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TNA romp to victory in Jaffna & Trinco

The Tamil National Alliance has romped to victory in the Jaffna electoral district, as well as in Trincomalee.

TNA romp to victory in Jaffna & Trinco
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Sri Lanka parliamentary poll 2015: Rajapaksa concedes defeat!

Sri Lanka's former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa has conceded defeat in parliamentary elections held in the island nation on August 17- considered to be a referendum on Rajapaksa - after a close fought comeback attempt just months after he was toppled as president. "My dream of becoming prime minister has faded away," Rajapaksa told AFP. "I am conceding. We have lost a good fight." Rajapaksa remains an unhappy soul as his strenuous efforts to capture power from President Sirisena have failed.

Sri Lanka parliamentary poll 2015: Rajapaksa concedes defeat!
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'My top priority would be for ensuring evidence informs health policy', says new ICMR head

Dr Soumya Swaminathan has recently been appointed as Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Secretary of Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Earlier she has served as Director, National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis in Chennai from 2008 till 2015.

Dr.  Soumya Swaminathan
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