Putin hold talks with visiting German Chancellor Merkel

Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with the visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel today. A Kremlin statement said the two leaders discussed key international issues such as the Syrian conflict, the situation in Ukraine and battling terrorism, and bilateral ties between Moscow and Berlin. Putin and Merkel also discussed the forthcoming G20 summit, which will … Continue reading Putin hold talks with visiting German Chancellor Merkel

China calls for immediate suspension of THAAD missile in S Korea

China today called for immediate suspension of deployment of the THAAD missile defence system in South Korea. A Foreign Ministry spokesman said China’s position is clear-cut and firm and urged relevant sides to immediately stop the deployment. He said, Beijing will firmly take necessary measures to uphold its interests. The comments came hours after Washington … Continue reading China calls for immediate suspension of THAAD missile in S Korea

Kumar Vishwas accuses AAP leadership of ignoring voice of party workers

Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas today raised questions over the party leadership saying that he will not keep quiet over the mistakes being committed by the senior functionaries of the party. He also accused the AAP leadership of ignoring the voice of party workers saying that he will take a call shortly about his … Continue reading Kumar Vishwas accuses AAP leadership of ignoring voice of party workers

PM Modi shares India’s concern over visa issue with Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed concern over the possible impact of the recent changes in Australian regulations for visa programme for skilled professionals’. Mr Modi spoke to Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull over phone today. The two leaders agreed that officials from both sides will remain in close touch on the issue. The … Continue reading PM Modi shares India’s concern over visa issue with Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Australia beat India by 3-1

India lost its third round-robin match with defending champions Australia in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Hockey tournament,at Ipoh in Malaysia. India were held to a 2-2 draw by Great Britain in their opening game. They, later, defeated New Zealand, 3-0 in the second match. Top two teams at the end of the tournament will play … Continue reading Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Australia beat India by 3-1

India slips to 4th position in ICC T20 International team rankings

India have dropped two places to slip to fourth position in the ICC Twenty20 International team rankings following the annual update on May 1. Having dropped six points, India are now on 118 points, three behind second placed England and third placed Pakistan — both of whom are on 121 points each. Pakistan joined England … Continue reading India slips to 4th position in ICC T20 International team rankings

Fourth seed Shiva Thapa advances to Asian Boxing Championship quarterfinals

Fourth seed Shiva Thapa (60kg) advanced to the Asian Boxing Championship quarterfinals with a hard-fought victory, in Tashkent today. Shiva, a World Championships bronze-medallist and a two- time medallist at the Asian meet, edged past Kyrgyzstan’s Omurbek Malabekov in a split verdict to make the last-eight stage. Shiva will face Chinese Taipei’s Chu-En Lai in … Continue reading Fourth seed Shiva Thapa advances to Asian Boxing Championship quarterfinals

Hockey India recommends Sardar Singh for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna

Hockey India today recommended senior player and former captain Sardar Singh for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, India’s highest sporting honour. Other players SV Sunil, Dharamvir Singh and Deepika have been recommended for the Arjuna Award while RP Singh and Sumrai Tete have been recommended for the Dhyan Chand Award. Coaches Sandeep Sangwan and Romesh … Continue reading Hockey India recommends Sardar Singh for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna

India & Pakistan DGMOs make contact on hotline

AMN Indian Army’s Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) spoke to his Pakistani counterpart today and expressed grave concern over the incident involving targeting of Indian patrol team and mutilation of bodies of Indian soldiers by Pakistani troops. Lt. Gen. AK Bhatt said, such dastardly and inhuman act is beyond the norms of civility and … Continue reading India & Pakistan DGMOs make contact on hotline

India to take on Australia in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

India will take on defending champions Australia in the third round-robin league encounter of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Ipoh on Tuesday. Australia, going into this game would be high on confidence as they gave on Monday an exhibition of their powerful game by outplaying hosts Malaysia 6-1. After being held to a 2-2 … Continue reading India to take on Australia in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup