Wednesday, 17 August, 2022
TopicFumio Kishida

Topic: Fumio Kishida

Before business, joining hands in namaste — glimpses from Modi’s meeting with Japanese PM

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida was in Delhi Saturday to participate in 14th India-Japan Annual Summit. ThePrint's Praveen Jain brings moments from his meeting with PM Modi.

Japanese PM Kishida arrives in India today. Indo-Pacific ties, Ukraine & China likely on agenda

During his maiden visit, Kishida and PM Modi will be holding the 14th India-Japan Annual Summit, which will look into some pressing bilateral issues between New Delhi and Tokyo.

Omicron pushes Japan to consider treating Covid like the flu

PM Fumio Kishida has pushed back against his predecessor Shinzo Abe and others who have made similar calls. Kishida said it’s too early to downgrade the virus given the omicron caseload.

Beijing unsure if new Japan PM is soft but is wary of Japanese culture corrupting Chinese youth

Chinese state media has struck a conciliatory tone on Fumio Kishida in the hope of better relations. But a lot depends on the new Japan PM's stance on Taiwan.

On Camera

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Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar with Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav | ANI File Photo

Operation Lantern fails to light up in Bihar. And BJP in search of a Brahmin face in UP

The no-fuss change of government in Bihar, without horse-trading or MLAs in resorts, has prompted a coalition partner to request the CM to make arrangements for a trip to a hill station.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

(From left) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken after the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, in Washington, 12 April, 2022 | Credit: ANI Photo/ PIB

USAF secy needs Pentagon escort but Indian attaché doesn’t — that’s how deep India-US ties are

Frank Kendall, Secretary of the US Air Force, says the unescorted access to Pentagon for Indian defence attaché 'is aligned with the trust and cooperation we share'.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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