Narendra Modi extends condolences to SL

13 mins ago

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed condolences on behalf of the Government of India over the tragic events in Sri Lanka.

Toll fees on all Expressways waived off

46 mins ago

Toll fees on all Expressways have been waived off from 6pm to 8pm today.

State of Emergency regulations to be debated on the 24th

47 mins ago

The regulations of the State of Emergency will be taken up for debate in Parliament on the 24th of April between 10am and 4pm.

Trump extends support to SL following attacks

50 mins ago

President Donald Trump has pledged the support of US to Sri Lanka to eradicate terrorism in a telephone call with the Premier.

INTERPOL deploys team to probe SL attacks

52 mins ago

The INTERPOL has deploy an Incident Response Team to Sri Lanka to support investigations into yesterday’s attacks.

3 officers killed in Dematagoda explosion promoted

60 mins ago

The IGP has issued directives to promote three police officers who were killed during two explosions reported in Dematagoda yesterday.

Government to compensate victims

1 hour ago

Minister Rajitha Senarathne says the government has decided to award compensation of Rs.1.1 million for victims of the bomb explosions.

SLFP calls for IGP’s resignation

2 hours ago

The SLFP has called for the resignation of Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara, over failure to prevent the terrorist attacks

Acts of terrorism will never be endorsed- Rauff

4 hours ago

Minister Rauff Hakeem today condemned the heinous Easter Sunday attacks and stressed that such acts of terrorism will never be endorsed.

Country will return to normalcy- Kabir Hashim

4 hours ago

Minister Kabir Hashim says Sri Lanka will take all steps to return the country to a normal peaceful state.

Bomb found in Kochchikade defused

4 hours ago

The Bomb Disposal Squad has diffused a bomb found 50m away from the St Anthony’s Church in Kochchikade.

Don’t politicize the current situation -JVP

4 hours ago

The JVP has requested all political parties to refrain from using the present catastrophic situation in the island for their political benefit.

9 arrested in Wellampitiya remanded

4 hours ago

The nine suspects arrested in Wellampitiya over yesterday's attacks have been remanded till the 6th of April.

Vessel believed to have 275kgs of heroin found

5 hours ago

The Navy has seized a vessel suspected to be found transporting 275kgs of heroin in Eastern seas of the island.

National day of mourning declared

5 hours ago

The Government has declared tomorrow, the 23rd of April, a national day of mourning following yesterday's multiple explosions.

Emergency regulations in effect from midnight

6 hours ago

The National Security Council to Gazette clauses dealing with Prevention of Terrorism under Emergency Regulations from midnight.

87 detonators found in Pettah

6 hours ago

Police say 87 detonators have been found at a private bus depot in Bastian Mawatha, Pettah this afternoon.

UNP May Day rally called off

6 hours ago

The UNP has decided to cancel its planned May Day rally following yesterday's explosions in Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa.

All night mail trains for tonight cancelled

6 hours ago

The Railway Control room says all night mail trains scheduled for tonight have been cancelled.

Foreign units warned of April attacks in Sri Lanka

6 hours ago

Minister Rajitha Senaratne confirmed that international intelligence agencies had informed local authorities of pre-planned suicide attacks.

Rumours on water contamination false

8 hours ago

The Police have denied all rumours that water on main supply lines have been contaminated in several areas across the island.