The state of emergency, a third of its kind so far declared in the country, will come into effect from Sunday to May 11, the Xinhua news agency reported.
The country will inoculate about 36 million people aged 65 or older, which account for 29 per cent of its population, reports dpa news agency.
Prime Minister of Japan Yoshihide Suga may visit India in late April or May. This period will be crucial to further strengthen Indo-Japan cooperation in the region in order to counter China's ever-increasing aggression in the Indo-Pacific region.
The United States (US) has called the ballistic missile fired by North Korea into the East Sea an attempt to destabilize the Korean peninsula. It has also been said by the US that this is a direct violation of the proposal passed by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).
An important meeting of leaders of the QUAD countries is scheduled to be held today. Apart from US President Joe Biden, PM Narendra Modi, Australian PM Scott Morrison and PM Yoshihide Suga of Japan will participate in the meeting.
Japan will continue to ask China to modify the way of coronavirus testing as the procedure being followed right now is not just painful for Japanese people, it hurts them mentally as well.
Nokia is prepping for smartphone launches in 2021, with three phones already tipped to be launched in the next year. The Nokia 9.3 Pureview could also be launched in 2021.
India-Japan cooperation has won the OECD Mutual Agreement Procedure 2019 Award.
In late New York trading, the euro was up to $1.1750 from $1.1744 in the previous session, and the British pound was up to $1.3023 from $1.2933 in the previous session. The Australian dollar increased to $0.7166 from $0.7153.
The competition, hosted by the Japanese Gymnastics Association (JGA), will see two teams compete - Team Friendship and Team Solidarity and will feature 32 athletes from Japan, China, Russia and the US.