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Japan boosts rescue efforts as floods, landslides claim over 50 lives; more rain expected till Thursday
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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
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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'
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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: Toll rises to 15; over 50 people reported missing, 250 displaced
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Floods in Southwestern Japan: Toll rises to 15; over 50 people reported missing, 250 displaced

Floods in southwestern Japan have killed 15. Over 50 others are missing and many more had to flee their homes

KJ Alphons calls Narendra Modi's constituency Varanasi 'dirty city' which 'needs to be cleaned'
India

KJ Alphons calls Narendra Modi's constituency Varanasi 'dirty city' which 'needs to be cleaned'

Union Minister KJ Alphons expressed serious concerns over Varanasi's cleanliness, along with the negative effects of the city's raging traffic on tourism.

Grammy-nominated American rapper Tyga to perform in Delhi on 20 April to promote new album, Kyoto
Entertainment

Grammy-nominated American rapper Tyga to perform in Delhi on 20 April to promote new album, Kyoto

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.

Donald Trump in Japan: No explosives found, no arrests made after bomb threats rock country
World

Donald Trump in Japan: No explosives found, no arrests made after bomb threats rock country

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.

India ratifies 2nd commitment period of Kyoto Protocol at the United Nations
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India ratifies 2nd commitment period of Kyoto Protocol at the United Nations

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.

Myanmar: Suu Kyi says 'delicate' conflict in Rakhine handled by rule of law
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Myanmar: Suu Kyi says 'delicate' conflict in Rakhine handled by rule of law

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 on a budget: Zen gardens, Buddhist shrines, manga museums — on the cheap
Life

Kyoto on a budget: Zen gardens, Buddhist shrines, manga museums — on the cheap

Kyoto offers a restful respite from the frenetic pace of Tokyo — and you can experience the best parts of the city, very cheap

Super Mario Brother eyes merchandising makeover like Mickey Mouse
News & Analysis

Super Mario Brother eyes merchandising makeover like Mickey Mouse

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.

As Pokémon's aura fades, short sellers flock to Nintendo
News & Analysis

As Pokémon's aura fades, short sellers flock to Nintendo

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.

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

No PM Modi makeover yet: A year later, Varanasi awaits its star MP to deliver
Politics

No PM Modi makeover yet: A year later, Varanasi awaits its star MP to deliver

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.

Narendra Modi back in India after successful 5-day Japan visit
India

Narendra Modi back in India after successful 5-day Japan visit

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: Fear of China lurks in the Indian babudom
Economy

Modi's Japan visit: Fear of China lurks in the Indian babudom

Modi's Japan visit was an effort by the political leadership to bridge the gaps, but a failure of the diplomatic corps

The Japan visit is a blockbuster, but here is one, small mistake PM Modi made
World

The Japan visit is a blockbuster, but here is one, small mistake PM Modi made

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.

India, Japan can boost eco cooperation in power, manufacturing sectors: Assocham
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India, Japan can boost eco cooperation in power, manufacturing sectors: Assocham

The industry chamber identified key areas for enhancing economic cooperation between the India and Japan.

India's Abe: Is Narendra Modi's Japan fixation really such a good idea?
World

India's Abe: Is Narendra Modi's Japan fixation really such a good idea?

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.

Special management team for Japan to be set up under PMO: Modi
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Special management team for Japan to be set up under PMO: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced the creation of a special management team exclusively for Japan under the PMO.