Japan Current Affairs, GK & News

India’s Assurances to IMF backing Sri Lanka

India sends financing assurances to IMF to back Sri Lanka’s debt restructuring program. Sri Lanka’s three largest bilateral lenders are China, Japan, and India. India’s backing is a critical step for Sri Lanka to receive a $2.9 billion package from IMF Sri Lanka’s Debt Crisis Sri Lanka is facing worst economic crisis since 1948 Challenges ..

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Japan Adopts New Policy to Promote Nuclear Energy and Achieve Carbon Neutrality

Japan has adopted a new policy promoting greater use of nuclear energy to secure a stable power supply and reduce carbon emissions, reversing its previous plan to phase out nuclear energy by 2030. The new policy calls for the maximum use of existing nuclear reactors by restarting as many as possible and extending the operating ..

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Japan’s war on floppy disks

Japan may be home to some of the world’s leading tech giants, but the Japanese have always been fond of old technology. But now Japan has declared war on the floppy disk to get rid of old technologies and machines. Key Points One reason for this is that if Japan replaces old technologies such as ..

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August 9: Nagasaki Day

On August 9, Japan is commemorating the Nagasaki Day. On this day in 1945, the United States had dropped “Fat Man- atomic bomb” on Japanese city, Nagasaki. The atomic bomb was named so, due to wide, round shape of the bomb. Fat man was dropped from US B-29 bomber. It took the life of over ..

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Asia Cup Hockey Tournament: India Wins Bronze

In the eight-team Asia Cup hockey tournament, India beat Japan for the second time to win the bronze medal. This match was held at the GBK Sports Complex in Jakarta. Raj Kumar Pal scored in the seventh minute which saw India clinch the medal with a 1-0 score. Which team won this tournament? In the ..

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THE Asia University Rankings 2022

On 1st June 2022, the latest edition of the Asia University Rankings was released by the Times Higher Education (THE). The 2022 edition of the rankings comprises 616 universities from 31 countries and territories across Asia. India is the third most-represented country in this 2022 rankings with 71 institutions making this list. In 2021, 62 ..

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