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Ichikawa performs evil-dispelling glare on Skytree
... Ebizo performed an evil-dispelling glare on the 634 meter-tall Tokyo Skytree on May 22, the 10th anniversary of the tower's opening. In Kabuki plays, it has been said that those who are glared at can spend a year in a state of perfect health. Visitors who saw Ichikawa 's live streamed performance on the screen applauded the grand rite to ward off evil atop Skytree, which is said to be the tallest broadcast tower in the world. The tower was built in the Sumida Ward for digital terrestrial broadcasting and started operations on May 22, 2012. The ...
Updated: 05/24/2022
Russian anti-govt group proposes certificate for anti-Putin protesters
The group proposed at a conference in Lithuania said that European governments could certify those who denounce the Russian government. The group proposed at a conference in Lithuania said that European governments could certify those who denounce the Russian government. Veteran Russian anti-government figures have declared their intention to serve as representatives ...
Updated: 05/24/2022
Kremlin says West's sanctions caused food crisis
... President Vladimir Putin agreed with UN 's assessment that the world was facing a food crisis that could cause famine. Russia has always been a reliable grain exporter, according to Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov . We are not the source of the problem. The ones who imposed sanctions against us, and the sanctions themselves, are the source of the problem that leads to world hunger. Russia and Ukraine account for more than a third of global wheat supplies. The UN said 36 countries count on Russia and Ukraine ...
Updated: 05/24/2022
PM Modi, US President Biden, says Quad have a constructive agenda
... coordination for vaccine delivery, climate action, supply chain resilience, disaster response, and economic cooperation. PM Modi said at Quad Leaders' Summit that it has ensured peace, prosperity and stability in the Indo-Pacific . US President Joe Biden , who is also attending the summit, said that the US will be a strong, steady and enduring partner in the Indo-Pacific . We are in the Indo-Pacific . As long as Russia continues the war, we are going to be partners and lead a global response. PM Modi will be at the Quad ...
Updated: 05/24/2022
Medical supplies run out in Sri Lanka amid crisis
... The consequences for people waiting for treatment were so dire, according to Dr Vasan Ratnasingam , a spokesman for the Government Medical Officers' Association . If patients are in a queue for drugs, they will lose their lives, said Ratnasingam . The mother of Binuli Bimsara , a four-year-old girl who is being treated for leukaemia, said she and her husband were terrified. We had some hope because we had the medication, but now we are living under tremendous fear, the mother said. Our future is dark when we hear about a shortage of medicines. We ...
Updated: 05/24/2022
Chinese study shows safe, effective and effective COVID-19 vaccine
... Respiratory Medicine . The vaccine is an aerosol version of Convidecia , a single-dose adenovirus-based viral vector vaccine that was granted emergency use listing by the World Health Organization last week. It was the 11th COVID 19 vaccine validated by the WHO and found to have 64 percent efficacy against symptomatic disease and 92 percent against severe COVID- 19. The study published on Friday examines the safety and immune response of the inhalable vaccine when used as a booster shot for people who have ...
Updated: 05/24/2022
US considering investment of $4 billion for India
... where their leaders will hold a summit on Tuesday. The ministry said the latest agreement would lead to enhanced investment support from DFC in India. On Monday, US President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were among 13 government leaders who have co-managed a partnership called the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity .
Updated: 05/24/2022
The Quad Security Dialogue origins behind US-led effort against China
... and are united in a shared vision for the free and open Indo-Pacific . We want to be a region that is free, open, inclusive, healthy, anchored by democratic values and unconstrained by coercion. Tuesday s meeting was the first in-person gathering of the group for Japanese prime minister Fumio Kishida , who took office in October 2021, as well as Australian prime minister Anthony Albanese , who was sworn in on Monday, two days after Australia's parliamentary election and one day before the summit. The Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi , is attending ...
Updated: 05/24/2022
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