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Tourists stranded by snowfall rescued in northern India

The previous day, military contingents rescued more than 800 visitors, including the elderly, women and children, who were trapped by winter storms in high-altitude areas of eastern Sikkim, media reported. The tourists were moved to safe areas and provided with warm clothes, medical attention and food in the barracks where …

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Sri Lanka may accept Indian rupee for local transactions

Sri Lanka is considering the possibility of allowing the use of the Indian rupee for local transactions just like the dollar, euro and yen to facilitate Indian tourists and businessmen, Foreign Minister Ali Sabry said on Saturday. Sabry was briefing the media here on President Ranil Wickremesinghe’s visit to India …

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