Last Updated : 20-04-2014 22:27

 
 
 

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US resolution adopted

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The US sponsored resolution on Sri Lanka at the 25th session of the UNHRC in Geneva was adopted short while ago with 23 countries voting for, 12 against and 12 abstained.
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Video: Fake notes

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Police spokesman Ajith Rohana holds a genuine Rs. 5,000 note in his right hand and a counterfeit 5,000 rupee note on his left hand today, at a media briefing at the Police Headquarters. Pix by Kushan Pathiraja
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Arts students protest in Fort

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Students of the Visual and Performing Arts University today staged a protest in front of the Fort Railway station urging the authorities not reduce the duration of the degree course from four years to three. Pix by Pradeep Dilrukshana
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An ordeal that continues

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The Ministerial Security Division provides security to the girlfriend of murdered British tourist Khuram Shaikh, who appeared  at the Colombo High Court today. Pix by Waruna Wanniarachchi
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Video: Elephant owners want proper ownership records

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A group of elephant owners accompanied by about 25 elephants today staged a demonstration opposite the Wildlife Resources Conservation Ministry at Battaramulla and handed over a memorandum to Minister Vijith Vijeyamuni Soysa. Pix by Nisal Baduge, Siri Mahabellana
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"Adistana Pooja"

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An "Adistana Pooja" organised by the Federation of National organisations held today at Independence Square to invoke blessings on the president and the people and to bring success at the Geneva UNHRC resolution. Pix by Kushan Pathiraja
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Video: Mervyn reserves his place in Kanatta

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Public Affairs and Public Relations Minister Mervyn Silva laid the foundation stone at his reserved grave plot at the Borella cemetery today. The Minister invited Pitiduwe Siri Samanthabhadra Thera to bless the site of his own resting place. He interred his mother’s ashes also at the same place. Pix by Kithsiri de Mel
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Law Faculty protest

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Students of the Law Faculty of the Colombo University staged a protest in front of College House this morning.Pix by Nisal Baduge
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Isipathana prevail over Royal in cliff hanger

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Isipathana (Green jersey) prevailed over Royal in their crucial Singer U20 school rugby league tournament match played at Longden Place this evening. The cliff hanger saw the green jerseys record a close 15 points to 14 win and also retain the Major Milroy Fernando trophy. Pix by Kushan Pathraja
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In mourning

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The remains of Ven. Dr. Harispaththuwe Ariyawansalankara Thera are being taken to the Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Teaching Hospital in Yakkala from the Vipassana Meditation Centre in Colombo. As requested by the Thera prior to his demise, his funeral was organised in a simple manner, sans coffin. Pic by Nisal Baduge 
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As high as a kite

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A kite competition was held at the Galle Face with over 3000 students representing various age groups participating. The event drew a massive number of creative kites that were displayed with 25 winners being chosen by the organizers. Pix by Nisal Baduge
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Yanni ready to rock Colombo
Recalling the ordeal
The ride that ended in tears
Bad weather destroys houses in Mahakachchikodi
Yanni ready to rock Colombo
Recalling the ordeal
The ride that ended in tears
Bad weather destroys houses in Mahakachchikodi