The students of the Sri Jayawardenapura University today staged a protest march urging the authorities to release 14 University Arts Faculty students who were arrested on charges of assaulting a security officer and damaging a security post in the University on February 24. Pix by Kithsiri de Mel
The Trincomalee Naval Exercise (TRINEX) began on April 1 with the objective of enhancing professionalism of the SLN fleet and provide training exposure to the officers under training at the Naval and Maritime Academy (NMA). (Navy)
This picture was taken by an amateur photographer in Panadura this morning, where school children are compelled to sit in makeshift seats leaning on the rear windscreen of a school van.
Veterinary physicians attached to the Kuliyapitiya Veterinary office successfully removed a cyst from the head of a cobra on Wednesday, an official said.
The Customs seized 420 metric tonnes of rosewood valued at Rs.1 billion in 28 containers at the Grayline II terminal. Pix by Kushan Pathiraja ►►►
The Spiritual Head of the lnternational Dawoodi Bohra Community His Holiness Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin arrived in Colombo on Monday evening for a short visit in the island.Pix by Waruna Wanniarachchi
Inter University Students Federation (IUSF) today staged a protest opposite the University Grant Commission (UGC) over several demands including the reduction of the period of the degree programme from four to three years. Pix by Samantha Perera
The Alcohol and Drug Information Centre (ADIC) marked the April Fools’ Day with its annual poster campaign sending birthday greetings to the members of the public who are still into smoking. While the posters sent a strong message across the country they also made a fascinating backdrop when placed alongside with other posters. Pix by Pradeep Dilrukshana
Sri Lanka bowler Rangana Herath celebrates the wicket of New Zealand batsman Trent Boult with captain Lasith Malinga and teammates during the ICC World Twenty20 tournament cricket match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at The Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong yesterday. AFP
A protest against the move to change the students’ uniform of Janadipathi Balika Vidyalaya in Rajagiriya was held today near the school by several parents of the students.Pix by Pradeep Dilrukshana
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