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Monte Carlo Masters tennis tournament

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Rafael Nadal of Spain poses with his trophy after winning the final of the Monte Carlo Masters tennis tournament in Monaco April 17, 2011. REUTERS
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Bakmaha Ulela

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This little child erupts in joy as she wins a race at Saturday’s Bakmaha Ulela celebrations at Maligathenna, Gampaha organized by the Maligathenna Tharuna Sanvidanaya. Pix by Kushan Pathiraja
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Snapshot !

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Today is Bak Full Moon Poya day. The picture shows a foreign tourist who visited the Gangarama temple taking a photograph of statues at the temple. Pix by Pradeep Dilrukshana
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Governor's Cup

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Ms. Nishara Jayaratne’s stable lifted the prestigious Governor's Cup in a highly contested nine furlong race at the Nuwara Eliya horse racing track yesterday. The eight horse event saw some brilliant riding by the local and Indian jockeys. Pix by Waruna Wanniarachchi
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Puppy play

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Eight week-old Saint Bernard puppies play in an enclosure of the St. Bernard Dog Museum in the south western Swiss town of Martigny, April 16, 2011.  In 2005 the non-profit Barry Foundation took over the breeding kennel from the Hospice at the Great Saint Bernard mountain pass (2473 metres/8114 ft. altitude) to continue the 300-year-old tradition of breeding the famous dogs, which return to their origin on the mountain pass during the summer months. REUTERS
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Traditional games

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The picture shows foreign tourist holidaying in Sri Lanka taking part in traditional Avurudu games in Trincomalee today. The Avurudu celebrations which were organized by the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau were held to share Sri Lankas rich culture and traditions with visitors to the country. Pix by Amaradoru Amarajeeva
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Rescued

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Eleven Myanmar fishermen who were stranded in international waters after their fishing vessel was damage were rescued by Sri Lankan fishermen and handed over to the Sri Lanka Navy today. The picture shows the Navy handing the fishermen over to the police to make arrangements for their safe journey back to Myanmar. Pix by Amaradoru Amarajeeva
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Taking part in Avurudu traditions

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The picture shows people lined up to take part in one of the last Avurudu traditions of applying  anointment to the head with Nanu (medicated shampoo) and oil at the Bellanwila Raja Maha Viharaya this morning . Pix by Pradeep Dilrukshana
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Chernobyl

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The sarcophagus covering the damaged fourth reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant is seen behind a radiation sign and a device used for measuring radiation levels April 15, 2011. Belarus, Ukraine and Russia will mark the 25th anniversary of the nuclear reactor explosion in Chernobyl, the place where the world's worst civil nuclear accident took place, on April 26.  REUTERS
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Moon Ring 'Sandamadala'

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The moon can produce interesting optical effects when conditions are right, the most common of which are moon rings. The pictures show the moon ring "Sandamadala" which was visible last night. Pics by Kushan Pathiraja
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Fully loaded

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A Libyan rebel poses with weapons after fierce fighting erupted afresh around the battleground Libyan crossroads town of Ajdabiya. AFP
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