South Korea dispatches a destroyer for Persian Gulf amid seizure of its tanker by Iran

South Korea dispatches a destroyer for Persian Gulf amid seizure of its tanker by Iran

Seoul: A reaction has emerged from South Korea after the Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) seized its tanker in the Persian Gulf. The South Korean defence ministry announced sending an anti-piracy unit to the Persian Gulf. However, reports revealed that the unit included a South Korean destroyer and soldiers from the board’s special forces.    On Monday, the IRGC […]

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Iran seizes South Korean merchant vessel

Iran seizes South Korean merchant vessel

Dubai: – Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized a South Korean ship from the Strait of Hormuz on Monday. It is claimed that Iranian action comes against the background of the trade dispute with South Korea.    The South Korean ship, Hankuk Chemi, which left from the Al-Jubail port in Saudi Arabia, was seized by the Iranian Revolutionary […]

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Army chief Gen Naravane on visit to South Korea

Army chief Gen Naravane on visit to South Korea

Seoul: – Indian Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Mukund Naravane is on a three-day visit to South Korea. Before this, General Naravane had visited Myanmar, Nepal, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. The South Korean visit of the Army Chief, after these, becomes significant. Confidence is being expressed that the defence cooperation between […]

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South Korean electronic vehicle maker Edison Motors to invest Rs 5,000 crore in UP

South Korean electronic vehicle maker Edison Motors to invest Rs 5,000 crore in UP

Lucknow: The South Korean company Edison Motors, from the electric vehicles manufacturing sector, has expressed willingness to invest Rs 50 billion in India. The company has shown interest in setting up its project in the state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) in India. YK Lee, the Managing Director of the company, along with his delegation, met […]

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South Korea announces $250 billion defence plan to build an aircraft carrier

South Korea announces $250 billion defence plan to build an aircraft carrier

Seoul: South Korea has announced a ‘Defence Plan’ worth $250 billion including an indigenously built aircraft carrier, against the background of nuclear capabilities of North Korea and the increasing Chinese marine ambitions. In this plan prepared for the period 2021 to 2025, it is recommended to increase the defence expenditure by 6% every year. A […]

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MEA Jaishankar holds talks with foreign ministers of five countries on Coronavirus

MEA Jaishankar holds talks with foreign ministers of five countries on Coronavirus

New Delhi: Indian Foreign Minister s Jaishankar held talks with Foreign Ministers of the United States, Israel, Australia, Brazil, and South Korea. It is being said that these talks were pertaining to increasing cooperation to counter the Coronavirus pandemic. But the importance of these collective talks between the Foreign Ministers of six countries, after a […]

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UK forms D10 Alliance against Chinese 5G, includes India, Australia and South Korea along with G7 countries

UK forms D10 Alliance against Chinese 5G, includes India, Australia and South Korea along with G7 countries

London: The British government has proposed a D10 Alliance against Chinese 5G, given the consistent pressure from the United States and the ever-increasing ire against China, because of the Coronavirus crisis and Hong Kong. India, Australia and South Korea are proposed to be included in the D10 Alliance, along with the G7 countries. As per […]

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