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

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

3 policemen killed, 5 injured by gunmen in Egypt

Three policemen have been killed and five others injured after gunmen ambushed their convoy in the capital city of Cairo. Government said, the gunmen who came in two vehicles approached a moving security patrol while passing through Mohamed Zaki Square in el-Waha road near the ring road in Nasr city, Cairo. A statement by the … Continue reading 3 policemen killed, 5 injured by gunmen in Egypt

US latest defence system operational in South Korea

WEB DESK US military has said, its Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) System is operational in South Korea. A spokesman for the US forces based in South Korea said, Thaad has the ability to intercept North Korean missiles and defend South Korea. However, a US defence official said the system currently only has initial … Continue reading US latest defence system operational in South Korea

Nepal: Filling of nominations begins for local body polls

Filing of nominations has begun for the local body polls in Nepal, . Polling for 283 local bodies in the first phase will be held on the 14th of this month. With the filing of nominations, process of holding local elections in Nepal after almost 20 years has been started. Since morning candidates in 34 … Continue reading Nepal: Filling of nominations begins for local body polls

EC cancels Anantnag Lok Sabha bypoll

Election Commission has canceled the Anantnag Lok Sabha bypoll, which was scheduled on 25th of this month and commission said, the situation is not feasible to hold free and fair elections. Earlier, the parliamentary seat was to go to polls on 12th of last month which were postponed due to violence during the polling for … Continue reading EC cancels Anantnag Lok Sabha bypoll

Mutilation of 2 Indian soldiers well planned attack by Pakistani troops: BSF

AMN The Border Security Force (BSF) has said, yesterday’s attack on Indian troops from across the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir was well planned and coordinated by the Pakistani forces. Talking to media persons in Jammu today, Additional Director General, BSF Western Command KN Choubey said, the firing at the troops from … Continue reading Mutilation of 2 Indian soldiers well planned attack by Pakistani troops: BSF