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Sri Lanka blast

NIA arrests TN-Kerala ISIS module mastermind; recovers 14 mobiles, 29 SIM cards

The terror crime investigators also arrested Mohammed Azarudeen, the alleged mastermind of ISIS TN module, also an aide of Sri Lankan blast.

13 Jun 2019 8:40 AM

Better to be alert than complacent: Kerala DGP on ISIS 'threat'

According to sources, as many as 15 ISIS affiliates have set-off in a boat from Sri Lanka towards Indian islands of Lakshadweep and Minicoy.

28 May 2019 7:15 PM

1 killed in Sri Lanka anti-Muslim riots despite curfew

PM Ranil Wickremesinghe said curfew was declared to prevent unidentified groups destabilising country by orchestrating communal violence.

14 May 2019 9:25 AM

To end jihad in Lanka, jobs are not the mantra

There are many others in the Muslim world who fall into the category of educated, well-off killers.

06 May 2019 12:27 AM

Terror across the Straits

The war on terror is indeed a catchy phrase but it will often be a wild goose chase, if it is fought only with weapons.

05 May 2019 6:25 AM

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Pakistani among 4 arrested without visas in Sri Lanka

The 25-year-old Pakistani and the 24-year-old Bangladeshi nationals were arrested in Grandpass for residing in country without valid visa.

04 May 2019 1:05 PM

Shiv Sena clarifies its 'ban on burqa' remark; calls it personal opinion

Citing a ban on burqa in Sri Lanka post deadly Easter attacks, Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamna' demanded imposition of a similar ban in India.

02 May 2019 11:29 AM

Influenced by Lanka bomber, man plots attacks in Kerala; arrested

The accused, Riyas Aboobacker or known as Riyas A, would be produced before the NIA Court in Kochi on Tuesday.

30 Apr 2019 11:40 AM

Most Sri Lanka Islamist radicals killed or arrested: PM Ranil Wickremesinghe

Three churches and three hotels were targeted by suicide bombers in the attacks in which at least 40 foreigners were killed.

28 Apr 2019 8:58 PM

It was like movie, there was blood everywhere: Survived Lanka blasts

Sri Lanka has a population of 21 million which is a patchwork of ethnicities and religions, dominated by the Sinhalese Buddhist majority.

28 Apr 2019 4:53 PM

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Bengal will become another Kashmir if Mamata is not ousted: Kailash Vijayvargia

BJP leader also said threat of IS coming to Bengal has taken us by surprise, all of this is happening due to Mamata’s appeasement politics.

28 Apr 2019 3:25 PM

Terror stalks us

Digging deeper, NIA found out that Hashim was in his early 40s, was a loner from a middle class family in Batticaloa in eastern Sri Lanka.

28 Apr 2019 6:56 AM

Sinister message to western world

The use of C4 explosive in the blasts is a clear indication that the bomb making expertise came from sources well outside Sri Lanka.

28 Apr 2019 6:46 AM

In Sri Lanka, jihadis have divided two communities

Given the rocky relations between the two ambitious politicians, such a lack of communication is understandable.

28 Apr 2019 2:53 AM

India in terror crosshairs

A couple of "handlers" were said to have been present on the island to direct the local radical Islamist outfit NTJ's suicide bombers.

27 Apr 2019 12:47 AM

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Trump calls Sri Lanka PM to express sympathy over recent blasts

Donald Trump called Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to express condolences over the killing of nearly 300 people.

23 Apr 2019 10:39 AM

Sri Lanka never witnessed bombings of such magnitude: Defense Secretay

The Sri Lankan government never expected the Easter Sunday bombings of such magnitude, Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando said.

23 Apr 2019 10:27 AM

Indians’ death toll in Lanka rises to 8, many are missing

At least two of the deceased Indians were reportedly political workers of the JD(S) from Karnataka, said the MEA.

23 Apr 2019 12:55 AM

Lanka Muslim rage must not burn India, region

No Sri Lankan holding dual nationality is eligible to stand for the presidency.

23 Apr 2019 12:10 AM

Sri Lanka’s horror is a grim warning to India

Eventually the armed insurgent Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam emerged in 1976 to fight for a Tamil homeland in the northeast.

23 Apr 2019 12:05 AM

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