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Lanka police chief arrested over failure to prevent terror attack

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

10 fundamental rights petitions filed in Sri Lankan SC against death penalty

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

5 soldiers killed in accident in Sri Lanka

At least five army soldiers were killed while another 2 were wounded, Colombo Page reported.

25 Jun 2019 8:06 PM

Sri Lankan Buddhist monk calls for stoning on Muslims after Easter bombings

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

ICC CWC'19: Sri Lanka celebrates shock victory over England

Island daily front-page the match report with a bold banner headline: "SRI LANKA BEAT ENGLAND."

22 Jun 2019 5:43 PM

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In surprise move, Sri Lanka extends emergency for another month

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

Sri Lankan police officials to face criminal charges for Easter Sunday Attacks

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

Two sulking Muslim ministers in Sri Lanka return to government fold

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

Five suspects of Easter Sunday attacks repatriated from the UAE

Suspects also include Mohamed Milhan, prominent member of banned terror outfit National Thawheed Jamath, responsible for the attacks.

14 Jun 2019 1:09 PM

Shangri-La Hotel in Colombo to reopen on Wednesday after deadly Easter attacks

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

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Deep roots, strong relationship: PM Modi plants tree at Sri Lanka president's house

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

PM Modi makes unscheduled visit to terror attack hit church in Colombo

'My heart goes out to the families of the victims and the injured,' Modi said.

09 Jun 2019 3:07 PM

No proof that terrorists involved in Easter bombings had travelled to India: Sirisena

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 Lankan President denies he was informed about Easter Sunday attacks

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 team in Colombo to probe ISIS related cases

NIA had on April 29 arrested Riyas Aboobacker in connection with Kasargod ISIS terror module case.

29 May 2019 11:26 AM

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SL PM Wickremesinghe vows to stop ISIS terrorism rising again

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

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

'Mother of satan' bombs reveal external meddling in SL easter attacks: Investigators

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

Catholic schools safe to re-open; says Sri Lankan Army

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

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