Iran Current Affairs - 2020

E-Auction Portal launched for Kashmir Saffron

In order to promote the trading of GI-tagged Kashmir Saffron, the Department of Agriculture operating under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare has created an e-auction portal in collaboration with NSE-IT. The Department has created the portal under the aegis of India International Kashmir Saffron Trading Centre. Highlights The main aim of the portal Read More…

India dropped from Construction of Chabahar-Zahedan Rail Project following Delays in Funding for the Project

The Iran Government has decided to drop India from the construction of the Chabahar Port-Zahedan Railway Line Project and now will be proceeding with the construction of the Project on its own. This was informed by the Transport and Urban Development Minister of Iran during the inauguration of the Chabahar Port-Zahedan railway track laying process Read More…

Indian Navy Completes ‘Operation Samudra Setu’ by bringing 3,992 Indian Citizens back to Homeland

‘Samudra Setu’ meaning ‘Sea Bridge’, In an effort to repatriate Indian Citizens from overseas, the Operation Samudra Setu was launched on 5th May 2020 by the Indian Navy. The Operation Samudra Setu lasted over 55 days in which 3,992 Indian Citizens were brought back to their homeland by the sea route by the Indian Navy. Read More…

Israel successfully launched its Intelligence Satellite Ofek-16 into LEO

On 6th July 2020, from Central Israel’s Palmachim Airbase Israel has successfully launched its intelligence satellite ‘Ofek-16’ into the Low Earth Orbit (LEO). This is the 12th Satellite launched by Israel under its Ofek family of satellites. The Ofek-16 Satellite was launched as a payload of the rocket- Shavit 2. Ofek-16 Satellite Ofek-16 is an Read More…

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Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to set up Permanent Base in the Indian Ocean

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has announced that it will set up its permanent military base in the Indian ocean by March next year. The announcement was made by Alireza Tangsiri on 23rd June 2020. Alireza Tangsiri is the Navy Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. The Navy Commander informed that the move of Read More…