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Iran begins show of strength

 Iranian Army ground forces move an Iranian-made drone during the “Mohammad Rasoul Allah” military drill— AFP

Iran launched extensive military drills on Thursday, local media reported, in a show of strength stretching several hundred kilometres from the Strait of Hormuz to the Gulf of Aden.

All Internet surfers to be identified in Iran?

Iran’s telecommunications minister has said his technicians are developing a system to identify any Internet user in the country at the moment of log-on, the ISNA news agency reported Saturday.

‘US loser if no nuclear agreement’

Ali Khamenei

Khamenei says he is not opposed to nuclear talks extension

Iran’s Net cops warn of banning Instagram

A body tasked with policing the Internet laid down a two-month deadline on Tuesday for Iran’s government to regularise the use of Instagram or access to the site would be blocked.

Volleyball bosses spike Iran games

The international volleyball federation FIVB on Sunday said it will not allow Iran to host international events as long as women are banned from attending the game.

Iran may soon ban having dogs as pets

Dog lovers in Iran could face up to 74 lashes under plans by hardline legislators that would ban keeping the pets at home or walking them in public.

Iran dog lovers face 74 lashes, fines under new law

A weekly open-air dog market in a suburb of Tehran in 2011 (Photo: AP)

Dog lovers in Iran could face up to 74 lashes under plans by hardline lawmakers that would ban keeping the pets at home or walking them in public.

Iranians mark US embassy storming

Several thousand Iranians gathered outside the former US embassy in Tehran on Tuesday to mark its storming by students 35 years ago, burning the American flag.

Iran foils nuclear plant sabotage

Iranian authorities have foiled a sabotage attempt involving tanks used for the transportation of heavy water, a key component in nuclear reactors, an Iranian newspaper reported on Wednesday.

Defiant Iran hangs woman despite outcry

Reyhaneh Jabbari

Iran Saturday hanged a woman convicted of murdering a former intelligence officer she claimed had tried to sexually assault her, defying international appeals for a stay of execution.

I first heard Atalji’s speech in 1967, when I was in school. There was a political rally near my house in Delhi for the 1967 general election. He came to address that rally.

Earlier this month, energy minister Piyush Goyal announced that the proposed amendments to the Electricity Act, 2003, will allow consumers to exercise their choice to select the electricity supplier.