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Japan contributes towards healthy food, clean water and hospitality

Updated: Jul 27, 2016 18:31 IST

Tokyo, July 27 (ANI): Japanese cuisine has developed through centuries of social and economic changes.

With an aim to promote the Japanese cuisine the world over, the Washoku World Challenge is being organized by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan. The event saw participation of foreign Washoku chefs.

"It is unprecedented Washoku boom. But currently sophisticated skill and

some elements are not inherited. This is the 4th competition. There are many excellent chefs more than Japanese chef. We would like to introduce them all over the world," said Head of Judge Washoku World Challenge, Kihachi Kumagai.

Washoku World Challenge has been established as the biggest and authorized Japanese cuisine competition. The judge of this competition, Yukio Hattori, runs a cooking school.

"In this school, there are more than 130 overseas students from Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam and other Asian countries. There are around 100,000 Washoku restaurants in the world. Unfortunately some of them are disappointed. Utilizing ingredients of soup is the key issue to cook Washoku.

In this competition the subject is treating soup, soy sauce and mirin (sweet sake for seasoning)," said Judge Washoku World Challenge, Yukio Hattori.

The hotel provides all comfort and facilities to the guests including multiple drawers, a safe, large refrigerator and even microwave. Its interiors are designed to suitable for foreign guests. The guests can also enjoy the great view from the restaurant on the top floor while having breakfast.

"We would like to welcome the guests not only from Japan, but also from the rest of the world. We also want our guests to know more about the Toyoko Inn from Japan," said Director GM Toyoko Inn (Cambodia) Co., Ltd., Yuki Fukushima.

In areas such as Southeast Asia and Africa, water shortage and water quality remains a major concern.

Yamaha Motor has been contributing in providing safe drinking water to the villagers in Indonesia.

The Clean Water System of Yamaha Motor has a simple build based on the "Slow Filtration" purification functions from the nature which can be operated by local residents.

The residents have even started water related businesses such as selling drinking water to nearby villages and areas.

In future, along with further market research and developing products that are suitable for various areas, we strive to make improvement on the local water supply situation and to assist enrich local residents' life.

Yamaha has developed different equipments that are suitable for the specific locations and aims for further expansion. (ANI)

New Delhi [India], Mar 30 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday advised the users of Pre-paid Payment Instruments (PPIs), including mobile and electronic wallets that only non-bank entities authorised by RBI under the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007 (the Act) can issue PPI wallets for purchase of goods and services from third parties and money transfer within India.

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New Delhi [India], Mar 30 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Axis Bank, India's third largest private sector bank, has announced a strategic partnership with Wells Fargo and Company to offer seamless remittance facility to their NRI customers from The United States of America (USA). USA is one of the key corridors to receive remittances to India, which contributes to more than 30 percent of total remittance volume to India.

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New Delhi [India], Mar 30 (ANI): Adding special value and innovation to their existing product line up, India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd. has announced the new variants of its range of motorcycles and scooters.

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New Delhi [India], Mar 30 (ANI): Carpet Export Promotion Council organized the 33rd Edition of India Carpet Expo from 27th to 30th March 2017 at Hall nos. 11, 12 and 12A Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, with an aim to promote the Cultural Heritage and showcase the weaving skills of Indian hand-knotted carpet artisans amongst the overseas hand-knotted carpet buyers.

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Tata launches Tigor, new sub four metre sedan

Updated: Mar 30, 2017 17:31 IST

New Delhi [India], Mar.30 (ANI): Tata Motors hase come out with an all new sub four metre sedan, Tigor, targeted at a younger car buyer.

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New Delhi [India], Mar 30 (ANI): Credit rating agency ICRA expects cement demand growth, which has been significantly impacted post demonetisation, to recover to around four to five percent during FY2018, driven by a pick-up in the infrastructure segment, mostly road and irrigation projects and the housing segment.

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New Delhi [India], Mar 30 (ANI): Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India on Thursday announced the launch of new 2017 edition of its youthful moto-scooter DIO with new style, colors, convenience and BS-IV and AHO compliance at Rs. 49,132 (Ex-showroom, Delhi).

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New Delhi [India], Mar 30 (ANI): India's most popular mobile app for transportation Ola BookMyShow, India's largest online entertainment ticketing platform on Thursday announced their exclusive partnership to enhance the entertainment experience of millions of users.

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New Delhi [India], Mar. 30 (ANI): Leading Solar EPC player Vikram Solar Pvt. Ltd. signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Israel's Water-Gen, a pioneer in air-to-water technology, to develop and introduce their path-breaking clean, hygienic drinking water solutions in the country.

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New Delhi [India], Mar 30 (ANI): Continuing with the new label launch spree in the month of March, India's leading fashion e-tailer, Jabong has announced the addition of yet another leading American high-street fashion wear brand, Aeropostale, to its product portfolio.

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New Delhi [India], Mar 30 (ANI): The Goods and Services Tax (GST) has received unprecedented support from all quarters as it is a simple system of taxation, under which various taxation rates will be merged into one with no cascading effect of taxation, said Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia on Thursday.

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New Delhi [India], Mar. 30 (ANI): Contrary to its previous announcement that was circulated with regards to banks being operational on April 1, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in a revised circular stated that all payment systems will be closed on the aforementioned date.

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New Delhi [India], Mar 30 (ANI): London Stock Exchange today welcomes the world's largest corporate Masala bond. The landmark bond issuance from Housing Development Finance Corp (HDFC), one of India's leading banking and financial services companies comes less than 12 months after HDFC's INR 30 billion (USD 450 million) debt issuance in London, the first ever Indian corporate to list a Masala bond.

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New Delhi [India], Mar 30 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Grameen Koota Financial Services Private Limited (Grameen Koota) has raised Rs. 250 crore from its holding company, CreditAccess Asia (CAA), headquartered in Amsterdam, which is the leading multi-country Microfinance operator in India and South-East Asia. Part of the infusion, Rs.50 crore, will be provided in the form of equity and the remainder, Rs.200 crore will be provided in the form of Compulsory Convertible Debentures (CCDs).

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New Delhi [India], Mar. 30 (ANI): SBI Card, one of India's leading credit card issuers announced the launch of a credit card, 'SBI Card Unnati', targeted at all State Bank of India (SBI) customers, including Jan Dhan account holders, throughout the country.

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New Delhi [India], Mar. 30 (ANI): Metropolitan Stock Exchange of India Limited (MSEI), the third national level stock exchange is all set to conduct a mock trading session in equity, equity derivatives and currency derivatives segments on April 1, 2017.

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New Delhi [India], Mar 29 (ANI): Cloudatix Biz India Ventures Pvt. Ltd, a young research startup emerging as a Smart City Solutions provider and Mediaguru, a global media services company that specializes in the entire life cycle of digital asset management services, digitization and monetization, recently launched 'Startup Accelerator Program and Internet College'.

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Dong Nai [Vietnam]/Tokyo[Japan], Mar.29 (ANI): Vietnam is experiencing a rapid economic growth as customers' purchasing abilities have increased that leads to opening up of supermarkets.

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Rajya Sabha passes Finance Bill

Updated: Mar 29, 2017 17:58 IST

New Delhi [India], Mar 29 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed the Finance Bill after various amendments presented by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

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New Delhi [India], Mar 29 (ANI): G-20 Framework Working Group (FWG) in its third meeting at Varanasi held discussions over the state of the global economy as well asG-20 agenda on inclusive growth and reports on strong, sustainable and balanced growth and G-20 enhanced structural reform agenda among others.

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