Friday, Sep 17, 2021


S Jaishankar To Attend Raisi Swearing-in, Fresh Start to India-Iran Ties?

Aug 03, 2021 Seema Guha

Jaishankar was in Tehran last month and was one of the first foreign leaders to have met with President-elect Ebrahim Raisi ahead of his swearing-in on August 5.

US-Iran To Resume Indirect Talks In Vienna Next Week: US Official

Apr 10, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

US officials also said that a meeting held this week through the European Union, China, and Russia had a positive impact.

US, Iran To Begin Indirect Dialogue With World Powers On Nuclear Programmes

President Joe Biden has said rejoining the agreement is a priority for his administration after Trump pulled the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal in 2018

‘You Can’t Act With Impunity. Be Careful’: Joe Biden’s Message To Iran

Feb 27, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

US President Joe Biden issued the warning just hours after the US launched an airstrike in Syria, killing one militant and wounding several others.

US Launches Airstrikes On Facilities In Syria Backed By Iran Militia

The airstrike was the first military action undertaken by the Biden administration which emphasized its intent to put more focus on the challenges posed by China, even as Mideast threats persist.

27 January, 2021

Israeli Military Chief Warns Of Plans To Strike Iran; Urges US Against Rejoining Nuclear Deal

Associated Press (AP)

Joe Biden has said he will seek to revive the Iran Nuclear deal, which the Trump administration withdrew from in 2018, with some changes.

05 January, 2021

Will Make Efforts To Strengthen And Save Iran Nuclear Deal: European Union

Associated Press (AP)

The statement comes in the backdrop of Iran declaring that it will increase Uranium levels at its Fordo nuclear facility by up to 20 percent

20 November, 2020

US General Says IS In Iraq And Syria Still Long-Term Threat

Associated Press (AP)

The US has led an effort to militarily defeat the extremist group in both countries

11 November, 2020

US President-Elect Biden Speaks To Leaders Of France, Germany, Ireland, UK

They discussed cooperating on global challenges like Covid-19, global health security, climate change, human rights, global economic recovery.

27 October, 2020

Iran Accuses US Of Displacing 37 Million People, Urges UN To Unite Against Its Unilateral Action


Iran’s foreign minister in his speech for the 75th anniversary of the United Nations said, “It's time to change tack -- saving American blood and treasure and sparing the world from further misery.”

01 October, 2020

Ahead Of Polls, Trump’s ‘Toxic Present’ To The UN

Talmiz Ahmad

Amidst several electoral setbacks, the US president pursues fresh sanctions on Iran.

21 August, 2020

US Has No Right To Demand Restoration Of UN Sanctions, Says Iran

Associated Press (AP)

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo officially informed the UN it is demanding the restoration of all UN sanctions on Iran, but allies and opponents declared the US action illegal and doomed to failure.

21 August, 2020

US Triggers 'Snapback' Of UN Sanctions On Iran: What Does It Mean?


US President Donald Trump had in May 2018 pulled the US out of the 2015 landmark nuclear deal with Iran, an Obama-era accord which he has repeatedly criticised as 'disastrous', and re-imposed sanctions.

22 April, 2020

Destroy Any Iranian Gunboat Harassing Our Ships, Donald Trump Tells US Navy

Associated Press (AP)

Shortly before Trump's tweet, Iran's Revolutionary Guard said it had put the Islamic Republic's first military satellite into orbit, dramatically unveiling what experts described as a secret space program.

18 January, 2020

'Make Iran Great Again': Donald Trump Tells Iranian Leaders To 'Abandon Terror'

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier, Trump had warned Iran's Supreme Leader to be 'very careful with his words'.

15 January, 2020

'Soleimani Was Single Biggest Threat To ISIS': Iranian Foreign Minister At Raisina Dialogue

Outlook Web Bureau

Javad Zarif said the killing of General Soleimani shows ignorance and arrogance of the US.

15 January, 2020

India Isn’t Disruptive, Is Decider Rather Than Abstainer: S Jaishankar


"There was a time when we spoke more than what we did. It is changing now," Union minister S Jaishankar said.

13 January, 2020

Iran Says De-escalation 'Only Solution' To Crisis After It Shot Down Ukrainian Plane By 'Mistake'


In a meeting between Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and the emir of Qatar, both sides agreed de-escalation is the "only solution" to the regional crisis.

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Children suffering from viral fever rest on cots at a house at Pinahat in Agra.

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Union Minister for Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia addresses a press conference on announcement of PLI scheme for Drones and Drone Components, at NMC in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri (C) launches the Book “Modi Stole My Mask", authired by Amit Bagaria (L) and Savid Rodrgues (R), in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Vijay Verma

President Ram Nath Kovind being welcomed by Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on his arrival at Annadale, in Shimla.

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A man stands near a partially submerged vehicle due to waterlogging following heavy rains in Lucknow.

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Crypto Is Here, Where Are India’s Checks And Balances?

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Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu

Why School In ‘The Cloud’ Will Be Our New Normal

We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.

Sep 12, 2021 Sugata Mitra