April 3 News Roundup | Sri Lanka seeks India's help, rental e-scooters banned in Paris & more

April 3 News Roundup | Sri Lanka seeks India's help, rental e-scooters banned in Paris & more

Catch up on the latest news and updates of international significance.

From Sri Lanka asking for India's assistance to build the University of Governance and Bhutan King's visit to elections in Finland, read on to know more about the latest trending news updates in our April 3 news roundup.

Sri Lanka seeks India's assistance to build University of Public Policy and Governance

Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe has sought out assistance from India in order to build a University of Public Policy and Governance in his country. These plans came to the fore during discussions about ways Sri Lanka can improve the performance of its civil services.

Nepal PM to sign 25-year electricity deal with India on his visit, say reports

Nepal Prime Minister, Pushpa Kamal Dahal "Prachanda" is expected to visit India soon and reports suggest that he will be penning a 25-year electricity deal with India during the visit. The dates of his official visit, although, are yet to be decided.

This AI Tool can remove atmospheric "blur" from images of the cosmos

A joint research by US and China scientists has adapted an AI algorithm and applied it to cosmic images taken by normal telescopes. In a surprising outcome, researches have found out that AI tools can help remove "blur" that is often found on astronomical images.

Pak FM visits Washington to initiate IMF bailout talks

Pakistan Finance Minister Ishaq Dar will be in attendance for the annual spring meeting of IMF and World Bank in Washington. The purpose of this visit is to finalize the much-required USD 1.1 billion IMF bailout for his country which seems to sink deeper into economic crisis.

Finland's PM Sanna Marin's tenure ends as conservatives clinch tough vote

Finland's conservative National Coalition Party (NCP) has clinched the parliamentary elections in a tight vote that went down to the wire. The result will see current PM Sanna Marin, who is one of Europe's youngest leaders, being ousted from the office.

Bhutan King to visit India from April 3 to 5

Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk will start his 3-day visit to India from Monday, April 3. Expanding India-Bhutan bilateral ties in economic and developmental sphere will be on his agenda as he'll meet PM Narendra Modi and President Draupadi Murmu.

Paris bans rental electric scooters; To be effective from Sept 1 

Citizens of Paris have voted to ban rental e-scooters from their streets in a referendum by Mayor Anne Hidalgo, coming into effect on September 1, 2023. As a result of the vote, 15,000 rental e-scooters will now be taken off the streets of Paris.

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