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India improves global passport rank, Japan-Singapore top list, Pak among worst

India improves global passport rank, Japan-Singapore top list, Pak among worst

🕔17:36, 13.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Indian passport now ranks at 83rd position on the Henley Passport Index, climbing seven places from the 90th rank last year, the London-based global citizenship and residence advisory firm, said. It released the rankings for

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Japan to launch app for paperless border entry

Japan to launch app for paperless border entry

🕔07:30, 15.Dec 2021

Tokyo, Dec 15 (IANS) Japan’s Digital Agency has said that it will initiate an application software enabling visitors and returnees to go through simpler customs, immigration and quarantine (CIQ) procedures from next week. The “Visit Japan Web” service, slated to be

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UK to host G7 Summit next month

UK to host G7 Summit next month

🕔20:34, 22.Nov 2021

London, Nov 22 (IANS) The UK will host a summit of G7 Foreign and Development Ministers next month in the city of Liverpool, the government announced in a statement. According to the statement issued late Sunday, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss will

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Himachal CM launches Rs 1,010 cr Japanese-aided farm project

Himachal CM launches Rs 1,010 cr Japanese-aided farm project

🕔07:20, 17.Nov 2021

Shimla, Nov 17 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Tuesday presided over the launch of the Rs 1,010.60 crore second phase of the Himachal Pradesh Crop Diversification Promotion Project supported by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in

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US visit an occasion to strengthen strategic partnership : PM Modi

US visit an occasion to strengthen strategic partnership : PM Modi

🕔14:13, 22.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 22  Before leaving for the United State of America on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the visit would be an occasion to strengthen the comprehensive global strategic partnership with the US. The Prime minister further

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2 more weeks of lockdown under consideration in Japan

2 more weeks of lockdown under consideration in Japan

🕔10:31, 22.Sep 2021

The Japanese government has admitted it may have to extend its COVID-19 emergency measures by 2 more weeks in 20 of the country’s 46 prefectures, including Tokyo. The government has indicated that the restrictions will remain in place due to

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Japan to provide booster shots to elderly in 2022

Japan to provide booster shots to elderly in 2022

🕔16:47, 21.Sep 2021

Tokyo, Sep 21  Japan will begin to inoculate the elderly with the third dose of a Covid-19 jab early next year, as the country seeks to better deal with the spread of more infectious variants, Vaccination Minister Taro Kono said

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US, India, Japan, Australia to sign pact for stepping up chip production, move to cut China to size

US, India, Japan, Australia to sign pact for stepping up chip production, move to cut China to size

🕔15:07, 20.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 20: The United States, Japan, India and Australia are likely to sign an agreement to take steps to build secure semiconductor chip supply chains when they meet in Washington for the Indo-Pacific Quad summit next week, according

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Japan to send Self-Defense Forces planes to Afghanistan

Japan to send Self-Defense Forces planes to Afghanistan

🕔15:11, 23.Aug 2021

Tokyo, Aug 23  Japan will send three Self-Defense Forces (SDF) planes to Afghanistan to evacuate Japanese nationals and local staff who worked for the country’s embassy and other organisations, the top government spokesperson said on Monday. Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu

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G7 seeks cooperation on evacuation, refugees amid chaos in Kabul

G7 seeks cooperation on evacuation, refugees amid chaos in Kabul

🕔11:56, 20.Aug 2021

London, Aug 20  The G7 nations have sought to secure close cooperation in personnel evacuation and the resettlement of refugees as chaos continues at the Kabul airport amid the hasty withdrawal of the US-led military troops from Afghanistan and the

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Nagaland sets up oxygen generation plants

Nagaland sets up oxygen generation plants

🕔13:08, 23.Jun 2021

Three states in Northeast India buckle up to respond to COVID-19 emergency supported by the Government of  Japan and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Nagaland, June 23 — Two district hospitals in Tuensang and Phek in Nagaland now have emergency

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8 oxygen plants being set up in 3 NE states with Japan, UNDP support

8 oxygen plants being set up in 3 NE states with Japan, UNDP support

🕔17:36, 22.Jun 2021

Shillong/Agartala, June 22 Eight oxygen generation plants are being installed in the three northeast states — Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura — with the help of the Japanese government and UNDP, officials said on Tuesday. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) officials

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G7 ‘letdown’ on triple crises of climate, nature, Covid

G7 ‘letdown’ on triple crises of climate, nature, Covid

🕔21:34, 14.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 14: The G7 countries, fresh out of their summit in Cornwall, UK, have spotlighted an arc between Africa and the Indo-Pacific as the space where they wish to expand their democratic footprint amid Chinas rise as a

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Finally global investors head to India’s northeast

Finally global investors head to India’s northeast

🕔13:57, 17.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 17: After Japan, Indias northeastern states have caught the attention of domestic and foreign investors. A few Korean investors led by the Korean Trade Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) have already begun touring Sikkim to identify concrete investment

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With Quad at its strongest, US-Japan pledge to work with India on free Indo-Pacific

With Quad at its strongest, US-Japan pledge to work with India on free Indo-Pacific

🕔11:50, 17.Apr 2021

New York, April 17  Declaring that the Quad “has never been stronger”, the US and Japan have reiterated their commitment to work with India and Australia to build a free and “thriving” Indo-Pacific where, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga warned

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Discussion on QUAD Summit : Amb Pradeep Kapur in conversation with Ameya Sathaye

Discussion on QUAD Summit : Amb Pradeep Kapur in conversation with Ameya Sathaye

🕔20:16, 19.Mar 2021

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Bonding with Quad amplifies India’s Strategic Autonomy doctrine

Bonding with Quad amplifies India’s Strategic Autonomy doctrine

🕔16:42, 12.Mar 2021

New Delhi, March 12: Friday’s first summit of the Quad grouping comprising India, the United States, Australia and Japan is amplifying India’s “strategic autonomy,” which nails New Delhi’s policy of simultaneous engagement with countries belonging to rival camps. While China

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2nd phase of Malabar naval exercise with aircraft carriers kicks off on Tuesday

2nd phase of Malabar naval exercise with aircraft carriers kicks off on Tuesday

🕔16:26, 16.Nov 2020

New Delhi, Nov 16  India, Australia, Japan and the US are all set for the second phase of the Malabar exercise with aircraft carriers battle groups in Northern Arabian Sea from Tuesday. It is the second phase of Malabar exercise

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Hiroshima marks 75th atomic bomb anniversary

Hiroshima marks 75th atomic bomb anniversary

🕔12:54, 6.Aug 2020

Tokyo, Aug 6  Hiroshima on Thursday marked the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing on the Japanese city of by the US during the Second World War, with its Mayor urging the international community to unite against serious threats to

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6.2-magnitude quake strikes off Japan’s Chiba Prefecture

6.2-magnitude quake strikes off Japan’s Chiba Prefecture

🕔07:31, 25.Jun 2020

Tokyo, June 25  An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale struck off the east coast of Chiba Prefecture in Japan on Thursday, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA). The temblor occurred at around 4.47 a.m., with its epicentre

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