Celebrating Thai Pongal

Hindu devotees worship at a Temple in Colombo on Thai Pongal last week. Thai Pongal is a thanks giving ceremony in which the farmers celebrate the event to thank the spirits of nature, the Sun and the farm animals for their assistance in providing a successful harvest

Inspecting Temple Trees

Government members inspect Temple Trees ahead of the cabinet meeting last week. Picture by Lalith Perera

Abide In Love

Pope Francis greets a lady in Mannar ahead of a mass at the Madhu shrine last week. Thousands of devotees were at hand to greet the pope in Mannar.

Exemplary Transition Of Power

An exemplary transition of power in a democratic nation was witnessed on Friday with the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa leaving Temple Trees and the new President Maithripala Sirisena taking oaths at Independence Square. Pictures by Lalith Perera Click here to see full page

Coming Home

Former President MahindaRajapaksa, greeted by his supporters and area residents as he returned to his hometown in Medamulana following the end of the Presidential elections.

Remembering Lasantha

A silent memorial was held in Colombo last week to mark the 6th death anniversary of slain journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge

Core Of The Coalition!

The initiators of the new coalition that brought Maithripala Sirisena to power meeting at Independence Square on Friday, when the new President Maithripala Sirisena was sworn in as the 6th President of Sri Lanka. Picture by Lalith Perera

Prabakaran Portrait On Display In London

Political Talk?

UNP General Secretary Kabir Hashim and Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera greet each other outside the Department of Elections in Rajagiriya yesterday. Picture by Lalith Perera

Ready To Vote

A mother lulls her child to sleep while listening to election propaganda at Campbell Park, Borella as the country prepares for the crucial Presidential election scheduled for this Thursday. Picture by Lalith Perera

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