World  /  Published 06.06.21

G7 leaders agree on global tax deal

The top economic officials from the world’s advanced economies reached a breakthrough on Saturday in their years-long efforts to overhaul international tax laws, unveiling a broad agreement that...
By Alan Rappeport in London

Sports  /  Published 03.06.21

Tokyo Olympics: 10,000 volunteers quit

Things are getting complicated in Japan with each passing day. Roughly 10,000 volunteers expected to help in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics have quit over the fear of contracting Covid-19...
By Our Bureau in

Opinion  /  Published 03.06.21

Winter is coming: fertility bust

Is this the dawn of a demographic nightmare? All over the world, countries are now confronting population stagnation and a fertility bust. Falling fertility rates — 83 nations comprising 46 per ...
By The Editorial Board in

Sports  /  Published 08.05.21

Cloud over Bach visit deepens Olympic crisis

The president of the Tokyo Olympic organising committee said on Friday that a visit to Japan this month by International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach seemed unlikely with a state of e...
By Agencies in Tokyo

World  /  Published 08.05.21

Japan PM extends emergency in Tokyo

Japan’s Premier extended on Friday a state of emergency in Tokyo and three other areas until the end of May to stem a surge in novel coronavirus cases fuelled by the spread of virus variants jus...
By Reuters in Tokyo


World  /  Published 02.05.21

6.8 quake jolts northeast Japan

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8, revised up from an earlier estimate of 6.6, jolted northeast Japan on Saturday, shaking buildings 400km away in Tokyo and raising the possibility of landslides c...
By Reuters in Tokyo

North East  /  Published 30.04.21

Assam for Japan earthquake help

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal has asked the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) to explore opportunities for a tie-up with Japan to “develop” an early warning syste...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Sports  /  Published 12.04.21

Matsuyama keeps Asian flag flying

Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama stormed home in style to put himself in position to become the first Asian golfer to win the Masters as he held a four-shot lead after the rain-interrupted third round a...
By Reuters in Augusta

Opinion  /  Published 06.04.21

Common concerns: The future of the Quad

The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, an informal arrangement among the United States of America, India, Australia and Japan, has gained prominent space in the larger public domain. On March 12, the US...
By Luv Puri in

Business  /  Published 01.04.21

$1bn Japan loan to SBI

The country’s largest lender, the State Bank of India (SBI), on Wednesday said it has raised an additional $1 billion (around Rs 7,350 crore) loan from Japan Bank for International Cooperation (...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai


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