De Livera said that they failed to act on advance warnings of the deadly Easter Sunday attacks, which were blamed on a local terror group.
02 Jul 2019 7:59 PM
The petitioners argued that it would result in the violation of fundamental rights as established in Article 12 (1) of the constitution.
01 Jul 2019 6:19 PM
At least five army soldiers were killed while another 2 were wounded, Colombo Page reported.
25 Jun 2019 8:06 PM
Monk Warakagoda Sri Gnanarathana Thero says Muslims should be stoned amid unverified reports of Muslim doctor sterilising Buddhist women.
24 Jun 2019 3:36 PM
Island daily front-page the match report with a bold banner headline: "SRI LANKA BEAT ENGLAND."
22 Jun 2019 5:43 PM
The emergency can be declared for a month at a time, and parliament must ratify it within 10 days.
22 Jun 2019 11:05 AM
India had issued warning to Sri Lanka in April about the possibility of attacks at various locations, including the Indian High Commission.
21 Jun 2019 3:53 PM
Muslim Cabinet minister and two provincial governors were accused of having sponsored National Thowheeth Jamaath (NTJ) blamed for attacks.
19 Jun 2019 3:33 PM
Suspects also include Mohamed Milhan, prominent member of banned terror outfit National Thawheed Jamath, responsible for the attacks.
14 Jun 2019 1:09 PM
While the other two hotels reopened in recent weeks, most of the sections of the Shangri-La Hotel remained closed.
11 Jun 2019 3:54 PM
PM Modi is in Sri Lanka on the second leg of his first foreign visit after the elections last month.
09 Jun 2019 5:00 PM
'My heart goes out to the families of the victims and the injured,' Modi said.
09 Jun 2019 3:07 PM
Sri Lanka was hit by a wave of bombings on Easter Sunday in which over 250 people were killed.
01 Jun 2019 10:39 AM
Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena on Thursday evening denied reports that he had prior knowledge of the Easter Sunday bombings.
31 May 2019 8:38 AM
NIA had on April 29 arrested Riyas Aboobacker in connection with Kasargod ISIS terror module case.
29 May 2019 11:26 AM
He said the security forces and police have been able to apprehend everyone involved in the Easter Sunday attacks that killed 258 people.
26 May 2019 2:16 PM
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
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
Detectives said back-pack bombs used in the attacks on three churches and hotels were manufactured by local jihadists with ISIS expertise.
21 May 2019 2:23 PM
Dozens of private Catholic schools are to start reopening Tuesday after Easter holidays were extended because of the suicide bombings.
21 May 2019 1:06 PM