Sri Lanka was in shock Monday as the death toll from a deadly series of bombings on Easter Day rose to nearly 300.
22 Apr 2019 2:43 PM
A total of seven suicide bombers carried out a series of eight devastating blasts that tore through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka.
22 Apr 2019 1:09 PM
Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said Monday the death toll had risen overnight to 290 dead with more than 500 wounded.
22 Apr 2019 9:55 AM
The government has said it will not disclose the details of the suspects involved in the attacks to prevent them from getting publicity.
22 Apr 2019 8:58 AM
'It was a homemade bomb, with explosives put into a pipe,' said the source.
22 Apr 2019 8:33 AM
Bomber waited in queue for Easter Sunday breakfast buffet at Cinnamon Grand hotel before setting off explosives strapped to his back.
22 Apr 2019 8:28 AM
The Presidential Secretariat said in a statement that decision to block social media sites was taken due to spreading of false news reports.
21 Apr 2019 7:21 PM
Sri Lankan media reported that Negombo Hospital has at least 74 deaths and received 113 injured worshippers from the Sebastian's Church.
21 Apr 2019 6:33 PM
The seventh blast occurred at a hotel opposite the Zoo, Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said.
21 Apr 2019 3:15 PM
At least 156 people were killed in six bomb attacks on Sunday that included three churches, three hotels.
21 Apr 2019 1:49 PM
Following the deadly attack that claimed several lives, Sri Lankan government ordered curfew from 6 pm Sunday to 6 am Monday.
21 Apr 2019 10:28 AM
The Dimuth Karunaratne-led Sri Lanka side will have experienced players like Lasith Malinga, Angelo Mathews and Kusal Perera.
18 Apr 2019 4:03 PM
Sri Lanka Cricket confirmed the incident and said it will follow due process in determining the future course of action.
31 Mar 2019 5:30 PM
Chennaiyin, the first ISL outfit to participate in the AFC Cup, are vying for a place in the group stage of the AFC Cup.
05 Mar 2019 7:39 PM
Nine Indians have been arrested in Sri Lanka's Uva province for allegedly staying in the country without a visa.
08 Feb 2019 3:21 PM
Sri Lanka is considering a USD 300 million loan offer from the Bank of China.
17 Jan 2019 1:41 PM
The total loan was expected to have been disbursed with a seventh tranche by mid-2019.
10 Jan 2019 11:39 AM
The forming of the cabinet was delayed because the president wanted to retain media and the police, govt spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said.
20 Dec 2018 4:26 PM
Addressing members of his United National Front, Sirisena reiterated he does not like Wickremesinghe, despite having to reappoint him as PM
17 Dec 2018 6:59 PM
Mahinda Rajapaksa signed what was called a 'resignation' letter at his residence in capital Colombo.
15 Dec 2018 11:56 AM