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Sirisena tells PSC he was not forewarned about Easter attacks

President Sirisena blames Hemasiri Fernando and Pujith Jayasundera for all the lapses during the Easter Sunday massacre


Amnesty slams Lanka for promoting officers accused of war crimes

The International Human Rights watchdog points to the appointment of Shavendra Silva as Army Commander and promotions given to accused Navymen


Cabinet nod for new counter-terrorism laws

The Cabinet of Ministers a proposal yesterday to amend existing counter-terror laws or introduce fresh legislation to combat new forms of terrorism.


Eleven JMI members handed over to TID

Eleven members of the proscribed organisation Jamathei Millathu Ibrahim (JMI) were handed over to the TID yesterday (10).


Nearly 300 arrested over Easter Sunday attacks

A total of 293 suspects across the country have been arrested over the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks thus far, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said today (05).


PM promises new laws to prevent terrorism

The Government will propose new laws to facilitate cooperation between different state agencies in preventing terrorism, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.


Nearly Rs. 265 million paid as compensation for Easter Sunday victims

The Office of Reparations (OR), established to compensate the Easter Sunday Attack victims says that a total of Rs.262, 812,500 has been paid at present for those who were deceased and injured due to the bomb blasts.


The Battle for the Sinhala Right-Wing voter

As we enter into the election year and matters get serious we can see a battle being waged for the Sinhala Right-Wing vote.


FR Petitions filed by those aggrieved by Easter Bombing to be heard

The Supreme Court has fixed July 25 and 26 to hear 12 Fundamental Rights petitions filed by several hundred citizens aggrieved by the Easter Sunday bombings.


PSC orders Taj guest list on Easter Sunday upon Dayasiri’s request

The Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) probing the Easter Sunday attack is expected to order the Taj Samudra Hotel in Colombo to provide its list of guests on the day of the bombings.


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