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Miss Universe 2015

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January 28, 2015 06:02 pm

A 22-year-old business student and model from Barranquilla, Colombia, was named Miss Universe on Sunday at the annual beauty pageant, beating out 87 other contestants from around t...


Kala Pola draws crowds

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January 26, 2015 05:10 pm

By Chiranthi Senanayake A continuous stream of people trudged up and down Nelum Pokuna Mawatha amidst two parallel rows of stalls whose content testified to the diversity of art...


'Salute - Celebrating India'

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January 26, 2015 04:49 pm

On the occasion of the 66th Republic day of India the Indian Cultural Centre of Colombo organised - 'Salute - Celebrating India'. The event saw performances by Maestro Shri Niladri...


Rukshan Perera in concert

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January 20, 2015 12:58 pm

‘Rukshan Perera Live in Concert V’ took place on SUnday at the Bishop’s College Auditorium from 7 p.m. onwards. Rukshan Perera Live in Concert V’ was organised by the Rot...


Papal visit : Day 2

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January 14, 2015 10:57 am

Captured here are scenes from the Pope's visit day 2 ...


Crowds gather for mass at Galle Face

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January 14, 2015 07:27 am

With Pope Francis set to conduct service at the Galle Face Green, the crowds poured in from last evening till the early hours of today for a place from which to see his Holiness. ...


Pope Francis arrives in Sri Lanka

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January 13, 2015 11:19 am

Pope Francis landed in Sri Lanka today for a six-day trip to Sri Lanka and the Philippines, where his open-air masses are expected to draw millions. Captured  here are scenes...


President Maithripala addresses the nation

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January 12, 2015 10:57 am

In his first address to the nation since the election, Sirisena said his main tasks would be to reduce the cost of living and scrap unlimited presidential powers, and pass some of ...


Swearing in of President Maithripala Sirisena

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January 10, 2015 08:41 am

President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (Jan 09) announced that he will crusade for an economic, social, and political transformation in the country as pledged in his election man...


Scenes from the day

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January 09, 2015 02:06 pm

Opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena on Friday trounced President Mahinda Rajapaksa in the tightest-ever presidential race, ending his 10-year-rule. Captured here are scenes ...


Revellers take to the streets to celebrate

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January 09, 2015 10:31 am

With nearly a third of the ballots officially declared, Mr Sirisena has 52.49 percent of the vote and Mr Rajapaksa 46.21 percent. Just over 75 per cent of the 15.04 million electo...


Voters continue to queue up to vote

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January 08, 2015 01:28 pm

Voters continued to stream into polling stations. Captured here are some scenes [caption id="attachment_67304" align="alignnone" width="300"] Voters greet General Secretary of t...


Voting in Mannar and Matale

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January 08, 2015 12:18 pm

Scenes from the ongoing voting in Matale and Mannar Mannar   Matale [caption id="attachment_67276" align="alignnone" width="500"] Voters in Matale[/caption]...


Voting in Batticaloa

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January 08, 2015 12:02 pm

These scenes were captured by our correspondent  in Batticaloa where voters turned out from the early hours of the day including religious leaders such as the Bishop of Batticalo...


Presidential Poll 2015 : Scenes from the day

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January 08, 2015 10:56 am

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Vigil for fallen media persons

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January 07, 2015 02:51 pm

Sri Lankan journalists who were killed and disappeared in the line of duty including Dharmaratnam Sivaram (Taraki) editor of Tamilnet, Lasantha Wickrematunga, Editor of the Sunday ...


Preparations for polls underway

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January 07, 2015 01:19 pm

Following weeks of campaigning the final few hours before the country's decisive Presidential elections gets underway, these scenes were captured by our photographers. [caption ...


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January 07, 2015 11:31 am

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Mount Lavinia Hotel - 31st Night

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January 06, 2015 03:00 pm

Revellers at the 31st night gathering held at the Mount Lavinia Hotel. Captured here are scenes. ...




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