World16, May 2019, 4:59 PM IST
Sri Lanka blasts: Suicide bomber’s wife gives birth to child
The wife of one of the suicide bombers has given birth to their first child, two weeks after the Easter Sunday attacks that killed as many as 250 people in Sri Lanka.
World15, May 2019, 12:37 PM IST
Sri Lanka blasts: 24 people arrested for anti-Muslim riots; ban on social media reimposed
The Easter Sunday blasts in Sri Lanka had left as many as 250 people dead. The attacks have left the island country in a state of unrest after anti-Muslim riots broke out that even killed one Muslim man
World13, May 2019, 1:47 PM IST
Sri Lanka blasts: Social media blocked as tension between Muslims, Sinhalese heightens
Social media has been blocked once again in Sri Lanka after rising tension between the Muslims and the Sinhalese was reported. Facebook and WhatsApp have been blocked.
India12, May 2019, 2:17 PM IST
Sri Lankan Navy arrests two Kerala men for smuggling 79 kg cannabis
The Naval officials on Saturday (May 11) recovered more than 70 kg Kerala cannabis from the duo who tried to smuggle into the Sri Lankan capital Colombo
World7, May 2019, 1:56 PM IST
Sri Lanka police claim all suspects in Easter attack either dead or arrested
Two weeks after the terror attacks in Sri Lanka, police have now stated that all the suspects are either dead or arrested. The island country has received the help of eight other countries to probe the Easter Sunday attacks.
World29, Apr 2019, 1:29 PM IST
Sri Lanka bans all face coverings including burqa after Easter Sunday blasts
A week after Sri Lanka faced coordinated blasts across the country, in an emergency move the Sri Lankan president has issued an order banning the adornment of any form of face veils
India29, Apr 2019, 9:22 AM IST
Customs officials seize gold worth Rs 1.76 crore at Chennai airport in two search operations
While searching the luggage of a person who had come under the suspicion of customs officials, four gold biscuits weighing 238 grams valued at Rs 7.85 lakh were recovered
India27, Apr 2019, 12:59 PM IST
MHA warned of possible attacks by ISIS-linked groups on places of worship
The Islamic State (ISIS) took responsibility of the attacks in Sri Lanka, killed nearly 400 church-goers and other Christians on Easter. The ISIS has warned India multiple times too, claiming that the organisation is planning massive terror attacks.
World27, Apr 2019, 11:35 AM IST
Sri Lanka blasts: Shootout between police and ‘militants’ kills 15
15 people have lost their lives, including six suspected terrorists and nine civilians in a shootout between Sri Lankan police and suspected terrorists in Kalmunai.
World26, Apr 2019, 6:46 PM IST
Sri Lanka blasts: After defence secretary, police chief Pujith Jayasundara resigns
After defence secretary, inspector general Pujith Jayasundara has stepped down over failures that led to the terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka
World26, Apr 2019, 11:43 AM IST
Sri Lanka blasts: Death toll drops by 100, stands at 253
Easter Sunday attack on Sri Lanka was ranked as the deadliest attacks claimed by the Islamic State,l. However, that claim may not hold true now as officials have revised the death toll. Officials blamed calculation error and stated that the precise death toll now stands at 253.
World25, Apr 2019, 5:55 PM IST
Sri Lanka admin cracks whip: Mosques raided, security heads roll, emergency measures on
From banning social media to raiding mosques, Sri Lankan government has taken massive steps after Sunday Easter churches attack.
World25, Apr 2019, 3:43 PM IST
Sri Lanka intensifies crackdown on terror suspects; 16 more held
Nine suicide bombers, believed to be the members of a local Islamist extremist group National Thowheed Jamath (NTJ), carried out a series of devastating blasts that tore through three churches and three luxury hotels.
World25, Apr 2019, 1:22 PM IST
Sri Lanka blasts: Another explosion in Pugoda town near Colombo
Just a couple of days after the Easter Sunday blasts across Sri Lanka, another blast was heard in the town of Pugoda, near Colombo. Police are investigating the fresh blast
India24, Apr 2019, 5:29 PM IST
21/4 Colombo Attack: Why Indian High Commission was spared from terror attack?
On April 11, a confidential memo from the Police Commissioner of Colombo was circulated which not only named the group believed to be planning the attack, but also listed the individual members, along with their addresses and phone numbers.