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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

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

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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

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

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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

Sri Lanka: Church services to resume from May 5

No bags will be allowed inside as part of the tight security measures.

30 Apr 2019 5:20 PM

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Sri Lanka: 42 foreigners killed in Easter blasts

Another 12 foreigners remain unaccounted for and could be among still unidentified bodies at Colombo's police morgue, the statement said.

30 Apr 2019 1:32 PM

15 killed, including 6 children, in raids at IS hideout in Sri Lanka

The gun battle between troops and suspected Islamist militants erupted on Friday evening in Sainthamaruthu in Ampara.

27 Apr 2019 9:16 AM

Sri Lanka lowers suicide bomb attacks toll to 253 as some ‘double-counted’

The official toll released by the police was reduced by 106 after the reconciliation of autopsy and DNA reports.

26 Apr 2019 8:37 AM

1 Sri Lankan bomber studied in UK, Australia; 60 arrested

The minister believes that after completing his studies in the UK, the bomber went to Australia to pursue post-graduation.

24 Apr 2019 4:52 PM

Sri Lanka: 8 of 9 bombers identified, two millionaire brothers, 1 woman

It is interesting that a Sri Lankan family’s involvement is under discussion after ISIS has claimed the responsibility.

24 Apr 2019 12:43 PM

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