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  World   South Asia  23 Apr 2019

World, South asia, 23 Apr 2019

Sri Lankan international cricketer was tired, skipped church on Easter Sunday

Sri Lankan cricketer Dasun Shanaka barely survived the deadly blasts that killed more than 320 people in the island nation on Easter Sunday.

23 Apr 2019 5:14 PM

Sri Lanka Blasts: Video of suspected suicide bomber released; watch

The man is seen carrying a backpack and walking into St Sebastian church on Easter Sunday.

23 Apr 2019 5:06 PM

Sri Lanka hotel suicide bombers were two muslim brothers: Sources

Muslim brothers carried out two of the hotel suicide blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter, part of bombings that killed more than 320 people.

23 Apr 2019 4:44 PM

ISIS claims responsibility for Colombo blasts, city on high alert

The alert came as the island nation observed a day of national mourning for over 320 people killed in a series on blasts on Easter Sunday.

23 Apr 2019 4:22 PM

Sri Lanka Easter blasts a retaliation to New Zealand mosque shootings: Minister

Sri Lanka's terror attack on Easter Sunday was carried out by local Islamic extremists in retaliation for mosque shootings in New Zealand.

23 Apr 2019 3:13 PM

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Indian officials warn Sri Lanka about possible second NTJ terrorists bombing

Some quarters in Sri Lanka felt the recent bombings were a response for the March 15 Christchurch mosque attacks.

23 Apr 2019 1:48 PM

Sri Lanka never witnessed bombings of such magnitude: Defense Secretay

The Sri Lankan government never expected the Easter Sunday bombings of such magnitude, Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando said.

23 Apr 2019 10:27 AM

Death toll in Sri Lanka blasts rises to 310, 40 people under arrest

Around 500 people were wounded in the blasts, Ruwan Gunasekera said in a statement.

23 Apr 2019 9:55 AM

Foreign secretary raises Masood Azhar issue in China

Gokhale met Wang, who is also the State Councillor, a high-level post in the hierarchy of the ruling Communist Party of China.

23 Apr 2019 1:43 AM

Indians’ death toll in Lanka rises to 8, many are missing

At least two of the deceased Indians were reportedly political workers of the JD(S) from Karnataka, said the MEA.

23 Apr 2019 12:55 AM

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