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The Union Department of Road Transport and Motorways has discovered faults in the safety system in the batteries of electric two-wheelers. The probe revealed that inferior materials were used to cut costs. Now, a new BIS standard called “IS 17855:2022” has been designed for battery packs in electrically powered road vehicles. As electric vehicle (EV) …

The Payments Council of India (PCI) wrote to the government, seeking its intervention against a directive from the central bank. The central bank had prohibited payment companies from charging lines of credit on wallets and prepaid payment instruments. The PCI urged the government to treat wallets on an equal footing with bank accounts. The Payment …

The Andhra Pradesh government decided on Friday to rename Konaseema district such as the district of Dr BR Ambedkar Konaseema, a month after the district was rocked by violence protesting the proposal. The State Cabinet Meeting chaired by the Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy approved the gazette notification issued May 18 to rename the …

The government has ordered an investigation into the Tata Motors Nexon EV fire incident in Mumbai, as the company investigates the “isolated thermal incident”. The Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), which was previously tasked with investigating electric two-wheeler fires by the Union Department of Road Transport and Highways, is also …

HANOI, U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Vietnam — U.S. Under Secretary of State Wendy Sherman met on June 13 in Hanoi with Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son, Vice Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc, Chairman of the Vietnamese Communist Party’s Foreign Relations Commission Le Hoai Trung and Deputy Defense Minister Lt. Gen. Hoang Xuan …

By KIM TONG-HYUNG – Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan wrapped up a naval exercise with South Korea in the Philippine Sea on Saturday, the two militaries said, amid signs that North Korea is getting closer. possibly preparing to conduct its first nuclear test since 2017. The three-day …

The rate at which births in Japan are declining has accelerated well beyond past government projections, further undermining the population maintenance target. According to population figures released on June 3 by the Ministry of Health, 811,604 births were recorded in 2021, the lowest figure on record and the sixth consecutive year of declining births. The …

By JOSH BOAK and AAMER MADHANI – Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — President Joe Biden told his fellow Indo-Pacific leaders gathered for a four-nation summit on Tuesday that they were going through “a dark hour in our shared history” due to the brutal war of the Russia against Ukraine and he urged the group to …

The government has admitted that it had “made a mistake” and that it had not done enough to guarantee standards of safety and quality of electric vehicles. This comes after several cases of electric scooters catching fire. The government has called on the industry to focus on product quality. In one case too little too …

Data from Japan Society Economy Lifestyle Family May 20, 2022 The number of homeless people in Japan has fallen to its lowest level to date of 3,448, according to a government survey of homelessness conducted since 2003. Although this decrease reflects the results of self-reliance support projects managed by local and regional authorities NPOs, certain …

By KATHY GANNON – Associated Press ISLAMABAD (AP) — Amid rising violence, Pakistan is taking a tougher line to pressure Afghanistan’s Taliban leaders to crack down on militants hiding on their soil, but so far the Taliban remain reluctant to act – instead trying to broker a peace. Last month, relations between the two neighbors …

By KARL RITTER – Associated Press STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden’s prime minister announced Monday that Sweden will join Finland in its bid to join NATO following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, a historic shift that comes after more than 200 years of military non-alignment in the Nordic country. The move, which risks upsetting the government of …

By MARI YAMAGUCHI – Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Okinawa on Sunday marks the 50th anniversary of its return to Japan on May 15, 1972, which ended 27 years of American rule after one of the bloodiest battles of World War II on the island of southern Japan. The day is marked by more bitterness …

By MARI YAMAGUCHI – Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Okinawa on Sunday marks the 50th anniversary of its return to Japan on May 15, 1972, which ended 27 years of American rule after one of the bloodiest battles of World War II on the island of southern Japan. The day is marked by more bitterness …

As electric scooter producer Ola Electric faces government scrutiny and complaints from buyers, two or three of its top executives have quit, the most recent being its chief marketing officer Varun Dubey. The organization told IANS that Dubey passed on the organization for “personal reasons”. Previously, Dinesh Radhakrishnan, who was the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) …

There is no stopping electric vehicle fires in India and now an electric two-wheeler belonging to Gurugram-based Benling India has exploded while being charged in Telangana. According to local police, no one was injured in the incident and they have yet to receive a complaint. The incident happened in a village in Karimnagar district of …

Bengaluru: Electric scooter maker Ather Energy said it has raised $128 million led by the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF), the Indian government’s sovereign wealth fund and existing investor Hero MotoCorp. Hero MotoCorp had announced an investment of Rs 420 crore (about $54 million) in Ather in January. Tarun Mehta, co-founder and CEO of …

Electric fires caused by the explosion of electric scooters have killed at least four people in India since March, as the government pledges to intervene to ensure the safety of vehicles. A 49-year-old man and his daughter died in March in the state of Tamil Nadu after his electric scooter, which was plugged in to …

New Delhi: In what could put makers of electric two-wheelers in a tough spot, preliminary findings from the government-appointed Electric Vehicle (EV) Fire Inquiry Committee have found issues with battery cells/design in nearly every electric two-wheeler (2W) fire in the country. The committee was formed last month following electric vehicle fires and battery explosions in …

TOKYO — Japan should focus more on peaceful diplomacy with China than military deterrence as tensions mount around Chinese-claimed Taiwan, the governor of the neighboring southern island of Okinawa said on Friday. from Japan. He also urged that Okinawa’s burden of hosting the majority of US troops in Japan be reduced. “We are deeply alarmed,” …

TOKYO (AP) — Japan should focus more on peaceful diplomacy with China rather than military deterrence as tensions mount around Chinese-claimed Taiwan, the governor of the neighboring island of Okinawa said on Friday. , in southern Japan. He also urged that Okinawa’s burden of hosting the majority of US troops in Japan be reduced. “We …

TOKYO (AP) — Japan should focus more on peaceful diplomacy with China rather than military deterrence as tensions mount around Chinese-claimed Taiwan, the governor of the neighboring island of Okinawa said on Friday. , in southern Japan. He also urged that Okinawa’s burden of hosting the majority of US troops in Japan be reduced. “We …

Bengaluru: The Union government has demanded detailed information on the safety mechanisms and quality standards adopted by electric vehicle manufacturers, people with direct knowledge of the matter told ET, given the widespread concern sparked by the growing number of electric vehicles that have caught fire in recent weeks. Following a meeting on April 25 – …

Taking notice of the recent wave of battery-related fires that have broken out inside electric two-wheelers across the country, the Union government has asked all e2W (electric two-wheeler) brands to s refrain from establishing new products in the market. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways recently held a meeting in the capital to discuss …

The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has refuted media reports that the government has asked manufacturers of electric two-wheelers to refrain from launching new products on the market following the electric vehicle fires. The ministry issued a clarification saying it has not asked any EV maker to stop production. “A section of …

The lower house on Thursday passed a resolution urging the government to ease Okinawa’s burden by welcoming the bulk of U.S. forces to the country, in a move ahead of the 50th anniversary of the prefecture’s return to Japanese rule. The resolution was passed at a time when defense experts fear for the safety of …

Newnan resident Lawrence W. Reed is Chairman Emeritus of the Foundation for Economic Education. His most recent book is “Was Jesus a Socialist?” He can be contacted at [email protected] “Government”, observed the famous Austrian economist Ludwig von Mises, “is the only institution that can take a precious commodity like paper and render it worthless by …

This is our series on key information related to the coronavirus. Click here to read other episodes: #Coronavirus the facts. Find the latest information and expert answers on all things COVID-19. The risk of the holiday season The Japanese government is calling on people to take free PCR or antigen tests before traveling during the …

Advertising Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah said his government had engaged with Myanmar’s opposition shadow government, marking the first time a leader of the Association of South Asian Nations -East (ASEAN) admitted to having had contacts with the National Unity Government (NUG). The news, which was first reported by BenarNews, came as Saifuddin was responding …

Indian government calls for immediate recall of faulty electric vehicles April 22, 2022, 7:05 p.m. 2 minute read The government will impose sanctions on failing companies (Photo credit: HT Auto) In light of recent incidents involving electric two-wheelers, the government has asked EV manufacturers to voluntarily recall defective vehicles. Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, in …

Santa Barbara resident Jeff Frankenfield runs as independent KENNETH SONG/NEWS-PRESSE“The biggest challenge I feel for the Central Coast is the economy,” said Jeff Frankenfield, candidate for the 24th congressional district seat. Editor’s note: This is part of an ongoing series on candidates for the June 7 primary. Jeff Frankenfield wants to bring people together and …

Days after electric vehicles owned by Ola, Okinawa and Pure EV caught fire, the government plans to revise EV battery testing standards, battery management and cells, CNBC TV18 reported. The government is in talks with electric vehicle companies, according to the report. To further prevent such incidents, the government could also issue guidelines for electric …

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi claimed on Sunday that 40 lakh Indians have died during the coronavirus pandemic due to government ‘negligence’ and again demanded that all families of the deceased be given compensation of Rs four lakh each. Taking to Twitter, Gandhi shared a screenshot of a New York Times report which claimed India was …

Families of children in need of daily medical care in Japan are struggling to find the support they need, despite a law that came into effect last year that was supposed to guarantee them standard assistance and education. While many prefectures are preparing to set up support centers by next March to offer consultation services …

Advertising Sri Lanka’s largest opposition party on Monday rejected an invitation from the president to form a unity government, as protests continued across the country against its worst economic crisis in memory and growing distrust of his leadership. The 26 Cabinet ministers tendered their resignations on Sunday evening after thousands of people defied a state …

To investigate the circumstances leading to the explosion and fire of an Ola S1 Pro electric scooter on March 26, 2022 in the Dhanori area of ​​Pune, Maharashtra, and an Okinawa Praise Pro in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), has asked the Center for Fire, Explosives and Environmental Safety …

You should know by now that an Ola S1 Pro electric scooter has caught fire. The incident happened in Lohegaon, Pune and the video went viral on the internet. Ola themselves launched an investigation to find the reason for the fire. However, now the government has launched an investigation so that the root cause of …

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By HARUKA NUGA and MARI YAMAGUCHI – Associated Press GOTEMBA, Japan (AP) — Japanese and U.S. Marines had their first airborne landing and combat training together Tuesday near Mount Fuji as the two allies step up military cooperation amid growing maritime activity from China and the Russia in the regional seas. Japan has been increasing …

By HARUKA NUGA and MARI YAMAGUCHI – Associated Press GOTEMBA, Japan (AP) — Japanese and U.S. Marines had their first airborne landing and combat training together Tuesday near Mount Fuji as the two allies step up military cooperation amid growing maritime activity from China and the Russia in the regional seas. Japan has been increasing …

By HARUKA NUGA and MARI YAMAGUCHI – Associated Press GOTEMBA, Japan (AP) — Japanese and U.S. Marines had their first airborne landing and combat training together Tuesday near Mount Fuji as the two allies step up military cooperation amid growing maritime activity from China and the Russia in the regional seas. Japan has been increasing …

Naha- The Okinawa Branch of the Naha District Court on Thursday ordered the government to pay about 1.34 billion yen in damages for noise pollution from the US Marine Corps Futenma Air Station in Okinawa Prefecture. In the lawsuit, a group of around 3,200 residents living near the Futenma base claimed they suffered from noise …

Japanese government aims to streamline Blue Patrol program by mobilizing 3,600 taxis in Okinawa for crime prevention next year A Blue Patrol car sent by the Okinawa General Executive Office (file photo). March 4, 2022 Ryukyu Shimpo By Yosuke Anri Tokyo – The Cabinet Office of Japan announced on March 3 that it would proceed …

Government committee to plan Okinawa reversion 50th anniversary celebration at Tokyo hotel The Prime Minister’s official residence March 3, 2022 Ryukyu Shimpo By Yosuke Anri Tokyo and Okinawa Prefecture are co-hosting the 50th anniversary ceremony of Okinawa’s reversion to Japan. During an interview conducted before March 2, an official revealed some details of the May …

The Dutch government has announced a three-stage reopening and says it will lift almost all Covid-related restrictions by February 25. Although Covid-19 infection rates remain high in the country, hospital admissions remain stable. The Dutch government’s announcement was made at a press conference led by Health Minister Ernst Kuipers on February 15 and means attendees …

DUBLIN, February 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The “electric bicycle market in India The 2021 report” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. In fiscal year 2020, the electric bicycle market in India was assessed at 72.34 Mn INR. It is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of approximately 11.16% over the …

DUBLIN, February 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The “electric bicycle market in India The 2021 report” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. In fiscal year 2020, the electric bicycle market in India was assessed at 72.34 Mn INR. It is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of approximately 11.16% over the …

A truck parking project was shot down in Virginia after the local government voted against it due to truck traffic issues. The proposed tractor-trailer parking facility was to be constructed 300 feet north of the intersection of Martinsburg Pike and Welltown Road in Winchester, Virginia. The site would have included 85 truck parking spaces. Upper …

As the omicron variant rages across the country, Japanese governors on Friday urged the central government to ensure a stable supply of COVID-19 antigen test kits and reagents for PCR tests, while expressing doubts over the effectiveness of quasi-emergency measures. The proposal adopted by the National Governors Association indicates that the medical and health care …

The Australian Commercial Events Council (BECA) welcomed Trade, Tourism and Investment Minister Dan Tehan’s strategy to rebuild the national visitor economy, THRIVE 2030 (The Re-Imagined Visitor Economy). BECA welcomed THRIVE 2030 as an opportunity to re-emphasize the importance of the business events industry as a key driver of the visitor economy and its recovery and …

Bloomberg Markets and Finance published this video article, titled “Suntory to Raise Salaries Above Government Guidelines, CEO Says” – their description is below. Takeshi Niinami, CEO of Suntory Holdings, the world’s third-largest whiskey maker and also one of Japan’s biggest brewers, explains how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting businesses in the country. He also talks …

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Atlanta: An Arab-American civil rights lawyer and community organizer is running for a Democratic seat in the US Congress, in the new congressional district of the battleground state of Michigan. Huwaida Arraf, a human rights defender well known for her work empowering local communities, hopes to win the Congressional seat with her message of unity …

Nikkei Asia is tracking the spread of the coronavirus which was first detected in the central city of Wuhan in China. Cumulative global cases have reached 327,509,303, according to Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. The global death toll has reached 5,538,591. For more information on the spread of COVID-19 and immunization progress around the world, …

A permanent move change can cost thousands of dollars for travel, accommodations and vehicle rentals, as well as an untold cost in terms of stress. (Gitte Schirrmacher/US Navy) Beginning in the new year, the Navy requires senior enlisted sailors and some officers to use a government travel credit card to pay for a permanent station …

Japanese government demands US soldiers limit outings and adopt effective coronavirus prevention measures January 7, 2022 Ryukyu Shimpo By Manabu Saito and Shoehi Tsukazaki Tokyo – Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi spoke by telephone with US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken on January 6, where he requested that the US military significantly strengthen measures to prevent …

FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective face masks, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, walk along the Kokusai-dori in the prefectural capital Naha, on the southern island of Okinawa, prefecture of ‘Okinawa, Japan, October 25, 2021. Picture taken October 25, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato TOKYO — A Japanese government panel on Friday issued a request for the …

Covid testing rules must be relaxed for those infected in England who do not show symptoms, the government said. Those who test positive for Covid with a lateral flow device will no longer need a follow-up PCR to begin their isolation period if they are asymptomatic, the UK Health Security Agency has said. The policy …

The Greek government has banned music on New Year’s Eve as the country grapples with a rise in COVID cases. On Wednesday, Greek Health Minister Thanos Plevris said no music would be allowed in commercial venues for New Year celebrations. The measure is part of new restrictions announced to curb the spread of the omicron …

Islamabad: The Taliban have dissolved Afghanistan’s two electoral commissions as well as the state ministries responsible for peace and parliamentary affairs, an official said on Sunday. Bilal Karimi, deputy spokesman for the Afghan Taliban government, said the country’s Independent Election Commission and Electoral Complaints Commission had been disbanded. He called them “useless institutes for the …

Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno speaks Friday, Dec. 24, 2021, in Tokyo, where he announced that Japan would not send a delegation of ministers to represent the government at the Beijing Games. (Sadayuki Goto/Kyodo News) Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno announced Friday that Japan will not send government officials to the 2022 Winter Games …

As China’s military build-up expands into cyberspace and outer space, Japan’s Defense Ministry is also pushing for research into autonomous vehicles operated by artificial intelligence for air and underwater use. -marine, supersonic flight and other “changing” technologies. The budget allocates 128 billion yen ($ 1.1 billion) for the purchase of a dozen F-35 stealth fighters …

By MARI YAMAGUCHI – Associated Press TOKYO (AP) – Japan’s cabinet on Friday approved a record-breaking defense budget of 5.4 trillion yen ($ 47 billion) for fiscal 2022, which includes funding for research and development for a new aircraft hunting and other “game-changing” weapons as Japan ramps up its defense capabilities in response to China’s …

Some 11 million, or 15%, of the 71 million cloth masks in stock prepared by the Japanese government at the start of the novel coronavirus crisis but not used have been found defective, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Tuesday. The substandard masks were found during inventory inspections by the Health Ministry, Kishida told a …

A magnitude 9 earthquake in northern Japan could kill up to 199,000 people in the country as large areas are hit by devastating tsunamis, a Japanese government panel said on Tuesday. The central disaster management council has called for additional disaster prevention measures, saying the death toll could be reduced by 80 percent through early …

The government plans to raise the bulk of medical costs by 0.43% in its revisions for the 2022 financial year, to cover the labor costs of doctors and nurses, sources said on Sunday. The increase will be the eighth consecutive rise in the main fee component. At the same time, the government plans to lower …

Marines wait inside the passenger terminal at Kadena Air Force Base, Okinawa, June 6, 2020 (Karis Mattingly / US Marine Corps) CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa – The Marine Corps joined the rest of the uniformed services this week and began offering government-funded morale flights between Okinawa and Seattle so Marines and their families can visit loved …

The government has agreed to pay full compensation to the widow of a finance ministry worker who took his own life in 2018, but she said she was disgusted by the stark decision that ended her trial. “I started the lawsuit because I wanted to know more about the reasons for my husband’s death,” Masako …

OSAKA- The government said on Wednesday it had agreed to pay damages to the wife of a former finance ministry bureaucrat who alleges her husband committed suicide after being ordered to falsify documents related to favoritism allegations against then-Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The decision to pay approximately 100 million yen in compensation sought by Masako …

Data from Japan Politics Economy Society December 13, 2021 The centerpiece of the Japanese government’s latest economic stimulus package is a 100,000 yen benefit for children under 18. Although the measure is good news for families with children, it will increase the debt burden of future generations. A record 36 trillion yen supplementary budget has …

~~ ~ A new government will soon be launched in Germany, the driving force of the European Union. We hope the new administration will move clearly from the Merkel administration’s long-standing focus on China to a foreign policy that emphasizes a “free and open Indo-Pacific”. After winning the parliamentary elections in September, the center-left Social …

The Defense Ministry took action on Tuesday to counter the Okinawa Prefecture’s recent rejection of the central government’s request to change the design of its plan to relocate a US military base to Okinawa in the northernmost prefecture. southern Japan. The ministry’s Okinawa Defense Office filed a complaint with Land Minister Tetsuo Saito under the …

The government’s withdrawal of its request for airlines to stop accepting international flight bookings to Japan deserves harsh criticism. This offers strong reason to say that the Kishida administration failed in its duty to protect the Japanese people. As part of efforts to prevent the spread of the Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus, the …

The central government and ruling parties have decided to phase out tax breaks that have been in place for nearly half a century on alcoholic beverages produced in Okinawa Prefecture. The government has accepted a request from Okinawan producers of awamori, the well-known spirit of the southernmost prefecture, to reduce the 10-year tax break until …

HBefore we start again: The government faces another shutdown. Just two months ago, the government approved enough funding to keep things going until December 3. Now he faces yet another crisis as lawmakers scramble to pass an interim finance bill by the end of Friday. While analysts agree that it is Congress will likely come …

Tokyo [Japan], November 26 (ANI / Sputnik): The Japanese government will not change its plans to move the United States Marine Corps Futenma Air Base (MCAS Futenma) to Okinawa, as the current location poses a threat to the base, Hirokazu Matsuno, chief cabinet secretary said Friday. MCAS Futenma is considered the most dangerous airfield in …

ANI | Update: November 26, 2021 3:28 PM STI Tokyo [Japan], November 26 (ANI / Sputnik): The Japanese government will not change its plans to relocate the United States Marine Corps Futenma Air Base (MCAS Futenma) to Okinawa, as the current location poses a threat to the base, Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno said Friday. …

The government has maintained its view that the economic recovery after the coronavirus pandemic shows “weakness”, while expressing caution about the impact before the recent rise in raw material costs, including oil prices raw. “The Japanese economy continues to show weakness in the recovery, although the serious situation due to the novel coronavirus is gradually …

Baseball superstar Shohei Ohtani turned down the Japanese government’s offer to give him one of its top honors, saying it was “still too early” for him to receive the decoration, the main gate said on Monday. – government speech. Ohtani rejected the People’s Honor Award after being unanimously voted the American League’s Most Valuable Player …

Mitsui OSK Lines, Ltd. yesterday announced its intention to participate in the industry-university-government collaborative project to conserve marine biodiversity called “Ocean180”, (Note 1) led by Professor Yasuhiro Kubota (Note 2) of the Program of Biology, Marine and Department of Science Natural Sciences Faculty of Ryukyu University (Chairman: Mutsumi Nishida; Headquarters: Nishihara-cho, Nakagami-gun, Okinawa Prefecture). This …