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Sunday, 25 October 2015





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President, Sri Lanka Ex-Servicemen’s Association, Brig. K.A. Gnanaweera pinned a poppy on President Maithripala Sirisena to mark ‘Poppy Day’ which falls on November 8, at the Presidential Secretariat recently. Here founder member and President of the Ceylon War Veterans Association of World War Two, H.G.P. Jayasekare presents a copy of the book ‘How Japan bombed tiny Ceylon’ to the President. Secy. Gen. Ex-Servicemen’s Association, Rear Adm. S.A. Samaratunga looks on.

Lighting the Town Hall Blue :UN Resident Coordinator Subinay Nandy, visiting UN Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs Miroslav Jenca and a Colombo Municipal Council official switch on the lights turning the Town Hall blue as part of the ‘Turn the World Blue’ campaign where historic and landmark buildings across the world were simultaneously lit in Blue to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations and the 60th Anniversary of Sri Lanka’s membership in the world body – [Photo: Susantha Wijegunasekera]

It is not likely to be an indication of the rising cost of living. Yet, this monkey in the Kataragama Devale premises, seems to ponder over the remnants of a smashed coconut. Devotees perform a ritual before Lord Kataragama by smashing coconuts to ward off evil. Pic: M.Nelson Piyaratne, Kataragama Group


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