Archive for the ‘India’ Category

Indian Tycoon Ambani Sets Sights on Africa With Telecom Venture

Via Bloomberg, a report on India’s Reliance interest in Africa: Unit of Reliance helps build Ghana-based mobile provider Will provide support to launch 5G broadband services Asia’s richest man Mukesh Ambani is set to enter Africa with a telecom venture, seeking to win mobile broadband customers in a high-growth market. Radisys Corp., a unit of Ambani-controlled Reliance Industries […]

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India, Iran, and the Taliban’s Gamble on Chabahar 

Via The Diplomat, an article on India, Iran, and the Taliban’s gamble on Chabahar: India is trying to breathe life into Iran’s long delayed Chabahar port. India Ports Global Limited (IPGL) and the Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran signed a 10-year deal on May 13 that allows New Delhi to develop and operate the Iranian port […]

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With Iran Port Deal, India To Expand Central Asia Trade, Counter China

Via Nikkei Asia, an article on India’s efforts to expand Central Asian trade while countering China via its Chabahar Port agreement: India’s signing of a 10-year contract this month to develop and operate the strategic Iranian port of Chabahar — which is seen as a gateway to landlocked Afghanistan and energy-rich Central Asia — could […]

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India Backs Port Deal with Iran After US Caution

Via BBC, an article on India’s urging of the U.S. not to take a “narrow view” of its port agreement with Iran, a day after Washington warned that countries doing business deals with Tehran risked sanctions: On Monday, India signed a 10-year deal with Iran to develop the strategically important Chabahar port. The US said any country […]

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India’s Greatest Export: Curry

Via Nikkei Asia, a look at the global curry trail across continents where variations of the traditional Tamil dish have conquered the culinary world: Curries vary by type and flavor not only from country to country, but from home to home. (All photos by Meenakshi J) “This Jaffna curry powder is freshly prepared,” said the […]

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India Inks 10-Year Deal To Operate Iran’s Chabahar Port

Via Dawn, an article on India’s 10-year contract with Iran on Monday to develop and operate the Iranian port of Chabahar, strengthening relations with a strategic Middle Eastern nation: India has been developing the port in Chabahar on Iran’s south-eastern coast along the Gulf of Oman as a way to transport goods to Iran, Afghanistan […]

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