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Glacier collapse in Italy kills 6

Paris, July 4 (UNI) Six people have been killed and 19 others were reported missing after an avalanche triggered by a glacier's collapse took place in the Italian Alps, media reports said on Monday.
Rescuers have been working in the affected area throughout the night, using helicopter and searching for the missing people.
A video of the incident showed an ice mass collapsing down the slopes of Marmolada, the area's highest mountain, BBC said.
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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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Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake dies aged 84

Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake dies aged 84

09 Aug 2022 | 3:13 PM

Tokyo, Aug 9 (UNI) Revolutionary Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake, who designed iconic turtle neck jumpers for Steve Jobs, has died, aged 84, his company has announced.

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China launches emergency response for typhoon, floods

09 Aug 2022 | 3:00 PM

Beijing, Aug 9 (UNI) China activated a level-IV emergency response on Tuesday as the seventh typhoon of this year is approaching the country's southern coastal areas.

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