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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.

PM Narendra Modi greets China, Korea on New Year

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the people of China, Korea, Vietnam and Mongolia on their New Year.

Shocking: Horrific child abuse caught on camera at South Korea nursery

The CCTV footage that went viral shows a teacher at a day-care centre in Incheon slapping a four-year-old girl so hard that she flies through the air and hits the floor.

South Korean, Indian artists collaborate for show
South Korean, Indian artists collaborate for show

 Artworks of 45 South Korean artists along with those by 10 Indian artists, all based on experiences of women in the two countries, whose societies have been seen to be traditionally patriarchal are up for show here.

SAARC to engage observer nations in productive projects

Increasing the engagement with observer countries like China, the eight-member SAARC bloc on Thursday decided to involve them in "productive and demand-driven" projects in priority areas.

India lags far behind China, US in R&D expenditure: Harsh Vardhan

While India wants to be at par with countries like China and US in the field of science and technology, it's investment lags far behind these countries.

N Korea warns of `catastrophic consequences` over UN rights ruling

North Korea`s top military body warned Sunday of "catastrophic consequences" for supporters of a UN resolution censuring its human rights record, as state media reported its leader presiding over a fresh military exercise.

India, Korean naval ships to conduct joint military exercises

 Indian and Korean navies have planned to conduct joint exercises to stress friendship between the nations and military co-ordination, a senior Korean naval official on Saturday said.

'North Korea's Kim II Sung wanted to live till 100'
'North Korea's Kim II Sung wanted to live till 100'

Former physician of North Korea's founder Kim II Sung has revealed that that he aspired to live till 100 years of age.

China angry over Japan lawmakers' shrine visits

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent an offering to a controversial war shrine on Friday as 100 lawmakers paid their respects there, in a move Beijing said ratcheted up regional tensions.

Chinese teen Li Haotong wins Nanshan China Masters
Chinese teen Li Haotong wins Nanshan China Masters

Nineteen-year-old Li Haotong on Sunday became the youngest winner of an Asia-Pacific OneAsia tournament, taking the Nanshan China Masters by shooting a final round one-under-par 70.

Asian Games: Kabaddi golds prop India on day 14, total haul at 57
Asian Games: Kabaddi golds prop India on day 14, total haul at 57

India brought the curtains down on their campaign in the 17th Asian Games, maintaining their domination of kabaddi with two gold medals as the country rose a rung to eighth in the overall standings on the penultimate day of competitions here on Friday.

Las Vegas: Honeymoon capital of the world
Las Vegas: Honeymoon capital of the world

The most popular honeymoon destination for international newlyweds isn’t on a secluded, tropical beach and doesn't boast watery, romantic sunsets. But it is home to a whole lot of Elvises and replicas of some of the most romantic cities in the world, including Paris and Venice.

Asian Games: Kazakhstan take first weightlifting gold
Asian Games: Kazakhstan take first weightlifting gold

Margarita Yelisseyeva of Kazakhstan won the first weightlifting gold of the Asian Games in the women`s 48kg class on Saturday as fancied Korea and China failed to pull their weight.

India gets bye in 1st round of 2015 Davis Cup
India gets bye in 1st round of 2015 Davis Cup

India, being a seeded team, were given a bye in the first round of the 2015 Davis Cup season as the draw for the Asia/Oceania Group I was announced here on Thursday.

Asian Table Tennis Championships: Indian Junior Girls and Cadet Boys and Girls make QF
Asian Table Tennis Championships: Indian Junior Girls and Cadet Boys and Girls make QF

India's junior girls and cadet boys found a common whipping horse in Singapore to qualify for the second stage and lift the morale of the hosts after the junior boys lost their group 2 matches 0-3 to Japan and Korea at the Asian Table Tennis Championships here.

It's good to share the limelight with Dipa Karmakar: Ashish Kumar
It's good to share the limelight with Dipa Karmakar: Ashish Kumar

Relishing a fellow athletes success, India's ace gymnast Ashish Kumar is rather happy to share the limelight with Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Dipa Karmakar when they head for the Asian Games in Korea starting September 19.

Asian Cup must move beyond Australia's soccer silo: Michael Brown
Asian Cup must move beyond Australia's soccer silo: Michael Brown

Michael Brown knows the success or otherwise of January`s Asian Cup rests on one thing. Getting Australian backsides on stadium seats.

Korean woman plunges to her death in Swiss Alps: Police

 A 61-year-old Korean woman fell to her death while hiking in the Swiss Alps this week, local police said Thursday.

Seoul: Of trains, palaces, towers, surprisingly varied cuisine
Seoul: Of trains, palaces, towers, surprisingly varied cuisine

South Korea's hyper-efficient capital doesn't immediately spring to mind when you think of exotic Asian destinations. But this mega-city offers much to tempt travelers beyond a layover from the ultra-modern international airport in nearby Incheon.