A fleet of Indian boats poach in Sri Lankan waters as the Indo-Lanka fishing issue gathers steam ahead of talks scheduled to take place later this month.
A woman in Mullaitivu grieves beside the grave of a family member killed during the 2004 tsunami. Commemorative ceremonies were held around the island on Thursday to mark the ninth anniversary of the 26 December 2004 tsunami.
Army commandos paste posters in Kalatura calling for new applicants to join the special commando unit. Picture by Lalith Perera
A young boy holds on to his sister as they wait for their parents to return from a bank in Killinochchi. The former LTTE administered town is preparing to celebrate Christmas with a massive Christmas tree. Picture by Lalith Perera
A group of UNP supporters attempt to hold a hoarding of the UNP from falling over at the 55th UNP convention held at the party headquarters yesterday
Asia’s tallest Christmas tree was erected in Kilinochchi last week. The 116 feet high tree with 59,000 bulbs was put together by the Sri Lanka army. The army said that 249 GI pipes and 25 truckloads of Cypress tree branches were used to create the massive tree. Picture by Lalith Perera
Former IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn (left) who stepped down in disgrace in 2011 over an alleged sex scandal, met Central Bank Of Sri Lanka Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal at the latter’s office on Friday (December 13).
A demonstration was staged last week near the Fort railway station against abductions taking place in the country, with demands to know the whereabouts of human rights activists Lalith and Kugan. Picture by Lalith Perera