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World's tallest wooden skyscraper

Japan plans to build world’s tallest wooden skyscraper

A Japanese company is planning to build a 350 metre high wooden skyscraper in Tokyo by 2041, making it the world’s tallest wooden building. The wood products company Sumitomo Forestry estimates that the cost of the building, which will have 70 floors, will be around 600 billion yen ($5 billion), almost twice the cost of a

Japanese railway firm apologises

Japanese railway firm apologises after train leaves 20 seconds early

Japanese railway firm apologises: Japan is famous for the speed, efficiency and punctuality of its train service. After all, this is the nation that gave us the bullet train and with over 120 million people, a good train service is a must. Commuters around the world frustrated by delays in their favorite mode of public transport could think

89-Year-Old Japanese Grandma

89-Year-Old Japanese Grandma takes funny Self-Portraits, will definitely make you smile

If you think technology is for young people, then you haven’t heard about Kimiko Nishimoto. She’s an 89-year-old Japanese grandma who’s been snapping and editing her own pictures for the last 17 years. Despite of being so old, she never stopped enjoying each moment of her life. Her way of living and her style is

Bangalore better in working environment than San Fransisco

Bangalore beats San Francisco in confidence to go Digital. According to a report from the Economic Intelligence Unit, Bangalore based business entrepreneurs, expressed the highest confidence in their digital environment based on people and skills, financial environment, innovation and entrepreneurship, new technology development, and ICT infrastructure.“India’s cities may suffer more than most from infrastructure deficits,

Tokyo marks 1,000 days to go before start of 2020 Olympics

Tokyo, Oct 28, Tokyo marked 1,000 days until the 2020 Olympics today with a ceremony that included a demonstration of new sports that will debut at the Summer Games. Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike and kabuki actor Ebizo Ichikawa were among the dignitaries attending the festivities in the Nihonbashi district in downtown Tokyo. “The Olympic Games

Tokyo Students Made Rs 3.2 Crore Mercedes G 63 AMG 6×6

This is the Mercedes Benz G 63 AMG 6×6.And this is also a Mercedes Benz G 63 AMG 6×6.But this one is different. It’s based on a JA11 Suzuki Jimny. Made by the students of Nihon Automotive Technology School (NATS) in Japan, the tiny 6×6 cost only 1 Million Yen (approx Rs 6 lakh) to

Trend Micro launches $100 million venture fund

Trend Micro launches $100 million venture fund

Trend Micro launches $100 million venture fund. Tokyo-headquartered cybersecurity major Trend Micro Incorporated on Tuesday announced the launch of a corporate venture fund to explore emerging technology markets.With an initial investment of $100 million, this venture fund will allow Trend Micro to nurture a portfolio of startups that are developing ideas and living at the

RBI slaps fine on 5 foreign banks for violating FEMA rules

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank on Wednesday imposed penalty on five foreign banks, including Deutsche Bank and Standard Chartered Bank, for violation of its instructions on reporting requirements of the FEMA. The three other banks are: Bank of America, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi and The Royal Bank of Scotland. RBI said they have been fined for

Lipstick Under My Burkha’ to premiere at Tokyo film fest

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Alankrita Shrivastava’s directorial “Lipstick Under My Burkha”, produced by Prakash Jha, will get its world premiere at the 29th edition of Tokyo International Film Festival.The film will be screened in competition in the Future of Asian Cinema section of the festival, which will run from October 25 to November 3,

Olympic flag handed over to Tokyo for 2020 Games

Rio de Janeiro: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) handed over the Olympic flag to the governor of Japan’s capital city Tokyo, which will host the next edition of the Games in four years. Governor Yuriko Koike accepted the flag towards the end of the 2016 Rio Olympics closing ceremony at the Maracana Stadium here on

Daredevil Dipa targeting gold at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Rio de Janeiro:Path-breaking Indian gymnastDipa Karmakar is not disappointed at missing out on a historic bronze in the vault final of the Rio Olympics here and instead she is aiming for a gold in the next edition of the Summers Games in Tokyo. “I never expected a medal from this Olympics but to have come

Hawaiian Airlines plane makes emergency landing in Tokyo

Tokyo: A Hawaiian Airlines plane with 248 people on board made an emergency landing at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport on Wednesday night, the airline announced on Thursday. The Honolulu-bound Boeing 767 aircraft, which departed from Chitose, on the island of Hokkaido, at around 8 p.m., had to make an emergency landing at the airport due

Hawaiian Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Tokyo

Tokyo: A Hawaiian Airlines plane was forced to return to Tokyo’s Haneda airport on Monday and make an emergency landing after the pilot noticed a hydraulic fluid indicator was reading unusually low. The plane returned to Tokyo’s intentional hub shortly after taking off just late Sunday night, Xinhua news agency reported. None of the 293