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Jul 30, 2019
Easter Sunday bombings: Muslim ministers in Sri Lanka rejoin govt after investigators found no link with local Islamist extremist groupFour Sri Lankan Muslim ministers, who resigned following the Easter Sunday bombings have rejoined government. Investigators found no link in their alleged involvement with a local islamist extremist group. Muslims account for about 10 percent of the population in Sri Lanka.
Jul 28, 2019
Sri Lanka Easter Sunday bombings likely to be NIA's first case after amendment of Act, says MHA officialThe Easter Sunday bombings case in Sri Lanka is likely to be the first case for the National Investigation Agency to probe after a parliamentary amendment empowered it to investigate terror cases abroad.
Jul 16, 2019
Easter Sunday bombings: International drug syndicates orchestrated attacks, says Sri Lankan president Maithripala SirisenaInternational drug syndicates orchestrated Sri Lanka's deadly Easter Sunday bombings, the country's leader claimed on Monday, despite earlier blaming the attacks on Islamists
Jul 04, 2019
Sri Lanka's former defence secretary, suspended police chief detained over Easter Sunday bombings which claimed more than 250 livesSuspended police chief, former defence secretary of Sri Lanka detained over Easter Sunday bombings. Colombo chief magistrate Lanka Jayaratna ordered the two held until 9 July. The Easter Sunday bombings killed more than 250 people at churches and hotels.
Jul 02, 2019
Sri Lanka arrests ex-police chief and former defence secretary for failing to prevent Easter terror attacks, ignoring intel shared by IndiaSri Lanka's ex-defence secretary Hemasiri Fernando and suspended police chief Pujith Jayasundera were arrested on Tuesday, a day after the Attorney General instructed the authorities to charge them for their failure to prevent the Easter terror attacks that claimed 258 lives
Jun 27, 2019
Islamic State ideology in vulnerable pockets of South India feeds on local grievances to further jihadist agendaThe Islamic State in the Land of al-Shams might be dead—but the in the land of Idli-Sambar, it is giving jihad a new, distinctively southern flavour, blending local grievances and conflicts into its global ideology.
Jun 22, 2019
Sri Lanka extends emergency in surprise move after promising to relax tough law imposed following Easter Sunday bombingsSirisena has been criticised for failing to act on precise Indian intelligence that jihadists were about to hit churches and other targets in Sri Lanka.
Jun 17, 2019
Sri Lankan media watchdog slams attempt to arrest journalist for remarks on anti-Muslim riotsThe Sri Lanka Free Media Movement (SLFMM) has said police were trying to prosecute Kusal Perera, a senior journalist who wrote a column in Sri Lanka's Daily Mirror newspaper over the anti-Muslim violence.
Jun 14, 2019
India's foreign policy for the next 5 years: From counter-insurgency ties to big investments, New Delhi must keep Sri Lanka warm to keep China at bayIndia’s strategic autonomy in Sri Lanka will seriously be tested by the United States and – to a lesser extent – Japan.
Jun 11, 2019
Sri Lanka blasts: Seven weeks after Easter Sunday attacks, Colombo's Shangri-La Hotel to reopen tomorrowThe Shangri-La Hotel in Sri Lanka's Colombo has said that it will reopen on Wednesday, seven weeks after the five-star property was attacked on Easter Sunday by a suicide bomber.