A passing out ceremony was held today for thirty Tamil female soldiers who were recruited to the Sri Lankan army force. Pix by Romesh Madushanka
Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera assumed duties as the 19th Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo this morning. Pix by Samantha Perera
President Mahinda Rajapaksa today visited the Aluthgama and Beruwala areas and inspected the ongoing rebuilding of houses and buildings that were dmaged due to recent violence. (President's Media).
The Milo President’s trophy knockout rugby tournament kicked off today at the Royal college Sports Complex, with league champions Isipathana College routing Thurstan College 55 points to 5. Seen here is some action from the game.
The Sri Lanka Girl Guides Association will complete 100 years in 2017. A child safety week was organized in line with the centenary programmes launched by the association. Here, a girl guide is holding a placard against child abuse at the Girl Guides Association Headquarters. - Pic by Pradeep Pathirana
A workshop for Ministers was held today under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Beruwala where future national programmes to be initiated by the government were discussed extensively. Pix Courtesy President’s Media
As many as 79 paratroopers who completed their training at the Sri Lanka Air Force Parashoot Training School held their passing out parade at the Ampara Uhana Air Force base today. Pix Wasantha Chandrapala
Police inspect the scene of the shooting that took place at Andrew Watte in Grandpas this evening. Pic by Nisal Baduge
Leader of the Opposition Ranil Wickramasinghe together with General Secretary Tissa Attanayake, MPs Kabir Hashim, Ajith P Perera, R Yogarajan, provincial council members and members of local bodies visited Aluthgama today where they met religious leaders including monks and Islamic leaders in the area. Pic by Nisal Badhuge
A seven-year-old boy had been killed and five others seriously injured in a road accident near the Puttlam Buddhist Centre on the Chilaw-Puttlam Road last morning.
The Sri Lankan car manufacturer Micro in partnership with China’s Sino Motor Industries, is building its third car plant with the aim of exporting vehicles manufactured by the joint venture which is being built at the Mirrijawila Investment Zone in Hambantota. The foundation stone for the car plant was laid by MP Namal Rajapaksa and Sino Motors Deputy CEO LiuWei. Pix by Pradeep Pathirana
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