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S. Korea, India to Mark 50th Anniv. of Ties with Various Cultural Events

S. Korea, India to Mark 50th Anniv. of Ties with Various Cultural Events

SEOUL, Aug. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Various cultural events will be held throughout this year to mark the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between South Korea and India, including K-pop concerts, a seminar on Korean culture and exhibitions, the culture ministry said Friday. Since the two countries established diplomatic ties in 1973, they have developed [...]

Korean Wave Sweeps India: Popularity of K-Dramas and Hyundai Cars Soar

Korean Wave Sweeps India: Popularity of K-Dramas and Hyundai Cars Soar

SEOUL, March 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean dramas have become increasingly popular in India, according to a report from the British national broadcaster BBC on Monday. The report states that the genre mixing, exaggerated romance and bold heroines in Korean dramas are similar to Indian Bollywood dramas, which have contributed to their popularity among Indian [...]

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners Enters Long-term Partnership in India to Develop 1.8GW of Renewable Energy Projects

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners Enters Long-term Partnership in India to Develop 1.8GW of Renewable Energy Projects

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, March 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners has entered into a framework agreement through its Copenhagen Infrastructure New Markets Fund I (CI NMF I) with Viviid Renewables Private Limited, an Indian developer and BOP contractor, to develop more than 1.8GW of renewable energy projects in India with a primary focus on onshore [...]

‘RRR’ Dance Video by S. Korean Embassy in India Goes Viral, Gets Promoted by Modi

‘RRR’ Dance Video by S. Korean Embassy in India Goes Viral, Gets Promoted by Modi

SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — A social media video produced by the South Korean Embassy in India featuring an iconic dance scene from the Indian smash hit film “RRR” has gone viral, having garnered millions of views and even a nod from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The 53-second video uploaded Sunday, featuring embassy [...]

Hyundai, Kia Enjoy Record-High Sales in India

Hyundai, Kia Enjoy Record-High Sales in India

SEOUL, Feb. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co. and its affiliate Kia Corp. enjoyed record-high sales in the Indian market last month backed by robust SUV sales, data showed Tuesday. According to the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers and Hyundai Motor Group, Hyundai and Kia sold 50,106 units and 28,634 vehicles, respectively, last month [...]