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First man in space

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A  file photo taken on July 11, 1961 shows Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin saluting the crowd upon his arrival in London during an official visit to England. One half century ago, a carpenter's son named Yuri Gagarin lifted off to become the first man in space, carving an indelible mark in human history and scoring the Soviet Union's greatest Cold War success. AFP PHOTO
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Army chief inspects construction site

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Army Chief Jagath Jayasuriya yesterday inspected construction work to build a Wellness Resort for disable soldiers in Anuradhapura. The $10 million resort will accommodate 55 quadriplegics, and include residential facilities for visiting family members. Pix by Pradeep Pathirana
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Launching the boats

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Barramundi Boatyard Pvt Ltd. in Weligama which is approved as a BOI project of making Luxury sailboats has released the second sail boat which was made in Sri Lanka. The launch of these boats was held on 05th April at Weligama coast line. Pics by  Ranjan Jayawardena - Weligama
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Health is wealth

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An exhibition was held today at the premises of the National Hospital Colombo to mark the World Health day. A number of health awareness programmes were organized to educate the general public. (Pic by Kushan Pathiraja)
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Ayurvedic Graduates protest

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Members of the unemployed Ayurvedic Graduates’ Union stage a protest in front of the Institute of Indigenous Medicine, Rajagiriya today, urging the government to consider recruiting the unemployed Ayurvedic medical students into service. Pics by Kushan Pathiraja
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Protesting for Bennet’s release

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Media Rights groups organised a protest today outside the Kaduwela Magistrates Court calling for the release of Lanka e-news editor Bennet Rupasinghe. Anoma Fonseka and JVPer Vijitha Hearth show their support. Pic by Varuna Wanniarachchi
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Precautions against radiation

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Elementary school students hold umbrellas on their way to school as it rains in Seoul April 7, 2011. Concerns about radiation fallout from Japan's nuclear disaster prompted some schools in South Korea to shut on Thursday as rain fell over most of the country, but the nuclear safety agency played down immediate health risks. The country's nuclear safety agency said a small level of radioactive iodine and caesium particles were reported in the rain falling on the island of Jeju off the country's south coast but it was not enough to cause public health concern. REUTERS
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New Year’s here

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Primary school children in year 1 & 2 of the Minuwangoda Nalanda National School held their New Year festival yesteday. The New Year festival theme was related to the tradition of the Village Headman house. Picture shows the children acting characters of the Village Headman and their family. Pics by Pradeep Pathirana
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Tiger Woods at Augusta

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Tiger Woods from the US during a practice round prior to the 2011 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club April 6, 2011 in Augusta, Georgia. AFP
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British HC in Kataragama

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British High Commissioner John Rankin on a visit to Kataragama today met Chief Incumbent of the Kiriwehera temple Ven. Dr. Aluthwewe Soratha Thera and discussed development projects including the Hambantota port, Matala airport and the Suriyawewa stadium.
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Extorters Remanded

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Fourteen suspects including the Deputy Mayor of the Paliyagoda Municipal Council and the Chairman of the Kelaniya Multi Purpose Corporative Society were remanded till April 18 for allegedly extorting money from the fish mongers of the newly built fish market at Paliyagoda today. Pics by Pradeep Pathirana
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Aren’t they tasty?
Chinese beauties visit Minneriya
CRAFTALIVE initiative
Basil opens National Handicrafts Exhibition