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PM Modi holds Cabinet meeting immediately after returning from two-day Japan visit
India

PM Modi holds Cabinet meeting immediately after returning from two-day Japan visit

The Cabinet meeting chaired by PM Modi was attended by Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, S Jaishankar, Nitin Gadkari, Nirmala Sitharaman, Kiren Rijiju, Anurag Thakur, and Smriti Irani among others

Quad extends over $50 billion of infrastructure assistance, investment in Indo-Pacific over next five years
World

Quad extends over $50 billion of infrastructure assistance, investment in Indo-Pacific over next five years

In a statement, the Quad leaders said that they share a commitment to addressing debt issues, which have been exacerbated by the pandemic in many countries

Quad Fellowship, designed to build ties among next generation scientists and technologists, launched at summit in Tokyo
World

Quad Fellowship, designed to build ties among next generation scientists and technologists, launched at summit in Tokyo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi encouraged Indian students to apply for the Quad Fellowship programme and join the next generation of STEM leaders and innovators building a better future for humanity

Quad not just a passing fad, we're here to get things done for Indo-Pacific region, says Joe Biden
World

Quad not just a passing fad, we're here to get things done for Indo-Pacific region, says Joe Biden

President Joe Biden said that he is looking forward to continuing to work with the Quad countries and strengthen economic cooperation to deliver inclusive growth and shared prosperity

China sees Joe Biden's new trade deal with 12 Indo-Pacific nations as threat to its dominance in region
World

China sees Joe Biden's new trade deal with 12 Indo-Pacific nations as threat to its dominance in region

Chinese foreign minister said Beijing will advance its accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Digital Economy Partnership Agreement to counter the new trade and economic initiative of the Quad alliance

India, US partnership is partnership of trust: PM Modi during bilateral talks with Joe Biden
World

India, US partnership is partnership of trust: PM Modi during bilateral talks with Joe Biden

Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasised that India and the US share common views on the Indo-Pacific region. During the bilateral meet, Biden said that there is a lot that both the countries can and will do together

With our mutual cooperation, free, open, inclusive Indo-Pacific Region getting encouraged: PM Modi at Quad summit
World

With our mutual cooperation, free, open, inclusive Indo-Pacific Region getting encouraged: PM Modi at Quad summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Quad has made a significant place for itself before the world in a short span of time

Narendra Modi concludes Day 1 of his Tokyo trip
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Narendra Modi concludes Day 1 of his Tokyo trip

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday arrived in Japan on a two-day visit to attend a summit of the Quad leaders which is aimed at further bolstering cooperation among its member nations and discuss developments in the Indo-Pacific region

Every Japanese should visit India once in their life, says PM Modi in Tokyo
India

Every Japanese should visit India once in their life, says PM Modi in Tokyo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Indian community in Tokyo on the first day of his two-day visit to Tokyo

Narendra Modi discusses Softbank's participation in new technologies with company founder in Tokyo
World

Narendra Modi discusses Softbank's participation in new technologies with company founder in Tokyo

They discussed various reforms being undertaken to enable ease of doing business in India. Specific proposals were shared with Softbank where it could enhance its investments in India

Australia's Anthony Albanese heads to Tokyo to attend the Quad summit with climate message
World

Australia's Anthony Albanese heads to Tokyo to attend the Quad summit with climate message

Albanese said that the Tokyo summit was 'an absolute priority' for Australia and an opportunity 'to send a message to the world'

PM Modi and Joe Biden to hold bilateral meeting at second in-person Quad summit in Japan
World

PM Modi and Joe Biden to hold bilateral meeting at second in-person Quad summit in Japan

The US said it believes the summit will demonstrate both in substance and in vision that democracies can deliver and that the nations working together will defend and uphold the principles of a free and open Indo-Pacific

Joe Biden to meet PM Modi at QUAD summit in Tokyo in May: White House
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Joe Biden to meet PM Modi at QUAD summit in Tokyo in May: White House

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said, 'The leaders will discuss opportunities to deepen our vital security relationships, enhance economic ties and expand our close cooperation to deliver practical results'

Goodbye Nakagin Capsule Tower: All you need to know about Japan's 50-year-old iconic building and why its being demolished
World

Goodbye Nakagin Capsule Tower: All you need to know about Japan's 50-year-old iconic building and why its being demolished

Built in 1972, the Nakagin Capsule Tower is considered as Japan's most prominent symbol of metabolism architecture. However, years of disrepair and decay have forced the owners to bring down the structure

Japanese director Ryusuke Hamaguchi reflects on his Oscar-winning feature Drive My Car, its popularity
Entertainment

Japanese director Ryusuke Hamaguchi reflects on his Oscar-winning feature Drive My Car, its popularity

Drive My Car, the 3-hour-long film based on a short story by Haruki Murakami, won an Oscar last week for best international feature film

'Chinese president Xi Jinping himself a risk to country's economy'
World

'Chinese president Xi Jinping himself a risk to country's economy'

If Xi fails to improve the economic situation by the Communist Party's national congress in autumn, it could affect his power, Japanese financial newspaper Nikkei Asia quoted a Chinese political source as saying.

Japanese officials are practically begging public to drink milk, here's why
World

Japanese officials are practically begging public to drink milk, here's why

The Japanese government estimates that as much as 5,000 tonnes of raw milk could be discarded by the end of 2021

Tokyo professor invents lickable TV that imitates different food flavours
World

Tokyo professor invents lickable TV that imitates different food flavours

A 22-year-old student of the Meiji University, Yuki Hou, volunteered to show reporters how the TTTV machine work

As COVID-19 and Canada floods squeeze potato imports, McDonald's rations fries in Japan
World

As COVID-19 and Canada floods squeeze potato imports, McDonald's rations fries in Japan

The restriction comes during the busy year-end period, with schools and offices beginning to close for the holidays

Gennady Golovkin's world title bout in Japan postponed over border ban
Sports

Gennady Golovkin's world title bout in Japan postponed over border ban

The hard-hitting Kazakh boxer was set to return to the ring after a year's absence with a unification bout against Japanese WBA super-titlist Murata on 29 December in Saitama, north of Tokyo.