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Dry California's new water strategy

Los Angeles, Aug 12 (UNI) Drought-stricken California announced a new water strategy to adapt to hotter, drier conditions caused by climate change as officials believe extreme weather could diminish water supply by up to 10 per cent by 2040 in the most populous US state.

To replace and replenish what the southwestern US state will lose to thirstier soils, vegetation, and the atmosphere, California Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled the actions to increase water supply and adapt to more extreme weather patterns.
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35 dead, 250 injured in Afghanistan flash floods

15 Jul 2024 | 9:58 PM

Kabul, July 15 (UNI) At least 35 people were killed and 250 others were injured as rainstorms and flash floods swept through east Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on Monday afternoon, a local official said.

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Uganda police warn of planned protest in capital

15 Jul 2024 | 9:33 PM

Kampala, July 15 (UNI) The Uganda Police Force on Monday warned against a planned protest on the streets of Kampala, the country's capital, and a march to parliament scheduled for July 23.

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Seven killed in van-trailer collision in Pakistan

15 Jul 2024 | 9:01 PM

Islamabad, July 15 (UNI) A fatal road crash occurred in Pakistan's southern Sindh province on Monday, leaving at least seven people killed and four others injured, police said.

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SL reduces average electricity tariff by over 20 pct

15 Jul 2024 | 8:58 PM

Colombo, July 15 (UNI) Sri Lanka's Minister of Power and Energy, Kanchana Wijesekera, announced on Monday that the electricity tariff on average will be reduced by 22.49 percent, effective July 16.

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Thailand allows visa-free entry for Sri Lankans starting today

15 Jul 2024 | 8:46 PM

Colombo, July 15 (UNI) Thailand will offer visa-free entry to travelers from 93 countries and territories, including Sri Lanka, starting July 15, officials said on Monday.

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