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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......

After the Obama visit: India, the Swing State

'As in the Panchatantra tale of the cat and the monkeys, it is possible for the clever swing State to play off the two competing powers,' argues Rajeev Srinivasan. It was a single phrase that......

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......

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......
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Pakistan says considering Saudi request for troops for Yemen

ADEN/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia and Gulf region allies launched military operations including air strikes in Yemen on Thursday, officials... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/saudi-arabia-allies-launch-air-campaign-yemen-against-010433936.html
Yemen Huthi advance raises fears over key waterway

Aden: As they advance south, Yemen`s Iran-linked Huthi militiamen are moving within striking distance of the strategic Bab al-Mandab strait, a... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/yemen-huthi-advance-raises-fears-over-key-waterway_1566516.html
India should play bigger role in South China Sea, says Singapore

India's involvement in the region could give Southeast Asian nations a further buffer against China as that country seeks to enforce its claims to... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/5byvMqe44BUoCauncMigBM/India-should-play-bigger-role-in-South-China-Sea-says-Singa.html#nav=latest_news
Analysts

Dubai: Torn between a north controlled by Shiite rebels and a south dominated by the embattled president`s allies, Yemen is mired in a proxy war... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/torn-yemen-bleeds-in-saudi-iran-proxy-war-analysts_1562613.html
Stringing up our own Sagar Mala

12:06 am Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka forcefully underscores the importance of the Indian Ocean for... ...

http://www.freepressjournal.in/stringing-up-our-own-sagar-mala/

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