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New laws will be introduced to prevent terrorism: Sri Lanka PM Wickremesinghe

The Islamic State group also claimed responsibility for the attacks.

22 Jul 2019 4:05 PM

Umpire Kumar Dharmasena admits 'error' in overthrow, but 'doesn't regret decision'

Critics, including former umpire Simon Taufel, said England should have been awarded five runs, not six.

22 Jul 2019 10:24 AM

Sri Lanka Cricket announces squad for ODI series against Bangladesh

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

Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday attacks were meant for international audience

The terror that visited Sri Lanka in April 2019 was something that local people had hoped was long consigned to the past.

19 Jul 2019 4:39 PM

Sri Lanka to sack coaches over World Cup failure

Chandika Hathurusingha and his assistants would be fired after Sri Lanka's upcoming one-day series against Bangladesh

19 Jul 2019 2:43 PM

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Sri Lankan President claims drug gangs behind Easter bombings

The statement comes amid a nationwide narcotics crackdown, with President aiming to reintroduce capital punishment for drug offences.

16 Jul 2019 9:15 AM

Sri Lanka PM to appear before Parliamentary committee to probe Easter attacks

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

Post easter attacks, Sri Lanka to slash airline charges to help boost tourism

Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka sharply declined in June, dealing a severe blow to the tourism industry.

10 Jul 2019 6:36 PM

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

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Modi's visit to island is proof that the country is safe: Sri Lanka Tourism Minister

Modi paid a stopover visit to the island nation earlier this month on his way back to India from the Maldives.

26 Jun 2019 8:59 AM

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

176 children lost parents in Sri Lanka Easter attacks: Report

A total of 7 suicide bombers carried out a series blasts that targeted three churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on April 21.

25 Jun 2019 4:48 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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