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Sri Lankan community in Sydney protest

The Sri Lankan community in Sydney staged a demonstration against President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. Pictures by Brad Stevens 

Day 9 at Occupy Galle Face

Day 9 at the Occupy Galle Face protest staged at Galle Face, Colombo Pics by Easwaran Rutnam

Basil presents budget for 2022

Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa presented the 2022 budget in Parliament today.

South African cricket team tested for Covid

  The South African Cricket Team underwent PCR testing after arriving in Colombo today (Thursday) for a limited-overs tour.

Sinopharm vaccines taken to storage facility

A consignment of 1.6 million doses of the Sinopharm vaccine donated by China arrived at the Health Ministry to be stored before being dispatched...

Colombo flooded

Parts of Colombo were flooded today following heavy rain. Pictures shared on social media showed the extent of the floods in some areas  

Vaccination drive continues

The vaccination drive managed by the military continues around the country as the Government looks to inoculate most people by the end of this...

Protest in Colombo against KDU Bill

A protest was staged in Colombo today against the Kotelawala Defence University Bill Colombo Gazette photographer

Mobile vaccination

The mobile vaccination program of the Government is continuing as efforts are being taken to expedite the Covid vaccination program in Sri Lanka.

Before the law

The suspects accused of exploiting and raping a 15-year-old girl, including a former Maldivian State Minister, were presented to court today for an identification...