South Korea
World  /  Published 10.07.20

Seoul mayor Park Won-soon dead

The mayor of Seoul, South Korea, the country’s most powerful official after the President, was found dead by the police, hours after his daughter reported him missing, the authorities said on Fr...
By New York Times News Service in Seoul

World  /  Published 14.06.20

North Korea warns of retaliation over South's food, propaganda

The sister of North Korea’s leader has warned of retaliatory measures against South Korea that could involve the military, in the latest escalation of tensions over defectors from the North who have...
By Reuters in Seoul

Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.20

Hand of help from Korean neighbours

Our Korean neighbours have been lending a helping hand in these times of crisis. The Korean Association of Kolkata, with its head quarters in CJ Block, has raised Rs 3 lakh that they used to buy food ...
By Brinda Sarkar in

Photos  /  Published 17.04.20

The world in pictures

By AP in

World  /  Published 10.08.19

Missiles fired after Trump’s Kim praise

North Korea fired two projectiles off its east coast on Saturday, hours after President Trump said he had received a “very beautiful letter” from the North’s leader, Kim Jong-un.The projectiles ...
By Choe Sang-Hun/New York Times News Service in Seoul

Entertainment  /  Published 31.01.20

Parasite: Brilliant and deeply unsettling

Midway through the brilliant and deeply unsettling Parasite, a destitute man voices empathy for a family that has shown him none. “They’re rich but still nice,” he says, aglow with good will. Hi...
By Manohla Dargis/New York Times News Service in

Sports  /  Published 06.04.20

Army call for Son Heung-min

Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-min will begin mandatory military service in his native South Korea while the Premier League remains suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, the London club anno...
By Reuters in London

Sports  /  Published 05.04.20

India officially submits bid to host AFC Asian Cup

 India has submitted its bid documents for hosting the AFC Asian Cup in 2027, a top official of the national federation confirmed on Sunday.If India wins the bid, it will be the first time the co...
By PTI in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 17.03.20

Riding the Korean Wave

Throwback to the summer of 2012 and even the most uninitiated in Korean popular music, or K-pop as it has commonly come to be known, will remember it as the time when Gangnam Style ruled YouTube and t...
By Sohini Chakraborty in

World  /  Published 12.03.20

Coronavirus outbreak: Iran toll jumps to 429

Iran on Thursday reported 75 new deaths from the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the health ministry said, bringing the death toll to 429 in the worst-hit country in West Asia.“We have identified ...
By Reuters in Dubai


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