Last Updated : 25-07-2014 13:21

 
 

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Soldiers clean up at Vatrrapalai

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Seen here are Army personnel cleaning the Vatrrapalai Amman Temple area in Mullaithivu near the Nandhikadal lagoon after the Kovil’s annual festival which was held yesterday. Pix by Pradeep Pathirana
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Operation Sovereign Borders

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The Australian Government today held a media briefing for Colombo based journalists on Operation Sovereign Borders, the Australian Government’s military-led border security initiative designed to prevent human smuggling via sea. Pix by Pradeep Dilrukshana
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Ranil faults decision to reduce powers of UGC

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Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe speaking to the members of academic community this evening. UNP Leadership Council Member Ruwan Wijewardene and MP Eran Wickramaratne are also present. Pix. by Kushan Pathiraja
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Video: Vattapalai Amman Temple festival

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The annual festival of the Vattapalai Amman Temple in Mullaitivu near the Nandhikadal lagoon was organised today by the Sri Lanka Army. A large number of devotees took part in the ceremony. Pix by Pradeep Pathirana
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Women seek fairness from govt.

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The ‘Women for Rights’ organization today staged a protest in front of the Consumer Affairs Ministry urging the government to pass the benefit of price decreases in the international market to the local consumers. Pix by Nisal Baduge
Views: 1335

Mika Singh Live!

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India’s popular Bollywood playback singer Mika Singh is seen performing at the BMICH on Saturday. Pix by Samantha Perera
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Cracking nuts

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The Matara SLTB Depot employees held a demonstration and dashed coconuts at the Sri Vishnu Devale today against the closure of the Depot without the workers being paid their salaries for April and May. Picture shows protestors marching to the Sri Vishnu Devalaya with coconuts in hand. Pic by Krishasn Jewaka
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The 109th birth anniversary

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The 109th birth anniversary of leftist leader and humanitarian the late N. M. Perera was held today at the foot of his statue at the Ayurveda Junction in Borella. Pix by Waruna Wanniarachchi
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Video: NTUC protest

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Members of the National Trade Union Centre (NTUC) yesterday staged a protest in front of the Fort Railway Station against the government’s decision to give Employees’ Commuted Pension as a bank loan and to pay the unpaid pension gratuity. Pix by Nisal Baduge
Views: 2073

JVP fights dengue

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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) today staged a protest near the Colombo South Teaching Hospital, Kalubowila urging the authorities to formulate a mechanism to tackle the increasing numbers of dengue patients. Pix by Waruna Wanniarachchi
Views: 1787

Video: Tree across the road

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One side of the road at the Prince of Wales Avenue which leads to Colombo was blocked today as a tree fell across the road. A lorry and a car were damaged but no injuries were reported. Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) and the Fire brigade managed to clear the roadway. Pix by Samantha Perera
Views: 2077

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