Halilhodzic launches JFA law suit, thinks Japan soccer boss acted illegally

By Jack Tarrant TOKYO, May 24 : Former Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic launched a law suit against the country’s football association and its president Kozo Tashima on Thursday, saying he was fired illegally just two months before the World Cup. The Bosnian’s lawyer Lionel Vincent filed the suit on Thursday in a Tokyo district court, […]

China fines Japanese retailer for listing Taiwan as country

Beijing, May 24 : China has fined Japanese retail chain Muji 200,000 yuan ($31,300) for listing Taiwan as a “country of origin” on some of its packaging, the media reported on Thursday. This year, Muji had imported clothes hangers in packaging marking Taiwan as the “country of origin”, the BBC quoted Shanghai’s administration for industry […]

Goa Congress leader drives tonga to protest fuel fare hike

Panaji, May 24 : Goa Congress president Girish Chodankar on Thursday rode a horse-driven tonga to the North Goa Collectorate to protest against the rising fuel prices. “Driving by a two-wheeler or a car is getting more and more expensive for the common man. That is why we used a tonga driven by a horse […]

Ban on smartphones during guard duty in Kashmir

Srinagar, May 24 : A blanket ban was announced on Thursday on the use of smartphones by police guards during duty hours in Jammu and Kashmir following a rising number of incidents of weapon snatching by militants. In a detailed order, A.K. Choudhary, the Additional Director General of Armed Police, said: “It has been observed […]

Fujifilm’s new ‘GFX50s’ mirrorless camera launched in India

Mumbai, May 24 : Imaging technology major Fujifilm has launched its medium format “GFX50s” mirrorless camera in India for Rs 511,999. The camera comes with “Fujifilm G” format 51.4MP “complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS)” sensor with which the new device achieves the highest ever image quality from Fujifilm, the company said in a statement on […]

Xi asked Pakistan to shunt out Hafiz? Baseless, says China

By Gaurav Sharma Beijing, May 24 : China on Thursday rejected as “baseless” a report that it had asked Pakistan to shunt out Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed to some West Asian country. “The report is shocking and baseless,” the Chinese Foreign Ministry told IANS. According to a news report […]