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‘Miracle in Doha’ repeats for Japan after team stuns Spain, tears of joy in homeland

The sense of triumph rose even to Japan's normally staid political heights, with PM Fumio Kishida terming the win 'historic' & calling Japan coach Hajime Moriyasu to offer congratulations.

Japan upholds same-sex marriage ban, voices concern over LGBTQ+ rights

The ruling called the ban constitutional, but said the lack of legal protection for same-sex families violated their human rights. Japan is the only G7 nation to not allow same-sex marriage.

Germany centre forward Niclas Fuellkrug keeps its World Cup hopes alive

The 29-year-old, who scored on his debut against Oman, has now become a household name. Fuellkrug earned his team's first point after they suffered a shocking defeat by Japan.

Asia on the march as Japan pulls off stunning victory after Saudi Arabia’s shock win

The Asian team had shown almost nothing in attack until after half-time against a country that did so much to develop the game in Japan in the middle of the 20th century.

Japan stun Germany with late strikes at World Cup, second biggest upset after Saudi Arabia

Goals from substitutes Ritsu Doan and Takuma Asano in the last 15 minutes gave Japan a stunning 2-1 win in the World Cup Group E opener.

Germany players cover mouths in team photo to protest against FIFA ban on ‘OneLove’ armband

All the players took part in the gesture after FIFA threatened 7 European teams with sanctions if they wore the armband symbolising diversity and tolerance.

Japan to undertake biggest arms buildup since World War II in race to deter Beijing from war

For Japan, losing Taiwan to China could be a disaster as it would jeopardise key shipping lanes that supply nearly all of Japan’s oil and other materials it uses for manufacturing.

Souvenir shops shut, shortage of hotel staff — Japan’s hope for tourism boom faces uphill task

Starting Tuesday, Japan will reinstate visa-free travel to dozens of countries after more than 2 years. Govt hopes tourism will invigorate the economy after the yen slid to a 24-yr low.

Inflation at just 3 per cent—why Japan’s economy is doing much better than fellow G7 nations

The US had inflation of 8.3 per cent in the same month, Canada stood at 7 per cent, and the UK at 9.9 per cent. So why are things different in Japan?

North Korea fires ballistic missiles after condemning UNSC meeting, sixth in 12 days

North Korea also condemned the US for repositioning an aircraft carrier off the Korean peninsula, stating it posed a serious threat to the stability of the situation.

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Vit C serums to laser hair removal—DIY skincare on Instagram can be lethal for your skin

The Instagram algorithm complements brands’ targeted marketing so you see the products you’re most likely to buy. But the outcomes of DIY skin treatment are different.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.