Japan’s favorite flower, called sakura, used to reach their peak bloom in April, just as the country celebrates the start of its new school and business year.
Japan boosts rescue efforts as floods, landslides claim over 50 lives; more rain expected till Thursday
Visuals showed swollen rivers, destroyed homes, roads covered in landslides and stranded residents being carried to safety by military helicopters.
Japan: Fire at Kyoto animation studio kills at least 24 people, injures several other; police suspects arson
Footage of the blaze showed thick white smoke pouring from the windows of the three-storey studio building in Japan. Its facade was charred black on much of one side where the flames had shot out of the windows.
Strongest typhoon in 25 years, Jebi hits western Japan; Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urges people to 'evacuate early'
The strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years made landfall on Tuesday, the country's weather agency said, bringing violent winds and heavy rainfall that prompted evacuation warnings.
Floods in southwestern Japan have killed 15. Over 50 others are missing and many more had to flee their homes
Union Minister KJ Alphons expressed serious concerns over Varanasi's cleanliness, along with the negative effects of the city's raging traffic on tourism.
Tyga will be making his maiden visit to the country as he brings his world tour to Delhi to promote his newly-released album Kyoto.
Japan was hit by a rare string of bomb threats as US president Donald Trump held talks in Tokyo, kicking off an Asia tour under heavy security.
United Nations: India has ratified the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol that commits countries to contain the emission of greenhouse gases, reaffirming its stand on climate action.
Aung San Suu Kyi says the Myanmar government is responding to conflict in the troubled north of Rakhine state, which has suffered its worst violence since 2012, based on rule of law
Kyoto offers a restful respite from the frenetic pace of Tokyo — and you can experience the best parts of the city, very cheap
Flush with the stunning popularity of the Pokemon GO mobile game, Nintendo aims to make more from marketing popular characters such as Super Mario, taking a leaf from the Walt Disney playbook where Mickey Mouse and friends bring in billions of merchandising dollars each year.
Bets that shares of video game maker Nintendo will fall have quadrupled in the past week following a major rally sparked by the wild popularity of its Pokemon GO smartphone game.
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.
Pessimists badly outnumber optimists in any stock taking here as Prime Minister Narendra Modi completes a year as its five-star MP who promised a makeover but hasn't delivered so far.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday returned home after concluding his successful visit to Japan, which promised to give $35 billion to India over the next five years for developmental projects, as the two sides agreed to enhance their strategic cooperation to a new level.
Modi's Japan visit was an effort by the political leadership to bridge the gaps, but a failure of the diplomatic corps
Modi got a lot of things right in Tokyo, but he should have made Japan part of his maiden foreign tour in July, and not postponed it by two months.
The industry chamber identified key areas for enhancing economic cooperation between the India and Japan.
There are more similarities between Shinzo Abe and Narendra Modi than immediately apparent. But Japan's success has its limits, and Abenomics may not be the mantra for Modi to adopt.