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Japan plans to build elderly caring robots by 2020

Japan plans to build elderly caring robots by 2020

These robots will help old folks stay mentally and socially engaged Japan authorities desire to extend acceptance of generation that would assist fill the distance within the nursing body of workers and will care for 80% of elderly by 2020. Japan is well-known for the longevity of its population but the fact of a rapidly ageing population poses its own ... Read More »

Japan New Year’s food Mochi proves deadly again, causes two deaths

Japan New Year’s food Mochi proves deadly again, causes two deaths

Often considered a symbol of longevity, mochi annually brings about sudden deaths “Mochi” a traditional Japanese New Year’s food has made headlines again for claiming lives, two deaths reported in capital city Tokyo. According to Tokyo Fire Department, two people have died in Tokyo and several are in a critical condition after choking on traditional rice cakes as part of ... Read More »

Japanese scientists discover self-healing glass

Japanese scientists discover self-healing glass

Cracked screens may be a thing of the past with this self-healing glass A chemistry researcher at the University of Tokyo, Yu Yanagisawa has made the breakthrough by chance accidentally discovered a new type of glass that can heal itself from breaks when pressed by hand at room temperature. The new glass can be pressed together by hand at room ... Read More »

Japan announces US$4.63 million grant for polio vaccination in Pakistan

Japan announced a grant of five hundred twenty million Yen for polio vaccination in Pakistan

Japan provides 520 million Yen to assist Pakistan’s efforts for Polio Eradication The Government of Japan has announced today to provide a grant of 520 million Yen to support supply of the essential polio vaccine for the case response and mop up vaccination campaigns during the 2017-2018 low transmission season of the poliovirus. The grant notes were signed and exchanged ... Read More »

Japan beefing up India’s defence, nuclear programmes

Japan also supports India’s nuclear programme ISLAMABAD (PPA) – Japan once a peace-advocating country is fast growing into a defence and nuclear projects supporting country for India. According to report reaching here, Japanese defence officials have accepted an Indian request for the purchase of twelve ShinMaywa US-2i amphibious aircraft under a deal worth $1.30 billion by the Indian Navy. India ... Read More »

Japan creates incredible ice cream that doesn’t melt

Japan creates incredible ice cream that doesn't melt

Researchers from Kanazawa University found a way to maintain the shape of ice cream by increasing its melting point A group of Japanese scientists created incredible ice cream that won’t melt as long as it takes you to eat it. The ice cream has an extract of strawberry that keeps oil and water in the ice cream stuck together for ... Read More »

Tokyo sees first November snow in more than 50 years

Tokyo gets November snow for first time in 54 years

Trains delayed, traffic disrupted, residents put on heavy coats and boots after surprised November snowfall TOKYO (Japan) – Tokyo, the capital of Japan, was smashed by first November snowfall in 54 years. The last time snow fell in November in Tokyo was in 1962. Cold air mass passing over the city pushed temperature down 10 degrees Celsius overnight — from an ... Read More »

Japan provides security equipment to three airports of Pakistan

Japan provides airport security equipment to Pakistan

The new airport security equipment by Japan meets the latest international security standards set by the United States, the European Union, and International Civil Aviation Organisation Japan has provided airport security equipment worth 1.94 billion Japanese Yens ($20 million) for three major international airports in Pakistan. The Airport Security Equipment will be installed at three major international airports including Jinnah ... Read More »

Pakistani students invited to apply for Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program 2016

Asia Youth Exchange Program

Pakistani students are invited to apply for Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program in Science 2016 (SAKURA Exchange Program in Science), annually offered by Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST). This is for the first that the program is being offered in Pakistan. This program aims to promote exchanges between young Asian researchers and Japanese researchers in fields of science and technology ... Read More »

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