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'US moves new forces to Persian Gulf to ward off Iran'

United States has moved more warships and fighter aircraft to the Persian Gulf to keep the strategic Straits of Hormuz open and strike deep within Iran if the stand-off over its nuclear programme......

Hindi-Japani Bhai Bhai!

'Both nations have a common problem: A rampaging, jingoistic and hostile China which is making substantial territorial claims. In the long run, Japan and India are going to be the victims of......

Why India should boldly push forward for an alliance with Japan

Japan has the capital and needs to pull out of China, which has been its major destination. India, on the other hand, desperately needs capital especially for infrastructure, argues Rajeev......

Pakistan, China sign $18 billion deal on Arabian Sea link

China and Pakistan on Friday signed eight agreements, including a whopping $18 billion deal to build a 200 km-long strategic tunnel through the rugged PoK, as the two all-weather allies sought to......

Nawaz Sharif govt has given 'good signals': India

India on Friday said the Nawaz Sharif government in Pakistan has given 'good signals" in normalising bilateral ties but cautioned against expecting "magic overnight". "With the new government (in......

Iran tension: Gas prices escalating in US

Gas prices in Texas and elsewhere in the United States have jumped an average 7 cents in recent days after Iran threatened to close the Strait of Hormuz through which 16 million barrels of oil -......

Markets drop on ICICI Bank, RIL

Benchmark share indices ended lower for the second straight session Wednesday dragged by bank shares on worries non-performing assets may rise on the back of a slowing economy and Reliance......

Markets end lower on selling, global cues

Markets ended in the red today, on cues from global peers and selling pressure in IT stocks.The Sensex after touching a low of 16,561, managed to recover some lost ground and itouch a high of......

Oil prices: Economists get it wrong again!

The spectacular rise in the oil prices since 2004 has flummoxed the world. Nothing, it would seem, explains the phenomenal rise in crude oil prices -- from a mere $30 per barrel in few years back......

The swing factor in commodity markets

Every one knows that International politics plays a key role in deciding the 'power centers' among nations and a few know that there exists a relationship between international politics and......

  People speak for strait of hormuz

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Octopus
Q. Which strait connects Red Sea and Indian Ocean?(A) Bab-el-Mandeb(B) Hormuz(C) Bosporus(D) Malacca
Octopus:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-strait-connects-red-sea-and-indian-oceana-bab-el-mande/22402378/answers/

Joseph Chacko
Q. Iran threatens to close Strait of Hormuz, the entry point to the Gulf, if sanctions are imposed on their country that can block Iranian oil exports. But U.S warns Iran that it would provoke them to take a possible Military action, if the strait is closed..... News.Suppose if a war (Gulf or World War) breaks out, what are the consequences going to be happened / affected in the World, particularly in India?..... Your views pls !
Joseph Chacko:  A. (A) Bab-el-Mandeb more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/iran-threatens-to-close-strait-of-hormuz-the-entry-point-to-/21839959/answers/22402385

Joseph Chacko
Q. where is the gateway to the Gulf of Iran
Joseph Chacko:  A. The gateway to the Gulf of Iran is Strait of Hormuz more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-is-the-gateway-to-the-gulf-of-iran/21839959/answers/12084090

Sameer
Q. In which stretch of water is Kharg Island?
Sameer:  A. also sometimes written as Khark Island) is a continental island in the Persian Gulf belonging to Iran (Persia). It is located 25 km (16 miles) off...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-which-stretch-of-water-is-kharg-island/12084028/answers/11188072

  Web results for Strait Of Hormuz
Asian Persian Gulf storage deals continue amid global oil glut

A decade of Asian strategy aimed at strengthening the bargaining power of the region's big oil importers is now helping Persian Gulf exporters... ...

http://www.shippingtribune.com/asian-persian-gulf-storage-deals-continue-amid-global-oil-glut/
INSIGHT-Sultan's absence raises worries over Oman succession

* Qaboos has no children or publicly designated heir * Analysts fear possible instability during jostle for power * Oman lacks pre-eminent... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/12/15/oman-qaboos-succession-idINL6N0TT29320141215
Britain to boost military presence in Persian Gulf

MANAMA: Britain has signed a deal with Bahrain that will bolster the United Kingdom's military presence in the island nation and give it permanent... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/britain-to-boost-military-presence-in-persian-gulf/articleshow/45398939.cms
China's submarine noose around India

Submarine game: How China is using undersea vessels to project power in India's neighbourhood Click here to Enlarge Four decades after the 1971... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/china-submarine-noose-using-undersea-vessels-to-project-power-in-india/1/405191.html
World oil transit chokepoints critical to global energy security

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration analysis based on Lloyd's List Intelligence, Panama Canal Authority, Eastern Bloc Research, Suez... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/world-oil-transit-chokepoints-critical-global-energy-security

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