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16 Foreign Diplomats likely to visit Jammu & Kashmir for a 2-day trip

As per media reports, 16 foreign diplomats representing countries from different regions of the world will be on a two day trip to the newly formed union territory of India- Jammu & Kashmir, starting on Thursday, January 09, 2020. The visit is regarded as to see the first-hand efforts made by the Government of India ..

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Iran discovers new oil field with 53 Bn barrels of reserves

Iran has discovered a new oilfield with 53 billion barrels of crude oil in Khuzestan province, home to Iran’s Khuzestan’s crucial oil industry. The announcement however did not reveal how much oil could be produced from the reservoir but the find could boost country’s battered economy amid stringent US sanctions. Key Highlights of Discovery The ..

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World’s oldest known natural pearl discovered on Abu Dhabi Island

The oldest known natural pearl in the world was discovered recently off the coast of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) by Abu Dhabi archaeologists working at a Neolithic site on Marawah Island. It has been dubbed as ‘Abu Dhabi Pearl’. It was discovered in soil layers that have been radiocarbon dated to 5,800-5,600 BCE, ..

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PM Modi awarded UAE’s Highest Civilian Award

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was honored with the Order of Zayed which is the highest civilian award of the United Arab Emirates. He was awarded by the Crown Prince of UAE Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on 24th August, 2019. Currently, PM Modi is on the second leg of his three-nation international tour to ..

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Operation Sentinel

The United States has announced that the US Central Command (CENTCOM) is developing a multinational maritime, codenamed Operation Sentinel to increase surveillance and security in key waterways in the Middle East. Securing the Navigation The Middle East especially Arabian Gulf Region has become a bone of contention due to the US-Iran tensions. The US is ..

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