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  • News360: Tension escalates in Pak as fresh clashes erupt between protestors and police 5 hours 30 minutes ago

    In a dramatic escalation of the political crisis that has put Pakistan on edge, hundreds of protesters on Monday stormed the Secretariat and the state-run PTV, even as the powerful Army Chief met Premier Nawaz Sharif, triggering rumours that he was advised to step down. ...
  • PM Narendra Modi's plan to turn Varanasi into a 'smart city': Will the Kyoto model work? 4 hours 5 minutes ago

    Varanasi: During his visit to Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed a deal with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe to convert Varanasi into a 'smart heritage city' on the Kyoto model, in line with his vision of building 100 smart cities in India. Interestingly, there are a few similarities between...
  • Indo-Japan ties scale new heights as Modi, Abe sign key agreements on bullet trains, Varanasi revamp 10 hours 9 minutes ago

    Tokyo: Japan and India, Asia's second and third largest economies signed five major agreements during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the east Asian nation. A deal on bringing Japan's high speed bullet trains to India signed between the 'two most important democracies of the world' remained one of the...
  • Modi willing to put in facilitation processes: Baba Kalyani 11 hours 36 minutes ago

    CNN-IBN's Smita Sharma who is in Tokyo, tracking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Japan, spoke to Bharat Forge Chairman Baba Kalyani. Kalyani said, "Modi spoke about his policy for development. He said he is willing to put in facilitation processes. Now, we've to look at how we can implement...
  • Businessmen to evaluate Modi's call for Indo-Japan ventures 11 hours 19 minutes ago

    CNN-IBN's Smita Sharma who is in Tokyo, tracking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Japan, spoke to business leaders Chanda Kochhar and Kiran Mazumdar Shaw. Narendra Modi in his speech on Monday addressed Japanese business leaders. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw said, "I think it was a hard hitting, inspirational speech. He...
  • Modi will make India like Tokyo or Japan, say Indians in Japan 12 hours 29 minutes ago

    CNN-IBN's Smita Sharma who is in Tokyo, tracking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Japan, spoke to an Indian residing in Japan. Sonu said, "The Japanese don't know much about India but now after Modi has become the Prime Minister they like India cause Modi is good friends with...
  • Narendra Modi narrates story of Hindu god Krishna to students at Japanese school 14 hours 10 minutes ago

    Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday visited an elementary school in Tokyo and mingled with the students, narrating them the story of Lord Krishna. Modi wanted to learn how the Japanese education system works and received a presentation in this regard at the Taimei Elementary School on the third day...
  • PM Modi deplores 'expansionist' tendency of some countries 14 hours 18 minutes ago

    Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday deplored the "expansionist" tendency among some countries which "encroach" upon seas of others, in oblique comments against China which is having a maritime dispute with Japan. "The whole world accepts that the 21st century will belong to Asia. But I have a question. How...
  • Japan welcomes Modi, talks underway to sign defence, trade pacts 14 hours 28 minutes ago

    Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was accorded an official welcome by the government of Japan on Monday. Accompanied by Japan PM Shinzo Abe, Modi was warmly received at the Akasaka Palace. Modi and Abe are supposed to hold a press conference later in the day. PM Modi is on a five-day...
  • Japan aims to double India investment in 5 years: report 14 hours 57 minutes ago

    Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will tell his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at a summit on Monday that Japan aims to double its direct investment in India in five years from some $2 billion last year, the Nikkei business daily reported. Modi, on his first major foreign visit since a...
  • Japan aims to double India investment in five year 15 hours 51 minutes ago

    Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will tell his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at a summit on Monday that Japan aims to double its direct investment in India in five years from some $2 billion last year, the Nikkei business daily reported. Modi, on his first major foreign visit since a...
  • PM Narendra Modi calls for collaboration with Japan for research, skill development 16 hours 12 minutes ago

    Tokyo: In his address to businessmen at the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India is trying to achieve Japanese level of efficiency in the PMO as well as seek Japan's help in skill development in India. Modi said that India and Japan need...
  • Photos: PM Narendra Modi turns music teacher with an impromptu class at Tokyo's 136-year-old Taimei School 16 hours 28 minutes ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Japan visit has turned him into a school teacher. He took on the new role as he visited some of the oldest schools in Japan and started taking impromptu classes. School children greeted their guest enthusiastically, waving Indian and Japanese flags at his arrivals.A few students...
  • Live: Indo-Japan ties have several aspects, 21st century belongs to Asia, says Narendra Modi 11 hours 23 minutes ago

    On his third day in Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a luncheon meeting of business leaders in Tokyo. This the PM's first trip out of the sub-continent. Modi, while lauding the Japanese government for their warm reception, said that good governance is his top priority. Trade, and defence are...
  • Modi visits 136-year-old school in Japan, calls himself 'the oldest student' 19 hours 3 minutes ago

    Tokyo: Keen to upgrade the educational standards in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday visited a 136-year-old school here as a "student" to understand the academic system of Japan which could be replicated back home. He also invited teachers from here to teach Japanese language in India and proposed online...
  • We are expecting a lot of business to move into India: ASSOCHAM President 19 hours 12 minutes ago

    CNN-IBN's Smita Sharma who is in Tokyo, tracking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Japan, spoke to ASSOCHAM President Rahul Sharma. Sharma said, "we have been expecting a lot of business to move into India, 180 to 200 billion dollar investment from Japan. Made in India is Modi's focus, and...
  • India, Japan to hold crucial summit talks, key agreements to be signed 19 hours 20 minutes ago

    Tokyo: On the third day of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Japan visit, crucial agreements between the two nations are likely to be signed on Monday afternoon. India and Japan are likely to agree to launch a "two-plus-two" security consultative framework involving their foreign and defence ministers during crucial summit talks...
  • India-Japan summit on Monday, security consultative framework on agenda Yesterday

    Tokyo: India and Japan are likely to agree to launch a "two-plus-two" security consultative framework involving their foreign and defence ministers during crucial summit talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Monday. Modi flew to Tokyo on Sunday evening after an overnight stay in the...
  • Modi seeks Japan's help for 'inclusive vision' on first big trip Yesterday

    Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Japan on Saturday seeking to capitalise on his affinity with Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe to strengthen security and business ties on his first major foreign visit since his landslide election victory in May. Modi is one of only three people that Abe follows on...
  • 'PM linking foreign trips to his domestic agenda' Yesterday

    Resident Editor of The Hindu Amit Baruah said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi is linking his foreign travels to his domestic priority. "India-Japan trade can be made more improved," he said. ...
  • PM Modi arrives in Tokyo to hold summit talks with Shinzo Abe Yesterday

    Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived here for summit talks with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe after completing the first leg his visit to the former imperial capital city of Kyoto. During his three-day stay here, Modi will hold talks with Abe tomorrow to bolster bilateral security and...
  • 'I am Modi, you are Mori!' PM to Kinkakuji temple monk Yesterday

    Kyoto: "I am Modi and you are Mori!" This is how Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the head monk of a Buddhist temple in Kyoto on Sunday. Modi, who looked dapper in a white kurta pyjama and bandhgala, spent some time with the 83-year-old head priest Yasu Nagamori of Kinkaku-ji...
  • PM Narendra Modi's day out in Japan, visits ancient temples, briefed on Kyoto development model Yesterday

    Kyoto: On day two of his visit to Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a presentation from Kyoto Mayor Daisaka Kadokawa on how the ancient tradition of Japan's cultural capital has been preserved while building it into a modern city. During the over 40-minute presentation, Mayor Kadokawa explained how Kyoto was...
  • Japan to work with India in finding Sickle Cell Anaemia remedy Yesterday

    Kyoto: Japan on Sunday agreed to work with India in inventing treatment to the Sickle Cell Anaemia after Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought help for finding remedy to the deadly disease commonly found among tribals in India. Modi, who has been keenly looking for a remedy to the disease since his...
  • Modi lauds Kyoto as heritage city, says India plans to unite culture and technology too Yesterday

    Kyoto: Prime Minister Narendra Modi began the second day of his Japan trip by visiting the Toji temple- a UNESCO world heritage site- along with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe. On Saturday, Modi and Abe signed the Kashi-Kyoto agreement. The agreement is aimed at using the Kyoto model for developing Varanasi, Modi's...
  • India, Japan set to intensify defence cooperation 2 days ago

    New Delhi: India and Japan are set to intensify defence cooperation with the two sides likely to launch a security consultative framework involving their foreign and defence ministers. The two countries are also expected to sign an agreement in the field of rare earth materials after Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
  • Modi, Abe meet over dinner, pitch for robust future in ties 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Setting the tone for their formal Summit on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Saturday spoke about a "strong and robust future" for the bilateral ties, with the Indian leader hoping that the two sides would strive to achieve in five years...
  • India, Japan sign MoU to develop Varanasi into a 'smart city' like Kyoto 2 days ago

    Kyoto: India and Japan on Saturday signed an agreement to develop the age-old Varanasi city using the experience of Kyoto, the 'smart city' of Japan, in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe. Varanasi, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi represents in the Lok Sabha, will...