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Oscar-nominated film 'Minari' in Indian theatres on April 16

The Academy Award-nominated film "Minari" is all set to release in India on April 16.

Apr 01, 2021, 14:56 PM IST

Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane leaves for South Korea on a three-day visit

Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane has left for South Korea on a three-day visit, where he will meet several military officers of South Korea.

Dec 28, 2020, 08:58 AM IST

Amid concerns over new UK COVID-19 strain, South Korea deploys 5G tech for detection at airport

South Korea has introduced MEC technology at Incheon International Airport to operate an artificial intelligence (AI) system that screens potential Covid-19 patients in a move to step up preventative measures against the pandemic.

Dec 24, 2020, 09:52 AM IST

India, South Korea hold talks on starting a Transport Air Bubble arrangement

 India and South Korea are holding talks on starting transport air bubble arrangements between the 2 countries for the movement of people.

Dec 24, 2020, 07:54 AM IST

South Korea scrambles jets as Chinese, Russian aircraft enter air defence zone

South Korea said it scrambled fighter jets in response to an intrusion into its air defence identification zone by 19 Russian and Chinese military aircraft on Tuesday.

Dec 23, 2020, 15:20 PM IST

US returns 12 out-of-use military bases on Korean Peninsula to Seoul

The United Staes returned 1 closed military bases to South Korean government. Washington, for the first time, handed over military sites at the Yongsan Garrison complex that used to serve as US military headquarters to Seoul.

Dec 11, 2020, 17:38 PM IST

South Korea tightens curbs in Seoul as COVID-19 cases hit new high

The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) reported 631 new cases as of midnight Saturday.

Dec 06, 2020, 13:50 PM IST

South Korea reaches a deal to buy AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine candidate

South Korea has reached a deal with the Britain-based company, AstraZeneca to purchase its coronavirus vaccine candidate.

Dec 03, 2020, 12:26 PM IST

South Korea to tighten social distancing, warns of new COVID-19 crisis

South Korea will impose stricter social distancing rules for the greater Seoul area a month after easing them, officials said on Tuesday

Nov 17, 2020, 13:17 PM IST

South Korea appealed for Biden's 'summit-level' interests in North Korea talks

South Korea has raised the need for US President-elect Biden`s administration to pay attention to reopen denuclearisation talks with North Korea.

Nov 11, 2020, 14:00 PM IST

Singapore temporarily halts use of two influenza vaccines after 48 dies in South Korea

However, South Korea said that it would carry on with the state-run vaccination programme as they found no direct link between the deaths and the shots.

Oct 26, 2020, 07:27 AM IST

Saudi Arabia has fastest 5G download speed, S Korea second --Full list of 15 countries

Saudi Arabia delivered an average 5G download speed of 377.2 Mbps.

Oct 20, 2020, 16:24 PM IST

COVID-19: Japan, South Korea lift entry ban on business travel

Foreigners and other long term settlers will only be allowed to enter after completing a two-week quarantine period.

Oct 07, 2020, 00:16 AM IST

South Korea enters space race, announces launch of its first lunar mission in 2022

South Korea’s space research institute has announced that it is on track to launch the country’s first lunar mission in the second half of 2022. According to an official announcement, this will be the first launch of a lunar orbiter, which is slated for the second half of 2022.

Sep 29, 2020, 10:38 AM IST

Very sorry: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un apologises for killing South Korean official

North Korea expressed regret on Friday for having shot dead a South Korean man to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the South`s national security adviser said, amid growing public and political outrage.

Sep 25, 2020, 14:57 PM IST

South Korea to secure coronavirus vaccines for 60% of population

South Korea aims to secure a supply of novel coronavirus vaccines for 30 million people, or 60% of its population, Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun said on Tuesday.

Sep 15, 2020, 14:31 PM IST

South Korea eases social distancing for two weeks ahead of major holiday

South Korea on Sunday eased its tough social distancing policy for the next two weeks in the densely populated Seoul metropolitan area, with new daily novel coronavirus cases hovering stubbornly within triple digits.

Sep 13, 2020, 13:32 PM IST

Striking trainee doctors return to work as South Korea battles second virus wave

Thousands of trainee doctors in South Korea returned to work on Tuesday after ending a more than two-week strike as the country grappled with sustained three-digit rises in new daily coronavirus infections.

Sep 08, 2020, 12:55 PM IST

Typhoon Haishen threatens South Korea after wreaking havoc in Japan

South Korea hunkered down as Typhoon Haishen travelled northwards along the country`s east coast on Monday, a day after the powerful storm battered Japan`s southern islands where four people are missing following a landslide.

Sep 07, 2020, 13:48 PM IST

Typhoon Maysak pummels South Korea, ship goes missing in rough waters

A powerful typhoon ripped through South Korea's southern and eastern coasts with tree-snapping winds and flooding rains on Thursday, knocking out power to more than 270,000 homes and leaving at least one person dead.

Sep 03, 2020, 11:21 AM IST