Monday, 30 January, 2023

Topic: Japan

Japanese Red Army founder Fusako Shigenobu free after 20 yrs, regrets ‘damage to innocent people’

76-year-old, who dreamt of global socialist revolution & is believed to have coordinated several terror acts in tandem with Palestinian guerillas, was released Saturday from a Tokyo prison.

With Russia-China bombers, Quad has to be all for one and one for all. Nothing less will do

If Quad countries don’t bring ‘norms’ and ‘openness’ on the ground, then the grouping will remain nothing but a geometric equation in the sand.

Can Japan predict earthquakes

Japan has the most advanced earthquake warning system in all of the world. People are warned of earthquakes before the destructive waves commence.

Japan says it scrambled jets as Russian, Chinese planes flew near its airspace during Quad meet

According to Japanese Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi, Russian and Chinese bombers ‘made a joint flight to East China Sea’, while a Russian aircraft flew off the island of Hoikkado.

India ‘approves’ Japanese commercial plane landing for Ukrainian aid, not military aircraft

MEA says it has allowed Japanese commercial plane to land & pick up humanitarian supplies in Mumbai and also overflight for Self Defense Forces flight.

India, Japan, Australia need tech alliance to counter China and Huawei’s monopoly

India, Japan, and Australia can veer away states in South, South East, and East Asia from falling into China’s ‘technology debt trap’.

Modi’s India is in a foreign policy sweet spot by playing all sides — US, China, EU, Russia

Modi met Japanese PM Kishida, and is welcoming the Israeli PM and Chinese foreign minister. India is also buying cheap oil from Russia without US sanctions.

Before business, joining hands in namaste — glimpses from Modi’s meeting with Japanese PM

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida was in Delhi Saturday to participate in 14th India-Japan Annual Summit. ThePrint's Praveen Jain brings moments from his meeting with PM Modi.

Magnitude-7.4 earthquake hits Japan near Fukushima, leaves 4 dead, halts factories

The affected area was devastated by a 9.0-magnitude earthquake and tsunami in 2011 which left nearly 20,000 dead or missing, and triggered a nuclear crisis.

7.3 magnitude earthquake hits near Japan’s Fukushima, triggers tsunami warning

The earthquake, which also disrupted power in parts of Tokyo, struck at around 11:36 pm local time, Japan's meteorological agency said.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.