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Bangladesh reports 1,680 new Covid-19 cases, 2 deaths

Dhaka, June 26 (UNI/Xinhua) Bangladesh reported 1,680 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, the biggest single-day increase in more than four months, bringing the total tally to 1,965,173.

The death toll from the pandemic rose to 29,140, with two new deaths recorded Sunday, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
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Russia’s transneft confirms suspension of oil delivery via Ukraine

09 Aug 2022 | 5:22 PM

Moscow, Aug 9 (UNI) Russian’s Transneft company confirms that Ukrtransnafta, a company providing oil transportation services via Ukraine, has suspended delivery of oil via the southern stream of the Druzhba pipeline to Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia as the Russian side is unable to pay due to the EU sanctions, Igor Demin, an aide to the president of Transneft, told Sputnik on Tuesday.

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Spanish study reveals 40pc have severe form of monkeypox

09 Aug 2022 | 5:08 PM

Madrid, Aug 9 (UNI) A study conducted by Spanish scientists has found that four out of ten infected with monkeypox endure it in a severe form and need medical care, Spanish media reported on Tuesday.

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Sri Lanka raises electricity prices by 75 pc

09 Aug 2022 | 3:57 PM

Colombo, Aug 9 (UNI) Sri Lanka's electricity sector regulator on Tuesday granted approval to a proposal to increase electricity prices by 75 per cent.

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SL for one-time multiple entry visa to tourists

09 Aug 2022 | 3:55 PM

By Duruthu Edirimuni Chandrasekera
Colombo, Aug 9 (UNI) The Sri Lankan Cabinet has agreed to issue a one-time multiple entry visas to tourists for one year in a bid to attract much-needed foreign exchange.

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