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Boat with 26 missing off Japan coast, no survivors after 7 hours of searching

The boat was carrying 24 passengers, including two children, and two crew.
No survivors have been found after more than seven hours of an intense search involving six patrol boats, four aircraft and divers. (Representational image).( REUTERS)
No survivors have been found after more than seven hours of an intense search involving six patrol boats, four aircraft and divers. (Representational image).( REUTERS)
Published on Apr 23, 2022 07:54 PM IST
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QUAD committed to Indo-Pacific, to meet on May 24

HT learns that the QUAD summit will happen on May 24 unless the Australian government wants a postponement.
Leaders of Quad member countries: Japan PM Fumio Kishida, US President Joe Biden, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Australian PM Scott Morrison.
Leaders of Quad member countries: Japan PM Fumio Kishida, US President Joe Biden, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Australian PM Scott Morrison.
Updated on Apr 18, 2022 07:21 AM IST
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Using ostrich cells, scientists make masks that glow in contact with coronavirus

In a small study, test subjects wore masks, and after eight hours, the filters were removed and sprayed with a chemical that glows under ultraviolet light if the virus is present. The filters worn by people infected with Covid-19 glowed around the nose and mouth areas.
Kyoto Prefectural University president and doctor of veterinary medicine Yasuhiro Tsukamoto (via REUTERS)
Kyoto Prefectural University president and doctor of veterinary medicine Yasuhiro Tsukamoto (via REUTERS)
Published on Dec 11, 2021 01:25 PM IST
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Man in Batman's Joker costume terrorises Tokyo train, 10 injured

One video uploaded on Twitter and broadcast on NHK showed a steady stream of people running away from a train car where, seconds later, a small explosion caused a fire.
People escape through windows of a Tokyo train line following a knife, arson and acid attack, in Tokyo, Japan. (TWITTER / @SIZ33/via REUTERS)
People escape through windows of a Tokyo train line following a knife, arson and acid attack, in Tokyo, Japan. (TWITTER / @SIZ33/via REUTERS)
Published on Oct 31, 2021 07:38 PM IST
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Japan votes in national election as PM seeks public mandate

Japan is holding a parliamentary election, which is the first big test for the new prime minister. A poor showing for the ruling party could threaten a return to the country's history of the revolving-door premiership.
Japan election: Voters in Tokyo have said the coronavirus crisis was an important factor in their decision. (Eugene Hoshiko / AP)
Japan election: Voters in Tokyo have said the coronavirus crisis was an important factor in their decision. (Eugene Hoshiko / AP)
Published on Oct 31, 2021 12:52 PM IST
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