Japan Current Affairs, GK & News

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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QUAD Summit: PM’s Proposal of ‘Japan Week’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently proposed ‘Japan Week’ to celebrate Japan’s contribution to India’s development journey. What are the highlights of PM Modi’s meeting with the business community? On the sidelines of Quad Summit, PM met top executives and CEOs of 34 Japanese companies including Honda Motor Co, Toyota Motor Corporation, Suzuki Motor Corporation, etc. ..

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Dispute over Kuril Islands

Japan has said that four islands near the Kamchatka Peninsula have been illegally occupied by Russia. The Japanese call these islands ‘the Northern Territories’ while Russia calls them ‘Kurils.’ Overview: The islands stretch north across the Pacific Ocean from Japan’s Hokkaido to Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula’s southernmost tip. These islands have been in the midst of ..

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Trilateral Development Corporation (TDC) Fund

India and the United Kingdom have launched their Global Innovation Partnership (GIP) as both countries look to bolster their innovation ecosystem to benefit the start-ups. GIP is expected to provide a model for utilizing the Trilateral Development Corporation (TDC) Fund for projects with other countries like Germany, Japan, the European Union, France, etc that are ..

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