Day: May 4, 2019

200 T-56 bullets found at St. Joseph’s Girls’ College in Gampola

A stock of ammunition was found at St. Josephs Girls College in Gampola today when it was being searched today as a part of the island-wide search operations carried out in schools.

Saudi Arabia arrests Zahran’s brother-in-law and colleague – report

Saudi Arabia is learnt to have arrested Maulana Rila, brother-in-law of the Islamic State inspired Shangri-La hotel bomber Zahran Hashim, and a colleague of his, who just goes by the name Shahnawaj, last week on the basis of inputs from Indian intelligence.

ISIS bans women burkas after chiefs attacked by veiled assassins

In a bizarre turn of events, Islamic State fighters are now banning women from wearing burkas in security centres in the northern Iraqi city of Monsul and have declared the full-face veils are now a security risk.

12 Kilo’s of C4 found from Mannar

Police Special Task Force Officers arrested an individual along with 12 Kilograms of C 4 explosives and 6 Timing Circuits.

IS terrorism will be eradicated from Sri Lanka – PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe vowed to hunt down any remaining Islamic State extremists behind the deadly Easter bombings in Sri Lanka.

Britain to support Joint Centre on Intelligence

The British Minister of State for Security and Economic Crime, Ben Wallace said that political leadership is extremely important in the fight against terrorism with international connections.

Commander in BBC TV Interview Wants People to Have Confidence in Armed Forces

Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army in an interview given to the BBC TV Channel on Thursday (2) wants people to confide in armed forces and admitted that the country suffered due to a gap in sharing of security information and intelligence.

MAS turns plastic waste into National Cricket attire

It looked like normal – and classy – cricket attire until MAS Holdings revealed the unusual origins of the National Cricket attire that will lend colour to the forthcoming Cricket World Cup 2019: explaining the transformation of plastic sea waste into a superior fabric used to produce players’ kits when the Principal Sponsor was announced at the Taj Samudra Hotel yesterday.

Rishad Bathiudeen leaves for Muscat

Minister Rishad Bathiudeen has left for Muscat this last evening (03).