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SL President suspends police chief over blasts, names successor

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has suspended police chief Pujith Jayasundara, his office announced on Monday.

29 Apr 2019 4:17 PM

Indian among 13 foreigners arrested without valid visa in Sri Lanka

An Indian is among the 13 foreign nationals arrested by police here for violating Sri Lankan immigration laws.

29 Apr 2019 2:04 PM

Sri Lankan woman gifts five pet dogs to army for bomb detection training

A woman in Sri Lanka has gifted her five German Shepherd dogs to the Army for explosive detection training in the wake of Easter bombings.

29 Apr 2019 1:15 PM

Sri Lanka bars Muslim women from wearing veils in public after Easter bombings

'The ban is to ensure national security... No one should obscure their faces to make identification difficult,' the statement said.

29 Apr 2019 9:55 AM

Father, 2 brothers of Sri Lanka's Easter blasts mastermind killed in gun battle

Zainee Hashim, Rilwan Hashim and their father Mohamed Hashim, who were seen in a video circulating on social media calling for all-out war.

28 Apr 2019 6:25 PM

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Tamil medium teacher among 106 suspects held in Sri Lanka bombings

A total of 106 suspects, including a Tamil medium teacher and a school principal, have been arrested in Sri Lanka.

28 Apr 2019 11:52 AM

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

ISIS claim 3 terrorists blew themselves in Sri Lanka raids

The ISIS group has claimed responsibility for three men who blew themselves up in clashes with Sri Lankan police.

28 Apr 2019 10:20 AM

Hoax caller in Bengaluru warns of possible terror attacks, arrested

Sundara Murthy, 65, was traced to his house in Avalahalli around 10 pm.

27 Apr 2019 10:33 AM

15 killed, including 6 children, in raids at IS hideout in Sri Lanka

The gun battle between troops and suspected Islamist militants erupted on Friday evening in Sainthamaruthu in Ampara.

27 Apr 2019 9:16 AM

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The mastermind behind SL's Easter bombings -- Black Sheep

There were nine suicide bombers who blew apart men, women and children as they sat to pray or ate breakfast.

27 Apr 2019 8:36 AM

Search ongoing for 140 people with links to ISIS: SL President Maithripala Sirisena

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said on Friday police are looking for 140 people believed to have links with the ISIS group.

26 Apr 2019 2:55 PM

More terrorist attacks likely: Australia warns Sri Lanka

Australia on Friday warned more terror attacks were 'likely' in Sri Lanka, cautioning citizens against visiting the island nation.

26 Apr 2019 1:07 PM

Sri Lanka lowers suicide bomb attacks toll to 253 as some ‘double-counted’

The official toll released by the police was reduced by 106 after the reconciliation of autopsy and DNA reports.

26 Apr 2019 8:37 AM

Sri Lanka releases pictures of 6 suspects that killed nearly 250

Police on Thursday released the names and pictures of the suspects and sought information regarding them from public.

26 Apr 2019 8:30 AM

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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

Sri Lanka admits to ‘major’ lapse over terror hits

The Lanka government faces anger over revelations that specific warnings about an attack went ignored.

25 Apr 2019 2:56 AM

New bomb found in Colombo 3 days after Easter: Report

A new bomb was found in downtown area of Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, on Wednesday, after multiple blasts shook the country on Sunday.

24 Apr 2019 6:21 PM

Deve Gowda, Kumaraswamy pay homage to JD(S) leaders killed in Sri Lanka blasts

The deceased were identified as KG Hanumantharayappa and M Rangappa.

24 Apr 2019 3:57 PM

Lanka bombings: Mortal remains of 9 Indians repatriated

The mortal remains of nine out of 10 Indians killed in the massive Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka have been sent to India.

24 Apr 2019 3:06 PM

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