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Iran hopeful of big boost to Chabahar project

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.
A speed boat passes by oil docks at the port of Kalantari in the city of Chabahar, east of the Strait of Hormuz in this January 17, 2012 file photo.(Reuters File Photo)
A speed boat passes by oil docks at the port of Kalantari in the city of Chabahar, east of the Strait of Hormuz in this January 17, 2012 file photo.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Feb 15, 2020 03:53 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar

Chabahar port plan gets big boost as govt hikes outlay

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.
A warships sails in the Sea of Oman.(Reuters)
A warships sails in the Sea of Oman.(Reuters)
Published on Feb 04, 2020 12:16 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar

Here’s why US and Iran have drifted so close to war

Relations between Tehran and Washington have gone from bad to worse since the United States unilaterally withdrew from the international deal on Iran’s nuclear programme in May 2018.
On April 8, Washington designated Iran’s ideological army, the Revolutionary Guards, a “foreign terrorist organisation”.(Reuters File Photo/Representative Image)
On April 8, Washington designated Iran’s ideological army, the Revolutionary Guards, a “foreign terrorist organisation”.(Reuters File Photo/Representative Image)
Updated on Jun 25, 2019 04:35 PM IST
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Tehran, Iran | By Agence France-Presse

US sanctions Iran supreme leader; plans to designate foreign minister

About targeting Ayatollah Khamenei, the US president said, “The Supreme Leader of Iran is one who ultimately is responsible for the hostile conduct of the regime. He is respected within his country. His office oversees the regime’s most brutal instruments.”
US President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order that would impose fresh sanctions on Iran, amid increased tensions between the long-time foes.(AFP Photo)
US President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order that would impose fresh sanctions on Iran, amid increased tensions between the long-time foes.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Jun 24, 2019 10:33 PM IST
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Washington | By Yashwant Raj

Airlines reroute flights after Iran downs US military drone

The Federal Aviation Administration warned of a “potential for miscalculation or misidentification” in the region after an Iranian surface-to-air missile on Thursday brought down a US Navy RQ-4A Global Hawk, an unmanned aircraft with a wingspan larger than a Boeing 737 jetliner and costing over $100 million.
Local long-haul carriers Emirates and Etihad were among those that changed flight routes in an area that is home to major hubs of global air travel.(AFP Photo/ Representative image)
Local long-haul carriers Emirates and Etihad were among those that changed flight routes in an area that is home to major hubs of global air travel.(AFP Photo/ Representative image)
Updated on Jun 22, 2019 08:46 AM IST
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates | By Associated Press

US to deploy more troops to West Asia as tensions with Iran rise

Acting US defence secretary Patrick Shanahan said in a statement he was deploying 1,000 additional troops to the region “for defensive purposes to address air, naval, and ground-based threats”.
The US has been building up military presence in the region citing intelligence that Iran has been planning attacks on American facilities in the region, and that of its allies.(AP File Photo/Representative Image)
The US has been building up military presence in the region citing intelligence that Iran has been planning attacks on American facilities in the region, and that of its allies.(AP File Photo/Representative Image)
Updated on Jun 18, 2019 03:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times Washington, USA | By Yashwant Raj

Tanker hit in Gulf attacks heads to port

The Kokuka Courageous was rocked by explosions as it passed through the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, threatening its highly flammable cargo of methanol.
The Japanese tanker’s Tokyo-based operator Kokuka confirmed the vessel was heading to port in the United Arab Emirates.(Reuters File Photo)
The Japanese tanker’s Tokyo-based operator Kokuka confirmed the vessel was heading to port in the United Arab Emirates.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Jun 16, 2019 04:45 AM IST
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Dubai | By Agence France-Presse

‘Crew on Japan tanker saw flying object before attack’: Company head

“The crew members are saying that they were hit by a flying object. They saw it with their own eyes,” Yutaka Katada, head of Kokuka Sangyo shipping company, told reporters.
The blasts caused a fire on board, but Katada said Friday there had not been major damage. The crew were evacuated, with one member suffering minor injuries.(Reuters File Photo)
The blasts caused a fire on board, but Katada said Friday there had not been major damage. The crew were evacuated, with one member suffering minor injuries.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Jun 14, 2019 02:32 PM IST
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Tokyo | By Agence France Presse

Sensex succumbs to fag-end sell-off; logs weekly losses

During the week, the Sensex fell 163.83 points or 0.41 per cent, while the Nifty lost 47.35 points or 0.39 per cent.
Barring capital goods, all BSE sectoral indices ended in the red.(Bloomberg/Representative Image)
Barring capital goods, all BSE sectoral indices ended in the red.(Bloomberg/Representative Image)
Updated on Jun 14, 2019 07:39 PM IST
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Mumbai | By Press Trust of India

US says video shows Iran was involved in attack on oil tanker in Gulf of Oman

The video and photographs showing a boat alongside the hull of a larger vessel with a hole in its side were released by Central Command along with a timeline of the episode.
Still image taken from a US military handout video purports to show Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing an unexploded limpet mine from the side of the Kokuka Courageous Tanker, June 13, 2019.(Reuters File Photo)
Still image taken from a US military handout video purports to show Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing an unexploded limpet mine from the side of the Kokuka Courageous Tanker, June 13, 2019.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on May 23, 2020 06:55 PM IST
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Bloomberg | By Margaret Talev

Norwegian tanker attacked in Gulf of Oman, three blasts: Report

On June 13 , the Front Altair, a Marshall Islands-flagged vessel, was attacked between the Emirates and Iran.
The US 5th Fleet, based in the region, said it had received two distress signals from tankers in the Gulf of Oman which had been targeted in an attack.(AP File Photo)
The US 5th Fleet, based in the region, said it had received two distress signals from tankers in the Gulf of Oman which had been targeted in an attack.(AP File Photo)
Updated on Jun 13, 2019 04:10 PM IST
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Geneva | By Agence France-Presse

‘India hopes to start full operations soon at Iran’s Chabahar port,’ says Nitin Gadkari

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.
India hopes to soon start full operations at a portion of Iran’s port of Chabahar as the two countries are close to resolving various disputes including financing, the country’s roads minister said on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
India hopes to soon start full operations at a portion of Iran’s port of Chabahar as the two countries are close to resolving various disputes including financing, the country’s roads minister said on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 08, 2019 07:38 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Reuters

Explosion in Indian crude oil tanker off Oman coast, two casualties reported

The Shipping Corporation of India says the explosion struck MT Desh Vaibhav on Tuesday in the Gulf of Oman while it was en route to Fujairah on the eastern coast of the United Arab Emirates.
Two company officials reached by The Associated Press refused to say whether that meant the sailors were dead, though the firm separately acknowledged one sailor was injured and hospitalised in Muscat, Oman.(AFP/Picture for representation)
Two company officials reached by The Associated Press refused to say whether that meant the sailors were dead, though the firm separately acknowledged one sailor was injured and hospitalised in Muscat, Oman.(AFP/Picture for representation)
Published on Aug 15, 2018 06:06 PM IST
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Dubai | By Associated Press

Indian oil tanker suffers explosion off Oman, 3 crew missing

The Shipping Corporation of India says the explosion struck the MT Desh Vaibhav on Tuesday in the Gulf of Oman while it was en route to Fujairah on the eastern coast of the United Arab Emirates.
An oil tanker is seen at sunset anchored off the Fos-Lavera oil hub near Marseille, France.(REUTERS File Photo)
An oil tanker is seen at sunset anchored off the Fos-Lavera oil hub near Marseille, France.(REUTERS File Photo)
Updated on Aug 15, 2018 02:29 PM IST
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Associated Press, Dubai | By Associated Press
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