Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicChabahar port

Topic: Chabahar port

US sanctions on Iran ‘not relevant’ to India’s Chabahar port project, Jaishankar says

New Delhi: The US sanctions on Iran have not affected India's Chabahar port project, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar told Lok Sabha on Friday. Replying...

Iran expects ‘friend’ India to resume oil purchases soon, says envoy Chegeni

Ambassador Ali Chegeni says Iran & India will open ‘new chapter’ in bilateral ties under new President Raisi. Foreign Minister Amirabdollahian set to visit India later this month.

Jaishankar meets Armenian counterpart Ararat Mirzoyan, stresses on enhancing connectivity

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar Wednesday proposed the inclusion of Iran's Chabahar Port in the North-South Transport Corridor to bridge connectivity barriers.

Jaishankar pitches for connectivity with Afghanistan via Chabahar, takes jibe at China, Pakistan

Addressing a conference in Tashkent on regional connectivity of Central & South Asia, also attended by China & Pakistan, Jaishankar said connectivity efforts must conform to international laws.

Chabahar Port is not against China or Gwadar, Iran FM Javad Zarif says

At the Raisina Dialogue, Zarif said the Chabahar project will move since India, Pakistan, China and Iran all have a ‘shared interest’ in Afghanistan.

India has proposed inclusion of Chabahar Port in INSTC trade route, says Jaishankar

The International North South Transport Corridor is a 7,200-km-long multi-mode transport route, wherein India is partnering with 12 nations to establish an economic corridor.

India sets aside over Rs 7,100 cr as development assistance for neighbours, other countries

The Budget has allocated amounts for African, Eurasian countries and also Latin American nations, apart from development assistance to neighbouring countries.

India, Iran, Uzbekistan hold trilateral meet, discuss ways for joint use of Chabahar port

The MEA said India's proposal to hold 'Chabahar Day' on the sidelines of the International Maritime Summit in January 2021 was also welcomed at the meeting.

India could lose basmati rice market in Iran to Pakistan as US sanctions disrupt payments

Tehran and New Delhi explore barter trading options even as Iran has stepped up importing basmati rice from Pakistan. 

Chabahar faces more delay as India junks deal with China crane supplier, floats fresh tender

India was irked by delay on part of the Chinese firm to supply cranes, and its demand New Delhi indemnify any losses suffered because of US sanctions.

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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