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Fumio Kishida Is Japan's New Prime Minister

Sep 29, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Former Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida replaces Yoshihide Suga, who is stepping down after serving only one year since taking office last September.

Asian Shares Extend Losses As China Worries Darken Sentiment

Sep 21, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Analysts said fears the damage from a property bust in China could ripple worldwide were drawing on memories of past financial crises such as the bursting of the Japanese 'bubble.


Japan, Vietnam Sign Defense Transfer Deal Amid China Worries

Japan's Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi said the deal elevates their defense partnership “to a new level” and that Japan and Vietnam plan to deepen defense ties through multinational joint exercises and other means.

Japan Passes 50 Per Cent Vaccination Rate, May Ease Limits In November

Sep 12, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura, who is in charge of COVID-19 measures, told NHK public television's weekly talk show Sunday that about 60 per cent of the population is expected to be fully vaccinated by the end of September, on par with current levels in Europe.


Covid Update: Japan Extends Virus Emergency Until End Of September

Despite the prolonged emergency, the largely voluntary measures have become less effective as the exhausted public increasingly ignores them.

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09 September, 2021

Japan To Extend Virus Emergency Until End Of Month

Associated Press (AP)

Japan is set to further extend the state of emergency in Tokyo and nearly 20 other areas until the end of September as the healthcare systems are heavily strained, though COVID19 infections have slowed slightly.


06 September, 2021

UK Visits Japan For Naval Drill Amid China's Growing Influence In Indo-Pacific Region

Associated Press (AP)

Japan is seeking to expand its military cooperation beyond its traditional alliance with the United States as China's navy expands and increasingly presses its territorial claims.


05 September, 2021

Paralympic Games Closing Marks End Of Tokyo's 8-year Olympic Saga

Agencies

These were unprecedented Olympics and Paralympics, postponed for a year and marked by footnotes and asterisks. The final act came Sunday (September 5)


05 September, 2021

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: India Soars High With Best-ever Medal Haul

PTI

To put things in perspective, at the 2016 Rio Games, India had 19 athletes across five disciplines with four returning with medals in the end


05 September, 2021

Suhas Yathiraj Says Never Been So Happy And Disappointed At The Same Time After Silver At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

PTI

On Sunday, Suhas became the first ever IAS officer to win a medal at the Paralympics


05 September, 2021

Krishna Nagar Wins Gold In Men's Singles Badminton At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

PTI

Krishna Nagar defeated Hong Kong's Chu Man Kai 21-17, 16-21, 21-17, in the final


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05 September, 2021

Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj Settles For Silver In Badminton AT Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

PTI

Suhas Yathiraj, 38, produced an entertaining performance before narrowly going down 21-15, 17-21, 15-21, to two-time world champion Mazur in a 62-minute summit clash


04 September, 2021

India At Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Krishna Nagar Wins Badminton Gold, India Finish With Record Haul - Highlights

Outlook Web Bureau

India won a record 19 medals, including five gold, at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. Catch highlights here


04 September, 2021

Pramod Bhagat Wins Historic Badminton Gold Medal In Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

PTI

With badminton making its debut at the Paralympics this year, Bhagat, the current world No. 1, thus became the first Indian to win a gold medal in the sport


04 September, 2021

IAS Officer Suhas L Yathiraj Match Away From Historic Gold At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

PTI

Suhas Yathiraj, 38-year-old district magistrate of Gautam Buddh Nagar (Noida), will script history as the first-ever IAS officer to win a medal at the Paralympics


04 September, 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: President, PM Lead Sports Fraternity In Hailing Manish Narwal-Singhraj Adhana 1-2 Finish

PTI

Manish Narwal, 19, smashed the Paralympic record to clinch India's third gold, while Adhana bagged the silver in 50m Pistol final


04 September, 2021

IAS Suhas Yathiraj, Shuttlers Assures India Medals At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Outlook Web Bureau

Suhas Yathiraj, Pramod Bhagat, and Krishna Nagar sailed into the men's singles finals of the badminton event in their respective classifications.Bhagat plays his final today


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04 September, 2021

Manish Narwal Clinches Gold, Singhraj Adhana Bags Silver In 50m Pistol At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

PTI

Narwal shot a total of 218.2, a Paralympic record, to claim gold while Adana, who had won the bronze in the 10m air pistol, added a silver to his kitty


Photo Gallery

Fishermen fishing from Kumari dam as it overflowing following heavy rain in Kanyakumari district.

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Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is greeted by the officials on his arrival in Israel.

PTI Photo

Commuters wade through amid heavy rain in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

People play instruments during Kullu Dussehra, in Kullu.

PTI Photo

BJP Yuva Morcha workers protest against the alleged attack on the ISKCON temple at Bangladesh, in front of Vivekananda House in Kolkata.

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

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Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu