Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga visits St. Sebastians Church in Katuwapitiya


Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga today (Apr 22) visited the St.

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INTERPOL deploying Incident Response Team to Sri Lanka to assist authorities in investigations


INTERPOL is deploying a team to Sri Lanka to assist authorities in investigating the series of bomb attacks at churches and hotels which left nearly 300 dead and some 500 injured on Sunday (April 21).

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PM, Opp. Leader to deliver special statement in Parliament tomorrow


The Prime Minister and the Opposition Leader will deliver special statements during tomorrow's Parliament session from 1 pm to 2 pm tomorrow (Apr 23), the Speakers Office said today.

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Special security provided to all churches in Hambantota


Special security has been provided to all Churches in Hambantota following the explosions which took place in the country yesterday (Apr 21).

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President calls on Archbishop; says Govt has taken measures to prevent recurrence of attacks


President Maithripala Sirisena called on Archbishop of Colombo, Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith at the Archbishop's House today (22).

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Nine remanded until May 06 over yesterday's explosions


Nine suspects who were arrested in Wellampitiya over yesterday's explosions have been remanded until May 06.

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Catholic Bishops' Conference issues statement on Easter Sunday attacks


The Catholic Bishops' Conference has called the tragic incidents which took place on Easter Sunday as an "cruel act which is extremely deplorable".

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Indian Coast Guard increases monitoring efforts; expresses willingness to assist Lankan Coast Guard


The Indian Coast Guard has increased its monitoring efforts in the Indo-Sri Lankan territorial waters, to prevent members of an extremist groups from entering the country, Indian media reports.

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Explosion as Security Officers diffuse bomb near the Kochchikade Church


The bomb disposal team of security forces carried out a controlled detonation of a vehicle borne Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in the vicinity of the Kochchikade Church a short while ago.

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Police officers killed in Dematagoda raid receive posthumous promotions


The Sub Inspector, and two Police Constables who were killed during a raid at a house in Dematagoda yesterday (April 21) have received posthumous promotions, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said.

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Police discover stock of explosives at a residence in Mannar


Mannar police have discovered a stock of explosives in the garden of a resident in Oluthuduvai, Mannar today (Apr 22).

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87 detonators discovered at Bastian Mawatha in Pettah


A total of 87 detonators have been discovered at a private bus stand in Bastian Mawatha by the Pettah Police this afternoon.

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