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‘Decade of Peace’ to be commemorated from 19 to 22 May

A four-day ceremony will be held next week to mark the 10-year anniversary of the end of the separatist war, Army Commander Lt. Gen. Mahesh Senanayake said.

PM vows to eradicate ISIS from SL

On a visit to the Zion church blast site in Batticaloa today, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe vowed to eradicate ISIS from Sri Lanka.

Catholic Church athirst for Pentecost after Easter crucifixion

In the aftermath of the Easter Sunday tragedy, there is something we all tend to overlook - something that reveals a blind spot in the leadership of the Roman Catholic Church, says renowned theologian Fr. Aloysius Pieris, s.j.

Over 100 Easter bombing suspects arrested so far – Police

Forty-four suspects who were arrested over the terror attacks on 21 April have been handed over to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for further questioning.

President bans all face covers

Any garment or item which obstructs the identification of a person’s face will be banned with effect from today (29), the President’s Media Division (PMD) said.

Curfew lifted in Sammanthurai, Kalmunai & Chawalakade

Police curfew imposed in the Sammanthurai, Kalmunai and Chawalakade areas in the Eastern Province has been lifted as of 8.00am today, Police said.

Sri Lanka bans NTJ and JMI

Sri Lanka has banned the National Thawheed Jammath (NTJ) and Jamathei Millathu Ibraheem (JMI), a week after the devastating Easter Sunday bombings

Twenty arrested over past 24 hours

Twenty suspects were arrested relating to the Easter Sunday bombing over a 24 hour period that ended ending this morning (27).

Easter attacks may be due to anti-drugs campaign – President

President draws link between drugs campaign and Easter bombings

Police release suspect photos – at least one disputed

Police has released a batch of pictures of suspects allegedly linked to the Easter Sunday bombings. The veracity of at least one of the pictures has been disputed.

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