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India-Japan Partnership in Specified Skilled Worker

The Union Cabinet recently approved the Memorandum of Understanding between India and Japan on “Specified Skilled Worker”. What are the Key Features of the MoU? Under the agreement, India will send skilled labours to Japan. The MoU will set an institutional framework for cooperation between India and Japan for accepting skilled workers. The only condition ..




Japan starts test run on world’s fastest-ever bullet train “Alfa-X”

Japan has started testing it’s fastest-ever shinkansen bullet train “Alfa-X”, which is capable of reaching 400 kilometres per hour (249 mph). The train is scheduled to go into service in 2030 and will run at speeds of up to 360 kph (224 mph). With this feat, it will become the world’s fastest bullet train. This ..


India’s first bullet train project “MAHSR” to be built with help of Japan

India’s first bullet train project “Mumbai–Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail (MAHSR) corridor” will be launched during the visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in September 12-14, 2017. Abe and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will jointly inaugurate the bullet train project with the laying of foundation stone and a ground breaking ceremony. This is expected to take ..