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In surprise move, Sri Lanka extends emergency for another month

The emergency can be declared for a month at a time, and parliament must ratify it within 10 days.

22 Jun 2019 11:05 AM

Sri Lankan police officials to face criminal charges for Easter Sunday Attacks

India had issued warning to Sri Lanka in April about the possibility of attacks at various locations, including the Indian High Commission.

21 Jun 2019 3:53 PM

India, Sri Lanka under threat from ISIS' new strategy: Intel report

Senior officials said Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Kashmir are the most vulnerable states to the ISIS influence in the country.

20 Jun 2019 12:14 PM

Two sulking Muslim ministers in Sri Lanka return to government fold

Muslim Cabinet minister and two provincial governors were accused of having sponsored National Thowheeth Jamaath (NTJ) blamed for attacks.

19 Jun 2019 3:33 PM

Five suspects of Easter Sunday attacks repatriated from the UAE

Suspects also include Mohamed Milhan, prominent member of banned terror outfit National Thawheed Jamath, responsible for the attacks.

14 Jun 2019 1:09 PM

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Shangri-La Hotel in Colombo to reopen on Wednesday after deadly Easter attacks

While the other two hotels reopened in recent weeks, most of the sections of the Shangri-La Hotel remained closed.

11 Jun 2019 3:54 PM

PM Modi concludes Sri Lanka visit; ticks all diplomatic boxes

PM Modi met the Sri Lankan President, Prime Minister, Leader of Opposition and other political leaders.

09 Jun 2019 9:26 AM

'Neighbourhood first' policy to drive PM Modi's visits to Sri Lanka, Maldives

It will be his first diplomatic overseas visit after coming to power for the second term.

08 Jun 2019 12:09 PM

PM Modi offers prayers at Sri Krishna temple, addresses party workers

PM Modi's visit to Kerala comes at a time when Rahul Gandhi is on a three-day visit to his parliamentary constituency of Wayanad.

08 Jun 2019 9:04 AM

PM Modi's visit shows India's solidarity with Sri Lanka: Lankan envoy

‘It is of great importance, especially because India, Sri Lanka are allies,’ Sri Lankan High Commissioner to India, Austin Fernando said.

07 Jun 2019 7:37 PM

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Better to be alert than complacent: Kerala DGP on ISIS 'threat'

‘I see this as a big precautionary measure. 580 kilometres of Kerala coast is fully covered,’ Kerala DGP said.

28 May 2019 9:28 PM

BIMSTEC leaders invited to attend PM Modi’s swearing in ceremony: MEA

The BIMSTEC member states include Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Nepal, Bhutan and India.

27 May 2019 6:45 PM

Sri Lanka school principal, teacher arrested for link to Easter terror attack

The suspects have been identified as Noor Mohamed Addu Ul and Ajibul Jabar, residents of Kapugollewa, Horowpathana.

18 May 2019 10:44 AM

Close aide of Sri Lanka bombers arrested with several passports

Mohammed Rizwan was arrested from the Mabole area in Wattala by the police on Wednesday.

17 May 2019 12:09 PM

Curfew lifted in Sri Lanka, more than 60 people arrested

There were no incidents of violence overnight and people responsible for taking part in attacks have been arrested, police said.

15 May 2019 4:46 PM

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Sri Lanka restarts; schools reopen, masses to resume

The schools were shutdown and public mass services were suspended following fears of a repeat of the April 21 attacks.

09 May 2019 5:52 PM

Man tries to bribe Lanka police to release terror accused, arrested

The suspect had offered Rs 500,000 as a bribe to the officer at the Horowpothana Police station.

08 May 2019 7:17 PM

Curfew lifted in Sri Lanka, situation under control: Police

The curfew was imposed on Sunday after a group of miscreants carrying swords attacked some people.

06 May 2019 3:28 PM

Curfew reimposed in Negembo, Sri Lanka

The move was taken after a group of miscreants carrying swords attacked some people travelling on a three-wheeler.

05 May 2019 9:20 PM

India-based photo journalist arrested by Sri Lanka police for trespassing

He was arrested on the charges of unauthorised entry and was later remanded by the Negombo magistrate till May 15, police said.

03 May 2019 9:11 AM

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