World  /  Published 22.10.19

Japan emperor ascends throne

Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally proclaimed his ascendancy to the throne on Tuesday in a centuries-old ceremony attended by dignitaries from more than 180 countries, pledging to fulfil his duty as a...
By Reuters in Tokyo

World  /  Published 01.05.19

Naruhito takes over as new Japanese emperor

By Reuters in Tokyo

World  /  Published 30.04.19

Japan's emperor Akihito begins abdication rituals

Emperor Akihito began his abdication rituals at a Shinto shrine on Tuesday morning as Japan embraces the end of his reign with reminiscence and hope for a new era.Television images showed Akihito in a...
By AP in Tokyo

World  /  Published 01.04.19

Why Japan needs an era name

The name of the era of Japan's soon-to-be-emperor Naruhito will be 'Reiwa,' or ordering harmony, the government announced on Monday.Emperor Akihito is stepping down on April 30 — the first abdicatio...
By AP in Tokyo

World  /  Published 02.01.19

Japan emperor Akihito greets public in final New Year appearance

Japanese emperor Akihito waved on Wednesday to throngs of well-wishers eager to see his final New Year appearance before abdicating on April 30.'I am truly happy to celebrate the New Year with all of ...
By AP in Tokyo

Opinion  /  Published 04.05.19

Japan’s silent strength is a reminder to India

Not for nothing was Japan called the Britain of the East. Emperor Hirohito’s phlegmatic “The war situation has developed not necessarily to Japan’s advantage” broadcast on August 15, 1945 famo...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray in


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