Nitte students to visit Japan

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

 Mangaluru: A team of 10 undergraduate students from different departments of the Nitte-based NMAM Institute of Technology (NMAMIT), along with one faculty member, will be participating in SAKURA student exchange programme under the theme ‘Drone technology and system integration’ at Ritsumeikan University in Japan from June 13 to 20. A press release issued by NMAMIT […]

Japan to Invest 33 Billion Dollars in India Over Next Five Years: Highlights

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
Modi Tokyo

Tokyo : Japan has pledged to invest 33.5 billion dollars over the next five years in India to finance infrastructure projects and building of smart cities. Japan will also supply financial, technical and operational support to introduce bullet trains in India, a pet project of PM Narendra Modi. Following are the highlights of a joint […]

PM Modi visits ancient Buddhist temples in Japan

Sunday, August 31st, 2014
Modi at Buddhist temple

Kyoto : On the second day of his Japan tour, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today visited two prominent ancient Buddhist temples here ‘Toji and Kinkakuji’ offering prayers and mingling with the common people and tourists. The dress-conscious Modi was attired in all-white kurta pyjama, sleeveless jacket and white sandals, when he visited the temples, apparently […]

PM Modi goes to Japan amid high expectations

Saturday, August 30th, 2014
Modi Japan

New Delhi : Amid “great expectations”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday embarked on a visit to Japan which is expected to open new vistas in the bilateral ties and take the Strategic and Global Partnership to a higher level. On his first bilateral visit outside the subcontinent as the Prime Minister, Modi has a […]

Japan concerned about Chinese military activity

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Tokyo : Tokyo expressed unease Thursday over Chinese military and maritime activity near disputed islands that Japan controls, as China defended a flight by one of its fighter jets near Japanese airspace.Japan had scrambled fighter jets Wednesday to keep watch on a Chinese early warning plane flying over international waters between Japan’s southern Okinawa island […]

Now, cracks appear in cockpit window of Dreamliner

Friday, January 11th, 2013
Now, cracks appear in cockpit window of Dreamliner

Tokyo/ Washington: Boeing Co’s 787 Dreamliner jet suffered a cracked cockpit window and an oil leak on separate flights in Japan on Friday – the latest in a series of incidents to test confidence in the sophisticated new aircraft. All Nippon Airways Co said a domestic flight from Tokyo landed safely at Matsuyama airport in […]

Strong earthquake hits northeast Japan, tsunami warning issued

Friday, December 7th, 2012
Northeastern Japan

Tokyo: A strong earthquake centred off the coast of northeastern Japan shook buildings as far as Tokyo and led to a tsunami warning for coastal areas of the northeast, public broadcaster NHK said on Friday. The earthquake had a preliminary magnitude of 7.3, the US Geological Survey said. That was revised from an earlier estimate […]

Gurdon, Yamanaka win Nobel medicine prize

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012
Nobel Prize

Stockholm : British researcher John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka of Japan won this year’s Nobel Prize in medicine today for the discovery that mature, specialized cells of the body can be reprogrammed into blank slates that can become any kind of cell. The prize committee at Stockholm’s Karonlinska institute said the discovery has “revolutionized our […]

World’s lowest ‘roadworthy’ miniature car measures a record 18 inches

Thursday, September 27th, 2012
Worlds miniature car

London : It may look like a toy, but this miniature car has as much right to be on the road as any other vehicle. Measuring just 45.2cm or 17.79 inches in height, Mirai – ‘future’ in Japanese – has just entered the Guinness World Records Book 2013 for being the lowest roadworthy car. Mirai […]

Waterfall-like rain eases in Japan, but 27 dead

Monday, July 16th, 2012
Waterfall in Japan

Tokyo: Most of the quarter-million people forced to flee massive flooding in southwest Japan were able to return home by Monday, but weather officials warned the danger had not fully passed from the record rainfall that left at least 27 people dead over the weekend. Thousands of homes and hundreds of roads were damaged, and […]

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