Deputy Minister of Highways Eran Wickramaratne tests the free Wi-Fi service launched at the Fort railway station last week by the Government. Picture by Lalith Perera

A Japanese couple poses with a policeman in Colombo while touring the city. Picture by Lalith Perera

Former Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremenayake shares a joke with Parliamentarians Namal Rajapaksa and J.R.P.Suriyapperuma during a felicitation event held last week to mark Wickremenayake’s 55th anniversary in politics.                                                                                                          Picture by Lalith Perera

Minister of Power and Energy Champika Ranawaka and Jathika Hela Urumaya Media Spokesperson Nishantha Sri Warnasinghe in a pensive mood at an event held last week at Town Hall which called on President Maithripala Sirisena to fulfill his promises. Picture by Lalith Perera

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran take part in a traditional milk boiling ceremony before a family moved into a new house constructed with Indian assistance in the North.

Tamil activist Balendra Jayakumari in tears after her release from detention, almost a year since she was arrested without being charged. - Picture by Lalith Perera

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa admires photographs of photo-journalist Sanka Vidanagama at an exhibition in Colombo

A demonstration was staged in Colombo last Friday, calling for the release of Jeyakumari Balendran, a Tamil woman who had been in detention without charges for over a year. Picture by Lalith Perera

Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga greets Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj at a dinner hosted for the Indian Minister by Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera in Colombo on Friday.

School Big Match

With the school Big Match season underway, schoolboys were seen last week in Colombo travelling in a dangerous manner on buses supporting their schools, sometimes right in front of the eyes of policemen. - Picture by Lalith Perera

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