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Tokyo Station becomes iconic spot for tourists

The magnificent red-brick facade, built in 1914, gives way to a bustling underground city of train tracks, shops, and restaurants

The world’s fastest rollercoaster shuts down after breaking riders’ bones

The only incident before 2020 December that raised concerns occurred on 15 May 2007, when a 37-year-old man sustained a minor injury after a plastic cover at the front of the train came loose and hit his right knee.

Japan orders evacuation of over 1.2 million people over heavy rainfall

The evacuation was ordered for residents of the prefectures of Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki and Hiroshima, the NHK broadcaster reported, citing the data of regional authorities.

Heavy rainfall in Japan causes mudslide, threatens floods

The Japan Meteorological Agency issued heavy rain and mudslide warnings in parts of the southern main island of Kyushu.

Japanese parents send rice bags instead of babies for relatives to hug

The phenomenon of ‘Dakigokochi’ — which means rice-filled bags shaped like a bundled baby — is increasingly getting popular among new parents in Japan.

Nagasaki marks 76th anniversary of atomic bombing

The August 9, 1945, bombing came three days after the United States made the world's first atomic attack on Hiroshima, killing 140,000.

Japanese man’s inspiring message for Olympics participants leaves netizens in awe

Every day, he stood outside the Olympic village with a placard that said, “Good morning athletes! Even if you don’t get a medal, you’re still the BEST!!! So believe in yourself!”

Japan’s idea to preserve environment

Every year about 38,000 Cedar trees are cut in Oguni, but 40,000 seedlings are planted too

Tokyo Olympics: Indian men’s hockey team ends league phase on high note

The team did that splendidly with a 5-3 win over hosts Japan to finish second in the table after Australia with four victories from five matches

Olympics: India beat Japan 5-3 to end group stage with a win

This is India's best performance in the league phase in the last four decades as they had last finished second in the group in the 1980 Moscow Olympics when they won their eighth and last gold medal so far

Japan to widen virus emergency after record spike amid Games

Tokyo has reported a record rise in cases for three days in a row, including 3,865 on Thursday.

‘The greatest honor’: Naomi Osaka lights Olympic cauldron

“Undoubtedly the greatest athletic achievement and honor I will ever have in my life,” Osaka wrote on Instagram next to a picture of her smiling while holding the flame

All you need to know about Tokyo Olympics 2020

Though the idea of Olympics was based on the ancient Olympic Games held in Olympia, Greece from 8th century BC to 4th century AD, the first edition of the modern Games were held in 1896.

Japan off to a good start in Softball as Olympics starts in Fukushima

The first two days of the softball tournament are being played about 40 miles from the site of a 2011 nuclear power plant disaster.

Manga: How J-Pop inspired the Tokyo Olympics 2020

Olympic athletes are interestingly woven around various sporting activities to amplify the game along with the cartoony or artistic resemblance or figure of Manga.

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