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Time for world to act beyond talks on terror, says PM Modi after talks with President Moon

PM Modi and President Moon underlined the need to strengthen counter-terror efforts at international level.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and South Korea's President Moon Jae-in attend at a joint press conference after their meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. (Jung Yeon-je/Pool Photo via AP)(AP)
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and South Korea's President Moon Jae-in attend at a joint press conference after their meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. (Jung Yeon-je/Pool Photo via AP)(AP)
Updated on Feb 22, 2019 12:19 PM IST
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India aims to be among top 3 economies in the world, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India is on the way to becoming a USD 5 trillion economy soon and hoped that the country would to be among world’s top three economies in the next 15 years.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India is on the way to becoming a USD 5 trillion economy soon and hoped that the country would to be among world’s top three economies in the next 15 years.(Youtube/Narendra Modi)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India is on the way to becoming a USD 5 trillion economy soon and hoped that the country would to be among world’s top three economies in the next 15 years.(Youtube/Narendra Modi)
Updated on Feb 21, 2019 07:17 PM IST
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South Korean women begin to resist intense beauty pressure

In South Korea, a woman weighing over 50 kilograms (110 pounds) is considered by many to be chubby, regardless of how tall she is.
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Updated on Feb 05, 2019 04:10 PM IST
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Discover South Korea’s food and culture in this travelogue around Seoul

Stepping into Seoul is like taking a trip back into the past as well as peeking into the future. Even through fleeting first glimpses of this sprawling city, the juxtaposition of the old and the new becomes starkly visible to the first-time visitor.
Seoul is a megalopolis, where history and modernity coexist.
Seoul is a megalopolis, where history and modernity coexist.
Updated on Jan 31, 2019 03:58 PM IST
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Seoul Olympics 100m race was fixed: Ben Johnson

A report in a Canadian newspaper reveals inconsistencies in the laboratory report of Johnson’s drug test, the former sprinter is convinced that the Seoul Olympics race was fixed.
Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson (second from left) wins the final of the 100 Metres event at Seoul Olympic Stadium during the Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, 24th September 1988(Getty Images)
Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson (second from left) wins the final of the 100 Metres event at Seoul Olympic Stadium during the Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, 24th September 1988(Getty Images)
Updated on Nov 02, 2018 08:47 AM IST
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Narendra Modi awarded 2018 Seoul Peace Prize

The Award Committee recognised Prime Minister Modi’s contributions to the growth of the Indian and global economies, crediting ‘Modinomics’ for reducing social and economic disparity between the rich and the poor.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been named as the recipient of 2018 Seoul Peace Prize.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been named as the recipient of 2018 Seoul Peace Prize.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 24, 2018 11:55 PM IST
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South Korean footballers left stunned as North’s anthem is played ahead of match

Seoul’s football authorities said Tuesday they will file a formal complaint with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).
North Korean flag is hoisted along with South Korean flag. (Representative image)(Getty Images)
North Korean flag is hoisted along with South Korean flag. (Representative image)(Getty Images)
Updated on Oct 23, 2018 03:53 PM IST
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Kim Jong Un, Mike Pompeo agree to 2nd US-North Korea summit ‘at earliest date’

US and North Korea agreed to “continue talks to decide on the specific time and location for the second summit”, Pompeo told South Korean President Moon Jae-in, following his meeting with Kim in Pyongyang earlier Sunday.
In this May 9, 2018 photo, US secretary of state Mike Pompeo, left, shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a meeting at Workers' Party of Korea headquarters in Pyongyang, North Korea.(AP File Photo)
In this May 9, 2018 photo, US secretary of state Mike Pompeo, left, shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a meeting at Workers' Party of Korea headquarters in Pyongyang, North Korea.(AP File Photo)
Updated on Oct 07, 2018 06:02 PM IST
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Saina Nehwal, Sameer Verma to fight at Korea Open; Kidambi Srikanth withdraws

Saina Nehwal, who had skipped the Japan Open earlier this month, will look to get over the disappointment of her first-round exit at China last week when she takes on Korean Kim Hyo Min.
Saina Nehwal returns a shot to Tzuying Tai of Taiwan during their women's single semifinals match at Asian Games 2018.(AP)
Saina Nehwal returns a shot to Tzuying Tai of Taiwan during their women's single semifinals match at Asian Games 2018.(AP)
Updated on Sep 24, 2018 02:11 PM IST
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Seoul, Delhi etch pact to share expertise on 12 fields

The Delhi government on Friday signed a “Friendship and Cooperation Agreement” with the Seoul Metropolitan Government under which the two cities would exchange expertise for betterment in 12 fields including environment, transport, tourism, solid waste management and public health.
Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, who signed the memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Seoul mayor Park Won-Soon in Seoul on Friday, sought cooperation from his South Korean counterpart, particularly seeking their expertise in dealing with transport and pollution.(PTI)
Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, who signed the memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Seoul mayor Park Won-Soon in Seoul on Friday, sought cooperation from his South Korean counterpart, particularly seeking their expertise in dealing with transport and pollution.(PTI)
Published on Sep 15, 2018 03:54 AM IST
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S Korea students gain weight to dodge mandatory military service

An able-bodied South Korean man is required to enrol by age 28 in the military, for a minimum of 21 months. “The classmates shared tips on how to gain weight on an online chatroom,” military manpower administration said.
South Korean marines on the seashore in Pohang, 270-kms southeast of Seoul. Twelve inventive South Korean college students deliberately made themselves overweight to dodge mandatory military service, a branch of the armed forces in Seoul said Tuesday.(Representative Image/)
South Korean marines on the seashore in Pohang, 270-kms southeast of Seoul. Twelve inventive South Korean college students deliberately made themselves overweight to dodge mandatory military service, a branch of the armed forces in Seoul said Tuesday.(Representative Image/)
Updated on Sep 11, 2018 05:51 PM IST
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Seoul to check public toilets daily as anger boils over ‘spycam porn’

Authorities have in recent years struggled to stop perpetrators from using tiny, hidden cameras to film women in public places, or under their clothing. The videos are commonly shared or sold to illicit porn sites.
This picture taken on June 9, 2018 shows a red placard reading
This picture taken on June 9, 2018 shows a red placard reading "My life is not your porn" during a monthly protest by South Korean women against secretly-filmed spycam pornography in Seoul.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Sep 03, 2018 05:04 PM IST
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South Korea complains of intrusion by Chinese military aircraft, says third incident in the year

The Chinese aircraft spent more than four hours flying near a submerged rock in the area controlled by Seoul but claimed by Beijing, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said in a statement.
A pair of J-20 stealth fighter jets fly at the China's International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, China's Guangdong province.(AP Photo)
A pair of J-20 stealth fighter jets fly at the China's International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, China's Guangdong province.(AP Photo)
Updated on Jul 27, 2018 06:14 PM IST
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South Korean women protest against ‘spy cam porn’

Police said about 18,000 women in Seoul, protested calling for stronger investigations and punishments against offenders who photograph or film women without their knowledge and post the material online.
About South Korean 18,000 women in Seoul on Saturday protested against ‘spy cam porn.’(Shutterstock Image)
About South Korean 18,000 women in Seoul on Saturday protested against ‘spy cam porn.’(Shutterstock Image)
Updated on Jul 07, 2018 07:29 PM IST
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Seoul | ByAssociated Press

Female founder of South Korea’s largest porn site arrested

The owners are believed to have earned tens of millions of dollars from advertising promoting websites that arrange prostitution and gambling, both technically illegal but widespread in South Korea
Soranet, which once boasted more than one million members, was closed two years ago following complaints from women’s rights groups(Shutterstock Image)
Soranet, which once boasted more than one million members, was closed two years ago following complaints from women’s rights groups(Shutterstock Image)
Updated on Jun 27, 2018 01:16 PM IST
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Ex-South Korean premier Kim Jong-pil, spy agency founder, dies

Kim Jong-pil was declared dead on arrival at Seoul’s Soonchunhyang University Hospital from his home on Saturday, said hospital official Lee Mi-jong. He described the cause of death as age-related complications
In this Aug.19, 2016, photo, Kim Jong-pil, the founder of South Korea's spy agency who also served twice as prime minister, first under his dictator boss and later under a man his agency kidnapped, talks with South Korean lawmakers at his house in Seoul, South Korea. Kim has died on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at the age of 92.(AP)
In this Aug.19, 2016, photo, Kim Jong-pil, the founder of South Korea's spy agency who also served twice as prime minister, first under his dictator boss and later under a man his agency kidnapped, talks with South Korean lawmakers at his house in Seoul, South Korea. Kim has died on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at the age of 92.(AP)
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 07:34 PM IST
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Kim says Trump accepted invite to Pyongyang, North Korea hails ‘radical switchover’ of ties with US

In its first report on the landmark summit, North Korea’s state media ran a glowing dispatch on the talks,and said that Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump had accepted each other’s invitation to visit their country.
US President Donald Trump walks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore in this picture released on June 12, 2018 by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency.(KCNA via REUTERS)
US President Donald Trump walks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore in this picture released on June 12, 2018 by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency.(KCNA via REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 14, 2018 11:18 AM IST
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South Korean reporters get last-minute approval to attend demolition of North’s nuclear test site

The demolition of North Korea’s nuclear test site is due to take place sometime between Wednesday and Friday, depending on the weather, according to Pyongyang.
South Korean journalists walk to board a plane to leave for North Korea at Seoul Airport in Seongnam, South Korea, Wednesday, May 23, 2018.(AP)
South Korean journalists walk to board a plane to leave for North Korea at Seoul Airport in Seongnam, South Korea, Wednesday, May 23, 2018.(AP)
Updated on May 23, 2018 11:05 AM IST
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Here’s why this cold noodle dish is gaining sudden popularity

Demand for North Korea’s signature dish peaked all over the South’s capital after it was featured on the menu at Friday’s historic inter-Korean summit and became a surprise talking point. A cold noodle dish served in a cool mild broth, “Pyongyang naengmyeon” is usually garnished with pieces of meat and vegetables.
A chef prepares a 'Pyongyang naengmyeon' a cold noodle dish at the Nampo Myeonok noodle bar restaurant in Seoul.(AFP)
A chef prepares a 'Pyongyang naengmyeon' a cold noodle dish at the Nampo Myeonok noodle bar restaurant in Seoul.(AFP)
Updated on Apr 28, 2018 04:38 PM IST
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Kim Jong-un’s favourite cold noodles a hit in Seoul during Korean summit

North Korean dish Naengmyeon (cold noodles) is noodles in a chilled meat broth, topped with beef brisket, pickled radish, sliced cucumbers and half a boiled egg.
This picture taken on April 27, 2018 shows North Korea's signature dish of cold noodles served by Okryu-gwan, a famed restaurant in Pyongyang, during the official dinner of the inter-Korean summit in the truce village of Panmunjom.(AFP)
This picture taken on April 27, 2018 shows North Korea's signature dish of cold noodles served by Okryu-gwan, a famed restaurant in Pyongyang, during the official dinner of the inter-Korean summit in the truce village of Panmunjom.(AFP)
Updated on Apr 28, 2018 02:43 PM IST
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South Korea’s spy chief plays key role in historic meeting with North

Nearly 18 years after Suh Hoon, a South Korean intelligence official, travelled to Pyongyang to persuade reclusive North Korean leader Kim Jong Il to hold an unprecedented first summit in the North Korean capital
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in embrace each other after signing on a joint statement at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea.(AP)
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in embrace each other after signing on a joint statement at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea.(AP)
Updated on Apr 28, 2018 02:51 PM IST
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Kim Jong Un offers to visit Seoul ‘any time if you invite me’: South Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made the remarks as the pair chatted ahead of their summit in the Demilitarized Zone that divides the Koreas
North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (L) walks with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in (R) after crossing the Military Demarcation Line that divides their countries ahead of their summit at Panmunjom on April 27, 2018.(AFP)
North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (L) walks with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in (R) after crossing the Military Demarcation Line that divides their countries ahead of their summit at Panmunjom on April 27, 2018.(AFP)
Updated on Apr 27, 2018 10:36 AM IST
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Ahead of Trump meeting, North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says no more nuclear, missile tests

The mission of the northern nuclear test ground has thus come to an end, Kim Jong Un has told a gathering of the central committee of the Workers’ Party.
A South Korean army soldier passes by a file footage of North Korea's missile during a news programme at the Seoul Railway Station on April 21, 2018.(AP)
A South Korean army soldier passes by a file footage of North Korea's missile during a news programme at the Seoul Railway Station on April 21, 2018.(AP)
Updated on Apr 21, 2018 07:38 PM IST
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Are you a Peanuts fan? Snoopy and Charlie Brown are now street art stars

The first of a series of huge street art projects featuring Snoopy and the Peanuts gang was unveiled in Paris on Saturday. The wraps will come off other murals in New York on Monday with Tokyo, Seoul, Berlin, Mexico City and San Francisco to follow.
A mural by US artist Nina Chanel Abney set up front of the Citizen Hotel in Paris, as the first of a series of huge street art projects featuring Snoopy and the Peanuts gang.(AFP)
A mural by US artist Nina Chanel Abney set up front of the Citizen Hotel in Paris, as the first of a series of huge street art projects featuring Snoopy and the Peanuts gang.(AFP)
Updated on Apr 15, 2018 12:37 PM IST
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South Korea deploys warship to Ghana after pirates kidnap sailors

The pirates seized the three South Koreans and escaped on a separate speedboat, with their current whereabouts unknown.
The 500-tonne Marine 711 with about 40 Ghanaian and three South Korean sailors was boarded by unidentified pirates last Monday.(Representative image)
The 500-tonne Marine 711 with about 40 Ghanaian and three South Korean sailors was boarded by unidentified pirates last Monday.(Representative image)
Updated on Apr 01, 2018 11:24 PM IST
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Agence France-Presse | ByAgence France-Presse, Seoul

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to meet South Korean president on April 27 in historic summit

Since the Korean War ended in 1953, only two such summits have taken place – in 2000 and 2007 – under more liberal Seoul governments. The Korean Peninsula was divided in 1945 into a US-dominated south and Soviet-backed north.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (left) and South Korea's President Moon Jae-In.(AFP Photo)
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (left) and South Korea's President Moon Jae-In.(AFP Photo)
Published on Mar 29, 2018 05:47 PM IST
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