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Ex-Japan PM Shinzo Abe Given Netaji Award 2022

Sugata Bose, the grand-nephew of the legendary freedom fighter and Director of Netaji Research Bureau, described Abe as a great admirer of Netaji.

Padma Awards 2021: Former Japan PM Shinzo Abe Among 119 Awardees
Padma Awards 2021: Former Japan PM Shinzo Abe Among 119 Awardees

New Delhi: Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is among 119 recipients whom the government on Monday selected for Padma awards–one of the highest civilian awards in the country. The Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday announced the awards that include seven Padma Vibhushan awards, 10 Padma Bhushan awards and 102 Padma Shri awards. The […]

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Japan's Ruling Party LDP Elects Yoshihide Suga As PM Shinzo Abe's Successor

Tokyo: Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga was on Monday elected as the new leader of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), replacing outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who announced his resignation last month due to health issues, from the top post. The 71-year-old was elected at a joint plenary meeting of party members from […]

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Japan PM Shinzo Abe Announces Resignation Over Health Concerns

Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday announced that he was resigning from the post due to health concerns. The 65-year-old made the announcement at a press conference in Tokyo, reports Xinhua news agency. Abe said that he needed to be treated for a flare-up of his intestinal disease that led his first one-year […]

India-Japan Summit In Guwahati Postponed: MEA

New Delhi: India announced on Friday that the annual summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, which was scheduled to be held in Guwahati, has been postponed. Abe was scheduled to arrive in Guwahati on Sunday on a three-day India visit to hold summit talks with Modi. “With reference to […]

Amid CAB Protest Japan PM's Visit To India To Be Postponed

Tokyo: The Japanese government has planned to postpone Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s upcoming visit to India, amid “intensifying violence in parts of the country” he was due to visit, a media report said on Friday. Abe was due to leave Japan for India on Sunday for the three-day trip, Japanese public broadcaster NHK said in […]

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US, Japan Sign Limited Trade Deal

New York: US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have signed a limited trade agreement, allowing Tokyo to bypass tariffs on Japanese made cars for the moment. During a bilateral meet on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly here on Wednesday, Trump and Abe signed the agreement they had reached during […]

Modi Holds Bilaterals On Sidelines Of EEF

Vladivostok: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday held a number of bilateral meetings on the sidelines of his Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) here. In a press conference, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale announced the takeaways from these bilaterals which reinforced a robust global partnership. Modi met his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on the margins of 5th […]

PM Modi Meets Japanese PM & Malaysian PM In Russia

Vladivostok: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe and Malaysian counterpart Mahathir bin Mohamad and held discussion with them on various issues. The meeting between prime minister Modi and Abe comes after they met at the G-20 Summit in Osaka in Japan and on the sidelines of the G7 Summit […]

Modi meets Abe ahead of G20 Summit

Osaka: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe ahead of the two-day G20 Summit slated to take place here on Friday. “Greeting each other as best friends do! Japanese PM @AbeShinzo warmly welcomes PM @narendramodi ahead of their bilateral meeting,” External Affairs Minister spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted. “Discussed broad range […]

US, Japan push for trade deal

Washington: US President Donald Trump has said that trade talks between the Washington and Tokyo were “moving along very nicely” and suggested a deal might be reached by late May as he met visiting Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe at the White House. During his meeting with Abe at the White House on Friday, Trump […]

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India, Japan to start 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue

Tokyo: India and Japan will start a 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue involving their respective foreign and defence ministers to work for peace and stability in the world, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday. “Without the cooperation between India and Japan, the 21st century cannot be an Asian century,” Modi said in a joint address […]

PM Modi arrives in Japan

Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here late on Saturday to hold the annual India-Japan bilateral summit with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe. “PM @narendramodi arrives in #Tokyo to a warm welcome for his 5th Annual Summit with @AbeShinzo. Japan is one of the few countries that India has this mechanism of annual summits, reflecting […]

PM Modi to visit Japan for bilateral summit

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on an official visit to Japan on October 28 and 29 to hold an annual bilateral summit with his counterpart Shinzo Abe, it was announced here on Friday. According to a statement issued by the External Affairs Ministry, under the framework of the Special Strategic and Global […]

Op-Ed: Sea aerodrome in Chilka: Shelve the Idea Now

Trust the Modi government to come up with one crazy idea after another. As if the ambitious – but foolish – decision to go for a bullet train, costing upwards of Rs. One lakh crore, wasn’t bad enough, it has now given ‘in-principle’ consent to the proposal for setting up a ‘sea aerodrome’ at Chilika […]

N.Korea threatens Japan with nuclear destruction

Pyongyang: North Korea on Tuesday threatened Japan with nuclear destructions in response to Tokyo’s attempts to convince the international community to reject dialogue in favour of applying more pressure on Pyongyang. In an article released by Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), Pyongyang responded to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s speech at the UN General Assembly […]

Japanese PM calls for snap election

Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday called an early election as he seeks to secure a stronger mandate to overcome “a national crisis” amid rising threats from North Korea. Abe’s decision comes amid rebounding approval ratings after a record low over the summer and with the opposition largely in disarray. In a national […]

Modi, Abe lay foundation stone of high-speed rail project

Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Wednesday laid the foundation stone of the ambitious Rs 1.08 lakh crore ($17 billion) Ahmedabad-Mumbai high-speed rail project here. The ground-breaking ceremony of India’s first bullet train project was performed at the Athletic Stadium near the Sabarmati railway station. Modi and Abe pressed buttons […]

Japanese PM arrives on two-day India visit

Ahmedabad: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived here on Wednesday on a two-day visit to India during which he will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and both will lay the foundation stone of the ambitious Rs 1.08 lakh crore ($17 billion) Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project. In a special gesture, Modi personally received Abe with […]

N.Korea fires missile over Japan

Tokyo: North Korea on Tuesday fired a missile over Japan which Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called the “most serious and grave ever” threat to the country, the media reported. The missile was fired just before 6 a.m. in Japan. The launch set off warnings in the northern part of the country urging people to […]

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Abe, Trump discuss N.Korea amid rising tensions

Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump on Monday discussed North Korea over the telephone amid heightened tensions surrounding the country. Abe described the 30 minutes talks as intensive, public broadcaster NHK reported. He expressed appreciation for Trump’s words and actions. He said they agreed to strongly urge North Korea, which […]

Abe first Japanese premier at R-Day

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was the Chief Guest at the 65th Republic Day parade here today, becoming the first premier from that country to grace the occasion.