US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Alaina Teplitz refuted all conspiracy theories on the involvement of the US military in the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka.
Indian security agencies suspect that the recent terror attack in Sri Lanka was financed by a Pakistan-based drug cartel, the Economic Times reported.
The US Embassy in Colombo yesterday issued a security alert through its website warning citizens in the country and those hoping to travel to the country that Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Sri Lanka.
Strict measures will be taken against those who act in manner to mislead the public and the defence units by spreading false news, the National Media Centre said.
Thusitha Wanigasinghe has been appointed as the acting Defence Secretary.
The Health Ministry has issued a clarification stating that the death toll in last Sunday's attacks stands at nearly 253 and not at 359 as declared previously in the aftermath of the incident.
Special Evacuation Procedures and high security measures will be placed in and around Court premises across the country, President of the Bar Association, PC Kalinga Indatissa said.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) of UK has issued a travel advisory "against all but essential travel" owing to the current situation in Sri Lanka following last Sunday's terror attacks which injured over 500 persons.
The Police Department has issued a clarification stating that the photograph of the suspect identified as Abdul Cader Fathima Qadiya was a case of mistaken identity.
The number of foreign nationals who were killed during last Sunday's explosions stands at 40 as of today (Apr 25), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
Hemasiri Fernando has resigned from the post of Defence Secretary a short while ago, a senior presidential secretariat source said.
Sri Lanka can no longer afford to postpone its reforms agenda, if it is to progress along a high and sustainable growth trajectory over the medium term and catch up with countries that were behind Sri Lanka several decades ago, the Central Bank said its 2018 annual report released on Thursday.