Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya says that he has "invited the attention of the Parliament with regard to the urgent action needed in response to the unexpected explosions affecting life and property" in several places in the country." MORE..
22 Apr 2019 (3:01 AM)
Sri Lanka s government was "aware of information regarding a possible attack" before a series of deadly bomb blasts rocked hotels and churches in the capital Colombo and two other towns, according to the country s prime minister. MORE..
22 Apr 2019 (2:40 AM)
An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) had been detected near the departure area of Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). MORE..
22 Apr 2019 (1:31 AM)
The Leader of the Opposition Mahinda Rajapaksa had visited the Kochchikade Church in Kotahena to inspect the situation following the explosion which occurred this morning (21). MORE..
22 Apr 2019 (1:04 AM)
The Eiffel Tower in France is set to turn off its lights to pay tribute to the victims of Sri Lanka attacks. MORE..
22 Apr 2019 (12:29 AM)
Thirteen suspects have been arrested by the Colombo Crimes Division (CC) over the eight explosions which occurred at several places in the country. MORE..
21 Apr 2019 (11:43 PM)
President Maithripala Sirisena says he will appoint a committee headed by a Supreme Court judge to conduct an inquiry into the explosions and their background. MORE..
21 Apr 2019 (11:06 PM)
The international community including the heads of states have deplored the explosions that took place in several places across the island today (21). MORE..
21 Apr 2019 (10:18 PM)
A van has been seized by the police in Wellawatte area on suspicion of transporting explosives to Colombo for the tragic blasts that took place today (21). MORE..
21 Apr 2019 (9:55 PM)
A total of thirty-two foreigners from are among the killed in the explosions took place in Colombo today (21), stated the Chairman of Sri Lanka Tourism. MORE..
21 Apr 2019 (8:53 PM)
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe issuing a special statement on the fatal explosion which took place around the country today (21), stated that law would be strictly enforced against the persons who are behind these attacks. MORE..
21 Apr 2019 (8:44 PM)
A total of 207 deaths have been reported in the eight explosions which occurred around the country on Easter Sunday (21). MORE..
21 Apr 2019 (7:34 PM)
False news and speculation are currently circulated on social media platforms and messaging services causing panic among the general public. MORE..
21 Apr 2019 (7:22 PM)
Pope Francis laments the Easter Sunday attacks on several churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, which killed at least 138 people and wounded more than 400 others. MORE..
21 Apr 2019 (6:25 PM)
Three police officers have been reported dead from an explosion at Mahawila Gardens housing scheme in Dematagoda.
21 Apr 2019 (6:02 PM)
All academic activities at state universities have been temporarily called off due to the explosion which took place around the country today (21). MORE..
21 Apr 2019 (5:54 PM)
Police curfew has been implemented island-wide with immediate effect. The curfew will be in effect until further notice, stated Police Media Spokesperson. MORE..
21 Apr 2019 (5:00 PM)
The Parliament is set to convene on 23rd of April, Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya has stated. MORE..
21 Apr 2019 (4:41 PM)
The Archbishop of Colombo, His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith has deplored the explosions that occurred at several places across the island this morning (21). MORE..
21 Apr 2019 (4:34 PM)
Social media platforms including WhatsApp, Viber, and Facebook have been blocked temporarily in the country following the explosions this morning. MORE..
21 Apr 2019 (4:28 PM)