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Easter
Opinion  /  Published 16.08.19

Lessons from the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka

The prime minister, Narendra Modi, after his re-election with a thumping majority, visited Sri Lanka on June 9, 2019 on his way back from the Maldives. Sri Lanka had then just begun healing after the ...
By Gyan Bhushan in

India  /  Published 12.04.20

On Easter, Patna Diocese goes live

For Roshan Remy Osta, Easter holds a special place. He has not missed an Easter service since he can remember. This year, due to the lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic, he thought he would miss it...
By in Patna

World  /  Published 11.04.20

Trump gaffe sparks anger

US President Donald Trump was at his blooper best when he mistook Good Friday for Easter and wished the world “Happy Good Friday”, triggering an avalanche of criticism from the Twitterati who tore...
By PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 15.03.20

Pope Easter service without audience

Pope Francis’s Holy Week and Easter services, which normally draw tens of thousands of people, will be held without the public attending because of the coronavirus outbreak, a step believed to be un...
By Reuters in Vatican

World  /  Published 26.04.19

Sri Lanka says Easter attack leader died in hotel bombing

The suspected leader of the militant group Sri Lankan authorities said carried out a series of Easter Sunday bombings died in the blast at the Shangri-La hotel, one of six hotels and churches targeted...
By AP in Colombo

World  /  Published 25.04.19

Father of suspected Easter bombers arrested

The father of two of the suspected Easter suicide bombers was arrested on suspicion of aiding his sons on Thursday, according to Sri Lanka's former navy chief, as investigators continued to comb his C...
By AP in Colombo

Opinion  /  Published 25.04.19

Sunny Deol follows in his father's footsteps

Sir — Indian tradition glorifies the obedient son. Is that why the actor, Sunny Deol, chose to walk in the footsteps of his father, Dharmendra, and decided to lend muscle to the Bharatiya Janata Par...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 23.04.19

Bombings rekindle painful memories in Sri Lanka

Irony can be cruel. The spirit of terror was resurrected on Easter Sunday — the paradox is unmistakable — in Sri Lanka, claiming the lives of over 200 people. Among the dead were Indians as well a...
By The Editorial Board in

World  /  Published 22.04.19

Sri Lanka declares emergency from midnight

Sri Lanka will impose a state of emergency from midnight on Monday in the wake of the deadly Easter blasts that killed 290 people and wounded more than 500 others, enhancing the counter-terrorism powe...
By PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 22.04.19

7 suicide attackers behind 6 Sri Lanka blasts: Investigator

The coordinated Easter Sunday bombings that ripped through Sri Lankan churches and luxury hotels were carried out by seven suicide bombers, a government investigator said on Monday.An analysis of the ...
By AP in Colombo


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