Raghuram Rajan: Can India grow rich before growing old?

“By 2047-2050 we are going to start growing old. Are we going to be rich by then? Not at 6-6.5 per cent growth,” he said.

Biden attributes ‘Xenophobia’ to economic woes in India, China, Japan

NEW DELHI: US President Joe Biden has made a bold statement attributing the economic struggles of India, China, and Japan to ‘xenophobia’. Speaking at a fundraising event in Washington for his 2024 re-election campaign, Biden stated that these countries are economically stalling because “they’re xenophobic” and “don’t want immigrants”. Biden argued that migration is beneficial […]

Japan plane engulfed in flames after airport collision, 379 miraculously survive | Watch

A Japan Airlines plane caught fire upon landing at Tokyo’s Haneda airport. The incident involved a collision with a coast guard plane after taking off from Sapporo.  The shocking visuals aired on NHK, a news broadcaster,  showed flames emerging from the aircraft’s windows and underneath it, with the runway also catching fire. Remarkable Japanese discipline […]

Largest nuclear fusion reactor, emulating Sun’s energy, now online

NEW DELHI: Japan has revealed the world’s largest functional experimental nuclear fusion reactor, named JT-60SA. Situated in a hangar north of Tokyo in Naka, this immense device marks a significant milestone in the pursuit of clean and boundless energy. In contrast to the conventional nuclear fission employed in power plants, where atomic nuclei are split, […]

India has finally arrived, but what took it so long?

NEW DELHI: The results of India’s changed approach towards international relations and diplomacy are becoming gradually visible now. I have to admit, that as someone banking on the Cold War era conflicts and politics to create a workable understanding about global realpolitik, I have traditionally been fairly sceptical about India’s approach towards the international arena. […]

PM Modi meets President Zelenskyy, offers help but no invite to G20

India did not budge from Ukraine’s pressure tactics; No decision yet on inviting it to G20 Summit

Gol gappe pe charcha: PM Modi, PM Kishida review bilateral relations

Two leaders discuss various issues as Japanese PM gets hooked on Indian delicacies; PM Modi will attend G7 Hiroshima Summit at Japanese PM’s invitation

Japanese PM Kishida re-writing mentor Abe’s Russia playbook: Scholar

PM Kishida’s upcoming visit to the US and G-7 summit later this year will mark a significant change in Japan’s foreign and defence policies amid growing threats posed by China, North Korea

PM Modi Holds Meet With Japan PM Kishida, Condoles Abe’s Tragic Death

Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed his deepest condolences on the tragic death of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister of Japan Fumio Kishida on Tuesday, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said. “Had a fruitful meeting with PM Kishida. We discussed various bilateral subjects. I conveyed my condolences on […]

India, Japan Conclude 6th Act East Forum Meet, Following 3 Grants For Infrastructures In UP, Ut’khand, Punjab

NEW DELHI: India and Japan bilaterally convened the sixth joint meeting of the India-Japan Act East Forum yesterday in New Delhi under the stewardship of Harsh V Shringla, India’s Foreign Secretary and Suzuki Satoshi, Japan’s Ambassador to India, officials from both the sides informed. Set up in 2017, the Act East Forum is a bilateral […]