News in pics

News pictures of the day

Meeting Thai royalty

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President Maithripala Sirisena met Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn in Thailand today

Sir Garfield Sobers in Sri Lanka

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Legendary Cricketer Sir Garfield Sobers arrived in Sri Lanka today. He will be in the country to witness the 2nd Test Match against the visiting West...

Police give chase

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Police give chase to people collecting debris washed ashore from the ship MV X-Press Pearl, in Negombo today (Colombo Gazette photographer)

Ranil meets the Japanese Emperor

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe called on Japanese Emperor Akihito and his wife in Tokyo today

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...

In the spotlight

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Prime Minister designate Ranil Wickremesinghe and his wife Maithri Wickremesinghe greet the media at Temple Trees today. Wickremesinghe, who won the Parliamentary elections on...

Protest against violence on women held in Kashmir

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  Kashmiri journalists hold placards as they participate in a sit-in protest against domestic violence of women in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir,...

Commanding the sea

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President Maithripala Sirisena visited the Trincomalee navy base today and had discussions with officers at the base.

Students travelling overseas get vaccinated

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Students looking to travel overseas got vaccinated at the Army hospital in Colombo

SAITM students seek divine help

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Students Action Committee of the South Asian Institute of Technology & Medicine (SAITM) conducted a Bodhi Poojawa at the Bellanwila Rajamaha Viharaya to invoke blessings...