News in pics

News pictures of the day

Colombo flooded

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

Second dose of Sinopharm vaccine administered

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The second dose of the Sinopharm Covid vaccine was administered in parts of Colombo today. Colombo Gazette photographer 

Floods amidst Covid

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A truck carrying oxygen tanks and people recovering their belongings from their homes are some of the scenes captured by our Colombo Gazette photographer...

Hunt for Delta intensifies

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Random PCR tests are being carried out in Dematagoda and other areas as the hunt for the Delta variant of the coronavirus intensifies with...

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)

Sinopharm vaccines taken to storage facility

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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...

Back to business

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Fishermen affected by the fire on the ship, MV X-Press Pearl, resumed fishing and their daily business after a fishing ban was lifted this...

Maintaining law and order

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Police Special Task Force (STF) officers patrol the Peliyagoda vegetable market where trading resumed as usual today following a three-day lockdown Colombo Gazette photographer

Walk-in vaccination centres

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The Army conducted ‘walk in’ vaccination centres across the country to administer the first dose of the Covid vaccine. Colombo Gazette photographer

An environmental disaster

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Navy officers clear plastic and other materiel washed ashore in Negombo from the MV X-Press Pearl Colombo Gazette photographer