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Typhoon Hagibis wreaks havoc in Japan

Emergency workers called in after typhoon Hagibis causes widespread destruction in Japan

Emergency workers called in after typhoon Hagibis causes widespread destruction in Japan Typhoon Hagibis, one of the most powerful typhoons to hit Japan this year, has caused widespread destruction. All efforts are underway to rescue people trapped in inundated areas. Typhoon Hagibis hit mainland Japan on Saturday and killed at least 25 people. Additionally, 15 people went missing after the storm. Thousands of troops, firefighters

Typhoon Faxai wreaks havoc in Tokyo

Typhoon Faxai disrupts life after making landfall in Tokyo

Typhoon Faxai disrupts life after making landfall in Tokyo A powerful typhoon battered Japan on Monday, leaving 3 people dead and over 40 injured. As many as 17,000 passengers were stranded at Tokyo's Narita Airport due to the typhoon. Typhoon Faxai hit Tokyo on Monday, disrupting transport and forcing thousands of people to evacuate. At least three people have been killed and over 40 others injured

North Korea’s new warheads can penetrate missile defences: Japan

Missile launches by North Korea alarms Japan

Missile launches by North Korea alarms Japan North Korea’s new short-range missile can penetrate Japan’s missile defences, the country’s defence minister has asserted, while pointing the missile’s irregular trajectory. Japan’s Defence Minister Takeshi Iwaya said on Tuesday that North Korea appears to be developing short-range ballistic missile which can outsmart Japan’s missile defences. Pyongyang’s recent missile tests have raised alarm in the international community. The

South Korea to pull out of intel-sharing agreement with Japan

Tensions between South Korea and Japan escalate as former withdraws from bilateral pact

Tensions between South Korea and Japan escalate as former withdraws from bilateral pact South Korea has decided to pull out of an intelligence sharing agreement with Japan, a move that can potentially escalate a decades-old dispute between the two countries. South Korea has avowed that it will scrap the intelligence sharing pact with Japan, raising security concerns regarding North Korea. The

PM Shinzo Abe highlights the need for Economic Empowerment and Plastic Waste Reduction.

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Japanese PM Shinzo Abe in the G-20 Summit In the ongoing G-20 Summit 2019, host Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister stressed on economic empowerment of women and curbing plastic waste disposed in oceans as key areas of cooperation. Japanese PM Shinzo Abe, the host for the G-20 Summit 2019 stressed on economic empowerment of women and curbing plastic waste disposed in oceans in his address

PM Modi in G-20 Summit: Discusses Trade and Technology Ties with PM Abe

Discussion on Trade

PM Modi and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to hold extensive talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe covering trade and technological ties, oil import embargo in Asia and security. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Osaka, Japan on 27 June 2019 to attend the highly anticipated G-20 Summit 2019. He will hold marathon bilateral meeting

Japan to Resume Commercial Whaling after 30 Years

Japan to resume whaling from July 1, 2019

Japan to resume whaling from July 1, 2019 Japan will resume whaling from July 1, soon after the conclusion of the G20 summit. Environmentalists have urged world leaders to speak up against the decision The Japanese ships shall head towards the coastal waters on 1st July after its announcement to leave the International Whaling Commission (IWC) on 30th June six months earlier The decision to

Prime Minister Modi in G-20 Summit ’19: To Hold Talks on Terrorism and Economic Fugitives

PM Narendra Modi was welcomed by Japanese PM Shinzo Abe

PM Narendra Modi was welcomed by Japanese PM Shinzo Abe Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi arrived in Japan to attend G-20 Summit 2019. He will hold key bilateral meetings with world leaders at the Summit, particularly on tackling terrorism and economic fugitives. Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi arrived in Japan for the upcoming G-20 Summit in Osaka, Japan and received

US REMOVES INDIA FROM CURRENCY MONITORING LIST

Indian rupee not in Currency Monitoring List

US removes India from its Currency Monitoring List The US Treasury Department has removed Indian Rupee from its updated Currency Monitoring List of major trading partner nations. India had been placed in the watch list in October 2018 The US Treasury Department has removed India from its Currency Monitoring List of major trading partners. China, however, continues to

Indian Naval Joins US, Philippines, Japan in South China Sea Drill

Joint Naval Exercise

Indian destroyer INS Kolkata and tanker INS Shakti participated in the combined naval exercise in the disputed South China Sea amidst the US-China conflict over the commercial control of the area. Indian Navy joined the naval exercise by the US, Japan, and the Philippines in the disputed South China Sea. The warships from these countries performed six-day naval drills in the

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