

The world's first all-digital psychedelic art museum called the "MORI Building Digital Art Museum" has been unveiled in Tokyo.

Japan executes cult-leader, six followers for deadly 1995 sarin attack

06 Jul 2018

Japan executes cult-leader, six followers for deadly 1995 sarin attack

Japan on Friday executed Shoko Asahara, the leader of doomsday cult that carried out deadly 1995 sarin attack on Tokyo's subway that killed 13 people and injured thousands.

Arijit Basu takes over as SBI Managing Director

02 Jul 2018

Arijit Basu takes over as SBI Managing Director

The State Bank of India (SBI), the country's biggest public lender, has appointed Arijit Basu as its next Managing Director (MD), it said in a statement.

Japan unveils the mascots for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

28 Feb 2018

Japan unveils the mascots for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The mascots for 2020 Tokyo Olympics have been unveiled.

These 11 cities, including Bengaluru, to run out of drinking-water

12 Feb 2018

These 11 cities, including Bengaluru, to run out of drinking-water

Cape Town is set to run out of drinking water on 11th May.

IOC threatens to oust boxing from 2020 games

05 Feb 2018

IOC threatens to oust boxing from 2020 games

The International Olympic Committee has threatened to axe boxing from the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Games.

Japan targets suicide websites following gruesome "house of horror" murders

11 Nov 2017

Japan targets suicide websites following gruesome "house of horror" murders

The Japanese government said it wants to crack down on websites used by vulnerable people to share their suicidal thoughts.

Japan in shock after police find 9 dismembered bodies

01 Nov 2017

Japan in shock after police find 9 dismembered bodies

Police have found at least nine dismembered bodies hidden in coolers in an apartment near Tokyo.