Sri Lanka blasts

Sri Lanka cardinal says government hiding truth over Easter attacks

Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith spoke of his frustrations just hours before he was due to meet Pope Francis and show the pontiff a video with graphic images of the April 21 attacks on three churches.

Jun 20, 2019, 22:44 PM IST

MEA asks Indians travelling to Sri Lanka to remain cautious

Over 250 people had died in a series of bomb explosions at various locations in Sri Lanka on April 21.

May 28, 2019, 17:45 PM IST

IT firm employee arrested in Sri Lanka over suspected links to Easter attacks

Sri Lanka has detained dozens of suspects after several suicide bombings on Easter Sunday targeted churches and hotels.

May 11, 2019, 06:52 AM IST

Sri Lanka warns further Islamist militant attacks cannot be ruled out

Investigators have dismantled a major part of the network linked to Sri Lanka`s Easter Sunday bombings, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Tuesday, but warned the chance of further Islamist militant attacks could not be ruled out. 

May 07, 2019, 15:36 PM IST

Sri Lanka Army chief says Easter suicide bombers visited Kashmir, Kerala for 'some sorts of training'

It is the first time that a top Sri Lankan security official has confirmed the militants' visit to India which had shared intelligence inputs with Colombo ahead of the attack.

May 04, 2019, 15:35 PM IST

Shiv Sena's demand for burqa ban opposed by BJP, 'supported' by Pragya Thakur

BJP spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao says India's borders are safe but Sadhvi Pragya appeared to agree with Shiv Sena on the demand for a ban on burqa to ensure national security.

May 01, 2019, 11:36 AM IST

NIA raids in Kerala reveal Zakir Naik's link to Sri Lanka blasts

Riyas Aboobacker has been following the speeches of Zakir Naik for over a year.

Apr 29, 2019, 23:34 PM IST

Tourist arrivals in Colombo to drop by 50% after Easter attacks: Sri Lanka tourism chief

Sri Lanka was facing lost tourism revenues of about $750 million this year.

Apr 29, 2019, 20:58 PM IST

Sri Lankan intelligence receives inputs of attacks on Buddhist temples by female bombers

Sri Lankan authorities say that there was one woman among the nine bombers who carried out the country's worst terror attack, killing 253 people and injuring over 500 others. 

Apr 29, 2019, 13:42 PM IST

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Apr 28, 2019, 16:22 PM IST

Two wanted suspects arrested in connection with Sri Lanka blasts

The duo has been handed over to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for further investigations.

Apr 28, 2019, 14:08 PM IST

Father, two brothers of Sri Lanka suicide bombings mastermind killed: Report

Zainee Hashim, Rilwan Hashim and their father Mohamed Hashim, who were seen in a video circulating on social media calling for all-out war against non believers, were among 15 killed.

Apr 28, 2019, 13:55 PM IST

One week since Easter explosions, Sri Lanka deals with trauma and terror

One of the worst attacks in Sri Lanka's history has prompted one of the most stringent security counter measures in the island nation in the week after.

Apr 28, 2019, 06:35 AM IST

Sri Lanka bans terror groups NTJ and JMI responsible for Easter attacks

The decision was taken by the President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena.

Apr 27, 2019, 20:52 PM IST

MEA issues advisory, urges Indians to avoid 'non-essential' travel to Sri Lanka after Easter attacks

Last Sunday, at least nine suicide bombers rocked Sri Lanka, killing 253 people and injuring over 500 others.

Apr 27, 2019, 20:10 PM IST

US asks family members of its diplomats to leave Sri Lanka, other missions issue warning

In a release, the US embassy in Sri Lanka said, "Department of State ordered the departure of all school-age family members of US government employees in Kindergarten through 12th grade."

Apr 27, 2019, 11:08 AM IST

Sri Lanka: Security forces shot dead two ISIS suspects

In Sri Lanka, Security forces shot dead two ISIS suspects after three major blasts.

Apr 27, 2019, 11:06 AM IST

Sri Lanka: Four gunmen dead in special operation; 15 civilians killed in explosion

The raid was carried out on Friday at 7 pm by the police and the Special Task Force (STF). 

Apr 27, 2019, 10:08 AM IST

Dubai's Burj Khalifa lights up in solidarity with Sri Lanka

The tallest skyscraper in the world lit up with the hope of a world built on tolerance and coexistence.

Apr 26, 2019, 14:50 PM IST

Sri Lankan police looking for 140 with Islamic State links: President Maithripala Sirisena

Sirisena told reporters some Sri Lankan youths had been involved with the extremist group since 2013.

Apr 26, 2019, 10:32 AM IST