The ISIS terror group claimed the attacks, but the government blamed the local Islamist extremist group NTJ for the bombings.
25 Jul 2019 6:05 PM
President Maithripala Sirisena has said the attacks were the work of international drug dealers to sabotage his anti-narcotics drive.
25 Jul 2019 3:32 PM
Both teams go into the three-game series nursing a World Cup hangover.
25 Jul 2019 12:45 PM
Sri Lanka had initially announced 22-man squad last week but dropped five cricketers as they finalised the team.
25 Jul 2019 10:04 AM
Tourism industry officials said there have seen 70 per cent cancellations of prior bookings after the attacks.
24 Jul 2019 3:51 PM
The 35-year-old was the team's highest wicket-taker in the recently concluded ICC Men's Cricket World Cup. He took 13 wickets.
23 Jul 2019 10:11 AM
The Islamic State group also claimed responsibility for the attacks.
22 Jul 2019 4:05 PM
Critics, including former umpire Simon Taufel, said England should have been awarded five runs, not six.
22 Jul 2019 10:24 AM
Sri Lanka will play the three-match ODI series against Bangladesh. The first ODI will be played on July 26.
20 Jul 2019 8:30 AM
Chandika Hathurusingha and his assistants would be fired after Sri Lanka's upcoming one-day series against Bangladesh
19 Jul 2019 2:43 PM
PM said that the government hopes to adopt laws to curb terrorism while looking forward to working with international agencies as well.
13 Jul 2019 4:00 PM
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