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Maximum city, maximum din? Mumbai noisiest in India, Delhi fourth

Apr 26, 2016

Maximum city, maximum din? Mumbai noisiest in India, Delhi fourth

Mumbai has been declared the noisiest city in India, a dubious distinction for the commercial capital. #Tokyo #Delhi #NewsTracker #Mumbai #New York #noise pollution #CPCB #Sumaira Abdulali
New logo for 2020 Tokyo Olympics unveiled following plagiarism controversy

Apr 25, 2016

New logo for 2020 Tokyo Olympics unveiled following plagiarism controversy

A ring of interconnected blue rectangular shapes is the new symbol of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, after an initial design was scrapped over plagiarism charges #Tokyo #International Olympic Committee #SportsTracker #Plagiarism #Paralympic Games #2020 Olympic Games #Tokyo Olympics
Shunned in the west, Mugabe gets welcomed by Shinzo Abe in Japan

Mar 28, 2016

Shunned in the west, Mugabe gets welcomed by Shinzo Abe in Japan

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday, welcomed Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe — the 92-year-old former guerrilla fighter who is widely shunned in the West but frequently courted in Asia. #China #Tokyo #Japan #United Nations #African #Abe #Mugabe
Kept in captivity for two years: Missing Japanese girl escapes, alleged abductor found covered in blood

Mar 28, 2016

Kept in captivity for two years: Missing Japanese girl escapes, alleged abductor found covered in blood

A Japanese girl who vanished two years ago has returned home after escaping from the apartment of the university student who had held her captive, police and local media said Monday. #Tokyo #Japan #NewsTracker #sexual assault #abduction #Japanese girl
Plutonium carrying British ship headed for US, leaves Japan

Mar 22, 2016

Plutonium carrying British ship headed for US, leaves Japan

An armed British ship believed to be carrying enough plutonium to make about 40 atomic bombs has left a port in eastern Japan to transport the shipment to the US for storage. #Tokyo #Japan #US #NewsTracker #british #plutonium #ships #Pacific Nuclear Transport Limited
Glider crashes into a residential area near Tokyo, kills two on board

Mar 17, 2016

Glider crashes into a residential area near Tokyo, kills two on board

A glider crashed into a residential area near Tokyo on Thursday, killing the two men on board, said local police and fire officials. #Tokyo #Japan #NewsTracker #glider #Narita airport
Fukushima clean-up: Japan, US, France to team up to make the area habitable again, says officials

Mar 14, 2016

Fukushima clean-up: Japan, US, France to team up to make the area habitable again, says officials

The Japanese government will team up with experts in the United States and France to develop brand new technologies to collect melted fuel from crippled reactors at Fukushima, an official said on Monday. #United States #Tokyo #Japan #France #NewsTracker #Tsunami #Nuclear power #Fukushima #Uranium #Chernobyl
Taiwan can take lessons from Japan on using technology to ensure buildings survive earthquakes

Feb 08, 2016

Taiwan can take lessons from Japan on using technology to ensure buildings survive earthquakes

Shocking images of a Taiwan apartment complex felled like a tree by an earthquake highlight what is needed to build a structure that can withstand seismic shocks. #Tokyo #Japan #CriticalPoint #earthquake #Taiwan #1995 Kobe earthquake #Mori Tower #Japan Society of Seismic Isolation #Tokyo Skytree #Horyuji Buddhist temple complex
Japan to adopt parliamentary resolution to protest North Korea's missile launch

Feb 08, 2016

Japan to adopt parliamentary resolution to protest North Korea's missile launch

Bipartisan lawmakers in Japan will convene on Tuesday and are widely expected to adopt a resolution protesting the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's (DPRK) launch of a long range rocket on Sunday. #Tokyo #Japan #NewsTracker #North Korea #UN Security Council #North Korea nuclear test
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