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Sri Lanka decides: 2018 Local Government elections

The Local Government (LG) elections, seen as an unofficial referendum on the performance of the unity Government so far, was held on Saturday. Pictures by Lalith Perera and respective Ministry media divisions

A chat on the future of the media?

President Maithripala Sirisena is seen having a chat with Finance and Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera at an event where a code of ethics for web journalists to create a more responsible and ethical web journalism, was presented to the President. The code of ethics was prepared by the Professional Web Journalists’ Association.      

Celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ

Christians around the world celebrated the birth of Jesus Christ on Christmas Day. Churches in and around Colombo had Christmas services to mark the special day. Pictures by Lalith Perera

China Henan Gongfu Show on tour in Sri Lanka

The China Henan Shaolin Gongfu Show is on tour in Sri Lanka. The tour is organized by Association for Sri Lanka – china Social and Cultural Cooperation, Sri Lanka – China Friendship Association,Sri Lanka – China Society and Sri Lanka – China Journalists’ Forum in collaboration with the Chinese Embassy. The China Henan Shaolin Gongfu [...]

Hambantota Port goes to China

The Hambantota port was on Saturday formally handed over to a China led company and Sri Lanka received its initial payment for the lease. Following the signing of an agreement, the port operations was handed over to Hambantota International Port Group (HIPG) and Hambantota International Port Services (HIPS). Pictures by Lalith Perera

Chinese Navy Ship Qi Jiguang hosts reception

On 13rd November, Chinese Navy Ship Qi Jiguang hosted deck reception in Colombo. Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Sri Lanka Yi Xianliang, State Minister of Defence of Sri Lank Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene, task commander Rear Admiral Yan Zhengming, Commander of Sri Lanka Lieutenant Genearal Mahesh Senanayake and high officials from Sri Lanka [...]

In Memory Of The Sunday Leader Founder!

The seventh death anniversary of journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge was commemorated on Friday, January 8, at his grave-site in Colombo. Family members, journalists, politicians and many others attended the event CLICK HERE TO SEE FULL PAGE

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

Colombo International Book Fair 2012

Pictures and Text by Pavithra Jovan De Mello Hundreds of thousands of people flocked to the BMICH to attend the Colombo International Book Fair that began on September 18. The organizers Sri Lanka Book Publishers Association, claims that there are publishers from many countries. The lobby areas of the main hall of the BMICH, the adjacent [...]

They Rallied Demanding Justice!

Pictures and Text – By Pavithra Jovan De Mello On Friday June 15th, two people were killed while several others had been injured when an unidentified group of men had opened fire at a JVP rally in Katuwana, Hambanthota. Outraged JVP members held a protest campaign demanding justice for the killings.  The protest began from [...]

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