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Four legged chicken

Four legged chicken

🕔17:48, 29.Sep 2012

A four legged chicken was spotted at a house in the Dambulla area by our area correspondent. The bird seemed to be in good health despite having two extra legs. Pic by Kanchana Kumara Ariyadasa          

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Celebrating the Chinese national day

Celebrating the Chinese national day

🕔09:05, 29.Sep 2012

The confucius institute of the University of Kelaniya celebrated the Chinese National Day and Mid Autumn Festival at the Galle Face hotel in Colombo on September 28/2012. The Chinese Ambassador in Colombo was the Chief Guest at the event. (Pics

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Reaching out from the heart

Reaching out from the heart

🕔07:02, 26.Sep 2012

The Sri Lankan Cricket Team took time off from their practices to spend some time with these differently able kids who came to watch their hero’s practice in Kandy in the ongoing ICC T20 world cup 2012.      

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Reaching out

Reaching out

🕔08:27, 21.Sep 2012

Players from the West Indies Cricket Team who are in Colombo for the T20 world cup, took part in the ICC, UNAIDS and UNICEF ‘Thinkwise’ initiative to highlight the need to combat stigma and discrimination surrounding HIV/AIDS.  Pics courtesy UNICEF

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ICC cricket awards 2012

ICC cricket awards 2012

🕔22:54, 15.Sep 2012

The ICC Cricket Awards for 2012 took place at the Water’s Edge hotel in Kotte. Kumar Sangakkara was the big winner at the awards. (Pics courtesy ESPN)              

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All set for the ICC T20 world cup

All set for the ICC T20 world cup

🕔07:57, 13.Sep 2012

The teams taking part in the ICC Twenty 20 world cup arrived in Sri Lanka over the past couple of days. The tournament begins next week. (Pics courtesy ICC)              

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Cricket builds bridges

Cricket builds bridges

🕔10:24, 9.Sep 2012

Sri Lanka cricket legends Mahela Jayawardena and Kumar Sangakkara launched the 2012 Murali Harmony Cup on Saturday (September 8) by opening the newly-built IODR Oval in the previously war-affected northern town of Oddusuddan in Mullaitivu. The school cricket ground is

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Voting underway in local council polls

Voting underway in local council polls

🕔09:01, 8.Sep 2012

Local council elections are currently underway in the Eastern, North Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces. Our correspondents in those areas sent us these pictures. (Pics by Kanchana Kumar Ariyadasa)              

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ICC Twenty20 world cup in Galle

ICC Twenty20 world cup in Galle

🕔23:47, 4.Sep 2012

The ICC cricket Twenty20 world cup, which is now in Sri Lanka for the tournament this month, toured Galle. Cricket fans were at hand to get a glimpse of the trophy. (Pics courtesy ICC)            

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Ashanthi set to “rock the world”

Ashanthi set to “rock the world”

🕔00:38, 25.Aug 2012

Sri Lanka’s Queen of Pop, Ashanthi, launched her international crossover album “Rock The World” in the presence of top officials from Universal Music India and Sri Lanka on Friday August 24 at the Water’s Edge hotel.        

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The final battle ground: Three years on

The final battle ground: Three years on

🕔16:54, 20.Aug 2012

The scars of the final stages of the bitter war between the LTTE and the military can still be seen in areas like Mullaitivu andPuthukudiruppu. Most of it is now part of a tourist attraction. A reporter who visited the

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SLPL 2012 opening ceremony

SLPL 2012 opening ceremony

🕔21:01, 10.Aug 2012

The opening ceremony of the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) 2012 held at the Sugathadasa indoor stadium in Colombo.                      

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“Evolution in concert” gives opera a new meaning

“Evolution in concert” gives opera a new meaning

🕔23:05, 3.Aug 2012

If one expected a typical opera concert at “Evolution in concert” staged at the Lionel Wendt, well then we were in for a surprise. “Evolution in concert” saw hits from the likes of Coldplay, Leona Lewis and Queen being performed on

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Lankan netball team in Australia

Lankan netball team in Australia

🕔08:58, 18.Jun 2012

The Sri Lankan netball team was in Australia to train for the upcoming Asian championships to be held in Sri Lanka. The team includes Dharshini Sivalingham, the tallest netball player in the world. The team met the Australian team and

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Celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

Celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

🕔00:46, 1.Jun 2012

The British High Commission in Colombo on Thursday (May 31) celebrated the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. Several Ambassadors, government and opposition parliamentarians and VIPs were among the guests.   [slideshow]    

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Bollywood in Sri Lanka for rugby sevens

Bollywood in Sri Lanka for rugby sevens

🕔09:07, 27.May 2012

Bollywood stars arrived in Sri Lanka for the Carlton Rugby Sevens. Actress Preity Zinta is seen here about to board an Air Force helicopter after landing in Sri Lanka.

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Fonseka visits Puttalam

Fonseka visits Puttalam

🕔23:51, 23.May 2012

Former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka, who was released from prison this week, visited Puttalam this evening (Wednesday).  His family and UNP Parliamentarian Palitha Range Bandara were among those who accompanied him.

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Fonseka reunited with his family

Fonseka reunited with his family

🕔09:22, 22.May 2012

Former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka reunites with his family after being freed from prison on a Presidential pardon. (pics courtesy AFP)

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The English are here

The English are here

🕔16:24, 13.Mar 2012

The English cricketers, in Sri Lanka for a Test series, were hosted at a reception by the British High Commissioner in Sri Lanka John Rankin (March 13, 2012). Pics by Indika Sri Aravinda

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COCA at the Colombo Art Biennale

COCA at the Colombo Art Biennale

🕔23:53, 18.Feb 2012

COCA was a fringe event at the Colombo Art Biennale and Colombo Gazette was there to catch some of the exhibits and associated events on camera.

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