29 May 2015
TOKYO: A volcano on the remote southern Japanese island of Kuchinoerabujima erupted suddenly today, blasting plumes of black smoke high into the sky and prompting authorities to start evacuating the island and airlines to re-route flights.
20 May 2015
Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday praised the Chinese model of investment, saying they are quick to start financing after sealing deals, as compared to Japan that takes at least 2 years to start investing after deals are inked.
07 Dec 2011
The recurring affliction of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and consequently high death rate has brought to light the ground reality of government vaccination programme in Uttar Pradesh.
11 May 2015
Udhampur (J&K): Fifteen people died and 20 others were injured, six of them critical, when a bus they were travelling in rolled down into a deep gorge in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.
30 Apr 2015
New Delhi: The CPI, whose presence in Lok Sabha has been reduced to a lone MP, has decided to work towards expanding its electoral base in the country with a renewed focus on politically crucial Hindi belt.
25 Apr 2015
Tokyo: A Japanese man has been arrested for landing a drone on the Prime Minister's office with a minuscule amount of radiation in an apparent protest against the use of nuclear power, four years after the Fukushima disaster.
07 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Union Health Minister J P Nadda has directed state governments to make District Disability Rehabilitation Centres (DDRCs) fully functional to tackle cases of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES).
01 May 2015
TOKYO: Homare Sawa, Japan's all-time leading scorer and most capped international, will compete in her sixth women's World Cup after battling back from a year-long absence to make the squad for Canada.
22 Mar 2015
Jerusalem: An Israel-based company has created a 'smart belt' that can track a developing baby's heartbeat, sleep and motion round-the-clock, allowing doctors to monitor high-risk pregnancies without hospitalising women.
21 Apr 2015
Tokyo: Central Japan Railway's high-speed train broke its own world speed record on Tuesday, clocking 603 kilometres per hour (374.69 miles per hour), after having set the previous record less than a week ago.