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World  /  Published 20.02.21

New damage at Japanese nuclear plant

Cooling water levels have fallen in two reactors at the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant since a powerful earthquake hit the area last weekend, indicating possible additional damage, its operator said ...
By AP in Tokyo

World  /  Published 14.02.21

Strong earthquake hits east Japan

A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 hit off the coast of eastern Japan on Saturday, shaking buildings and triggering widespread blackouts, but there appeared to be no major damage ...
By Reuters in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 22.12.20

Life in Tokyo, through Sathiyan’s eyes

The most frequently asked question by sports-persons worldwide in this pandemic-ridden age is: Will the Tokyo Olympics be held next year? While the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo Games...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 18.11.20

RCEP: Will India regret it later?

It was Asia’s big party but India stayed away. It was only a virtual bash but all the big names were there – Japan, China, South Korea and Australia and the like. And what was the occasion...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 15.11.20

Future of history: India’s past is threatened

In 1992, a provocative thesis was put forward by the Japanese-American political scientist, Yoshihiro Francis Fukuyama. The book in which it was published had an enigmatic title: The End of Histo...
By G.N. Devy in

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Business  /  Published 29.10.20

SBI takes $1bn loan from Japan

State Bank of India (SBI) on Wednesday said it has signed a loan agreement of up to $1 billion with The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC). The loan will facilitate the operations of Jap...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

World  /  Published 17.09.20

Japan: New PM, but old team

Japan’s Yoshihide Suga was voted Prime Minister by Parliament on Wednesday to become the country’s first new leader in nearly eight years, appointing a new cabinet that kept about half of ...
By Reuters in Tokyo

World  /  Published 15.09.20

Loyal Abe aide set to be new Japan PM

Japanese chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga, a loyal aide to outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, won a landslide victory in a ruling party leadership election on Monday, paving the way for Japan&r...
By Reuters in Tokyo

Business  /  Published 09.09.20

Japan GDP drop worst since War

Japan’s economy sank deeper into its worst postwar contraction in the second quarter as the coronavirus jolted businesses more than initially thought, underscoring the daunting task the new Prim...
By Reuters in Tokyo

Opinion  /  Published 04.09.20

Covid: Poor timing for Goa CM

Sir — Shinzo Abe has stepped down from the position of the prime minister of Japan, and left a great political vacuum (“Abe resigns as PM”, Aug 29). The prolonged disease with which ...
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