President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday asked the security forces to use their experience in defeating separatist Tamil guerrillas a decade ago to meet the new challenge from Islamist militants linked to ISIS and responsible for last month s serial bombings that killed 258 people. MORE..
20 May 2019 (11:36 AM)
The principal and the vice principal of two Muslim schools, who were arrested on Thursday (16) on suspicion of having close links with the ringleader of the series of attacks on Easter Sunday and the leader of National Thowheed Jama ath (NTJ) Zahran Hashim, have been further remanded. MORE..
20 May 2019 (3:13 AM)
Trade between Pakistan and Sri Lanka has come to a screeching halt. MORE..
20 May 2019 (10:28 AM)
The interim report on the investigation launched to determine as to whether any errors had been committed by the police in granting bail to 9 suspects arrested at the Wellampitiya copper factory, which is believed to be linked to the Easter Sunday terror attacks, has been handed over to the Police headquarters. MORE..
20 May 2019 (7:21 PM)
Wife of Namal Kumara, Dhanushka Madhuwanthi, addressing the media, emphasized her husband does not have any links to the recent incidents of unrest. MORE..
20 May 2019 (9:48 AM)