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Crisis-hit Sri Lanka shuts schools, urges work from home to save fuel

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Troops in Sri Lanka handed tokens to people queueing for petrol amid a severe fuel shortage. The nation is battling its worst economic crisis in seven decades. Schools shut in Colombo and public employees asked to work from home. With its foreign exchange reserves at a record low, the island is struggling to pay for essential imports.
2 months ago·Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Times of India

Sri Lanka to operate only essential services till July 10 amidst acute fuel shortage | India News - Times of India

India News: COLOMBO: The Sri Lankan government on Monday announced that only essential services will operate from midnight till July 10 and all other operations w.

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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News18 India

Sri Lanka to Operate Only Essential Services Till July 10 Amidst Acute Fuel Shortage

The move came days after Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Wednesday last said that the debt-laden economy of the island nation has collapsed after months of shortages of food, fuel and electricity, and cannot even purchase imported oil

2 months ago·India
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Reuters

Sri Lanka stops fuel supply to non-essential services as crisis worsens

Sri Lanka will shut schools and only allow fuel supplies to services deemed essential like health, trains and buses for two weeks starting Tuesday, a minister said, in a desperate attempt to deal with a severe shortage.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Sri Lanka suspends fuel sales for two weeks as economic crisis worsens

Ban on sales to everything except essential services comes as nation tries to conserve fuel supplies that are barely enough to last a single dayCash-strapped Sri Lanka has announced a two-week halt to all fuel sales except for essential services and called for a partial shutdown as its unprecedented economic crisis deepened.The south Asian nation is facing its worst economic meltdown since gaining independence from Britain in 1948, and has been …

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Hindu

Sri Lanka runs out of fuel, suspends sales for two weeks

Colombo seeks ‘urgent’ supply from India, Russia, Qatar

2 months ago·India
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The Independent

Sri Lanka shuts school and orders work from home amid fuel shortage

Employees have been asked to work from home until further notice

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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