Bangladesh seek resurgence against inconsistent Sri Lanka

Bangladesh seek resurgence against inconsistent Sri Lanka

BRISTOL: Smarting from consecutive defeats, Bangladesh will look to get their World Cup campaign back on track when they take on an inconsistent Sri Lanka here Tuesday. Bangladesh made a perfect start to their World Cup campaign, posting their highest one-day international score of 330-6 during the 21-run win over South Africa. However, the Tigers […]

Lanka suicide bombers visited Kashmir, Kerala: SL army chief

Lanka suicide bombers visited Kashmir, Kerala: SL army chief

Colombo: Sri Lanka Army’s chief has said that some of the suicide bombers who carried out the country’s worst terror attack on Easter Sunday visited Kashmir and Kerala for “some sorts of training” or to “make some more links” with other foreign outfits. It is the first time that a top Sri Lankan security official […]

Lanka lifts nationwide night curfew

Colombo: Barring three areas, Sri Lanka on Sunday lifted the nationwide night curfew which was imposed after the island nation was rocked with eight blasts targeting churches and hotels that killed 253 people, including Indians. Police also said they have arrested one more person suspected to be involved in the Easter blasts. “No island-wide curfew […]

Sri Lanka’s defence secretary quits

Sri Lanka’s defence secretary quits

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando told Reuters on Thursday that he had resigned, taking responsibility for the suicide bomber attacks on the country last Sunday. He said that while there had been no failure on his own part, he was taking responsibility for failures of some institutions he headed as the secretary of […]

Sri Lanka bans drones, unmanned aircraft

Sri Lanka bans drones, unmanned aircraft

Colombo: Sri Lanka has banned the use of drones and unmanned aircraft following the massive Easter Sunday bombings that killed over 350 people and injured more than 500 in the country’s worst terror attack. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said that the ban will be in effect until further notice. The use of drones and […]

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 […]

Governor condemns blasts

Governor condemns blasts

JAMMU: Governor Satya Pal Malik strongly condemned the blasts in Sri Lanka. In a message, Governor has expressed shock and anguish over the serial blasts at Churches and Hotels in Sri Lanka in which innocent lives were lost, and many were injured. We stand in solidarity with the people of Sri Lanka, he said. Calling […]

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