29 Jan 2015
Beirut: The Islamic State group has released a message purportedly by Japanese hostage Kenji Goto, extending the deadline for Jordan's release of an Iraqi would-be hotel bomber linked to al-Qaida.
28 Jan 2015
Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed outrage and demanded today that Islamic State extremists release a Japanese journalist, as secret talks in Jordan sought the release of the Japanese and a Jordanian pilot also being held hostage.
27 Jan 2015
Amman/Tokyo: The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group has threatened to kill a Japanese correspondent and Jordanian pilot within 24 hours if a female suicide bomber imprisoned in Jordan is not released.
24 Jan 2015
Tokyo: The fate of two Japanese men whom Islamic State (IS) terrorist group kidnapped and threatened to execute was unknown as the 72-hour deadline that the terrorist group set apparently came and went.
26 Jan 2015
United Nations: The UN Security Council strongly condemned the apparent murder of a Japanese citizen Haruna Yukawa by the Islamic State.
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).
24 Jan 2015
Yangon: Myanmar parliament has signed an agreement on establishing a regional secretariat for mutual interaction of ASEAN tourist experts.
22 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The central government will ask of all five states - Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Assam, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu - where Japanese encephalitis cases are reported to utilize funds meant for the disease's prevention, union Health Minister J.P. Nadda told parliament on Monday.
17 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Japan will contribute to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' initiative to support India in becoming a base of economic growth for the Indo-Pacific region and the world, Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said here on Saturday.
20 Jan 2015
JERUSALEM: The militant group Islamic State released an online video on Tuesday purporting to show two Japanese captives and threatening to kill them unless it received $200 million in ransom.