Jayanthi De Silva was crowned Revlon Miss Universe Sri Lanka 2016 by the Miss Universe Sri Lanka 2015, Marianne Page at the glittering finale of the pageant at the Hilton Colombo.
President Maithripala Sirisena unveiled the life-size marble statue of the Goddess Paththini brought from India to Nawagamuwa Purana Sri Maha Paththini Devalaya following a complete renovation of the Devalaya after the hundreds of years, for the public to worship, yesterday (19).
The Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Irina Bokova, who is currently visiting Sri Lanka, visited a number of historically and culturally significant locations in Polonnaruwa including the Gal Viharaya and Vatadage on Sunday (14). She was accompanied by Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam and other officials.
Sahodarathwaye siththama (Paintings of brotherhood) organized by the JVP led socialist students union brought lots of art lovers and artistes to the Vihara Mahadevi Park in Colombo on Thursday.