India21, May 2019, 2:03 PM IST
Chennai: Hoax bomb threat to Satyabrata Sahoo office leaves police in a frenzy
A bomb threat to the office of Tamil Nadu chief electoral officer Satyabrata Sahoo sent Chennai police in a frenzy. However, they soon discovered that the threat was a hoax.
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
World14, May 2019, 1:48 PM IST
Sri Lanka blasts: Nationwide curfew imposed after anti-Muslim riots; social media blocked
Sri Lankan Muslim areas came under attack allegedly by Sinhalese. This after the Easter Sunday blasts in Sri Lanka. Now, curfew has been imposed
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.
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.
World6, May 2019, 1:51 PM IST
Sri Lanka blasts: Curfew reimposed in Negombo after clashes; social media banned
After clashes broke out between a group of Muslims and Sinhalese, Sri Lanka has reimposed curfew and banned social media, in a move to curb the spread of rumours.
World5, May 2019, 11:06 AM IST
Sri Lanka blasts: Catholics turn to TV mass amidst bomb threats
The Easter Sunday attacks across churches and hotels in Sri Lanka has left the country resorting to other means to offer prayers. Catholics have now turned to mass that is telecast instead of gathering at the church. This, amidst another bomb threat at a “famous church”.
World29, Apr 2019, 2:11 PM IST
Sri Lanka blasts: Tamil medium teacher, school principal among 106 suspects arrested
On Easter Sunday, Sri Lanka saw coordinated terror attacks that took the lives of over 250 people and injured more than 500. Several people have been detained in the country and among them are a school teacher and a principal. Police are now probing links
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
India27, Apr 2019, 2:16 PM IST
Sri Lanka blasts: Chennai officials tighten security at railway stations
Security has been increased across cities like Bengaluru and Chennai. Chennai Central and Egmore saw storming operations. Security in public places in Bengaluru have also been stepped up.
India27, Apr 2019, 11:54 AM IST
Lorry driver warns police of terror attacks in India, arrested for making hoax calls
A Lorry driver by the name Swamy Sundar Murthy has been arrested en route to Hosur for making a hoax call about terror attacks in India.
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