February 16, 2020 8:45 pm
The United States Geological Survey gave the magnitude of the quake as 5.5. Qeshm island lies close to the Strait of Hormuz, a vital waterway through which about a fifth of the world's oil passes.
August 07, 2019 9:37 pm
Following bilateral talks, Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said he would consider how Tokyo could contribute to protecting ships in the strategic thoroughfare.
May 17, 2019 12:10 am
India’s room for manoeuvre is limited. Yet, Delhi needs a moral complement to its realpolitik in the Gulf.
March 18, 2019 11:34 am
Emigration figures dip, returning NRIs struggle to pick up the pieces.
August 27, 2018 8:45 pm
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the most senior authority in the Islamic Republic, said last month that he supports the idea that if Iran is not allowed to export oil then no country should export oil from the Gulf.
June 29, 2014 6:36 am
3 camp offices set up to facilitate exit of Indians willing to return; Sushma Swaraj to meet envoys of Gulf countries.
June 28, 2014 4:30 pm
The IAF also has its aircraft on standby and if asked, it can deploy its C17 and C-130J Super Hercules aircraft at short notice.
September 08, 2013 12:54 am
The vessel,which can carry 1,40,000 tonnes of crude,was detained by Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps in the Persian Gulf.
September 06, 2013 3:25 am
The vessel,MT Desh Shanti,with capacity to carry 1,40,000 tonnes of crude oil was seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps.
July 24, 2013 4:19 pm
The issue has snowballed into a controversy forcing Dubai authorities to pardon her.