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Easter Bombings

Lanka's Wickremesinghe says govt responsible for mistakes that lead to Easter blasts

Lankan PM made the statement while testifying before Parliamentary Select Committee, appointed to probe the Easter Sunday blasts.

07 Aug 2019 3:42 PM

Sri Lanka PM to appear before Parliamentary committee to probe Easter attacks

PM said that the government hopes to adopt laws to curb terrorism while looking forward to working with international agencies as well.

13 Jul 2019 4:00 PM

Sri Lankan Buddhist monk calls for stoning on Muslims after Easter bombings

Monk Warakagoda Sri Gnanarathana Thero says Muslims should be stoned amid unverified reports of Muslim doctor sterilising Buddhist women.

24 Jun 2019 3:36 PM

Five suspects of Easter Sunday attacks repatriated from the UAE

Suspects also include Mohamed Milhan, prominent member of banned terror outfit National Thawheed Jamath, responsible for the attacks.

14 Jun 2019 1:09 PM

PM Modi makes unscheduled visit to terror attack hit church in Colombo

'My heart goes out to the families of the victims and the injured,' Modi said.

09 Jun 2019 3:07 PM

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Curfew lifted in Sri Lanka, more than 60 people arrested

There were no incidents of violence overnight and people responsible for taking part in attacks have been arrested, police said.

15 May 2019 4:46 PM

Sri Lanka restarts; schools reopen, masses to resume

The schools were shutdown and public mass services were suspended following fears of a repeat of the April 21 attacks.

09 May 2019 5:52 PM

Man tries to bribe Lanka police to release terror accused, arrested

The suspect had offered Rs 500,000 as a bribe to the officer at the Horowpothana Police station.

08 May 2019 7:17 PM

Curfew reimposed in Negembo, Sri Lanka

The move was taken after a group of miscreants carrying swords attacked some people travelling on a three-wheeler.

05 May 2019 9:20 PM

Shiv Sena calls for ban on burqa; BJP disagrees, Pragya agrees

"Raavan's Lanka has banned Niqab, when will Ram's Ayodhya do so?" asked Shiv Sena through an editorial in its mouthpiece Saamna.

01 May 2019 11:48 AM

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Sri Lanka: Church services to resume from May 5

No bags will be allowed inside as part of the tight security measures.

30 Apr 2019 5:20 PM

Sri Lanka: 42 foreigners killed in Easter blasts

Another 12 foreigners remain unaccounted for and could be among still unidentified bodies at Colombo's police morgue, the statement said.

30 Apr 2019 1:32 PM

Easter bombings: Sri Lanka bans 2 terror groups, including NTJ

Sirisena took the decision under emergency regulations to ban the National Thowheeth Jama'ath and Jamathei Millathu Ibrahim.

28 Apr 2019 11:08 AM

Sri Lanka: Religious leaders urge women to avoid niqaab, cooperate with police

Sri Lanka’s Muslim Council said that its leaders have agreed that bodies of terrorists would not be buried in any mosque burial ground.

26 Apr 2019 1:41 PM

Dissecting Sri Lankan government’s social media ban

Sri Lanka has a complicated history with social media, providing context to the government’s ban on it after the Easter Sunday attacks.

25 Apr 2019 2:57 PM

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Sri Lanka blasts: Catholic churches suspend public mass amidst security concerns

The head of the church urged politicians to leave aside differences to rebuild the country struck by the bombings.

25 Apr 2019 2:31 PM

1 Sri Lankan bomber studied in UK, Australia; 60 arrested

The minister believes that after completing his studies in the UK, the bomber went to Australia to pursue post-graduation.

24 Apr 2019 4:52 PM

Sri Lanka: 8 of 9 bombers identified, two millionaire brothers, 1 woman

It is interesting that a Sri Lankan family’s involvement is under discussion after ISIS has claimed the responsibility.

24 Apr 2019 12:43 PM