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Updated : 10 months ago IST
Tokyo [Japan], Dec 31 (ANI): Japan's Reiwa era, which started in May after Emperor Akihito stepped down and his son Naruhito took over the throne, celebrated its first new year on Wednesday (local time) with fireworks at full display in central Tokyo.
Updated : 1 year ago IST
Tokyo [Japan], Oct 22 (ANI): Japan's Emperor Naruhito has officially proclaimed his enthronement in a centuries-old ceremony which was attended by more than a hundred global dignitaries, including President Ram Nath Kovind.
Updated : 1 year, 6 months ago IST
Tokyo [Japan], May 1 (ANI): The 126th Emperor of Japan, in his public address on the first day of his reign, promised to "reflect deeply on the course followed" by his father Emperor Emeritus Akihito who abdicated on Tuesday, bringing an end to the 30-year-old Heisei era.
Tokyo [Japan], Apr 30 (ANI): Fondly referred to as the "people's emperor," Japan's Emperor Akihito participated in his abdication ceremony on Tuesday, making way for his 59-year-old son, Crown Prince Naruhito, to take over the Chrysanthemum throne as Japan's 126th Emperor from Wednesday.<
Updated : 1 year, 7 months ago IST
Tokyo [Japan], April 1 (ANI): Japan new imperial era beginning May 1 will be called "Reiwa", announced Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga on Monday.
Updated : 1 year, 10 months ago IST
Tokyo [Japan], Jan 1 (ANI): Japan will announce the name for its new era on April 1, which will come into effect from May 1 after the Crown Prince Naruhito ascends the throne.
Tokyo [Japan], Dec 23 (ANI): As Japan's Emperor Akihito celebrated his 85th birthday on Sunday, he gave a final, yet emotional and heart-touching, statement before stepping down from the throne in April next year.
Updated : 3 years, 2 months ago IST
Tokyo [Japan], May 19 (ANI): The Japanese Government cabinet on Friday approved a bill that will allow Emperor Akihito to become the country's first monarch in more than two centuries to abdicate.
New Delhi [India], Dec. 22(ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday conveyed his greetings and felicitations to Japanese Emperor Akihito on his birthday which is on December 23.
Tokyo [Japan], Nov. 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Tokyo last night on a three-day visit, met Japanese Emperor Akihito today, where they discussed the common bonds between their nations and deliberated on the future of Asia.
Tokyo, Aug. 8 (ANI): Japan's Emperor Akihito in a rare televised address to the nation on Monday hinted that he wants to stand down as he expressed fears for his health and his ability to carry on as emperor.
London, July 14 (ANI): Insisting that Japanese Emperor Akihito has no plans to step down, the imperial household has denied reports that the 82-year-old wants to abdicate, which would be an extraordinary move in 200 years.