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New Delhi: Iran made a pitch on Friday for the extension of its gas pipeline with Pakistan to India with its visiting chief of the Supreme National Security Council, Saeed Jalili, saying that Tehran had the “best capacity” to provide security for the pipeline. Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator, Jalili was on a three -day visit to India during which he met his counterpart national security adviser Shivshankar Menon.

Apart from Iran’s nuclear power programme, the two sides also discussed regional issues like terrorism and the situation in Afghanistan as the Karzai administration pushes for its controversial Peace Process Roadmap with the Taliban.

New Delhi: The prolonged protests against the Kudankulam nuclear plant added $180 million (around Rs 900 crore) to the cost of the power project, with India losing around $1 million a day, Russian

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