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Saina Nehwal crashes out of Korea Open 2019 in first-round

Nehwal was knocked out of the tournament after facing a 19-21, 21-18, 8-1 loss to Kim Ga Eun off South Korea's in a first-round on Wednesday.

Sep 25, 2019, 19:26 PM IST

Indian football team created history by drawing against Qatar, says Renedy Singh

India witnessed a 0-0 draw against Qatar during their FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifying clash on Tuesday.

Sep 11, 2019, 22:33 PM IST

Adam Taggart next in a long line of Australia striker auditions

The 26-year-old Taggart earned his first international callup in five years when he featured in the 1-0 friendly loss to South Korea in June on the back of a stellar season with Suwong Bluewings.

Sep 04, 2019, 15:23 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke: Shazia Ilmi takes on ‘Azadi’ protesters from Pakistan in Seoul

While many have shared and liked the video of India’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to United Nations Syed Akbaruddin’s smart retort to Pakistani journalists, another video has now appeared wherein Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shazia Ilmi can be seen given a befitting response to Pakistani supporters in Seoul in South Korea.

Aug 18, 2019, 19:06 PM IST

North Korea rejects South Korea Moon's dialogue pledge, says it will never have talks

The North has protested joint military drills conducted by South Korea and the United States, which kicked off last week, calling them a "rehearsal for war" and has fired several short-range missiles in recent weeks.

Aug 16, 2019, 08:45 AM IST

North Korea fires 2 projectiles into sea, rules out talks with South Korea

The North has protested against joint military drills conducted by South Korea and the United States, which kicked off last week, calling them a rehearsal for war. It has fired several short-range missiles in recent weeks.

 

Aug 16, 2019, 07:19 AM IST

Japan warns of stricter checks on imports to South Korea, approves first hi-tech exports since July curbs

Japan warned it could expand strict checks on exports to South Korea, after earlier granting approval for the shipment of a high-tech material to its neighbour for the first time since imposing tighter curbs last month.

Aug 08, 2019, 09:15 AM IST

Launch of missiles a warning to US and South Korea, says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Kim said the latest missile test was "an occasion to send an adequate warning to the joint military drill now underway by the U.S. and South Korean authorities," according to state media KCNA. 

Aug 07, 2019, 07:29 AM IST

North Korea fires new short-range ballistic missiles, US says 'monitoring situation'

North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles early on Wednesday, the South Korean military said, only days after it launched two other missiles intended to pressure South Korea and the United States to stop upcoming military drills.

Jul 31, 2019, 06:21 AM IST

South Korea says North Korea fired 2 short-range missiles into sea

The missiles launched from near Wonsan flew about 430 km and reached an altitude of 50 km before falling into the East Sea.

Jul 25, 2019, 06:21 AM IST

360 shots, 20 flares: How South Korea's F-15 and F-16 fighters warned Russian warplane violating its airspace

However, South Korea did not clarify if the shots and flares were fired by its F-15 jets or the F-16. The Russian and Chinese warplanes were undertaking a joint patrol in a sign of their growing bonhomie and assertiveness. The incident took place near South Korea's easternmost islets of Dokdo above the East Sea.

Jul 24, 2019, 14:03 PM IST

South Korean Air Force F-15, F-16 fighters fire at Russian warplane for violating its airspace

South Korean military accused the Russian bomber of violating its airspace near South Korea's easternmost islets of Dokdo above the East Sea twice on Tuesday. The F-15Ks and F-16Ks fighters were scrambled to intercept the bomber.

Jul 23, 2019, 11:02 AM IST

US adviser Bolton travels to Japan, South Korea amid trade dispute

US national security adviser John Bolton departed on Saturday for a trip to Japan and South Korea as the two countries are in the middle of a trade dispute. 

Jul 21, 2019, 12:39 PM IST

North Korea says nuclear talks at risk if US-South Korea exercises go ahead

In a statement carried by the state news agency KCNA, a North Korean foreign ministry spokesman accused the United States and South Korea of pressing ahead with the Dong Maeng drills this summer, which he called a "rehearsal of war."

Jul 16, 2019, 21:58 PM IST

'Gully Boy' wins NETPAC Award at BIFAN in South Korea

'Gully Boy' is inspired by the lives of Mumbai street rappers Vivian Fernandes aka Divine and Naved Shaikh aka Naezy.

Jul 08, 2019, 19:19 PM IST

South Korea urges summit with North Korea before Trump visit

U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun said that both Washington and Pyongyang understand the need to be flexible in approaching further nuclear talks.  

Jun 19, 2019, 23:18 PM IST

Players hear of match-fixing risks ahead of Women's World Cup

The session took place at their pre-tournament training camp in Oslo at the behest of the world governing body FIFA, who are insisting all 24 nations taking part in the World Cup inform their players of the risks involved.

May 29, 2019, 15:31 PM IST

USA beat Mexico 3-0 in women's World Cup warm-up match

The US, who will go to France undefeated since January, struggled for much of the game against a resolute Mexican side but scored two late goals to put a more convincing sheen on the scoreline.

May 27, 2019, 00:14 AM IST

Indian women lose 0-4 to Korea in 3rd match of hockey series

India's defence was put under huge pressure right from the start as the hosts made successful forays into the striking circle. 

May 24, 2019, 17:16 PM IST

Indian swimmer Kushagra Rawat achieves B cut for Olympics 2020

The B timing for men's 800m freestyle for World Championship 2019 is 08:10.91 and Tokyo Olympics is 08:08.54.

Apr 07, 2019, 17:55 PM IST