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Japanese ambassador travels in Mumbai local, explore markets

The Japanese ambassador, Hiroshi Suzuki, is in Mumbai and exploring the city. He has shared pictures from his adventures in Mumbai.

Japanese ambassador exploring Mumbai.(Twitter/@HiroSuzukiAmbJP)
Published on Jun 02, 2023 12:03 PM IST
ByVrinda Jain

Typhoon Mawar: Heavy rains, mudslide risk in Japan's southern islands

Typhoon Mawar: Residents in vulnerable areas were warned of the potential for flooding and mudslides, and dozens of local flights were canceled for the day.

People make their way in a strong rain in Kochi, southern Japan. (AP)
Published on Jun 02, 2023 09:23 AM IST
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Japanese man finds live frog in udon cup, eatery apologises

After a live frog was found in an udon cup, the company issued an apology and temporarily suspended the sales of the product.

Live frog inside Japanese man’s takeaway udon. (Twitter/@kaito09061)
Published on Jun 01, 2023 12:36 PM IST

North Korea 'ballistic missile launch' violates UN resolutions: Japan

Japan firmly protested against North Korea and strongly condemned" the launch, says government spokesman Hirokazu Matsuno.

Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno speaks at a press conference in Tokyo. (AP)
Published on May 31, 2023 07:00 AM IST

‘Not allowing same-sex marriage is unconstitutional,' rules Japan's lower court

The ruling by the Nagoya District Court in central Japan was the second of four that found Japan's ban against same-sex marriage was unconstitutional.

Though opinion polls show some 70% of the public supports same-sex marriage, the conservative ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) of Prime Minister Fumio Kishida remains against it.(AP)
Published on May 30, 2023 12:13 PM IST
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