Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicChabahar port project

Topic: Chabahar port project

India has accelerated work on Chabahar Port, likely to be operational by May: US report

In 2015, India agreed to help develop Iran's Chabahar Port and an associated railway that would enable India to trade with Afghanistan unimpeded by Pakistan.

Jaishankar in Iran as India’s worried about China deal & Beijing ‘grabbing’ Chabahar Port

Foreign Minister Jaishankar met his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif amid concerns over alliance proposed by Iran, which will include China, Turkey, Russia & Pakistan.

No sanctions for Iran’s Chabahar port or cap on H-1B, Pompeo to tell Delhi on India trip

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits India from 25-27 June, where he is supposed to hold meetings with PM Modi and Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar.

US needs India as an ally against China and can’t afford to bully it over Iran oil, trade

Washington cannot penalise India on the economic front and expect New Delhi to collaborate with the United States on the Indo-Pacific front. 

India’s Chabahar port project won’t be impacted by Iran sanctions, says US

The US govt said the Chabahar port project is a separate exception and will not be impacted by the decision to not renew exemptions from Iran sanctions.

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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