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Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2019

The High Commission of India, Colombo announced that the Graduate aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE) 2019 is to be held between February 02 and 10th in various centres and six foreign countries including Sri Lanka.

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Ms. Hanaa Singer Sri Lanka’s New UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative

Ms. Hanaa Singer Sri Lanka’s New UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Ms. Hanaa Singer, presented her credentials to Maithripala Sirisena, Sri Lanka’s President as the new United Nations Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme Resident Representative, at his residence on Wednesday. Ms. Singer also called on Tilak Marapana, Minister of Foreign Affairs, earlier this week.

Ms. Hanaa Singer presenting her credentials to  Maithripala Sirisena as the new UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative
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160 Passenger Coaches to be supplied from India under Concessional Financing

A contract agreement for around US$ 82.64 million for the supply of 160 passenger coaches from India under concessional financing was signed between RITES Limited and Government of Sri Lanka in Colombo on 7 September 2018.

160 Passenger Coaches to be supplied from India under Concessional Financing
160 Passenger Coaches to be supplied from India under Concessional Financing
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Rosh Hashanah and something for the peace

Jewish festivals are mostly unknown in the Muslim world, especially the non-Arab Muslim nations, though Christmas, Easter and Halloween are greatly known and even celebrated by the Muslims.

Rosh Hashanah and something for the peace
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Football with a mission: Roko Angami

As other parts of the world, the Naga people in this tiny State, Nagaland love football. Literally, one will find a local ground in every village in the State and this they will not only use for other villager activities but also for footfall tournaments – be it village level or inter-village level or village-school level. There is no dearth of football fans even in the far-flung areas. In fact, the football is one of the most popular games in the State. " class="caption" align="right" />

Roko Angami - Naga International Football Coach and Player
Roko Angami - Naga International Football Coach and Player2
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