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Aug 12, 2020 02:31
Nine suicide bombers belonging to local Islamist extremist group National Thawheed Jamaat (NTJ) linked to Islamic State carried out a series of devastating blasts that tore through three churches and as many luxury hotels on the Easter Sunday last year, killing 258 people, including 11 Indians. read more
Nov 21, 2019 15:40
Mahinda Rajapaksa is widely applauded with ending a 26-year separatist civil war with ethnic Tamil rebels during his presidency from 2005 to 2015. read more
Nov 20, 2019 17:41
Mahinda was appointed the Prime Minister on October 26, 2018 by the then President Maithripala Sirisena, in a controversial move that plunged the country into an unprecedented constitutional crisis. read more
Nov 19, 2019 19:42
Do business with Gotabaya, but don’t sacrifice key interests read more
Nov 17, 2019 09:42
Sri Lanka’s former wartime defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has won the presidency with a clear majority. read more
Aug 01, 2019 21:48
Prime Minister Modi became the first foreign leader to visit Sri Lanka in June after the April 21 bombings, the country’s worst terror attack. During his visit, Modi paid tributes to the victims of the deadly terror strikes at the St Anthony’s church... read more
Jul 15, 2019 19:13
Authorities have said local jihadist group National Thowheeth Jamaath (NTJ) were responsible for the suicide bombings in churches and hotels that killed at least 258 people in Sri Lanka’s deadly Easter Sunday bombings. The attacks were later claimed... read more
Jul 02, 2019 18:29
Police Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara said a group of CID officials arrested Fernando, who was earlier admitted to the National Hospital. read more
Jun 11, 2019 08:54
The usually taciturn head of government took to the social media to disclose details of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit. read more
Jun 11, 2019 01:48
During his visit, Modi said he was confident that Sri Lanka will rise again and cowardly acts of terror cannot defeat the spirit of Sri Lanka. read more
Jun 10, 2019 00:01
PM Narendra Modi meets counterpart, Prez, Oppn leader, calls for joint action against terrorism. read more
Jun 09, 2019 12:29
The Indian PM’s visit is seen as a sign of India’s affirmation of solidarity with Sri Lanka in the wake of the deadly Easter terror attacks in April. Over 250 people were killed in the attack claimed by the Islamic State. read more
Jun 08, 2019 07:07
The minister-in-attendance who will accompany PM Modi throughout the visit will be none other than 52-year-old Sri Lankan Housing minister, Sajith Premadasa, a man who may well be the President of Sri Lanka by the end of the year. read more
May 14, 2019 08:55
Mobs slashed to death a Sri Lankan Muslim man despite a nationwide curfew imposed Monday night after anti-Muslim riots spread to three districts north of the capital in a violent backlash against Easter suicide bombings. read more
Apr 29, 2019 09:17
Police said they had arrested 48 suspects over the last 24 hours over the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka. read more