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  • SpaceX postpones mission to put Japanese lander on Moon Nov 30, 2022 10:28 AM IST

    SpaceX postpones mission to put Japanese lander on Moon

    A Falcon 9 rocket is now scheduled to blast off at 3:37 am (0837 GMT) Thursday from Cape Canaveral, Florida. SpaceX said on Twitter that the delay was to carry out more pre-flight checks.

  • Japan has this cute animal to thank for German win Nov 24, 2022 08:55 AM IST

    Japan has this cute animal to thank for German win

    FIFA World Cup 2022: Japan downed Germany 2-1 in a brilliant comeback win but its fate had already been decided by "Taiyo".

  • Soccer: Germany players cover mouths in team photo amid armband row Nov 24, 2022 06:40 AM IST

    Soccer: Germany players cover mouths in team photo amid armband row

    All Germany players took part in the gesture in front of dozens of photographers on the pitch ahead of kickoff, after world soccer body FIFA had threatened seven European teams with sanctions if they wore the armband symbolising diversity and tolerance.

  • Soccer: Asia on the march as Japan come from behind to stun Germany 2-1 Nov 24, 2022 06:36 AM IST

    Soccer: Asia on the march as Japan come from behind to stun Germany 2-1

    Four-times champions Germany had looked to be cruising to a routine victory via Ilkay Guendogan's first-half penalty but paid a fatal price for profligacy in front of goal.

  • FIFA World Cup 2022: Japan gets 2 late goals to beat Germany 2-1 Nov 23, 2022 08:40 PM IST

    FIFA World Cup 2022: Japan gets 2 late goals to beat Germany 2-1

    Ilkay Gündogan had given four-time champion Germany the lead with a first-half penalty.

  • Germany protests FIFA's ban on 'One Love' armband Nov 23, 2022 07:29 PM IST

    Germany protests FIFA's ban on 'One Love' armband

    German players protested against FIFA's ban on 'One Love' armbands' by posing, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, in front of the official photographers with their hands over their mouths.

  • Anand Mahindra shares video of Japanese fans cleaning Qatar stadium after match | Watch Nov 23, 2022 12:53 PM IST

    Anand Mahindra shares video of Japanese fans cleaning Qatar stadium after match | Watch

    "They said they weren’t doing it for the cameras, but I’m glad the cameras still spotted them," Anand Mahindra said.

  • FIFA World Cup 2022 matches today, time, full schedule Nov 23, 2022 09:17 AM IST

    FIFA World Cup 2022 matches today, time, full schedule

    FIFA World Cup 2022: The first match of the day is between Croatia and Morocco, followed by Germany taking on Japan.

  • Japan PM Kishida dogged by domestic wrangle on international trip Nov 19, 2022 02:45 PM IST

    Japan PM Kishida dogged by domestic wrangle on international trip

    By Sakura MurakamiTOKYO Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's struggled on Saturday to shake off domestic scandals that have undermined his a..

  • Japan's inflation hits 40-year high as BoJ sticks to easy policy Nov 18, 2022 10:29 AM IST

    Japan's inflation hits 40-year high as BoJ sticks to easy policy

    The nationwide core consumer price index (CPI) was up 3.6% on a year earlier, exceeding the 3.5% rise expected by economists and the 3.0% gain seen in September.

  • Japan extends participation in International Space Station to 2030 Nov 18, 2022 06:30 AM IST

    Japan extends participation in International Space Station to 2030

    Washington late last year pledged its commitment to keeping the ISS operational through 2030.

  • U.S., Japan and partners mobilise $20 billion to move Indonesia away from coal Nov 15, 2022 07:03 PM IST

    U.S., Japan and partners mobilise $20 billion to move Indonesia away from coal

    The Indonesia Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP), more than a year in the making, "is probably the single largest climate finance transaction or partnership ever"

  • Japan's economy unexpectedly shrinks as hot inflation, global slowdown take toll Nov 15, 2022 07:46 AM IST

    Japan's economy unexpectedly shrinks as hot inflation, global slowdown take toll

    Soaring global inflation, sweeping interest rate increases worldwide and the Ukraine war have undermined the post-COVID recovery in the world's third-biggest economy.

  • The G20 summit: Sniping on the beaches of beautiful Bali Nov 13, 2022 08:12 PM IST

    The G20 summit: Sniping on the beaches of beautiful Bali

    There is rising tension among G20 members on the Ukraine issue, among others. The challenge for India, which takes over the Chair, will be to keep the flock together.

  • Joe Biden promises competition with China, not conflict as first summit ends in Asia Nov 13, 2022 05:51 PM IST

    Joe Biden promises competition with China, not conflict as first summit ends in Asia

    Biden during an address to the East Asia Summit in Cambodia, said the United States would "compete vigorously" with Beijing while "ensuring competition does not veer into conflict", stressing the importance of peace in the Taiwan Strait.

  • Japan’s justice minister to get the boot over death penalty joke Nov 11, 2022 01:01 PM IST

    Japan’s justice minister to get the boot over death penalty joke

    The exit is also being viewed as a blow to Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida as he stands to lose another party member to controversy at a time when his cabinet's approval ratings are in a free fall

  • Japan PM Fumio Kishida, US Joe Biden to hold talks on November 13 Nov 11, 2022 07:30 AM IST

    Japan PM Fumio Kishida, US Joe Biden to hold talks on November 13

    joe Biden and Kishida are also scheduled for a trilateral meeting with South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol on the same day when they are expected to discuss North Korea's nuclear programme.

  • Japan to invest up to $500 million to manufacture advanced chips Nov 11, 2022 06:28 AM IST

    Japan to invest up to $500 million to manufacture advanced chips

    "Semiconductors are going to be a critical component for the development of new leading edge technologies such as AI, digital industries and in healthcare," Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Yasutoshi Nishimura said at a news briefing.

  • NIIF, JBIC sign an MoU to enhance Japanese investments in India Nov 10, 2022 02:49 PM IST

    NIIF, JBIC sign an MoU to enhance Japanese investments in India

    The memorandum of understanding (MOU) outlines a partnership framework between NIIF and JBIC, which is considering the establishment of a bilateral India-Japan Fund (IJF).

  • Joe Biden to discuss North Korea nuclear threat with Japan, South Korea leaders Nov 10, 2022 06:34 AM IST

    Joe Biden to discuss North Korea nuclear threat with Japan, South Korea leaders

    The leaders will meet in Cambodia on Sunday, Nov. 13, when Biden visits Asia for meetings with ASEAN and the Group of 20 industrialized nations.

  • Malabar wargame begins off Japanese island Yokosuka Nov 09, 2022 03:48 PM IST

    Malabar wargame begins off Japanese island Yokosuka

    Indian Naval ships Shivalik and INS Kamorta have been deployed for the 10-day high-voltage exercise being hosted by the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), officials said.

  • Nihon Kohden India's largest manufacturing unit coming up at MET City in Haryana Nov 08, 2022 05:42 PM IST

    Nihon Kohden India's largest manufacturing unit coming up at MET City in Haryana

    The 8,900-square-metre factory will be built on 16,135 square metres of land at MET City in the Jhajjar district of Haryana. It will be nearly four times bigger than Nihon Kohden's existing facility in Gujarat

  • ISRO plans to return to Mars, explore dark side of moon with Japan Nov 06, 2022 06:58 PM IST

    ISRO plans to return to Mars, explore dark side of moon with Japan

    Making a presentation on ISRO's future missions at the Akash Tattva conference here, Anil Bhardwaj, Director of the Ahmedabad-based Physical Research Laboratory, said the space agency also planned to send a probe to Mars.

  • Japan hosts multilateral display of naval unity amid East Asia tension Nov 06, 2022 04:33 PM IST

    Japan hosts multilateral display of naval unity amid East Asia tension

    The naval parade in Sagami Bay near Tokyo involved 38 vessels, 18 from friendly countries such as the United States, South Korea, Britain, Australia, Singapore, India and Thailand.

  • North Korea fires 4 ballistic missiles as U.S., Seoul end drills Nov 05, 2022 03:19 PM IST

    North Korea fires 4 ballistic missiles as U.S., Seoul end drills

    North Korea has launched a series of missiles this week, including a possible failed intercontinental ballistic missile, drawing condemnation from the United States, South Korea and Japan, and raising speculation it could be preparing to resume nuclear weapons testing for the first time since 2017.