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Falcon takes to the sky

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A Danish F-16 Fighting Falcon takes off from the tarmac of the Sigonella NATO Airbase on the southern Italian island of Sicily March 21, 2011. Arab nations do not want the military intervention under way in Libya to be placed under NATO control, French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe said on Monday. REUTERS
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LG election a success

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Addressing the first news briefing of the UPFA after the Local Government polls at the Mahaweli Centre, UPFA MPs stated that the government has once again been approved by the people of the country. Pix by Nisal Baduge
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A dental check-up

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Former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka was brought to the Dental Institute at Ward Place in Colombo today for a dental check-up. The picture shows Sarath Fonseka waving at supporters during his visit. Pix by Pradeep Dilrukshana
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Chasing away

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The picture shows a soldier chasing away a cricket enthusiast who lined up near the P.D. Sirisena ground after he tried to jump the queue several times to buy tickets for the upcoming ICC 2011 World Cup Quarter final match between Sri Lanka and England.  Pix by Suminda Sudarshana Pathirana.
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Zebra or buffalo

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Students of the Sri Lanka University of Visual and Performing Arts organized a practical performance in front of the Army Hospital in Colombo this morning. The picture shows students painting a Buffalo as a Zebra as a part of the performance. Pix by Pradeep Dilrukshana 
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The World Water Day

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A walk to mark the “World Water Day” has been organized by the Ministry of Water Supply and Drainage board from Green Path Colombo to BMICH today.  Pics by Samantha Perera
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Tourist boat capsized at Lguazu Falls

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A helicopter hovers as rescue workers help tourists after an inflatable boat carrying ten people capsized at the Iguazu Falls March 21, 2011. Two U.S tourists died and eight others from various countries were injured in the accident, according to local media reports. REUTERS
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Elephant in danger

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Villagers at Sravasthipura in Anuradhapura alerted Wildlife authorities about an injured elephant in the area, which they say has not had food for four days because of its inability to move die to its injuries. Pic by Atula Bandara
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147th Police Heroes Day

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A commemoration ceremony was held under the patronage of IGP Dr. Mahinda Balasooriya in front of the Commemorative Monument constructed at the Field Force Headquarters to mark the 147th Police Heroes Day, which falls today. Accordingly, ceremonies in their honour are being held in all the police stations islandwide. Pics by Pradeep Dilrukshana
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Pyramid of the Sun

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A hot air balloon floats past people who are watching the sunrise at the Pyramid of the Sun of Teotihuacan outside Mexico City during a festival as part of the spring equinox March 20, 2011. Hundreds of Mexicans and tourists gather at Teotihuacan every year to welcome the spring equinox. REUTERS
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Invoking Blessings on Japan

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Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesighe, Deputy Leader Karu Jayasuriya  and MP Wijedasa Rajapaksa at a Bodhi Pooja held at Kelani Vihara today to invoke blessings on the earthquake victims in Japan. Pic by Nisal Badhuge 
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MR shows the way
DM participates in Ifthar ceremony
Another train derailment
Mahela notches up 150
MR shows the way
DM participates in Ifthar ceremony
Another train derailment
Mahela notches up 150