World  /  Published 10.08.22

Japanese designer Issey Miyake dies

Japanese designer Issey Miyake, famed for his pleated style of clothing that never wrinkles and who produced the signature black turtleneck of friend and AppleInc founder Steve Jobs, has died, media s...
By Reuters in Tokyo

World  /  Published 06.08.22

77 years of Hiroshima attack

Bells tolled in the Japanese city of Hiroshima on Saturday to mark the 77th anniversary of the world's first atomic bombing. In Peace Park in central Hiroshima, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guter...
By Deutsche Welle

People  /  Published 02.08.22

St. James’ School old boy Agneesh Barua wins laurel in Evolutionary Genetics

The latest laurel The Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution (SMBE) awards different scientists and students every year.  “I had been to one of the SMBE conferences in Yokohama Japan...
By Subhadrika Sen

World  /  Published 27.07.22

Japan executes murderer

Japan on Tuesday executed a man who killed seven people in a vehicle crash and stabbing rampage in a crowded Tokyo shopping district in 2008. Justice minister Yoshihisa Furukawa told reporters that To...
By AP/PTI in Tokyo

World  /  Published 12.07.22

Japan bids farewell to Abe

Long queues of people, with some dressed in dark suits and holding flowers and flags draped in black ribbons, bid farewell to Shinzo Abe, Japan's longest-serving prime minister, on Tuesday af...
By Deutsche Welle


World  /  Published 12.07.22

Abe: Japan prepares to bid farewell

Japan on Tuesday prepared to bid farewell to Shinzo Abe, a polarising figure who dominated Japanese politics for decades as the country's longest-serving premier, before being gunned down at a cam...
By Elaine Lies

Opinion  /  Published 11.07.22

New Era: Editorial on Shinzo Abe's legacy

Officially, Japan divides its calendar into eras that mostly coincide with the reigns of different emperors. Yet, to the rest of the world, Japan has for many years now been in a unique era defined no...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 10.07.22

Japan polls: Advantage Abe's party

Exit polls in an election in the upper house show that the ruling coalition is securing a majority, two days after former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was shot and killed during an election campaign even...
By Deutsche Welle

West Bengal  /  Published 10.07.22

Abe killing: TMC draws link with Agnipath

The Trinamul Congress has cautioned the Central government against the Agnipath scheme, pointing to the fact that Japan's former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was assassinated by a short-service ex-se...
By Our bureau and PTI in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 10.07.22

New-age kids preferring hot wheels over raths

Hotter wheels Sir — Gone are the days when children would get excited about rath yatra. Even a few years ago, most bylanes in Calcutta would have children enthusiastically pulling beautifully d...
By The Telegraph


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