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Outcome Of Modi Visit To Nepal

K P Sharma Oli, Prime Minister of Nepal told his country’s Parliament that his Indian counterpart’s third visit to the Himalayan nation has taken bilateral relations to ‘new heights’.

At Janaki Temple
Prime Minister Modi and Oli jointly laid the foundation stone for the 900 MW Arun III Hydropower Project
Modi at Muktinath
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Google offers Our Sunday Columnist a Full Developer Scholarship

Google has offered a full scholarship to Hemantha Abeywardena, a Sunday Columnist of the Asian Tribune, in order to train him as a mobile web specialist.

Google offers Our Sunday Columnist a Full Developer Scholarship
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NPF President’s attempts to polarize electorates on religious lines unacceptable - Merentoshi

NDPP has come down heavily on NPF for trying to polarize the people of Nagaland on “religious lines” for their narrow political mileage in the ensuing by-election to the Lok Sabha slated for May 28 this month.

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A Total Investment USD – 675 mn For Mahaweli Water Security Investment Program

The Mahaweli Water Security Investment Program is one of the major ongoing investment program currently being implemented under the loan assistance of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). " class="caption" align="right" />

Dr. R H S Samarathunga, Secretary to the Ministry of Finance and Mass Media on behalf of the Government of Sri Lanka and Ms. Sri Widowati, Country Director of ADB Sri Lanka Resident Mission on behalf of ADB, signed the two Loan Agreements to obtain USD 210 million on 18th May 2018 at the Ministry of Finance and Mass Media.
A Total Investment USD – 675 mn  For  Mahaweli Water Security Investment Program
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Makkah-Madinah high-speed train service to start operating in September

The Makkah Region Development Authority has announced the completion of field work on the Haramain Express Train - linking Islam’s holiest cities of Makkah and Madinah.The train will be managed with a world-class operating system and will connect the province of Jeddah to Makkah via a 78-km double-track line.

Makkah-Madinah high-speed train service to start operating in September
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Lord Buddha’s Holy Relics returned back to Pakistan

The most sacred relics of Lord Buddha from Taxila were taken back to Pakistan yesterday, after conclusion of a three-week long exposition at various locations in Sri Lanka.

Minister of Sustainable Development Wildlife and Regional Development Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka and Monks paying homage to Sacred Relics at BIA
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Sri Lankan Muslims Begins Ramadan Fast On Friday

Sri Lanka Muslims begins Ramadan Fast on Friday-18 May, while majority of the Muslims world over begins their fast on Thursday – 17th May.

Sri Lankan Muslims Begins Ramadan Fast  On Friday
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Life size statue of Thiruvalluvar unveiled in NY

A life size statue of Tamil poet and savant Thiruvalluvar who gave the famous couplets 'Thirukkural' was unveiled in Tamil Christian Church in Middle Village, Queens, New York by Dr VG Santhosam, prominent industrialist of Chennai and President of World Tamil Association.

Karpoora Sundara Pandian, Dr Sundar Deva Prasad, V G Santhosam, Dr Ramiah and Swami Vipulananda
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Chairmen of State Media Institutions

Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera has appointed four Chairmen to state media institutions with immediate effect.

Mr. Siddi Mohamed Farook appointed as Chairman of the  SLBC by  Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera
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Sri Lankan and U.S. Doctors Pioneer First Robot-Assisted Surgery Onboard USNS Mercy

U.S. and Sri Lankan surgeons conducted the first ever robot-assisted surgery aboard the USNS Mercy on May 4. The joint team of multinational surgeons and medical professionals successfully completed a cholecystectomy, or gall bladder removal, on a Sri Lankan citizen using a Da Vinci XI Robot Surgical System.

Sri Lankan and U.S. Doctors Pioneer First Robot-Assisted Surgery Onboard USNS Mercy
Sri Lankan and U.S. Doctors Pioneer First Robot-Assisted Surgery Onboard USNS Mercy
Sri Lankan and U.S. Doctors Pioneer First Robot-Assisted Surgery Onboard USNS Mercy
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