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Japan braces for the worst; over 600,000 people told to evacuate as Typhoon Hagibis approaches

Japan braces for the worst; over 600,000 people told to evacuate as Typhoon Hagibis approaches

Tokyo: Japan has advised more than 600,000 people to evacuate as it prepares to face the Typhoon Hagibis. The approaching typhoon is caus...Read More

Typhoon Faxai: 80,000 homes in Japan still without power

Typhoon Faxai: 80,000 homes in Japan still without power

Tokyo: Almost 80,000 homes are still without power a week after a powerful typhoon battered eastern Japan, authorities said Monday, with ...Read More

Tokyo: 17,000 stranded at airport due to typhoon

Tokyo: 17,000 stranded at airport due to typhoon

The typhoon caused more than 100 flights to be scrapped and road and rail links to the airport were also badly affected, leaving many wit...Read More

Typhoon Faxai makes landfall near Tokyo; evacuation advisories issued to more than 110,000 households

Typhoon Faxai makes landfall near Tokyo; evacuation advisories issued to more than 110,000 households

Tokyo: Evacuation advisories were issued to more than 110,000 households in Tokyo and surrounding areas ahead of Typhoon Faxai's landfall...Read More

Both men and women make it to the Olympic Test Event finals in Tokyo

Both men and women make it to the Olympic Test Event finals in Tokyo

Mandeep Singh (9', 29', 30'), Nilakanta Sharma (3'), Nilam Sanjeep Xess (7') and Gurjant Singh (41') scored for India, while Kentaro Fuku...Read More

Tokyo gears up for Olympic Games 2020, medals unveiled

Tokyo gears up for Olympic Games 2020, medals unveiled

Japan Olympic Committee recently held a preparatory meeting in Tokyo

Tokyo 24-hour food store closes after a rat raid video goes viral

Tokyo 24-hour food store closes after a rat raid video goes viral

A night-time raid by a gang of rats on a 24-hour store thought to be in Tokyo's popular Shibuya neighbourhood has forced the property to ...Read More

Samsung profit slumps 53 per cent as chip market weakens

Samsung profit slumps 53 per cent as chip market weakens

The world's biggest smartphone and memory chip maker Samsung Electronics reported second-quarter net profits slumping by more than half i...Read More

Mumbai records air quality cleaner than New York, Tokyo, Sydney, Singapore

Mumbai records air quality cleaner than New York, Tokyo, Sydney, Singapore

Navi Mumbai recorded the cleanest air quality in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) with an AQI of 4 (good).

Climate red line at G20: Emmanuel Macron

Climate red line at G20: Emmanuel Macron

France wants the G20 to issue a statement committing to strong action on climate change and considers the issue a "red line", President E...Read More

Tokyo 2020 Olympics generates whopping $3 billion of domestic sponsorship revenue

Tokyo 2020 Olympics generates whopping $3 billion of domestic sponsorship revenue

Around 62 companies have signed for local sponsorship agreement for all three tiers of the sponsorship agreement. Out of this, 32 have si...Read More

Connaught Place 4th most expensive,BKC is 7th

Connaught Place 4th most expensive,BKC is 7th

New Delhi: Connaught Place in the national capital has emerged as the fourth most expensive office market in the Asia Pacific with a mode...Read More

Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn freed on bail after three months in jail

Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn freed on bail after three months in jail

Tokyo: Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn left a Tokyo jail on Wednesday after more than 100 days of detention, a day after a surprise cour...Read More

Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe backs Donald Trump after Kim summit ends with no deal

Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe backs Donald Trump after Kim summit ends with no deal

Tokyo: Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe backed Donald Trump Thursday after the US president’s talks with North Korea’s leader ended with...Read More

Mini miracle: ‘Record-breaking’ preemie leaves Tokyo hospital

Mini miracle: ‘Record-breaking’ preemie leaves Tokyo hospital

Tokyo: A baby born in Tokyo weighing the same as a large onion has gone home healthy, become the smallest newborn boy in the world to lea...Read More

Japan’s emperor marks 30th year of reign at Tokyo ceremony

Japan’s emperor marks 30th year of reign at Tokyo ceremony

Tokyo: Japan’s Emperor Akihito attended a ceremony on Sunday to mark the 30th year of his reign while calling for the country to embrace ...Read More

Tokyo strikes gold with e-waste in Olympics

Tokyo strikes gold with e-waste in Olympics

Tokyo: All medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be made from metal collected by recycling electronic waste, games organisers said on F...Read More

Rare fish sightings raise disasters’ fears

Rare fish sightings raise disasters’ fears

Tokyo: Sightings of the rare oar­fish in Japan have raised fear and speculation among the people of an incoming natural disaster, as the ...Read More

Japanese firms receive letters with cyanide

Japanese firms receive letters with cyanide

Tokyo: Nine Japanese companies, including drugmakers and a newspaper, have received blackmail letters containing white powder suspected t...Read More

Graffiti in Tokyo could be Banksy artwork

Graffiti in Tokyo could be Banksy artwork

Tokyo: Japanese officials have said that a piece of graffiti found at a monorail station in Tokyo could be the work of British anonymous ...Read More

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