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Sri Lanka hikes fuel prices; petrol at all-time high of 420 rupees per litre

  • “Fuel Price will be revised from 3 am today. Fuel pricing formula that was approved by the Cabinet was applied to revise the prices,” Power and Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekara said on Twitter.
A man sleeps on his bike as he waits in a line to buy petrol near a fuel station, amid the country's economic crisis, in Colombo, Sri Lanka.(REUTERS)
A man sleeps on his bike as he waits in a line to buy petrol near a fuel station, amid the country's economic crisis, in Colombo, Sri Lanka.(REUTERS)
Published on May 24, 2022 12:56 PM IST
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India ships rice, other essentials to crisis-hit Sri Lanka

Gopal Baglay, the Indian envoy to Sri Lanka, delivered the donation from the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu to Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Gamini Peiris late Sunday.
India ships rice, other essentials to crisis-hit Sri Lanka (AP)
India ships rice, other essentials to crisis-hit Sri Lanka (AP)
Published on May 24, 2022 07:00 AM IST
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SL Prez inducts 8 more ministers to handle economic crisis: Key points

India's island neighbour is witnessing its worst financial crisis since 1948, when the latter became independent from British rule.
People wait in a line to buy domestic gas tanks near a distributor, amid the country's economic crisis, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
People wait in a line to buy domestic gas tanks near a distributor, amid the country's economic crisis, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
Published on May 23, 2022 08:28 PM IST
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Sri Lanka's Kusal Mendis walks off the field holding his chest, hospitalised

  • Kusal Mendis has been hospitalised as part of a precautionary check-up after the Sri Lanka batter was taken off the field after experiencing what is believed to be some sort of pain in his chest.
Kusal Mendis walks off the ground with the team physios. (Getty)
Kusal Mendis walks off the ground with the team physios. (Getty)
Updated on May 23, 2022 01:10 PM IST
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Daily brief: Over 7 lakh hit in Assam floods, 24 dead, and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion at 9pm. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Children ride a bamboo raft through a flooded area after heavy rains in Morigaon district of India's Assam state on May 22, 2022.. (Photo by Biju BORO / AFP)
Children ride a bamboo raft through a flooded area after heavy rains in Morigaon district of India's Assam state on May 22, 2022.. (Photo by Biju BORO / AFP)
Published on May 22, 2022 08:45 PM IST
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