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Tokyo: India and Japan will start a 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue involving their respective foreign and defence ministers to work for peace and stability in the world, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi  said on Monday. “Without the cooperation between India and Japan, the 21st century cannot be an Asian century,” Modi said in a joint address to …

Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday invited Japanese businessmen to engage more with India to speed up the investment process in New Delhi. “I always talk about ‘strong India strong Japan’. On this occasion, I express my gratitude towards Japanese businessmen to show their faith in India. I invite you all to engage with India …

Muscat: Defending champions India had to work hard for a 3-2 victory over Japan in the semi-finals of the Asian Champions Trophy at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex here on Saturday. In the final on Sunday, India will meet former champions Pakistan, who prevailed 3-1 in the shootout after being level 4-4 against Malaysia in the …

United Nations: Ministers from India, Brazil, Germany and Japan have expressed concern that although it has been almost 40 years since Security Council reform was put on the General Assembly agenda, it is still languishing. The Ministers from the four countries known as G-4 convened on Tuesday at the Indian Mission to the UN for a …

New York: Tennis star Serena Williams has been fined $17,000 by the organizers of the US Open for committing three violations of the code of conduct during the second set of the women’s final, which she lost on the weekend to Japan’s Naomi Osaka 6-2, 6-4. Williams was sanctioned in the second set by the judge …

Tokyo: The toll from a 6.7-magnitude earthquake that struck Japan’s Hokkaido prefecture earlier this week, has increased to 21 with 13 others still reported missing, the government announced on Saturday. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a press conference that a total of 40,000 people, including police, firefighters, Self-Defence Force personnel and Japan Coast Guard, …

Tokyo: At least nine persons have been killed by Typhoon Jebi, the worst storm to hit Japan in 25 years. It has left a trail of destruction across the west coast, hitting cities like Kyoto and Osaka. As of Wednesday, evacuation advisories had been issued for more than 1.2 million people after the storm made …

Tokyo: Choked road traffic conditions in three mega cities prompted global ride-hailing platform Uber to select India among the first five shortlisted finalist countries which could be home to an international Uber Air City within the next five years. After evaluating countries across the globe, Uber Elevate — the ride-hailing platform’s aerial taxi arm — announced …