Last Updated : 03-09-2014 02:51

 
 

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Hermit crabs

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A picture taken on March 3, 2011 in Paris shows tamed land hermit crabs with painted shell. Worth a dozen euros in France, terrestrial hermit crabs are growing in popularity as pets and will perharps be a sustitute for red fishes. AFP PHOTO

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Exercising their franchise

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Postal voting is currently underway for the upcoming Local Government elections.  The picture shows security personnel and other government officials in Vavuniya, Matara, Colombo and Galle exercising their franchise. Pix by Romesh Madushanka, Krishan Jeewaka Jayaruk, Pradeep Dilrukshana & Samantha Perera
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King Kong in Rio

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Revelers of the Salgueiro samba school participate in the second night of the annual Carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro's Sambadrome March 7, 2011.    REUTERS
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Celebrating International Women's Day

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The National Ceremony to celebrate the International Women's Day was held at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium this afternoon. The picture shows President Mahinda Rajapaksa being given a memento at the event. Pix by Chaminda Hittatiya
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Good governance

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The National Bikkhu Front today called on the government to change over to good governance to mark the 2600 Sambuddha Jayantiya and ease the burden borne by the people with the high cost of living. The picture shows Chief Patron of the National Bikkhu Front, Ven Atthanagne Raranapala Thera addressing the media. Pix by Nisal Baduge
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Signing agreements

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The Sri Lankan and Brazilian governments today signed several agreements pertaining to the extension of visa requirements for holders of diplomatic, official and service passports of the two countries. The picture shows Sri Lankan External Affaires Minister Prof. G. L. Peiris and Brazilian External Relations Minister Antonio Patriota during their meeting. Pix by Pradeep Pathirana
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Rio Carnival

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Revellers of the Imperatriz Leopoldinense samba school participate in the annual Carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro's Sambadrome March 6, 2011. REUTERS
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Winter Carnival

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Hungarian people wear masks during the traditional Buso Carnival in Mohacs, southern Hungary March 6, 2011. At the Buso Carnival, which lasts for six days, locals bury the winter and party before the start of lent. According to legend, the masks helped locals scare away the Turks in the 16th century. REUTERS
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Inter-schools rugby 7’s

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Defending league championships St. Peter’s began the 2011 all-island inter-school rugby campaign under 20 inter-schools rugby 7’s for the second successive year defeating Kingswood by 24 points to 15 in the final played at the  Royal Sports Complex grounds in Reid Avenue yesterday. The picture shows Peterite play maker Sandun Herath in action in the final against Kingswood yesterday. Pix by Pradeep Dilrukshana
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“Walk for Cancer”

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“Walk for Cancer” a cancer awareness and fundraising event organized by the Sri Lanka Cancer Society was held at the Green Path this afternoon. The picture shows a youngster who took part in the walk imprinting her palm print to show support to Sri Lanka Cancer Society and raise awareness regarding Cancer in Sri Lanka. Pix by Waruna Wanniarachchi
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Showing off dog skills

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The Sri Lanka Air Force Dog Unit displayed their skills and tactics to the visitors of the Sri Lanka Air Force Exhibition and Carnival in Ratmalana today. A German Shepard is seen here attacking a dummy hand which is held by his master who poses as a suspect during the show.  Pix by Pradeep Dilrukshana
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Protest demanding salary increase
Launch of ‘Adara Ankura’
Remembering Anagarika Dharmapala
Harin in Passara
Protest demanding salary increase
Launch of ‘Adara Ankura’
Remembering Anagarika Dharmapala
Harin in Passara