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

Somalia making progress but must tackle extremism: UN chief

Militant group Al-Shabab continues to be the main perpetrator of attacks against government facilities, government officials and security forces, said Antonio Guterres.

published on : 21st May 2019

Accused New Zealand mosque shooter charged with terrorism

Police also charged Brenton Tarrant with an additional count of murder, bringing the total number of murder charges against him to 51.

published on : 21st May 2019

Sri Lanka Muslims pray at vandalised mosques

Clerics said some of the damaged mosques cleared out glass shards and other debris and conducted services with attendance at a high level.

published on : 17th May 2019

World leaders and tech executives pledge to curb online hate groups

US tech companies including Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, YouTube etc. adopted the "Christchurch Call to Action" to prevent abuses of the internetby hate and terror groups.

published on : 16th May 2019

Sri Lanka still faces threat of ISIS terror attacks: PM Wickremesinghe

Nine suicide bombers carried out a series of devastating blasts that tore through three churches and three luxury hotels on the Easter Sunday.

published on : 7th May 2019

Lashkar-e-Taiba's grand terror plot in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Maldives

A special group headed by Lashkar-e-Taiba's Muzzamil Bhat from Sialkot and his lackeys made forays into Bangladesh, the Maldives and Sri Lanka between 2005 and 2007.

published on : 7th May 2019

Zero votes cast from Burhan Wani's village, only 15 cast vote in Pulwama suicide bomber's town

Nobody from the villages of other top militant commanders like Zakir Musa, Riyaz Naikoo and Mudassir Khan in south Kashmir wanted to vote.

published on : 6th 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

Burqa ban not demand of Shiv Sena or Uddhav, says Raut

Sri Lanka's had banned Burqa in the wake of the Easter Sunday terror attacks that killed over 250 people.

published on : 5th 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

Decision on global terrorist tag by UN on JeM chief Masood Azhar likely today

The focus will be on UN Security council permanent member China's decision on whether to give a nod to the proposal to blacklist Azhar.

published on : 1st 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

Church services in Sri Lanka to resume from May 5: Cardinal

The religious leader said a new government comprising all parties should be appointed

published on : 30th April 2019
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