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19 Sep 2018

North Korea

North Korea's Kim agrees to shut down missile sites 'permanently'?

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will make a historic visit to Seoul "in the near future", he said today after a summit with the South's Moon Jae-in in Pyongyang.

19 Sep 2018

North Korea

Pyongyang: South Korean President Moon seeks nuclear agreement with Kim

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North's leader Kim Jong-un opened a new round of talks at a summit in Pyongyang today, with North Korean nuclear arsenal high on the agenda.

16 Sep 2018

Donald Trump

Trump ready to impose new tariffs on $200bn-worth Chinese goods

President Donald Trump is going ahead with plans to impose new tariffs on about $200 billion of Chinese imports, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday.

13 Sep 2018


US House votes to ban eating of dogs and cats

A resolution has been passed in the US House of Representatives asking countries like China, South Korea, Vietnam, and India to end the slaughter of dogs and cats for human consumption, saying there is no place for such practices in a compassionate society.

07 Sep 2018

Asian Games

#ISSFChampionship: 17-year-old Hriday claims glittering gold in junior 10m air-rifle

Hriday Hazarika notched up a gold medal in the 10m air rifle junior men's event of the ISSF World Championships in South Korea today.

05 Sep 2018


ISSF Championship: Juniors win beaming bronze while seniors miss finals

Divyansh Singh Panwar and Shreya Agarwal netted a bronze in the 10m air-rifle mixed team junior event but India's senior shooters drew a blank on day four of the ISSF World Championships in South Korea.

05 Sep 2018

Donald Trump

After chemical-attacks, Trump wanted to assassinate Assad, claims Woodward's book

US President Donald Trump wanted to assassinate his Syrian counterpart Bashar-al-Assad in wake of a chemical attack on civilians, a new book by Bob Woodward claims.

02 Sep 2018

UEFA Champions League

Tottenham's Son wins gold at Asian Games, avoids military service

South Korea's win over Japan in the Asian Games football final has brought joy to Tottenham Hotspur fans.

02 Sep 2018

North Korea

South Korean team to discuss inter-Korean summit with the North

A high-level South Korean delegation will fly to North Korea this week to discuss arrangements for an inter-Korean summit there this month, as relations grow cooler between Washington and Pyongyang.

31 Aug 2018


Asian Games 2018: Indian women's hockey team finish second

Indian women's hockey team had to settle for a silver medal at the ongoing Asian Games 2018, being held in Indonesia.

29 Aug 2018


No weed for South Koreans, not even in Canada

On October 17, the recreational use of marijuana in Canada will become legal, thereby allowing Canadian residents, as well as tourists to Canada, to light up if they're into smoking pot.

29 Aug 2018


#AsianGames2018: Boxer Amit Panghal enters semi-finals, assured of medal

Indian boxer Amit Panghal (49kg) advanced to the semi-finals to assure himself of a maiden medal at the Asian Games in Jakarta today.

28 Aug 2018


Asian Games 2018: Indian women's compound archery team bags silver

Indian women's compound archery team signed off with a silver medal after losing to South Korea in the finals at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia today.

28 Aug 2018

North Korea

North Korea expels Japanese man detained for unspecified charges

Japanese Government officials yesterday said that they were trying to ensure the safety of a Japanese tourist whom North Korea said it had expelled after detaining him on unspecified charges.

26 Aug 2018


#CareerBytes: You can now learn how to play video games

Interestingly, there are several academies coming up around Seoul, which teach professional gaming to children.

24 Aug 2018

Park Geun-hye

South Korea's corruption-tainted former President Park Guen-hye's sentence extended

A South Korean appeal court today extended ex-President Park Geun-hye's prison sentence for corruption and abuse of power by one year.

23 Aug 2018


#MeetTheMedalists: All about shooting star Shardul Vihan

India's 15-year-old teenager Shardul Vihan added another medal to India's tally at the ongoing Asian Games 2018, being held at Indonesia.

23 Aug 2018


#AsianGames2018: India fails first-time to reach kabaddi final, since 1990

Seven-time champion India failed to reach Asian Games men's kabaddi final for the first time after a shock 18-27 loss to Iran in the semifinals in Jakarta today.

21 Aug 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

From this Friday, use Metro card for your bus-rides too!

Come August 24, and you'll be able to use your metro card for paying for your bus rides!

19 Aug 2018


Indian Women's Kabaddi team start Asian Games with a win

The 18th Asian Games saw the Indian contingent register their first win when the Indian Women's Kabaddi team defeated their Japanese counterparts with a margin of 43-12.

18 Aug 2018

Neeraj Chopra

All about the opening ceremony of 2018 Asian Games

The 2018 Asian Games kicked off today with an amazing opening ceremony held at the Gelora Bung Karno (GBK) main stadium in Jakarta.

16 Aug 2018


Mumbai: India's first penguin born on Independence Day

Even as the whole nation celebrated Independence Day yesterday, it was extra special for Byculla Zoo.

16 Aug 2018

North Korea

Pyongyang summit, bold step towards ending war with N-Korea: Moon

South Korean President Moon Jae-in yesterday said his visit to Pyongyang next month will be a bold step towards formally ending the decades-old war with North Korea.

14 Aug 2018


South Korea: Politician Ahn Hee-jung acquitted in sexual abuse case

A former South Korean presidential contender was found not guilty on all charges today in a trial stemming from allegations that he raped a female aide several times.

13 Aug 2018


#GamingBytes: 5 video games that can make you filthy rich

Gone are the days when video-games were considered a waste of time.

08 Aug 2018


Samsung to invest $22 billion in AI, auto components

Samsung Electronics and its affiliated companies plan to spend $22 billion over the next three years on artificial intelligence, auto components, and other future businesses.

24 Jul 2018


This start-up has invented the best cure for hangovers

82 Labs is a US-based start-up that manufactures drinks to reduce morning-after hangovers.

10 Jul 2018

Moon Jae in

PM Modi holds talks with South Korean President; reviews bilateral-ties

PM Narendra Modi today held talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in to review the entire gamut of bilateral ties.

09 Jul 2018


This start-up has invented the best cure for hangovers

82 Labs is a US-based start-up that manufactures drinks to reduce morning-after hangovers.

09 Jul 2018

Aamir Khan

Impressed with 'Dangal', South Korea's First Lady to meet Phogat-family

South Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook has invited the Phogat family for tea in New Delhi during her visit to India.

02 Jul 2018

Moon Jae in

South Korean President Moon Jae-in to visit India next week

South Korean President Moon Jae-in would arrive in India next week on a four-day visit, during which he will hold talks with PM Narendra Modi on several issues, including the situation on the Korean peninsula and ways to boost bilateral trade and defense cooperation.

02 Jul 2018

North Korea

US has plans to dismantle N-Korea's nuclear-program in one-year: Bolton

President Trump's National Security Adviser, John Bolton, said the US has a plan that would lead to the dismantling of North Korea's nuclear programs in a year.

01 Jul 2018


#MoneyInSwissBanks: India witnesses 50% rise in funds; jumps to 73rd-place

India moved up to 73rd place in terms of money parked by its citizens/companies with Swiss banks in 2017, while the UK remains on the top.

27 Jun 2018

FIFA World Cup

Joachim Low to keep job regardless of World Cup result

German Football Association has backed coach Joachim Low by stating that his job is safe even if the defending champions crash out of the World Cup early.

23 Jun 2018

North Korea

US suspends select-exercises with S-Korea to support N-Korean diplomatic negotiations

US Defense Secretary James Mattis has announced to have "indefinitely suspended" select exercises with South Korea to support diplomatic negotiations with North Korea.

22 Jun 2018

Hong Kong

Hackers steal $32mn from South Korean cryptocurrency exchange, again

On Wednesday, South Korea's largest cryptocurrency exchange, Bithumb, revealed that hackers had stolen $32mn worth of assets overnight.

18 Jun 2018

North Korea

South Korea starts two-day war games to defend against Japan

South Korea will begin two days of war games today to practice defending the disputed Dokdo islands off its east coast, against an unlikely attack by Japan.

16 Jun 2018

5G Technology

Commercial 5G roll-out expected in 2018, India to follow suit

2018 is set to go down in history as a breakthrough year for information technology, with commercial roll-out of 5G technology expected by the end of this year, said Swedish telecom company, Ericsson.

12 Jun 2018


South Korea: Bitcoin hits 2-month-low after hackers steal one-third cryptocurrency

A South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinrail said hackers have stolen about one-third of the coins traded on its market including Pundi X, Aston and NPER, an announcement that sent Bitcoin prices tumbling to a two-month low.

06 Jun 2018


Duterte: Will quit if enough women are offended by kiss

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has defended kissing the lips of a married Filipino woman in South Korea on Sunday, and has said that he would resign if enough women sign a petition calling for his resignation.

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