India and Iran signed nine agreements on Saturday, including in areas such as double taxation avoidance, extradition, agriculture and traditional medicine. The Indian move will hugely help the Iranian economy as it will draw in more Indian investment into Iran. But more important than geographical boundaries was the influence of the Cold War.
Prime Minister Modi said India & Iran believe in peace & cooperation.
The India-Iran joint statement released after the Modi-Rouhani talks said "India conveyed its readiness to support the development of Chabahar- Zahedan Rail line", that will aid the transport of goods right up to the Afghan border.
He addressed a meeting of Iranians settled in Hyderabad on Friday evening before leaving for New Delhi.
He also expressed India-Iran's wish to see Afghanistan "safe and prosper". During his visit, both Iran and India will review the progress achieved in bilateral relations and also exchange views on regional and worldwide issues of mutual interest.
Addressing a large congregation of Muslims at the historic Mecca Masjid, Dr. Rouhani, said "Iran is a country which is rich in oil, gas and energy".
The Iranian President called for explaining how the Islam does not merely focus on issues of individual or family but it has the power to manage a society, politics, global relations, judicial issues, and social affairs.
India is trying to develop the port of Chabahar on Iran's east coast as a way to gain access to the markets of Central Asia as well as Afghanistan by bypassing Pakistan.
This file photo shows former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam (3rd-L) and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Khatami at India's Republic Day parade in 2003.
The two leaders also reaffirmed their commitment to supporting the Intergovernmental Negotiations (IGN) for comprehensive reform of the UN Security Council.
Earlier in the day, Iran President Hassan Rouhani was today accorded a Ceremonial Reception at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.
About 200 remaining Purdue salespeople will focus on promoting the company's drug to treat opioid-induced constipation, Symproic. He said Purdue's decision is helpful, but it won't make a major difference unless other opioid drug companies do the same.
Australia captain David Warner credited the Big Bash League for his team's dominance in the shortest form of the game. However, that brought the in-form Glenn Maxwell in the middle who continued the good work done by Lynn.
On February 14, a gunman entered shot dead 17 people in a Florida high school. "My friends are dead", one student said. Florida already allows people to buy firearms without a permit or license, and does not require guns to be registered.
According to Delhi Police, Ariz Khan alias Junaid, is an "expert bomb maker, conspirator, and executioner". The Delhi Police's special cell arrested top Indian Mujahideen militant Ariz Khan from Nepal on Tuesday.
According to initial reports, Jahangir was shifted to a hospital after she complained of chest pain where she breathed her last. Pakistani media reported that the 66-year-old had also been under treatment for cancer for many years.
Their sweeping tax overhaul bill approved in December will add an estimated $1.5 trillion to the national debt over 10 years. Paul's protest forced Congress to miss a midnight deadline for passing a funding measure to keep the government operating.
Our extrapolation assumes that sea level continues to change in the future as it has over the last 25 years. Satellite data revealed that the acceleration stems from melting ice in Greenland and Antarctica .
They confirmed the obstacles in Iraq are not restricted to reconstructing the areas affected from the war on terror. Iraqi forces, aided by Iranian-backed Shiite militias and a USA -led coalition, recaptured the city in July 2017.
Experts said that people who ate quickly did not allow time for the brain to read cues from the gut that it was no longer empty. Reducing the eating speed also seems to act as a protective factor against non-communicable disease like type 2 diabetes .
Anfernee McLemore: Stretchered off with leg injury
As a team, Auburn grabbed 15 offensive rebounds in the second half and outrebounded the Gamecocks, 30-17, after halftime. McLemore will fly back with the team Saturday night and is expected to have surgery on his ankle Sunday morning.
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Woman crawls into x-ray machine to protect her handbag
She was apparently concerned about leaving her handbag unattended in the scanner, so went in after it, the report said. The CCTV footage shows that she placed her purse on the conveyor belt before she climbed on it herself.
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HSBC set a $80.00 target price on Exxon Mobil and gave the company a "sell" rating in a research report on Thursday, January 18th. Genesee Valley Trust Company increased Fpa New Income (FPNIX) stake by 1.13 million shares to 5.45M valued at $54.80M in 2017Q3.
Saratov Airlines plane crashes near Moscow, 71 people dead
Another Russian operator that uses the plane, Angara, based in Irkutsk in eastern Siberia, said it will keep flying them. Instead of taking warning, he boarded the tragic jet liner and was killed when the AN-148 plane "exploded" in mid-air.
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Trudeau indicated his government was in no rush to deal with amnesty ahead of when the new legal cannabis regime takes effect. Trudeau promoted his country's fast-track employment permit for certain workers, dubbed the "global skills strategy visa".
NI Weather: Warning for heavy rain then snow and ice
The Status Yellow rain warning applies to Connacht, Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal for 24 hours to Just before midnight Saturday. THE COUNTRY IS facing a wet and windy weekend, as Met Éireann has issued three separate weather warnings.