CAIRO: A Panamanian-flagged tanker carrying crude oil bound for India was struck with a missile in the Red Sea, the US State Department said on Friday.
The missile launched from Yemen hit the M/T Pollux on its port side, according to the State Department.
Earlier on Friday, the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) agency and British maritime security firm Ambrey said a Panama-flagged tanker had reportedly been hit 72 nautical miles (133 km) northwest of the port of Mokha, off Yemen.
Source: India-bound oil tanker hit by missile in Red Sea attack
MUMBAI â On an autumn day in 1576, a Mughal princess led a cohort of royal women on an unprecedented voyage to the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah.It was the first time in Mughal India that a woman
Source: Gulbadan Begum: The epic voyage of a daring Mughal princess
NEW DELHI â India’s main opposition Congress party says its bank accounts have been frozen by the income tax (IT) department just months before the country holds general elections.The party later
Source: India’s opposition Congress party claims bank accounts ‘frozen’
NEW DELHI: The Indian National Congress, Indiaâs main opposition party, said on Friday that the government had frozen its funds, just weeks before the country holds general elections.
Congress Treasurer Ajay Maken told reporters that the Income Tax Department had seized the partyâs accounts as part of an investigation into the tax filing in the financial year 2018-19 and issued a payment demand for 2.1 billion rupees ($25.3 million) in relation to the probe.
Source: Indiaâs opposition says bank accounts frozen ahead of election
NEW DELHI â The demolition of two mosques in India within days of each other has highlighted the deep religious divide in the country, months before voters head to the polls for a nationwide election
Source: âErasing historyâ â What a double mosque demolition tells us about India ahead of crucial election
NEW DELHI:Â Indiaâs Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated on Wednesday the first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi.
Developed in the desert on 27 acres, the BAPS Hindu Mandir stands off the main highway linking Abu Dhabi to Dubai. It has been constructed from more than 25,000 pieces of pink sandstone from Rajasthan, and white Italian marble carved by artisans in India and assembled in the UAE.
Modi arrived at the site on Wednesday afternoon to perform consecration rituals with the templeâs priests.
Source: Indiaâs PM inaugurates Abu Dhabiâs first Hindu temple
DOHA â A Qatari court has released eight former Indian naval officers previously on death row for unspecified charges.Seven of the men have already returned to India, Delhi’s foreign ministry said
Source: Qatar frees eight ex-Indian navy officers on death row