Sri Lanka Serial Blasts
World  /  Published 01.05.19

Foreign brain planned bombings: Sirisena

By Reuters and PTI in Colombo

Opinion  /  Published 02.05.19

If the US declares giraffes endangered does it matter?

Sir — The United States of America could soon declare giraffes an endangered species. But will that help the cause of these gentle giants, who, scientists believe, are undergoing a silent extinction...
By The Telegraph

World  /  Published 30.04.19

Militants still at large: US to Sri Lanka

By Reuters in Colombo

World  /  Published 29.04.19

IS leader appears in video for first time in 5 years

The shadowy leader of the Islamic State group appeared for the first time in five years in a video released by the extremist group's propaganda arm on Monday, acknowledging defeat in the group's last ...
By AP in Beirut

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

World  /  Published 24.04.19

Sri Lanka asks top security officials to resign

Sri Lanka's president has asked for the resignations of the defence secretary and national police chief, a dramatic internal shake-up after security forces shrugged off intelligence reports warning of...
By AP in Colombo

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

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


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