Dancers take part in Corrientes Carnival in Argentina

CORRIENTES, Feb. 9, 2016 (Xinhua) -- A dancer takes part in the Corrientes Carnival, in the Corsodromo Nolo Alias, in Corrientes city, capital of...

Chinese Lunar New Year at Manhattan’s Chinatown in New York

NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2016 (Xinhua) -- People take photos during the traditional lion dance in Manhattan's Chinatown in New York, the United States...

First day of Lunar New Year in China

SANSHA, Feb. 8, 2016 (Xinhua) -- A national flag-raising ceremony is held on Yongxing Island in Sansha city, south China's Hainan Province, on Feb....

Temple fair kicks off in China’s Chengdu

CHENGDU, Feb. 6, 2016 (Xinhua) -- People look at a lantern show during a temple fair at Wuhouci Museum in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan...

Zeid begins Sri Lanka visit

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, arrived in Sri Lanka this morning (Saturday) for a four-day official visit, at...

Remanded

Yoshitha Rajapaksa, son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa taken to the remand prison from the Kaduwela Magistrates' court.

Maldives delegation briefs the media

A high-level Maldives Government delegation briefs the media in Colombo on the issue involving former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed.

Peacock Mansion swimming pool cleared

The swimming pool at the 'Peacock Mansion' owned by Sri Lanka Labour Party leader and businessman A.S.P. Liyanage, was cleared in the presence of...

Wuhan holds shopping fair for coming Spring Festival

WUHAN, Jan. 27, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Residents purchase goods at a shopping fair held for the coming Spring Festival in Wuhan, capital city of...

Destroyed to save lives

Sri Lanka Customs today began destroying more than 359 African elephant tusks (Blood Ivory) in their custody at Galle Face Green

Keeping fit

The inauguration ceremony of the Sports and Physical Health promotion program organized by the Ministry of Sports was held under the patronage of President...

Listening to their concerns

President Maithripala Sirisena listens to the concerns of employees of a new garment factory of the Hirdaramani group declared open in Puthukkudiyiruppu, Mullaitivu

China gets ready for Lunar New Year

Yuyuan Garden is preparing to host the Lantern Festival for the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year.

Wigneswaran welcomes Ranil in Jaffna

Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran welcomes Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in Jaffna for the National Thaipongal celebrations.

Singapore in preparation for Chinese New Year

SINGAPORE, Jan. 12, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Jan. 12, 2016 shows a monkey lantern decoration lit up in preparation for the Chinese...

Daily life of Afghan displaced children

KABUL, Jan. 10, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Afghan displaced children stand outside their tents in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, Jan. 10, 2016. More than one...

New Zeland police remove a Sri Lankan fan

New Zealand police seen removing a Sri Lankan fan for playing music during the New Zealand vs Sri Lanka Twenty20 cricket match at Eden Park today. A...

Hirunika leaves court

Parliamentarian Hirunika Premachandra who was arrested today over the abduction of a youth in Dematagoda leaves the Colombo Chief Magistrate's Court after being released on...

Remembering Lasantha

The seventh year death anniversary of journalist Lasantha Wickremetunga was commemorated today at his grave-site in Colombo. Family members, journalists, politicians and others attended...

Norwegian Foreign Minister in Sri Lanka

  The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway, Børge Brende, being greeted at the Foreign Ministry ahead of talks with Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera.