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Curfew lifted in Sri Lanka, situation under control: Police

The curfew was imposed on Sunday after a group of miscreants carrying swords attacked some people.

06 May 2019 3:28 PM

Sri Lanka blocks social media platforms amid Sinhalese-Muslim tussle

Sri Lanka temporarily blocked Facebook, WhatsApp and some social media platforms as a measure to prevent the spread of false information.

06 May 2019 11:45 AM

Curfew reimposed in Negembo, Sri Lanka

The move was taken after a group of miscreants carrying swords attacked some people travelling on a three-wheeler.

05 May 2019 9:20 PM

Pakistani among 4 arrested without visas in Sri Lanka

The 25-year-old Pakistani and the 24-year-old Bangladeshi nationals were arrested in Grandpass for residing in country without valid visa.

04 May 2019 1:05 PM

Chatrooms were used to sway suicide bombers in SL attacks

Zahran Hashim worked for months in private chatrooms to persuade six young men to sacrifice themselves, Muslim community leaders say.

03 May 2019 4:19 PM

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Sri Lanka block Zakir Naik's TV channel after terror attack: Report

Two of Sri Lanka's major cable TV operators have dropped controversial preacher Zakir Naik's Peace TV from their list of channels.

01 May 2019 5:24 PM

'Leave my country alone': SL President tells Islamic State

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said a foreign mastermind may have planned the Easter Sunday bombings, claimed by Islamic State.

01 May 2019 2:25 PM

Sri Lanka: Church services to resume from May 5

No bags will be allowed inside as part of the tight security measures.

30 Apr 2019 5:20 PM

SL confirm as many as 42 foreigners killed in Easter blasts

Sri Lankan authorities have identified 42 foreign nationals among the 253 people killed in the string of Easter suicide bombings.

30 Apr 2019 3:36 PM

Van seized, three suspects arrested relating to SL Easter attacks

The Sri Lankan police announced that three suspects were arrested along with a van connected to the devastating Easter Sunday.

30 Apr 2019 3:00 PM

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Sri Lanka: 42 foreigners killed in Easter blasts

Another 12 foreigners remain unaccounted for and could be among still unidentified bodies at Colombo's police morgue, the statement said.

30 Apr 2019 1:32 PM

Security tight as Sri Lanka lifts ban on social media

The Sri Lankan government has lifted a ban on social media platforms intended to stop the spread of rumours.

30 Apr 2019 12:24 PM

SL President suspends police chief over blasts, names successor

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has suspended police chief Pujith Jayasundara, his office announced on Monday.

29 Apr 2019 4:17 PM

Indian among 13 foreigners arrested without valid visa in Sri Lanka

An Indian is among the 13 foreign nationals arrested by police here for violating Sri Lankan immigration laws.

29 Apr 2019 2:04 PM

Sri Lankan woman gifts five pet dogs to army for bomb detection training

A woman in Sri Lanka has gifted her five German Shepherd dogs to the Army for explosive detection training in the wake of Easter bombings.

29 Apr 2019 1:15 PM

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Sri Lanka on alert for attacks by militants disguised in uniforms

MSD in a letter to lawmakers said that people in military uniforms and using a van could be involved in attacks.

29 Apr 2019 12:54 PM

Tamil medium teacher among 106 suspects held in Sri Lanka bombings

A total of 106 suspects, including a Tamil medium teacher and a school principal, have been arrested in Sri Lanka.

28 Apr 2019 11:52 AM

Easter bombings: Sri Lanka bans 2 terror groups, including NTJ

Sirisena took the decision under emergency regulations to ban the National Thowheeth Jama'ath and Jamathei Millathu Ibrahim.

28 Apr 2019 11:08 AM

ISIS claim 3 terrorists blew themselves in Sri Lanka raids

The ISIS group has claimed responsibility for three men who blew themselves up in clashes with Sri Lankan police.

28 Apr 2019 10:20 AM

The mastermind behind SL's Easter bombings -- Black Sheep

There were nine suicide bombers who blew apart men, women and children as they sat to pray or ate breakfast.

27 Apr 2019 8:36 AM

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