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Saturday, Feb 29, 2020


Feb 14, 2020 23:47
India’s allocation of Rs 100 crore for the strategic port on the Gulf of Oman in south-eastern Iran in the budget for fiscal 2020-21 and greater clarity on the US waiver for Chabahar from sanctions imposed on Iran have heightened expectations in Tehran that work on the project will now pick up pace, said the people who declined to be named. read more
Feb 04, 2020 00:16
The budget for the external affairs ministry, unveiled on Saturday, shows the allocation for the port on the Gulf of Oman in southeastern Iran has gone up from Rs 45 crore in fiscal 2019-20 to Rs 100 crore in fiscal 2020-21. read more
Jun 13, 2019 06:06
New Delhi is expected to raise the economic losses due to US sanctions when secretary of state Mike Pompeo visits India on June 24, the officials said. read more
May 24, 2019 15:46
The US reimposed sanctions on Iran in November after pulling out of a 2015 nuclear accord between Tehran and six world powers read more
May 21, 2019 00:04
Despite the hiccup, Astana continues to be hopeful of building closer trade and transit ties with New Delhi through Iran’s Bandar Abbas port and even extending connectivity to the strategic Chabahar port once a new railway link is built. read more
Feb 25, 2019 09:22
Ghani flagged off the convoy of trucks at a ceremony in Zaranj that was attended by the ambassadors of India, Iran and Turkey and diplomats of Indonesia and Kazakhstan, officials said. read more
Jan 29, 2019 07:32
India has opened a line of credit for the railway link, about 100km of which will be done by March. read more
Jan 08, 2019 19:27
The India-backed Chabahar port complex on Iran’s coast along the Gulf of Oman is being developed as a transportation corridor for land-locked Afghanistan. read more
Dec 26, 2018 10:04
It will reduce Afghanistan’s dependence on Karachi port and, hence, will translate to less Pakistani leverage over Kabul read more
Nov 07, 2018 08:24
The exemptions were linked to the reconstruction effort in Afghanistan, to which India has been a key contributor. read more
Oct 24, 2018 00:05
A statement from the external affairs ministry, “Detailed discussions were held between the three sides on full operationalisation of the trilateral agreement for international transit and transport through Chabahar port.” read more
Sep 12, 2018 18:34
New Delhi has also overturned its policy of not supplying lethal military equipment to Kabul and has provided or underwritten deals for providing gunship helicopters. Clearly, India is in for the long haul in Afghanistan, as it needs to be, to keep an... read more
Sep 07, 2018 07:45
The first phase of the Chabahar port was inaugurated in December 2017 by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, opening a new strategic route connecting Iran, India and Afghanistan bypassing Pakistan. read more
Jul 18, 2018 06:52
The US is re-imposing sanctions on Iran after the Trump administration decided to walk out of the Iran nuclear deal of 2015.  read more
Jun 22, 2018 13:38
The Indian-backed Chabahar port complex in Iran is being developed as part of a new transportation corridor for land-locked Afghanistan read more