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President vows not to allow foreign forces to be deployed in Sri Lanka

President Maithripala Sirisena said that he would not allow any foreign forces to be deployed in the country as he has kept his fullest faith on the capabilities of the Armed forces of Sri Lanka.


Rearview of a Carnage

Terror takes tolerance hostage. The purpose of terror is to undermine our tolerant way of life. What motivates the perpetrators of terror?


Easter Sunday Massacre happened because minorities don’t matter

Officials had the information but did nothing to prevent attacks because minorities don't matter


Fifteen dead in Kalmunai clash

Combined Army, Special Task Force and Police teams are continuing search operations in the Kalmunai area where 15 people including 6 six children were killed in a confrontation


A Resignation of an Olympian

Evil originates not in the absence of guilt. Evil originates in our effort to escape it. I cannot recall who said it. But it addresses our current predicament.


Tough measures against misinformation

The Police and security forces are taking strict legal action against those who circulate false information


Death toll revised down to 253

A statement sent out on Thursday night by the Director General of Health Services Dr. Anil Jasinghe has revised the death toll from the Easter Sunday massacre from an estimated 359 to approximately 253.


Defense Secretary quits

Hemasiri Fernando the Secretary to the Ministry of Defense has resigned and is the first casualty of the intelligence lapse that led to the Easter Sunday massacre.


Party leaders want justice for victims

Representatives from all the political parties who met with President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday vowed that all those who aided and abetted the suicide bombers who killed around 250 people on Easter Sunday should be brought to justice.


CAA prohibits drones

The use of drones and all unmanned aircraft within Sri Lankan airspace is prohibited, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said issuing a media release yesterday (24).


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