Day: March 7, 2018

Facebook, Viber, WhatsApp and social media blocked – TRC

Facebook, Viber, WhatsApp and all other social media networks have been temporary blocked in the country considering the current situation, the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) said.

TRC instructs to slow internet speeds

The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) of Sri Lanka has instructed internet service providers to restrain internet access in the Kandy District.

US calls for quick action against perpetrators, end to Emergency

The US Embassy in Colombo has called on the Government of Sri Lanka to act quickly against perpetrators of sectarian violence, protect religious minorities and their places of worship, and swiftly conclude the State of Emergency.

Teldeniya unrest BBS urges calm NBF calls for establishment of law and order

In the wake of the Teldeniya incident, the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) has requested the people to remain calm and stop the prevailing violence.

CID team sent to Digana

A team of investigators from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) was dispatched to Digana yesterday, to take stock of the prevailing situation and damage to property following Monday’s flare up that left one dead.