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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

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

Sri Lanka bars Muslim women from wearing veils in public after Easter bombings

'The ban is to ensure national security... No one should obscure their faces to make identification difficult,' the statement said.

29 Apr 2019 9:55 AM

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

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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

15 killed, including 6 children, in raids at IS hideout in Sri Lanka

The gun battle between troops and suspected Islamist militants erupted on Friday evening in Sainthamaruthu in Ampara.

27 Apr 2019 9:16 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

Search ongoing for 140 people with links to ISIS: SL President Maithripala Sirisena

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said on Friday police are looking for 140 people believed to have links with the ISIS group.

26 Apr 2019 2:55 PM

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Sri Lanka: Religious leaders urge women to avoid niqaab, cooperate with police

Sri Lanka’s Muslim Council said that its leaders have agreed that bodies of terrorists would not be buried in any mosque burial ground.

26 Apr 2019 1:41 PM

Wanted extremist cleric Hashim died in hotel attack: SL Prez Sirisena

An Islamic extremist believed to have played a key role in SL's bombings died in an attack on a Colombo hotel.

26 Apr 2019 10:41 AM

Sri Lanka can't arrest citizens who joined ISIS: PM Ranil Wickremesinghe

Sri Lankan nationals who joined ISIS could not be arrested as joining a foreign terrorist organisation is not against the law.

26 Apr 2019 9:50 AM

Family of Sri Lanka's Easter bombings mastermind missing: Reports

Mohomed Hashim Madaniya, sister of the suspected mastermind behind the blasts on Easter, said her family is missing since the attacks.

26 Apr 2019 8:57 AM

Sri Lanka lowers suicide bomb attacks toll to 253 as some ‘double-counted’

The official toll released by the police was reduced by 106 after the reconciliation of autopsy and DNA reports.

26 Apr 2019 8:37 AM

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Sri Lanka releases pictures of 6 suspects that killed nearly 250

Police on Thursday released the names and pictures of the suspects and sought information regarding them from public.

26 Apr 2019 8:30 AM

Dissecting Sri Lankan government’s social media ban

Sri Lanka has a complicated history with social media, providing context to the government’s ban on it after the Easter Sunday attacks.

25 Apr 2019 2:57 PM

Sri Lanka blasts: Catholic churches suspend public mass amidst security concerns

The head of the church urged politicians to leave aside differences to rebuild the country struck by the bombings.

25 Apr 2019 2:31 PM

New bomb found in Colombo 3 days after Easter: Report

A new bomb was found in downtown area of Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, on Wednesday, after multiple blasts shook the country on Sunday.

24 Apr 2019 6:21 PM

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