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1. Egypt's Sisi Receives Credentials of Indian Ambassador
Cairo, Sunday, 28 June 2015
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi received the credentials of Indian Ambassador Sanjay Bhattacharyya and 10 other new envoys.
Source: The New Indian Express, Chennai

2. Chabahar Port to help India circumvent Pakistan
New Delhi, Tuesday, 2 June 2015
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Iran on the development of Chabahar port provides India access to Afghanistan and Central Asia bypassing Pakistan.
Source: Business Standard, New Delhi

3. The Great Game Folio: Iran Opportunity
New Delhi, Tuesday, 16 June 2015
According to media pundits, Tehran and Washington inch towards a nuclear deal which will enable expansive engagements between India and Iran.
Source: The Indian Express, Mumbai

4. Chabahar Port Win-Win Project for India
New Delhi, Monday, 15 June 2015
With the removal of sanctions on Iran, the functioning of Chabahar project will help India to connect with Afghanistan without worrying about Pakistan’s interference.
Source: The New Indian Express, Chennai

5. India-Israel: Blowing hot and cold
New Delhi, Tuesday, 2 June 2015
The debate on the Indo-Israel relationship finds a new impetus as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to visit Israel this year.
Source: Business Standard, New Delhi; See also: Business Standard, New Delhi; The New Indian Express, Chennai

6. Modi's Proposed Visit a Message to World, Our Neighbour: Israel
New Delhi, Tuesday, 9 June 2015
Israeli ambassador to India Daniel Carmon regards the forthcoming visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Israel as a seminal message to the world and its neighbourhood.
Source: The New Indian Express, Chennai

7. Narendra Modi will be first Indian PM to visit Israel and Palestine
New Delhi, Monday, 1 June 2015
Narendra Modi will be the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel.
Source: The Times of India, New Delhi; See also: The Indian Express, Mumbai

8. Oman minister comes calling, wants stronger ties
New Delhi, Thursday, 4 June 2015
Oman’s Foreign Minister Yousuf bin Alawi met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and conveyed greetings of the Sultan, reaffirming the importance of the relations with India.
Source: The Indian Express

9. In WikiLeaks, how Saudi Arabia wanted to match Iranian influence over India
New Delhi, Wednesday, 24 June 2015
Newly released documents in Arabic indicate how Iran's engagement with India and its Shia community was worrying Saudi Arabia.
Source: The Indian Express, Mumbai

10. Turkey Keen to Invest in Make In India: Envoy
Kolkata, Tuesday, 16 June 2015
Turkish Ambassador Burak Akcapar said his country is keen to invest in Make in India’ campaign, particularly in the manufacturing and construction sectors.
Source: The New Indian Express, Chennai

11. India-made Maggi noodles banned in Bahrain
Dubai, Sunday, 7 June 2015
Bahrain has imposed a ban on Indian manufactured Maggi noodles of Nestle and this follows a health ministry-ordered seizure of hundreds of packets of Maggi noodles in India.
Source: Business Standard, New Delhi


Manjari Singh is a doctoral candidate in School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.  Email

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