News in pics

News pictures of the day

Ranil begins India visit

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and his wife Maithree being received by Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in...

Ranil arrives in Japan

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe arrived in Japan today on an official visit

Travel ban hits Pettah

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Pettah, which is usually a busy area, is seen almost deserted as a result of the travel ban with only a few trading activities...

Sirisena greets Obama in New York

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President Maithripala Sirisena greeted US President Barack Obama during a reception hosted by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in New York

Patients stranded as doctors launch 24 hour strike

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Patients around the island were stranded as doctors attached to Government hospitals launched a 24 hour strike today. The strike by the Government Medical Officers...

Taking a stroll in Colombo

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Former South African cricketer and now commentator Jonty Rhodes seen taking a stroll on the streets of Colombo on a hot sunny day.

Mock rescue operation at Kebithigollewa

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The Army-pioneered mock Exercise 'Cormorant Strike VIII - 2017’ saw one of its most exciting accomplishments, a mock rescue operation in Kebithigollewa, Trincomalee. The final...

Light sculpture show for Valentine’s Day held in S. China

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Visitors watch a light sculpture show to greet Valentine’s Day in Macao, south China. (Xinhua)

Poster war begins

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A woman rides her bike past the election posters of Sri Lanka's former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for upcoming general election in Colombo,...

Unofficial curfew

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The unofficial curfew continued in Sri Lanka for a second day today (Saturday) with the Police are on alert to prevent anyone from violating...