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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

Sri Lanka bombings death toll rises to 359, 18 more suspects held overnight

Police spokesman said Wednesday morning that 18 suspects were arrested overnight, raising total detained to 58.

24 Apr 2019 9:41 AM

Sri Lanka Blasts: Video of suspected suicide bomber released; watch

The man is seen carrying a backpack and walking into St Sebastian church on Easter Sunday.

23 Apr 2019 5:06 PM

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ISIS claims responsibility for Colombo blasts, city on high alert

The alert came as the island nation observed a day of national mourning for over 320 people killed in a series on blasts on Easter Sunday.

23 Apr 2019 4:22 PM

Death toll in Sri Lanka blasts rises to 310, 40 people under arrest

Around 500 people were wounded in the blasts, Ruwan Gunasekera said in a statement.

23 Apr 2019 9:55 AM

Sri Lanka names local group behind terror attacks, suspects int'l network

'The police curfew which was lifted at 6 this morning is to be re-imposed at 8 pm Monday until 4 am Tuesday,' official said.

22 Apr 2019 2:49 PM

7 suicide bombers involved in Lanka blasts; 24 arrested as toll rises to 290

The government has said it will not disclose the details of the suspects involved in the attacks to prevent them from getting publicity.

22 Apr 2019 8:58 AM

Improvised bomb defused near Colombo airport by Sri Lankan air force: Police

'It was a homemade bomb, with explosives put into a pipe,' said the source.

22 Apr 2019 8:33 AM

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