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North Korea Rejects South's Calls For End-Of-War Declaration

Sep 24, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

In a speech at the UN General Assembly earlier this week, South Korean President Moon Jae-in reiterated his calls for the end-of-the-war declaration that he said could help achieve denuclearisation and lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula.

Satellite Images Show North Korea Expanding Uranium Enrichment Plant

Sep 18, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The assessment comes after North Korea recently raised tensions by performing its first missile tests in six months amid long-dormant nuclear disarmament diplomacy with the United States.


Satellite Images Show North Korea Expanding Uranium Enrichment Plant

The assessment comes after North Korea recently raised tensions by performing its first missile tests in six months amid long-dormant nuclear disarmament diplomacy with the United States.

North Korea Tests Missiles After A Stressful Pandemic Break

Sep 13, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

After seeing it's economy ravage under the pandemic, North Korea is back at its missile endeavours after a year. State media reported these long-range cruise missiles as "strategic weapon of great significance”.


Kpop Band BTS Inducted In The 2022 Guinness World Records Hall Of Fame

Guinness World Records announced BTS' entry in its 2022 Hall of Fame after the Kpop band broke 23 records this year.

23 August, 2021

Joe Biden's Special Envoy Urges North Korea To Return To Talks

Associated Press (AP)

Sung Kim's visit to Seoul comes amid declining expectations for a quick resumption of talks and new tensions over ongoing U.S.-South Korean military exercises.


29 July, 2021

Kim Jong Un Pays Tribute To China's War Dead In North Korea

Associated Press (AP)

China fought alongside North Korea against South Korea and US-led UN forces during the Korean War, which ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty.


27 July, 2021

North And South Korea Agree To Improve Ties, Open Communication Channels

Associated Press (AP)

While the resumption of communication could help ease tensions across the world's most heavily fortified border, it's only a small first step and Pyongyang is unlikely to revive vigorous cooperation programs with Seoul


20 July, 2021

South Korea PM Apologises For Virus Surge Among Soldiers

Associated Press (AP)

As per the The Defense Ministry, 247 of the destroyer's 301 crew members have been infected


14 July, 2021

South Korean Govt Establishes Facility For North Korean Defectors To Socialise With Locals

Associated Press (AP)

Unification is a cherished part of the political rhetoric of both Koreas, but the difficulties of creating a single Korea comprised of the fantastically rich and successful South and the poor, authoritarian North make the reality of such a plan deeply complicated.


08 July, 2021

South Korea Records Biggest Jump In Covid Cases Since Start Of Pandemic

Associated Press (AP)

South Korea logged in 1,275 new cases in the biggest jump in Covid-19 cases the country has reported since last year.


01 July, 2021

Kim Jong Un Wants To Strengthen North Korea's Ties With China Amid Pandemic

Associated Press (AP)

After claiming for months that it had entirely eradicated the coronavirus, North Korea came dangerously close to conceding on Wednesday, June 30, that its anti-virus campaign had been less than ideal.


21 June, 2021

COVID-19 Hit Asian Champions League's Eastern Zone Groups Ready For Kickoff

PTI

Play in the eastern zone gets underway with Pohang Steelers taking on Ratchaburi FC of Thailand on Tuesday


19 June, 2021

Kim Jong Un ‘Solemnly Swears’ To Steer North Korea Through Economic Troubles

Associated Press (AP)

Kim Jong Un summoned the ruling Workers' Party's Central Committee to discuss efforts to salvage a dismal economy


16 June, 2021

Is Kim Jong Un Healthy? The North Korean Leader’s Thinner Physique Triggers Speculations

Associated Press (AP)

Kim's health matters in Seoul, Washington and other world capitals because he hasn't publicly anointed a successor who would control an advancing nuclear program targeting the US and its allies — if he is incapacitated.


08 June, 2021

Kim Jong Un Presents Economic Plans To Stabilize Post-Covid N Korean Economy

Associated Press (AP)

Kim could use the upcoming Central Committee meeting to address the stalled nuclear diplomacy, said experts


29 April, 2021

South Korea Inoculates Olympic Athletes Ahead Of Tokyo Games

Associated Press (AP)

The first group of about 100 people received the first doses at a state-run hospital in Seoul as the country prioritized vaccination program for its Olympic delegation.


06 April, 2021

North Korea Says It Won't Participate In Tokyo Olympics Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

Associated Press (AP)

Japanese Olympic Minister Tamayo Marukawa told reporters she was still confirming details and couldn't immediately comment on the matter


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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

PTI Photo

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

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Paramilitary jawans conduct a route march for Bhabanipur Assembly by-election, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi meet Governor of Punjab Banwarilal Purohit ahead of the oath taking ceremony for the Punjab Cabinet expansion, in Chandigarh

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Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

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Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

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