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Sri Lankan engineer, under Indian surveillance, key in Easter attack

Four sources in Sri Lankan investigating agencies said they believed Aadhil Ameez, a 24-year-old, was the link between two groups.

14 May 2019 2:45 PM

1 killed in Sri Lanka anti-Muslim riots despite curfew

PM Ranil Wickremesinghe said curfew was declared to prevent unidentified groups destabilising country by orchestrating communal violence.

14 May 2019 9:25 AM

SL blocks social media after worst unrest since Easter blasts

Several mosques and Muslim homes were damaged in the attack in the district, the Muslim Council of Sri Lanka said.

13 May 2019 11:43 AM

Sri Lanka restarts; schools reopen, masses to resume

The schools were shutdown and public mass services were suspended following fears of a repeat of the April 21 attacks.

09 May 2019 5:52 PM

Man tries to bribe Lanka police to release terror accused, arrested

The suspect had offered Rs 500,000 as a bribe to the officer at the Horowpothana Police station.

08 May 2019 7:17 PM

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About 200 children lost their family members in SL Easter bombings

About 200 children in Sri Lanka have lost their family members, some of them sole breadwinners, in the massive Easter Sunday bombings.

08 May 2019 3:30 PM

SL cant rule out more ISIS terror attacks: PM Ranil Wickremesinghe

Investigators have dismantled a major part of the network linked to Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings.

07 May 2019 4:22 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

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

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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

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 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

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'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

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

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