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Still not decided to contest Presidential polls: Sirisena

Sirisena made the statement while addressing the representatives of his party, Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), Daily Mirror reported.

07 Aug 2019 3:03 PM

626 families in Sri Lanka given houses built by Tata

The Sri Lankan Prime Minister thanked the Indian government for the development partnership assistance over the years.

02 Aug 2019 12:18 PM

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 4 Indian fishermen

The apprehended fishermen were handed over to a Sri Lanka Coast Guard craft and were later escorted to the naval base SLNS Elara.

02 Aug 2019 11:53 AM

Easter Day attacks endanger Sri Lanka economic recovery

They have devastated Sri Lanka's vital tourism industry, source of jobs for many, and are hindering foreign investment.

30 Jul 2019 3:37 PM

Parts of illegal waste sent from UK offloaded to India, Dubai: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's pushback comes as Indonesia and the Philippines also returned shipments of foreign rubbish to their ports of origin.

27 Jul 2019 1:07 PM

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Attackers of Sri Lanka Easter Sunday bombings were inspired by ISIS

NTJ leader Zahran Hashim made a video with fellow NTJ members pledging allegiance to ISIL leader Abu Bakr Al-Bagdadi.

25 Jul 2019 8:58 AM

Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday attacks were meant for international audience

The terror that visited Sri Lanka in April 2019 was something that local people had hoped was long consigned to the past.

19 Jul 2019 4:39 PM

Sri Lankan President claims drug gangs behind Easter bombings

The statement comes amid a nationwide narcotics crackdown, with President aiming to reintroduce capital punishment for drug offences.

16 Jul 2019 9:15 AM

Post easter attacks, Sri Lanka to slash airline charges to help boost tourism

Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka sharply declined in June, dealing a severe blow to the tourism industry.

10 Jul 2019 6:36 PM

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

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176 children lost parents in Sri Lanka Easter attacks: Report

A total of 7 suicide bombers carried out a series blasts that targeted three churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on April 21.

25 Jun 2019 4:48 PM

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

9 ministers, 2 Guv from Muslim community in SL resign over Easter bombing allegations

The Muslim politicians also protested what they term the government's inability to ensure the safety of their community.

04 Jun 2019 11:51 AM

DNA test confirms death of Sri Lanka Easter blasts mastermind

The ISIS terror group claimed the attacks, but the government blamed the local terror group NTJ for the bombings.

22 May 2019 1:58 PM

Sri Lanka school principal, teacher arrested for link to Easter terror attack

The suspects have been identified as Noor Mohamed Addu Ul and Ajibul Jabar, residents of Kapugollewa, Horowpathana.

18 May 2019 10:44 AM

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Close aide of Sri Lanka bombers arrested with several passports

Mohammed Rizwan was arrested from the Mabole area in Wattala by the police on Wednesday.

17 May 2019 12:09 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

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 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

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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