Indians travelling to US for business or pleasure exempt from proposed visa bonds
However, as the overstay rate for Indians travelling on B1/B2 visas (business and tourist visas) is not high, Indians are excluded from having to furnish such a bond under the pilot program.
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US imposes sanctions on Russian, Chinese companies for supporting Iranian missile programme
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US aircraft carrier deploys to Gulf, Navy says unrelated to 'specific threats'
"There were no specific threats that triggered the return of the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group," Commander Rebecca Rebarich, spokeswoman for the U.S. Navy's Bahrain-based Fifth Fleet, said in an emailed statement after the carrier deployed on Wednesday.
Trump sanctions could give Biden a bargaining chip in deal talks with Iran
Biden supports returning to diplomacy with Iran if it comes into compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal Washington struck with Tehran and five other world powers. Doing that could eventually add some 2 million barrels per day of Iranian oil to world markets that had been cinched off by President Donald Trump’s wider unilateral sanctions on the OPEC member.
India engages with Iran on Chabahar-Zahedan railway project
During the visit of the Prime Minister to Iran in May 2016, a MoU was signed between Indian Railways’ IRCON and Iranian Railways’ CDTIC (Construction & Development of Transportation Infrastructures Company) for construction of the Chabahar-Zahedan Railway Project, MoS External Affairs V Muraleedharan said in Lok Sabha in reply to a query.
Iran’s Supreme leader launches twitter handle in Hindi signalling outreach
Ylwa Pettersson, Twitter’s head policy for the Nordic countries and Israel, said the tweets posted by Ayatollah Khamenei’s account do not violate the company’s rules.
Iran vows to go after Americans who killed top general
U.S. President Donald Trump warned this week that Washington would harshly respond to any Iranian attempts to take revenge for the death of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, tweeting that ``if they hit us in any way, any form, written instructions already done we're going to hit them 1000 times harder.''
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani calls on President-elect Biden to return to nuclear deal
"Now, an opportunity has come up for the next U.S. administration to compensate for past mistakes and return to the path of complying with international agreements through respect of international norms," the state-run IRNA news agency quoted him as saying.
Iran's Rouhani says next American administration should make up for Trump's mistakes
"Trump's damaging policy has been opposed...by the American people. The next U.S. administration should use the opportunity to make up for past mistakes...Iran favours constructive interaction with the world," Rouhani said.
Oil prices rise on Covid-19 vaccine news
Sentiment was also bolstered by expectations that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Russia and other producers, a group known as OPEC+, would extend a deal to restrain output.
India set to lose Farzad-B gas field; Iran to prefer domestic companies over foreign firms
After sitting over OVL's proposal for years, the National Iranian Oil Co (NIOC) informed the firm in February this year about its intention to conclude the contract for Farzad-B development with an Iranian company, sources with direct knowledge of the development said.
Decade-long United Nations arms embargo on Iran expires despite US objections
While insisting it planned no "buying spree," Iran in theory can purchase weapons to upgrade military armament dating back to before its 1979 Islamic Revolution and sell its own locally produced gear abroad.
Yemen in imminent danger of famine, warns UN chief Antonio Guterres
Guterres warning comes as the United States threatens to blacklist Yemen's Iran-allied Houthi group as part of its "maximum pressure" campaign against Tehran. Aid workers have raised fears such a move would prevent life-saving aid reaching the country.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says outcome of U.S. vote will not affect Iran's policies
The US presidential election will have "no effect" on Tehran's policies towards Washington, Iran's supreme leader said Tuesday.