In Pictures

A/Ls get underway with strict health guidelines in place

The Advanced Level examination got underway today with strict health guidelines in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Large elephant gathering at Kala wewa

A herd of around 200 elephants were seen at the Kala Wewa reservoir this week.

3 new Ambassadors, Apostolic Nuncio present credentials

The newly appointed Ambassadors of Germany, the Swiss Confederation, South Korea and the Apostolic Nuncio of the Holy See presented their credentials to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat today.

SWRD Bandaranaike death anniversary commemorated

The 61st death anniversary of the founder of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party and Prime Minister (1956-1959) S.W.R.D.Bandaranaiek which fell on 26 September was commemorated at the Bandaranaike Samadhi at his ancestral home at Horagolla .

20 A tabled in Parliament amidst chaotic scenes

Justice Minister Ali Sabry presented the 20th Amendment to Parliament today amidst chaotic scenes with opposition MPs protesting by carrying placards, wearing black armbands and “No to 20” badges.

Heavy rains enhance beauty of waterfalls in central areas

With the heavy rains lashing many areas in the country including the Central Province, the waterfalls in the upcountry are bursting with water adding to the scenic beauty in the area.

Colombo International Book Fair opens amidst COVID-19 concerns

The Colombo International Book Fair opened at the BMICH in Colombo today amidst COVID-19 concerns.