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Sirisena asks Defence Secy, police chief to quit

Colombo |Wednesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST

Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday asked for the resignation of Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando and the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara over the mishandli

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2 suicide bombers sons of Sri Lankan spice mogul

Colombo |Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST

Two sons of millionaire businessman and spice trader Mohammed Yusuf Ibrahim were among the suicide bombers who carried out the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka which killed at least 359 and injured

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Sri Lanka Easter bombing toll goes up to 359

Colombo |Wednesday, 2019 3:45:06 PM IST

The death toll from the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka rose to 359 on Wednesday, police said.

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Government to blame for Easter carnage: Rajapaksa

Colombo |Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST

Opposition leader and former President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Tuesday launched a blistering attack on the Sri Lankan government, saying it must be held accountable for the Easter Sunday bombings that ki

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Sri Lanka Easter bombing toll surges to 359 (Lead)

Colombo |Wednesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST

Sri Lankan authorities on Wednesday confirmed that Easter Sunday suicide bombings toll has touched 359 which includes several foreigners.

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Sri Lanka will eradicate terrorism with global help: PM

Colombo |Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday said that the government would eradicate terrorism with the assistance offered by the international community in the wake of the deadly Easter

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Sri Lankan schools to remain shut till April 29

Colombo |Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

All government schools across Sri Lanka will remain closed until April 29 in view of the security situation, Education Minister Akila V. Kariyawasam announced on Tuesday.

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Foreign involvement in Sri Lanka bombings: PM (Lead)

Colombo |Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday said that authorities were making progress in identifying the culprits of the Easter Sunday suicide bombings which killed 321 people and wound

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Mass funeral held for Sri Lanka blasts victims

Colombo |Tuesday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST

The first mass funeral was held in Sri Lanka on Tuesday as the country marks a day of mourning for the victims of the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 310 people.

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Severe weather spell to hit Pakistan: Met department

Islamabad |Tuesday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST

The Pakistan Meteorological Department issued a four-day severe weather alert forecasting widespread dust-thunderstorms and rain along with strong gusty winds across the country starting from Tuesday,

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Sri Lanka death toll 310, Indian count is 10 (2nd Lead)

Colombo |Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST

The death toll from a series of coordinated bomb attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday has risen to 310, including 10 Indians, police said on Tuesday.

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Don't link us with Sri Lankan group: TN outfit

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST

A senior leader of the Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath (TNTJ) on Tuesday dubbed as "media terrorism" a report linking it with a similar Sri Lankan group which has been blamed for the suicide bombings that

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