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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).


Alleged extremist threat to Mosques with shrines

Security has been tightened around a number of mosques which contain shrines to Muslim Saints


Army troops deployed on search operations after police powers granted

Thousands of army officers and other ranks fanned across the country after Parliament passed emergency regulations conferring police powers to the Armed Forces.


Government kept out of the loop – Rajitha

Tensions between President Maithripala Sirisena and the Government emerged at a press conference addressed by several Cabinet Ministers in Colombo yesterday about the Easter Sunday massacre.


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