Last Updated : 28-08-2014 03:11

 
 

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MR flying kites

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President Mahinda Rajapaksa is seen flying kites at the ' Kite Festival’ organised by the Ministry of National Languages and Social Integration to coincide with the Social Integration week held at the Galle Face Green yesterday.Pix by President's Media
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Video: Convicted!

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Former Tangalle Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Sampath Chandrapushpa Vidanapathirana is seen leaving the High Court after being convicted on charges of having murdered British tourist Khuram Sheikh and of having raped his girlfriend. Pix by Pradeep Pathirana & Jayamal Chandrasiri
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Malaysian passenger plane shot down

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Pictures show flames amongst the wreckages of the malaysian airliner carrying 295 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur after it crashed, near the town of Shaktarsk, in rebel-held east Ukraine. Pro-Russian rebels fighting central Kiev authorities claimed on Thursday. (AFP)
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Protest for media freedom

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The Committee to Protect the rights of Free Media organisations today staged a protest in front of the Fort Railway Station urging the authorities to protect the media as well as civil society. Pix by Pradeep Dilrukshana
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Video: Pointing fingers at each other

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UNP MP Nalin Bandara points his finger at the crowds who were gathered at the Sapugaskanda Oil Refinery today preventing them from entering the premises while the crowds point their finger at them. Pix by Pradeep Pathirana
Views: 2871

Gulp!

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A 13-foot python that had gulped a calf was captured by the villagers at Jambugasmulla, Akmeemana in Galle and was later released to the Hiyare reservoir.  Environmentalists said pythons usually refrain from meals for months after having such big meal. Pix by Sajeewa Wijeweera
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Video: Buddhist monks meet Media Minister

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Several Buddhist organisations including the National Sangha Council, Bodu Bala Sena and Sihala Ravaya met Mass Media and Information Minister Keheliya Rambukwella at the Ministry today.  They urged the Ministry to look into media statements and campaigns against Buddhism. Pix by Kushan Pathiraja
Views: 6774

Longest ship at Magampura

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The 300-metre long vessel, Eurydice Darrived at the Hambanthota Magampura Harbour for refueling today. It was the longest ship to arrive at this harbor so far. The ship with a depth of 19 metres was supplied with 1,400 metric tonnes of IF-380 fuel. Seven vessels had been refueled at the harbour since the opening of the terminal. Pix by Sanath Gamage
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Posh new office for Customs

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The newly built Headquarters of Sri Lanka Customs was declared open by President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Fort today. Pix President’s Media
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Winners of Wijeya

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The Annual Graduation Ceremony of the Wijeya Graphics was held at the BMICH, Colombo on Saturday. Picture shows Minister of Education Bandula Gunawardena awarding a certificate to a student while Parliamentarian Ruwan Wijewardene looks on. Pix by Waruna Wanniarachchi
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Independent Arcade declared open by President

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The Independent Arcade was declared open by President Mahinda Rajapaksa this evening. The Arcade which is a commercial complex was constructed under the programme of converting Colombo into attractive city by the Urban Development Authority. Pix by Manoj Ratnayeka
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Rarely seen bunch
Protest at Mahaweli Authority
Another successful  surgery
Fifth Comoran Strike exercise in EP
Rarely seen bunch
Protest at Mahaweli Authority
Another successful  surgery
Fifth Comoran Strike exercise in EP