Sunday, May 26, 2019

Sri Lanka: 5 terror suspects arrested with Rs 1 bn in bank accounts

Colombo | May 26, 2019 2:41:20 AM IST
The bank accounts of five terror suspects, who were arrested a day earlier for close links with Islamist extremist group National Thawheed Jammath (NTJ), had funds of Rs 1 billion, a senior police official said.... read..

CWC19 Warm-up: South Africa defeats Sri Lanka by 87 runs

Cardiff | May 24, 2019 11:11:21 PM IST
South Africa defeated Sri Lanka by 87 runs on Friday in a warm-up fixture at Cardiff ahead of the upcoming Cricket World Cup.... read..

Sri Lanka extends Emergency by a month

Colombo |Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday extended by a month the state of Emergency that was imposed immediately after the Easter Sunday attacks that killed over 250 people and injured hundreds.... read..

Sri Lanka PM congratulates Modi for 'magnificent election victory'

Asia | May 23, 2019 1:41:52 PM IST
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Thursday congratulated his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi as the BJP-led NDA government looks all set to form the government for the second term at the Centre.... read..

Sri Lanka: MP to be grilled over links with terror group NTJ

Asia | May 22, 2019 12:11:50 PM IST
A member of Parliament who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ), has been detained and will be questioned, police said on Tuesday.... read..

State of emergency extended in Sri Lanka by one month

Asia | May 22, 2019 7:41:52 PM IST
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday extended the state of emergency in the nation by one month in the aftermath of the devastating Easter attacks.... read..

Sri Lanka take many positives from Scotland victory ahead of World Cup

Cricket | May 22, 2019 2:11:52 PM IST
Dimuth Karunaratne, who will be leading Sri Lanka side in the forthcoming ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, scored a brilliant half-century on his captaincy debut to guide his side towards a 35-run victory (DLS method) in their second ODI against Scotland at t... read..

Pak U-19 to play 5 ODIs against Sri Lanka

Cricket | May 19, 2019 1:11:48 PM IST
Pakistan Under-19 are set to play five One-Day Internationals (ODIs) against Sri Lanka, beginning May 26 in Hambantota.... read..

Foreign embassies websites under cyber attack in Sri Lanka

Asia | May 19, 2019 7:41:54 PM IST
Websites of at least 11 foreign embassies, including the Kuwait Embassy, here has come under a cyber attack, the Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Readiness Team (SLCERT) said on Sunday.... read..
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