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Sri Lanka bombings death toll rises to 359, 18 more suspects held overnight

Police spokesman said Wednesday morning that 18 suspects were arrested overnight, raising total detained to 58.

24 Apr 2019 9:41 AM

Sri Lanka Blasts: Video of suspected suicide bomber released; watch

The man is seen carrying a backpack and walking into St Sebastian church on Easter Sunday.

23 Apr 2019 5:06 PM

ISIS claims responsibility for Colombo blasts, city on high alert

The alert came as the island nation observed a day of national mourning for over 320 people killed in a series on blasts on Easter Sunday.

23 Apr 2019 4:22 PM

Kollywood actress Radikaa Sarathkumar escapes Sri Lanka easter blast, expresses shock

Radikaa is known for her roles in films like Suryavamsam, Theri, Abhilasha, Poojai, Maari and more.

22 Apr 2019 7:30 PM

Possible intel failures to be examined in Sri Lanka blasts

Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said Monday the death toll had risen overnight to 290 dead with more than 500 wounded.

22 Apr 2019 9:55 AM

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7 suicide bombers involved in Lanka blasts; 24 arrested as toll rises to 290

The government has said it will not disclose the details of the suspects involved in the attacks to prevent them from getting publicity.

22 Apr 2019 8:58 AM

Improvised bomb defused near Colombo airport by Sri Lankan air force: Police

'It was a homemade bomb, with explosives put into a pipe,' said the source.

22 Apr 2019 8:33 AM

Tamil Nadu’s church festival on Sri Lankan Island begins tomorrow

Pilgrims embark on journey to Katchatheevu Island for two days church festival.

15 Mar 2019 8:00 PM

Lanka's Central Bank gets USD 400 million swap from RBI

The total loan was expected to have been disbursed with a seventh tranche by mid-2019.

10 Jan 2019 11:39 AM

Sri Lankan President Sirisena yet to bury hatchet with PM Wickremesinghe

Addressing members of his United National Front, Sirisena reiterated he does not like Wickremesinghe, despite having to reappoint him as PM

17 Dec 2018 6:59 PM

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Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as Sri Lanka's Prime Minister

Mahinda Rajapaksa signed what was called a 'resignation' letter at his residence in capital Colombo.

15 Dec 2018 11:56 AM

Sri Lanka PM Mahinda Rajapaksa to step down tomorrow

The stepping down of Rajapaksa signals an end to a turbulent seven-week long struggle for power in the island nation.

14 Dec 2018 7:48 PM

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar speaks on leading stress-free life to migrant workers in UAE

Art of Living (AOL) founder embarked on four-day maiden visit to UAE on invitation from the ruler of Fujairah, Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi.

17 Nov 2018 3:56 PM

Sri Lankan parl votes against newly-appointed Rajapaksa govt

Speaker ruled that majority of 225-member assembly supported no-confidence motion against Rajapaksa who was made PM on Oct 26.

14 Nov 2018 11:23 AM

England victory a lesson for others

The attention of the selectors and team management was, for the past several weeks, geared towards how to beard Sri Lanka in their own den.

11 Nov 2018 12:09 AM

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Behind Sri Lanka's turmoil, a China-India struggle for investments and influence

India can ill afford to ignore the strategic advantage China has gained in Sri Lanka so close to peninsular India.

08 Nov 2018 10:49 AM

Surprises may loom as Lankan turmoil grows

In the 2015 presidential election, China allegedly funnelled funds to Rajapaksa through its port development budget.

31 Oct 2018 12:16 AM

Ex-Lankan prez Rajapaksa becomes new PM amid political drama

The development came after Sirisena's UPFA announced quitting current unity govt with PM Ranil Wickremesinghe's UNP.

26 Oct 2018 9:14 PM

Chandimal case shows ball tampering is endemic now

The hearing for the Level 3 offence is scheduled on July 10. But this is of far lesser significance in the immediate future.

24 Jun 2018 12:11 AM

India to host Sri Lankan military, their families to strengthen defence ties

The Sri Lankan military personnel of all three services and their families will visit the Officers Training Academy in Gaya.

23 Jun 2018 12:58 PM

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