Easter Sunday

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Sri Lanka: PM Modi pays tributes to Easter attack victims

09 Jun 2019

Sri Lanka: PM Modi pays tributes to Easter attack victims

PM Narendra Modi, who arrived in Sri Lanka on Sunday morning, has paid tributes to the victims of the Easter Sunday bombings in Colombo that took place in April this year.

Sri Lanka's face veil ban takes effect under new regulation

29 Apr 2019

Sri Lanka's face veil ban takes effect under new regulation

Muslim women in Sri Lanka won't be allowed to wear any form of face veils in public starting today under new regulations announced by President Maithripala Sirisena who used emergency powers in the wake of the Easter Sunday bombings.

Man, who survived Sri Lanka bombing, witnessed Mumbai attacks too

29 Apr 2019

Man, who survived Sri Lanka bombing, witnessed Mumbai attacks too

Dubai-based Abhinav Chari has stepped out of UAE only twice, and both the times he cheated death.

ISIS claims 3 terrorists who blew themselves in #SriLanka raids

28 Apr 2019

ISIS claims 3 terrorists who blew themselves in #SriLanka raids

The Islamic State has claimed the three terrorists who blew themselves up during a fierce gun battle with security forces in Sri Lanka's Eastern province, a media report said today.

Sri Lanka: 15 killed as suicide-bombers blow themselves during shootout

27 Apr 2019

Sri Lanka: 15 killed as suicide-bombers blow themselves during shootout

Six children and three women were among 15 people killed when suicide bombers blew themselves up during a shootout with security forces in Sri Lanka's Eastern province, police said.

Sri Lanka: 15, including 6 kids, dead during ISIS' raids

27 Apr 2019

Sri Lanka: 15, including 6 kids, dead during ISIS' raids

A raid at an ISIS hideout near Kalmunai in Sri Lanka ended in deaths of 15 people, including six children, the country's police said on Saturday. Three suicide bombers blew themselves up and others were shot dead, police added.

Wealthy Muslim family behind Sri Lanka attack that killed 359

25 Apr 2019

Wealthy Muslim family behind Sri Lanka attack that killed 359

Locals of Dematagoda, a quiet suburb in Sri Lankan capital Colombo, had no clue that a wealthy family in the neighborhood was planning something sinister behind closed doors.

Well-educated, privileged: What we know about Sri Lanka attacks' terrorists

24 Apr 2019

Well-educated, privileged: What we know about Sri Lanka attacks' terrorists

On Easter Sunday, Sri Lanka was hit by a dastardly terror attack wherein eight bombs went off in various areas in and around the capital Colombo. The death toll has surged to 359 and over 500 are injured.

#GamingBytes: PUBG Easter eggs- Where and how to find them?

23 Apr 2019

#GamingBytes: PUBG Easter eggs- Where and how to find them?

In light of Easter Sunday, PUBG Mobile launched its own in-game Easter egg hunt.

Death toll rises to 310, Sri Lanka observes 3-minute silence

23 Apr 2019

Death toll rises to 310, Sri Lanka observes 3-minute silence

Sri Lanka observed a nationwide three-minute silence today to pay homage to more than 300 people killed in the gruesome Easter Sunday bombings, the country's worst terror attack blamed on a local previously little-known Islamist outfit.

Sri Lankan police find 87 bomb detonators at bus stand

22 Apr 2019

Sri Lankan police find 87 bomb detonators at bus stand

A day after eight serial blasts ripped apart Sri Lanka, the police found 87 bomb detonators at the main bus station in capital Colombo on Monday.

Jihadist group Thowheed Jamath is responsible for Sri Lanka attacks

22 Apr 2019

Jihadist group Thowheed Jamath is responsible for Sri Lanka attacks

Reportedly, the Sri Lankan government has held jihadist group Thowheed Jamath responsible for Sunday's attack in the country that killed 290 and injured close to 500 people.

#SriLankaAttacks: Suicide bomber queued for breakfast, then set off blast

22 Apr 2019

#SriLankaAttacks: Suicide bomber queued for breakfast, then set off blast

Minutes before he ticked off a bomb at Sri Lanka's Cinnamon Grand hotel on Easter Sunday, the suicide bomber stood in a queue for breakfast buffet, reports AFP.

Sri Lanka blasts: 24 suspects arrested, 290 killed, 450 injured

22 Apr 2019

Sri Lanka blasts: 24 suspects arrested, 290 killed, 450 injured

Sri Lankan police have arrested 24 people in connection to the deadly bomb blasts which ripped apart churches and high-end hotels on Sunday. Officials said 290 people have died and 450 got injured.