The Muslim politicians also protested what they term the government's inability to ensure the safety of their community.
04 Jun 2019 11:51 AM
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 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 had on April 29 arrested Riyas Aboobacker in connection with Kasargod ISIS terror module case.
29 May 2019 11:26 AM
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
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
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
The ISIS terror group claimed the attacks, but the government blamed the local terror group NTJ for the bombings.
22 May 2019 1:58 PM
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
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
The Rwandan genocide offers important lessons for Sri Lanka.
21 May 2019 12:44 PM
The suspects have been identified as Noor Mohamed Addu Ul and Ajibul Jabar, residents of Kapugollewa, Horowpathana.
18 May 2019 10:44 AM
Mohammed Rizwan was arrested from the Mabole area in Wattala by the police on Wednesday.
17 May 2019 12:09 PM
There were no incidents of violence overnight and people responsible for taking part in attacks have been arrested, police said.
15 May 2019 4:46 PM
Suicide bombers exploded themselves in three churches and three luxury hotels besides two other places on April 21.
14 May 2019 8:23 PM
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
PM Ranil Wickremesinghe said curfew was declared to prevent unidentified groups destabilising country by orchestrating communal violence.
14 May 2019 9:25 AM
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
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
The suspect had offered Rs 500,000 as a bribe to the officer at the Horowpothana Police station.
08 May 2019 7:17 PM