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yphoon Talas kills 2 people in Japan

Tokyo, Sep 24 : Typhoon Talas has resulted in the death of two people, left one person missing and three others injured in Japan's central Shizuoka Prefecture, Kyodo news agency reported on Saturday. Two men have died as a result of a landslide that occurred due to heavy rainfall caused by the storm. A child is among the three injured people, according to the newspaper.

2 dead as typhoon Nanmadol hits Japan

Tokyo, Sep 19 : Two people were reported dead and another missing on Monday after powerful typhoon Nanmadol landed in Japan's southwestern region of Kyushu, bringing rain and gales, local media reported.

BWF Worlds: Arjun-Dhruv pair advances, Ashwini-Sikki duo falls

Tokyo, Aug 24 : India had mixed start of Day-3 of the BWF World Championships on Wednesday as the rising men's doubles pair of M R Arjun and Dhruv Kapila sailed into round-of-16 while women's doubles duo of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy and Pooja Dandu and Sanajan Santosh lost their respective round-of-32 matches.

PM seeks greater participation of Japanese business leaders

Tokyo/New Delhi, May 23 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a round-table with Japanese business leaders and invited their greater participation in India. Top executives and CEOs of 34 Japanese companies from diverse sectors, including automobiles, electronics, semi-conductors, steel, technology, trading and banking and finance, participated in the event. Majority of these companies have investments and operations in India, the PMO informed.

Tokyo daily Covid cases grow 15-fold in week :Govt

Tokyo, Jan 8 (UNI/Xinhua) As world reels under Corona onslaught, Japan's capital Tokyo daily Covid-19 infections grew to 1,224, increasing 15-fold in one week, the Japanese capital's government said Saturday. Nationally, the new cases will likely be around 7,000 on Saturday, according to Kyodo News, as some other prefectures logged record daily numbers, indicating the country is entering a sixth wave of the pandemic with the Omicron continuing to spread. The capital's daily count was 922 the previous day and just 79 a week ago, which reflected the quickly evolving pandemic situation in the country.

Japan to approve 314 bln USD supplementary budget for stimulus package

Tokyo, Nov 26 (UNI/Xinhua) Japan's cabinet is set to approve a record 36 trillion yen (314 billion US dollars) supplementary budget for fiscal 2021 on Friday to fund the government's latest economic stimulus, local media reported Friday.

North Korea’s missile launches serious threat to int’l community: Japan Defence...

Tokyo, Oct 19 (UNI/Sputnik) North Korea's continuing missile launches pose a serious threat to the international community, including Japan, Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi told reporters. "Since May 2019, North Korea has been conducting frequent missile tests. The goal is clearly to improve missile technology. North Korea's continuing missile launches pose a serious threat to the entire international community, including Japan," Kishi said at a news conference broadcast by the NHK TV channel.

Tokyo 2020: Bajrang Punia wins bronze, takes India’s medal tally to...

Tokyo, Aug 7 : Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia clinched the bronze medal after defeating Daulet Niyazbekov of Kazakhstan in the men's freestyle 65kg category play-off match, here on Saturday.

Yogi congratulate Indian men’s hockey team for winning Olympic bronze

Lucknow, Aug 5 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday congratulated the Indian men's hockey team for winning the bronze medal in the Olympics. " Today, the Indian men's hockey team won the bronze medal in the Tokyo Olympics with a historic performance. Today's success has added a golden chapter in the history of Indian Hockey," the CM tweeted in Hindi.

Japan to Hospitalize only serious cases as COVID-19 infections rise :...

Tokyo, Aug 3 (UNI/SPUTNIK) - Japanese government is planning to toughen requirements for hospitalization of COVID-19 patients, taking to hospitals only those who are seriously ill or at risk of becoming so, Japanese health minister Norihisa Tamura said on Tuesday.
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