Shoumeshwar Sen | Monday November 30, 2015
The Datsun GO-Cross is going to be showcased at the Delhi Auto Expo 2016, according to reports. Datsun, Nissan's low-cost car brand, had first unveiled the GO-Cross concept during the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show and had described it as the brand's vision for the expansion of the Datsun GO/GO+ family.
World News | Associated Press | Monday November 30, 2015
Japan's whaling fleet leaves on Tuesday for the Antarctic for a three-month, scaled-down hunt, the government said, despite protests from opponents who say Tokyo has not proven that whales need to be killed for research.
Agence France-Presse | Monday November 30, 2015
Tokyo stocks opened 0.13 per cent lower in tepid trade Monday as investors await key US jobs figures and a European Central Bank meeting later this week.
World News | Reuters | Sunday November 29, 2015
Hitoshi Kino, a bespectacled clerical employee at a university near Tokyo, doesn't stand out. Only a slight Vietnamese accent betrays his past, as he speaks in Japanese about being stranded on a rickety boat in waters off his war-torn homeland in 1980, starving with 32 others and left by pirates with nothing but his underpants.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 26, 2015
The Japanese actress who starred in famed director Yasujiro Ozu's "Tokyo Story" and a host of other classic films has died aged 95 -- with the news only emerging nearly three months after her passing.
Press Trust of India | Monday November 23, 2015
With deepening of trade ties between New Delhi and Tokyo, British bank Standard Chartered has reopened a desk dedicated to cater to banking requirements of Japanese companies in Chennai.
World News | Ian Lovett, The New York Times | Monday November 23, 2015
An apparent explosion at Japan's controversial Yasukuni Shrine for the war dead in Tokyo on Monday damaged the ceiling and the wall of a public bathroom near the south gate of the shrine, Kyodo news agency reported.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 23, 2015
A suspected explosive device damaged a bathroom at Tokyo's Yasukuni Shrine on Monday, but no one at the controversial war memorial was hurt, officials and news reports said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 21, 2015
Never mind the sharks or the swirling ocean debris that await him, Benoit Lecomte is counting the days until his long-distance swim from Tokyo to San Francisco -- to raise awareness of environmental threats in the Pacific.
Shoumeshwar Sen | Friday November 20, 2015
The Maruti Suzuki Ignis compact crossover will be launched in India during the festive season of 2016, according to reports. The Suzuki Ignis, that falls under the micro SUV category, made its debut last month at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show.
World News | Reuters | Friday November 20, 2015
An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck 112 km (70 miles) southeast of Japan's Bonin islands today, about 1,000 km south of the capital Tokyo, the US Geological Survey said.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday November 19, 2015
South Africa's Tokyo Sexwale is one of the five candidates cleared last week to be in the race to succeed Sepp Blatter in February
Offbeat | Tom Redmond, Bloomberg | Monday November 16, 2015
London isn't the only city with an iconic bus.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Monday November 16, 2015
The old stadium which hosted the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo was demolished in October. The Japan Sport Council said that work was expected to start in 2017.
Thomson Reuters | Monday November 16, 2015
Asian stocks fell to six-week lows on Monday and emerging market currencies wilted as investors sought the safety of the greenback in the wake of Friday's attacks in Paris and downbeat economic data.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 13, 2015
A transgender Japanese man whose face had been cut off was found dead by his adopted son at their suburban home, police and media said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 10, 2015
A Tokyo man accused of accessing a woman's Facebook account and allegedly downloading pictures of her in her underwear has been arrested, police and reports said today.
Agence France-Presse | Monday November 9, 2015
Tokyo shares gained 2 per cent on a weaker yen Monday, after strong US jobs data boosted the case for a December Federal Reserve interest rate hike.
World News | Reuters | Thursday November 5, 2015
Two Tokyo districts issued Japan's first certificates officially recognising same-sex partnerships today, a major step forward for gay couples in a nation where being openly gay remains largely taboo.
World News | Agebce France-Presse | Tuesday November 3, 2015
Japan has lofty ambitions to become a "hydrogen society" where homes and fuel-cell cars are powered by the emissions-free energy source, but observers say price and convenience are keeping the plan from taking off.
P S Balakrishnan | Friday October 30, 2015
The 44th edition of the Tokyo Motor Show was filled with new launches, global unveils and of course exciting and wacky concepts. Although many of these cars will not make it to India, it's interesting to see the design and technology direction that Japanese auto makers are taking, especially in autonomous tech and fuel cell tech.
Ameya Naik | Friday October 30, 2015
Datsun unveiled the GO-Cross concept during the Tokyo Motor Show and described it as the brand's vision for possible expansion of the Datsun GO/GO+ family in high growth markets the study takes the shape of a compact crossover featuring a distinctive front end with hexagonal radiator grille and sweptback LED headlights
CarAndBike Team | Thursday October 29, 2015
We've seen Kawasaki come up with the supercharged Ninja H2 and H2R but the company, in a presentation at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show, discussed about the evolution of its supercharger technology and this is when the company revealed that they are developing a full lineup of forced induction motorcycles.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 28, 2015
It starts a week after Honda said it would put a commercialised self-driving car on the road by 2020.