G8 development ministers to boost aid to developing nations

Tokyo - Development ministers from the Group of Eight (G8) nations Saturday kicked off a two-day meeting to discuss partnerships with emerging economies to increase aid to impoverished regions.

Japanese monks promote Buddhism in a liquor bar!

Tokyo, Dec.26: A group of Buddhist monks in Japan have reportedly secured a regular spot at a jazz bar to rekindle interest in the religion.

Tokyo is the ‘world leader’ in fine dining

London, Nov 20 : If you want to savour some of the best cuisine on the planet, then rather than heading for Paris, London or New York, you should set out for Tokyo, which has been named the ‘the wo

Japan may cut aid to emergency-hit Pakistan

Tokyo, Nov 14: Japan has warned Pakistan that it may cut aid to the latter following the proclamation of an emergency by the Musharraf regime and detainment of a key opposition leader.

Pollen discovery offers clues about Sino-Japan trade

Baba Ramdev's yoga session is a big hit in Tokyo

Tokyo, Oct 1 : Yoga exponent Baba Ramdev was a big hit at the 'Namaste India 2007' festival in Japan.

This year is being celebrated as the Year of Friendship between India and Japan. As an integral part of this celebration, "Namaste India 2007" was organised in Tokyo on September 29-30.

Held at Tokyo's Yoyogi Park, the festival aimed to enhance awareness about India by showcasing its culture, society and economy.