Last Updated : 31-07-2014 03:45

 
 

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Gulp!

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A 13-foot python that had gulped a calf was captured by the villagers at Jambugasmulla, Akmeemana in Galle and was later released to the Hiyare reservoir.  Environmentalists said pythons usually refrain from meals for months after having such big meal. Pix by Sajeewa Wijeweera
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Video: Buddhist monks meet Media Minister

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Several Buddhist organisations including the National Sangha Council, Bodu Bala Sena and Sihala Ravaya met Mass Media and Information Minister Keheliya Rambukwella at the Ministry today.  They urged the Ministry to look into media statements and campaigns against Buddhism. Pix by Kushan Pathiraja
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Longest ship at Magampura

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The 300-metre long vessel, Eurydice Darrived at the Hambanthota Magampura Harbour for refueling today. It was the longest ship to arrive at this harbor so far. The ship with a depth of 19 metres was supplied with 1,400 metric tonnes of IF-380 fuel. Seven vessels had been refueled at the harbour since the opening of the terminal. Pix by Sanath Gamage
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Posh new office for Customs

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The newly built Headquarters of Sri Lanka Customs was declared open by President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Fort today. Pix President’s Media
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Winners of Wijeya

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The Annual Graduation Ceremony of the Wijeya Graphics was held at the BMICH, Colombo on Saturday. Picture shows Minister of Education Bandula Gunawardena awarding a certificate to a student while Parliamentarian Ruwan Wijewardene looks on. Pix by Waruna Wanniarachchi
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Independent Arcade declared open by President

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The Independent Arcade was declared open by President Mahinda Rajapaksa this evening. The Arcade which is a commercial complex was constructed under the programme of converting Colombo into attractive city by the Urban Development Authority. Pix by Manoj Ratnayeka
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Teams ready for vital match

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South African captain AB de Villiers and team coach Russel Domingo together with Sri Lankan cricket team captain Angelo Mathews and team coach Marvan Atapattu during a practice session at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium in Hambantota today. AFP PHOTO
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Video: Joint efforts to scrap executive presidency

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The National Council for a Better Tomorrow headed by parliamentarian the Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thera held discussions with the Opposition UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe at the UNP headquarters Sirikotha today with regard to the abolishing of the executive presidency. Pix by Pradeep Pathirana
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Kataragama Esala Perahera

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The annual Kataragama Esala Perahera was held at the historic Ruhunu Kataragama Devale this evening for the 12th day with the participation of Basnayake Nilame, Shashindra Rajapaksa. Perahera will be held till July 12. Pix by Nisal Baduge
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Video: Valuable gifts

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President Mahinda Rajapakse and Australia's immigration minister Scott Morrison pose for a photograph in Colombo during a ceremony held to commission two Australian-gifted naval patrol boats. They will be deployed for preventing people smuggling operations. Pix by Pradeep Pathirana
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Protest for Consumer Rights

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The Alliance for protection of consumer and farmer Rights today staged a protest near the Health Ministry in Colombo urging the authorities to establish a standard for every canteen in Government intuitions and schools. Pix by Kithsiri De Mel
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Health workers in protest march
Ravana Balaya at Buddha Sasana Ministry
Japanese coastguards cleaning Mt. beach
Eid Mubarak!
Health workers in protest march
Ravana Balaya at Buddha Sasana Ministry
Japanese coastguards cleaning Mt. beach
Eid Mubarak!