STRAIT OF HORMUZ
'China's take over Gwadar port not aimed at encircling India'
Gwadar Port is at the apex of the Arabian Sea and the mouth of the Persian Gulf, and only about 400 km away from the Strait of Hormuz, a key global oil supply route.
10-15 per cent hike in fuel prices inevitable, says Crisil
The government is likely to hike retail fuel prices by 10-15 per cent, rating agency Crisil said in a report.
As Iran approaches the nuclear threshold, the only way out is to co-opt it
If the Iranian claim is correct, then it has exploited a paradox in the international non-proliferation order, which allows enrichment to 20% for civilian purposes.
US nuclear warship bears down on defiant Iran
In acts of mutual provocation, the nuclear-powered USS Abraham Lincoln sailed within sniffing distance of Iran, going through the Straits of Hormuz,that is only 21 nautical miles wide.
Balaji Shipping Lines to start Oman service from India
Balaji Shipping Lines (BSL), part of the Transworld Group of companies, said it will start their direct service to Sohar Port in Oman.
US asks Iran to cooperate with IAEA
US asked Iran to cooperate with the IAEA when their inspectors visit the country, even as Tehran threatened to close down the strategic Strait of Hormuz.
Oil price spike in January was sharper during 1981 Iran-US standoff
The cost of a barrel of crude in the US, adjusted for total disposable income, was $107.92 in Jan of this year, compared with a peak of $213.44 in the same month in 1981.
Pentagon: US Navy will remain in Gulf
The US today vowed to keep American warships deployed in the Persian Gulf, amid Iranian threats to take action if Washington moves its aircraft carrier into the region.
Crude prices to rise due to Iran tension; will affect India
India could end up paying a high price - with its heavy dependency on imported oil, huge petroleum subsidies & widening trade deficit
Gas prices escalating in US due to Iran tension
Gas prices in Texas and elsewhere in the US have jumped an average 7 cents in recent days after Iran threatened to close the Strait of Hormuz.
New sanctions on Iran pose problem for India's crude oil payments
India may face problems in making payments for crude oil it buys from Iran because of recent moves by the US to curb Tehran's nuclear programme.
Possible terror subtext in recent Gujarat drug busts
Rising pressure on drug traffickers to push surplus opium production in Afganistan — processed into heroin in Pakistan — via sea route.
Iran releases 9 Indians held from detained ship
Indian Embassy on Thursday got consular access to the 18 Indians who were on board Impero.
India-US ties have never been better: Trump to Modi
US President Donald Trump pledged ‘very big’ trade deals in manufacturing and 5G between India-US.
Gold prices may not fall in near future: Soumya Kanti Ghosh
Gold on Tuesday rose by Rs 328 to Rs 39,028 per 10 gram.
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