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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Australia Stumble, Draw 1-1 With China

Nov 17, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Australia, seeking a fifth successive World Cup appearance, fell to third place with 11 points from six games in Group B, one point behind Japan. Saudi Arabia is the leader with 16 points and are on course to clinch their sixth berth.

South Korea Rejects Refugee Status For Chinese-North Korean defectors

Nov 10, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Unlike North Korean defectors, who receive citizenship, almost-free apartments and other economic assistance in South Korea, ethnic Chinese from the North are denied access to such benefits if they maintained Chinese nationality in North Korea.


South Korea Blocks Army From Appealing Transgender Soldier Case

The ministry, which oversees lawsuits filed by government branches, said in a statement that its decision to instruct the army not to appeal was based on legal logic as well as 'constitutional spirit of respecting human dignity' and public sentiment.

South Korean Military To Appeal Ruling On Transgender Soldier

Oct 21, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

A local district court ruled this month that the military unlawfully discriminated against the soldier by forcing her out last year for undergoing gender reassignment surgery.


Kim Jong Un Keen To Restore Ties With South Korea; Slams US

North Korea ledaer Kim Jong Un's statement is an apparent effort to drive a wedge between Seoul and Washington as he wants South Korea to help him win relief from crippling U.S.-led economic sanctions.

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28 September, 2021

North Korea Accuses US of 'Hostile Policy'; Continues Its Streak Of Weapon Testing

Associated Press (AP)

The North's latest test, which followed two previous rounds of missile tests this month, indicated the country is returning to its tried-and-true technique of mixing weapons demonstrations and peace offers to wrest concessions.


24 September, 2021

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

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.


18 September, 2021

Satellite Images Show North Korea Expanding Uranium Enrichment Plant

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.


18 September, 2021

Satellite Images Show North Korea Expanding Uranium Enrichment Plant

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.


13 September, 2021

North Korea Tests Missiles After A Stressful Pandemic Break

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”.


04 September, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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


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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.


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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.


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Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Chief Sukhbir Singh Badal during an election rally in support of SAD/BSP joint candidate from Patiala for Punjab Assembly Election 2022, in Patiala.

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People from the Sikh community pay tribute to Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and other officials, who died in IAF's MI-17V5 chopper crash yesterday in Tamil Nadu, at Yahiyaganj Gurudwara in Lucknow.

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Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses farmers during a meeting to decide their future course of action, at Singhu border in New Delhi.

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Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 12 other officials, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.

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Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta
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