Six Indians killed in Sri Lanka blasts

Six Indians killed in Sri Lanka blasts

Colombo: At least six Indians have been killed in a string of eight powerful blasts, including suicide attacks, which struck three churches and luxury hotels frequented by foreigners in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, officials said on Monday. The blasts targeted St Anthony’s Church in Colombo, St Sebastian’s Church in the western coastal town of […]

Improvised bomb made safe near Colombo airport: police

Improvised bomb made safe near Colombo airport: police

Colombo: An improvised pipe bomb discovered close to Colombo’s main airport was successfully defused by the Sri Lanka airforce, police said. A police source told AFP that a “homemade” pipe bomb had been found late Sunday on a road leading towards the main terminal, which remains open with heavy security after Easter Sunday’s deadly bomb […]

Curfew lifted a day after Sri Lanka rocked with multiple blasts

Curfew lifted a day after Sri Lanka rocked with multiple blasts

Colombo: Sri Lanka on Monday lifted the curfew which was indefinitely imposed after the island nation was rocked with eight blasts targeting churches and hotels that killed over 215 people. Sri Lankan government on Sunday imposed curfew with immediate effect after the blasts which was lifted at 6 am Monday morning, police said. A string of […]

More than 200 killed, 500 injured in Sri Lanka attacks

More than 200 killed, 500 injured in Sri Lanka attacks

Colombo: At least 215 people were killed and around 500 others injured in a string of eight powerful blasts, including suicide attacks, that struck three churches and luxury hotels frequented by foreigners in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, shattering a decade of peace in the island nation after the end of the brutal civil war with the LTTE.

World leaders condemn

World leaders condemn

London/Colombo: Countries from across the globe, including the US, the UK, Russia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh expressed shock and condemnation over the deadly blasts at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday that left over 200 people dead. Dozens of foreign nationals were feared to have been killed in the near […]

India missed ‘golden opportunity’ to resolve Kashmir dispute in 1971 war: Modi

India missed ‘golden opportunity’ to resolve Kashmir dispute in 1971 war: Modi

Barmer: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India missed a “golden opportunity” during 1971 war to resolve Kashmir dispute by releasing hundreds of Pakistani troops from the Indian Army’s custody “under global pressure”. Modi made the observation at an election rally here and said the then Congress government signed Shimla agreement (in 1972) “under […]

Proud of Babri Masjid demolition, says BJP’s Pragya

Proud of Babri Masjid demolition, says BJP’s Pragya

Bhopal: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from the Bhopal parliamentary consituency in Madhya Pradesh Sadhvi Pragya Thakur said on Sunday that she takes pride in the demolition of the Babri Masjid. “We do not regret but are proud of demolishing the Babri Masjid. We removed the waste from our Lord Ram’s temple,” she said in […]

Rahul to be PM if Cong gets maximum seats

Rahul to be PM if Cong gets maximum seats

Panaji: Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Anand Sharma on Sunday said Rahul Gandhi will be the next prime minister of India if the Congress gets the highest number of seats in the April-May Lok Sabha polls. Addressing a press conference here, Sharma said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his NDA government will face the […]