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Iran announces an emergency shutdown of its sole nuclear power plant

21 Jun 2021 9:42 AM GMT
Iran’s sole nuclear power plant has undergone an unexplained temporary emergency shutdown.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh’s meeting with Iran’s Minister of Defence and Armed Forces Logistics

6 Sep 2020 9:06 AM GMT

Minister of Defence of India Rajnath Singh held a bilateral meeting on 5th September 2020 with Iran’s Minister of Defence and Armed Forces Logistics, Brigadier General Amir Hatami, at the latter’s request. He was on a transit halt in Tehran enroute from Moscow to New Delhi. The meeting between the two Ministers took place in […]

275 Indian nationals evacuated from Iran reach Army wellness facility Jodhpur

29 March 2020 6:41 AM GMT

As per the procedure,  preliminary screening of the evacuees upon arrival was conducted at Jodhpur airport by the Medical teams from Civil Administration and Army. Thereafter, they were moved to the Army Wellness Facility at Jodhpur. The Army authorities as part of Op Namaste, have created Army Wellness Facilities which comprises of all amenities and […]

Army wellness facility Jodhpur recieves evacuees from Iran

25 March 2020 10:06 AM GMT

People arrived at Jodhpur from Iran 277 evacuees from Iran arrived at Jodhpur Airport on Wednesday and were shifted to the Army Wellness Facility established in Jodhpur Military Station after the preliminary screening at the airport upon arrival. All passengers are tested negative by ICMR team. The passengers arrived from Tehran includes 273 pilgrims (Including […]

234 Indians evacuated from Iran land in Mumbai

15 March 2020 3:19 AM GMT

234 Indians evacuated from Cronavirus affected Iran have landed in Mumbai. In a tweet, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said, out of 234 people, 131 are students and 103 pilgrims. Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar thanked the Iranian authorities for facilitating the evacuations of Indians. He also thanked Indian Ambassador and other officials in their efforts.Iran is […]

India to set up lab in Iran to test citizens for coronavirus before evacuation

5 March 2020 3:08 AM GMT

India is preparing to set up a make-shift laboratory in Iran to test 1,200 of its citizens stuck in the country before evacuating them, officials said on Wednesday. Those stranded in Iran are mostly students and pilgrims. Four scientists from the Indian Council of Medical Research have reached Tehran, the Iranian capital, with equipment and […]

US announces new sanctions on Iran after missile strikes

11 Jan 2020 8:19 AM GMT

The Trump administration on Friday announced a new wave of sanctions on Iran following this week’s missile strikes by the Islamic Republic on U.S. bases in Iraq. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the new sanctions will target eight senior Iranian officials involved in “destabilising” activities in the Middle East as well as Tuesday’s missile […]

Flight 752 crash: US and its allies believe missiles fired by Iran, downed passenger jet near Tehran airport

10 Jan 2020 3:30 AM GMT

American and allied officials said on Thursday that they had intelligence that missiles fired by Iranian military forces were responsible for the downing of a Ukrainian jetliner in Iran and the deaths of all aboard this week in Iran, most likely by accident. The disclosures suggested that the deaths were a consequence of the heightened […]

Iran state media: 80 ‘American terrorists’ killed in dozen missile attacks

8 Jan 2020 7:48 AM GMT

Iranian state television said on Wednesday that at least 80 “American terrorists” were killed in attacks involving 15 missiles Tehran launched on U.S. targets in Iraq, adding that none of the missiles were intercepted. A senior Revolutionary Guards source, also said Iran had 100 other targets in the region in its sights if Washington took […]

Iran launches missile strikes against the US in Iraq

8 Jan 2020 2:57 AM GMT

After the killing of General Qassem Soleimani last week, Iran attacked two American bases in Iraq with a barrage of missiles early Wednesday. “The fierce revenge by the Revolutionary Guards has begun,” Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said in a statement, said sources The attack comes hours after the Soleimani’s remains were returned to his […]

Iran: 36 killed in protests against fuel price hike

18 Nov 2019 10:51 AM GMT

At least 36 people have died since protests took place over the fuel price hike. On Sunday, Iran’s Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei backed the government’s decision to hike fuel prices despite ongoing protests in the country. “I am not an expert in this field, but I had asserted before that I would back whatever […]

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