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26 Oct 2020


LG Q52, with MediaTek Helio P35 chipset, launched

As the latest addition to its portfolio of smartphones, LG has launched the Q52 model in South Korea. It comes as a successor to the LG Q51 that was unveiled earlier this year.

23 Sep 2020


Here's how much LG's dual-screen Wing flagship phone will cost

LG has finally announced the price of its premium smartphone, the LG Wing. The novel, dual-screen handset will carry a price-tag of KRW 10,98,900 (roughly Rs. 69,100) in South Korea and go on sale starting early October.

26 Aug 2020

Christopher Nolan

Korea: 'Tenet' fares well, but coronavirus forces theaters to close

Christopher Nolan's highly-anticipated film Tenet has had a glorious first two days in South Korea.

24 Aug 2020

North Korea

North Korea's Kim Jong-un in coma, sister to take control

North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong-un has slipped into a coma and his sister Kim Yo-jong will become the de-facto ruler, multiple reports said.

10 Jul 2020


Mayor of South Korea's capital kills self after sexual-harassment allegations

Park Won-soon, the mayor of South Korea's capital Seoul, was found dead after a seven-hour long search, authorities said on Friday.

Coronavirus, that killed over 500,000, isn't even nearing end: WHO

It has wreaked havoc on countries, destroyed economies, stripped thousands of their livelihoods, and pushed millions to poverty, but the coronavirus pandemic is still not nearing its end, WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a briefing on Monday.

26 Jun 2020


Samsung Galaxy S20-series gets camera improvements and July security patch

Samsung has started rolling out a new update for its flagship Galaxy S20 series of handsets, along with the latest July 2020 Android security patch.

24 Jun 2020


2021 Kia Carnival's first pictures revealed: Check what's new

Just ahead of its launch in South Korea, Kia Motors has released the first pictures of the upcoming Carnival, showcasing the exterior design of the fourth-generation MPV.

21 Jun 2020

Indian Government

'Massive' phishing attack likely against Indian individuals, businesses: Government

As the world celebrates International Yoga Day and Father's Day, the cyber-security agency working for the Government of India is raising alarms over a "massive" phishing attack campaign.

19 Jun 2020


Samsung Galaxy S9 series starts receiving One UI 2.1 update

Samsung Galaxy S9 series has started receiving the Android 10-based One UI 2.1 update along with the June 2020 security patch, several users in South Korea and Germany have confirmed.

16 Jun 2020


LG Velvet, with 5G support and triple cameras, launched globally

LG's premium mid-range smartphone, the Velvet, which made its debut in South Korea in May, has been finally launched in global markets.

28 May 2020


South Korea's coronavirus cases surge raising fears of second wave

The number of daily coronavirus infections rose for the third consecutive day in South Korea raising fears of a second wave of the outbreak.

25 May 2020


As coronavirus cases rise, expert says 'June to be worse'

India has witnessed a record spike in daily COVID-19 cases consecutively for the past four days. However, the situation is expected to worsen in June, an expert said.

US Senator releases plan to hold China accountable for COVID-19

As calls to probe the origin of the novel coronavirus have only grown stronger, a United States Senator has unveiled a plan to hold China accountable for the pandemic.

07 May 2020


LG Velvet launched at Rs. 56,000 (not in India)

After weeks of leaks and teasers, LG has finally launched its all-new Velvet smartphone. In South Korea, the handset is priced at KRW 899,800 (roughly Rs. 55,800) and it will go on sale from May 15.

02 May 2020

North Korea

After health speculations, North Korea's Kim Jong-un makes first appearance

North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong-un made his first public appearance on Friday, weeks after speculations about his ill health took over global media.

30 Apr 2020


Coronavirus: No new domestic cases in South Korea

In a first since hitting the February peak, South Korea on Thursday reported no new domestic cases of COVID-19.

23 Apr 2020

North Korea

Who will lead North Korea if Kim Jong-un dies?

With recent reports that North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong-un is not keeping well, the question arises: who will succeed him?

22 Apr 2020


India procuring Korean rapid-test kits amid questions over Chinese ones

Amid questions over the accuracy of rapid test kits imported from China, India is gearing up to procure new ones from South Korea.

06 Apr 2020


Samsung launches new truly wireless earbuds (not in India)

As part of its premium audio products brand called AKG, Samsung has launched a pair of new truly wireless earbuds.

30 Mar 2020

Hyundai Creta

Hyundai's seven-seater Creta could arrive in India by next year

Hyundai is working to launch a seven-seater variant of its popular compact SUV, the Creta, by the next year.

25 Mar 2020


Accused in South Korean online sexual blackmail ring identified

In an unusual move, an accused leader of an online sexual blackmail ring was identified by the South Korea Police after millions signed a petition demanding that his identity be made public.

01 Mar 2020


FDA allows new technologies to ramp up coronavirus testing efforts

In a bid to ramp up testing efforts for coronavirus, the US Food and Drug Administration has allowed the induction of new diagnostic technologies.

01 Mar 2020

Donald Trump

Coronavirus outbreak: First death confirmed in the US

The US has reported its first confirmed death from coronavirus.

25 Feb 2020

Narendra Modi

After grand welcome, Trump to get on with business today

A grand welcome to India later, US President Donald Trump will hold important talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi today.

10 Feb 2020


Oscars 2020: 'Parasite' wins Best Picture, and a lot more!

Parasite, the cinematic marvel of Bong Joon-ho, created history at Oscars 2020 by becoming the first-ever non-English movie to win the award for Best Picture in the 92-year span of the Academy Awards.

Coronavirus outbreak: 41 dead in China; over 1,300 infected worldwide

An outbreak of a never-before-seen coronavirus has claimed 41 lives in China, authorities confirmed on Saturday.

23 Jan 2020


Samsung's AirDresser cleans your clothes in wardrobe, without washing them

Even though Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2020) has come to an end, Samsung isn't shying away from showing fancy gadgets.

22 Jan 2020


All you need to know about the deadly coronavirus outbreak

Over the past month, an infectious virus, never seen in humans before, has infected hundreds of people across many nations.

04 Dec 2019


1 out 3 women face harassment on call, says Truecaller

Truecaller has released its annual insights report, giving a glimpse at how spammers have been targeting India and other countries.

20 Nov 2019


Xiaomi's mid-premium, flagship smartphones to get 5G support in 2020

Though 5G technology is slowly and steadily becoming mainstream in global markets like China, Japan, South Korea, the US, and the UK, it has remained exclusive to select top-end smartphones only.

10 Sep 2019


Galaxy Fold will run 'hundreds' of optimized apps, says Samsung

Samsung's ultra-premium foldable phone, the Galaxy Fold, will arrive with "hundreds" of apps that have been optimized for the new form factor, the company announced in a blog post.

01 Sep 2019


Soon, we could see a more affordable Samsung Galaxy Fold

After debuting with much fanfare at Mobile World Congress Barcelona, Samsung's first-ever foldable phone, the Galaxy Fold, turned out to be a disappointment.

24 Aug 2019

Ekta Kapoor

Ayushmann Khurrana's 'Andhadhun' to release in South Korea next week

Ayushmann Khurrana's 2018 release Andhadhun is going places.

21 Aug 2019


Now, you can see what information websites/apps share with Facebook

Facebook has finally released the tool that would let you see what kind of data it collects from third-party websites/apps you visit.

18 Aug 2019

North Korea

Five embarrassing moments from Olympics

Olympics is the greatest sporting event and spectacle on the globe.

18 Aug 2019


BJP's Shazia Ilmi confronts anti-India protesters in Seoul

BJP leader Shazia Ilmi took on protesters in South Korea's capital Seoul, who were carrying Pakistan's flags and raising anti-India slogans on Friday.

03 Aug 2019


Here are some unbreakable Olympic records

Olympics is the greatest sporting showcase on this earth.

30 Jul 2019


Listing some of the strangest facts about badminton

Badminton is a popular sport and one of the most entertaining as well.

27 Jul 2019


This 6-year-old YouTuber just bought a Rs. 55cr property

While most of us would never be able to earn Rs. 55 crore in our lifetime (assuming we even live full lives), a six-year-old has just bought a posh building worth $8 million (Rs. 55 crore)!

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