Saturday, 21 May, 2022
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Kim Jong Un’s sister threatens South Korea with ‘miserable fate’ of nuclear strike if it attacks

This was the second warning issued by the younger Kim in about 48 hours, after she earlier denounced South Korean Defense Minister Suh Wook as a 'senseless and scum-like guy'.

North Korea doing construction work at main nuclear weapons test site for 1st time in 4 years

The country often links its provocations to political events, such as the ongoing presidential election in South Korea and global uproar over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

‘Wish India joined RCEP, would like to see it back’, says South Korea trade minister Yeo Han-koo

Yeo was speaking at an ORF webinar, a day after discussing upgrade of India and South Korea’s CEPA with Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal.

Aryan Khan to Sushant Singh Rajput –Indian ‘cancel’ culture can learn something from Korea

Dropped from ads and films, Korea holds its stars to moral standards. Indians mostly gossip.

La Nina pattern threatens to worsen Asia’s energy crisis with colder winter

Temperatures in India are expected to fall to as low as 3 degrees celsius in some northern states in January and February before recovering.

The secret to South Korea’s Covid success? Combining high technology with human touch

While South Korea had to introduce some control measures to limit the spread of the virus, it has avoided full lockdowns.

Covid-19 pandemic: Green Pass must for workers in Italy, S Korea to ease curbs on gatherings

ThePrint brings you some important global stories on the coronavirus pandemic

Covid-19: Workers flee Ho Chi Minh City as lockdown eases & S Korea to vaccinate pregnant women

ThePrint brings you some important global stories on the coronavirus pandemic.

Kim Jong Un seeks better ties with South Korea, but warns ‘cunning’ US

Kim accuses US of being a 'fundamental danger' to international community, says he would step up new weapon developments to deter any possible 'military provocations by hostile forces'.

South Korea test-fires first ballistic missile from submarine

The test comes after US President Biden & President Moon Jae-in ended bilateral missile guidelines in May that had restricted Seoul’s development of missiles to under the range of 800 km.

On Camera

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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