News in pics

News pictures of the day

Ranil begins India visit

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

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

Travel ban hits Pettah

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

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

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

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

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

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

Poster war begins

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

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