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US Congress passes new sanctions against Iran


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) The US Congress has passed additional sanctions seeking to further stifle Iran's oil exports, just a day after President Barack Obama announced new measures to ... Read more...

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Oil tankers in Jammu and Kashmir call off strike


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 4 (IANS) The Oil Tankers Association Wednesday called off the indefinite strike across Jammu and Kashmir after the administration approved compensation to the family of a tanker ... Read more...

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Oil jumps on Iran tension


July 4th, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 4 (IANS) Crude oil prices rose Tuesday as rising Iran tension caused supply fears, Xinhua reported.Iran has again threatened to block a critical shipping route in response ... Read more...

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Oil tankers in J&K; go on indefinite strike (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 3 (IANS) The Oil Tankers Association here went on an indefinite strike across Jammu and Kashmir from Tuesday, demanding action against those involved in the suspicious death ... Read more...

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Oil tankers in J&K; go on indefinite strike


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 3 (IANS) The Oil Tankers Association here went on an indefinite strike across Jammu and Kashmir from Tuesday, demanding action against those involved in the suspicious death ... Read more...

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UAE’s Fujairah emirate to step up petroleum facilities


June 30th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Fujairah, Jun 29 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, the ruler of Fujairah and member of United Arab Emirates' supreme council, has directed the Fujairah Port Authority to ... Read more...

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UAE emirate to upgrade oil storage capacity


June 29th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Fujairah (UAE), June 28 (IANS/WAM) The UAE emirate of Fujairah will upgrade its petroleum storing facilities at its sea port.Emirate's ruler Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi Thursday directed the ... Read more...

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Fuel shortage to ease in Chennai, says Jayalalithaa


May 29th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 29 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday said the acute shortage of petrol and diesel will end in the metropolis as urgent steps are being taken ... Read more...

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Dozens killed after militants ambush NATO convoy in western Afghanistan


March 30th, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by BNO News
FARAH CITY, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- As many as 35 people were killed on late Wednesday when a large group of insurgents attacked a NATO supply convoy in western Afghanistan, sparking a ... Read more...

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No tanker shortage to ship Iranian crude: MRPL


March 21st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) State-run Mangalore Refinery Petroleum Ltd (MRPL) is not facing shortage of oil tankers to ship crude from Iran for refining at its facility in Mangalore, a ... Read more...

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Iran denies Greece 500,000 barrels of oil


February 26th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has refused to supply 500,000 barrels of oil to Greece in response to the European Union's sanctions against the Islamic Republic, the Iranian news ... Read more...

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Four killed in Afghanistan Quran burning protests (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 22 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 19 injured Wednesday after thousands of Afghanis for the second day staged angry demonstrations in Kabul and Jalalabad ... Read more...

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NATO vehicles caused Rs.150 bn damage to Pakistan highways


December 29th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Pakistan has calculated that vehicles carrying NATO supplies in containers caused damage worth Rs.150 billion to its highways over the past 10 years.Communications Minister Arbab Alamgir ... Read more...

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Tehran threatens to block Strait of Hormuz


December 28th, 2011 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran's first vice-president has warned that no oil will be permitted to pass through the crucial Strait of Hormuz if the West imposes sanctions on ... Read more...

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30 NATO oil tankers torched in Pakistan (Lead)


December 9th, 2011 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 9 (IANS) At least 30 NATO oil tankers and containers were torched in a rocket attack at a terminal in Pakistan Thursday night, state-run television network PTV reported. ... Read more...

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Pakistan has permanently stopped NATO supply: Minister


November 28th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islambad, Nov 28 (IANS) Pakistan has permanently stopped passage of NATO supply through the country following an airstrike that left 25 soldiers dead, said Interior Minister Rehman Malik.Rehman Malik ... Read more...

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Prices soar in blockade-hit Manipur


October 23rd, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Oct 23 (IANS) The economic blockade in Manipur demanding a separate district entered the 84th day Sunday, even as it has led to sky rocketing prices of various ... Read more...

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South Korean shipbuilders won half of global orders in Q3


October 19th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 19 (IANS) South Korean shipbuilders received half of global ship orders in the third quarter due to strong demand for high value-added ships, a government report said Wednesday.New ... Read more...

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NATO tankers torched in Pakistan


October 10th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 9 (IANS) Unidentified men in Pakistan's Balochistan province Sunday set ablaze two tankers, carrying oil for NATO forces in the neighbouring Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.The Afghanistan-bound two oil tankers ... Read more...

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Three Al Qaeda leaders arrested in Pakistan


September 6th, 2011 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 6 (IANS/AKI) Three Al Qaeda leaders have been arrested near Pakistan's Quetta city, the Pakistani military said in a statement.Younis Al Mauritania was apprehended together with Abdul Ghaffar ... Read more...

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Two NATO tankers torched in Pakistan


August 28th, 2011 - 7:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) Two NATO oil tankers were destroyed in a fire in southwest Pakistan after gunmen opened fire at the vehicles, a media report said.The tankers caught fire ... Read more...

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19 NATO tankers torched in Pakistan


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Nineteen NATO oil tankers went up in flames Monday afternoon after gunmen opened fire at the vehicles in southwest Pakistan.The attack occurred around 2.30 p.m. in ... Read more...

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Protests hit life in Manipur


August 21st, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 21 (IANS) Normal life was hit in many areas of Manipur Sunday due to demonstrations demanding the creation of a Naga-dominated district in the state.According to a ... Read more...

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NATO oil tankers attacked in Pakistan


August 20th, 2011 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) A huge blast took place late Friday night at a NATO oil tanker terminal in northwest Pakistan bordering Afghanistan, while at least four oil tankers were ... Read more...

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16 NATO oil tankers destroyed in Pakistan


August 7th, 2011 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 7 (IANS) Unidentified militants Saturday evening attacked a NATO oil tanker terminal and destroyed at least 16 tankers near the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, Xinhua reported.The oil ... Read more...

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Eight NATO tankers destroyed in Pakistan blast


June 8th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 8 (IANS) At least eight tankers, supplying oil to International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan, were destroyed in an explosion in Pakistan's Khyber Agency, Geo News reported ... Read more...

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NATO tanker blast kills 15 in Pakistan


May 21st, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed in a NATO oil tanker blast following a bomb attack on the vehicle in northwest Pakistan, Xinhua reported Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Two NATO fuel tankers torched in Balochistan


April 6th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, April 6(ANI): In the latest attack on convoys in Pakistan carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, unidentified assailants torched two NATO fuel tankers at Dhadhar in Balochistan on Wednesday.According to ... Read more...

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Militants behead owner, watchmen of NATO convoy parking lot in Khyber Agency


April 2nd, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
Landikotal, April 2(ANI): In the latest attack on convoys in Pakistan carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, militants beheaded the owner and two watchmen of a private parking lot of NATO ... Read more...

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Entry of NATO oil tankers banned in Peshawar in view of increasing attacks


March 17th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar 17(ANI): The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government has banned the entry of tankers carrying oil for Afghanistan-bound NATO forces in Peshawar.Official sources said that the terminals of these tankers have also been ... Read more...

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Two NATO oil tankers torched in Balochistan


March 12th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Mar 12(ANI): In the latest attack on convoys in Pakistan carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, gunmen torched two NATO oil tankers in Balochistan on Saturday.The Dawn quoted police official ... Read more...

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Two NATO oil tankers destroyed in bomb explosion in Pak’s Khyber region


March 4th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Landi Kotal, Mar 4(ANI): In the latest attack on convoys in Pakistan carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, two oil tankers were destroyed in a bomb explosion near the Torkham ... Read more...

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Man held with 209 kg of marijuana


February 21st, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) A man was arrested in the national capital with 209 kg of marijuana worth nearly Rs.10 lakh, police said Monday."Virender Singh, 37, was apprehended near Yamuna Bank ... Read more...

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One killed in NATO tanker attack in Pak’s Balochistan province


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Feb 3(ANI): In the latest attack on convoys in Pakistan carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, gunmen attacked two NATO tankers in Balochistan on Thursday, killing one person.The assailants attacked ... Read more...

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One killed in NATO oil tanker attack in Pak’s Balochistan province


February 1st, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Feb 01(ANI): In the latest attack on convoys in Pakistan carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, unidentified men opened indiscriminate fire at a NATO oil tanker in Balochistan's Mastung district ... Read more...

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