Everything you need to know about Sung: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Sung: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Seoul, May 8 (Xinhua-ANI): The United States' nuclear envoy Glyn Davies will visit South Korea next week,Yonhap News Agency reported on Wednesday.
Film: "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani"; Music Director: Pritam; Singers: Benny Dayal, Shefali Alvares, Vishal Dadlani, Shalmali Kholgade, Arijit Singh, Tochi Raina, Rekha Bhardwaj, Sunidhi Chauhan, Sreeram; Rating: ****
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) World No.1 and top seed Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia claimed his second India Open Super Series title in three years, beating Japanese sixth seed Kenichi Tago in the men's singles final here at the Siri Fort Sports Complex Sunday.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Indonesian top seeds Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir beat South Korea's Sung Hyun Ko and Ha Na Kim in the mixed doubles final of the India Open Super Series badminton here Sunday.
Film: "Gippi"; Music directors: Vishal Dadlani, Shekhar Ravijiani; Singers: Hard Kaur, Udit Narayan, Vishal Dadlani, Shekhar Ravijiani, Sukhwinder Singh and Neeti Mohan. Rating ***
Film: Bombay Talkies; Music Composer: Amit Trivedi; Singers: Kailash Kher, Amit Trivedi, Mohit Chauhan, Kavita Seth, Richa Sharma, Javed Bashir, Sukhwinder Singh; Rating ***
Film: "Shootout At Wadala"; Music Directors: Anu Maleik, Anand Raj Anand, Meet Brothers, and Mustafa Zahid; Singers Sunidhi Chauhan, Mustafa Zahid, Meet Brothers Anjjan, Mika Singh, Adnan Sami, Sudesh Bhosle and Shaan; Rating: ***
Seoul, April 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un appeared in public for the first time in the past two weeks, as he laid a wreath at his grandfather's tomb Monday in Pyongyang.
Film: "Aashiqui 2"; Music Directors: Jeet Gangulli, Mithoon, Ankit Tiwari; Singers: Tulsi Kumar, KK, Arijit Singh, Mustafa Zahid, Shreya Ghoshal, Ankit Tiwari, and Palak Muchhal; Rating: ** 1/2
Washington, Apr. 9 (ANI): One of the world's top experts on North Korea has argued in his new book that contrary to the common Western portrayal of the North as a country run by irrational, sadistic madmen, its leaders were in fact cold-minded manipulators who have used saber-rattling successfully for decades to ensure its survival.
London, Apr. 7 (ANI): Even as image makers of boyish North Korean leader Kim Jong-un seek to portray him as a tough guy, it is thought to be his aunt and uncle who are pulling the strings behind the scenes.
Film: "Ek Thi Daayan"; Music Director: Vishal Bhardwaj; Singers: Rekha Bhardwaj, Clinton Cerejo, Sunidhi Chauhan, Suresh Wadkar, Sukhwinder Singh and Padmanabh Gaikwad; Ratings ***1/2
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Men's singles World No.1 shuttler Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia and India's own women's World No.2 Saina Nehwal will return to action at the Siri Fort Indoor Complex for the India Open Super Series April 23-28.
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) India's Olympic medal-winning shuttler Saina Nehwal has been nominated for the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Female Player of the Year.
Kuala Lumpur, March 27 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal was Wednesday nominated for the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Female Player of the Year award for 2012.
Basel, March 15 (IANS) Defending champion Saina Nehwal remained the lone bright spot for India as all her compatriots took the exit route, in the pre-quarterfinal stage, from the $125,000 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold Thursday.
Basel, March 14 (IANS) It was a good day in office for Indian shuttlers here Wednesday as all participants progressed to the next round in their respective categories at the $125,000 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold.
Basel, March 14 (IANS) It was a good day in office for Indian shuttlers here Wednesday as all participants progressed to their next rounds in their respective categories at the $125,000 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold.
Basel, March 14 (IANS) Indian shuttlers H.S. Prannoy and P.V. Sindhu caused upsets in their respective matches to advance to the next round of the $125,000 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold here Wednesday.
Film: "Aatma"; Music Directors: Sangeet Haldipur, Siddharth Haldipur; Singers: Sangeet Haldipur, Nikhil Paul George, Anahita Irani, Suraj Jagan, Alyssa Mendonsa, Anusha Mani, Shefali Alvares; Rating: **1/2
Film: "Nautanki Saala", Music Directors: Falak Shabir, Mikey McCleary, Rashid Khan, Ayushmann Khurrana, and Rochak Kohli; Singers: Ayushmann Khurrana, Tulsi Kumar, Falak Shabir, Niti Mohan, Geet Sagar, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Saba Azad, and Nitin Mukesh; Rating ***
Basel, March 10 (IANS) Two-time defending champion Saina Nehwal has been seeded No.1 in women's singles at the $125,000 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold which starts here Tuesday.
Birmingham, March 9 (IANS) It was heartbreak for India's Saina Nehwal as she again exited the All England Open Badminton Championships at the semifinal stage after losing her match against Thai teenager Ratchanok Intanon here Saturday.
'Dear Mr. Columnist: I have six beloved offspring but they are all cats. Can I list them as dependents in my tax form?'
Chennai, Feb 25 (IANS) Known for singing hit title songs for Telugu films "Gabbar Singh" and "Jalsa", rapper Baba Sehgal has sung yet another song for upcoming Telugu action drama "Shadow".
Washington, February 8 (ANI): With its pores and sweat glands, human skin could be considered as one of world's best natural air conditioners.
Melbourne, Feb 5 (ANI): Millions of drunken revellers know it instinctively that beer and a curry is a perfect combination, but researchers claim that people who like spicy food are more likely to have alcohol problems.
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) India's young tennis players Virali Murugesan Ranjeet and Vijayant Malik took positives from their Davis Cup defeats against South Korea, stating the experience will stand in good stead when they next play for the country.
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) India's Davis Cup campaign ended on a poor note as Ranjeet Virali Murugesan and Vijayant Malik lost their respective reverse singles matches giving South Korea a 4-1 win on the final day of their Group I Asia/Oceania first round tie here Sunday.
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) India's non-playing Davis Cup captain Shiv Prakash Misra Friday said he expected a 1-1 result on the first day of their Asia/Oceania Group I first round tie here against South Korea as the visitors took a 2-0 lead.
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan will start India's Davis Cup campaign against unranked Min-Hyeok Cho of South Korea while No.2 Vijayant Malik will take on Korea No.1 Suk-Young Jeong in the second singles on the first day of the Group 1 Asia/Oceania tie at the RK Khanna Tennis stadium here Friday.
Washington, January 29 (ANI): A new optical prescription for automobile side-view mirrors may eliminate the dreaded "blind spot" in traffic without distorting the perceived distance of cars approaching from behind.
Seoul, Jan 28 (IANS) A policy board member of the South Korean central bank Monday hinted at policy rate cut in the near term, confirming the governor's recent suggestion that monetary policy will go in line with fiscal policy.
Film: "David"; Music Directors: Bramfatura, Mikey McCleary, Maatibaani, Remo Fernandes, Modern Mafia, Anirudh Ravichander, Tao Issaro, Gaurav Godkhindi, Saurabh Roy; Lyricists: Ankur Tewari, Maatibaani, Joyshanti, Remo Fernandes, Abhijeet Deshpande, Gopal Dutt, Ankur Tewari, Mikey McCleary, Preeti Pillai; Singers: Siddharth Basrur, Rekha Bhardwaj, Nirali Karthik, Joyshanti, Remo Fernandes, Naresh Iyer, Shweta Pandit, Modern Mafia, Anirudh Ravichander, Shweta Mohan, Karthik, Nikhil D'Souza, Preeti Pillai Lucky Ali, and Saurabh Roy; Rating- **** 1/2
Seoul, Jan 11 (IANS) World No.3 shuttler Saina Nehwal faltered once again in the women's singles quarter-final of the $1 million Korea Open Super Series Premier against Li Han of China here Friday.
Washington, January 9 (ANI): An experimental drug administered orally to mice after a spinal cord injury has proven effective when improving limb movement after an injury, a new study shows.
Lucknow, Dec 23 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap was the toast of town as he won his maiden men's singles tier-three badminton event at the Syed Modi International India Grand Prix Gold here Sunday.
Lucknow, Dec 23 (IANS) Second seed and favourite P.V. Sindhu of India failed to come out victorious in a thrilling women's singles summit clash Sunday at the Syed Modi International India Grand Prix Gold badminton event here, going down to Indonesian seventh seed Lindaweni Fanetri.
Lucknow, Dec 22 (IANS) India's rising badminton star P.V. Sindhu and London Olympics quarterfinalist Parupalli Kashyap reached their maiden finals of a Grand Prix Gold event at the K.L.Garg-Syed Modi International India Grand Prix Gold here Saturday.
Lucknow, Dec 19 (IANS) It was a bad day in office for top seeds as Saina Nehwal and Taufik Hidayat lost in the first round of the Syed Modi International India Grand Prix Gold badminton event here Wednesday.
London, Dec 17 (ANI): People across North Korea stopped in their tracks at midday to silently honor late leader Kim Jong Il, who died in December last year.
Mumbai, Dec 16 (IANS) In a fiercely contested match, Indian shuttler R.M.V. Gurusaidutt defeated compatriot B. Sai Praneeth to grab the men's singles title of the $15,000 Tata Open India International Challenge here at the CCI courts Sunday.
Seoul, Dec. 12 (Xinhua-ANI): The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said Wednesday it successfully fired off a long-range rocket mounted with a satellite, defying expectations that technical problems might delay or even call off the mission that has drawn international attention.
Pyongyang, Dec. 10 (Xinhua-ANI): The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said Monday that the scheduled launch period for a scientific satellite has been extended to Dec. 29, one week behind the original Dec. 10-22 window.
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) A new drug halves the risk of serious and often deadly side-effect of lifesaving bone marrow transplant treatments, according to a new finding.
Visakhapatnam, Dec 8 (ANI): Indian pugilists are upset over International Boxing Association's (AIBA) decision to suspend the country's boxing federation over "possible manipulation" of its elections, in the wake of a wider Olympic ban that has left sports in India reeling.
Picture the scene. A banker, reluctant to give out a large cash loan to a desperate man, asks: "But do you have any valuable assets to offer as collateral?" The applicant points to his upper lip, saying: "Yes. My moustache."
Bangkok, Nov 19 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has defended his decision to visit Myanmar, calling his trip to the Asian country an "acknowledgment" of progress made towards the establishment of a democratic state, RIA Novosti reported.
Abu Dhabi, Nov 17 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has held talks with Korea over boosting existing relations between the two countries.
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber has reportedly put a beep on ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez's name that appears in his upcoming song.
Washington, October 28 (ANI): Researchers at the Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) including Indian origin scientists have developed the first true mouse model of typhoid infection.
Washington, October 27 (ANI): Normally, a very pale asteroid would reflect sunlight and over time this bouncing of photons off its surface could create enough of a force to push the asteroid off its course, but since they are made of dark rock, the researchers have proposed using a large space based paintball gun to coat it with white paint.
Macau, Oct 11 (IANS) In-form Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar rode on an eagle's wing to shoot a sizzling eight-under-par 63 for a two-shot lead after the first round of the $750,000 Venetian Macau Open here Thursday.
Seoul, Oct. 5 (Xinhua-ANI): South Korean foreign minister Kim Sung-hwan said Friday talks with the United States over allowing Seoul to build ballistic missiles of longer range are in their final stages.
Gulbarga (Karnataka), Sep 29 (IANS) Unseeded Prerna Bhambri capped her fine run by defeating fourth seed Zi Yang of China 6-2, 6-2, in the final of the $10,000 ITF Gulbarga Open Women's Futures tennis championship here Saturday.
Gulbarga, Sep 25 (IANS) Veteran player Rushmi Chakravarthi overcame Napatsakorn Sankaew of Thailand 7-6(5), 4-6, 6-4 at the ITF Gulbarga Open women's futures tennis championship at the Dr. Chandrashekar Patil Stadium here Tuesday.
Taipei, Sep 16 (IANS) India's Gaganjeet Bhullar had two closing birdies to thank for giving him the second round lead when play finally resumed at the Yeangder Tournament Players Championship Sunday.
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Scientists have discovered that eliminating an enzyme from mice with Alzheimer's symptoms virtually eliminates a compound behind the development of plaques.
London, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spanish midfielder Esteban Granero is set to join Queen's Park Rangers (QPR) after the club reached an agreement with Real Madrid, the English side said.
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): When Olympic athletes like Michael Phelps, Gabby Douglas and Usain Bolt celebrate their wins, they are displaying a declaration of success that links us to early humans and apes, a new study has revealed.
London, Aug 6 (ANI): Ryan Giggs has said that being part of the first Great Britain squad since 1960 is a memory he will cherish forever.
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Korea's Lee Yong Dae and Chong Jae Sung won bronze in the men's badminton doubles Sunday, beating Malaysia's Tan Boon Heong and Koo Kien Keat at the London Games.
London, Aug 3 (IANS/EFE) Mexico ended its medal drought in Olympic archery here Thursday with a double triumph for Aida Roman and Mariana Avitia, who came away with the silver and bronze respectively.
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Canadian forward Junior Hoilett has signed a four-year contract with English Premier League club Queens Park Rangers, the London side said Friday.
Ranchi, July 27 (ANI): As the expectations of over a billion Indians rest on her shoulders, parents of ace archer and recently crowned world number one, Deepika Kumari pray for her success at the 2012 London Olympics.
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) Women's World No.4 shuttler Wang Shixian was left out of China's London Olympics squad as dark horse Li Xuerui grabbed the ticket along with Wang Yihan and Wang Xin Tuesday.
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Wacky, quirky and full of double entendre, Bollywood songs are going irreverent with a vengeance. If "Bhaag D.K. Bose" was a shocker, what about recent numbers like "I am a hunter", "Madam malai" and "Womaniya". Their lyrics are sometimes senseless, sometimes outrageous and sometimes offensive too, but youth, at least, aren't complaining.
Washington, July 3 (ANI): In an attempt to forge a new image for himself and his country, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is allowing women to wear pants, platform shoes and earrings, reducing restrictions imposed on his people.
Pyongyang, June 28 (IANS) North Korean officials have posthumously honoured a 14-year-old girl who drowned in a flood while trying to save portraits of leaders Kim Il-Sung and Kim Jong-Il, RIA Novosti reported.
Ranchi, June 23 (ANI): Ace archer Deepika Kumari has scaled a new peak at the global stage, bagging the world number one ranking ahead of the 2012 London Olympics.
Jakarta, June 16 (IANS) Two-time champion Saina Nehwal cruised to the women's singles final at the Indonesian Open Super Series Premier badminton event here Saturday defeating South Korea's Ji Hyun Sung here Saturday.
Jakarta, June 16 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal marched into the final of the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier badminton event Saturday with a convincing victory over South Korean Ji Hyun Sung. However, compatriot Parupalli Kashyap's impressive run ended with a loss to local favourite Simon Santoso.
Jakarta, June 16 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap's impressive run in the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier badminton event ended with a loss to local favourite Simon Santoso in the semifinals here Saturday.
Jakarta, June 15 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal edged out Chinese Shixian Wang after a marathon match to enter the women's singles semifinals at the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier badminton event here Friday. Compatriot Parupalli Kashyap also reached the last four of the men's singles defeating higher-ranked Hans-Kristian Vittinghus.
Pyongyang (North Korea), June 12 (Xinhua-ANI): Kim Jong Un, the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), called on his people to carry forward the socialist revolution cause under Kim IL Sung and Kim Jong IL's guidance, the official news agency KCNA reported Tuesday.
Wuhan (China), May 27 (IANS) China reclaimed the Uber Cup badminton event after beating South Korea 3-0 in the final here.
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Lyricist Prasoon Joshi has penned a song titled "Jab se mere dil ko uff" for the forthcoming film "Tere Meri Kahaani" and says that the world "Uff" reminds him of late Bollywood legend Shammi Kapoor.
Seoul (South Korea), May 21 (Xinhua-ANI): A top U.S. official on Monday warned North Korea against "further miscalculation" amid fears of a new nuclear test.
Wuhan (China), May 18 (IANS) Badminton powerhouse China, who conceded the Uber Cup to South Korea two years ago, vowed to revenge on home courts this time, fielding its world top four singles and top two doubles players.
Wuhan (China), May 18 (IANS) Olympic gold medallist and four-time World Champion Lin Dan will lead the Chinese men's badminton team to capture its record fifth consecutive title at the Thomas Cup starting here Sunday.
Seoul, May 17 (Xinhua-ANI): The top nuclear envoys of South Korea, the United States and Japan will hold talks in Seoul next week to coordinate policies toward the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), the foreign ministry said here Thursday.
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) India's Deepika Kumari won her first World Cup individual recurve gold medal Saturday in Antalya, Turkey, beating South Korea's Lee Sung Jin by six set points to four in the final, according to information received here.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) South Korean Wan Ho Shon celebrated his qualification for the London Olympics with a sensational upset win over World No.1 and top seed Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia to lift the men's singles title at the India Open badminton here Sunday.
Pyongyang, Apr 26 (ANI): Six ominous new North Korean missiles showcased at a lavish military parade were fake, according to analysts.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) It was a day to forget for the Indian contingent with Neha Pandit, Tarun Kona-Ashwini Ponnappa and Manish Gupta-Gaurav Venkat all losing their pre-quarterfinal matches in the Indian Open badminton 2012 here Thursday.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) India's ace woman shuttler Saina Nehwal cruised into the pre-quarterfinal of the Yonex Sunrise Indian Open with an easy first round win here Wednesday.
Shimla, April 25 (IANS) A petition opposing the dropping of criminal charges against Tibetan religious head and the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje, in a currency seizure case registered last year, was Wednesday rejected by the Himachal Pradesh High Court.
Pyongyang, April 25 (Xinhua-ANI): The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) held a national meeting on Wednesday to mark the 80th anniversary of the founding of the Korean People's Army (KPA).
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Composer Shamir Tandon has created an anti-piracy song to spread awareness about intellectual property rights. Sung by seven singers, including legendary Asha Bhosle's 10-year-old granddaughter Zanai, it will be released Thursday on the occasion of World Intellectual Day.
Seoul, April 23 (Xinhua-ANI): South Korea and the United States are scheduled to hold defense talks involving discussions on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s failed rocket launch earlier this month, the defense ministry here said Monday.
Pyongyang, Apr 23 (Xinhua-ANI): The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) threatened to launch "special operations" against South Korea's conservative president, the official KCNA news agency said Monday.
Pretoria, Apr 23 (ANI): South Africa's Deputy Minister of Police has compared former president Nelson Mandela to deceased North Korean leader Kim Il Sung.
Pyongyang, Apr 16 (ANI): North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has vowed to continue placing military matters above the economy.
Beijing, Apr 13 (ANI): The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Friday confirmed the failed launch of the 'satellite' which it fired Friday morning and announced that the rocket did not enter the preset orbit.
Pyongyang, April 8 (IANS) About 30 foreign journalists from around the world are in North Korea to cover the country's satellite launch, the official media reported.
Moscow, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has threatened "to bury enemies at sea" if there are any attempts to hinder Pyongyang's long-range rocket launch, which is scheduled for April, the Yonhap news agency reported Thursday.
Film: 'Bittoo Boss'; Music Director: Raghav Sachar; Lyricists: Kumaar, Luv Ranjan, Aseem Ahmed Abbasi; Singers: Mika Singh, Raghav Sachar, Sonu Niigaam, Shahid Maliya, Master Saleem, Shreya Ghoshal, Tulsi Kumar, Natalie Di Luccio, Neeti Mohan; Rating: *** 1/2
Seoul, March 25 (IANS) India and South Korea have targetted doubling their annual trade to $40 billion by 2015, even as they boosted defence ties and signed a pact to ease visa norms to promote greater business and people-to people to contact.
Seoul, March 25 (IANS) India and South Korea will expand defence ties even as they signed an agreement Sunday to ease visa norms to promote greater business and people-to-people visits.
London, Mar 14 (ANI): Scientists are now looking forward to recreate a woolly mammoth, which walked on Earth 10,000 years ago.