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  • R Madhavan's Tamil film 'Vikram Vedha' to be screened at Tokyo Film Festival

    R Madhavan's Tamil film 'Vikram Vedha', will be screened at the Tokyo International Film Festival, which runs from October 25 to November 3

    Oct 06, 2017, 09:40 IST

  • 31-year-old Japanese woman dies from overwork

    Miwa Sado, who worked at the broadcaster's headquarters in Tokyo, logged 159 hours of overtime and took only two days off in the month leading up to her death from heart failure in July 2013

    Oct 05, 2017, 15:02 IST

  • Danny Denzongpa is the new 'Kabuliwala'

    It's been a while since we saw Danny Denzongpa in a lead role. The veteran actor is back on the scene with Deb Medhekar's Bioscopewala, a modern retelling of Rabindranath Tagore's classic short story 'Kabuliwala'

    Sep 30, 2017, 08:48 IST

  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls for snap poll, faces Koike challenge

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe officially dissolved parliament on Thursday, effectively kicking off a national election campaign where he faces an unexpected and formidable challenge from the popular governor of Tokyo, Yuriko Koike

    Sep 29, 2017, 10:06 IST

  • 'Birdshot' is Philippines' official entry to the Best Foreign Language Film category at Oscars

    'Birdshot' will be the Philippines' official entry to the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 2018 Academy Awards. The movie is directed by 24-year-old filmmaker Mikhail Red. No Filipino film has ever been nominated for an Oscar in the best foreign-language film category, reports The Hollywood Reporter. 'Birdshot' is a mystery thriller, featuring a young girl named Maya (Mary Joy Apostol), who accidentally kills an endangered Philippine eagle, and her father (Ku Aquino), who desperately tries to protect her from the authorities. Meanwhile, two police officers struggle to solve the mystery of a bus full of people disappearing. The movie also stars John Arcilla and Arnold Reyes. It won the Best Asian Future Film award at the Tokyo International Film Festival in 2016

    Sep 27, 2017, 20:25 IST

  • Speed climbing: Olympics' newest, fastest sport

    With a winning time of under 7 seconds, speed climbing can claim to be the Olympic Games' fastest sport. Speed climbing is one of five sports that have been included in the programme for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics along with baseball/softball, bowling, karate, surfing and skateboarding. Italy's Ludivico Fossali won the men's event after Russian Stanislav Kokorin committed a false start. But in the small final it was a much closer affair with Italian Leonardo Gontero winning in a time of 6.25 seconds, beating Russian Aleksandr Shikov by three hundredths of a second. In the women's event, France's Anouk Jaubert was triumphant in the final, beating Mariia Krasavina of Russia.

    Sep 27, 2017, 10:04 IST

  • Strong earthquake shakes northern Japan; no tsunami risk

    A magnitude 6.0 earthquake has struck off northern Japan. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, and no risk of tsunami

    Sep 27, 2017, 09:28 IST

  • Learn the Japanese way of sculpting candies, pick up origami bookmarks at a fest

    In a YouTube video, 27-year-old Tokyo-based artist Shinri Tezuka is seen engrossed in Amezaiku, the now rare Japanese art of sculpting candy that dates back to the 1600s, when they were used as offerings at temples in Kyoto

    Sep 13, 2017, 14:30 IST

  • Japan's vacuum-sealed wedding photos are 'breathtaking'

    Tokyo-based photographer Haruhiko Kawaguchi's ongoing photo series will take your breath away, literally

    Sep 02, 2017, 08:28 IST

  • Giant tortoise escapes from zoo

    The escapee is female, weighs 55 kilogrammes (121 pounds) and has a "gentle" disposition – but a history of running away

    Aug 04, 2017, 12:01 IST

  • Irrfan excited to collaborate for his next film with Ronnie Screwvala

    The year 2017 is proving to become a rather interesting one for the much-adored actor of Bollywood, Irrfan Khan

    Aug 02, 2017, 11:31 IST

  • Lawmakers accuse Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of false testimony

    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is being questioned in Parliament about a cronyism scandal after opposition lawmakers alleged he testified falsely a day earlier when he denied using his influence to help a friend

    Jul 26, 2017, 10:34 IST

  • Rio Olympics result should motivate shooters: Gagan Narang

    Indian shooters failed to win any medals for the first time after the conclusion of the Rio Olympics last year

    Jul 19, 2017, 07:43 IST

  • Men-only island in Japan gets heritage tag

    A men-only island in Japan where women are banned and male visitors must bathe naked in the sea before visiting its shrine, has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site

    Jul 11, 2017, 08:16 IST

  • It's a girl! Gender of baby panda born in Tokyo revealed

    A panda born this month at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo is female, the zoo announced on Friday. Newly-released images show the tiny baby nestled against the side of her mother, Shin Shin, and also being measured by a worker

    Jun 23, 2017, 12:27 IST

  • Ed Sheeran's drunken outing with Justin Bieber

    Ed Sheeran, who appeared on James Corden's Car Karaoke sessions, opened up about a drunken adventure he had with Justin Bieber when the two went out drinking at a Tokyo bar and ended up at a golf course later in the night

    Jun 08, 2017, 08:16 IST

  • Game Review: 'Tokyo 42' brings to mind the old Syndicate DOS game feel

    Tokyo 42 brings to mind the old Syndicate DOS game feel

    Jun 04, 2017, 08:13 IST

  • Irrfan Khan: I'm decently active on social media

    Irrfan Khan says he is "decently active" on social media because he doesnt like the idea of putting ones whole life out in open

    May 16, 2017, 08:38 IST

  • 6.4-magnitude quake strikes near Japanese island

    A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Miyakejima island in Japan on Tuesday, the weather agency here said, although no tsunami warning has been issued

    May 09, 2017, 09:07 IST

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