Japan Current Affairs - 2019

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By 2016, India to be the 3rd largest automobile market: IHS

As per IHS Automotive, a global market information provider India will become the 3rd largest automotive market in the world by 2016 ahead of Japan, Germany and Brazil with its domestic automotive sales. China, the US and Japan were the top three global automotive markets and India was ranked 6th after Brazil and Germany in the 4th and Read More…

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India, Japan to strengthen defense relationship

In a recent meeting between India’s National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon and visiting Japanese Senior Vice-Minister of Defence Akinori Eto, both the nations discussed on the possibilities of expanding the defence ties, which will include joint development and production of defence equipment. It must be noted that Japan, which normally has strict rules prohibiting international Read More…

Month:  Categories: Defence & SecurityInternational

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IOR countries to pursue open regionalism to stimulate growth

Trade and industry ministers of Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IORARC) member nations agreed to promote trade within the grouping to encourage economic cooperation and development in the strategic Indian Ocean region. India (Gurgaon) and Mauritius co-hosted the first economic and business conference under the theme of “Deepening Economic Linkages for Balanced, Inclusive Read More…

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“Joint Sea-2013”: China-Russia’s largest-ever naval drill

China and Russia are together conducting their largest-ever joint naval exercise named “Joint Sea-2013” in the Sea of Japan, a further sign of the broad-based progress in relations b/w the former Cold War era rivals. Those participating in the drill include eighteen surface ships, one submarine, three airplanes, five ship-launched helicopters and two commando units. Read More…

Month:  Categories: Defence & SecurityInternational

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Port Pipavav retains top spot in seafood exports

Pipavav port located in Saurashtra (Gujarat), has retained the top position for the second consecutive year in seafood exports in FY13 in terms of quantity. The port has recorded an increase of 6% over the previous fiscal. As per Marine Products Export Development Authority, the port had handled 2,33,738 tonnes of marine exports as against 2,19,801 tonnes in FY12. However, in Read More…

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Government bans sale of Analgin, Pioglitazone and Deanxit

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has banned the sale of three widely popular medicines – painkiller Analgin, anti-diabetes drug Pioglitazone and anti-depressant Deanxit in the wake of health adversities associated with these drugs. What is the reason behind the ban? Under the Drugs and Cosmetic Act 30-B, sale of any drug, the use of which is Read More…

Month:  Categories: International

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Fact Box: “Kirobo” : World’s first talking robot-astronaut ready to take off

“Kirobo” : World’s first talking robot-astronaut ready to take off Japanese have developed the world’s first robot-astronaut that can communicate with humans. It will be launched to International Space Station (ISS) from Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA) Tanegashima Space Center atop H-IIB rocket on August 4, 2013. Kibo Robo Project: Named after kibo (hope in Japanese) and “robot”. Read More…

Month:  Categories: InternationalScience & Technology

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