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Fire Breaks out at Electricity Department in Indore
Fire broke out at a transformer at main power house of electricity department in Indore. Fire fighting operations currently underway. Electricity connection in the city have been affected.
Efforts to Import Iranian Oil Beyond Accepted Levels Will Be Sanctioned: US
Any efforts to import Iranian crude oil beyond the accepted levels negotiated from November to May will be sanctioned, the US has warned, amidst reports that India and China were seeking ways to buy oil from Tehran.
US President Donald Trump last month refused to give waivers to countries like India from buying oil from Iran, in an attempt to reduce Iran's oil exports to zero.
The US on Tuesday reiterated its position after the media reports from New Delhi, quoting unnamed government officials, said that India was looking at ways to resume oil imports from Iran despite the US sanctions.
"There will be no more oil waivers granted and the only oil that would have been permitted would have been under the cap that we negotiated. That cap was negotiated, it was to run for a period from November of 2018 until May of 2019," Brian Hook, Special Representative for Iran and Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary of State, told reporters during a conference call on Thursday.
One Terrorist Neutralised in Shopian Encounter
One terrorist has been neutralised in the encounter which broke out between terrorists and security forces in Dragad Sugan area of Shopian district earlier on Friday, 31 June morning. Operation is underway.
Vice Admiral Karambir Singh Takes Charge as Navy Chief
After serving for more than four decades, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba passed on the baton to Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, who took over as the Navy chief at a ceremony in South Block on Friday, 31 May.
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