India-Japan Relations Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Nihonshu?

The Embassy of Japan applied for a GI tag for nihonshu, also known as Japanese sake. Key facts Recently, Japan sought a Geographical Indication (GI) tag for the first time in India. The Japanese Embassy in New Delhi applied for a GI tag for nihonshu (Japanese sake) at the Geographical Indication Registry in Chennai. Japanese ..

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JIMEX 2022

The sixth edition of the Japan-India Maritime Exercise (JIMEX 22) was kicked off on September 11, 2022. Key facts The JIMEX 2022 is currently being hosted by the Indian Navy in the Bay of Bengal. India is being represented by three indigenously designed and built warships. These are Sahyadri (a multi-purpose stealth frigate) and two ..

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Japanese Industrial Townships (JITs) in India

Department for Promotion of Industry & Internal Trade (DPIIT) of India and Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of Japan held annual meeting to review the progress under Japanese Industrial Townships (JITs) in India. Key Facts DPIIT and the States presented developed infrastructure and land readily available for Japanese investors in these townships. Japanese ..

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5th edition of India – Japan Maritime Bilateral Exercise

The Indian Navy and The Japan maritime Self-Defence Force is scheduled to start the Fifth edition of India – Japan Maritime Bilateral Exercise called in the Arabian Sea from October 6, 2021. Key Facts Last edition of the JIMEX exercise was held in September 2020. During the three-day exercise, Indian navy will be represented by ..

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India and Japan PMs’ First-in-person Meeting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Japanese counterpart Yoshihide Suga in-person on September 23, 2021. Key Points During the meeting, both the leaders reaffirmed their commitment towards a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific region. They reviewed multi-faceted bilateral relationship as well as exchanged views on recent global developments like in Afghanistan. This meeting was held ..

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India-Japan Sixth Maritime Affairs Dialogue

India and Japan held their sixth Maritime Affairs Dialogue on September 10, 2021 in a virtual format. Highlights The dialogue involved exchanges on developments in the areas of regional cooperation activities, maritime security environment as well as the opportunities for cooperation between both the countries in the Indo-Pacific region. Background First round of India-Japan Maritime ..

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