Germany backs EU chief for second term

German Chancellor Angela Merkel threw her weight behind Donald Tusk to retain one of the European Union’s top jobs ahead of an EU summit today, despite staunch opposition from his home country of Poland. The 28 EU leaders are due to decide as their summit starts in Brussels today on who will be president of … Continue reading Germany backs EU chief for second term

All 85 Indian fishermen to be released from Sri Lanka soon: MEA

All 85 fishermen, who are in custody of the Sri Lankan Government, would be released soon, the Ministry of External Affairs, MEA said. Addressing media in New Delhi today, External Affairs Ministry spokesman Gopal Baglay said instructions in this regard to the concerned authorities in Sri Lanka have been issued. Mr Baglay said, now India … Continue reading All 85 Indian fishermen to be released from Sri Lanka soon: MEA

DGMO Lt Gen AK Bhatt speaks to his Pakistani counterpart

Director General of Military Operations, Lt Gen A K Bhatt Thursday spoke to his Pakistani counterpart and conveyed India’s concerns over movement of terrorists along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir. The conversation comes amid killing of two terrorists in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district. Army sources said the DGMO expressed concern … Continue reading DGMO Lt Gen AK Bhatt speaks to his Pakistani counterpart