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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

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

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

Lanka bombings: Mortal remains of 9 Indians repatriated

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

Minister in Sri Lanka accuses top officials of concealing information on attacks

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

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US denies having prior intel on Sri Lanka Easter blasts

The US ambassador to Sri Lanka has denied the United States had prior knowledge of the Easter attacks.

24 Apr 2019 1:14 PM

Sri Lanka bombings death toll rises to 359, 18 more suspects held overnight

Police spokesman said Wednesday morning that 18 suspects were arrested overnight, raising total detained to 58.

24 Apr 2019 9:41 AM

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

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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

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

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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

8 Indians among people killed in Sri Lanka Easter blast

At least eight Indians are among the dead after a string of devastating suicide blasts struck churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka.

22 Apr 2019 7:56 PM

India has shared evidence of JeM, Azhar's terrorist activities with China: MEA

India shared with China all evidence of JeM and its leader Masood Azhar during Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale's latest visit to Beijing.

22 Apr 2019 5:20 PM

India, China should be sensitive to each other's concerns: Vijay Gokhale to China

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale on Monday held talks with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi here and reviewed the progress of bilateral ties.

22 Apr 2019 3:11 PM

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