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Nepal: Everest base camp to be moved away from melting glacier

Kathmandu, June 17 (UNI) Nepalese authorities are preparing to move its Everest base camp because it is becoming increasingly unsafe, BBC reported on Friday.
The reason for that is increasing global warming and human activity which is causing a melting of the glacier.
The camp, which is on an average used by up to 1,500 people in the spring climbing season, is situated on the rapidly thinning Khumbu glacier.
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Malaysia reports 1,918 new Covid cases

05 Jul 2022 | 2:34 PM

Kuala Lumpur, July 5 (UNI/Xinhua) Malaysia reported 1,918 new Covid-19 infections, bringing the national total to 4,575,809, according to the health ministry.

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India can bail out Sri Lanka: Economist

India can bail out Sri Lanka: Economist

05 Jul 2022 | 2:20 PM

Colombo, July 5 (UNI) India has the clout to bail out Sri Lanka out of the present crisis but Colombo will need $20-25 billion worth of funds in the next three years to put its tottering economy back on some decent footing and to restart growth, an economist said in comments published on Tuesday.

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Sri Lankans hoarding fuel, says daily

05 Jul 2022 | 1:23 PM

Colombo, July 5 (UNI) A leading newspaper on Tuesday pressed the Sri Lankan government to crack down hard, saying many people were hoarding petrol and diesel, adding to the misery of the common man already burdened by unending fuel shortages.

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French mercenary killed in Ukraine

05 Jul 2022 | 1:19 PM

Kyiv, July 5 (UNI/Sputnik) A second French citizen who was engaged in combat operations in Ukraine has died of wounds sustained during an artillery shelling, German radio broadcaster RTL reported on Tuesday.

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Three die in Uttarakhand accidents

05 Jul 2022 | 1:08 PM

Dehradun, July 5 (UNI) Three people were killed in two separate accidents in Uttarakhand before dawn on Tuesday.

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