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Japan to have new n-regulatory panel


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 11 (IANS) The Japanese cabinet Tuesday decided to have a new nuclear regulatory commission. The decision comes a year and a half after the Fukushima nuclear disaster.The new ... Read more...

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WWII bombing victims in China sue Japan


September 10th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 10 (IANS) Survivors of a series of bombings on a city in southwest China during World War II are seeking compensation from the Japanese government, more than seven ... Read more...

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19 Killed in record downpour in Japan


July 13th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 19 people have been killed as the heaviest rainfall on record pounded Japan's southern island of Kyushu, causing flash floods and mudslides.A month's ... Read more...

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Japanese PM reshuffles cabinet


June 4th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 4 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda Monday reshuffled his cabinet for the second time, replacing five ministers out of 18 in a move to win support from ... Read more...

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China, Japan, South Korea warn North Korea over n-tests (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) China, Japan and South Korea have warned they will not accept new nuclear tests by North Korea, South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak said Sunday."Our three countries ... Read more...

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India, Japan to hold economic dialogue, discuss n-deal (Lead)


April 29th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) India and Japan will hold their first economic dialogue and sixth strategic talks Monday to impart a renewed momentum to burgeoning multi-faceted ties and ... Read more...

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US to move out 9,000 Marines from Japan


April 27th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 27 (IANS) The US will move 9,000 Marines out of Japan's southern Okinawa to Guam, Hawaii and other locations in the Asia-Pacific region, said a joint statement ... Read more...

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Sarkozy lied about visiting Fukushima


April 13th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Friday admitted he did not visit Fukushima during a trip to Japan after the tsunami last March, but had told an ... Read more...

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Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor making progress: Mukherjee


March 16th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday informed the Lok Sabha that the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) is making significant progress."The DMIC is being developed on ... Read more...

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Political spats cloud Netaji birthday celebrations in Bengal (Roundup)


January 24th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) West Bengal Monday paid glowing tributes to legendary freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 115th birth anniversary, but the occasion was marred by ... Read more...

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Communists have no moral right to honour Netaji: Mamata


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday attacked the Left over Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, saying the communists who once had once questioned his nationalism ... Read more...

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Japan seeks India’s support over North Korea abductions


December 29th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda Wednesday sought India's support and understanding on the emotive issue of North Korea abducting Japanese nationals."I requested the understanding ... Read more...

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PM To Anna: Respect parliament’s verdict


December 28th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday it was time for people with divergent views to take note of parliament's verdict on the Lokpal bill. ... Read more...

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Japan PM hints at revival of n-deal talks (Lead) (With images)


December 28th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Nine months after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda Wednesday indicated the revival of civil nuclear talks with India and hoped ... Read more...

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Japanese PM invokes Ninja Hattori for stronger ties with India (Lead) (With images)


December 28th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Citing the increasing popularity of Japanese TV comics Ninja Hattori and Doraemon in India, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda Wednesday pitched for greater popular ... Read more...

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India, Japan target $25 billion trade by 2014


December 28th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) India and Japan Wednesday set a target to increase bilateral trade to $25 billion by 2014 and increase investments and economic cooperation.Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko ... Read more...

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Japanese PM welcomes progress in n-talks (With images)


December 28th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Welcoming the "progress" in civil nuclear talks with India, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda Wednesday said he hoped "mutually acceptable results" will be achieved. ... Read more...

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Kudankulam citizens to appeal to Japan PM against nuclear cooperation


December 28th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 28 (IANS) Senior citizens of Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district will be sending an appeal to the visiting Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda not to revive ... Read more...

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Japanese PM assures Munda of help in development


December 27th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 27 (IANS) Japan's Prime Minister Yushihiko Noda Tuesday assured Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda of help in developing infrastructure in the state, a statement said."Munda was part of ... Read more...

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Japan PM calls for stronger economic ties, n-deal on agenda (Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda Tuesday called for stronger economic ties with India as he began a two-day visit here, during which the two ... Read more...

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Japanese PM arrives, talks with Manmohan Wednesday


December 27th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda touched down here Tuesday evening on a two-day visit during which the two sides are expected to discuss the ... Read more...

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India, Japan to talk n-deal talks, currency swap (Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) India and Japan Wednesday will discuss the prospects of reviving civil nuclear cooperation negotiations and may sign a currency swap pact that could help ... Read more...

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India, Japan to discuss reviving n-cooperation talks


December 26th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) The prime ministers of India and Japan will Wednesday discuss the prospects of reviving civil nuclear cooperation negotiations and explore trade and investment in ... Read more...

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Japaness PM in India next week, n-deal on agenda


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) India and Japan will seek to push their stalled nuclear talks and focus on expanding economic ties when Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda touches ... Read more...

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Japan PM’s visit to push stalled n-deal talks


December 18th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) India and Japan are set to resume nuclear negotiations next year, with New Delhi hoping that the forthcoming visit of Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko ... Read more...

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Japanese government declares ‘cold shutdown’ at Fukushima nuclear plant


December 16th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- The Japanese government on Friday announced it has successfully stabilized the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in a state of 'cold shutdown', more than nine months after the ... Read more...

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Japan pledges $750 mn for Iraq’s development


November 23rd, 2011 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 23 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda has said that his government will assist the ongoing development of Iraq by contributing 67 billion yen (around $750 million).The fund ... Read more...

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Japan’s exports fell in October


November 21st, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 21 (IANS) Japan's exports fell 3.7 percent in October from a year earlier, marking the first decline in three months, the finance ministry said in a preliminary report ... Read more...

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India, Japan to resume n-deal talks, to develop rare earths (Lead)


October 29th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo/New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Japan Saturday agreed to resume civil nuclear negotiations with India that were stalled after the Fukushima disaster and accelerate the joint development of rare earth ... Read more...

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Despite Fukushima, India optimistic about n-deal with Japan


October 29th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo/New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Emphasising its readiness to help Japan in the wake of the tsunami and quake early this year, India Saturday said it was "optimistic" about carrying ... Read more...

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Japan, France agree on joint nuclear safety measures


October 24th, 2011 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda and his French counterpart Francois Fillon have agreed on joint nuclear safety measures.Noda and Fillon Sunday said they will act ... Read more...

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Japanese prime minister to return ancient Korean books


October 18th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 18 (IANS) Japan's new Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda will return five volumes of ancient Korean documents to South Korea during his official visit that began Tuesday, Seoul's presidential ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh keeps up hectic diplomacy at UN


September 24th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) Keeping up a hectic round of diplomacy ahead of his address to the United nations Saturday, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has met the leaders ... Read more...

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Obama reiterates US support for ‘disasters hit’ Japan


September 22nd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has reiterated his country's pledge to do everything it could to ensure the success of Japan's recovery from the triple ... Read more...

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India, Japan to continue robust defence ties


September 21st, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) India Wednesday conveyed to Japan that defence ties between the two countries will continue to be robust and that New Delhi attached great importance to ... Read more...

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