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LG Velvet might be launched in India in October

30 Sep 2020

LG Velvet might be launched in India in October

LG's premium mid-range smartphone, the Velvet, which was announced in global markets in June, might be launched in India in October.

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

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.

In a first, Railways to levy "user-charge" to redevelop stations

18 Sep 2020

In a first, Railways to levy "user-charge" to redevelop stations

To provide passengers with better facilities, the Indian Railways will, for the first time since its inception, charge a nominal user charge from them for crowded stations and the redeveloped ones, Railway Board Chairman VK Yadav said on Thursday.

Donald Trump nominated for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize: Here's why

09 Sep 2020

Donald Trump nominated for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize: Here's why

United States President Donald Trump has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for brokering a deal between adversaries Israel and UAE, reports said on Wednesday.

PUBG Corporation breaks ties with Tencent Games in India

08 Sep 2020

PUBG Corporation breaks ties with Tencent Games in India

PUBG Corporation, the original developer of PUBG, has announced the decision to break association with China's Tencent Games in India.

International passenger flights to remain suspended till September 30

31 Aug 2020

International passenger flights to remain suspended till September 30

As many expected, India is extending the ban on international passenger flights.

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

26 Aug 2020

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.

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

24 Aug 2020

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.

India plans bilateral 'air bubbles' with 5 neighboring countries

18 Aug 2020

India plans bilateral 'air bubbles' with 5 neighboring countries

India has proposed to establish bilateral air bubble arrangements with five of its neighbors, Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Tuesday. Notably, Pakistan is not among the list of neighbors.

US reports 2,000+ COVID deaths in one day

07 Aug 2020

US reports 2,000+ COVID deaths in one day

Reeling under the coronavirus outbreak, the United States touched another grim benchmark on Thursday as over 2,000 people died in 24 hours, for the first time in three months.

LG Velvet, with Dimensity 800 chipset, spotted on Play Console

29 Jul 2020

LG Velvet, with Dimensity 800 chipset, spotted on Play Console

A new variant of the LG Velvet has been spotted on Google Play Console. According to the listing (via 91mobiles), the handset will draw power from a 5G-ready MediaTek Dimensity 800 chipset and pack 6GB of RAM.

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

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.

UK also mulling to phase out Huawei's 5G network equipment

05 Jul 2020

UK also mulling to phase out Huawei's 5G network equipment

A few days ago, the US declared Chinese giants Huawei and ZTE "national security threats" and barred its telcos from buying network equipment from them.

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

30 Jun 2020

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.

Chinese COVID-19 vaccine shows promise in human trials: Details here

28 Jun 2020

Chinese COVID-19 vaccine shows promise in human trials: Details here

As the world deals with the novel coronavirus pandemic, China National Biotec Group (CNBG) has announced a major milestone in the effort to develop a vaccine for the deadly respiratory disease.

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

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.

COVID-19: Who will be the first ones to get vaccinated?

26 Jun 2020

COVID-19: Who will be the first ones to get vaccinated?

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc around the world, leaving everyone desperate for a vaccine - a much-needed shot that prevents contraction or at least mitigates the severe impact of the novel coronavirus.

Coronavirus: 5 states to receive first batch of Hetero's COVIFOR

25 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: 5 states to receive first batch of Hetero's COVIFOR

Five states across India will be the first to receive Hetero Healthcare's COVID-19 drug, COVIFOR, the first generic brand of the experimental drug remdesivir.

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

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.

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

21 Jun 2020

'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.

Samsung Galaxy S9 series starts receiving One UI 2.1 update

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.

No Chinese equipment for 4G upgradation: Centre to BSNL

18 Jun 2020

No Chinese equipment for 4G upgradation: Centre to BSNL

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has asked Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) to not use any Chinese equipment in its 4G upgradation work.

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

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.

Samsung launches BTS edition Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy Buds+

15 Jun 2020

Samsung launches BTS edition Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy Buds+

For the K-pop fans, Samsung has launched the BTS edition of Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy Buds+.

Trump postpones G7 Summit until September; invites India, Russia, others

31 May 2020

Trump postpones G7 Summit until September; invites India, Russia, others

United States President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he will be postponing the upcoming Group of Seven (G7) Summit. The US holds the presidency of the G7 this year.

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

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.

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

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

15 May 2020

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.

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

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.

India-bound 2020 Hyundai i20 appears in public (undisguised)

06 May 2020

India-bound 2020 Hyundai i20 appears in public (undisguised)

The all-new 2020 Hyundai i20, bound to arrive in India later this year, has been spotted on the road sans any camouflage in South Korea.

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

02 May 2020

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.

Coronavirus: No new domestic cases in South Korea

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.

Coronavirus: India 'flattens the curve'; COVID-19 growth now 'linear'

23 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India 'flattens the curve'; COVID-19 growth now 'linear'

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Thursday said that India has flattened the curve of the coronavirus outbreak.

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

23 Apr 2020

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?

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

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.

Kim Jong-un, North Korea's leader, critically ill after surgery?

21 Apr 2020

Kim Jong-un, North Korea's leader, critically ill after surgery?

Kim Jong-un, the supreme leader of North Korea who is a revered figure in the country, is critically ill after he underwent surgery earlier this month, a CNN report said.

Coronavirus kills over 100,000 globally; 50% died in a week

11 Apr 2020

Coronavirus kills over 100,000 globally; 50% died in a week

The novel coronavirus is highly contagious and is capable of wiping off cities, the new data about the death toll confirms, yet again.

Samsung launches new truly wireless earbuds (not in India)

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.

India's bid to host AFC Asian Cup 2027 submitted

05 Apr 2020

India's bid to host AFC Asian Cup 2027 submitted

India has submitted its bid documents for hosting the AFC Asian Cup in 2027, a top official of the national federation confirmed.

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

30 Mar 2020

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.