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Rear Admiral Ranasinghe named new Navy Commander

Rear Admiral S.S. Ranasighe has been appointed as the new Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy.

Rear Admiral SS Ranasinghe has been appointed the country’s 22nd Commander of the Navy. The letter of appointment was handed over to Vice Admiral Ranasinghe by the Secretary to the President Austin Fernando  yesterday  morning.
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Back to basics to #endTB: Do it right the first time, every time!

Are we losing grip on the evidence-based basic principles that were in the core of fighting tuberculosis? Challenges like drug resistance which are posing a threat to global health security warrant a review.

Back to basics to #endTB: Do it right the first time, every time!
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US President George H W Bush groped her - Hollywood actor Heather Lind

Hollywood actor Heather Lind says former US President George H W Bush groped her from his wheelchair at a screening of a film.

US President George H W Bush groped her - Hollywood actor Heather Lind
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Cremation of Thailand’s King In Lavish $90Million Five-Day Ceremony

Tens of thousands of mourners dressed in black swell the streets of Bangkok in preparation for the cremation of Thailand’s king in lavish $90million five-day ceremony.

Cremation of Thailand’s King In Lavish $90Million Five-Day Ceremony
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An unwise move

President Sirisena opened a 242-bed epilepsy hospital, which was fully funded by the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) in Colombo.

Saudi Arabia funded epilepsy hospital
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CDS among 70 Chiefs of Defence at the International Conference in Countering violent extremism

Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne is current on an official visit to the United States as a key invitee to the 2nd International Chiefs of Defence Conference at Fort Belvoir in Virginia.

Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne  - Chief of Defence Staff
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President Srisena meets Qatari Premier

The bilateral meeting between President Maithripala Sirisena and the Prime Minister of Qatar Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani held today (Oct. 26).

President  Srisena meets Qatari Premier
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Retiring Navy Commander– No extension, Only Promotion

Retiring Sri Lanka’s Navy Commander Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah has been promoted to the rank of Admiral.

Politics of Ethnicity?
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