Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga today (Apr 22) visited the St.
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).
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.
Special security has been provided to all Churches in Hambantota following the explosions which took place in the country yesterday (Apr 21).
President Maithripala Sirisena called on Archbishop of Colombo, Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith at the Archbishop's House today (22).
Nine suspects who were arrested in Wellampitiya over yesterday's explosions have been remanded until May 06.
The Catholic Bishops' Conference has called the tragic incidents which took place on Easter Sunday as an "cruel act which is extremely deplorable".
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.
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.
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.
Mannar police have discovered a stock of explosives in the garden of a resident in Oluthuduvai, Mannar today (Apr 22).
A total of 87 detonators have been discovered at a private bus stand in Bastian Mawatha by the Pettah Police this afternoon.