Friday, 30 September, 2022

Topic: Tokyo

Quad meant not giving other nations a veto on India’s choices, says foreign minister Jaishankar

In an op-ed for the Hindustan Times, he wrote about the evolution of Quad since its ‘abortive start’ in 2007, adding that the Tokyo summit was the 'most productive' one so far.

PM Modi to attend Quad summit in Tokyo

During his visit to the country, Modi will have bilateral meetings with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and US President Joe Biden, MEA said.

Bhavinaben Patel secures India’s first medal at Tokyo Paralympics in table tennis

Competing in her maiden Paralympics, Patel enters semifinals with a straight-game win against world number 5 Borislava Peric Rankovic of Serbia in the women’s singles Class 4 event.

SC to urgently hear shooter Naresh Sharma’s plea against non-inclusion in Tokyo Paralympics

Naresh Kumar Sharma has challenged a Delhi HC order which had posted his plea on his non-inclusion for hearing on 6 August as selection deadline for the games ends on 2 August.

Tokyo records highest single-day spike of 2,848 new Covid cases since onset of pandemic

Experts have warned that the more contagious delta variant could cause a surge during the Olympics. Tokyo is currently under its fourth state of emergency.

Talha Talib had a near-miss at Tokyo. But Pakistanis’ worry is small Olympics contingent

The 2016 Olympics was Pakistan’s worst ever performance to date, with the smallest contingent and no medal to their name.

Three athletes test positive for Covid ahead of Tokyo games, two staying at Olympic village

The IOC games operations director said that the athletes of Tokyo games are the most 'controlled population' in the world. The tally of games-related Covid cases has risen to 55.

Japan forges ahead with re-opening even as Tokyo sees record jump in Covid cases

The country opened businesses in late May and will now begin allowing events of up to 5,000 people, including sporting events and musical concerts.

We tested 5G networks across Asian cities. The verdict: patchy

While carriers are investing billions of dollars in expansion, 5G's technical design demands high network density to provide the advertised stratospheric speeds.

Tokyo issues alert to residents after spike in new Covid-19 cases

Governor Yuriko Koike triggered a 'Tokyo Alert', aiming to heighten residents’ awareness about the status of the outbreak and call on them to take caution

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
File photo of the Amazon logo pictured inside the company's office in Bengaluru | Reuters/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

Amazon India ties up with influencers for ‘live-stream shopping’ to drive festive season sales

Live-stream shopping events are hugely popular in China, with the feature being used by Alibaba Group Holding's Taobao & Bytedance's Douyin and driving millions of dollars in sales.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.