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North Korea Accuses US of 'Hostile Policy'; Continues Its Streak Of Weapon Testing

Sep 28, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The North's latest test, which followed two previous rounds of missile tests this month, indicated the country is returning to its tried-and-true technique of mixing weapons demonstrations and peace offers to wrest concessions.

Tokyo Olympics: With No Japan Summit, South Korean President To Skip The Games

Jul 19, 2021 Agencies

Relations between Seoul and Tokyo have been strained since South Korea’s Supreme Court in 2018 ordered some Japanese companies to compensate Korean forced laborers

Trump-Kim Summit Signals 'End Of Hostile Relations' Between Two Countries: South Korean Prez

South Korea's president on Monday called a recent U.S.-North Korean summit at the Korean border, an end of mutual hostility between the countries, despite skepticism that it's was a just made-for-TV moment that lacked any substance.

US President Donald Trump Open To Third Meeting With North Korea's Kim Jong-Un

Apr 12, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Speaking before an Oval Office meeting with South Korean President, Moon Jae-in on Thursday, Trump also opened the door to a series of smaller deals with North Korea.

Seoul Declares National Disaster As Winds Fan Giant Forest Fire; Nearly 4,000 People Evacuated

Fanned by strong winds, the forest fire quickly spread through the mountainous area, incinerating 400 homes and 500 hectares of land, according to the government.

22 February, 2019

Time For Global Community To Act Against Terrorism: PM Modi in South Korea

Outlook Web Bureau

Modi said both New Delhi and Seoul are committed to strengthening their mutual and global cooperation to combat terrorism.

21 February, 2019

India Sees South Korea As Natural Partner: PM Modi In Seoul

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Modi, who arrived in Seoul on a two-day visit to strengthen India's strategic ties with South Korea, unveiled a bust of Mahatma Gandhi at the prestigious Yonsei University in Seoul.

10 January, 2019

North Korea Needs To Take Practical Measures For Denuclearisation: Moon Jae-In

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The North has repeatedly pledged to work towards "denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula", a vague term that could be taken to also include US forces in the South and in the wider region.

26 December, 2018

Train From South Korea Leaves For North Korea In Rail, Road Link Ceremony

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A train from Dorasan station in South Korea carrying about a 100 passengers, just south of the inter-Korean border, left for North Korea on Wednesday morning for the ceremony to modernise and connect railways and roads across the border.

31 October, 2018

‘Fit Perfectly’, Says South Korean President Moon As PM Modi Gifts Him ‘Modi Jackets’

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In July, South Korean President Moon Jae-in made his first state visit to India during which he held talks with Modi on key issues such as the situation on the Korean peninsula, and ways to boost bilateral trade and defence cooperation.

09 October, 2018

Kim Jong Un Invites Pope Francis To Visit North Korea

Outlook Web Bureau

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will have an audience with the Pope during a visit to the Vatican from October 17 to 18.

07 October, 2018

Kim, Pompeo Agree To 2nd US-North Korea Summit 'At Earliest Date'

Outlook Web Bureau

The two sides agreed to "continue talks to decide on the specific time and location for the second summit".

03 October, 2018

Donald Trump? Reconciliation between the Koreas? Many Names, Few Certainties For 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

Outlook Web Bureau

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in were the front-runners for their efforts at rapprochement between the two nations.

10 July, 2018

India Is A Stakeholder In Korean Peace Process: PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

In the talks, the two sides agreed to significantly enhance cooperation in a range of areas including defence and security, artificial intelligence, trade besides resolving to work together for regional peace and prevent proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

09 July, 2018

PM Modi, South Korean President Take Metro Ride To Noida, Share Pictures

Outlook Web Bureau

Both the leaders were heading to Noida for the inauguration of a Samsung facility to manufacture mobile phones.

Photo Gallery

Rainwater enters inside Thiruvaazmaarban temple at Thirupathisharam near Nagercoil in Kanyakumari district.

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Nitin Agarwal (L) files his nomination for the post of Deputy Speaker for UP Assembly, in presence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at Vidhan Bhawan in Lucknow.

PTI Photo /Nand Kumar

Union Minister for Civil Aviation, Jyotiraditya M Scindia addresses at the inauguration of the SpiceJet flight from New Delhi to Tirupati, in New Delhi.

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Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh R K Mathur meets Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi.

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Tourists visit the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) 128- year-old headquarters as part of the Heritage Walk initiative in Mumbai. This initiative is a joint venture of the civic body and the Maharashtra...

PTI Photo/Shashank Parade

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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.


The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

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The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together


Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

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Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s


Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu