Reaching out from the heart

The Sri Lankan Cricket Team took time off from their practices to spend some time with these differently able kids who came to watch...

Reaching out

Players from the West Indies Cricket Team who are in Colombo for the T20 world cup, took part in the ICC, UNAIDS and UNICEF...

ICC cricket awards 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....

All set for the ICC T20 world cup

The teams taking part in the ICC Twenty 20 world cup arrived in Sri Lanka over the past couple of days. The tournament begins...

Cricket builds bridges

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...

Voting underway in local council polls

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

ICC Twenty20 world cup in Galle

The ICC cricket Twenty20 world cup, which is now in Sri Lanka for the tournament this month, toured Galle. Cricket fans were at hand...

Ashanthi set to “rock the world”

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...

The final battle ground: Three years on

The scars of the final stages of the bitter war between the LTTE and the military can still be seen in areas like Mullaitivu...

SLPL 2012 opening ceremony

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

“Evolution in concert” gives opera a new meaning

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...

Lankan netball team in Australia

The Sri Lankan netball team was in Australia to train for the upcoming Asian championships to be held in Sri Lanka. The team includes...

Celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

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

Bollywood in Sri Lanka for rugby sevens

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

Fonseka visits Puttalam

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

Fonseka reunited with his family

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

The English are here

The English cricketers, in Sri Lanka for a Test series, were hosted at a reception by the British High Commissioner in Sri Lanka John...

COCA at the Colombo Art Biennale

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

Chinese cultural event in Colombo

Sri Lanka Tourism, along with AIESEC Sri Lanka, hosted “Ayubowan China” on the 28th of January 2012 at the Light House Galley, Colombo 01. This Chinese...

Sri Lanka welcomes 2012 in style

Post war Sri Lanka welcomed 2012 in style with 31st night parties being held around the country and fireworks lighting up the sky. Some of...