Forget about the Iranian presidential elections on 18 June. Actually don’t completely dismiss them. They do have some importance. The key one being how many actually turn out to vote. If the figure is low—as expected—then the regime knows that it is in trouble.
Kathmandu/New Delhi/IBNS: Nepal has raised the delay in the supply of Covid-19 vaccine jabs with India, said media reports.
New Delhi/UNI: In an yet another attack on the Narendra Modi government over reports of Iran dropping India from the Chabahar Rail project, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said India’s global strategy is in tatters and it is losing power and respect everywhere.
Thoothukudi/UNI: Indian Navy repatriated 687 Indian Nationals to VOC Port here after they have been stranded in Iran owing to Coronavirus-related travel restrictions.
Tehran/IBNS: Iran has issued an arrest warrant and sought the help of Interpol to detain US President Donald Trump and dozens of others on the charges of killing Gen Qassem Soleimani in a drone strike in January last, an AP report said.
New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the impact of Coronavirus on various sectors, the south and southwest Asia are staring at a locust invasion which is potent to bring an adverse effect in agriculture.
Leh/UNI: The last batch of 310 pilgrims, who were stranded in Iran amid lockdown to curtail spread of COVID-19, arrived in Leh in a special flight on Sunday.
Gurugram/IBNS: Aviation major SpiceJet operated a special flight from Delhi to Jodhpur on Sunday for 136 Indian nationals evacuated from COVID-19 hit Iran who have been taken to a Government quarantine facility in the city.
Jaisalmer/UNI: A total of 484 Indians, brought back from coronavirus-hit Iran, have tested negative for the disease, Army sources sad here on Monday.
New Delhi/UNI: As India intensified efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19, Ministry of External Affairs(MEA) on Thursday announced further strengthening of its 24x7 control rooms to ensure smooth coordination and redressal of specific queries from the people.
Mumbai/IBNS: The Indian government is drawing a lot of praise for its prompt response to the SOS calls of Indians stranded in foreign countries amid coronavirus outbreak.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre on Wednesday informed that 276 Indians have been infected with the deadly Novel Coronavirus abroad with most of them staying in Iran followed by UAE and Italy, media reports said.
New Delhi/IBNS: Days after Iran threatened to isolate India in the Islamic world over the violence in Delhi, the country's President Hassan Rouhani wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking help to fight coronavirus epidemic which has so far infected 12,729 people and killed 611 people in Iran.
Jaisalmer/UNI: As many as 236 Indian nationals, who were evacuated from coronavirus-hit Iran, reached Indian Army Quarantine facility established at Jaisalmer in Rajasthan on Sunday.
New Delhi/IBNS: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday said the government is focussing on bringing back Indians stranded in coronavirus-stricken Italy and Iran after screening them for the infection.