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Buddhist monks held a march from Sama Viharaya in Anuradhapura to the New town yesterday urging the Government to hold the Provincial Council Elections soon. Anuradhapura District Bhikkhu Front organised the march.  
Picture by Amila Prabtah Wanasinghe, Anuradhapura Additional Group Corr.

The Easter Sunday Vigil Midnight Mass was held at the St. Mary’s Cathedral in Batticaloa, Puliyantivu yesterday. Bishop of Batticaloa Joseph Ponniah along with Parish Priest Rev. Fr. George Jeevaraj, Jesuit Rev. Father Joseph Mery and Rev. Fr. A. Morayas conducted the Mass. Picture by Sivam Packiyanathan, Batticaloa Special Corr.

 Prayers for the victims of the Easter Sunday bomb attacks are carried out throughout the country yesterday. Here a special holy mass at the St Mary's Church, Nayakakanda. Picture by Joseph Pius, Wattala Special Corr.

Canadian High Commissioner David McKinnon called on North Western Province Governor Raja Collure at the latter’s office recently. They discussed the development in the Province . Provincial Chief Secretary P. B. M. Sirisena was present. Picture by Anuruddha Subasinghe, Kurunegala Central Corr.