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South Korean President Moon Jae-in calls for quick resumption of nuke talks

Moon has prioritised stabilizing bilateral relations with the North amid the larger nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang, saying inter-Korean reconciliation will drive nuclear progres

published on : 4th March 2019

PM Modi to donate Seoul prize money to Ganga fund

Accepting the award on behalf of the people of India, Modi said that he would donate the $200,000  (about Rs 13 cr) prize money to the Namami Gange Programme, or the Clean Ganga fund. 

published on : 23rd February 2019

PM Narendra Modi receives Seoul Peace Prize for 2018

A short film on the life and achievements of Prime Minister Modi was also screened at the event.

published on : 22nd February 2019

District administration all set to sow the seeds of sustainable development

The project not only aims at converting vacant plots to productive agricultural lands but also to change the mindset of people towards sustainable agricultural practices.

published on : 10th December 2018

Seven tenants killed, 11 injured in Seoul studio complex fire

With labyrinthine structures with narrow corridors, goshiwon buildings are notoriously vulnerable to blazes, with more than 250 breaking out over the past five years.

published on : 9th November 2018

Korean leaders Moon Jae-in, Kim-Jong-Un to meet soon in Seoul; talks to focus on denuclarisation

It is speculated that Moon is determined to push ahead with diplomacy to resolve the nuclear issue.

published on : 1st November 2018

Seoul Peace Prize is endorsement of Modinomics, 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas': Amit Shah

Shah said Prime Minister has been honoured for "improving Human Development of fellow Indians by ushering economic growth" and furthering the development of democracy.

published on : 24th October 2018

PM Modi to be conferred with 2018 Seoul Peace Prize

The Award Committee recognised Prime Minister Modi's contributions to the growth of the Indian and global economies, crediting 'Modinomics' for reducing social and economic disparity.

published on : 24th October 2018

UN urban summit: Global mega-summit on urban tourism kicks off in Seoul

Nearly 900 delegates from 50 countries, including business players, academics and experts in the field have gathered in Seoul for the three-day summit jointly hosted by the UNWTO.

published on : 17th September 2018

One dead, two injured in gas leak at Samsung chip plant in Seoul

The three were found unconscious in the basement of the semiconductor factory in Suwon just south of Seoul, the firm said in a statement. 

published on : 4th September 2018

North Korea and South Korea leaders Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae In to meet at military demarcation line before summit

Moon will greet his visitor at the concrete blocks that mark the border between the two Koreas in the Demilitarized Zone, the chief of the South's presidential secretariat Im Jong-seok said.

published on : 26th April 2018

Seoul press cautiously welcome North Korea talks offer

Seoul newspapers expressed a guarded welcome but warned that major questions remained over the North's sincerity.

published on : 7th March 2018

European Union welcomes 'encouraging steps' on North Korea

South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-Wha will meet her European Union counterparts at their regular meeting in Brussels on March 19 to update them on developments.

published on : 6th March 2018

South Korea 'in talks to buy nuclear submarine' from US: Reports

The country is currently barred from developing atomic weapons under the deal with the US, which in turn offers Seoul "nuclear umbrella" against potential attacks by the North. 

published on : 7th November 2017

North Korea hacks South Korean military data including Seoul's war plan

The report comes amid heightened fears of conflict on the Korean peninsula, fuelled by US President Donald Trump's continued threats.

published on : 10th October 2017
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