Para-badminton star Manasi Joshi eyes Tokyo Olympics, calls her family an inspiration
Manasi Joshi has the Para-badminton World Championship gold to her name this year.
For foreign degree, Indians can go anywhere
The overseas affairs ministry, which recently shared the data on Indians studying in various corners of the world, found that the total number of students who have travelled out for a foreign education rose from 5.7 lakh students in 2016 to over 8 lakh in 2018. The numbers, though, could be higher as data from several countries was being compiled when the statistics were provided.
Japan unveils USD 120 billion stimulus package
The package is also aimed at helping alleviate the impact of a recent tax hike and survive a potential economic slowdown after a spending boom for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
New Sebi framework to boost depository receipts
Experts believe that issuing DRs has the added benefit of increasing the share's liquidity while boosting the company's prestige on its local market.
End of an era as Japan's Panasonic exits chip business
Japanese electronics giant Panasonic said Thursday it was exiting the semiconductor business, selling its loss-making subsidiary to a Taiwanese firm as it struggles with intense competition from China and South Korea.
India likely to sign logistics pacts with Japan & Australia to boost Navy partnership
While the Japan pact may be signed over the next weekend during the maiden 2+2 meet before Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s India visit in December for the annual summit, the Australian agreement is expected during Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s state visit mid-January.
Japan stocks end higher on trade hopes, talk of fiscal spending
Nikkei index closed up 0.28 per cent at 23,437.77, with advancers in the IT sector.
Asian markets lifted by growing trade optimism
Hong Kong rose 0.2 percent, with e-commerce titan Alibaba piling on more than three percent a day.
Nikkei touches 13-1/2-month high on US-China trade talks progress
The Nikkei share average climbed as much as 1.4 per cent to 23,608.06.
Tokyo shares bounce back on renewed US-China trade deal hopes
The benchmark Nikkei share average rose 0.7 per cent to 23,303.32.
One year after arrest, Ghosn seeks to throw out case against him
Ghosn faces charges of deferring part of his salary until after his retirement and concealing this from shareholders, as well as syphoning off millions in Nissan cash for his own purposes. Ghosn denies every charge and has accused prosecutors and even Japanese government officials of colluding in a "plot" with Nissan to find a way to destroy him.
Olympic Hockey Qualifiers: Women book Tokyo berth beating USA 6-5 on aggregate
Indian women have participated in the 1980 Moscow Olympics and qualified again in Rio after 36 years. This is the second time in a row that they have made it to the tournament despite a huge scare after the US led the hosts 4-0 at half-time. After thrashing USA 5-1 on Friday, the Indian girls looked out of sorts on Saturday as USA tested India.
Teenager Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar secures India's record 13th Olympic quota in shooting
The 18-year-old Tomar shot 449.1 in the eight-man final to finish third on the podium behind gold medallist Kim Jonghyun (459.9) of Korea and Chinese Zhonghao Zhao (459.1) at the Lusail Shooting Complex. He had sailed through to the finals of the event with a 1168 score in the 120-shot qualifying. There were three quotas on offer in the event.
Nikkei slips as Trump speech, Hong Kong unrest dent mood
Chaos in Hong Kong also undermined sentiment as the city prepared for more clashes.
Horror high: 32nd Tokyo film festival unveils a new brand of Asia’s scariest movies
The film fest, being held from October 28 to November 5, is delving deep into the culture of making scary movies in Asia.
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