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After the fire

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The office premises of the news website LankaeNews was set on fire by an unidentified group this morning. The picture shows the office premises after the fire was extinguished. Pix by Pradeep Dilrukshana
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Australian Open Winners

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia (R) holds the winner's trophy after beating Andy Murray of Britain (L) who poses with the runner's-up shield after their men's singles final on the fourteenth day of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 30, 2011. AFP PHOTO
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“India Against Corruption”

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People hold anti-corruption placards while listening to speeches during a march “India Against Corruption” in New Delhi on January 30, 2011. Marking the 63rd death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, thousands of people participated in a protest march against corruption.The march, that is taking place simultaneously in 60 cities across India, is part of an anti-graft campaign by civil society groups. AFP PHOTO
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All smiles

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Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe UNP Gampaha District MP Ruwan Wijewardene Provincial council  member Ajith Manaperuma in a lighter moment at the youth meeting organized by the UNP Youth Wing National Youth Front in Gampaha today. This was the first public gathering organized by the party following the handing over of nominations for the forthcoming local government election. Pic By Kushan Pathiraja
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Tribute to Gandhi

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An Indian Sham Lal Gandhi poses as he spins cotton next to a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi as a tribute on Martyr's Day in Amritsar on January 30, 2011. Martyr's Day is celebrated to mark the death anniversary of Gandhi who was assassinated by a hindu fanatic in 1948.  AFP PHOTO
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Thar she blows

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The Sri Lanka Navy today launched its whale watching facility for the public at the Galle harbor in its A-543 naval vessel.  The naval vessel can accommodate over 100 persons in a 3 or 6 hour whale watching journey. Pix by Pradeep Pathirana
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“Year of the Rabbit” is near

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This photo taken on January 29, 2011 shows pedestrians walking past a decoration for the upcoming Lunar New Year, or the “Year of the Rabbit” celebrations in Lanzhou, northwest China's Gansu province. The Lunar New Year holiday is the most important annual celebration in China, when the nation largely shuts down as families gather together for reunions and feasts. More than 2.5 billion passenger trips by air, rail, bus or sea will be taken around the holiday, the government says, as China's army of migrant workers, business people and students return home for the festivities.    CHINA OUT   AFP PHOTO
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Lion dance

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A participant waits to perform during the first lion dance competition held to celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year in Manila January, 2011. Some 12 competing “lions” from different lion dance troupes joined in the activity which aims to promote Metro Manila as a tourist destination. REUTERS
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Acquiring a 'nationality'

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Photo taken on january 28, 2011 shows one of the four elephants held 'hostage' in Morocco walking on a no man's land close to Casablanca's Great Mosque, following European Union travel restrictions that prevent wild animals coming from Africa to enter the EU. But having spent more than six months in Morocco “under European rules they have technically acquired the 'nationality' of the country where they are,” the EU told AFP on January 27. Morocco, however, has no regulations on animal health compatible with EU rules and suffers moreover from foot and mouth disease. The elephants left France on tour in 2005.  AFP PHOTO

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Indian education

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“The Great India Education Fair” is currently being held at the Sri Lanka Exhibition & Convention Centre. The picture shows a presentation being made regarding the Education Fair today. Pix by Indaratna Balasuriya
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Australian Open tennis champ

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Kim Clijsters of Belgium holds her trophy after winning Li Na of China in their women's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 29, 2011. REUTERS
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Launch of ‘Adara Ankura’
Remembering Anagarika Dharmapala
Harin in Passara
Series win
Launch of ‘Adara Ankura’
Remembering Anagarika Dharmapala
Harin in Passara
Series win