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Easter Sunday
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

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

India  /  Published 22.04.19

3 Indians dead in Sri Lanka, Modi sees poll fuel

Three Indians and a vacationer who traced her roots to Kerala have died in the Easter Sunday blasts in Sri Lanka, which were cited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to project himself before voters as t...
By Our Bureau and Reuters in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 21.04.19

Summer of despair: travel plans to Sri Lanka grounded

The serial blasts in Sri Lanka that left over 200 people dead on Easter Sunday could scuttle the summer holiday plans of many tourists from Calcutta for whom the island nation has become a popular lei...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

World  /  Published 21.04.19

Social media services blocked in Sri Lanka

A group that monitors internet censorship says Sri Lankan authorities have blocked most social media services in the country following attacks that killed more than 200 people on Easter Sunday.The Net...
By AP in Colombo

World  /  Published 21.04.19

Bomb blasts kill more than 200 in Sri Lanka

More than 200 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in eight bomb blasts that rocked churches and luxury hotels in or near Sri Lanka's capital on Easter Sunday — the deadliest violence the So...
By AP in Colombo

India  /  Published 14.06.19

NIA claims Lanka bombing link to TN raids

The National Investigation Agency on Thursday raided more than 10 locations in Tamil Nadu to probe a suspected link between an alleged local module of the Islamic State and the Easter Sunday bombings ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 25.04.19

Bombings add new dimension to Lanka sectarian tensions

A series of coordinated attacks on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka shattered the peace in a country that has suffered a long history of sectarian tensions. During a decades-long civil war, which ended...
By Weiyi Cai, K.K. Rebecca Lai and Anjali Singhvi in Colombo


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