Opinion  /  Published 30.04.19

The lethal half-life of toxic ideologies

Even if you become interested in history at a young age, you tend to view it in simple terms: so and so won, so and so lost, this war ended precisely on this date, that rule began at precisely that mo...
By Ruchir Joshi

World  /  Published 23.02.20

A floating epidemiological disaster

The captain came over the intercom early in the evening: a passenger who had left the ship nine days earlier had tested positive for the new coronavirus sweeping through China.While the guests on boar...
By Motoko Rich/New York Times News Service in Japan

World  /  Published 13.02.20

First virus death recorded in Japan

A woman has died from the coronavirus in Japan, the first such death in the country since the epidemic spread from China, the health minister said on Thursday.Two taxi drivers, one of them in Tokyo, h...
By Reuters in Tokyo

World  /  Published 13.02.20

China province daily toll surges to 242

The Chinese province at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak reported a record rise in deaths and thousands more infections using a broader case definition on Thursday, while Japan became the third ...
By Reuters in Shanghai

World  /  Published 07.02.20

Japan finds 41 more cases on quarantined ship

Japan on Friday reported 41 new cases of a virus on a quarantined cruise ship and turned away another luxury liner while the death toll in mainland China rose to 636, including a doctor who got in tro...
By AP in Beijing


World  /  Published 04.02.20

Japan quarantines 3,700 people on cruise ship

Japan has quarantined a cruise ship carrying 3,711 people and was testing those onboard for the new coronavirus on Tuesday after a former passenger was diagnosed with the illness in Hong Kong.Eight pe...
By AFP in Yokohama

North East  /  Published 21.10.19

Japan to recruit nurses from Northeast

Japan may extend a special recruitment programme to the Northeast under which residents of the region will be offered nursing jobs in that country. This was conveyed by outgoing ambassador of Japan K...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 03.01.20

Pullela Gopichand remains positive

India’s top players, including PV Sindhu, may not be going through the best of times, but national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand is hopeful of a best-ever Olympics outing in Tokyo. “We have ha...
By PTI in New Delhi

Culture  /  Published 02.01.20

Weird New Year traditions

Tossing furniture...
By The Telegraph

Business  /  Published 21.01.19

Ghosn asks for bail, promises not to flee

Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn is promising to wear an electronic monitoring ankle bracelet, give up his passport and pay for security guards approved by prosecutors to gain release from detent...
By AP in Tokyo


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