Articles tagged under: Iran

Operation Samudra Setu – INS Shardul brings back 233 to Gujarat from Iran

June 12, 2020
Operation Samudra Setu – INS Shardul brings back 233 to Gujarat from Iran

Porbandar: INS Shardul, deployed for Operation Samudra Setu, entered Porbandar harbour with 233 Indian Nationals onboard, who were earlier evacuated from Bandar Abbas port in Iran. Personnel from Indian Navy, State authorities and Police were present to receive the evacuees. All arrangements including a screening zone, a sanitisation zone, availability of ambulances and buses for transport were put in place at the port. The evacuees were disembarked and were taken for medical screening at ...Read More

INS Shardul to bring back 200 Gujarat fishermen stuck in Iran

June 08, 2020
INS Shardul to bring back 200 Gujarat fishermen stuck in Iran

Porbandar: 200 fishermen from Gujarat, stuck in Iran due to Covid-19 situation, today boarded INS Shardul of Indian Navy at Shahid Bahonar port in Bandar Abbas, to return to Porbandar as part of Operation Samudra Setu, launched by the Govt of India under third phase of Vande Bharat Mission. In second visit, INS Shardul will being back fishermen from Tamil Nadu and Kerala stuck in Iran. DeshGujaratRead More

Robust plan in place for adequate crude oil supply to Indian refineries: Petroleum ministry

April 26, 2019
Robust plan in place for adequate crude oil supply to Indian refineries: Petroleum ministry

New Delhi: Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has issued a statement on the announcement by US to discontinue the Significant Reduction Exemption to all purchases of crude oil from Iran: “The Government of India has put in place a robust plan to ensure that there is adequate supply of crude oil to Indian oil refineries from May 2019 onwards. There will be additional supplies from other major oil producing countries from different parts of the world. The Indian refineries are fully pre...Read More

In mid-sea operation off Gujarat coast, nine Iranian drug smugglers held, 100 kgs of contraband sent by a Pakistani seized from their boat

March 27, 2019
In mid-sea operation off Gujarat coast, nine Iranian drug smugglers held, 100 kgs of contraband sent by a Pakistani seized from their boat

Porbandar: Nine Iranian nationals were held in a mid-sea operation off Porbandar coast of Gujarat by Anti Terrorist Squad(ATS) Gujarat with assistance of Marine Task Force and Indian Coast Guard. They revealed one Pakistani national namely Hamid Malek had sent the consignment which was loaded in Iranian boa off Gwadar port of Pakistan. ATS officers have also identified the receiver of consignment. The smugglers were carrying 100 kgs of contraband in boat. The first of its kind of operation laste...Read More

Suspicious Iranian Ship nabbed by Coast Guard off Gujarat coast

December 08, 2018
Suspicious Iranian Ship nabbed by Coast Guard off Gujarat coast

Bhuj:The Indian coast-guard have nabbed a suspicious looking Iranian ship in the sea off Gujarat coast. Highly placed sources said that the vessel with containers on it was named 'Negar' and had gone towards African coast in the Indian ocean. It was taken under control by the coast guard yesterday and was brought to Kandla for investigation and search. Officers from Narcotics Control Bureau, DRI and some other agencies apart from the coast guard were involved in the se...Read More

Iran President to visit India

February 15, 2018
Iran President to visit India

New Delhi: Iran President Hassan Rouhani will be on state visit to India at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from February 15-17, 2018, said the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). During his visit, both sides would review the progress achieved in bilateral relations and also exchange views on regional and international issues of mutual interest, added MEA.Read More

India hopeful operations at Chabahar Port will start by 2018: Gadkari

August 06, 2017
India hopeful operations at Chabahar Port will start by 2018: Gadkari

New Delhi: The Minister for Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Shri Nitin Gadkari has said that the government is keen on developing Chabahar Port in Iran and is hopeful of starting operations by 2018. Shri Gadkari is in Teheran today, to represent India at the taking over of office by President Hassan Rouhani for the second term. On the eve of his visit to Iran the Minister said that India and Iran have shared special ties historically. Shri Gadkari informed that civil construction wor...Read More

Gujarat govt PSU GFSC exploring possibilities of setting up plants in Iran and Congo

June 20, 2017
Gujarat govt PSU GFSC exploring possibilities of setting up plants in Iran and Congo

Ahmedabad: The Public Sector Unite Gujarat State Fertlizers and Chemicals (GSFC) today said it was exploring the possibility of setting up an ammonia-urea plant in natural gas rich Iran with an investment of around Rs 5,000 crore as natural gas is a raw material for ammonia and it is available at cheaper rate in Iran. The decision is in connection with Indo-Iran Chabahar port pact signed in 2016. GSFC is also exporing possibility for ammonia-urea plant in Congo. These details were shared by GSFC...Read More

Second container ship from Kandla arrived at Chabahar Port in Iran

June 18, 2017
Second container ship from Kandla arrived at Chabahar Port in Iran

Bhuj: The Deputy General of Sistan and Baluchistan Department of Ports and Maritime Seyed Hasan Ebrahimi announced cargo evacuation of the second container ship from India’s Kandla Port to the Chabahar Port. Fortunately, with the continued maritime transportation and regular marketing between Chabahar Port and major ports of Oman Sea and the Indian Ocean, the second container ship arrived in Chabahar Port, directly from the port of Kandla in India. Behshad ship, owned by IRISL container ...Read More

Two Iranian held at Ahmedabad airport with gold and jewelry worth 1.5 crore

March 17, 2017
Two Iranian held at Ahmedabad airport with gold and jewelry worth 1.5 crore

Ahmedabad: Two Irani nationals were caught with gold and jewelry worth Rs 1.5 crore from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International airport in Ahmedabad today. A custom official today said that the two travelers from Iran had arrived in flight number EK 540 of the Emirates Airlines. They had boarded the plane in Dubai. 'Around 3 kg of solid gold and 3 kg of jewelry mostly Italian was recovered from them,' he said adding that they were being investigated. The worth of th...Read More

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