Shinzo Abe

  • Erupting Japan volcano leaves seven unconscious, 250 stranded 3 days ago

    Tokyo: A Japanese volcano erupted on Saturday, spewing ash and small rocks into the air and leaving seven people unconscious, eight seriously injured and more than 250 stranded on the mountain, officials and media said. A thick, rolling, grey cloud of ash rose into the sky above Mount Ontake close to...
  • PM Modi greets his Japanese counterpart Abe on his birthday September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on his birthday and said that both of them are committed to taking IndiaJapan ties to the next level. "Wishing Shinzo Abe a Happy Birthday! I pray for his long life, good health and wish him the...
  • On his 64th birthday, PM Modi meets his mother, seeks her blessings September 17, 2014

    Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday celebrated his 64th birthday in his homestate Gujarat. He began his day by visiting his mother Hira Baa in Gandhinagar and sought her blessings. This is Modi's first visit to his homestate after taking charge as the Prime Minister in May. On the...
  • Japan pushes North Korea to resolve abductions September 13, 2014

    Tokyo: Japan's prime minister turned up the pressure on North Korea on Saturday to answer questions over the fate of possibly hundreds of Japanese citizens believed to have been abducted by the North's agents in the 1970s and '80s. Shinzo Abe told a rally in Tokyo that he will not back...
  • Japanese PM Shinzo Abe begins South Asia trip September 6, 2014

    Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe left for Bangladesh and Sri Lanka on Saturday in a move to boost Japan's trade and investment in the counties. Abe will hold talks with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Saturday in Dhaka and Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo Sunday, Xinhua reported. "I...
  • Modi's 'secular friends' jibe 'shocking, unbecoming': Congress September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his dig at "secular friends" saying that the comments made on foreign soil were "shocking and ungracious" and had made India a "laughing stock" in Japan. "Shocking and unbecoming of a Prime Minister to mock secularism on foreign...
  • PM Modi wraps up his Japan visit, agreements for investment worth 35 billion dollars in India signed September 3, 2014

    Tokyo: After concluding his successful visit to Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday left for home. From signing crucial agreements opening the doors to investment worth 35 billion dollars, to charming his audience with his oratory skills, PM Modi did it all before signing off from Japan. During his 5day...
  • Japan visit a huge success, PM Modi tells Tokyo Indians, urges them to fulfil 'Clean India' mission September 2, 2014

    Tokyo: India is no more a land of snakecharmers, in fact it has revolutionised the world of computer technology, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he addressed the Indian community in Tokyo, a day ahead of wrapping up his fiveday Japan visit. "My computer engineer friend had superstitious image about India....
  • Live: India no more a land of snakecharmers, we wow the world with the 'mouse', Modi tells Japan September 2, 2014

    In a keynote address at an event by Japan India Association, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that while India is moving at 'Look East policy', Japan is in a 'Look at India' mood....
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 1, 2014

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  • IndoJapan ties scale new heights as Modi, Abe sign key agreements on bullet trains, Varanasi revamp September 1, 2014

    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...
  • Japan welcomes Modi, talks underway to sign defence, trade pacts September 1, 2014

    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 fiveday...
  • Japan aims to double India investment in 5 years: report September 1, 2014

    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 September 1, 2014

    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...
  • Live: IndoJapan ties have several aspects, 21st century belongs to Asia, says Narendra Modi September 1, 2014

    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 subcontinent. Modi, while lauding the Japanese government for their warm reception, said that good governance is his top priority. Trade, and defence are...
  • India, Japan to hold crucial summit talks, key agreements to be signed September 1, 2014

    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 "twoplustwo" security consultative framework involving their foreign and defence ministers during crucial summit talks...
  • IndiaJapan summit on Monday, security consultative framework on agenda August 31, 2014

    Tokyo: India and Japan are likely to agree to launch a "twoplustwo" 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 August 31, 2014

    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 Modi arrives in Tokyo to hold summit talks with Shinzo Abe August 31, 2014

    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 threeday stay here, Modi will hold talks with Abe tomorrow to bolster bilateral security and...
  • PM Narendra Modi's day out in Japan, visits ancient temples, briefed on Kyoto development model August 31, 2014

    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 40minute presentation, Mayor Kadokawa explained how Kyoto was...
  • Modi lauds Kyoto as heritage city, says India plans to unite culture and technology too August 31, 2014

    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 KashiKyoto agreement. The agreement is aimed at using the Kyoto model for developing Varanasi, Modi's...
  • India, Japan set to intensify defence cooperation August 30, 2014

    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 August 30, 2014

    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...
  • PM Narendra Modi reaches Japan to hold bilateral talks with Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe August 30, 2014

    Kyoto: Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Osaka on Saturday and left for Kyoto where he will be received by Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. This is PM Modi's first bilateral visit outside of the subcontinent. Modi will tour Japan till the third of September and will also visit the...
  • PM Modi leaves for 5day visit to Japan, agreements in defence, civil nuclear sectors to be signed August 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday left for a fiveday tour of Japan which is expected to open new vistas in the bilateral ties and take the strategic and global partnership to a higher level. This is Modi's first bilateral visit outside the subcontinent. In the first leg...
  • PM hopes to write "new chapter" during Japan visit August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: On the eve of his visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said Japan has "paramount importance" in his vision for India's progress and his trip will "write a new chapter" in bilateral ties while taking the Strategic and Global Partnership to the higher level. Cooperation in the fields...
  • PM Modi set to woo Japan on his first bilateral trip August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will undertake his first major bilateral trip to Japan on Saturday for a fiveday visit since he came to power in May. A power packed delegation of economists, bankers and industrialists will accompanying the PM on his trip to Japan. Reliance Industries Chairman ...
  • PM Narendra Modi tweets to Shinzo Abe in Japanese August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday put out a series of tweets in Japanese, one of them addressed to his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe and said that as his friends from Japan had asked him to talk to the people of Japan directly, so he did so. "Friends from...
  • PM Narendra Modi to travel to Japan on August 31 August 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a fourday trip to Japan from August 31 to bolster bilateral ties in key areas of civil nuclear cooperation, security, defence and trade. During his visit from August 31 to September 3, the Prime Minister will call on Emperor Akihito and hold...
  • Modi writes to Japanese PM on postponement of visit June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe about the postponement of his proposed visit there next month in view of the Budget session of the Parliament. Modi was expected to visit Japan next month but it has been deferred till after the Budget session...