Japan to donate $2 million to IAEA for Ukraine nuke safety

Japan announced that it will donate 2 million euros ($2.1 million) to the International Atomic Energy Agency for its efforts to ensure the safety of Ukrainian nuclear facilities that have come under Russian attack. Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi unveiled the pledge after meeting with IAEA Director General Rafael…

Japan to offer India $42bn in investments during PM Kishida’s maiden visit: Report

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is set to announce a plan to invest 5 trillion yen ($42 billion) in India over the next five years during his maiden diplomatic visit to the country since assuming office. Kishida is likely to announce the public-private funding plan during the 14th India-Japan Annual…

Heavy Rain Hits Southern Japan, Over 1,20,000 Ordered To Evacuate: Report

Japan issued evacuation requests to more than 120,000 residents in some southern prefectures due to heavy rain on Saturday, NHK reported, just days after deadly landslides struck the seaside city of Atami southwest of Tokyo. The Japan Meteorological Agency issued its highest rain alerts in three prefectures on Kyushu…

Japan top court says married couples must adopt one surname

Japan’s Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that laws requiring married couples to have the same surname are constitutional, dismissing a challenge by three couples seeking to keep their original names. The decision to affirm a 2015 Supreme Court ruling was a major disappointment for rights activists who say the laws…

India natural ally of G7: PM Modi

In a virtual address at a session on ‘open societies and open economies’ at the G7 summit, the prime minister highlighted India’s civilisational commitment to democracy, freedom of thought and liberty, according to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said…

Japan extends COVID-19 state of emergency ahead of Tokyo Olympics 2021

Worries about variants of the novel coronavirus and a slow vaccination drive have prompted urgent calls from doctors, some high-profile business executives, and hundreds of thousands of citizens to cancel the Tokyo Olympics, due to start from July 23. State of emergency in Tokyo and 8 other prefectures had been…

Japan’s prime minister resigns sparing a year of service

Japan prime minister Shinzo Abe announced his retirement on Friday from his position by considering his health issues. In the month of June this year he said to press conference that ” I was told that there were signs of recurrence of my chronic condition called ulcerative colitis, and i did my best at work.…

Japan’s new train called “Panda Kuroshio”

JR West Japan and Adventure World has team up to launch their new design of train from July 23, 2020. the speciality of design is that it is in the form of cute little panda made up with the consideration of the theme SDG (Sustainable development goals) . “Panda Kuroshio” (Panda Black & White) train was…

Japans new bullet train pioneers safe drive even in earthquake

Japan recent record breaking bullet trains not only drive faster and smoother but also provides a safe drive to the passengers even in earthquake,as japan receives quake in common. The N700S serves the Tokaido Shinkansen line, which links Tokyo station and shin-osaka station in osaka. It can run up to 360 Km per hour…