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India annuls Israeli missile deal in favor of domestic alternative… again?

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India has reportedly canceled its $500 million contract for Israeli anti-tank missiles after the country’s defense manufacturing sector conducted successful tests and promised to deliver an indigenous alternative within two years. Following a series of successful trials of the man-portable anti-tank guided missile (MPATGM) by the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), India has notified Read More

Exclusive: Dirty oil crisis over for Russia, but contagion felt on high seas

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MOSCOW/LONDON (Reuters) – In the opinion of Russian officials, the oil contamination crisis that disrupted flows from the world’s second-largest exporter of crude this spring is long over. FILE PHOTO: An oil storage tank of Russian oil pipeline monopoly Transneft is pictured at the Baltic Sea port of Ust-Luga, Russia February 26, 2018. REUTERS/Vladimir Soldatkin/File Read More

Trump threatens to lessen US security role in Strait of Hormuz, unveils sanctions

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Highlights In tweet, Trump signals change to 40-year-old maritime security doctrine Analyst sees move as a negotiating tactic amid heightened US-Iran tensions US unveils new sanctions on Iranian leaders following attacks on drone, tankers Washington — Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now President Donald Trump signaled Monday Read More

Trump threatens to lessen US security role in Strait of Hormuz

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Washington — President Donald Trump signaled Monday that the US may lessen its role in the Strait of Hormuz as domestic oil and gas output grows and US energy imports from the Middle East decline. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now “China gets 91% of its Oil Read More

Trump warns of more Iran sanctions with fewer targets remaining

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By Saleha Mohsin and Ladane Nasseri on 6/24/2019 WASHINGTON and DUBAI (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump is threatening Iran with additional sanctions on Monday, but there’s not much left for the U.S. to target because most of the Islamic Republic’s economy has been crippled by earlier penalties. The U.S. is already sanctioning significant sectors including Read More

Indian hero pilot’s facial hair must be declared ‘national mustache’ – Congress leader

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Viral sensation and national hero, Indian Air Force (AIF) pilot Abhinandan Varthaman, is back in the headlines after the leader of the Indian National Congress called for his facial hair to be declared the ‘national mustache.’ “Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman should be awarded and his moustache should be made ‘national moustache,’” Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, leader Read More

Water shortage could cut India’s food exports, minister warns

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A water shortage could cut food exports from India, which has emerged as a leading supplier of a number of food products to the world, the water resources minister warned on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A man walks through the dried-up Puzhal reservoir, on the outskirts in Chennai, India, June 20, 2019. Read More

Monsoon covers half of India, to accelerate crop sowing

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MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s annual monsoon rains have covered nearly half of the country and conditions are favorable for further advancement into the central and western parts this week, a weather department official said on Monday. The monsoon’s progress will help farmers to accelerate sowing of summer-sown crops, which has been lagging due to a Read More

Indian builders woo buyers with cleaner, greener, ‘smart’ homes

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BENGALURU (Reuters) – When Arkesh Mishra, 33, and his wife Anasuya scouted for a new home in India’s tech hub of Bengaluru this year it was not the old real estate adage of “location, location, location” that was their main consideration – it was “peace of mind”. FILE PHOTO: High-rise residential buildings are seen in Read More

India’s monsoon rains cover half of the country: weather department official

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MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s annual monsoon rains have covered nearly half of the country and conditions are favorable for further advancement into the central and western parts this week, a weather department official said on Monday. The monsoon’s progress will help farmers to accelerate sowing of summer-sown crops, which has been lagging due to a Read More