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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.
Updated on Feb 15, 2020 03:53 AM IST
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.
Published on Feb 04, 2020 12:16 AM IST
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.
Updated on Jun 25, 2019 04:35 PM IST
Tehran, Iran | By Agence France-Presse
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.”
Updated on Jun 24, 2019 10:33 PM IST
Washington | By Yashwant Raj
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.
Updated on Jun 22, 2019 08:46 AM IST
Dubai, United Arab Emirates | By Associated Press
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”.
Updated on Jun 18, 2019 03:48 PM IST
Hindustan Times Washington, USA | By Yashwant Raj
The Kokuka Courageous was rocked by explosions as it passed through the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, threatening its highly flammable cargo of methanol.
Updated on Jun 16, 2019 04:45 AM IST
Dubai | By Agence France-Presse
“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.
Updated on Jun 14, 2019 02:32 PM IST
Tokyo | By Agence France Presse
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.
Updated on Jun 14, 2019 07:39 PM IST
Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
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.
Updated on May 23, 2020 06:55 PM IST
Bloomberg | By Margaret Talev
On June 13 , the Front Altair, a Marshall Islands-flagged vessel, was attacked between the Emirates and Iran.
Updated on Jun 13, 2019 04:10 PM IST
Geneva | By Agence France-Presse
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.
Updated on Jan 08, 2019 07:38 PM IST
New Delhi | By Reuters
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.
Published on Aug 15, 2018 06:06 PM IST
Dubai | By Associated Press
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.
Updated on Aug 15, 2018 02:29 PM IST
Associated Press, Dubai | By Associated Press