South Korea Current Affairs, GK & News

Nuri: South Korea’s First Homegrown Space Rocket

South Korea has launched its first ever space rocket on October 21, 2021. This is the first rocket completely developed and built in South Korea. However, it failed to successfully deploy a test satellite into orbit. Highlights The rocket is called as “Nuri”. It is a 47-meter rocket that was lifted off, with bright yellow ..

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Indo-Korean Bilateral Friendship Park inaugurated in Delhi Cantt

Indian Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh and South Korean Defence Minister, Suh Wook have inaugurated “Indo-Korean Bilateral Friendship Park” in Delhi Cantt on March 26, 2021. Friendship Park has been built to commemorate contribution of Indian peacekeepers in the Korean War from 1950 to 1953. India-South Korea Relations India-South Korea relations have strengthened in recent years ..

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UAE starts operation of Arab world’s first nuclear power reactor

The United Arab Emirates has launched operations at the Arab world’s first nuclear power plant on the Gulf Coast to the east of Qatar. Nuclear fission has started in one of the four reactors at the Barakah plant, which uses South Korean technology. Background This plant was expected to open in 2017 but the star-up ..

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ANASIS II: South Korea Launches its First Military Satellite

South Korea has successfully launched its first-ever military communications satellite through the private operator, Space X. The launch is aimed at increasing the defence capabilities of the country. The satellite, named as ANASIS II, is going to contribute towards the enhancement of the ability of the country to defend itself against nuclear-armed North Korea, which ..

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70th Anniversary of Korean War marked by North and South Korea

On June 25, 2020, North and South Korea marked the 70th anniversary of the start of Korean war that killed millions of people. Highlights In South Korea the event was celebrated under the theme Theme: Salute to the Heroes South Korea received the remains of 150 soldiers that were repatriated from Hawaii and excavated in ..

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