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15 December, 2017 3:43 PM After a blip, exports jump 30.55% to $ 26.19 billion in November

After a brief pause, exports rose 30.55 % to $ 26.19 billion in November on account of improved global demand, government incentives and simplification of GST refund process. Exports had witnessed a decline of 1.12 % to $ 23 billion in October this year, retreating from a six-month high growth rate in September. The data released by the commerce ministry 22

15 December, 2017 1:00 PM Kim gets North Korea’s senior most military officer executed: Reports

A key member of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un’s inner circle has reportedly been executed. Hwang Pyong-so, a powerful military figure in the North Korean regime mysteriously went missing from public life, leading to speculations over his execution. According to reports, Hwang held the senior most position, after the supreme commander, in the isolated 24

12 December, 2017 2:25 PM Russian Olympic Committee Approves Athletes Under Neutral Flag

The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) on Tuesday gave the nod for its athletes to compete under a neutral flag at the 2018 Winter Olympics despite a ban on the country's national team. "We all had the same opinion: our athletes need to go to South Korea and try to bring back a victory for Russia. Russian athletes have expressed their will to take part in the games 27

12 December, 2017 2:21 PM Russian state TV to broadcast part of Winter Olympics with Russian athletes

The Russian Olympic Committee agreed on Tuesday to support Russian athletes who choose to compete under a neutral flag in February's Winter Games in South Korea after the International Olympic Committee last week banned Russia from the Games. Moscow: Russian state television station Channel One Russia will broadcast parts of the Winter Olympic Games 28

10 December, 2017 2:48 AM Officials from UN, North Korea agree situation is dangerous

United Nations: The United Nations says its political chief and North Korea's foreign minister agree that the current situation on the Korean peninsula is the most dangerous security issue in the world. UN Undersecretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman returned yesterday from a four-day visit to North Korea, where he met with officials 45

8 December, 2017 9:35 AM 2018 6.1-Inch iPhone Said to Sport Colourful Metal Back, LG Reportedly Hints at iPhone X OLED Deal

Weeks after a report claiming three new iPhone models for 2018 emerged on the Web, Apple is now said to use a colourful metal back on the 6.1-inch iPhone model among the three. The 6.1-inch iPhone is rumoured to have an LCD panel, while the other two next-generation iPhone models are reported to have OLED displays in 6.3-inch and 5.8-inch sizes. In another 13

3 December, 2017 7:34 PM CM leaves for S. Korea

Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu and his team left for South Korea on Sunday. The team boarded a Korea flight from New Delhi in the evening. There was a talk that Mr. Naidu would meet Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari and others in Delhi to discuss the Polavaram project and other issues. The Chief Minister 31

3 December, 2017 2:58 AM Boat carrying 22 people capsizes in South Korea: Coast Guard

An official from the Korea Coast Guard says 22 people were aboard the fishing boat that capsized on Sunday.  SEOUL: South Korea's coast guard says at least four people are dead and five missing after a fishing boat collided with a refueling vessel and capsized. An official from the Korea Coast Guard says 22 people were aboard the fishing boat that capsized 43

28 November, 2017 5:08 AM China partially lifts ban on group tours to South Korea

China has banned group tours to South Korea since March in the wake of Seoul`s decision to install a U.S.-backed anti-missile system. SEOUL: The Chinese government said on Tuesday it would allow travel agencies in Shanghai and Shandong to resume sales of group tours to South Korea, Yonhap News Agency reported on Tuesday, citing a high-ranking official 79

25 November, 2017 6:22 PM South Korea to showcase culture to bolster India ties

As part of this initiative, 'Tasty Korea - A Korean Musical Night' was organised in the city by the South Korean embassy yesterday evening. Kolkata: In order to foster ties between India and South Korea, the South Korean embassy will host a number of cultural events across the country to showcase the rich tapestry of Korean culture. This is an effort 39