Renowned Iranian auteur, best known for his 1998 Oscar-nominated film 'Children of Heaven', Majid Majidi, will preside over the panel of jury at this year's International Film Festival of Kerala, in India.
India’s western state of Maharashtra has put on hold the process to buy land for the country’s biggest oil refinery that state-run oil companies are building with Saudi Aramco, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said, after strong opposition from farmers.
India has reported a whopping jump in oil imports from Iran in October in face of US sanctions that officials in Washington earlier said were meant to bring the Islamic Republic’s crucial sales of oil to zero.
Across the world, and especially in India, mining is a controversial industry. Mines damage environment and displace people. To quell these costs, the country has established an environmental clearance process where mining projects require approval.
Approaching an elephant, Suzi, carefully, a vet and his assistant draw some blood for routine tests at India's first hospital for the long-trunked mammals, which opened its doors in Uttar Pradesh on Friday (November 16).
India's overall exports, including both merchandise and services, are estimated to be $308.32 billion from April to October, thereby exhibiting a growth of 17.17 percent over the same period last year, said the official data released by the Commerce Ministry.