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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

France Deems India “Absolutely Needed” As Permanent Member of UNSC


France reiterates support for India, along with Germany, Japan, Brazil, and equitable representation of Africans, for its permanent seat in the expansion of the UNSC. India, besides Germany, Brazil, and Japan is deemed as “absolutely needed” for permanent members of the UN Security Council. The support has come from France, stating that the enlargement of the council group is crucial for

Japan And Vietnam Defence Ministers Seek To Peacefully Resolve South China Sea Issue

South China Sea Issue

In a meeting held at Hanoi, the defence ministers of Japan and Vietnam agreed to resolve the territorial claim disputes in South China Sea, Japanese ministry officials said. The defence ministers of Vietnam and Japan have confirmed to work peacefully together to tackle China’s rapid expansion in the South China Sea. The statement came after both the countries held an official

Indian-Origin ‘Yogi’ Wins Ward Election In Japan

Yogendra Puranik wins award in Japan

The 41-year-old Indian-origin Japanese, nicknamed ‘Yogi’, wins election in Japan with 6,477 votes, a fifth highest of the 226,561 valid ballots that was conducted on April 21. Puranik Yogendra becomes the first Indian to win Japan’s election after being designated to Tokyo’s Edogawa ward assembly. The 41-year-old goes by the nickname ‘Yogi’ who was backed by the Constitutional Democratic Party of

US, South Korea Make Efforts to Resolve Tension with North Korea

Joint annual military drill by the US and South Korea called off in an attempt to extend cooperation with North Korea

United States and South Korea have called off their annual joint military drills in an attempt to secure cooperation on denuclearisation with North Korea. The decision has come after the second summit meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un in Vietnam The United States and South Korea have decided to call off the joint military

Indian Rural Artists Win Snow Art Competition in Japan

Team India, Abhyuday bags win in snow sculpting competition held in Japan

Ravi Prakash, Sunil Kumar Kushwaha and Rajnish Verma from rural Indian bagged the first prize in the International Snow Sculpturing Competition (ISSC) Japan Cup 2019. The three young men, from Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, combined resources and individual funds to participate in the event A trio of artists from rural India won the country the first prize in the

Japan, India Hold 10th Bilateral Strategic Dialogue

Indian Foreign Minister, Sushma Swaraj and Japanese Foreign Minister, Taro Kono met for the 10th Indo-Japan Strategic Dialogue in New Delhi

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Japanese Foreign Minister, Taro Kono discussed the need to strengthen defence cooperation between the two nations at the 10th Indo-Japan Strategic Dialogue held in New Delhi   The Japanese Foreign Minister, Taro Kono flew down to India on Monday for a two-day visit to attend the 10th Indo-Japan Strategic dialogue in New Delhi. The

Japan to Resume Commercial Whaling After Over 30 Years

Japanese government confirmed on Wednesday that the country will be quitting the International Whaling Commission, resuming commercial whaling for the first time in over three decades. Japan has received international criticism for the decision The Japanese government chief spokesperson, Yoshihide Suga, revealed on Wednesday that Japan would resume commercial whaling from July 2019. The decision ends an over 30 year long

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