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Netaji's daughter wants DNA test of ashes kept in Renkoji temple

Jan 26, 2016

Netaji's daughter wants DNA test of ashes kept in Renkoji temple

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's daughter wants a DNA test to be conducted to establish whether the ashes kept in a Japanese temple are her father's. #India #Tokyo #Japan #NewsTracker #DNA test #Subhash Chandra Bose #Netaji #Anita Bose Pfaff #Renkoji temple
Netaji was cremated in Taipei after his death in a plance crash, claims British website

Jan 22, 2016

Netaji was cremated in Taipei after his death in a plance crash, claims British website

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was cremated in Taihoku, Japanese name for Taipei, as the coffin was too long to be put in plane bound for Tokyo. #India #Tokyo #Japan #NewsTracker #Taipei #Subhash Chandra Bose #Netaji #Second World War #Taihoku #British website
Sold! Endangered Pacific bluefin tuna goes for $117,000 at auction in Japan

Jan 05, 2016

Sold! Endangered Pacific bluefin tuna goes for $117,000 at auction in Japan

A Japanese sushi boss paid more than $117,000 Tuesday for a giant bluefin tuna as Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market held its last New Year auction ahead of a much-needed modernisation move. #Tokyo #Japan #NewsTracker #Sushi #Hongkong #Bluefin tuna #Tsukiji #Toyosu #Kiyoshi Kimura #Global Tuna Conservation at the Pew Charitable Trusts #Sushi-Zanmai
First case of death by caffeine reported in Japan

Dec 21, 2015

First case of death by caffeine reported in Japan

A man died of caffeine intoxication in the first such reported case in Japan, the media reported on Monday. #Tokyo #Japan #caffeine #Shareworthy #Caffeine related death
Japan's PM Shinzo Abe to visit India on Friday; Varanasi, Sarnath on agenda

Dec 07, 2015

Japan's PM Shinzo Abe to visit India on Friday; Varanasi, Sarnath on agenda

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will arrive in New Delhi on Friday on a three-day visit to hold annual summit talks with Narendra Modi with a focus on forging greater synergies between two major Asian economies and take forward special strategic ties. #Tokyo #Japan #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Varanasi #Shinzo Abe #Kyoto #Sarnath #9th annual Indo-Japan summit #US-2 amphibian aircraft #Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar #Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
Ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Japan to launch an anti-terrorism intelligence unit

Dec 04, 2015

Ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Japan to launch an anti-terrorism intelligence unit

Japan will launch an anti-terrorism intelligence unit next week as the country gears up for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. #Japan #Shinzo Abe #Anti-Terrorism #Tokyo Olympics
Explosion rocks Japan's contentious Yasukuni shrine for war victims in Tokyo; none reported injured

Nov 23, 2015

Explosion rocks Japan's contentious Yasukuni shrine for war victims in Tokyo; none reported injured

An explosion today damaged a public restroom at a controversial shrine in Tokyo that honors Japanese war dead, with police suspecting foul play. No one was injured. #Tokyo #NewsTracker #japanese #Shinzo Abe #Emperor Akihito #Yasukuni shrine
7.0 earthquake magnitude hits southwestern Japan coast

Nov 14, 2015

7.0 earthquake magnitude hits southwestern Japan coast

A powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the southwestern coast of Japan on Saturday morning, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. #Tokyo #Japan #NewsTracker #Tsunami #earthquake #quake #Natural Disaster #Kagoshima
FIFA approves five presidential candidates, Platini pending

Nov 13, 2015

FIFA approves five presidential candidates, Platini pending

FIFA on Thursday approved five candidates to stand in February's vote to replace Sepp Blatter as president of world football's governing body, but Michel Platini has not yet made the list. #FIFA #KickingAround #Michel Platini #Jerome Champagne #Election #Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa #Prince Ali Al Hussein #Gianni Infantino #Tokyo Sexwale