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| 03 December, 2020, 01:42 PM IST | E-Paper



    Iran's stock market surges to record high, analysts warn of bubble

    Iran’s clerical rulers have been encouraging ordinary Iranians to invest in local stocks to boost the country’s economy.

    India exporting tea to China and Iran despite covid, border standoff

    Indian tea exports to China and Iran have taken off despite the economic...

    Pilgrims, students stuck in Iran demand immediate evacuation

    Many of them have tested positive for Covid-19 but have not been quarantined or ...

    • The multiple, different claims by a self-described group called the “Cheetahs of the Homeland” included language used by several exiled Iranian opposition organizations, as well as focused almost entirely on Iran's nuclear program, viewed by Israel as a danger to its very existence.

      The US only received support for the proposal from the Dominican Republic in the 15-member Council on Friday.Russia and China were opposed while Germany, France, the UK and eight others abstained.

      External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said of the 687 persons who arrived here today, 651 were fishermen from Tamil Nadu, while 36 others hailed from Kerala.

      Iran has issued an arrest warrant and asked Interpol for help in detaining President Donald Trump and dozens of others it believes carried out the drone strike that killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad, a local prosecutor reportedly said Monday.

      Under the India-Iran trade deal, local oil refiners used to import crude oil from the middle east nation and make payments to the designated rupee-account at Uco and IDBI. This was till the time crude oil was in the exempted list of US sanctions. These banks, in turn, use that fund to settle payment to exporters.

      Incidentally no Arab member of OIC has criticised India following last week’s developments, CAA and Kashmir. Mahathir Mohamed who was PM till recently launched a campaign against India on CAA and moves in Kashmir. Turkish President has been vocal against India on Kashmir and Delhi violence.

      Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reports indicate that the Desert Locust population is expected to move from spring breeding of Balochistan to summer breeding along India-Pakistan border. In India, more adult groups and small swarms have arrived from Pakistan in the past weeks and moved east into Rajasthan, reaching Jodhpur.

      Hossein Kazempour Ardebili had represented Iran in the global oil cartel since 2013, including during high-level talks in recent years aimed at cutting production to prop up flagging prices. He previously served as Iran's OPEC governor from 1994 to 2008.

      Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili offered little information about the convicted man, beyond giving his name as Mahmoud Mousavi Majd.

      The IDF said in a statement that the system was designed to "ensure Israel's continued naval superiority", reports Xinhua news agency. The announcement comes a month after its rival Iran revealed its Abu-Mahdi long-range cruise missiles for its navy.

      In 2017, Trump announced his decision to withdraw from the Paris deal, saying the accord would have cost America trillions of dollars, killed jobs, and hindered the oil, gas, coal and manufacturing industries. In 2018, Trump pulled out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

      Iran said that the misalignment of an air defence unit's radar system was the key "human error" that led to the accidental downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane in January.

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