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Sri Lanka suicide bombers visited Kashmir, Kerala for training: Army chief

Colombo: Sri Lanka Army’s chief has said that some of the suicide bombers who carried out the country’s worst terror attack on Easter Sun...Read More

15 dead, 15,000 infected by dengue in Sri Lanka

15 dead, 15,000 infected by dengue in Sri Lanka

Colombo: Fifteen people have died and over 15,000 infected by dengue across Sri Lanka in the first four months of this year, the Epidemio...Read More

China stages tactical retreat on debt traps

China stages tactical retreat on debt traps

The Chinese are crafty operators. Having seen how countries are questioning the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) as a sinister means of sad...Read More

Avoid ‘non-essential travel’ to Sri Lanka: India asks citizens

New Delhi: India on Saturday issued an advisory asking citizens not to undertake non-essential travel to Sri Lanka in view of the recent ...Read More

Sri Lanka government split on anti-terror strategy

Sri Lanka government split on anti-terror strategy

What is most sinister about the serial blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday is their subterranean ramifications. There is not an iota of ...Read More

Minor explosion reported in Sri Lanka’s Pugoda

Minor explosion reported in Sri Lanka’s Pugoda

Colombo: A minor explosion was reported on Thursday from a vacant plot of land in Pugoda on the outskirts of the Sri Lankan capital Colom...Read More

Sri Lanka blasts: 5 key developments so far

Around 359 people have died in Sri Lanka blasts which took place on Easter Sunday. As the country is trying to cope up with the tragic in...Read More

Sri-Lanka death count hikes upto 310

Sri-Lanka death count hikes upto 310

Colombo: The death toll from a string of explosions that rocked Sri Lanka on Sunday has risen to 310 while over 500 remained injured, the...Read More

Indian actress Radikaa Sarathkumar escapes Sri Lanka Easter bomb blast

Indian actress Radikaa Sarathkumar escapes Sri Lanka Easter bomb blast

On Easter morning in Sri Lanka major churches and five-star hotels were targeted. In the aftermath that hit Colombo the death toll has ri...Read More

British family survives Sri Lanka bombing

London: A British family staying in one of the Colombo hotels targeted by suicide bombers had a narrow escape — because they were late fo...Read More

Improvised pipe bomb discovered near Colombo’s main airport, defused successfully by Sri Lanka airforce

Improvised pipe bomb discovered near Colombo’s main airport, defused successfully by Sri Lanka airforce

Colombo: An improvised pipe bomb discovered close to Colombo’s main airport was successfully defused by the Sri Lanka airforce, police said.

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Sri Lanka bomber queued at hotel buffet then blew himself

One of the terrorists waited in line for the buffet breakfast at a five-star hotel in Colombo and then blew himself up. The bomber had ch...Read More

TNA will gain political mileage out of its support to shaky government: Mahinda Rajapaksa

Colombo: Sri Lanka’s main Tamil party TNA should not be allowed to achieve through its support to prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s g...Read More

Sri Lanka PM to form new democratic front

Sri Lanka PM to form new democratic front

 Colombo: The reinstated Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Ranil Wickremesinghe, here on Monday said that a democratic front would be created ...Read More

England vs Sri Lanka: Five-for Rashid England’s hero as Sri Lanka collapse on Day 2

England vs Sri Lanka: Five-for Rashid England’s hero as Sri Lanka collapse on Day 2

Colombo: Sri Lanka threw away a decent position in the final Test against England on Saturday, collapsing from 183 for two at tea to 240 ...Read More

230 skeletons found in Sri Lanka’s largest mass grave

Colombo: Over 230 skeletons have been found in a mass grave discovered earlier this year in Sri Lanka’s Mannar town that has turned out t...Read More

Sri Lanka political crisis :  Mahinda Rajapaksa joins new SLPP

Sri Lanka political crisis : Mahinda Rajapaksa joins new SLPP

Colombo: Sri Lankan strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa, who was appointed prime minister in a controversial move by President Maithripala Sirise...Read More

Crisis on to the streets of Colombo

Crisis on to the streets of Colombo

The political crisis in India’s immediate neighbourhood in Sri Lanka is widely believed to be an extra-Constitutional gamble having far r...Read More

Wickremesinghe’s arrogance led to his sacking, says President Maithripala Sirisena

Colombo: In a relief to Sri Lanka’s embattled leader Ranil Wickremesinghe, Parliament’s Speaker refused to endorse his sacking as the pri...Read More

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India thrashes Zim by 136 runs to enter final

Colombo : Pacer Piyush Salvi conceded 12 wides in an over of 16 deliveries but that eventually did not matter in the end as India thrashe...Read More

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