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Ayodhya: The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, has invited South Korea’s First Lady, Kim Jung-Sook, to grace the Diwali celebration in her ancestral hometown, Ayodhya. Kim Jung-Sook, will arrive in Lucknow at Amausi Airport, today evening. A grand lunch will be organised in her honour by UP CM Yogi. ALSO READ: Amid tight security Sabarimala reopens today, section 144 imposed …

Seoul: A group of over 90 South Korean officials on Sunday embarked on a trip to Pyongyang to make preparations for the upcoming summit between President Moon Jae-in and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un. President Moon will visit Pyongyang from Tuesday to Thursday for what would be his third meeting with the North’s leader, reports Yonhap News …

Seoul: South Korea asked North Korea in military talks last week to move its long-range artillery away from the border area to lessen tensions, authorities said on Sunday. Seoul proposed that Pyongyang redeploy its artillery to a zone 30 to 40 km away from the border. “We conveyed our position to the North that in light …

Seoul: South and North Korea began their first high-level military talks in more than 10 years on Thursday to discuss ways to ease cross-border tensions. The meeting kicked off on the northern side of the truce village of Panmunjom at 10 a.m., according to the South Korean Defence Ministry. These were the first such talks since …

Manila: Backing a rules-based regional security architecture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday favoured India and the ASEAN grouping coming together for a joint fight against terrorism and violent extremism. He also said India’s Act East Policy is shaped around the ASEAN and its centrality in the regional security architecture of the Indo-Pacific region is …

Seoul: South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics on Thursday reported a second quarter net profit of 11 trillion won ($9 billion), up 89 per cent year-on-year, the company said in a statement here. Samsung’s operating profit reached a record level of 14.1 trillion won, up 72.7 per cent. Its turnover also hit a record high, achieving …

Seoul: Samsung Electronics announced on Sunday that on July 7 it will release a refurbished version of its controversial smartphone Galaxy Note 7 in South Korea, which was recalled last year after several cases of these handsets catching fire. A total of 4,00,000 units of the refurbished smartphone, named the Galaxy Note 7 Fan Edition, will …

Seoul: Samsung is planning to construct the world’s biggest OLED plants in South Korea to beef up production of flexible OLED screens for the upcoming Apple iPhone 8 and other devices. Samsung Display controls 98 per cent of global markets for small and medium flexible OLED screens. According to the Korean website, “The plants which will …