Sri Lanka Easter Bombings

India to gift cricket stadium, radar system to Maldives during PM Modi's visit

Modi will briefly visit Sri Lanka on Sunday during which he will hold discussions with President Maithripala Sirisena, according to the president's office here.

published on : 7th June 2019

Sri Lanka proposes five-year jail terms on fake news spreaders

The move follows repeated government allegations that social media platforms have been used to spread online hate, in a country where ethnic divisions still linger.

published on : 6th June 2019

Lanka's Catholic schools to reopen next week

Archbishop of Colombo Cardinal Malclom Ranjith in a press conference said that that Catholic private schools might be opened on May 14.

published on : 9th May 2019

Sri Lanka to deport all visa-violating foreigners

The move comes as part of the heightened security measures in the wake of the Easter Sunday bombings.

published on : 3rd May 2019

Female bombers may pose as devotees to attack Buddhist temples in Lanka: Intel

It has been alerted that female bombers posing as devotees may attack Buddhist temples after authorities seized white clothes from a house that was raided.

published on : 29th April 2019

Sri Lanka bans Easter blasts mastermind National Thawheed Jammath linked to ISIS

NTJ leader Zahran Hashim was huimself killed inside the Shangri La hotel were he detonated himself.

published on : 28th April 2019

Never expected bombings of such magnitude: Sri Lanka Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando

Fernando said that it would have been 'impossible' to protect a large number of churches in the country even with prior intelligence.

published on : 23rd April 2019

Sri Lanka social media shutdown after serial bomb blasts raises fears on free expression

The move comes amid growing frustration by governments around the world with internet platforms over the propagation of misinformation and incitements of violence.

published on : 23rd April 2019

Sri Lanka serial blasts: Travel industry in island nation faces uncertainty as panicky tourists flee

The attacks on hotels and churches came as Sri Lanka was emerging as a leading tourist hot-spot, named the world's top destination for 2019 by a major guide book.

published on : 23rd April 2019

Trump goofs up again! tweets 138 million people dead in Sri Lankan blasts

Trump's tweet did not go unnoticed by the agile twitterati who started poking fun at the appalling tweet.

published on : 22nd April 2019

Sri Lanka serial blasts put Christians on frontline of religious divides

While there have been attacks on Christians, their community had been left relatively unscathed, with anti-Muslim riots -- whipped up in part by hardline, right-wing Buddhists grabbing the headlines.

published on : 22nd April 2019

24 under arrest for Sri Lanka serial blasts, says police

However, the government said they will not disclose the details of the suspects involved in the attacks to prevent them from getting publicity.

published on : 22nd April 2019