Two more suspects handed over to the CID over Sunday explosions


Two suspects have been handed over to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) after being arrested in the Kuda Ratwatte area in Kandy over their alleged connections with the explosions last Sunday.

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Three-minutes silence in remembrance of lost lives ; Final rites of Katuwapitiya victims today


The entire country will observe a three-minute silence from 8:30 am as a mark of respect to the lives lost during the tragic series of incidents," Secretary to the Ministry of Internal & Home Affairs and Provincial Councils & Local Government said.

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Air Force's EOD team deployed to clear Fort Railway station for security measures


The Explosive Ordinance Disposal Team of the Air Force has been deployed to clear the Fort Railway station this morning.

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Govt. didn't expect an attack of this magnitude : Defence Secretary


Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando while referring to the Easter Sunday attacks has said that the government did not expect an attack of this magnitude.

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President issues gazette declaring state of Emergency from April 22


A gazette notification has been issued by President's Secretary Udaya Senaviratne upon the directives of President Maithripala Sirisena declaring a state of emergency within the country from April 22 onwards.

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Six including singer Amal Perera deported from Dubai


A group of six suspects including singer Amal Perera have been deported from Dubai this morning.

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Govt. responsible for recent attacks ; Opp. MP's ready to support recovery efforts : Opp. Leader


Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that the government must bear responsibility of the tragic Easter Sunday attacks.

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Number of foreign casualties in yesterday's explosions rises to 30 ; 17 hospitalised


The number of foreign nationals who had succumbed to death following yesterday's multiple explosions stands at 30 as at 7 pm today (Apr 22), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

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PM briefs diplomats ; world leaders condole and offer assistance to Sri Lanka


Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has conducted a special briefing with all diplomats based in Colombo at Temple Trees this afternoon.

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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, the Speakers Office said today.

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