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
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
Investigators have dismantled a major part of the network linked to Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings.
07 May 2019 4:22 PM
The assets and the cash were found during the investigations by the CID, police said.
07 May 2019 8:19 AM
The curfew was imposed on Sunday after a group of miscreants carrying swords attacked some people.
06 May 2019 3:28 PM
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
No bags will be allowed inside as part of the tight security measures.
30 Apr 2019 5:20 PM
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
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
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
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