India-Iran discuss Chabahar port and connectivity projects

India and Iran discussed the status of the Shahid Beheshti Port, Chabahar and full operationlisation of the Trilateral Transit Agreement during the 16th round of the Foreign Office Consultations in Tehran on Monday. A statement from the Ministry of External Affairs said the Indian team was led by Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale and the Iranian delegation by
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The virus is not harmful to humans but causes haemorrhagic fever in pigs that is almost always fatal. South Korea on Tuesday reported its first cases of African swine fever, becoming the latest country hit by the disease that has killed pigs from China to North Korea, pushing up pork prices worldwide. Five pigs found dead
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Prices of petroleum products like petrol and diesel are likely to go up by up to ₹5 a litre each over the course of the next few days as international crude oil prices shot up after the drone attack on Saudi Aramco’s facility at Abqaiq. Benchmark Brent crude prices were up by over $6 at
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Farmington A powerful propane explosion levelled a recently opened nonprofit center after crews arrived to investigate the smell of gas Monday morning, killing one firefighter and injuring six other people, including fellow firefighters, officials said. The building had been evacuated after the gas was detected, said Farmington Town Selectman Scott Landry. One firefighter was killed.
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Ankara The leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran announced Monday that an agreement has been finally reached on the composition of a committee tasked with rewriting Syria”s constitution as part of a political solution to the country”s civil war, now in its ninth year. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told journalists at the end of
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Washington US President Donald Trump on Monday said he will be meeting the prime ministers of India and Pakistan soon, even as he maintained that tension between the two Asian countries had reduced. While Trump will address Indian-Americans, along with PM Modi, at the “Howdy Modi!” event in Houston on September 22, the American president
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New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned 69 on Tuesday and was greeted by several leaders, including Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and BJP president and Home Minister Amit Shah. In his message, Naidu said the nation is making steady progress under Modi”s able leadership. Shah described Modi as a leader
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Coimbatore, Sept.16: Three West Bengal youths who were working as goldsmiths in a workshop in Coimbatore city were questioned by the Special Intelligence Cell (SIC) of the city police, on the suspicion of being part of a WhatsApp terror group operated from Pakistan. A preliminary inquiry revealed that the trio were active members in the
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Kolkata West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has stressed the need to preserve the environment for making the planet a better place to live for future generations. On the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer on Monday, Banerjee said everyone should work together towards the cause. “Today is International Day for the
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Pune Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday expressed confidence that the BJP will come back to power in the state with an “unprecedented” mandate after the upcoming Assembly polls. The BJP is currently holding talks with its alliance partner, the Shiv Sena, for devising a seat-sharing formula. In the 2014 assembly elections, the BJP
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