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Modi's visit to island is proof that the country is safe: Sri Lanka Tourism Minister

Modi paid a stopover visit to the island nation earlier this month on his way back to India from the Maldives.

26 Jun 2019 8:59 AM

Sri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena vows to block Easter attacks probe: Report

A ministerial source told AFP Sirisena has refused to allow any police, military or intelligence personnel to testify before the committee.

08 Jun 2019 11:00 AM

Hindu outfit chief visits Sri Lanka, pays homage to attack victims

Sampath embarked on a four-day 'spiritual sojourn' in Sri Lanka to pay homage to blast victims.

28 May 2019 8:38 PM

Sri Lanka freezes bank accounts of 41 terror suspects

The accounts have a total amount of Rs 134 million which was in addition to Rs 14 million seized from the possession of the suspects.

25 May 2019 1:06 PM

SL PM appeals to Global community to life travel warnings

Representatives of the country's security apparatus had told the foreign envoys that the law would be enforced to its fullest.

25 May 2019 8:31 AM

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Sangakkara urges Sri Lankans to maintain peace after communal riots

Suicide bombers exploded themselves in three churches and three luxury hotels besides two other places on April 21.

14 May 2019 8:23 PM

Sri Lankan engineer, under Indian surveillance, key in Easter attack

Four sources in Sri Lankan investigating agencies said they believed Aadhil Ameez, a 24-year-old, was the link between two groups.

14 May 2019 2:45 PM

SL blocks social media after worst unrest since Easter blasts

Several mosques and Muslim homes were damaged in the attack in the district, the Muslim Council of Sri Lanka said.

13 May 2019 11:43 AM

SL cant rule out more ISIS terror attacks: PM Ranil Wickremesinghe

Investigators have dismantled a major part of the network linked to Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings.

07 May 2019 4:22 PM

Terror group behind Lanka blasts has over Rs 140 mn cash, Rs 7 bn worth assets

The assets and the cash were found during the investigations by the CID, police said.

07 May 2019 8:19 AM

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Sri Lanka blocks social media platforms amid Sinhalese-Muslim tussle

Sri Lanka temporarily blocked Facebook, WhatsApp and some social media platforms as a measure to prevent the spread of false information.

06 May 2019 11:45 AM

Muslim education group chief receives death threat over ban on face-covering attire

The circular read: any attire, which is unacceptable in public society, can't be allowed, even in the name of modernity or religious ritual.

04 May 2019 4:09 PM

Chatrooms were used to sway suicide bombers in SL attacks

Zahran Hashim worked for months in private chatrooms to persuade six young men to sacrifice themselves, Muslim community leaders say.

03 May 2019 4:19 PM

India-based photo journalist arrested by Sri Lanka police for trespassing

He was arrested on the charges of unauthorised entry and was later remanded by the Negombo magistrate till May 15, police said.

03 May 2019 9:11 AM

Sri Lanka block Zakir Naik's TV channel after terror attack: Report

Two of Sri Lanka's major cable TV operators have dropped controversial preacher Zakir Naik's Peace TV from their list of channels.

01 May 2019 5:24 PM

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Sri Lankans yet to get over this horror: Sidath Wettimiuny

In the 1985th edition of the Wisden, Wettimiuny was named one of five cricketers of the year.

01 May 2019 1:38 PM

NIA nabs man with Lanka link for Kerala attack plot

The court also posted till May 6 an application by the NIA seeking five-day custody of Riyas.

01 May 2019 1:59 AM

SL confirm as many as 42 foreigners killed in Easter blasts

Sri Lankan authorities have identified 42 foreign nationals among the 253 people killed in the string of Easter suicide bombings.

30 Apr 2019 3:36 PM

Security tight as Sri Lanka lifts ban on social media

The Sri Lankan government has lifted a ban on social media platforms intended to stop the spread of rumours.

30 Apr 2019 12:24 PM

Sri Lanka bans face veil after Easter carnage

Muslim women in Sri Lanka will not be allowed to wear any form of face veils in public.

30 Apr 2019 6:10 AM

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