Sri Lanka terror attacks

NIA seeks custody of IS module leader

The NIA has sought seven-day custody of the accused as part of the probe. Considering the plea, the court issued a warrant for producing Azarudeen before it on Monday. 

published on : 15th June 2019

Five suspects linked to Easter bombing mastermind arrested

The five suspects were arrested from the north central region of Horowpothana on the day when eight Tamil National Alliance members voted against the Emergency declared in the country.

published on : 24th May 2019

Sri Lanka blocks social media platforms after Sinhalese-Muslim clashes

This was the first incident of violence between the two communities since the April 21 terror attacks.

published on : 6th 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

Sri Lanka lifts social media blockade imposed after Easter Sunday blasts

President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission to lift the ban on Facebook, WhatsApp, YouTube and other popular platforms from April 30.

published on : 1st May 2019

Islamic State sympathisers in Kerala under lens after calls to Sri Lanka: NIA

The alleged Sri Lanka blasts plotter Zahran Hashim may also be associated with a Tamil Nadu-based Islamic State sympathizers through illegal trade and social media sites.

published on : 30th April 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

UAE-based Indian couple survive Sri Lanka bombings, man had witnessed 26/11 terror attacks too

Abhinav Chari and his wife, Navroop were in the island nation for a business trip and were staying at the Cinnamon Grand where a bomb had gone off on Easter Sunday.

published on : 29th April 2019

ISIS claims three militants blew themselves up during Sri Lanka raid that left 15 dead

Abu Hammad, Abu Sufyan and Abu al-Qa'qa had blown themselves up during a crackdown by Special Task Force and Army troops to avoid surrender.

published on : 28th April 2019

Barbarians Cannot Restore Islamic Cultural Glory

The Sri Lanka massacre proves without doubt that the civilised world and Islam are at war.

published on : 28th April 2019

The Dark Night Rises

Radical and violent Islamic fundamentalism has made landfall in Sri Lanka. Targeted by the Pakistan-controlled terror axis, the island nation faces upheaval that will pit community against community.

published on : 28th April 2019

Cries of anguish filled the air, recounts Sri Lanka blasts witness

Cries of anguish filled the air as ambulances, with their sirens blaring carrying the injured and the dead, were rushing towards the hospital.

published on : 28th April 2019

Sri Lanka arrested 20 bombing suspects over past 24 hours: Reports

Citing a police spokesman, The New 1st outlet reported that the apprehensions took place as part of a nation-wide security operation.

published on : 27th April 2019

3-5 years imprisonment for spreading fake news about Sri Lanka blasts

A number of incidents of public disturbance were reported from several parts of the country due to the circulation of false information.

published on : 27th April 2019

Indian IT manager is third Dubai expat to die in Lanka bombings

42-year-old Juno Srivastava was last seen having breakfast along with his colleagues before a blast ripped through the Cinnamon Grand Hotel on April 11.

published on : 27th April 2019
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