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'Shah is a Persian word, BJP should consider changing Amit Shah's name': Historian Irfan Habib takes jibe at party's name-changing spree

"Shah is a Persian word. And it is not derived from Sanskrit. They should first change his name before renaming cities," said professor Irfan Habib.
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Persian Gulf veteran's family receives precedent-setting Memorial Cross

The family of one of Canada's 4,500 Persian Gulf veterans was awarded the Memorial Cross on Remembrance Day, in recognition that the brain cancer that caused his death was related to his military..
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What sanctions? Oil sinks into bear market [Video]What sanctions? Oil sinks into bear market  01:00

Oil prices fell to multi-month lows on Friday as global supply increased and investors worried about the impact on fuel demand of lower economic growth and trade disputes. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Stocks Dip As Fed Keeps Interest Rate Steady [Video]Stocks Dip As Fed Keeps Interest Rate Steady  00:35

Stocks fell lower Thursday, as the Federal Reserve left its benchmark interest rate unchanged. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was mostly flat, and the S&P 500 was down 0.25%. According to Business..

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Opinion: Trump Will Exit Global Stage To Deal With Threats At Home [Video]Opinion: Trump Will Exit Global Stage To Deal With Threats At Home  00:48

In an opinion piece for CNN, Diplomatic Editor Nic Robertson argues President Donald Trump has his work cut out for him. Now that Democrats are the House majority, Trump will face fights at home that..

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Iran Says Actions Taken to Continue Trade After U.S. Sanctions [Video]Iran Says Actions Taken to Continue Trade After U.S. Sanctions  00:34

According to Reuters, Iran on Monday said that it has taken necessary banking measures to continue trade with its partners after the United States reimposed sanctions on Tehran’s energy and financial..

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Stocks Show Little Change Ahead Of U.S. Midterms [Video]Stocks Show Little Change Ahead Of U.S. Midterms  00:38

According to Reuters, An index of stocks on major markets were flat on Monday, following four days of a bounce-back from a 14-month low, ahead of a key vote to define the power balance in Washington..

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President Says Iran Will President Says Iran Will "Proudly Break" Sanctions  00:38

President Says Iran Will "Proudly Break" Sanctions

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Amit Shah's name of Persian roots, BJP should rename him: Irfan Habib

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Can India do a EU to tackle US sanctions against Iran?

Was getting a waiver for US sanctions against Iran the best option or could India have looked at a more lasting solution like the European Union's (EU) legislation against it? Most experts say a law..
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Shah is a Persian word, change leaders name first says Historian Irfan Habib

Historian Irfan Habib on Sunday responded to the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) name changing spree and said that the party should change names of their members first. 
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'BJP should change Amit Shah's name because of its Persian origin'

BJP should first change Amit Shah' Historian Irfan Habib on name-changing spree
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Spin-off from Sri Lanka

Even though the Sri Lankan cricket side is becoming progressively less relevant due to a string of poor performances, the country appears to be on the path of greater strategic significance. The run of..
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Tipu Jayanti: CM HD Kumaraswamy will not attend function due to ill health; Karnataka on high alert

A day ahead of 'Tipu Jayanti', the BJP Friday staged protests against Karnataka government-sponsored celebrations for the birth anniversary of the controversial 18th century ruler of erstwhile Mysore..
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Iran sanctions: Trump defends decision to grant exemptions to India and others

Defending his decision to give temporary exemptions to eight countries,* including India and China, from the ban on Iranian oil imports*, US President Donald Trump has said it was done so to keep..
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It's official: India, China amongst those exempted from Iran oil sanctions

The US has told various countries, including India, to cut oil imports from the Persian Gulf nation to "zero" by November 4 or face sanctions.
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Iran waiver conditions an exports bonanza for India

US economic sanctions against the Persian Gulf nation comes into force today.
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Credit to PM Modi's leadership: Pradhan on US decision to let India keep buying oil from Iran despite sanctions

The US administration has allowed India and other seven countries to keep importing oil from Iran, despite its reimposition of crippling sanctions on the Persian Gulf nation from November 5.
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US sanctions: Govt says enough oil supplies, but sentiment hurting price

Refusing to say if India has sought a waiver of sanctions from the US as to continue purchasing crude oil from Iran, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said he has articulated the country's position on..
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Centre reworking Chabahar deal as US sanctions loom

The looming US sanctions on Iran has put the deal for Chabahar port between India and Iran on the fast-track. The two countries are working on amending the clause that mandates activation of the..
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Trump vows to 'take care' of countries buying oil from Iran, keeps suspense about possible CAATSA waiver for India

 President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that India "will soon find out" about his decision on the punitive CAATSA sanctions after India signe*d a USD 5 billion deal to purchase the much-vaunted..
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'Guided by national interest', India to buy Iranian oil in November despite US sanctions, says Pradhan

 Oil Minister *Dharmendra Pradhan Monday said two state refiners *have placed orders for importing crude oil from Iran in November, the month when US sanctions on Iranian oil purchases take..
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Tajikistan 1 Korea Republic 1 (p. 7-6): Goalkeeper Mukhriddin the hero again as Persian Lions reach final

tajikistan 1 korea republic 1 (p. 7-6): goalkeeper mukhriddin the hero again as persian lions reach final
Tajikistan again rode their luck, this time holding Korea Republic to a draw before winning their semi-final AFC U-16 Championship tie on penalties.
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India, Uzbekistan scale up cooperation, ink 17 pacts

India and Uzbekistan decided to scale up bilateral cooperation by signing 17 pacts, in key areas of defence, counter-terrorism, agriculture, science and technology, etc. Prime Minister Narendra Modi..
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Revisiting the bhakti of Ibrahim Adil Shah II

What does the Adil Shahi dynasty of Bijapur, a scholarly treatise in praise of Lord Ganesh and Goddess Saraswati have in common? They come together in a concert in Mumbai on Sunday in the form of rare..
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India should reduce or stop crude oil import from Iran: Moody's

India is the second largest buyer of Iranian crude after China, accounting for about 30 percent of total crude exports from the Persian Gulf nation during April-August 2018.
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