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.
India21, May 2019, 1:23 PM IST
Sri Lanka blasts: Kurunegala police arrest six others in connection with Easter Sunday attack
According to the police media spokesperson, three were produced at a court and the other three are in police custody where they are further investigating.
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.
India8, May 2019, 12:27 PM IST
Sri Lanka blasts: Anti-aircraft gun bullets found in Vavuniya forest
The Irattaperiyakulam Police recovered about 85 bullets that are capable of destroying aircraft, in a forest near Vavuniya, Sri Lanka
India7, May 2019, 2:34 PM IST
Sri Lanka blasts: Police officials discover ‘training camps of terrorists’
According to reports, the location had allegedly been used for experimenting with explosives made by Zahran Hashim's team.
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.
India5, May 2019, 12:12 PM IST
Sri Lanka blasts: Bengaluru police chief alerts religious leaders
T Suneeel Kumar, Bengaluru police commissioner held a meeting with the heads spanning across religions in the light of Sri Lanka blasts. In the meeting the police commissioner told them to be more vigilant
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”.
India3, May 2019, 4:45 PM IST
Javed Akhtar wants ghoonghat ban, Taslima Nasreen quotes from Quran to decry burqa
Javed Akhtar's proposal comes in the wake of the Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamana asking the Modi sarkar to emulate Sri Lanka in banning the burqa
Views30, Apr 2019, 4:29 PM IST
Sri Lanka blasts: Emerging evidence holds ominous portents for India
Though the Tamil Nadu-based (Indian) Towheed Jamaat has distanced itself from the blasts, its protestations cannot be taken at face-value considering the fact its founder P Jainulabdeen had plenty of connections in Sri Lanka. Active IS terror modules in our boundary have dangerous portents for the country.