Opinion  /  Published 11.09.19

How remorse could be made more meaningful

Sorry, indeed, is the hardest word. What adds to its weight, history and politics would confirm, are the contradictory pulls that inform the testy relationship between morality and diplomatic stratage...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 28.10.18

PM’s day: Robots, chopsticks and 8 hours with Abe

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe held informal talks at a resort near Mount Fuji on Sunday and visited a robot-manufacturer’s factory, spending about eight hours ...
By PTI in Japan

World  /  Published 26.05.19

Sumo rules go for toss for Trump

US President Donald Trump, on a four-day visit to Japan, spent what he said was “an incredible evening” watching the Japanese national sport of sumo on Sunday, although the visit left some wrestli...
By Reuters in Tokyo

Travel  /  Published 30.03.19

Snow and Sashimi in magical Japan

Intriguing, mysterious, bizarre and bustling. These are words that spring to mind every time I think of Japan. With the most polite people with smiling faces, the country unfolds itself in more ways t...
By Nandini Ganguly in

Style  /  Published 28.03.19

Bruised feet hit back

A successor to the #MeToo movement has come from the women of Japan, who are protesting the tradition of wearing high heels to work. #KuToo started in January when Yumi Ishikawa, a 32-year-old model ...
By The Telegraph in

Arts  /  Published 16.03.19

Lake turns into stage for contemporary theatre

Jean-Frederic Chevallier arrived in India for the first time in 2007. He was shooting a film essay or cinematic essay. His work brought him to Calcutta, where he spent three days. “I found life over...
By Manasi Shah in

Arts  /  Published 11.03.19

Stroke of the brush, Japan style

Japanese calligrapher Ougai Kofude has years of experience in creating art out of words but at Rabindra Okakura Bhavan recently, she painted the symbol Om and said it was the toughest yet. “It is my...
By Bharati Kanjilal in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 08.03.19

Lawyer apologises for Ghosn's 'disguise'

The mystery of Carlos Ghosn's strange attire when he was released from Japanese detention has been solved, with his lawyer saying on Friday that it was an effort to protect the former chairman of Niss...
By AP in Tokyo

World  /  Published 27.02.20

Japan schools to close from March 2

Japan’s elementary, junior and high schools will be asked to close from March 2 until their upcoming spring break to help contain the coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told a task forc...
By Reuters in Tokyo

World  /  Published 01.05.19

Naruhito takes over as new Japanese emperor

By Reuters in Tokyo


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