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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......

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 port may give wings to India's ambitions in S Asia

Developing the Chabahar port in Iran addresses India’s geopolitical as well as economic challenges, says Jyoti Malhotra Last month, the Indian leadership woke from its ten-year slumber,......

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 straits 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

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Iran starts joint naval drill with Pakistan

Iranian state television says Iran has started a joint naval drill with the Pakistani navy east of the strategic Strait of Hormuz, through which... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/iran-starts-joint-naval-drill-with-pakistan-114040801004_1.html
Pakistani vessels at a Iranian naval drill

Iran's official news agency is reporting that Pakistani naval vessels have arrived at the southern Iranian port of Bandar Abbas for an upcoming... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/report-pakistani-vessels-at-a-iranian-naval-drill-114040600724_1.html
Navies of Iran, Pakistan to hold joint drill in Hormuz strait

DUBAI (Reuters) - The navies of Iran and Pakistan plan to hold joint military exercises in the eastern part of the Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday,... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/04/06/iran-pakistan-navy-idINDEEA3505J20140406?feedType=RSS&feedName=southAsiaNews
Oil tanker attacked in key Gulf waterway

Assailants on a speedboat near Oman opened fire on an oil tanker in a rare attack in the strategic Strait of Hormuz, a seafaring body said. In... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/oil-tanker-attacked-in-key-gulf-waterway-114033101126_1.html
Iran to build new oil terminal at Bandar Jask port

Iran is considering building a new oil terminal beyond the strategic Strait of Hormuz. The senior trade official Mr Akbar Torkan was quoted by... ...

http://logistic.steelguru.com/global/1317/iran_to_build_new_oil_terminal_at_bandar_jask_port

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