Female among nine suicide bombers involved in attacks

A female was among nine suicide bombers involved in the Easter Sunday attacks, investigators have found. The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has identified eight of...

New Zealand PM says no intelligence linking Sri Lanka attacks to Christchurch

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday that her government was not aware of any intelligence suggesting that a devastating attack on...

Police on alert for explosives-laden lorry and van

The Police have been placed on high on alert over a lorry and van packed with explosives said to be in the city. Search operations...

Death toll from Easter Sunday attacks reaches 321

The death toll from the Easter Sunday attacks reached 321 today, the Police said. Suicide bombers attacked St. Anthony’s Shrine in Colombo, St. Sebastian’s in...

Army says Police did not share intelligence report

The Army says the Police did not share any intelligence report of a possible attack on churches and other locations. Army Commander, Lieutenant General Mahesh...

Officials confirm attacks by suicide bombers

Officials have now confirmed that the attacks carried out in Colombo and outside the city yesterday were by suicide bombers. The Government analyst has confirmed...

Government admits prior warning was ignored

The Government has now admitted that prior warning was issued over possible attacks targeting churches and diplomatic missions but the warning was ignored. Minister of...

Over 210 killed and 450 injured in Easter Sunday attack in Sri Lanka

Over 210 people have been killed and at least 450 injured in the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka. The Kochchikade St. Anthony's Church, the...

Over 130 killed in explosions in Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa

Over 130 people have been killed in multiple explosions in Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa. Over 300 people sustained injuries. The explosions occurred at three churches and...

Kiriella says Ranil expected to contest polls

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is expected to contest the upcoming Presidential elections, Leader of the House and Minister of Public Enterprise, Kandyan Heritage and...

Silent protest staged in Colombo over attack on Methodist Church

A silent protest was staged in Colombo today over the attack on a Methodist Church in Anuradhapura. Clergy and members of various Christian denominations attended...

US Navy begins military exercise in China managed Hambantota Port

The US Navy today began a military exercise at the Hambantota Port which is managed by China. Commander, Task Force 73 announced the beginning of...

Sri Lanka’s first satellite ‘Raavana 1’ launched

Sri Lanka’s first satellite ‘Raavana 1’ was launched into space today from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia’s East Shore. The launch marks Sri Lanka’s...

Ten killed in van-bus accident in Mahiyanganaya

Ten people were killed when a bus crashed into a van in Mahiyanganaya early this morning. The Police said that all 10 killed were those...

US court unseals complaint filed against Gota

A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, in Los Angeles has unsealed a civil lawsuit against former...

Over 940 arrested for drunk driving

Over 940 drivers have been arrested for drunk driving during a special Police operation conducted around the island since the 11th of April. The Police...

Four arrested in terror probe after arriving in UK from Sri Lanka

Four men have been arrested on suspicion of belonging to a banned extremist organisation after arriving in the UK from Sri Lanka, police have...

UN torture committee to submit confidential report to Sri Lanka

The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture has completed its first visit to Sri Lanka from 2 to 12 April where it examined...

Gota gets a heroes welcome as he returns from US

Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa returned from the United States today and was greeted by opposition Parliamentarians and a large number of his supporters. Rajapaksa...

Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange arrested in London

Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, the BBC reported. Assange took refuge in the embassy seven years ago...