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“The Night of Shiva”

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The picture shows Hindu devotees observing Maha Shivarathri Day at the Sivam Kovil Kotahena Colombo today by in honor of Lord Shiva. Maha Shivarathri is celebrated throughout the world by Hindus. During the day and night they spend singing the devotional hymns and dance joyously in the name of the Lord for the blessing. Pics by Pradeep Pathirana
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Protesting for rights

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The State Engineering Employees Union today staged a protest campaign in front of the State Engineering Corporation in Colombo 2, protesting against what they called a “suppression” by the management and protesting against the recent decision outlining a circular released, bringing down the retirement age from 60 to 57. Pic by Kithsiri de Mel
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Celebrating the 60th Anniversary

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The Sri Lanka Air Force celebrated their 60th Anniversary today with an exhibition and carnival organized at the Sri Lanka Air Force base in Ratmalana. The picture shows President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the 60th Anniversary celebrations this morning. Pix by Indaratna Balasuriya
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Battlefield of "Baengma Goji"

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Middle and high school students who defected from North Korea listen to a military guide upon their visit to the battlefield of Baengma Goji (The Battle of White Horse) near the demilitarized zone in Cheorwon, about 77 km (48 miles) northeast of Seoul, March 2, 2011, after a ceremony to commemorate their school's foundation anniversary. About 140 students from Hangyeore Middle and High School for North Korean teenage defectors took part in the ceremony on Wednesday to bless their North Korean relatives, who remain in the North, and hope for the reunification of the two Koreas. The battle is one of the fiercest conflicts in the history of the 1950-53 Korean War.  REUTERS
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Javan rhino

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This handout photo released by WWF on February 28, 2011 shows a video grab recorded on November 22, 2010 of a Javan rhino and a male calf captured by hidden cameras in the jungle of the rhino sanctuary in Ujung Kulon National Park on the southwestern tip of Java island.  This images from the camera trap is a proof that Javan rhinos are breeding in Indonesia's national park, the last redoubt of one of the world's most threatened mammals, environmental group WWF said Monday. Environmentalis say there are only about 40 Javan rhinos left in the wild. AFP PHOTO / HO / WWF / TNUK
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81st Geneva Car Show

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Italian carmaker Pagani's new Huayra sports car is displayed during the first media day of the 81st Geneva Car Show at the Palexpo in Geneva March 1, 2011. REUTERS
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Locally built naval craft

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The Navy today handed over a locally built naval craft to the Sri Lanka Coast Guard. The picture shows Coast Guard personnel after the craft was handed over. Pix by Samantha Perera
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A heavy burden

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JVP which took to the streets to protest against the high cost of living in Colombo today pledged to make Lipton circus another Tahrir Square. The picture shows JVP protester carrying an effigy of a loaf of bread during the protest. Pix by Pradeep Pathirana
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Malinga gets Hat-trick

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Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga celebrates after taking the wicket of Kenya's Shem Ngoche during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match in Colombo March 1, 2011. REUTERS
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Tragic flight

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Two Kfir Aircraft rehearsing a fly pass for the Air Force Anniversary celebrations have collided near Warana in the Gampaha district in the morning. President Mahinda Rakapaksa visited the place and observed the damage. The picture shows the wreckage of the crashed aircraft. Pix by Pushpakumara Mallawarachchi & Kushan Pathirajah
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Incredible military skills

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Kuwaiti troops show their skills during a military show in Kuwait City on February 28, 2011 as the Gulf state marks its 50th Independence Day and 20th anniversary of the end of the Gulf war with the liberation of Kuwait from Iraqi occupation. AFP
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