Opinion  /  Published 16.10.19

Mary Kom proves sporting skills are not gender-specific

Sir — The six-time gold medalist in boxing, M.C. Mary Kom, has shown, once again, that excelling in sports has little to do with one’s gender. The idea that men are “stronger” and more capable...
By The Telegraph

World  /  Published 04.02.19

Trump wants troops in Iraq to ‘watch’ Iran

President Donald Trump plans to keep US troops in Iraq to monitor and maintain pressure on neighbouring Iran, committing to a US military presence in the region’s war zones even as he moves to withd...
By Eric Schmitt and Alissa J. Rubin/NYTNS in Washington

Business  /  Published 03.01.20

Oil jumps, stocks slip on Iran cue

The rise in geo-political tensions left its mark on global oil, equity, bullion and currency markets with Brent crude jumping more than $3 and the rupee sliding 42 paise on Friday after a US air strik...
By TT Bureau in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 04.10.18

Geopolitics and Iran's sense of self

There was an undercurrent of tension in Aurangzeb’s court when news arrived of the arrival of an envoy from Iran. “The news that a Persian mission was coming caused a flutter in the Mughal Court. ...
By T. C. A. Raghavan

World  /  Published 01.10.18

Iran missiles in Syria, with message for US

Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard launched six ballistic missiles early on Monday toward eastern Syria, targeting militants it blamed for an attack on a military parade in Iran last month whil...
By AP in Tehran


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

Opinion  /  Published 13.07.19

Trump spits fire at Iran while cosying up to North Korea

As the Iranian crisis threatens to boil over, it would seem that the former British ambassador to the United States of America may not have been too far out in dismissing Donald Trump as “diplomatic...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

World  /  Published 11.07.19

Iran boats ‘tried to block UK tanker’

Three Iranian vessels tried to block a tanker passing through the Strait of Hormuz but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, the British government said on Thursday, raising the stakes i...
By Reuters in London

World  /  Published 07.07.19

Iran dares with uranium breach, warned

Iran announced on Sunday it would shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, a major breach likely to draw a tougher reaction from US President Donald Trump ...
By Reuters in Dubai

World  /  Published 07.11.18

Iranians critical of elite

More Iranians are using social media to vent anger at what they see as the corruption and extravagance of a privileged few, while the majority struggles to get by in an economy facing tighter US sanct...
By Reuters in Geneva


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