'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
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
Sirisena took the decision under emergency regulations to ban the National Thowheeth Jama'ath and Jamathei Millathu Ibrahim.
28 Apr 2019 11:08 AM
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
The gun battle between troops and suspected Islamist militants erupted on Friday evening in Sainthamaruthu in Ampara.
27 Apr 2019 9:16 AM
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
Police on Thursday released the names and pictures of the suspects and sought information regarding them from public.
26 Apr 2019 8:30 AM
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
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
Further details awaited.
25 Apr 2019 10:13 AM
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
The minister believes that after completing his studies in the UK, the bomber went to Australia to pursue post-graduation.
24 Apr 2019 4:52 PM
The mortal remains of nine out of 10 Indians killed in the massive Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka have been sent to India.
24 Apr 2019 3:06 PM
Senior officials deliberately withheld intelligence about attacks on Sri Lanka, where a rash of suicide bombings killed at least 359.
24 Apr 2019 1:50 PM