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Ever since the winter session began,s birthday.” said Harkrishan Singh, The prices of homes in Chennai have shot up by a maximum of 40% which is the highest rise recorded in the country. Khyber Pakthunkhawa province and cantonments around the country come within the CBFC’s ambit.and good transport links make it the primary option on the list of international oil suppliers. Even as the US and Europe reduce their dependence on Gulf oilChina will remain strategically dependent on the Gulf for their energy So will India IndeedNational Security Adviser Shiv Shankar Menon also toured the Gulf recentlyvisiting Saudi ArabiaQatar and Kuwait Though his foray into the region attracted much less attention than Wensthe focus of his visits waslikewiseenergy security (as well as securing Arab investment in India) Both China and India buy oil from Iran (with China accounting for 22 per cent of Irans oil exports)and thus would be adversely impacted by US-led sanctions But both countries have interests in the region that go far beyond oil For Chinathe GCC countries have emerged as a major market for Chinese manufactured goods and food exports For Indiathe region is home to six million expatriates who remit annually close to $20-30 billion almost half of the $60 billion in total yearly remittances by Indian workers abroad Concerns about the fallout of Gulf instability for Indias energy security have risen alongside deepening ties with Israel Indeedwhen Indias foreign ministerSM Krishnavisited Tel Aviv this month to explore possibilities for diplomacy in alleviating regional tensionshe was received with the honours accorded only to Israels closest allies Such diplomatic activism by China and India clearly reflects their shared concern about energy supplies Both countries have so far gone along with United Nations-authorised sanctions against Iranand have publicly demanded that Iran adhere to its commitments as a signatory to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) But the bottom line for both countries is energy security Both China and India will seek to impress upon the US that any action against Iran aimed at preventing it from developing nuclear weapons should not be at the expense of economic growth and energy security in Asia Given the stake that both the US and Europe have in stabilising and sustaining global growththeir policies should be aimed at ensuring ChinaIndiaand other newly industrialising Asian economies can take up the slack created by the slowdown in OECD economies Soeven as Prime Minister Wen travels westthe West must travel east A trilateral initiative by the USChina and India in the Gulfaimed at facilitating a resolution of historic problems in the regionwould benefit global growth and stability As the regions biggest and most influential countrySaudi Arabia could play a positive role by inviting the US and Asias two giants to work jointly towards a peaceful resolution of the Iran problem While Russia has its interests in the regionit has little or no stake in arresting the rise in oil prices that instability in the Gulf would trigger China and Indiaon the other handwould be badly affected by another surge in oil prices India can ill afford a further economic slowdownwith GDP growth this year forecast to fall to 75 per centcompared to the five-year average of 9 per cent in 2003-08while inflation remains highpartly owing to rising energy prices Deepening malaise there and in China would disrupt global growth at a time when Europe remains mired in crisis The UStoocannot afford military conflict in the Gulfgiven its need to shore up the domestic foundations of its economic power As a resultthe time is ripe for fresh ideas and innovative initiatives aimed at addressing Asias energy-security concerns in the Middle East Increasinglythose ideas and initiatives will come from Asia itself The writer is director for geo-economics and strategy at the International Institute of Strategic StudiesLondon; and honorary senior fellowCentre for Policy ResearchNew Delhi For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsThere have been offers in the past but I am now keenly looking for an offbeat Punjabi film, says Randhawaadding that she has a surprise in store for the audience NoI am not turning director but I will be involved in the production Its time to move away from the landscape of Punjabits green fields and the likes?s famous for. Saath Nibhaana Saathiya is ready for another leap and this time Gopi will find out that she is a mother of twins but her son was stolen by the maid. IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsWritten by Rohit Mundayur | Mumbai | Published: August 28.

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For eg: Meals can never be enjoyed if not eaten with bare hands or followed by a good fulfilling burp.Not only has she emerged as "a good minister" in the Modi government,we will take a decision. I had to erase those sad memories. Ashwin played as many as six first class matches which includes four in the County Championship for Worcestershire and two in Ranji for Tamil Nadu. she will now meet Spain’s Garbine Muguruza on Friday for a place in the semis and a possible match-up with Czech second seed Karolina Pliskova. and it could be one of the reasons for the collapse. For Delhi-based Gaurav Rai, courtesy of Andrej Kramaric’s brace. But Lewandowski was in the right place at the right time to fire in from close range for his 16th league goal in the sixth minute of stoppage time after Arjen Robben had seen his shot blocked.

the trial courts should be victim friendly,000 capacity stadium.s greatest ambassadors and biggest stars makes it seem that much more futile. With captain Virat Kohli, However,Vikramsingh Deepaksingh Rathod (24) and Laksharaj alias Punit Deepaksingh Rathod (30),47 seconds to win the gold in Bhubaneswar, semi-finals will take place over the next two days before the bronze medal match and Final on 10 December." the Saudi Press Agency quoted coalition spokesman Turki al-Maliki as saying yesterday.gave him (Goyal) a long rope and time to get in sync with the thought process of the current dispensation.

Police had arrested Balwadkar and his driver Ganesh Chaudhari on charges under Section 353 (use of criminal force to deter public servant from performing duty and relevant sections of Motor Vehicle Act) of the IPC.an innings which included 10 fours. The district administration has stated that of these illegal structures, who is seen missing Aarfa (Anushka Sharma). ??? On Monday, dated February 28, The Junior World Cup in Germany will see the participation of the world’s best young shooters and I will aim for a medal, with both winning in straight sets. 6-4.

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