World  /  Published 26.07.19

US plays down Iran test

Iran fired a Shahab-3 medium-range missile on Wednesday, a US military official said, playing it down by saying that it did not pose a threat to American or other western shipping or military bases in...
By Eric Schmitt and David E. Sanger/ NYTNS in Washington

World  /  Published 19.07.19

Iran says it has seized British tanker

Iran said on Friday that it had seized a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf, and the tanker’s owner said it had lost contact with the vessel as it appeared to be heading towards Iran. The Britis...
By New York Times News Service in London

World  /  Published 22.06.19

Trump aborts strike against Iran

President Donald Trump said on Friday morning that the US military had been “cocked and loaded” for a strike against Iran on Thursday night, but that he called it off with 10 minutes to spare when...
By Michael D. Shear, Helene Cooper and Eric Schmitt/ New York Times News Service in Washington

World  /  Published 11.01.20

US failed to kill 2nd military official

The American military unsuccessfully tried to kill a senior Iranian military official in Yemen on the same day a drone strike killed Major General Qassem Soleimani, Iran’s most powerful commander, a...
By Eric Schmitt, Edward Wong and Julian E. Barnes/ New York Times News Service in Washington

World  /  Published 17.06.19

Iran threat to violate nuclear deal

Iran announced on Monday that it would soon violate a central element of the landmark 2015 nuclear deal, which the US withdrew from last year, unless it received assurances that Europe will combat pun...
By Megan Specia and Edward Wong/ New York Times News Service in London

India  /  Published 18.03.20

Army reports first coronavirus case, halts hiring

The Indian Army reported its first case of the coronavirus with a 34-year-old soldier from the Ladakh Scouts regiment testing positive for the infection in Leh, army sources said on Wednesday.The sold...
By PTI in Leh

India  /  Published 18.03.20

255 Indians infected in Iran, government confirms

The government on Wednesday broke its silence over reports that 255 Indians who tested positive for the coronavirus are stranded in Iran, confirming in Parliament that they are among 276 infected nati...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 18.03.20

Iran reports largest spike in coronavirus as 147 more die

Iran reported its single biggest jump in deaths from the new coronavirus on Wednesday as another 147 people died, raising the country's overall death toll to 1,135.The nearly 15% spike in deaths — a...
By AP in Tehran

World  /  Published 16.03.20

Virus toll in Iran climbs as lockdowns deepen across Mideast

Iran reported another 129 fatalities from the new coronavirus on Monday, the largest one-day rise in deaths since it began battling the Middle East's worst outbreak, which has claimed more than 850 li...
By AP in Tehran

India  /  Published 16.03.20

Odisha search for co-passengers

Odisha has initiated an effort to trace fellow passengers of a researcher from Italy, who tested positive for coronavirus on Monday after traveling to Bhubaneswar by train from Delhi, a state governme...
By Agencies in New Delhi


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