Centre to take call on onion imports as prices surge
With supplies running short and onion prices at Rs 80/kg, the government will act as a facilitator for onion imports to ease the process and ensure a quick and healthy supply from other countries.
Prince Charles does 'sewa' at Bangla Sahib; makes chapatis for 'langar'
Prince Charles is on a two-day visit to India in order to strengthen ...
Government to import 1 lakh tonnes onion to check price rise: Paswan
"The government has taken a decision to import one lakh tonnes of onion ...
Government to relax import norms for speed up onion supply
The prices of onions, which had touched Rs 80 per kg in August and September, have again shot up to Rs 100 a kg in some places due to a shortage, triggered by unseasonal rainfall leading to crop damage in the main onion growing zones in Maharashtra. Traders have been demanding to liberalise these norms for a faster import of onions to India.
Pakistan's nuclear proliferation in news again amid Turkey's quest for nukes
Buried for nearly 15 years after Pakistan’s nuclear smuggler AQ Khan confessed to nuclear smuggling and illicit exports, the issue has resurfaced in recent days after Turkey’s President was reported conveying his desire for Turkey to go nuclear.
G-7 summit ends with possibilities of Iran-US president meet; Russia’s re-entry as G-8
A meeting between American and Iranian leaders if that happens would be the first since diplomatic ties were snapped in 1979.
Pakistan may remain on FATF Grey List beyond Feb 2020: Report
The FATF retained Pakistan on the Grey List and warned the country of action for its failure in combating money laundering and terror financing. The decision was taken after a five-day plenary of the FATF held in Paris in October. The Asia Pacific Group of the FATF had found serious deficiencies in Pakistan's anti-money laundering measures.
How Emmanuel Macron pulled a fast one on Donald Trump with a gamble over Iran
Conversations between U.S. President Donald Trump and other Group of Seven leaders had grown heated around the issues of Iran and particularly Russia.
Iran offers one-year multiple-entry visas to Indians
Iran has also extended the visa on arrival facility for Indian nationals to 90 days from 30.
India seeks consular access to 18 held by Iran last week
The Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps seized the ‘Stena Impero’ last Friday, after the British-flagged oil tanker allegedly collided with an Iranian fishing boat, official news agency IRNA reported earlier this week.
Ties with Iran not influenced by any third country: India
The comments by Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan in the Lok Sabha came while replying to a question on the issue.
Iran releases 9 Indians held from detained ship
Indian Embassy on Thursday got consular access to the 18 Indians who were on board Impero.
Only Iran-US tensions supporting crude oil prices; outlook bearish
The crude oil market would keep a close watch on developments in the Middle East.
No plans to set up fertilisers plant in Iran: Government to Lok Sabha
Union Chemicals and Fertilisers Minister also said in LS that currently India meets 75 pc of its fertilisers demands and imports the rest 25 per cent from various countries.
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