'Drunk' teacher scribbles 'Daaru Piyo' on blackboard, asks students to repeat
'Drunk' teacher scribbles 'Daaru Piyo' on blackboard, asks students to repeat

In a bizarre incident, a government school teacher in Korea district of Chhattisgarh wrote 'Daaru Piyo' (consume liquor) on blackboard and asked the students to repeat it after him.

Outrage after Turkish politician excuses attack on `slitty-eyed` tourists

 A Turkish opposition leader sparked fury Wednesday by saying a mistaken attack on Korean tourists by anti-Chinese protesters was understandable, given that both peoples have "slitty eyes". 

Japan hails new UNESCO listing despite Korean qualms
Japan hails new UNESCO listing despite Korean qualms

Japan on Monday celebrated the inscription of Meiji-era industrial sites on UNESCO`s World Heritage list, despite initial opposition from Seoul over the use of forced Korean labourers in the early 20th century.

Turks protesting against China attack Koreans `by mistake`

Turkish nationalists protesting China`s treatment of ethnic Uighur Muslims attacked a group of Korean tourists in the heart of Istanbul`s old city on Saturday, mistaking them for Chinese nationals.

Virtual reality to treat alcoholism: Study

There is new hope for heavy boozers who want to quit drinking. A 'virtual-reality' therapy may help people with alcohol-dependence reduce the craving for their favourite tipple, says a new study.

PM Modi in China, Mongolia talked about Buddhist link: MEA
PM Modi in China, Mongolia talked about Buddhist link: MEA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked about Buddhist link in China and Mongolia, disclosed Secretary East of the Ministry of External Affairs, Anil Wadhwa to the media here on Monday.

In US, `comfort woman` demands apology from Japan

Korean Lee Yong-Soo was forced into sexual slavery serving Japan`s imperial army. Seventy years later, with Japan`s prime minister preparing a historic address to US Congress, she demands just one thing: an apology.

South Korea struggles to keep firms in line over Kaesong wage row

The South Korean government struggled Friday to prevent company managers conceding to North Korean wage rise demands for workers in their joint industrial zone in Kaesong.

Japan PM says may drop direct apology in WWII statement

Japan`s leader Shinzo Abe risked Chinese and Korean ire Tuesday by sending an offering to a controversial war shrine, and saying he may not repeat a formal apology for the country`s World War II rampage.

Mumbai resident wins gold medal in WorldSkills Oceania contest

Mumbai resident Neha Chande has bagged a gold medal in the 'Beauty Therapy' segment of WorldSkills Oceania competition 2015 held in New Zealand.

Azlan Shah Cup: Spirited India beat Korea in shoot-out to finish 3rd
Azlan Shah Cup: Spirited India beat Korea in shoot-out to finish 3rd

India produced a spirited performance to beat Korea 4-1 in the penalty shoot-out after both the teams were locked at 2-2 at regulation time, to finish a creditable third in the 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament, here.

Jitu Rai wins bronze at ISSF World Cup in Korea
Jitu Rai wins bronze at ISSF World Cup in Korea

 Celebrated Indian shooter Jitu Rai shot his way to a bronze medal in the men's 10-metre air pistol event at the ongoing ISSF Shooting World Cup here on Sunday.

NZ draw with Korea to set up title clash against Australia
NZ draw with Korea to set up title clash against Australia

New Zealand on Saturday eked out a hard-fought 3-3 draw against Korea to seal their place in the final of the 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament, while hosts Malaysia beat a lowly Canada in an inconsequential league match here.

Satisfied with performance but not with result: Paul van Ass
Satisfied with performance but not with result: Paul van Ass

The hard-fought 1-1 draw against Korea in the Azlan Shah Cup was Paul van Ass' first international game as India's chief coach and the Dutchman said he was "satisfied" with the way his wards played today, although he regrets not finishing as winners. 

24th Azlan Shah Cup: India hold Korea 2-2
24th Azlan Shah Cup: India hold Korea 2-2

India drew 2-2 with Korea to make a satisfactory start to their campaign in the 24th Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here, in what was Dutchman Paul van Ass' first match as the team's chief coach.

Abhinav Bindra, Gagan Narang in action as India seek Olympics quotas
Abhinav Bindra, Gagan Narang in action as India seek Olympics quotas

Jitu Rai, Abhinav Bindra and Gangan Narang will spearhead the Indian shooting contingent as it seeks to earn a few Rio Olympic quotas at the ISSF rifle/pistol World Cup beginning in Changwon, Korea on Wednesday.

Pentagon chief heading to Japan, South Korea next week

Pentagon chief Ashton Carter will travel to Japan and South Korea next week to underscore President Barack Obama`s commitment to a strategic shift towards Asia, even as crises in the Middle East preoccupy Washington.

Looking forward to games against Australia, China: Deepika
Looking forward to games against Australia, China: Deepika

Up for the challenge that awaits them in the Hawke's Bay Cup, Indian women's hockey team vice-captain Deepika said they were looking forward to the clashes against higher-ranked Australia and China in the eight-nation tournament to be held from April 11 to 19.

India name 18-member women's team for Hawke's Bay Cup hockey
India name 18-member women's team for Hawke's Bay Cup hockey

India today named a 18-member women's hockey team to be led by midfielder Ritu Rani for the Hawke's Bay Cup to be played in New Zealand from the April 11th to 19.

Besides India, the tournament will also feature Argentina, Australia, China, Japan, Korea, USA and hosts New Zealand.

3D printed carrier to deliver drug in humans

 Researchers in Korea successfully used a 3D printed carrier to deliver a sustained load of immunosuppressive agent in tests with animal models. The carrier, a combination of microspheres and hydrogel, maintained robust integrity and immunosuppressive drug cyclosporine A (CsA) in an amount that overcame the need for additional drugs to treat immune rejection.