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Korean dish kimchi has gained popularity due to its flavour and texture that can be easily accompanied with Indian dishes, say chefs.(Photo: Instagram)

International Kimchi Day: Indians share fondness for this Korean side dish

Hindustan Times | By Ruchika Garg, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 06:51 PM IST
The date November 22, has been chosen as International Kimchi Day, basis a scientific research. Read on to know more.
Lee Kun-hee’s hunched posture, due to a traffic accident, soft voice, round eyes and often bemused expression were atypical for such a powerful character(REUTERS)
Lee Kun-hee’s hunched posture, due to a traffic accident, soft voice, round eyes and often bemused expression were atypical for such a powerful character(REUTERS)

Samsung’s Lee Kun-hee:A tainted titan who built a global tech giant

Seoul | By Reuters| Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 09:15 AM IST
Lee’s business acumen made him the object of endless fascination and speculation in Korea,but he and the empire he built have also been vilified by critics and activist shareholders for wielding such economic clout
China refers to the conflict, in which it sent troops to aid North Korean forces against a United Nations coalition led by America, as the “war to resist US aggression and aid Korea”.(REUTERS)
China refers to the conflict, in which it sent troops to aid North Korean forces against a United Nations coalition led by America, as the “war to resist US aggression and aid Korea”.(REUTERS)

Xi takes jab at US in Korean War commemoration

Beijing/Toronto | By Agencies, Beijing/ Toronto
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 03:57 AM IST
The deputy White House national security adviser denounced China’s treatment of Uighur Muslims, saying there was no justification for the country maintaining “concentration camps” within its borders.
As a military dictator, Khan’s diktat overrode public opinion, while the democratic Nehru had to contend with domestic opposition.(Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
As a military dictator, Khan’s diktat overrode public opinion, while the democratic Nehru had to contend with domestic opposition.(Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)

The Nehruvian imprint on Indus Waters Treaty

By Uttam Kumar Sinha
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2020 05:56 AM IST
The Indus Waters Treaty may have prevented “another Korea”, as the World Bank had anxiously observed, but it did not fundamentally change Pakistan’s lower riparian angst nor in its perception of the upper riparian dominance of India.
Players of ATK Kolkota celebrate after winning the 6th edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) football final match in Fatorda, Goa.(PTI)
Players of ATK Kolkota celebrate after winning the 6th edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) football final match in Fatorda, Goa.(PTI)

‘ISL competing with China, Korea and Japan when it comes to wages’

New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 04:52 PM IST
ISL clubs have continued to make smart acquisitions from the A-League heading into the 2020-21 season. Gary Hooper joins Kerala Blasters, while 25-year-old Australian defender Jacob Tratt joins Odisha FC and Joel Chianese moves to Hyderabad FC, both from Perth Glory.
A man wearing a face mask rides a motorcycle past banners showing precautions against the new coronavirus near a temporary closed nightclubs and bars in Seoul, South Korea.(AP)
A man wearing a face mask rides a motorcycle past banners showing precautions against the new coronavirus near a temporary closed nightclubs and bars in Seoul, South Korea.(AP)

Homophobia threatens to hamper South Korea’s virus campaign

Seoul | By Associated Press| Posted by Kabir Bhandari
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2020 05:30 PM IST
As South Korea grapples with a new spike in coronavirus infections thought to be linked to nightspots in Seoul, including several popular with gay men, it’s also seeing rising homophobia that’s making it difficult for sexual minorities to come forward for diagnostic tests.
The belief of e-cigarettes being less harmful than tobacco cigarettes is one of the major factors behind the growing use.(Unsplash)
The belief of e-cigarettes being less harmful than tobacco cigarettes is one of the major factors behind the growing use.(Unsplash)

Here are factors which influence youth to regularly use e-cigarettes

Washington D.C. | By Asian News International| Posted by Kabir Bhandari
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2020 05:01 PM IST
In a bid to understand the growing use of e-cigarettes among youth, researchers have analysed the factors that influence adolescents to use it frequently.
File photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.(REUTERS)
File photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.(REUTERS)

China says aware of reports about N Korea leader’s health

Beijing | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2020 09:42 PM IST
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang made the remarks during a daily briefing and did not elaborate further.
Medical staff with protective clothing are seen inside a ward specialised in receiving any person who may have been infected with coronavirus, at the Rajiv Ghandhi Government General hospital in Chennai in this file photo.(Reuters Photo)
Medical staff with protective clothing are seen inside a ward specialised in receiving any person who may have been infected with coronavirus, at the Rajiv Ghandhi Government General hospital in Chennai in this file photo.(Reuters Photo)

Two new Covid-19 cases spook markets in India, govt steps up screening

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2020 07:13 PM IST
Health minister Harsh Vardhan said that travel restrictions may be further extended as India stepped up screening at airports and seaports.
Viktor Axelsen of Denmark in action.(Getty Images)
Viktor Axelsen of Denmark in action.(Getty Images)

India Open: Chen Yufei, Viktor Axelsen headline a star-studded international line-up

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2020 05:50 PM IST
A number of top Chinese players, who were cleared to participate in upcoming BWF World Tour tournaments in Europe, are expected to participate in the USD 400,000 event.
Representational Image.(Twitter)
Representational Image.(Twitter)

Rowers wait over fate of Olympic qualifiers in coronavirus-hit Korea

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By B Shrikant
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2020 11:33 PM IST
Five Indian rowers, two support staff, two coaches and an attendant for para rowers are scheduled to participate in the Asian Olympic qualifiers.
Mukbang started out in Seoul, South Korea, as a way for busy professionals eating lunch alone to socialise, and feel less alone. It has become a viral trend that features high-definition sound and large amounts of food or decadent foods.
Mukbang started out in Seoul, South Korea, as a way for busy professionals eating lunch alone to socialise, and feel less alone. It has become a viral trend that features high-definition sound and large amounts of food or decadent foods.

Trending #Solo: Eating, studying and partying alone

Hindustan Times | By Madhusree Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2020 10:01 PM IST
So many people are doing so much alone, that there are viral hashtags for the trend. Incidentally, these tend to originate in the heavily online young-adult populations of Japan and Korea.
Rahul Gandhi with South Korean PM Lee Nak-yon in Seoul on Tuesday.(Twitter/@RahulGandhi)
Rahul Gandhi with South Korean PM Lee Nak-yon in Seoul on Tuesday.(Twitter/@RahulGandhi)

‘Pre-planned trip to Korea’: Congress defends Rahul Gandhi for skipping anti-CAA protests

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Madhukalya
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2019 09:16 AM IST
Party leaders said that the delegation left India on Sunday, just hours ahead of the Jamia protests, which later turned violent.
The seminar was devoted to the protection of the rights of religious minorities targeted by majority groups.(Digpu)
The seminar was devoted to the protection of the rights of religious minorities targeted by majority groups.(Digpu)

Seminar on freedom of faith and human rights held by CESNUR and HRWF

UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2019 11:45 AM IST
Legal experts, journalists and civil society discussed solutions to defend the freedom of faith and human rights.
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath.(HT file)
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath.(HT file)

MP government spends over Rs 60 lakh in sending delegation to Korea to replicate good education policy

Bhopal | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON DEC 01, 2019 01:19 PM IST
The state government has decided to train around 200 officers and principals on ways to improve their efficiency and capacity during 2019-20 at Korea Development Institute, Seoul.
A file photo of Deepika Kumari.(REUTERS)
A file photo of Deepika Kumari.(REUTERS)

Deepika Kumari, Atanu Das bag bronze medal at Asian Archery Championships

Bangkok | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2019 06:26 PM IST
The Indian archers opened their account with a bronze medal in the recurve mixed pair event where Atanu Das and Deepika Kumari defeated Yichai Zheng and Shaoxuan Wei of China 6-2 without breaking a sweat.
Srikanth Kidambi of India(REUTERS)
Srikanth Kidambi of India(REUTERS)

Korea Masters: Srikanth, Sameer exit, Indian challenge ends

Gwangju | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2019 03:38 PM IST
Sixth-seed Srikanth defeated Hong Kong’s Wong Wing Ki Vincent 21-18, 21-17 in a match that lasted 37 minutes at the Gwangju Women’s University Stadium.
A file photo of Saina Nehwal.(AP)
A file photo of Saina Nehwal.(AP)

Korea Masters: Saina Nehwal withdraws, Kidambi Srikanth eyes good show

Gwangju (Korea) | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 03:58 PM IST
It was his first appearance at the last four stage since the India Open and the Indian ace would look to continue the good run when he opens against Hong Kong’s Wong Wing Ki Vincent in the men’s singles.
A file photo of PV Sindhu.(AP)
A file photo of PV Sindhu.(AP)

PV Sindhu, B Sai Praneeth lose as Indian challenge ends at Denmark Open

Odense | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2019 11:38 PM IST
Sindhu, seeded fifth, yet again struggled to buck the trend of recent early exits as she was knocked out after she lost 14-21 17-21 to Korea’s An Se Young in a 40-minute second-round women’s singles clash at the BWF World Tour Super 750 event.
Asian Games gold medallist Amit Panghal (52kg) in action.(PTI)
Asian Games gold medallist Amit Panghal (52kg) in action.(PTI)

Clinical Amit Panghal enters quarters of Boxing world championships

Ekaterinburg | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2019 05:15 PM IST
The reigning Asian champion will next be up against Filipino Carlo Paalam, who had lost to Panghal in the semifinals of the Asian Games in Jakarta last year.
((Photo: RENDY ARYANTO/VVS.sg))
((Photo: RENDY ARYANTO/VVS.sg))

Jonathan Yap

UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 10:32 AM IST
Jonathan Yap is the President, CapitaLand Financial of CapitaLand Group
The Indian vaccine manufacturing industry has brought down the cost of vaccines making it affordable to the citizens of India(AFP)
The Indian vaccine manufacturing industry has brought down the cost of vaccines making it affordable to the citizens of India(AFP)

India’s vaccine industry needs a level-playing field | Analysis

By Adar Poonawalla
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2019 07:33 PM IST
The lack of restrictions and regulations on the import of vaccines has created many problems. This must be fixed
Replicas of a North Korean Scud-B missile and South Korea's Nike missile displayed at the Korean War Memorial in Seoul.(AFP image)
Replicas of a North Korean Scud-B missile and South Korea's Nike missile displayed at the Korean War Memorial in Seoul.(AFP image)

North Korean refuses talks with South, tests missiles

Seoul | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2019 06:20 AM IST
Pyongyang has routinely expressed anger at the war games, which it considers rehearsals for invasion, but in the past has avoided carrying out tests while the manoeuvres are taking place.
President Donald Trump said on Friday that North Korea’s recent tests of short-range rockets and missiles may run afoul of United Nations resolutions but haven’t violated agreements with his administration.(AFP)
President Donald Trump said on Friday that North Korea’s recent tests of short-range rockets and missiles may run afoul of United Nations resolutions but haven’t violated agreements with his administration.(AFP)

N Korea tests rocket launcher system

SEOUL | By Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON AUG 03, 2019 11:14 PM IST
The spokesperson said North Korea has never signed an agreement with any country to limit the range of missiles and other projectiles it tests and wasn’t bound to any legal requirement.
File photo of Hungary's Tamas Kenderesi.(AFP)
File photo of Hungary's Tamas Kenderesi.(AFP)

World Championships: Hungarian swimmer held in Korea over alleged sexual harassment

Gwangju | By AFP
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2019 08:46 PM IST
Local police are investigating allegations against the Olympic bronze medallist, who was detained and questioned over an incident at a nightclub in Gwangju, some 330 kilometres (200 miles) south of Seoul.
Representative Image.(Twitter)
Representative Image.(Twitter)

Ashish Kumar clinches gold as India grab eight medals at Thailand Open

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2019 06:59 PM IST
The Indian contingent’s performance was commendable considering some of the world’s best boxers from 37 countries had participated in the tournament.
File image of Sindhu, Prannoy(AFP)
File image of Sindhu, Prannoy(AFP)

Sindhu, Prannoy eye good show at Australia Open

Sydney | By PTI
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2019 06:58 PM IST
World No 5 Sindhu reached the semifinals at India Open and Singapore Open, besides a couple of quarterfinal appearances at Indonesia and ABC but a title has remained elusive.
Indian women's hockey team celebrates after defeating China in the semifinal match at the 18th Asian Games 2018.(PTI)
Indian women's hockey team celebrates after defeating China in the semifinal match at the 18th Asian Games 2018.(PTI)

Indian women’s hockey team beat Republic Of Korea 2-1 in tour opener

Jincheon | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2019 04:55 PM IST
Young striker Lalremsiami (20th minute) and Navneet Kaur (40th) scored for India, while Shin Hyejeong (48th) found the net for Korea.
Indian women's hockey captain Rani Rampal in action during a match against England at Vitality Hockey Women's Hockey World Cup 2018, in London on July 21, 2018.(PTI)
Indian women's hockey captain Rani Rampal in action during a match against England at Vitality Hockey Women's Hockey World Cup 2018, in London on July 21, 2018.(PTI)

Rani Rampal sees Korea series as platform to prepare for FIH Women series Finals

Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 18, 2019 03:29 PM IST
The team left for Korea Saturday morning and Rani said it will be a good opportunity to prepare for the forthcoming FIH Women’s Series Finals in Hiroshima.
Shagun Chowdhary of India competes in the trap women's shooting qualification round on day four of the 2014 Asian Games match at Gyeonggido Shooting Range on September 23, 2014 in Incheon, South Korea. (Phot(Getty Images)
Shagun Chowdhary of India competes in the trap women's shooting qualification round on day four of the 2014 Asian Games match at Gyeonggido Shooting Range on September 23, 2014 in Incheon, South Korea. (Phot(Getty Images)

‘Technique key for trap shooters’

New Delhi | By Navneet Singh
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2019 03:45 PM IST
Italy’s Daniele Di Spigno has helped his ward, trap shooter Shagun Chowdhary, shoot consistently good scores.
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