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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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US lifts hold on military aid to Bahrain after crackdown

The United States said Monday it was resuming security aid to Bahrain`s military forces, citing "meaningful progress" on human rights four years... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/us-lifts-hold-on-military-aid-to-bahrain-after-crackdown_1622260.html
Iranian Strait of Hormuz port plan wins US$121 million from China

CHINA has finalised a deal with Iran to finance the second phase of the plan to develop Shahid Rajaee Port in Iran's southern province of... ...

http://shippingtribune.com/iranian-strait-of-hormuz-port-plan-wins-us121-million-from-china/
Gas and low-flashpoint fuels code adopted by IMO

The new mandatory code for ships fuelled by gases or other low-flashpoint fuels was adopted by IMO's Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), when it met... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/gas-and-low-flashpoint-fuels-code-adopted-imo
New democratic stirrings

Pakistan's political scene once again shows signs of turning towards a stronger democratic direction with the emergence of Awami National Party in... ...

http://echoofindia.com/reflex-action/new-democratic-stirrings-87086
Chinese shadow looms large over Indo-Bangladesh bonhomie

New Delhi On June 6 the Dhaka Tribune, a respected and reliable Bangladeshi newspaper, carried a report which merits attention. According to it,... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a558433.html

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