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Japanese defense chief likely to visit India in August

/ Jul 22, 2018

Japanese defense chief likely to visit India in August

Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera is arranging to visit India in mid-August to discuss expanding joint military exercises, according to Japanese government sources. Onodera and Indian Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman are expected to agree to hold the first-ever joint exercise involving their ground forces this year, ...

Japan pledges ¥100 billion in loans for Mumbai subway

/ Mar 30, 2018

Japan pledges ¥100 billion in loans for Mumbai subway

Japan pledged on Thursday to provide India with yen loans of up to ¥100 billion ($940 million) for the construction of Mumbai's subway system, and nearly ¥50 billion for other infrastructure projects. Foreign Minister Taro Kono and Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj oversaw the ...