India

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  • Trump 2019-06-27 23:48

    At the G20, Trump will see failure everywhere he looks

    This weekend's G20 in Japan will be about as much fun for US President Donald Trump as bathing with a scouring pad. Even a man who enjoys confrontation as much as Trump can't be too excited at the failure that awaits him in Osaka.

  • FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers 2019-06-08 17:58

    Iran discover fate in FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers

    TEHRAN – Iran are drawn in Group E along with Saudi Arabia, Syria and Qatar in the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers.

  • chabahar 2019-05-21 19:52

    Chabahar exemption from sanctions really contributory for Afghan, Indian economies?

    Despite what it appears at first glance, the U.S. is not going to help the people of Afghanistan through what is called “Chabahar Port’s exemption from sanctions”, but it in fact increases the transit costs of their commodities by imposing sanctions on Iran and consequently putting further restrictions on Afghan merchants.

  • Indian Shias donate $715,000 to Iran’s flood victims 2019-05-17 20:10

    Indian Shias donate $715,000 to Iran’s flood victims

    TEHRAN — Shia Muslims in India have made contributions of 30 billion rials (nearly $715,000) to help victims of recent floods in Iran, Mehr news agency reported on Friday.

  • Zarif reminds Trump of anti-Iran plan by Bolton and others in B-team beforehand 2019-05-15 20:45

    Zarif says Iran most sustainable, secure partner in region

    TEHRAN (FNA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that his country is most reliable and secure country in the region, voicing Tehran’s readiness for broadening regional cooperation.

  • Iran concerned about ‘suspicious acts of sabotage’ in region 2019-05-14 18:00

    Zarif says Iran is concerned about ‘suspicious acts of sabotage’ in region

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran had already predicted that some would carry out measures to heighten regional tensions and had voiced concerns about dangerous measures taken by U.S. hardliners.

  • Indian director and script writer Praveen Morchhale 2019-04-27 12:06

    By Marjohn Sheikhi

    Women have more powerful stories to tell, Indian director Praveen Morchhale says

    'Widow of Silence' directed by Praveen Morchhale

    TEHRAN– Indian director and script writer Praveen Morchhale, whose ‘Widow of Silence’ is competing at 37th FIFF in Tehran, believes that women have more powerful stories to tell, and cinema can play a role to improve their situation in the world.

  • Odds stacked against Modi in India elections 2019-04-14 12:23

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Odds stacked against Modi in India elections

    After the political razzmatazz of many weeks, general election is finally underway in India, ballyhooed as the ‘largest democratic exercise in the world’. 

  • India to not cut any deal with China or others to blacklist JeM chief at UNSC 2019-03-18 22:25

    India to not cut any deal with China or others to blacklist JeM chief at UNSC

    TEHRAN - India and China, the two regional economic and political heavyweights, have been locked in a wrangle over blacklisting the chief of Pakistan-based militant outfit Jaish e Mohammad (JeM).

  • India-Pakistan 2019-03-18 22:22

    India, Pakistan threatened to unleash missiles at each other

    TEHRAN - Tensions have been running high between India and Pakistan since India conducted a surgical strike inside the Pakistani territory followed by Pakistani air raids and capture of an Indian pilot.

  • A. G. Noorani 2019/03/18

    By A. G. Noorani

    Kashmir matters, and Kashmiris too

    TEHRAN- Relations between India and Pakistan have nosedived since Narendra Modi became prime minister in 2014. If anyone thought that he would make up the loss by a conciliatory policy towards Kashmiris, they were mistaken. It was never part of his agenda. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) would have none of it. The game is to accuse dissent within Kashmir as a movement that is Pakistani sponsored, and ruthlessly crush it.

  • China wants ‘discussions’ on blacklisting JeM chief 2019-03-17 10:15

    China wants ‘discussions’ on blacklisting JeM chief

    TEHRAN - China and India, the two regional heavyweights, are again at loggerheads, this time over China blocking the move to blacklist a Pakistan-based chief of a terrorist outfit.

  • Christchurch carnage must silence the breed of Islam-bashers 2019/03/17

    Dr. Abid Hussain

    Christchurch carnage must silence the breed of Islam-bashers

    TEHRAN - Daoud Nabi was the first victim of the Christchurch mosque shootings on Friday. He was standing at the door when the terrorist barged inside Masjid Al Noor mosque brandishing his semi-automatic weapon.

  • Tehran calls for peaceful resolution of Pakistan-India conflict 2019-03-15 20:04

    Tehran calls for peaceful resolution of Pakistan-India conflict

    TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Friday that he has spoken with Pakistani’s Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua over the phone, calling for “de-escalation and peaceful resolution of Pakistan-India conflict.”

  • Fatemeh Shadkam 2019-03-15 14:42

    Iranian duo win two bronzes at Asian Youth Athletics Championships

    TEHRAN - Fatemeh Sima Shadkam and Sahand Nouri both won bronze medals for Iran at the 2019 Asian Youth Athletics Championships.

  • ‘Pakistan deploys F-16 jets along India border’ 2019-03-13 21:57

    ‘Pakistan deploys F-16 jets along India border’

    TEHRAN - While strenuous efforts have been made by various stakeholders to facilitate a de-escalation of tensions between India and Pakistan, everything does not seem to be hunky-dory as yet.

  • U.S. rubbing both India and Pakistan wrong way 2019/03/13

    By Darius Shahtahmasebi

    U.S. rubbing both India and Pakistan wrong way

    TEHRAN - As India and Pakistan iron out a few significant differences after a near brush with each other’s militaries, the U.S. has been quietly enacting a trade war strategy against India, a key ally of Washington.

  • India in talks with U.S. over sanctions waiver 2019-03-13 20:28

    India in talks with U.S. over sanctions waiver

    TEHRAN - To ensure extension of exemptions from U.S. sanctions, India has been engaged in extensive deliberations with the U.S. authorities, according to Indian petroleum officials.

  • Pakistan’s foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi 2019-03-12 10:10

    Pakistan not yet out of the woods, says Qureshi

    TEHRAN - Despite de-escalation of tensions after weeks of saber-rattling, Pakistan’s foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Sunday said Pakistan still was not out of the woods.

  • Kashmir newspapers run blank front pages 2019-03-12 10:08

    Kashmir newspapers run blank front pages

    TEHRAN - To register their protest against the government’s move to stop advertisements to two prominent newspapers in Indian-controlled Kashmir, newspapers in the region ran blank front pages on Sunday.

  • Battle lines drawn for India elections; Modi and Gandhi main challengers 2019-03-12 09:58

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Battle lines drawn for India elections; Modi and Gandhi main challengers

    TEHRAN _ Battle lines are drawn and countdown has virtually begun for the biggest electoral showdown on the earth – the elections for India’s parliament – scheduled in April.

  • India's High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria 2019-03-10 10:15

    India’s Pakistan envoy returns to Islamabad

    TEHRAN - In a move that marks the de-escalation of political and diplomatic tensions between India and Pakistan, New Delhi’s envoy to Islamabad joined back office on Wednesday.

  • U.S. asks its citizens not to visit Kashmir 2019-03-10 10:08

    U.S. asks its citizens not to visit Kashmir

    TEHRAN - Following escalation of tensions in the region, the U.S. government has issued a travel advisory for its nationals, asking them not to visit “most of Jammu and Kashmir”.

  • Imran Khan 2019-03-10 10:07

    ‘Pakistani won't allow its soil to be used for terrorist activities'

    TEHRAN -In last few weeks, since the saber-rattling between the two South Asian nuclear giants took them to the brink of a full-fledged war, the role of Pakistani premier in de-escalating tensions has been significant.

  • rouhani 2019-03-09 20:36

    Chabahar port has turned into symbol of cooperation between Iran and India

    Rouhani receives credentials of six ambassadors

    TEHRAN – On Saturday President Hassan Rouhani received credentials of the new ambassadors of Burkina Faso, Myanmar, Congo, Malta, India and Iraq.

  • Lessons from the Indian brinkmanship 2019-03-09 10:40

    By Asif Durrani

    Lessons from the Indian brinkmanship

    What lessons have we learnt from Mr. Modi’s misadventure in the past week? Alertness to face the enemy on the diplomatic and military fronts has been the major takeaway for Pakistan of this episode which won accolades globally from friends and foes. The second important lesson which our policy makers may have learnt is that in the international arena, it is your own prowess which saves the day for you. Third and most important gain from Pakistan’s point of view has been the internationalization of Kashmir dispute, much to the chagrin of India. Fourth, and pleasantly surprising for Pakistan, was Russian offer of mediation between Pakistan and India, which, of course, India did not like a bit.

  • ظریف و هند 2019-03-08 20:18

    Zarif, Swaraj hold talks on regional developments

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj exchanged views about a range of issues, including the latest developments in the region, according to a report by the Iranian Foreign Ministry.

  • Seven of top ten most-polluted cities in India 2019-03-06 22:08

    Seven of top ten most-polluted cities in India

    TEHRAN - In a shocking revelation belying India’s tall claims of rapid economic progress and development, seven of the top ten most polluted cities in the world are in India. A study by Greenpeace showing South Asia’s fight against deteriorating air quality and its toll on global economy was released on Tuesday.

  • Modi-Trump 2019-03-06 22:06

    Trump’s next trade war with India; India’s preferential trade status ended

    TEHRAN - It is official: U.S. President Donald Trump’s next trade war is going to be with India, and his decision to end India’s preferential trade status bears testimony to that.

  • India’s war-crazy TV media stoops to new low 2019/03/06

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    India’s war-crazy TV media stoops to new low

    TEHRAN - Truth is the first casualty of war, said Greek playwright Aeschylus. The phrase has been interminably used to explain and contextualize the gross misrepresentation of facts in the event of war.