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Saturday, Oct 19, 2019
news about Sri lankan government
Sep 20, 2019 23:09
In a swift rebuttal, the Sri Lankan government clarified that Jayasuriya did not say anything and had merely listened to his Pakistani counterpart without expressing any such views on the issue. read more
Sep 11, 2019 21:11
Sri Lanka is scheduled to play three one-day internationals and three Twenty20 international matches in Pakistan between Sept. 27 and Oct. 9 and 10 key Lankan players have already opted out of the series citing security concerns. read more
Jun 14, 2019 06:51
Nearly two months after the April attacks, life here is hobbling back to normalcy. Army troops are out in full force and helping rebuild St Sebastian’s. Outside, there are reminders of the tragedy. read more
Jun 12, 2019 11:33
Searches are being held in Anbu Nagar, Podanur, and Kuniyamuthur areas of the city, to name a few. read more
Jun 11, 2019 19:52
President Sirisena, who is the head of the Cabinet, warned last week that he would not attend the Cabinet unless the government took immediate action to halt the parliamentary investigation. read more
May 21, 2019 19:38
Their collaboration in developing the Colombo airport sets the right example in a country troubled by China’s predatory loans read more
May 16, 2019 07:11
The National Thowheed Jama’ath is one of the prime suspects that the Sri Lankan government banned in the immediate aftermath of the eight serial blasts, for which the Islamic State has claimed responsibility. read more
May 10, 2019 18:32
The country has been on edge since the April 21 attacks by jihadist bombers who attacked three churches and three Colombo hotels which also left 500 people injured. read more
May 10, 2019 07:31
To win against them requires a fundamental change in how we define, understand and respond to terrorism. read more
May 02, 2019 01:07
If such a ban can be imposed in “Ravan’s Lanka, when will it happen in Ram’s Ayodhya?” read an editorial in the Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamana. read more
May 01, 2019 10:31
The Sri Lankan government banned the burqa, niqab or any kind of face-covering veil across the island nation following Easter Sunday’s serial blasts that killed over 250 people. read more
Apr 29, 2019 14:03
The 20-year-old Indian national was arrested from Mount Lavinia without a valid visa on Monday, police spokesman S P Ruwan Gunasekara said, adding that he would be produced before the magistrate’s court on Tuesday. read more
Apr 27, 2019 19:29
The Sri Lankan government has beefed up the security in the country post the deadly bombings that claimed more than 250 lives. A nation-wide emergency including night time curfew is in place at present which may also affect travel within Sri Lanka. read more
Apr 23, 2019 16:02
In the wake of bombings, the military has been given a wider berth to detain and arrest suspects — powers that were used during the civil war but withdrawn when it ended. read more
Apr 23, 2019 12:43
No group has claimed responsibility for Sunday’s attacks, but police have arrested 24 people - mostly members of an Islamist extremist group - in connection with the blasts that also killed 31 foreigners, including eight Indian nationals. read more